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K-60 Cold Molded Sloop

Modified 75 Square Meter Sailboat





K-60 Sail Plan LOA 18.23 m 59'-10"
LWL 13.70 m 44'-11"
Beam 3.07 m 10'-1"
Draft 2.72 m 8'-11"
Displacement 9,800 kg 21,600 lb
Sail Area 79.3 m^2 854 ft^2
Ballast 4,700 kg 10,360 lb
D/L 106 106
SA/D 17.6 17.6
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Designer's Comments:

The K-60 is a modified 75 square meter class. The hull, cabin, and sail plan are true to the Square Meter Rule. The K-60 deviates from the Rule by utilizing a fin keel and spade rudder. The K-60 mast has swept back spreaders and jumper struts to provide fore and aft support. Running backstays are used for headstay tension, but they are not critical for mast support.

K-60 Interior Arrangment

Interior accommodations meet the standards put forth by the Square Meter Rule. There is 6'-2" headroom in the galley.

Construction of the K-60 is engineered to meet the requirements of the American Bureau of Shipping's Guide for Building and Classing Offshore Racing Yachts. The K-60 hull is cold molded wood with diagonal planking supported by longitudinal stringers that are in turn supported by transverse frames. Heavy frames amidships support the transverse loads from the keel. The deck is plywood over transverse deck beams. The cockpit and cabin are a one-piece fiberglass molding using E-glass and PVC foam core.

K-60 Stern View
K-60 Bow View





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