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Specifications

 

S/V SILVERHEELS

Designer:
Builder:
Year:
Construction:
Model:
Rig:
Keel:
Hull Number:
Documented:

William Shaw
Pearson Yachts
1978
Fiberglass
424
Ketch
Modified fin; skeg-hung rudder
17 (of around 225)
Bristol, Rhode Island, USA
 
LOD:
LWL:
Beam:
Draft:
Displacement:
Ballast:
Mast Clearance:
Sail Area:
Wetted Surface:
42'4
338
13'
5'3"  (5'6" cruising)
23,000 lbs.
7,634 lbs. lead
4810
723 sq. ft.
372 sq.ft.
 

Mechanical

Yanmar 4JHE 54 HP diesel, new 2007
Paragon transmission, newly rebuilt 2007
Walter RV-20V Drive, 2:1 reduction, rebuilt '07
Fixed 3-blade propeller, 20LH11 = 20" dia., left-hand, 11" pitch
Prop Shaft: 1" bronze

Tankage

Diesel:     80 gallons + 20 in jugs
Water:   100 gallons + 70 capacity unused in forward tank
Holding:   28 gallons

Ongoing professional refit and upgrades, 2007-2015

  click to enlarge layout drawing

Below is a review of the Pearson 424 that appeared in Blue Water Sailing magazine in 1997. 
Click on each thumbnail image to enlarge it.

               

 
 

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