Velocity has a cored hull, a carbon-fiber mast, and a bit of a swelling at the bottom of her keel, all of which keeps the total weight down and low. But, in her heart, she's a cruising boat — the flared bow and full stern keeps her from surfing in all but the strongest of wind conditions.
Here are the principle dimensions of Velocity:
|Empty displacement (measured)||18,340 lbs|
|1/2 Load Displacement (specs)||19,700 lbs|
|Fresh water||100 gal|
|100% sail area||790 sq ft|
|D / L||203|
|SA/D (100% jib)||17.3|
|SA/D (130% genoa)||19.7|
|Air draft||56.7 ft|
She PHRF rates about 75 in the Puget Sound area, 72 in the Bay Area.