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Review of Akilaria 950


Basic specs.

sail specifications
The Akilaria 950 is a sailboat designed in the late 2000.

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Rig

The boat equipped with a fractional rig. A fractional rig has smaller headsails which make tacking easier, which is an advantage for cruisers and racers, of course. The downside is that having the wind from behind often requires a genaker or a spinnaker for optimal speed.


Keel


Sailing characteristics

This section covers widely used rules of thumb to describe the sailing characteristics. Please note that even though the calculations are correct, the interpretation of the results might not be valid for extreme boats.

Stability and Safety

What is Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)?

The capsize screening value for Akilaria 950 is 2.62, indicating that this boat would not be accepted to participate in ocean races.


Sailing statistics

This section is statistical comparison with similar boats of the same category. The basis of the following statistical computations is our unique database with more than 26,000 different boat types and 350,000 data points.

L/B (Length Beam Ratio)

What is L/B (Length Beam Ratio)?

The l/b ratio for Akilaria 950 is 2.57.

Slim Wide 93% 0 50 100
Compared with other similar sailboats it is more spacy than 93% of all other designs. It seems that the designer has chosen a significantly more spacy hull design.


SA/D (Sail Area Displacement ratio)

SA/D (Sail Area Displacement ratio)
Indicates how fast the boat is in light wind:
- Cruising Boats have ratios 10-15
- Cruiser-Racers have ratios 16-20
- Racers have ratios above 20
- High-Performance Racers have ratios above 24
Sail-area/displacement ratio (SA/D ratio): 39.95


Maintenance

Rig

If you need to renew parts of your running rig and is not quite sure of the dimensions, you may find the estimates computed below useful.



Guiding dimensions of running rig
UsageLengthDiameter
Jib sheet 9.5 m(31.2 feet)12 mm(1/2 inch)
Genoa sheet9.5 m(31.2 feet)12 mm(1/2 inch)
Mainsheet 23.8 m(77.9 feet)12 mm(1/2 inch)
Spinnaker sheet20.9 m(68.6 feet)12 mm(1/2 inch)

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Finally

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