Review of Limbo 19

Basic specs.

boat specifications
The Limbo 19 is a small motor dinghy designed by the maritime architect Svend Aage Christensen.

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The hull is made of fibreglass. Generally, a hull made of fibreglass requires only a minimum of maintenance during the sailing season. And outside the sailing season, just bottom cleaning and perhaps anti-fouling painting once a year - a few hours of work, that's all.

The boat is equipped with a galley.

The boat can sail close to the beach as the draft is just 0.25 - 0.35 meter (0.82 - 1.12 ft) dependent of the load. See immersion rate below.


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.

Immersion rate
The immersion rate is defined as the weight required to sink the boat a certain level. The immersion rate for Limbo 19 is about 75 kg/cm, alternative 423 lbs/inch.
Meaning: if you load 75 kg cargo on the boat then it will sink 1 cm. Alternative, if you load 423 lbs cargo on the boat it will sink 1 inch.

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 22,000 boat types and 350,000 data points.

Sorry, we do not have sufficient statistical information available for this boat to provide a significant reliable analysis.

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