Signet 20

RIGEL - Hull No. 138

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Designer: Ray Kaufmann U.S.A. 1960
Rating: Secondary Portsmouth yardstick 106
Construction: GRP (Glass Reinforced Plastic)
LWL: 4.87m/16'0
LOA: 6.04m/19'10"
Beam: 2.03m/6'8
Draft: 0.61m-0.91m/2' or 3'
Displ: 928.7kg/2,146 lbs.
Ballast: 363.2kg/800 lbs.
Fittings: Bilge keels or single-keel boat.
Inboard 4-9 HP, outboard 5-9 HP.
GRP deck.
Aluminum alloy spars.
Interior: 4 berths.
1.25m/4'1 headroom.
Galley, Sink, Icebox, Marine toilet.
Variations: Inboard or outboard engine.
Twin keel version available.
Sails: Area 17.42m2/187 sq ft.
Spinnaker area 16.7m2/180 sq. ft.
Rigging: Bermudan sloop

Mainsail: 103 sq. ft. Working jib: 89 sq. ft. Genoa jib: 154 sq. ft.
Spinnaker: 180 sq. ft. Storm jib: 40 sq. ft.

From owner's literature:

All fiberglass of highest specifications. Hull molded in one piece. Deck and cabin trunk molded in one piece with non-skid surface molded in. Aluminum slotted spars, stainless steel standing rigging, stainless steel and Dacron running rigging. Design meets M.O.R.C. (Midget Ocean Racing Class) requirements.

Standard equipment includes Teak deck trim, Self-draining cockpit, Integrally-molded outboard motor well in transom, Worm gear roller reefing. Tufnol blocks. Tabernacle mast step. Bronze deck fittings. Hinged oak tiller. Translucent fiberglass cabin hatch covers. Four full-size berths. Lockers over forward berths. Ground tackle locker. Base for marine toilet.

Quote from "Report of Survey" made March 23, 1968 by Captain D.D. Owen, Marine Surveyor, Los Angeles:

"LONGITUDINAL & VERTICAL FRAMING: Moulded Fiberglass, Frames extend into and become a part of floors, very strongly and well built, with good spacing.

U.S. Advertising: SIGNET 20 Price: $3,495 (1965 list price)
LOA: 19' 10"
BEAM: 6' 8"
SAIL AREA: 192 sq. ft.
DISPLACEMENT: 2,146 lbs.
M.O.R.C. 1963-64 1963
Block Island Race
2nd Class B
2nd Overall
Illingworth Trophy Race
3rd Class B
8th Overall
1964 Block Island Race
2nd Class B
2nd Overall
Chrisman Trophy Race
2nd Class B
4th Overall
(Junior Offshore Group)
Bristol Channel Race
1st Class II
1st Overall


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