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Evasion 34 keel and centerboard

The Evasion 34, here in "keel and centerboard" version, is a 33’11” offshore monohull sailboat designed by André Bénéteau. She was built by Bénéteau (France) and made of monolithic fiberglass / polyester. This sailboat was produced between 1980 and 1984 with 180 hulls completed.

The Evasion 34 belongs to the Evasion range. The Evasion 34 is as well listed, on Boat-Specs.com, in version Fin keel and Ketch.

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Evasion 34's   Main Features
Model Evasion 34
Version Keel and centerboard
Type of hull Monohull
Category Motorsailer
Shipyard
Designer André Bénéteau
Range Evasion
Construction Hull:
monolithic fiberglass / polyester
Deck:
sandwich balsa / fiberglass / polyester
First built hull 1980
Last built hull 1984
Number of hulls built 180
Appendages Centerboard :
Centerboard in the keel
Helm 2 wheels
Rudder 1 rudder on skeg
Cockpit Closed aft cockpit
Unsinkable No
Trailerable No
French navigation category 1
Standard public price ex. VAT (indicative only) N/A
Evasion 34's   Main dimensions
Length overall 35’ 10”
Hull length 33’ 11”
Waterline length 28’ 11”
Beam (width) 11’ 5”
Draft 7’ 1”
Draft when appendages up 3’ 11”
Light displacement 12125 lbs
Ballast weight 4850 lbs
Ballast type Cast iron exterior ballast with steel centerboard
Evasion 34's   Rig and sails
Upwind sail area 664 sq.ft
Downwind sail area 1206 sq.ft
Mainsail area 237 sq.ft
Genoa area 427 sq.ft
Jib area 241 sq.ft
Stormjib area 65 sq.ft
Symetric spinnaker area 969 sq.ft
Rigging type Sloop Marconi masthead
Rotating spars No
Mast position Deck stepped mast
Spars Mast and boom in Aluminum
Standing rigging 1x19 strand wire continuous
Number of levels of spreaders 1
Spreaders angle 0 °
Evasion 34's   Performances
Upwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.
The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat.
19.80
Downwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.
The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat.
35.95
Displacement-Length ratio (DLR)iThe Displacement Length ratio is a figure that points out the boat's weight compared to its waterline length. DLR is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement in tons by the cube of one one-hundredth of the waterline length (in feet).
The DLR can be used to compare the relative mass of different sailboats no matter what their length: a DLR less than 180 is indicative of a really light sailboat (race boat made for planning), while a DLR greater than 300 is indicative of a heavy cruising sailboat.
229
Ballast ratioiThe Ballast ratio is an indicator of the stability; it is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement by the weight of the ballast. Since the stability depends also of the hull shape and the position of the center of gravity, only boats with similar ballast arrangements and hull shape should be considered.
Higher the ballast ratio is, greater is the stability.
40 %
Hull speediAs a ship moves in the water, it creates standing waves that oppose its movement. This effect increases dramatically the resistance when the boat reaches a speed-length ratio (speed-length ratio is the ratio between the speed in knots and the square root of the waterline length in feet) of about 1.2 (corresponding to a Froude Number of 0.35) . This very sharp rise in resistance, between speed-length ratio of 1.2 to 1.5, is insurmountable for heavy sailboats and so becomes an apparent barrier. This leads to the concept of "hull speed".
The hull speed is obtained by multiplying the square root of the waterline length (in feet) by 1.34.
7.20 knots
Evasion 34's   Auxiliary engine
Engine(s) 1
Engine type Inboard engine
Engine (min/max) 30 HP / 50 HP
Fuel type Diesel
Fuel tank capacity 52.8 gal
Evasion 34's   Accommodation
Cabin(s) 3
Berth(s) (min/max) 6 / 8
Head(s) 1
Fresh water tank capacity 79.3 gal
Fridge/ice-box capacity 19.8 gal
Maximum headroom 5’ 11”

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