Hylas 63's main features
Offshore cruising sailboat
GRP (glass reinforced polyester):
- Hull: Single skin E-glass vinylester (vacuum infusion)
- Deck: Sandwich balsa E-glass vinylester vacuum bagged
First built hull
Last built hull
Still in production
Keel : L-shaped keel (with bulb)
Twin helm wheels
Single spade rudder
EC design category iThe CE design category indicates the ability to cope with certain weather conditions (the sailboat is designed for these conditions)
A: Wind < force 9, Waves < 10m
B: Wind < force 8, Waves < 8m
C: Wind < force 6, Waves < 4m
D: Wind < force 4, Waves < 0,5m
Standard public price ex. VAT (indicative only)
Hylas 63's main dimensions
63’ 1”19.23 m
63’ 1”19.23 m
57’ 10”17.62 m
17’ 8”5.38 m
7’ 6”2.29 m
Light displacement (MLC)
84801 lb38465 kg
28969 lb13140 kg
Hylas 63's rig and sails
Upwind sail area
2060 ft²191.4 m²
Sloop Marconi (in-mast furling mainsail) masthead
Deck stepped mast
Number of levels of spreaders
Single-strand (ROD) discontinuous
Hylas 63's performances
Upwind sail area to displacement iThe 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 25 it indicates a fast sailboat.
181 ft²/T16.8 m²/T
Displacement-length ratio (DLR) iThe Displacement Length Ratio (DLR) is a figure that points out the boat's weight compared to its waterline length. The 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.
Ballast ratio iThe Ballast ratio is an indicator of stability; it is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement by the mass of the ballast. Since the stability depends also of the hull shapes and the position of the center of gravity, only the boats with similar ballast arrangements and hull shapes should be compared.
The higher the ballast ratio is, the greater is the stability.
Hylas 63's auxiliary engine
1 inboard engine
Fuel tank capacity
649.9 gal2460 liters
Hylas 63's accommodations and layout
6 / 8
Freshwater tank capacity
385.7 gal1460 liters
Holding tank capacity
114.9 gal435 liters
19.8 gal75 liters
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