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Centurion 57 shoal draft

The Centurion 57, here in "shoal draft" version, is a 58’1” monohull sailboat designed by Jean Berret and Olivier Racoupeau. She was built by Wauquiez (France) and made of sandwich balsa / fiberglass / polyester (composite infusion). The production started in 2014 and has been awarded the title of "European Yacht of the Year - Category : Luxury Cruiser" in 2015.

The Centurion 57 belongs to the Centurion range. The Centurion 57 is as well listed, on Boat-Specs.com, in version Standard and Deep draft.

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Centurion 57's   Main Features
Model Centurion 57
Version Shoal draft
Type of hull Monohull
Category Offshore cruiser-racer sailboat
Shipyard
Designer Jean Berret
Olivier Racoupeau
Range Centurion
Award 2015 European Yacht of the Year - Category : Luxury Cruiser
Construction Hull and deck:
sandwich balsa / fiberglass / polyester (composite infusion)
First built hull 2014
Last built hull Still in production
Appendages Keel :
L-shaped keel (with bulb)
Helm 2 wheels
Rudder 1 spade rudder
Cockpit Open aft cockpit
Unsinkable No
Trailerable No
EC certification A
Standard public price ex. VAT (indicative only) About
660 000
(2017)
Centurion 57's   Main dimensions
Hull length 58’ 1”
Waterline length 50’ 7”
Beam (width) 16’ 2”
Draft 6’ 11”
Light displacement 51169 lbs
Ballast weight 15653 lbs
Ballast type Lead
Centurion 57's   Rig and sails
Upwind sail area 1636 sq.ft
Downwind sail area 3068 sq.ft
Mainsail area 936 sq.ft
Genoa area 700 sq.ft
Asymetric spinnaker area 2131 sq.ft
Code 0 area 1055 sq.ft
Rigging type Sloop Marconi 19/20
Rotating spars No
Mast position Keel stepped mast
Spars Mast and boom in Aluminum
Standing rigging Dyform discontinuous
Number of levels of spreaders 3
Spreaders angle Swept-back
IiFore triangle height (from mast foot to fore stay attachment) 67’ 7”
JiFore triangle base (from mast foot to bottom of forestay) 20’ 10”
PiMainsail hoist measurement (from tack to head) 65’
EiMainsail foot measurement (from tack to clew) 24’ 7”
Centurion 57'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.
18.68
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.
35.03
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.
179
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.
31 %
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.
9.53 knots
Centurion 57's   Auxiliary engine
Engine(s) 1
Engine type Inboard engine
Engine (min/max) 110 HP / 150 HP
Fuel type Diesel
Fuel tank capacity 162.5 gal
Centurion 57's   Accommodation
Cabin(s) (min/max) 3 / 4
Berth(s) (min/max) 6 / 7
Head(s) (min/max) 3 / 4
Fresh water tank capacity 268.1 gal
Water heater capacity 19.8 gal
Holding tank capacity 42.3 gal
Fridge/ice-box capacity 79.3 gal
Galley headroom 6’ 7”
Centurion 57's   Saloon
Maximum headroom 6’ 8”
Centurion 57's   Fore cabin
Maximum headroom 6’ 7”
Berth length 6’ 8”
Berth width 5’ 2”
Centurion 57's   Aft cabin
Maximum headroom 6’ 7”
Berth length 6’ 8”
Berth width 4’ 7”

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