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Redwings a 45' fast yet comfortable cutter-rigged sailboat, is all ready to go in Shelter Cove, Hong Kong, October 1997.

She is actually a Formosa 46, a very close knock-off of the Peterson and Kelly-Peterson 46s which are stretch models of the popular Peterson 44 designed in the mid 1970's.

Specifications

The Design: A Formosa 46? or a 45' Peterson 44?

Ship's History: There is a story here

Sails & Rigging, and Sailing Charactistics

Below Deck: A Cruise Through Redwings

Redwings' Specifications and General Information

Name
Flag
Hailing Port
Official Number
Call Sign
Design
Designer
Builder
Hull Construction
Year Build
LOA
LWL
Beam
Draft
Displacement
Weight
Ballast
Engine
Sail Area
Water Capacity
Fuel Capacity
Redwings
USA
Camden, Maine
NO. 1055845
WCX7508
Formosa / Peterson 46'
Doug Peterson
Formosa Boat Building Company, Taiwan
Fiberglass
1980
45' 3"
39' 9"
12' 10"
6' 4"
30,000 lbs
16 tons
11,400 lbs
80 hp Ford Lehman
894 sq. ft (upwind)
130 US Gallons
120 US Gallons

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