How big is a medium sized sailboat?
Average Bluewater Cruising Sailboat Length
These vessels range from 35 to 45 feet in length, and the majority are over 40 feet long. Several well-known Bluewater cruisers range between 38 and 40 feet. These are spacious and comfortable vessels with fast hull speeds and acceptable handling characteristics.
What are the sizes of sailboats?
Monohull (single hull) sailboats come in sizes from 10 to 100+ feet. Multi-hulls (catamarans with two hulls and trimarans with three) also vary in size from fun day boats to 80+ foot platforms. Multihulls are gaining popularity due to their stability and in the larger cases, their ample living space.
What is a very small sailboat called?
A small sailboat is called a dinghy and is usually between 8 to 15 feet in length, with some being slightly larger. These sailboats vary in how they are used, but can either be powered by a motor, sailed with the use of a removable mast, or moved with oars.