The Andromeda Ketch is a rare breed, with only 2 fiberglass hulls ever made in the Bingham factory, and an unknown number of fiberglass and/or Ferro-cement versions made by DIY enthusiasts/boat builders. Bruce Bingham's book -- Ferro Cement Design Techniques and Application -- gives a great deal of insight into the Andromeda's design characteristics.
So, for those who are curious, here are Phoenix's specs:
Beam 14' 6"
Draft 6' 6"
Displacement 38,000 lbs.
Ballast 19,000 lbs.
Sail area 1,257 ft2 (100% foresail and mizzen)
Mast height 57' (above water line)
Sail Area/Displacement 17.9
Water 240 gallons
Fuel 228 gallons
Holding 103 gallons
|Reprinted with permission from Bruce Bingham|