Freedom 30

Summary

The Freedom 30 is an American sailboat, that was designed by Gary Mull and first built in 1986. The design is out of production.[1][2][3][4][5]

Freedom 30
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Development
DesignerGary Mull
LocationUnited States
Year1986
Builder(s)Tillotson Pearson Inc (Freedom Yachts)
NameFreedom 30
Crewtwo
Boat
Crewtwo
Boat weight7,660 lb (3,470 kg)
Draft5.5 ft (1.7 m) (conventional keel)
4.5 ft (1.4 m) (shallow-draft keel)
Hull
ConstructionFiberglass
LOA29.97 ft (9.13 m)
LWL25.42 ft (7.75 m)
Beam10.75 ft (3.28 m)
Engine typeYanmar 2GM20F diesel engine, 18 hp (13 kW)
Hull appendages
Rig
GeneralFree-standing fractional rigged sloop
I foretriangle height28.38 ft (8.65 m)
J foretriangle base9.83 ft (3.00 m)
P mainsail luff38.16 ft (11.63 m)
E mainsail foot13.91 ft (4.24 m)
Sails
Mainsail area265.40 sq ft (24.656 m2)
Jib/genoa area139.49 sq ft (12.959 m2)
Total sail area404.89 sq ft (37.616 m2)
Racing
PHRF171 (average)

ProductionEdit

The boat was built by Tillotson Pearson in the United States for Freedom Yachts, starting in 1986.[1][5]

DesignEdit

The Freedom 30 is a small recreational keelboat, built predominantly of fiberglass, with wood trim. It has a free-standing fractional rigged sloop rig, an internally-mounted spade-type rudder and a fixed fin keel. It displaces 7,660 lb (3,475 kg) and carries 3,150 lb (1,429 kg) of lead ballast.[1][2][5]

The boat is fitted with a Japanese Yanmar 2GM20F diesel engine of 18 hp (13 kW).[1][5]

The boat has a PHRF racing average handicap of 171 with a high of 174 and low of 171. It has a hull speed of 6.76 kn (12.52 km/h).[2][5][6]

VariantsEdit

Freedom 30
Base model with a conventional keel and a draft of 5.5 ft (1.7 m).[1][2][5]
Freedom 30 SD
Model with a shallow-draft keel and a draft of 4.5 ft (1.4 m).[1][5][6]
Freedom 32 and 32-2
Model renamed in 1988, with the addition of a boarding and swimming platform to the stern.[1][5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g McArthur, Bruce (2021). "Freedom 30 sailboat specifications and details". sailboatdata.com. Archived from the original on 28 December 2021. Retrieved 28 December 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d InterVisionSoft LLC (2016). "Sailboat Specifications for Freedom 30". Sailing Joy. Archived from the original on 26 April 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  3. ^ McArthur, Bruce (2021). "Garry Mull (1939-1994)". sailboatdata.com. Archived from the original on 20 December 2021. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  4. ^ Sea Time Tech, LLC (2021). "Gary Mull". sailboat.guide. Archived from the original on 20 December 2021. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h Sea Time Tech, LLC (2021). "Freedom 30". sailboat.guide. Archived from the original on 28 December 2021. Retrieved 28 December 2021.
  6. ^ a b InterVisionSoft LLC (2016). "Sailboat Specifications for Freedom 30 SD". Sailing Joy. Archived from the original on 16 September 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2016.