Sail Boat Description
by Michael White
(Edwardsville IL USA)
I am a beginner and looking at a boat which is described as a "16/3". Does that mean it is 16 Ft in length and has 3 sails?
It could mean one of two things. Firstly, it could mean the boat is 16 feet and 3 inches long, which is what I would guess at. Secondly, it could be the name of the sailing range it is from like the ComPac 19/3 (which is also spelt as ComPac 19 III).
Hope this answers you question, but it would be easier to answer your question if you provided the boat type and name.
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