s/v Sea Fox Saga 43 - 8

The Saga 43, designed by Robert Perry, is a modern performance cruiser with a fin keel and spade rudder. The sail plan is a Solent dual headstay rig. Both headsails are on furlers where the forward headsail is a 135% reacher and the aft headsail is a self-tacking blade jib. Note that this is not a cutter rig as only one headsail is flown at a time. For those interested in the details specifications for the Saga 43:

Length on Deck (LOD) 43' 3"
Length Waterline (LWL) 38' 11"
Maximum Beam 12' 0"
Draft 6' 7"
Sail Area (SA) (100% foretriangle) 952 Sq. Ft.
Displacement 19,842 lbs
Ballast 7,400 lbs.
Mast Height 63' 6"
Sail Area/Displacement ratio (SA/D) 20.01
Displacement/Length ratio (DL) 160
Hull Speed 8.27
Length to Beam Ratio 3.18
Motion Comfort 28.02
Capsize Ratio 1.77
Ballast Ratio 37%
Positive Stability 133 degrees
Fuel 75 gallons
Water 133 gallons
Engine 56-hp Yanmar