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S2 7.3


Dec 15, 2021

The S2 7.3 is an Americantrailerablesailboat that was designed by Arthur Edmunds as a racercruiser and first built in 1978. The designation indicates the approximate length overall in meters.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Sailboat class

S2 7.3
Designer Arthur Edmunds
Location United States
Year 1978
No. built 404
Builder(s) S2 Yachts
Boat weight 3,250 lb (1,474 kg)
Draft 4.00 ft (1.22 m)
Type monohull
Construction fiberglass
LOA 23.83 ft (7.26 m)
LWL 18.50 ft (5.64 m)
Beam 8.00 ft (2.44 m)
Engine type outboard motor
Hull appendages
Keel/board type fin keel
Ballast 1,300 lb (590 kg)
Rudder(s) internally-mounted spade-type rudder
Rig type Bermuda rig
I foretriangle height 29.00 ft (8.84 m)
J foretriangle base 10.25 ft (3.12 m)
P mainsail luff 25.00 ft (7.62 m)
E mainsail foot 8.50 ft (2.59 m)
Sailplan masthead sloop
Mainsail area 106.25 sq ft (9.871 m2)
Jib/genoa area 148.63 sq ft (13.808 m2)
Total sail area 254.88 sq ft (23.679 m2)
PHRF 228

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The design was built by S2 Yachts in Holland, Michigan, United States from 1978 until 1987, with 404 boats completed, but it is now out of production.[1][4][7]

The S2 7.3 is a recreational keelboat, built predominantly of fiberglass, with wood trim. It has a masthead sloop rig, a raked stem, a slightly reverse transom, an internally mounted spade-type rudder controlled by a tiller and a fixed fin keel or optional shoal draft keel that was designed by Graham & Schlageter. It displaces 3,250 lb (1,474 kg) and carries 1,300 lb (590 kg) of lead ballast.[1][4][5][6]

The boat has a draft of 4.00 ft (1.22 m) with the standard keel and 2.83 ft (0.86 m) with the optional shoal draft keel.[1][2][4][5][6]

The boat is normally fitted with a small 3 to 6 hp (2 to 4 kW)outboard motor for docking and maneuvering.[4]

The design has sleeping accommodation for four people, with a double “V”-berth in the bow cabin and two straight settee berths in the main cabin. The galley is located on the port side abeam the companionway ladder and is equipped with a single sink. The head is located in the bow cabin on the port side, under the “V”-berth. Cabin headroom is 60 in (152 cm) and the fresh water tank has a capacity of 15 U.S. gallons (57 L; 12 imp gal).[1][4]

The design has a PHRF racing average handicap of 228 and a hull speed of 5.8 kn (10.7 km/h).[4]

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