Starwind 223

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Starwind 223
Starwind 223 sailboat Tymoff 2770.jpg
DesignerCortland Steck
LocationUnited States
Builder(s)Wellcraft Marine Corp (Starwind division)
Boat weight2,435 lb (1,104 kg)
Draft3.00 ft (0.91 m) with centerboard down
LOA22.25 ft (6.78 m)
LWL19.33 ft (5.89 m)
Beam8.50 ft (2.59 m)
Engine typeOutboard motor
Hull appendages
Keel/board typeCenterboard
Ballast700 lb (318 kg)
Rudder(s)transom-mounted rudder
Rig typeBermuda rig
I (foretriangle height)22.50 ft (6.86 m)
J (foretriangle base)7.67 ft (2.34 m)
P (mainsail luff)25.00 ft (7.62 m)
E (mainsail foot)10.75 ft (3.28 m)
SailplanFractional rigged sloop
Mainsail area134.38 sq ft (12.484 m2)
Jib/genoa area86.29 sq ft (8.017 m2)
Total sail area220.66 sq ft (20.500 m2)
PHRF264 (average)

The Starwind 223 is an American trailerable sailboat, that was designed by Cortland Steck and first built in 1984.[1][2]

The design was built by the Starwind division of Wellcraft Marine Corp in the United States, but it is now out of production.[1][3]


Starwind 223

The Starwind 223 is a small recreational keelboat, built predominantly of fiberglass, with wood trim. It has a fractional sloop, a raked stem, a reverse transom, a transom-hung rudder controlled by a tiller and a retractible centerboard keel. It displaces 2,435 lb (1,104 kg) and carries 700 lb (318 kg) of ballast.[1]

The boat has a draft of 3.00 ft (0.91 m) with the centreboard extended and 1.83 ft (0.56 m) with it retracted, allowing ground transportation on a trailer.[1]

The boat is normally fitted with a small outboard motor for docking and maneuvering.[1]

The design has a PHRF racing average handicap of 264 with a high of 261 and low of 270. It has a hull speed of 5.89 kn (10.91 km/h).[4]

See also[edit]

Similar sailboats


  1. ^ a b c d e Browning, Randy (2018). "Starwind 223 sailboat specifications and details". Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  2. ^ Browning, Randy (2018). "Cortland Steck". Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  3. ^ Browning, Randy (2018). "Starwind (USA)". Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  4. ^ InterVisionSoft LLC (2018). "Sailboat Specifications for Starwind 223". Sailing Joy. Retrieved 2 July 2018.

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