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22' 5" 22' 5" 16' 6" 3' 1" 34' 0"

outboard 3 to 6 hp 52%

Carl Alberg Cape Dory Yachts 1981-1988 245 sq. ft. portable portable

Min./max. draft: Bridge clearance: Power: B/D ratio:

22' 5" 22' 5" 16' 6" 3' 1" 34' 0"

outboard 3 to 6 hp 52%

Designer: Builder:

Years produced: Sail area: Fuel tankage: Water tankage:

Carl Alberg Cape Dory Yachts 1981-1988 245 sq. ft. portable portable

Approx. trailering wgt.: 4,900 lbs.

The smaller Cape Dory Typhoon 18 (page 23) was introduced in about 1971, when the company was offering only two boats, but it wasn't until 1981 that the 22-foot Typhoon "Senior" came along. The 22 sold well until the late 1980s, when many boatbuilders recognized that better profitability would be gained by the sale of larger boats. Best features: She's got that Alberg look, with springy sheer and gracefully drawn ends. And though this boat is close in most dimensions to her comps, she has the feel of a bigger boat, with more space and greater headroom below than her comps. Worst features: Why the quaint little portholes instead of oval or rectangular portlights? Others must have asked the same question; rectangular ports were substituted on a later version. The outboard well amidships, covered with a full hatch, may look good, but we recall that ventilation in the engine compartment was poor, and to keep the engine from starving from lack of fresh air, the crew would have to prop open the hatch.

Comps LOD Beam MinDr Displ Bllst

Alberg 22

22'

0"

7'

0"

3'

1"

3,200

1,500

Cape Dory Typhoon Sr 22

22'

5"

7'

5"

3'

1"

3,300

1,700

Ranger 23 (22)

22'

3"

7'

11"

3'

9"

3,400

1,500

Westerly Nomad 22

22'

3"

7'

5"

2'

3"

3,600

950

Avg.

Max.

Motion

Space

No. of

Head

SA/D

D/L

PHRF

Speed

Index

Index

Berths

room

17.4

349

282

5.4

20.7

274

4

4' 4"

17.7

328

273

5.4

19.2

322

4

4' 8"

18.7

190

216

6.0

15.8

318

4

4' 3"

15.5

261

300

5.7

19.6

277

4

4' 7"

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