Lookalike Halman or Nordica

Nordica Halman Sailboat

19' 6" 21' 2" 16' 6" 2' 10" 29' 0"

outboard 3 to 6 hp 40%

Nisket & Navin Halman Mfg. Co. 1977?-1989? 182 sq. ft. portable portable

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

19' 6" 21' 2" 16' 6" 2' 10" 29' 0"

outboard 3 to 6 hp 40%

Designer: Builder:

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

Nisket & Navin Halman Mfg. Co. 1977?-1989? 182 sq. ft. portable portable

Approx. trailering wgt.: 3,600 lbs.

For comments on the similarities and differences between the Nordica 20 and the Halman 20, see the sheet on the Nordica (page 117). The Halman Manufacturing Company of Beamsville, Ontario, built this boat, and also at one time or another built (among other boats) the Bluejacket 23 (page 222) and the Shark 24 (page 312). After a few years of selling the Halman 20, the builders added a bowsprit, and without otherwise lengthening the boat, began calling her the Halman 21. (They also increased the sail area somewhat, added bronze port lights, led halyards aft to the cockpit, and—surprise!—increased the price.) Best features:

Comments on the Nordica 20 also apply to the Halman. Also: the doghouse is raised a bit more than on the Nordica, giving an extra six inches of headroom on the Halman. The beamy hulls give good space below. Worst features: Compared to the heavier, narrower Corinthian, a comp, both the Halman and the Nordica can be expected to be slower, especially in light air, due to their higher wetted surface. And neither the Halman nor the Nordica can match the sailing performance of the other comp, the centerboarder Quickstep 21, with her two-foot longer waterline, bigger sail area, and deeper draft with her board down.

Avg.

Max.

Motion

Space

No. of

Head-

Comps

LOD

Beam

MinDr

Displ

Bllst

SA/D

D/L

PHRF

Speed

Index

Index

Berths

room

Quickstep 21

20' 10"

8' 0"

1' 11"

2,500

950

17.5

176

NA

5.8

12.3

316

4

4' 3"

Halman 20

19' 6"

7' 9"

2' 10"

2,500

1,000

15.8

248

276

5.4

14.0

295

4

5' 0"

Nordica 20

19' 6"

7' 8"

3' 3"

2,520

1,020

15.7

250

276

5.4

14.7

292

4

5' 0"

Corinthian (20)

19' 6"

6' 6"

2' 9"

2,724

1,100

15.3

399

292

5.1

21.6

216

2

4' 2"

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  • christian
    What is the difference in a Halman 20 and a Nordica 20?
    6 years ago

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