Boomerang 20

Boomerang 20

The Boomerang 20 was designed to race and cruise on Port Phillip Bay in Melbourne Australia, sheltered water but choppy conditions. The original boats were cold moulded ply but most are moulded fibreglass. Hundreds have been built. The Boomerang 20 has always been a sort of classic. One of the all time best sellers of the 20ft. trailer sailers, the Boomerang was built in Victoria Australia by Maison Marine in the late 1970s and later by Peninsula Yachts.


LOA Length 19 ft 9 in ( 6.29 m)
Length waterline 18 ft 0 in ( 5.73 m)
Beam Width 6.9 ft in ( 2.2 m)
Draft Board down ft in ( 1.11 m) drop keel
Draft Board up ft in ( 0.3 m)
Displacement 2070 lb ( 940 kg)
Ballast 530 lb ( 241 kg)
Tow Mass 1530 lb ( 695 kg) + trailer + gear
Rigging Masthead sloop
Mast ft in ( m) single, backswept spreader
Sails Main ft² ( m²)
Jib < (100%) ft² ( m²)
#1 Genoa ( %) ft² ( m²)
#2 Genoa ( %) ft² ( m²)
Total sail area ft² ( 18.48 m²)
Spinnaker ft² ( m²)

I = 7.31 m

J = 2.517 m

P = 6.325 m

E = 2.362 m

Sailing details

Handicaps; PHRF = , Portsmouth = , IRC = , Class based Handicaps CBH (AUST.) = 0.640 drop keel, 0.620 swing keel, Other = '

Sailing Characteristics;

Notable Performances;


Number of crew to race =4, Berths =4, Galley =, Head =, Navigation =, Maximum headroom =,

pecial features

Vertical lift or swing centreboards available.


Country of origin, Melbournre Australia

Hull material, Moulded fibreglass

Manufacturer, Peninsular yachts

Plans availability, No


Magazine "Trailer Sailing" 1985, No 3, page 79, Publisher Michael Hannan

External links

Class Association

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