Butterfly (dinghy)

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Current Specifications
Crew 1-2
Type Monohull
Design Scow
LOA 3.632 m (11 ft 11.0 in)
Beam 1.372 m (4 ft 6.0 in)
Draft .660 m (2 ft 2.0 in)
Hull weight 61 kg (130 lb)
Mast height 5.486 m (18 ft 0 in)
Mainsail area 6.967 m2 (74.99 sq ft)
D-PN 108.3
Year 1961
Designer John Barnett
Location Libertyville, Illinois

The Butterfly is a one-design sailing dinghy, originally designed for a crew of two, but now most commonly raced single-handed. It was designed in 1961 in Libertyville, Illinois by John Barnett. The 12-foot hull is a scow design. The craft has an 18-foot mast and a single mainsail with a 75 square-foot surface area.