The Tanzer 16 is a great family daysailer and is still actively raced. Racing crew for the Tanzer 16 is typically 2 adults. The Tanzer 16 was first built in 1963. The class association for the Tanzer 16 is active and helps owners maximize the utility of the design.
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Popular Sail Kits
We offer easy-to-order kits for our most popular standard sails. These include sails for common home-built boat
models as well as smaller, high-production boats.
Browse Products for this Boat on the right
to see if there is a popular sail kit available for
If you don't see the sail you're looking for, we can also create a custom sail kit!
|Waterline Length (LWL)||15.58 ft|
|Displacement (Weight)||450 lbs|
|Sail Area||135 sqft|
|Mast Height||25 ft|
|Source of Data||Class Rules|
*A computer algorithm was used to determine this figure based on partial data (usually the I, J, E,
and P). These data points should be carefully checked. More
Please Note: Most of our sail dimensions are based on class rules, designer blueprints,
or measurements of sails. These dimensions are intended as starting points only. Sailboats are not all
uniform, even from the same designer. We recommend carefully measuring your boat if you are uncertain
All dimensions are intended to be maximum and smaller sails are not wrong.
We've limited our listing to the sails most commonly used, but these are not the only ones
appropriate for a given boat.