Review of Folkparka 22

Folkparka 22
Folkparka 22 anno 1977. Folkparka 22DL med familjen på utflykt i marchfart ca16-18kt.

Basic specs.

sail specifications
The Folkparka 22 is a small motorboat designed by the Swedish maritime architect Allskog together with Siljeström also from Sweden in the early seventies. The Folkparka 22 is built by the Swedish yard Parca Marin.

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The boat is equipped with 4 berths.

Cockpit of Folkparka 22 anno 1977. Interiör Parka22DL Pentry till babord kyl under förarsäte

Sailing characteristics

This section covers widely used rules of thumb to describe the sailing characteristics. Please note that even though the calculations are correct, the interpretation of the results might not be valid for extreme boats.

Immersion rate

The immersion rate is defined as the weight required to sink the boat a certain level. The immersion rate for Folkparka 22 is about 100 kg/cm, alternatively 564 lbs/inch.
Meaning: if you load 100 kg cargo on the boat then it will sink 1 cm. Alternatively, if you load 564 lbs cargo on the boat it will sink 1 inch.

Sailing statistics

This section is statistical comparison with similar boats of the same category. The basis of the following statistical computations is our unique database with more than 26,000 different boat types and 350,000 data points.

L/B (Length Beam Ratio)

What is L/B (Length Beam Ratio)?

The l/b ratio for Folkparka 22 is 2.72.

Wide Slim 62% 0 50 100
Compared with other similar motor boats it is slimmer than 62% of all other designs. It seems that the designer has chosen a slightly more speedy hull design.



In Denmark, you are required to have achieved a 'powerboat driving license' in order to sail a powerboat.
In this context a boat is considered a powerboat if:

Equation for Danish definition of a powerboat
Danish definition of a powerboat
According to this definition this boat is not categorized as a Powerboat.
Though, if you install a motor of 43 kW (58 hp), then the boat will become a powerboat, and you will need a Danish 'powerboat driving license'


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