Guppy is an extended Jeaneau Gin Fizz ketch. Because off this, there is more room for the solar panels and water releases more easily. Guppy is much heavier as a result of the many changes and extra equipment, and therefore lies much deeper.

 

Technical Details of Guppy

Length: 12.30 m (original 11.40 m)

Beam : 3.76 m 

draft : 1.90 m (original 1.80)

weight : 11 ton (original 7.9 ton)

 

 

Guppy underwent many changes for the voyage, like heavier rigging, a deeper bigger balance rudder, many more winches, more tanks etc. etc.--too many to mention all.

 

More info here: http://zeilmeisjelauradekkerarchives2.blogspot.ca/p/voiles-et-voiliers.html

 

Laura