Length overall of a `49er` racing dinghy

Length overall of a `49er` racing dinghy (4.88 m)



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Length overall of a `49er` racing dinghy (4.88 m)

  • is 1/500 of Length of the Epsom Derby horse race (2.4 km)...more
  • is 1/100 of World record longest flight of an arrow from a bow (2010) (484 m)...more
  • is 1/50 of Length of Tower Bridge over the Thames (244 m)...more
  • is 1/5 of Height of a typical Hot Air Balloon (24 m)...more
  • is 2/5 of Estimated length of Tyrannosaurus Rex (12.3 m)...more
  • is 2.5 x Length of a `king-size` bed (1.98 m)...more

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