BALBOA 27 8.2

BALBOA 27 8.2

Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Swing Keel
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 26.50 ft
LWL: 23.00 ft
S.A. (reported): 295.00 ft²
Beam: 8.00 ft
Displacement: 4,900.00 lb
Ballast: 2,600.00 lb
Max Draft: 5.50 ft
Min Draft: 2.42 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1976
Builder: Coastal Recreation Inc. (USA)
Designer: Lyle Hess

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Petter
Type: Diesel


Water: 21 gals
Headroom: 6.08 ft

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 16.41
Bal. / Displ.: 53.06
Disp: / Len: 179.79
Comfort Ratio: 19.73
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.89
S#: 3.06
Hull Speed: 6.43 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 657.45 pounds/inch

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2 nd ad half width

3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 32.00 ft
J: 10.60 ft
P: 27.30 ft
E: 11.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 169.60 ft²
S.A. Main: 150.15 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 319.75 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 17.79
Est. Forestay Length: 33.71 ft

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Designers: Lyle C. Hess
Builders: Coastal Recreation Inc.
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An inboard was available as an option. 9HP diesel.
Said to be based on the earlier BALBOA 26.