BALBOA 27 8.2

BALBOA 27 8.2

Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Swing Keel
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 8.08 m
LWL: 7.01 m
S.A. (reported): 27.41 m²
Beam: 2.44 m
Displacement: 2,223 kg
Ballast: 1,179 kg
Max Draft: 1.68 m
Min Draft: 0.74 m
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: 79 L
Headroom: 1.85 m

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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3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 9.75 m
J: 3.23 m
P: 8.32 m
E: 3.35 m
S.A. Fore: 15.76 m²
S.A. Main: 13.95 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 29.71 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 17.79
Est. Forestay Length: 10.27 m

Sailboat Links

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.