BRISTOL 29.9

BRISTOL 29.9 insignia BRISTOL 29.9 photo BRISTOL 29.9 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
29.92 ft / 9.12 m
LWL:
24.00 ft / 7.32 m
Beam:
10.17 ft / 3.10 m
S.A. (reported):
391.00 ft2 / 36.33 m2
Draft (max):
4.33 ft / 1.32 m
Displacement:
8,650 lb / 3,924 kg
Ballast:
3,600 lb / 1,633 kg
S.A./Disp.:
14.89
Bal./Disp.:
41.62
Disp./Len.:
279.34
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1977
Last Built:
1986
# Built:
216
Builder:
Bristol Yachts, Inc. (USA)
Designer:
Halsey Herreshoff

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Yanmar
Type:
Diesel
HP:
15
Fuel:
18 gals / 68 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
14.89
Bal./Disp.:
41.62
Disp./Len.:
279.34
Comfort Ratio:
23.61
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.98
S#:
1.73

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
37.50 ft / 11.43 m
J:
11.25 ft / 3.43 m
P:
32.00 ft / 9.75 m
E:
11.25 ft / 3.43 m
S.A. Fore:
210.94 ft2 / 19.60 m2
S.A. Main:
180.00 ft2 / 16.72 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
390.94 ft2 / 36.32 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
14.89
Est. Forestay Len.:
39.15 ft / 11.93 m

Accommodations

Water:
63 gals / 238 L

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Notes

Originally the 29.9 was delivered with a Universal Atomic 4 gas engine.
Later models were powered by a 15 hp Yanmar.
By 1983 a 16 hp Universal diesel was standard.
Available with fixed keel or keel-centerboard.
Draft for Keel/CB version:
BU:3.5' BD: 7.5'
Tall rig:
I: 40.00'
J: 11.25'
P: 34.50'
E: 11.25'

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