BRISTOL 30

BRISTOL 30 insignia BRISTOL 30 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin Keel
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
30.00 ft / 9.14 m
LWL:
22.67 ft / 6.91 m
Beam:
9.17 ft / 2.80 m
S.A. (reported):
400.00 ft2 / 37.16 m2
Draft (max):
4.50 ft / 1.37 m
Displacement:
8,650 lb / 3,924 kg
Ballast:
3,450 lb / 1,565 kg
S.A./Disp.:
15.24
Bal./Disp.:
39.88
Disp./Len.:
331.45
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1968
Last Built:
1978
# Built:
174
Builder:
Bristol Yachts, Inc. (USA)
Designer:
Halsey Herreshoff

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Universal
Model:
Atomic 4
Type:
Gas
HP:
18
Fuel:
20 gals / 76 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
15.24
Bal./Disp.:
39.88
Disp./Len.:
331.45
Comfort Ratio:
28.09
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.79
S#:
1.40

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
36.17 ft / 11.02 m
J:
11.00 ft / 3.35 m
P:
31.17 ft / 9.50 m
E:
12.92 ft / 3.94 m
S.A. Fore:
198.94 ft2 / 18.48 m2
S.A. Main:
201.36 ft2 / 18.71 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
400.29 ft2 / 37.19 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
15.25
Est. Forestay Len.:
37.81 ft / 11.52 m

Accommodations

Water:
35 gals / 132 L

Notes

An updated version of the BRISTOL 29.
A centerboard version was also available. Draft: BU:3.33' BD:6.0'.
(Dimensions for tall rig shown here)
Short Rig:
I: 34.17'
J: 11.00'
P: 29.17'
E: 12.92'

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