CHRYSLER 27

CHRYSLER 27 insignia CHRYSLER 27 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
27.25 ft / 8.31 m
LWL:
25.50 ft / 7.77 m
Beam:
9.92 ft / 3.02 m
S.A. (reported):
404.00 ft2 / 37.53 m2
Draft (max):
4.90 ft / 1.49 m
Displacement:
8,000 lb / 3,629 kg
Ballast:
3,900 lb / 1,769 kg
S.A./Disp.:
16.21
Bal./Disp.:
48.75
Disp./Len.:
215.39
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1978
Builder:
Chrysler Marine (USA)
Designer:
Charles Morgan

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
16.21
Bal./Disp.:
48.75
Disp./Len.:
215.39
Comfort Ratio:
22.36
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.99
S#:
2.44

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
38.72 ft / 11.80 m
J:
12.00 ft / 3.66 m
P:
32.75 ft / 9.98 m
E:
10.50 ft / 3.20 m
S.A. Fore:
232.32 ft2 / 21.58 m2
S.A. Main:
171.94 ft2 / 15.97 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
404.26 ft2 / 37.56 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
16.22
Est. Forestay Len.:
40.54 ft / 12.36 m

Notes

It is thought that this design, with significant modifications, was based on the MORGAN 27 of 1972. When Chrysler got out of the boat business, the tooling went to TMI where it became the TMI 27/T-27.

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