COLGATE 26

COLGATE 26 photo COLGATE 26 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin Keel w/bulb
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
25.67 ft / 7.82 m
LWL:
20.00 ft / 6.10 m
Beam:
8.50 ft / 2.59 m
S.A. (reported):
338.00 ft2 / 31.40 m2
Draft (max):
4.50 ft / 1.37 m
Displacement:
2,600 lb / 1,179 kg
Ballast:
1,050 lb / 476 kg
S.A./Disp.:
28.67
Bal./Disp.:
40.38
Disp./Len.:
145.09
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1996
# Built:
375
Builder:
Precision Sailboat Works (USA)
Designer:
Jim Taylor

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
28.67
Bal./Disp.:
40.38
Disp./Len.:
145.09
Comfort Ratio:
10.70
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.48

Notes

Originally commissioned and developed by Steve and Doris Colgate for use at their sailing schools.
A number have also been sold to US Coast Guard, US Navy, and Maine Maritime Academies for both instruction and intercollegiate competition.
Waterline Systems became the Colgate 26 builder in 2020.
A shoal draft version is also available:
Draft: 3.5'
Disp.: 2800 lbs.
Bal.: 1250 lbs.
Prior to 2005, sail area was reported as 283 sqft.

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