COLUMBIA 24 CHALLENGER

COLUMBIA 24 CHALLENGER insignia COLUMBIA 24 CHALLENGER photo COLUMBIA 24 CHALLENGER drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin Keel
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
24.33 ft / 7.42 m
LWL:
18.00 ft / 5.49 m
Beam:
8.00 ft / 2.44 m
S.A. (reported):
288.00 ft2 / 26.76 m2
Draft (max):
3.33 ft / 1.01 m
Displacement:
3,930 lb / 1,783 kg
Ballast:
1,800 lb / 816 kg
S.A./Disp.:
18.55
Bal./Disp.:
45.80
Disp./Len.:
300.83
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1962
Last Built:
1968
# Built:
534
Builder:
Glass Laminates/Columbia Yachts (USA)
Designer:
J. McGlasson

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
18.55
Bal./Disp.:
45.80
Disp./Len.:
300.83
Comfort Ratio:
19.12
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.03
S#:
1.85

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
30.10 ft / 9.17 m
J:
9.00 ft / 2.74 m
P:
27.00 ft / 8.23 m
E:
11.30 ft / 3.44 m
S.A. Fore:
135.45 ft2 / 12.58 m2
S.A. Main:
152.55 ft2 / 14.17 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
288.00 ft2 / 26.76 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
18.55
Est. Forestay Len.:
31.42 ft / 9.58 m

Notes

The COLUMBIA CHALLENGER is a raised deck version of the COLUMBIA 24. The COLUMBIA 24, COLUMBIA CONTENDER 24, and COLUMBIA CHALLENGER 24, all derive from the earlier ISLANDER 24.
Dimensions from builder literature (1964)

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