COLUMBIA 39 CONSTELLATION

COLUMBIA 39 CONSTELLATION insignia COLUMBIA 39 CONSTELLATION drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
39.25 ft / 11.96 m
LWL:
25.75 ft / 7.85 m
Beam:
10.67 ft / 3.25 m
S.A. (reported):
676.00 ft2 / 62.80 m2
Draft (max):
5.75 ft / 1.75 m
Displacement:
15,000 lb / 6,804 kg
Ballast:
6,400 lb / 2,903 kg
S.A./Disp.:
17.85
Bal./Disp.:
42.67
Disp./Len.:
392.20
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1966
Last Built:
1967
# Built:
7
Builder:
Columbia Yachts (USA)
Designer:
Charles Morgan

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Universal
Model:
Atomic 4
Type:
Gas

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
17.85
Bal./Disp.:
42.67
Disp./Len.:
392.20
Comfort Ratio:
33.23
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.73
S#:
1.21

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
46.00 ft / 14.02 m
J:
16.00 ft / 4.88 m
P:
40.00 ft / 12.19 m
E:
15.40 ft / 4.69 m
S.A. Fore:
368.00 ft2 / 34.19 m2
S.A. Main:
308.00 ft2 / 28.61 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
676.00 ft2 / 62.80 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
17.85
Est. Forestay Len.:
48.70 ft / 14.84 m

Notes

Design credit for this model was never listed in any of the promotional literature. But the similarities to the earlier COLUMBIA 40 seem obvious.
A keel/cb version was also offered. Neither version was built in great numbers.
A later, entirely different COLUMBIA 39 was introduced in 1970.

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