COLUMBIA 57

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
56.50 ft / 17.22 m
LWL:
40.67 ft / 12.40 m
Beam:
13.00 ft / 3.96 m
S.A. (reported):
1,293.00 ft2 / 120.12 m2
Draft (max):
8.00 ft / 2.44 m
Displacement:
45,000 lb / 20,412 kg
Ballast:
22,000 lb / 9,979 kg
S.A./Disp.:
16.42
Bal./Disp.:
48.89
Disp./Len.:
298.64
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1969
Last Built:
1974
# Built:
11
Builder:
Columbia Yachts (USA)
Designer:
William Tripp Jr.

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
16.42
Bal./Disp.:
48.89
Disp./Len.:
298.64
Comfort Ratio:
50.29
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.47
S#:
1.71

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
62.80 ft / 19.14 m
J:
22.00 ft / 6.71 m
P:
56.00 ft / 17.07 m
E:
21.50 ft / 6.55 m
S.A. Fore:
690.80 ft2 / 64.18 m2
S.A. Main:
602.00 ft2 / 55.93 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
1,292.80 ft2 / 120.11 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
16.42
Est. Forestay Len.:
66.54 ft / 20.28 m

Notes

First introduced as a racer with trim tab (as shown here). Later boats were turned out with more cruising amenities. Some were even rigged as schooners. An unknown number were sold as the SAILCRAFTER 57. The COLUMBIA 56 (Motor sailor), introduced in 1974, came from this same hull mold.

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