ELITE 29

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
29.33 ft / 8.94 m
LWL:
24.67 ft / 7.52 m
Beam:
10.83 ft / 3.30 m
S.A. (reported):
388.00 ft2 / 36.05 m2
Draft (max):
5.60 ft / 1.71 m
Displacement:
6,173 lb / 2,800 kg
Ballast:
2,310 lb / 1,048 kg
S.A./Disp.:
18.50
Bal./Disp.:
37.42
Disp./Len.:
183.54
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1983
Builder:
Kirie (FRA)
Designer:
Phillippe Briand

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Volvo
Type:
Diesel
HP:
9
Fuel:
10 gals / 38 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
18.50
Bal./Disp.:
37.42
Disp./Len.:
183.54
Comfort Ratio:
15.33
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.37
S#:
3.10

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
38.28 ft / 11.67 m
J:
11.02 ft / 3.36 m
P:
32.80 ft / 10.00 m
E:
10.82 ft / 3.30 m
S.A. Fore:
210.92 ft2 / 19.60 m2
S.A. Main:
177.45 ft2 / 16.49 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
388.37 ft2 / 36.08 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
18.52
Est. Forestay Len.:
39.83 ft / 12.14 m

Accommodations

Water:
32 gals / 121 L

Notes

It is thought that the FEELING 850, ELITE 29 & 30 are based on the same hull design.
Rig dimensions are for Tall Rig.
There were a number of keel and rig variations to this design.
Keel CB version:
Draft: BD-6.50' / 1.98m BU-3.25' / 0.99m

Short rig:
I(IG): 35.85' / 10.93m
J: 11.02' / 3.36m
P: 30.31' / 9.24m
E: 10.33' / 3.15m

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