ESSEX 26

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
26.00 ft / 7.92 m
LWL:
23.00 ft / 7.01 m
Beam:
7.92 ft / 2.41 m
S.A. (reported):
260.00 ft2 / 24.15 m2
Draft (max):
5.00 ft / 1.52 m
Draft (min):
1.92 ft / 0.59 m
Displacement:
3,300 lb / 1,497 kg
Ballast:
1,325 lb / 601 kg
S.A./Disp.:
18.82
Bal./Disp.:
40.15
Disp./Len.:
121.08
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1972
Last Built:
1976
Builder:
Essex Co. (USA)
Designer:
John Cherubini

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
18.82
Bal./Disp.:
40.15
Disp./Len.:
121.08
Comfort Ratio:
13.55
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.13
S#:
4.11

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
27.00 ft / 8.23 m
J:
10.50 ft / 3.20 m
P:
24.00 ft / 7.32 m
E:
9.82 ft / 2.99 m
S.A. Fore:
141.75 ft2 / 13.17 m2
S.A. Main:
117.84 ft2 / 10.95 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
259.59 ft2 / 24.12 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
18.79
Est. Forestay Len.:
28.97 ft / 8.83 m

Notes

Center cockpit with aft cabin. According to the designers son, the hull was based on that of the VENTURE 25. It was also available as a ketch.

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