FEELING 850

FEELING 850 photo FEELING 850 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
27.89 ft / 8.50 m
LWL:
24.44 ft / 7.45 m
S.A. (reported):
474.00 ft2 / 44.04 m2
Beam:
10.50 ft / 3.20 m
Draft (max):
5.58 ft / 1.70 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
6,614 lb / 3,000 kg
Ballast:
2,205 lb / 1,000 kg
S.A./Disp.:
21.59
Bal./Disp.:
33.34
Disp./Len.:
202.26
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Iron
First Built:
1984
Last Built:
1988
# Built:
313
Builder:
Kirie (FRA)
Designer:
Philippe Briand
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Auxiliary Power/Water (orig. equip.)

Make:
Volvo
Model:
Type:
Diesel
HP:

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
21.59
Bal./Disp.:
33.34
Disp./Len.:
202.26
Comfort Ratio:
17.51

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
36.72 ft / 11.19 m
J:
11.00 ft / 3.35 m
P:
30.33 ft / 9.24 m
E:
10.25 ft / 3.12 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
201.96 ft2 / 18.76 m2
S.A. Main:
155.44 ft2 / 14.44 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
357.40 ft2 / 33.20 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
16.28
Est. Forestay Len.:
38.33 ft / 11.68 m

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Notes

Derived from prototype "Free Lance", winner of the Half-ton cup in 1983. At least 3 different rigs (masthead and fractional) were available. It is thought that the FEELING 850, ELITE 29 & 30 are based on the same hull design/tooling.



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