FIRST CLASS 8 (BENETEAU)

FIRST CLASS 8 (BENETEAU) photo FIRST CLASS 8 (BENETEAU) drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Swing Keel
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
25.42 ft / 7.75 m
LWL:
21.67 ft / 6.61 m
S.A. (reported):
316.00 ft2 / 29.36 m2
Beam:
8.16 ft / 2.49 m
Draft (max):
5.80 ft / 1.77 m
Draft (min):
2.25 ft / 0.69 m
Displacement:
3,100 lb / 1,406 kg
Ballast:
1,150 lb / 522 kg
S.A./Disp.:
23.84
Bal./Disp.:
37.10
Disp./Len.:
136.00
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1982
Last Built:
1994
# Built:
969
Builder:
Beneteau (FRA)
Designer:
Jacques Fauroux/Jean-Marie Finot
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
23.84
Bal./Disp.:
37.10
Disp./Len.:
136.00
Comfort Ratio:
12.83

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
28.60 ft / 8.72 m
J:
9.18 ft / 2.80 m
P:
32.97 ft / 10.05 m
E:
11.15 ft / 3.40 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
131.27 ft2 / 12.20 m2
S.A. Main:
183.81 ft2 / 17.08 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
315.08 ft2 / 29.27 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
23.77
Est. Forestay Len.:
30.04 ft / 9.16 m

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