GREAT BARRIER EXPRESS

GREAT BARRIER EXPRESS photo GREAT BARRIER EXPRESS drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Catamaran Twin Dbrd.
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
27.75 ft / 8.46 m
LWL:
26.00 ft / 7.92 m
S.A. (reported):
410.00 ft2 / 38.09 m2
Beam:
16.42 ft / 5.00 m
Draft (max):
Draft (min):
Displacement:
2,370 lb / 1,075 kg
Ballast:
S.A./Disp.:
36.99
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
60.20
Construction:
Wood Composite/FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1973
Last Built:
# Built:
300
Builder:
Designer:
Malcolm Tennant
Website:

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
36.99
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
60.20

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Notes

The GREAT BARRIER EXPRESS set the standard for cats of this type and, for years, was copied by others around the world. Nearly 30 of a FG production version were built in New Zealand. The rest from plans.



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