IMPULSE 26

IMPULSE 26 photo IMPULSE 26 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
26.00 ft / 7.92 m
LWL:
21.58 ft / 6.58 m
Beam:
8.42 ft / 2.57 m
S.A. (reported):
327.00 ft2 / 30.38 m2
Draft (max):
4.58 ft / 1.40 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
2,750 lb / 1,247 kg
Ballast:
1,305 lb / 592 kg
S.A./Disp.:
26.72
Bal./Disp.:
47.45
Disp./Len.:
122.16
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1984
Last Built:
1987
# Built:
40
Builder:
Johnson Boat Works/New Orleans Marine
Designer:
William Cook
Website:

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
26.72
Bal./Disp.:
47.45
Disp./Len.:
122.16
Comfort Ratio:
10.86
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.41

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
29.42 ft / 8.97 m
J:
8.50 ft / 2.59 m
P:
32.67 ft / 9.96 m
E:
12.17 ft / 3.71 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
125.04 ft2 / 11.62 m2
S.A. Main:
198.80 ft2 / 18.47 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
323.83 ft2 / 30.08 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
26.46
Est. Forestay Len.:
30.62 ft / 9.33 m

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Notes

First boats built by New Orleans Marine. (MK I version - 6 hulls)
Molds then went to Johnson Boat Works. (MK I version - 25+ hulls)
Last boats built by New England Boat Works. (MK II version - 7 hulls)

MK I: (30) foam core.
MK II: balsa core, slightly taller cabin/cuddy, slight differences in rig and hardware.
A number of boats were delivered with an optional diesel inboard.



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