KELT 8.50

KELT 8.50 photo KELT 8.50 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
27.88 ft / 8.50 m
LWL:
24.75 ft / 7.54 m
S.A. (reported):
345.00 ft2 / 32.05 m2
Beam:
10.33 ft / 3.15 m
Draft (max):
5.33 ft / 1.62 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
6,394 lb / 2,900 kg
Ballast:
2,645 lb / 1,200 kg
S.A./Disp.:
16.07
Bal./Disp.:
41.37
Disp./Len.:
188.28
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1983
Last Built:
1987
# Built:
1200
Builder:
Kelt Marine (FRA)
Designer:
Gilles Vaton/Patrick Roseo
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
16.07
Bal./Disp.:
41.37
Disp./Len.:
188.28
Comfort Ratio:
17.15

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
34.80 ft / 10.61 m
J:
10.30 ft / 3.14 m
P:
33.50 ft / 10.21 m
E:
9.90 ft / 3.02 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
179.22 ft2 / 16.65 m2
S.A. Main:
165.83 ft2 / 15.41 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
345.05 ft2 / 32.06 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
16.07
Est. Forestay Len.:
36.29 ft / 11.06 m

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Notes

Also known as the KELT 29 and later became the FEELING 29. SWING KEEL VERSION Disp.: 3130 kg./6900 lbs. Swing keel: 370 kg./816 lbs. Grounding shoe: 1100 kg./2425 lbs. tot. Ballast: 1470/3240 BU:2.25'/0.69m BD: 5.67'/1.73m Under the various names it is thought that more than 1200 of this design have been built. MASTHEAD RIG: I: 38.00'/11.58m J: 10.30'/3.14m P: 33.30'/10.15m E: 9.50'/2.90m



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