LASER 28

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
28.41 ft / 8.66 m
LWL:
23.62 ft / 7.20 m
Beam:
9.48 ft / 2.89 m
S.A. (reported):
365.00 ft2 / 33.91 m2
Draft (max):
4.98 ft / 1.52 m
Displacement:
3,950 lb / 1,792 kg
Ballast:
1,500 lb / 680 kg
S.A./Disp.:
23.44
Bal./Disp.:
37.97
Disp./Len.:
133.82
Construction:
FG/Termanto PVC foam Hull & deck
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1983
Last Built:
1990
Builder:
Performance Sailcarft/Laser International
Designer:
Bruce Farr

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Bukh
Model:
8SME
Type:
Diesel
HP:
8.2

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
23.44
Bal./Disp.:
37.97
Disp./Len.:
133.82
Comfort Ratio:
12.18
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.40
S#:
4.53

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
31.10 ft / 9.48 m
J:
9.65 ft / 2.94 m
P:
33.14 ft / 10.10 m
E:
12.96 ft / 3.95 m
SPL/TPS:
11.32 ft / 3.45 m
S.A. Fore:
150.06 ft2 / 13.94 m2
S.A. Main:
214.75 ft2 / 19.95 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
364.80 ft2 / 33.89 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
23.42
Est. Forestay Len.:
32.56 ft / 9.93 m

Notes

Farr design #91.
Those involved in original project:
Ian Bruce- Performance Sailcraft
Bruce Farr
Tim Coventry
Norman Frost - Plastics engineer
Peter Hicks
Piers Fipps - Financial advisor
Hans Fogh - Sails

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