MAXI 77

MAXI 77 photo MAXI 77 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
25.26 ft / 7.70 m
LWL:
22.15 ft / 6.75 m
Beam:
8.20 ft / 2.50 m
S.A. (reported):
269.10 ft2 / 25.00 m2
Draft (max):
4.75 ft / 1.45 m
Displacement:
4,409 lb / 2,000 kg
Ballast:
1,764 lb / 800 kg
S.A./Disp.:
16.06
Bal./Disp.:
40.01
Disp./Len.:
181.12
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Iron
First Built:
1972
Last Built:
1983
# Built:
3900
Builder:
Maxi Yachts / Börjesson Brothers
Designer:
Pelle Petterson

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Volvo Penta
Model:
MB-10/100s
Type:
Gas
HP:
15
Fuel:
5 gals / 20 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
16.06
Bal./Disp.:
40.01
Disp./Len.:
181.12
Comfort Ratio:
17.90
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.00
S#:
2.79

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
30.10 ft / 9.17 m
J:
10.94 ft / 3.33 m
P:
24.61 ft / 7.50 m
E:
8.20 ft / 2.50 m
S.A. Fore:
164.65 ft2 / 15.30 m2
S.A. Main:
100.90 ft2 / 9.37 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
265.55 ft2 / 24.67 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
15.85
Est. Forestay Len.:
32.03 ft / 9.76 m

Notes

As best as can be determined, this was the most popular Maxi with an amazing 3900 sold!
Both inboard and outboard options were available.
For inboard:
1972-1975: engines were gas powered.
1975-1883: engines were VP MD-5A diesel.
A shallow keel was available:
Draft - 1.15m / 3.77ft; Ballast - 900kg / 1984lbs; Disp - 2100kg / 4630lbs.

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