MERIT 28

MERIT 28 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
27.92 ft / 8.51 m
LWL:
24.25 ft / 7.39 m
Beam:
9.00 ft / 2.74 m
S.A. (reported):
405.00 ft2 / 37.63 m2
Draft (max):
5.33 ft / 1.62 m
Displacement:
4,000 lb / 1,814 kg
Ballast:
2,100 lb / 953 kg
S.A./Disp.:
25.79
Bal./Disp.:
52.50
Disp./Len.:
125.22
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1985
# Built:
2
Builder:
Merit Marine Inc. (USA)
Designer:
Nelson/Marek

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Yanmar
Type:
Diesel

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
25.79
Bal./Disp.:
52.50
Disp./Len.:
125.22
Comfort Ratio:
13.06
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.27
S#:
5.02

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
37.80 ft / 11.52 m
J:
11.00 ft / 3.35 m
P:
32.80 ft / 10.00 m
E:
12.00 ft / 3.66 m
S.A. Fore:
207.90 ft2 / 19.31 m2
S.A. Main:
196.80 ft2 / 18.28 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
404.70 ft2 / 37.60 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
25.77
Est. Forestay Len.:
39.37 ft / 12.00 m

Notes

Planned for production run but only 2 built.

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