MORGAN 27

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
27.50 ft / 8.38 m
LWL:
25.00 ft / 7.62 m
Beam:
9.83 ft / 3.00 m
S.A. (reported):
373.00 ft2 / 34.65 m2
Draft (max):
4.50 ft / 1.37 m
Displacement:
7,000 lb / 3,175 kg
Ballast:
3,300 lb / 1,497 kg
S.A./Disp.:
16.36
Bal./Disp.:
47.14
Disp./Len.:
200.00
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1971
Last Built:
1976
Builder:
Morgan Yachts (USA)
Designer:
Charles Morgan

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Universal
Model:
Atomic 4
Type:
Gas
Fuel:
14 gals / 53 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
16.36
Bal./Disp.:
47.14
Disp./Len.:
200.00
Comfort Ratio:
20.01
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.06
S#:
2.63

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
37.00 ft / 11.28 m
J:
11.75 ft / 3.58 m
P:
31.00 ft / 9.45 m
E:
10.00 ft / 3.05 m
S.A. Fore:
217.38 ft2 / 20.19 m2
S.A. Main:
155.00 ft2 / 14.40 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
372.38 ft2 / 34.59 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
16.33
Est. Forestay Len.:
38.82 ft / 11.83 m
Mast Height from DWL:
40.50 ft / 12.34 m

Accommodations

Water:
15 gals / 57 L

Notes

Atomic 4 inboard was an option.
When Morgan retired this design, the tooling was passed on to a series of different builders including Chrysler, (CHRYSLER 27) and TMI (TMI 27).

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