S2 8.5

S2 8.5 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
28.00 ft / 8.53 m
LWL:
22.50 ft / 6.86 m
Beam:
9.50 ft / 2.90 m
S.A. (reported):
400.00 ft2 / 37.16 m2
Draft (max):
4.50 ft / 1.37 m
Displacement:
7,600 lb / 3,447 kg
Ballast:
3,000 lb / 1,361 kg
S.A./Disp.:
16.61
Bal./Disp.:
39.47
Disp./Len.:
297.86
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1980
Last Built:
1983
# Built:
103
Builder:
S-2 Yachts
Designer:
Arthur Edmunds

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Yanmar
Model:
1GM
Type:
Diesel
HP:
8
Fuel:
18 gals / 68 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
16.61
Bal./Disp.:
39.47
Disp./Len.:
297.86
Comfort Ratio:
24.24
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.94
S#:
1.70

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
37.00 ft / 11.28 m
J:
11.00 ft / 3.35 m
P:
31.00 ft / 9.45 m
E:
12.00 ft / 3.66 m
S.A. Fore:
203.50 ft2 / 18.91 m2
S.A. Main:
186.00 ft2 / 17.28 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
389.50 ft2 / 36.19 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
16.17
Est. Forestay Len.:
38.60 ft / 11.77 m
Mast Height from DWL:
41.00 ft / 12.50 m

Accommodations

Headroom:
6.00 ft / 1.83 m
Water:
37 gals / 140 L

Notes

Also called the 8.5A
A few early boats were fitted with a BMW diesel.
Shoal draft: 3.92'.

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