SONATA 8

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Lifting Keel
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
26.25 ft / 8.00 m
LWL:
19.75 ft / 6.02 m
S.A. (reported):
277.00 ft2 / 25.73 m2
Beam:
8.20 ft / 2.50 m
Draft (max):
5.09 ft / 1.55 m
Draft (min):
0.69 ft / 0.21 m
Displacement:
2,822 lb / 1,280 kg
Ballast:
500 lb / 227 kg
S.A./Disp.:
22.25
Bal./Disp.:
17.72
Disp./Len.:
163.53
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1979
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Investigator Yachts PTY.LTD.(AUS)
Designer:
Gary Mull
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
22.25
Bal./Disp.:
17.72
Disp./Len.:
163.53
Comfort Ratio:
12.18

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
25.75 ft / 7.85 m
J:
9.00 ft / 2.74 m
P:
28.00 ft / 8.53 m
E:
11.48 ft / 3.50 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
115.88 ft2 / 10.77 m2
S.A. Main:
160.72 ft2 / 14.93 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
276.60 ft2 / 25.70 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
22.22
Est. Forestay Len.:
27.28 ft / 8.31 m

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Notes

Raced as a one-design class in Australia for a time. Fixed keel versions also available - draft:1.6m



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