SPIRIT 28 (VAN DE STADT)

SPIRIT 28 (VAN DE STADT) drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
27.89 ft / 8.50 m
LWL:
22.64 ft / 6.90 m
Beam:
9.22 ft / 2.81 m
S.A. (reported):
445.00 ft2 / 41.34 m2
Draft (max):
5.08 ft / 1.55 m
Displacement:
5,953 lb / 2,700 kg
Ballast:
2,590 lb / 1,175 kg
S.A./Disp.:
21.74
Bal./Disp.:
43.51
Disp./Len.:
229.01
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1970
# Built:
284
Builder:
A. J. Van Heygen (Bel)
Designer:
E. G. van de Stadt

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
21.74
Bal./Disp.:
43.51
Disp./Len.:
229.01
Comfort Ratio:
19.71
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.04

Notes

Shallow draft keel available. Draft: 1.42m / 4.66ft; Ballast: 1055kg / 2325.9 lbs
VDS design #216.
The designer himself owned a SPRIT 28 for a number of years.
Also built in Australia and probably a number of other places.
Number built above is from A.J. Van Heygen only.

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