TARTAN 27

TARTAN 27 photo TARTAN 27 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
27.00 ft / 8.23 m
LWL:
21.42 ft / 6.53 m
Beam:
8.62 ft / 2.63 m
S.A. (reported):
376.00 ft2 / 34.93 m2
Draft (max):
6.33 ft / 1.93 m
Draft (min):
3.17 ft / 0.97 m
Displacement:
7,400 lb / 3,357 kg
Ballast:
2,400 lb / 1,089 kg
S.A./Disp.:
15.89
Bal./Disp.:
32.43
Disp./Len.:
336.14
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1961
Last Built:
1980
# Built:
712
Builder:
Tartan Marine (USA)
Designer:
Sparkman & Stephens

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Universal
Model:
Atomic 4
Type:
Gas
Fuel:
20 gals / 76 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
15.89
Bal./Disp.:
32.43
Disp./Len.:
336.14
Comfort Ratio:
28.09
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.77
S#:
1.42

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
34.65 ft / 10.56 m
J:
9.83 ft / 3.00 m
P:
30.50 ft / 9.30 m
E:
13.50 ft / 4.11 m
S.A. Fore:
170.30 ft2 / 15.82 m2
S.A. Main:
205.88 ft2 / 19.13 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
376.18 ft2 / 34.95 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
15.90
Est. Forestay Len.:
36.02 ft / 10.98 m
Mast Height from DWL:
38.00 ft / 11.58 m

Accommodations

Water:
30 gals / 114 L

Notes

S&S design #1617.
The TARTAN 27 was the first boat built by Tartan Marine and was produced continuously for 19 years. An updated version was introduced in 1979. of which 64 were produced,(referred to as TARTAN 27-2) Most noticeably this boat has more freeboard and a retooled deck and coach roof.
An original brochure from Douglass & McLeod reports displacement as 6,875 lbs.
In 1967 the ballast was changed from external to internal and increased by 400 lbs.
Was available with a yawl rig.
A few TARTAN 27'S were built by W.D. Schock on the west coast USA.

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