TWISTER 28

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Long keel w/trans. hung rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
28.25 ft / 8.61 m
LWL:
21.50 ft / 6.55 m
S.A. (reported):
348.00 ft2 / 32.33 m2
Beam:
8.08 ft / 2.46 m
Draft (max):
5.00 ft / 1.52 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
9,968 lb / 4,521 kg
Ballast:
4,628 lb / 2,099 kg
S.A./Disp.:
12.06
Bal./Disp.:
46.43
Disp./Len.:
447.76
Construction:
FG or Wood
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1964
Last Built:
1983
# Built:
200
Builder:
Uphams/Tyler (UK)
Designer:
Kim Holman
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
12.06
Bal./Disp.:
46.43
Disp./Len.:
447.76
Comfort Ratio:
40.49

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
34.00 ft / 10.36 m
J:
11.00 ft / 3.35 m
P:
30.00 ft / 9.14 m
E:
10.75 ft / 3.28 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
187.00 ft2 / 17.37 m2
S.A. Main:
161.25 ft2 / 14.98 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
348.25 ft2 / 32.35 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
12.07
Est. Forestay Len.:
35.74 ft / 10.89 m

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Notes

First available in wood, then with FG hulls with wood coachroof and deck. By 1970, an all glass version was available. It is thought that the glass boats were molded by Tyler Boat Co. Ltd. and finished and fitted out by other yards.



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