WHITBY 27 (1/4 TON)

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Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 27.00 ft
LWL: 20.00 ft
S.A. (reported): 273.00 ft²
Beam: 8.70 ft
Displacement: 3,740.00 lb
Max Draft: 4.89 ft
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1976
Last Built: 1977
# Built: 16
Builder: Whitby Boat Works Ltd. (CAN)
Designer: Elvstrøm & Kjærulff

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 18.18
Disp: / Len: 208.71
Comfort Ratio: 14.66
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.24
S#: 2.73
Hull Speed: 5.99 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 621.72 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 31.16 ft
J: 9.84 ft
P: 27.54 ft
E: 8.67 ft
S.A. Fore: 153.31 ft²
S.A. Main: 119.39 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 272.70 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 18.16
Est. Forestay Length: 32.68 ft

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Designers: Jan Kjærulff
Paul Elvström
Builders: Whitby Boat Works Ltd. (CAN)
Associations: Quarter Ton Class
Related Sailboats: BIANCA 26
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The WHITBY 27 is the North American version of the ELVSTROM 1/4 TON.