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Abbott 27

1986
Designer
Bill Abbott Sr.
Builder
Abbott Boats Inc.
Hull Type
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Construction
FG w/balsa core hull & deck
Associations
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Dimensions

Length Overall
27 3 / 8.3 m
Waterline Length
22 8 / 6.9 m
Beam
8 11 / 2.7 m
Draft
4 11 / 1.5 m
Displacement
6,000 lbs / 2,722 kg
Ballast
2,700 lbs / 1,225 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
356 ft2 / 33.1 m2
Total Sail Area
355.1 ft2 / 33 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
166.7 ft2 / 15.5 m2
P
29 0 / 8.8 m
E
11 6 / 3.5 m
Mast Height
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Foresail
Sail Area
188.4 ft2 / 17.5 m2
I
34 3 / 10.4 m
J
10 11 / 3.4 m
Est. Forestay Len.
35 11 / 11 m

Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Type
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Fuel Capacity
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
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Headroom
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Calculations

Hull Speed
6.39 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.25
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
45.0
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
227.49
moderate
Comfort Ratio
20.45
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.98
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Originally developed in the mid-‘80’s to race under the MORC handicap rule.


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