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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

Dimensions

Length Overall
27.33 ft / 8.33 m
Waterline Length
22.75 ft / 6.93 m
Beam
9.00 ft / 2.74 m
Draft
4.92 ft / 1.50 m
Displacement
6,000 lb / 2,722 kg
Ballast
2,700 lb / 1,225 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
356.00 ft2 / 33.07 m2
Total Sail Area
355.13 ft2 / 32.99 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
166.75 ft2 / 15.49 m2
P
29.00 ft / 8.84 m
E
11.50 ft / 3.51 m
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
188.38 ft2 / 17.50 m2
I
34.25 ft / 10.44 m
J
11.00 ft / 3.35 m
Est. Forestay Len.
35.97 ft / 10.96 m

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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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
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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