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Abbott 27

built since 1986

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

Dimensions

LOA
27.33 ft8.33 m
LWL
22.75 ft6.93 m
Beam
9.00 ft2.74 m
Draft
4.92 ft1.50 m
Displacement
6,000 lb2,722 kg
Ballast
2,700 lb1,225 kg
Ballast Type
?

Rig and sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
356.00 ft233.07 m2
Total Sail Area
355.13 ft232.99 m2

Mainsail

Sail Area
166.75 ft215.49 m2
P
29.00 ft8.84 m
E
11.50 ft3.51 m
Mast Height
?

Foresail

Sail Area
188.38 ft217.50 m2
I
34.25 ft10.44 m
J
11.00 ft3.35 m
Est. Forestay Len.
35.97 ft10.96 m

Mizzen

PY
EY

Calculations

Sail Area/Displacement
17.3
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
45
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
227.49
moderate
Comfort Ratio
20.59
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening Formula
1.98
better suited for ocean passages

Auxilary Power

Make
Model
?
Type
?
HP
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?

Notes

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

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