Albin 7.8

1979 — 1984
Designer
Peter Norlin
Builder
Albin Marine
Association
Albin 78 Klubben (SWE)
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
25 7 / 7.8 m
Waterline Length
21 9 / 6.7 m
Beam
9 0 / 2.8 m
Draft
4 10 / 1.5 m
Displacement
5,180 lbs / 2,350 kg
Ballast
2,090 lbs / 950 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
248 ft2 / 23 m2
Total Sail Area
280.7 ft2 / 26.1 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
138.1 ft2 / 12.8 m2
P
8 10 / 2.7 m
E
31 2 / 9.5 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
142.6 ft2 / 13.3 m2
I
30 6 / 9.3 m
J
9 4 / 2.9 m
Forestay Length
31 11 / 9.7 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo Penta
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.26 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
13.25
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
40.42
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
222.64
moderate
Comfort Ratio
18.4
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.09
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Also known as the ALBIN CIRRUS, or CIRRUS 7.8.


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