Albin 79

1974 — 1977
insignia
Designer
Rolf Magnusson
Builder
Albin Marine
Associations
?
# Built
250
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
25 11 / 7.9 m
Waterline Length
20 0 / 6.1 m
Beam
8 9 / 2.7 m
Draft
4 7 / 1.4 m
Displacement
4,200 lbs / 1,905 kg
Ballast
1,650 lbs / 750 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
261 ft2 / 24.3 m2
Total Sail Area
260.8 ft2 / 24.2 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
104.3 ft2 / 9.7 m2
P
26 7 / 8.1 m
E
7 10 / 2.4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
156.5 ft2 / 14.5 m2
I
30 9 / 9.4 m
J
10 2 / 3.1 m
Forestay Length
32 4 / 9.9 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo Penta
Model
MD5
HP
10
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.99 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.04
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
39.36
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
234.37
moderate
Comfort Ratio
16.47
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.17
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Thanks to ALBIN 79 owner Cam Ellison for making a correction.


For Sale

Have a sailboat to sell?
List it for free and it will show up here.

Subscribe

Get occassional updates about new features or featured sailboats.
You can opt out or contact us any time.