Albin Express

1978 — 1985
insignia
Designer
Peter Norlin
Builder
Albin Marine
Association
Express 26 (Albin)
# Built
1100
Hull Type
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
25 5 / 7.8 m
Waterline Length
21 7 / 6.6 m
Beam
8 2 / 2.5 m
Draft
4 9 / 1.5 m
Displacement
3,970 lbs / 1,800 kg
Ballast
1,760 lbs / 800 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
317 ft2 / 29.5 m2
Total Sail Area
317.4 ft2 / 29.5 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
171.3 ft2 / 15.9 m2
P
31 2 / 9.5 m
E
10 11 / 3.4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
146.2 ft2 / 13.6 m2
I
29 2 / 8.9 m
J
10 0 / 3.1 m
Forestay Length
30 10 / 9.4 m

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.22 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
20.24
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
44.46
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
176.27
light
Comfort Ratio
16.23
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.07
better suited for coastal cruising

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