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Albin Vega 27

1965 — 1979
Designer
Per Brohäll
Builder
Albin Marine
Hull Type
Fin Keel
Construction
FG
Associations
Albin Vega (UK)

Dimensions

Length Overall
27.08 ft / 8.25 m
Waterline Length
23.00 ft / 7.01 m
Beam
8.08 ft / 2.46 m
Draft
3.67 ft / 1.12 m
Displacement
5,070 lb / 2,300 kg
Ballast
2,017 lb / 915 kg
Ballast Type
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
296.00 ft2 / 27.50 m2
Total Sail Area
296.97 ft2 / 27.59 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
140.36 ft2 / 13.04 m2
P
25.92 ft / 7.90 m
E
10.83 ft / 3.30 m
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
156.62 ft2 / 14.55 m2
I
30.80 ft / 9.39 m
J
10.17 ft / 3.10 m
Est. Forestay Len.
32.44 ft / 9.89 m
Mizzen
PY
EY

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo Penta
Model
MD6A
HP
13
Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
9 gals / 34 L

Accomodations

Water Capacity
17 gals / 64 L

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.43 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.05
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
39.78
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
186.03
light
Comfort Ratio
19.87
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
1.88
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

The VEGA is probably the most popular production sailing yacht(at anything close to this size) built in Scandinavia.


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