Alerion Express 28

1990
Designer
Carl Schumacher
Builders
TPI Composites
Alerion Yachts
Holby Marine
Associations
?
# Built
115
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
28 2 / 8.6 m
Waterline Length
22 10 / 7 m
Beam
8 2 / 2.5 m
Draft
5 6 / 1.7 m
Displacement
4,400 lbs / 1,996 kg
Ballast
2,000 lbs / 907 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
352 ft2 / 32.7 m2
Total Sail Area
352.5 ft2 / 32.8 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
206.2 ft2 / 19.2 m2
P
33 0 / 10.1 m
E
12 6 / 3.8 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
146.3 ft2 / 13.6 m2
I
29 11 / 9.1 m
J
9 8 / 3 m
Forestay Length
31 6 / 9.6 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo Penta
Model
MD2010
HP
10
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
7 gal / 26 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
6 gal / 23 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.4 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
20.97
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
45.45
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
165.29
light
Comfort Ratio
16.81
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.0
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

The first boats (7) were built by Holby Marine. After 1991 the boats were built by TPI. Later boats have an updated keel w/bulb.


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