American 28 Motor-Sailer

1977
insignia
Designer
Arthur S. Henry
Builder
American Mariner Industries
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin (shoal draft)
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
27 5 / 8.4 m
Waterline Length
24 6 / 7.5 m
Beam
7 11 / 2.4 m
Draft
2 3 / 0.7 m
Displacement
6,300 lbs / 2,858 kg
Ballast
1,600 lbs / 726 kg (Lead)

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
240 ft2 / 22.3 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.63 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
11.26
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
25.4
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
191.25
light
Comfort Ratio
23.95
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.73
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Yanmar diesel available as an option.
Also called AMERICAN 8.5 MOTOR-SAILER.


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