US 29

1977
Designer
Douglas Peterson (unauthorized)
Builder
Bayliner (Buccaneer/US Yachts)
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
29 5 / 9 m
Waterline Length
22 4 / 6.8 m
Beam
10 2 / 3.1 m
Draft
5 6 / 1.7 m
Displacement
7,000 lbs / 3,175 kg
Ballast
2,850 lbs / 1,293 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
395 ft2 / 36.7 m2
Total Sail Area
395.3 ft2 / 36.7 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
155.9 ft2 / 14.5 m2
P
33 11 / 10.4 m
E
9 2 / 2.8 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
239.4 ft2 / 22.2 m2
I
38 10 / 11.8 m
J
12 4 / 3.8 m
Forestay Length
40 9 / 12.4 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo
Model
MD7
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
15 gal / 57 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
20 gal / 76 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.34 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.27
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
40.71
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
277.3
heavy
Comfort Ratio
19.72
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.14
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

A slightly modified and later version of the BUCCANEER 295 (hull design originally derived from the PETERSON 30 1/2 TON/CHASER 29??). US Yachts was owned by Bayliner. Later the molds were sold to Pearson Yachts were it became (for a very short time) the TRITON 30.


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