Beneteau Figaro Solo

1990 — 2002
Designers
Jean Marie Finot (Groupe Finot)
Berret-Racoupeau
Builder
Beneteau
Associations
?
# Built
140
Hull Type
Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
Construction
FG solid laminate

Dimensions

Length Overall
29 11 / 9.1 m
Waterline Length
27 6 / 8.4 m
Beam
10 7 / 3.3 m
Draft
5 10 / 1.8 m
Displacement
5,290 lbs / 2,400 kg
Ballast
1,980 lbs / 900 kg (water + iron)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
525 ft2 / 48.8 m2
Total Sail Area
511.5 ft2 / 47.5 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
286 ft2 / 26.6 m2
P
41 6 / 12.7 m
E
13 9 / 4.2 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
225.5 ft2 / 21 m2
I
40 1 / 12.2 m
J
11 3 / 3.4 m
Forestay Length
41 7 / 12.7 m
Spinnaker
SPL/TPS
12 9 / 3.9 m
ISP
?

Auxilary Power

Make
Yanmar
Model
1GM
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
8 gal / 30 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
15 gal / 57 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.03 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
27.66
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
37.5
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
112.84
light
Comfort Ratio
12.27
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.45
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Designed and built specifically for the Figaro Solo circuit in France (1990-2002). Also in use for the first one-design transatlantic race (Transat AG2R 1992)
Thanks to Troy Farncombe for providing corrections.
aka FIGARO 1.


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