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Bristol 27

1966 — 1978
Designer
Carl Alberg
Builder
Bristol Yachts
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
FG (solid laminate)
Associations
Bristol 27 Site

Dimensions

Length Overall
27.16 ft / 8.28 m
Waterline Length
19.75 ft / 6.02 m
Beam
8.00 ft / 2.44 m
Draft
4.00 ft / 1.22 m
Displacement
6,600 lb / 2,994 kg
Ballast
2,575 lb / 1,168 kg
Ballast Type
Lead
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
313.00 ft2 / 29.08 m2
Total Sail Area
312.63 ft2 / 29.04 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
155.55 ft2 / 14.45 m2
P
25.50 ft / 7.77 m
E
12.20 ft / 3.72 m
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
157.08 ft2 / 14.59 m2
I
30.50 ft / 9.30 m
J
10.30 ft / 3.14 m
Est. Forestay Len.
32.19 ft / 9.81 m
Mizzen
PY
EY

Auxilary Power

Make
Universal
Model
Atomic 4
HP
30
Type
Gas
Fuel Capacity
22 gals / 83 L

Accomodations

Water Capacity
20 gals / 76 L

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.96 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
14.23
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
39.02
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
382.47
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
28.9
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.71
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Also available with a taller rig. Besides the two layouts shown here, a WEEKENDER model was also available with a shorter coach roof and longer cockpit.
Dimensions from builders original brochure.


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