Bristol 35.5

1978 — 1996
insignia
Designers
Ted Hood
Dieter Empacher
Builder
Bristol Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
183
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG/balsa cored deck

Dimensions

Length Overall
35 5 / 10.8 m
Waterline Length
27 5 / 8.4 m
Beam
10 9 / 3.3 m
Draft
5 8 / 1.8 m
Displacement
15,000 lbs / 6,804 kg
Ballast
6,500 lbs / 2,948 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
602 ft2 / 55.9 m2
Total Sail Area
602.1 ft2 / 55.9 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
249.6 ft2 / 23.2 m2
P
40 8 / 12.4 m
E
12 2 / 3.7 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
352.5 ft2 / 32.8 m2
I
47 0 / 14.3 m
J
14 11 / 4.6 m
Forestay Length
49 4 / 15 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Yanmar
Model
?
HP
22
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
31 gal / 117 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
100 gal / 379 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.03 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.84
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
43.33
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
321.99
heavy
Comfort Ratio
32.24
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.76
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Keel/CB version also available (sometimes referred to as BRISTOL 35.5C).
Draft: BU: 3.75’ BD: 9.5’ BALLAST 7000 lbs.


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