Challenge 29

1980 — 1986
Designer
Albert Sedlmayer
Builder
Moonraker Marine Ltd. (NZ)
Associations
?
# Built
15
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG (solid hull/balsa deck)

Dimensions

Length Overall
28 10 / 8.8 m
Waterline Length
25 2 / 7.7 m
Beam
10 11 / 3.4 m
Draft
5 8 / 1.8 m
Displacement
7,170 lbs / 3,250 kg
Ballast
1,650 lbs / 750 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
423 ft2 / 39.3 m2
Total Sail Area
423.5 ft2 / 39.3 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
254 ft2 / 23.6 m2
P
35 7 / 10.9 m
E
14 3 / 4.4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
169.4 ft2 / 15.7 m2
I
32 9 / 10 m
J
10 4 / 3.2 m
Forestay Length
34 4 / 10.5 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.73 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
18.21
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
23.07
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
199.88
light
Comfort Ratio
17.17
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.28
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Thanks to CHALLENGE 29 owner Doug Ball for providing information.


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