Balboa 27 8.2

1976
Designer
Lyle C. Hess
Builder
Coastal Recreation Inc.
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Swing Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
26 6 / 8.1 m
Waterline Length
22 11 / 7 m
Beam
8 0 / 2.4 m
Draft
2 5 / 0.8 m 5 2 / 1.6 m
Displacement
4,900 lbs / 2,223 kg
Ballast
2,600 lbs / 1,179 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
320 ft2 / 29.7 m2
Total Sail Area
319.8 ft2 / 29.7 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
150.2 ft2 / 14 m2
P
27 3 / 8.3 m
E
10 11 / 3.4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
169.6 ft2 / 15.8 m2
I
31 11 / 9.8 m
J
10 7 / 3.2 m
Forestay Length
33 8 / 10.3 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Petter
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
21 gal / 79 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.43 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.75
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
53.06
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
179.79
light
Comfort Ratio
19.6
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
1.88
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

An inboard was available as an option.
Said to be based on the earlier BALBOA 26.


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