Columbia 26

1963 — 1969
insignia
Designer
Columbia Yachts
Builder
Columbia Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
799
Hull Type
Fin Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
26 4 / 8 m
Waterline Length
18 11 / 5.8 m
Beam
8 0 / 2.4 m
Draft
4 0 / 1.2 m
Displacement
5,200 lbs / 2,359 kg
Ballast
2,300 lbs / 1,043 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
301 ft2 / 28 m2
Total Sail Area
300.6 ft2 / 27.9 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
150.7 ft2 / 14 m2
P
26 2 / 8 m
E
11 6 / 3.5 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
150 ft2 / 13.9 m2
I
29 11 / 9.1 m
J
10 0 / 3.1 m
Forestay Length
31 7 / 9.6 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.84 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.05
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
44.23
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
338.45
heavy
Comfort Ratio
23.6
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.85
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

It is thought that the COLUMBIA 26 is an extended version version of the COLUMBIA 24 and built largely from the same tooling.


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