Columbia 26 MK 2

1969 — 1977
Designer
William H. Tripp Jr.
Builder
Columbia Yachts
Associations
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# Built
950
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
25 7 / 7.8 m
Waterline Length
21 5 / 6.6 m
Beam
8 5 / 2.6 m
Draft
4 3 / 1.3 m
Displacement
5,900 lbs / 2,676 kg
Ballast
2,550 lbs / 1,157 kg (Iron)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
310 ft2 / 28.8 m2
Total Sail Area
310 ft2 / 28.8 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
144.7 ft2 / 13.4 m2
P
26 3 / 8 m
E
10 11 / 3.4 m
Mast Height
35 5 / 10.8 m
Foresail
Sail Area
165.3 ft2 / 15.4 m2
I
31 5 / 9.6 m
J
10 5 / 3.2 m
Forestay Length
33 2 / 10.1 m

Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
13 gal / 49 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.21 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.19
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
43.22
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
265.03
moderate
Comfort Ratio
23.04
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.88
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Shoal draft model: 3.16’/.96m
Thanks to Ed Ramsey II for providing corrections and additional information.


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