Columbia 56

1974 — 1975
insignia
Designer
William H. Tripp Jr.
Builder
Columbia Yachts
Associations
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# Built
18
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
56 5 / 17.2 m
Waterline Length
40 8 / 12.4 m
Beam
12 11 / 4 m
Draft
8 0 / 2.4 m
Displacement
45,000 lbs / 20,412 kg
Ballast
22,000 lbs / 9,979 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Ketch
Reported Sail Area
952 ft2 / 88.4 m2
Total Sail Area
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Mainsail
Sail Area
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Mast Height
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Foresail
Sail Area
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Forestay Length
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Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Fuel Type
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Fuel Capacity
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
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Headroom
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Calculations

Hull Speed
8.55 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
12.04
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
48.89
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
298.64
heavy
Comfort Ratio
49.91
heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
1.46
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Motorsailer based on the COLUMBIA 57 hull. Also sold as the SAILCRAFTER 52. Another version built in Italy and called the COLITALIA 56.


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