Contest 29

1964 — 1976
Designer
G. Luyten
Builder
Contest Yachts - Conyplex
Associations
?
# Built
247
Hull Type
Fin Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
29 0 / 8.8 m
Waterline Length
24 0 / 7.3 m
Beam
8 2 / 2.5 m
Draft
4 3 / 1.3 m
Displacement
8,500 lbs / 3,856 kg
Ballast
3,300 lbs / 1,497 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
370 ft2 / 34.4 m2
Total Sail Area
369.8 ft2 / 34.4 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
182.9 ft2 / 17 m2
P
29 5 / 9 m
E
12 4 / 3.8 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
187 ft2 / 17.4 m2
I
33 11 / 10.4 m
J
10 11 / 3.4 m
Forestay Length
35 8 / 10.9 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.56 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
14.21
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
38.82
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
274.5
moderate
Comfort Ratio
30.78
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.62
better suited for ocean passages

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