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Adams 8

1981
Designer
Joe Adams
Builder
Endeavour Yachts
Hull Type
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
26.48 ft / 8.07 m
Waterline Length
24.77 ft / 7.55 m
Beam
7.97 ft / 2.43 m
Draft
4.82 ft / 1.47 m
Displacement
3,399 lb / 1,542 kg
Ballast
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
352.00 ft2 / 32.70 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
J
Est. Forestay Len.
?

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.67 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
24.91
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
99.84
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
13
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.12
better suited for coastal cruising

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