Ericson 29

1970 — 1978
Designer
Bruce King
Builder
Ericson Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
28 6 / 8.7 m
Waterline Length
22 0 / 6.7 m
Beam
9 3 / 2.8 m
Draft
4 3 / 1.3 m
Displacement
8,500 lbs / 3,856 kg
Ballast
3,900 lbs / 1,769 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
407 ft2 / 37.8 m2
Total Sail Area
407.2 ft2 / 37.8 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
183.8 ft2 / 17.1 m2
P
30 6 / 9.3 m
E
12 0 / 3.7 m
Mast Height
40 5 / 12.3 m
Foresail
Sail Area
223.4 ft2 / 20.8 m2
I
36 6 / 11.1 m
J
12 2 / 3.7 m
Forestay Length
38 5 / 11.7 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Universal
Model
Atomic 4
HP
30
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Capacity
12 gal / 45 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
20 gal / 76 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.29 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.64
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
45.88
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
356.37
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
28.11
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.81
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

TALL RIG:
I: 38.30’ / 11.67m
J: 12.25’ / 3.73m
P: 32.50’ / 9.91m
E: 9.92’ / 3.02m
Tot. SA (100%): 395.27 ft2 / 36.72 m2
Mast height above DWL: 42.33’/12.8m
Dimension from Owners Manual.
Thanks to ERICSON 29 owner Todd S. for providing corrections.


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