Fairey Fisherman 27

1962 — 1970
Designer
John Morris/Alan Burnard/Charles Currey
Builder
Fairey Marine Ltd
Associations
?
# Built
90
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
Wood/hot molded veneer (agba/cedar)

Dimensions

Length Overall
27 5 / 8.4 m
Waterline Length
25 0 / 7.6 m
Beam
8 9 / 2.7 m
Draft
2 3 / 0.7 m
Displacement
5,510 lbs / 2,500 kg
Ballast
1,100 lbs / 499 kg (Iron)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
190 ft2 / 17.7 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

Make
Perkins
Model
4-107
HP
30
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
40 gal / 151 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
30 gal / 114 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.7 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
9.74
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
19.96
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
157.46
light
Comfort Ratio
18.29
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
1.98
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Based an earlier lifeboat design and from the same metal hull mold. (of which 15,000 hulls had been built)
Smaller steadying sail area: 105 sq.ft.


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