Gulf Coast 26

1971
Designer
Martin Bludworth
Builder
Gulf Coast Sailboats
Associations
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# Built
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Hull Type
Swing Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
25 11 / 7.9 m
Waterline Length
25 11 / 7.9 m
Beam
7 3 / 2.2 m
Draft
1 8 / 0.5 m 4 3 / 1.3 m
Displacement
4,500 lbs / 2,041 kg
Ballast
2,130 lbs / 964 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
310 ft2 / 28.8 m2
Total Sail Area
310.3 ft2 / 28.8 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
141.8 ft2 / 13.2 m2
P
27 0 / 8.2 m
E
10 5 / 3.2 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
168.6 ft2 / 15.7 m2
I
31 5 / 9.6 m
J
10 8 / 3.3 m
Forestay Length
33 3 / 10.1 m

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
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.83 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
18.2
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
47.22
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
114.3
light
Comfort Ratio
18.71
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
1.78
better suited for ocean passages

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