Nova 27

1971
Designer
John Westell
Builder
Honnor Marine Ltd.
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
27 7 / 8.4 m
Waterline Length
22 0 / 6.7 m
Beam
9 0 / 2.8 m
Draft
4 3 / 1.3 m
Displacement
7,460 lbs / 3,384 kg
Ballast
3,000 lbs / 1,361 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
359 ft2 / 33.4 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
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Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

Make
Saab
Model
?
HP
10
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.3 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.04
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
40.21
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
309.38
heavy
Comfort Ratio
25.63
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.85
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Brochure from Mike Davies.


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