8M One Design

1993
Designers
Doug Peterson
J&J Design
Builder
Hunboat
Associations
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# Built
?
Hull Type
Lifting Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
26 2 / 8 m
Waterline Length
22 11 / 7 m
Beam
8 2 / 2.5 m
Draft
2 7 / 0.8 m 5 6 / 1.7 m
Displacement
2,430 lbs / 1,100 kg
Ballast
390 lbs / 175 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
417 ft2 / 38.7 m2
Total Sail Area
384.8 ft2 / 35.8 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
213.8 ft2 / 19.9 m2
P
34 3 / 10.5 m
E
12 5 / 3.8 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
171.1 ft2 / 15.9 m2
I
33 0 / 10.1 m
J
10 4 / 3.2 m
Forestay Length
34 6 / 10.5 m
Spinnaker
SPL/TPS
12 1 / 3.7 m
ISP
?

Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.42 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
36.96
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
15.88
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
89.79
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
9.48
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.43
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Known as SIGMA 8M OD in the UK.

Mainsail: 25.6m2/275 sqft
Genoa: 16.4m2 /176 sqft
Jib: 13.2 sqm /142 sqft
storm jib: 5.80m2/62 sqft
7/8 Spinnaker: 57.0m2 /614 sqft
MH Spinnaker: 94.0m2 / 1012 sqft


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