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8M One Design

1993
Designer
Doug Peterson
J&J Design
Builder
Hunboat
Hull Type
Lifting Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
26.25 ft / 8.00 m
Waterline Length
22.93 ft / 6.99 m
Beam
8.17 ft / 2.49 m
Draft
2.62 ft / 0.80 m 5.58 ft / 1.70 m
Displacement
2,425 lb / 1,100 kg
Ballast
385 lb / 175 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
417.00 ft2 / 38.74 m2
Total Sail Area
384.84 ft2 / 35.75 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
213.74 ft2 / 19.86 m2
P
34.28 ft / 10.45 m
E
12.47 ft / 3.80 m
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
171.11 ft2 / 15.90 m2
I
33.00 ft / 10.06 m
J
10.37 ft / 3.16 m
Est. Forestay Len.
34.59 ft / 10.54 m

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
12.14 ft / 3.70 m
ISP

Auxilary Power

Make
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Fuel Capacity
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
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Headroom
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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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