Island Packet 26 MKII

1982 — 1984
Designers
Walter Scott
Robert K. Johnson
Builder
Island Packet Yachts
Association
Island Packet Yacht Owners
# Built
46
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
25 11 / 7.9 m
Waterline Length
24 2 / 7.4 m
Beam
10 5 / 3.2 m
Draft
3 8 / 1.1 m
Displacement
8,000 lbs / 3,629 kg
Ballast
3,000 lbs / 1,361 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
401 ft2 / 37.3 m2
Total Sail Area
401.5 ft2 / 37.3 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
195 ft2 / 18.1 m2
P
29 11 / 9.1 m
E
12 11 / 4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
206.5 ft2 / 19.2 m2
I
34 8 / 10.6 m
J
11 10 / 3.6 m
Forestay Length
36 8 / 11.2 m

Auxilary Power

Make
15 HP diesel
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.59 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.04
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
37.5
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
252.94
moderate
Comfort Ratio
21.67
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
2.1
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

First called ISLAND PACKET MKII, an updated version of the ISLAND PACKET (ISLAND PACKET 26 MKI) which, in turn, derived from the BOMBAY EXPRESS 26.
A keel Centerboard version also produced.
Replaced with the ISLAND PACKET 27 in 1984, which was a major redesign.


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