Ericson 27, 1974 sailboat for sale Florence, AL
I am offering up my 1974 Ericson 27. It should be considered a project boat. It is in the water on the Tennessee River and can be seen by appointment only.
Cabin top is spongy. Topsides leak. Atomic 4 was running when last used. Does have an oberdorfer pump. Does not currently have a fuel tank installed. No trailer. Ramp is available if you bring a trailer. 1 set of old sails. Cannot hoist sails as main halyard has broken. No leaks below water line Tiller steering The boat cannot stay where it is once it is sold. or phone 256-460-six-seven-two-three
The theoretical maximum speed that a displacement hull can move efficiently through the water is determined by it's waterline length and displacement. It may be unable to reach this speed if the boat is underpowered or heavily loaded, though it may exceed this speed given enough power. Read more.
Classic hull speed formula:
Hull Speed = 1.34 x √LWLA more accurate formula devised by Dave Gerr in The Propeller Handbook replaces the Speed/Length ratio constant of 1.34 with a calculation based on the Displacement/Length ratio.
Max Speed/Length ratio = 8.26 ÷ Displacement/Length ratio.311
Hull Speed = Max Speed/Length ratio x √LWL
A measure of the power of the sails relative to the weight of the boat. The higher the number, the higher the performance, but the harder the boat will be to handle. This ratio is a "non-dimensional" value that facilitates comparisons between boats of different types and sizes. Read more.
SA/D = SA ÷ (D ÷ 64)2/3
A measure of the stability of a boat's hull that suggests how well a monohull will stand up to its sails. The ballast displacement ratio indicates how much of the weight of a boat is placed for maximum stability against capsizing and is an indicator of stiffness and resistance to capsize.
Ballast / Displacement * 100
A measure of the weight of the boat relative to it's length at the waterline. The higher a boat’s D/L ratio, the more easily it will carry a load and the more comfortable its motion will be. The lower a boat's ratio is, the less power it takes to drive the boat to its nominal hull speed or beyond. Read more.
D/L = (D ÷ 2240) ÷ (0.01 x LWL)³
This ratio assess how quickly and abruptly a boat’s hull reacts to waves in a significant seaway, these being the elements of a boat’s motion most likely to cause seasickness. Read more.
Comfort ratio = D ÷ (.65 x (.7 LWL + .3 LOA) x Beam1.33)
This formula attempts to indicate whether a given boat might be too wide and light to readily right itself after being overturned in extreme conditions. Read more.
CSV = Beam ÷ ³√(D / 64)
The ERICSON 27 was one of this builders most popular models with more than 1200 built.
Inboard power and wheel steering (with ‘T’ shaped cockpit) were options.
I: 34.50’ / 10.52m
J: 11.25’ / 3.43m
P: 30.00’ / 9.14m
E: 10.00’ / 3.05m
Tot. SA (100%): 344.06 ft2 / 31.96 m2
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