Morgan 27

1971 — 1976
insignia
Designer
Charles Morgan
Builder
Morgan Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
27 5 / 8.4 m
Waterline Length
25 0 / 7.6 m
Beam
9 10 / 3 m
Draft
4 5 / 1.4 m
Displacement
7,000 lbs / 3,175 kg
Ballast
3,300 lbs / 1,497 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
373 ft2 / 34.7 m2
Total Sail Area
372.3 ft2 / 34.6 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
155 ft2 / 14.4 m2
P
31 0 / 9.5 m
E
10 0 / 3.1 m
Mast Height
40 5 / 12.3 m
Foresail
Sail Area
217.3 ft2 / 20.2 m2
I
37 0 / 11.3 m
J
11 8 / 3.6 m
Forestay Length
38 9 / 11.8 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Universal
Model
Atomic 4
HP
?
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Capacity
14 gal / 53 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
15 gal / 57 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.7 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.31
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
47.14
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
200.0
moderate
Comfort Ratio
19.88
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.06
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Atomic 4 inboard was an option.
When Morgan retired this design, the tooling was passed on to a series of different builders including Chrysler, (CHRYSLER 27) and TMI (TMI 27).


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