Newbridge Pioneer 26

1986 — 1990
Designer
Bill Dixon
Builder
Newbridge Boats Ltd.
Association
Newbridge Owners Association
# Built
?
Hull Type
Twin Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
25 9 / 7.9 m
Waterline Length
20 6 / 6.3 m
Beam
8 11 / 2.7 m
Draft
2 11 / 0.9 m
Displacement
5,880 lbs / 2,665 kg
Ballast
2,650 lbs / 1,202 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
275 ft2 / 25.6 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo
Model
2003
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.07 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
13.51
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
45.11
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
304.44
heavy
Comfort Ratio
21.86
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
2.0
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Available as the PIONEER, and the PIONEER PILOT (a pilot house motor sailer with opt. twin station steering).
Finn keel & keel-centerboard versions were also available. Also available with a Junk rig.
Newbridge Yachts went into liquidation in 1987. For a short while (until 1990) the business was revived as N.B. Yachts.

Draft for other versions:
FK: 4’/1.22m
Keel/cb BU:3.16’/.96m BD:5.25’/1.6m


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