Niagara 26

1975
Designer
George Hinterhoeller
Builders
Halman Manufacturing Co.
Goman Boat Ltd.
Hinterhoeller Yachts Ltd.
Associations
?
# Built
170
Hull Type
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
26 8 / 8.1 m
Waterline Length
22 11 / 7 m
Beam
8 4 / 2.5 m
Draft
4 5 / 1.4 m
Displacement
4,000 lbs / 1,814 kg
Ballast
1,700 lbs / 771 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
316 ft2 / 29.4 m2
Total Sail Area
316.1 ft2 / 29.4 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
165 ft2 / 15.3 m2
P
29 11 / 9.1 m
E
10 11 / 3.4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
151.1 ft2 / 14 m2
I
29 0 / 8.8 m
J
10 5 / 3.2 m
Forestay Length
30 9 / 9.4 m

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
6 gal / 23 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
14 gal / 53 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.43 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
20.06
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
42.5
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
146.77
light
Comfort Ratio
15.13
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.1
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

The first 69 boats were built by Hinterhoeller (after George Hinterhoeller had left C&C and re-established his own company). Later boats were built under license by Goman Boat, and then Halman Manufacturing, all Canadian firms.


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