Laser 28

1983 — 1990
Designer
Bruce Farr
Builder
Performance Sailcraft
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG/Termanto PVC foam Hull & deck

Dimensions

Length Overall
28 4 / 8.7 m
Waterline Length
23 7 / 7.2 m
Beam
9 5 / 2.9 m
Draft
4 11 / 1.5 m
Displacement
3,950 lbs / 1,792 kg
Ballast
1,500 lbs / 680 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
365 ft2 / 33.9 m2
Total Sail Area
364.8 ft2 / 33.9 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
214.7 ft2 / 20 m2
P
33 1 / 10.1 m
E
12 11 / 4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
150 ft2 / 13.9 m2
I
31 1 / 9.5 m
J
9 7 / 2.9 m
Forestay Length
32 6 / 9.9 m
Spinnaker
SPL/TPS
11 3 / 3.5 m
ISP
?

Auxilary Power

Make
Bukh
Model
8SME
HP
8
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.51 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
23.37
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
37.97
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
134.5
light
Comfort Ratio
12.11
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.4
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Farr design #91.
Those involved in original project:
Ian Bruce- Performance Sailcraft
Bruce Farr
Tim Coventry
Norman Frost - Plastics engineer
Peter Hicks
Piers Fipps-Financial advisor


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