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Colgate 26

1996
Designer
Jim Taylor
Builder
Precision Boat Works
Hull Type
Fin Keel w/bulb
Construction
FG
Associations
Colgate 26

Dimensions

Length Overall
25.67 ft / 7.82 m
Waterline Length
20.00 ft / 6.10 m
Beam
8.50 ft / 2.59 m
Draft
4.50 ft / 1.37 m
Displacement
2,600 lb / 1,179 kg
Ballast
1,050 lb / 476 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
338.00 ft2 / 31.40 m2
Total Sail Area
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Mainsail
Sail Area
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P
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Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
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Est. Forestay Len.
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Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Type
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Fuel Capacity
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
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Headroom
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Calculations

Hull Speed
5.99 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
28.6
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
40.38
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
145.09
light
Comfort Ratio
10.63
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.47
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Originally commissioned and developed by Steve and Doris Colgate for use at their sailing schools.
A number have also been sold to US Coast Guard, US Navy, and Maine Maritime Academies for both instruction and intercollegiate competition.
A shoal draft version is also available:
Draft: 3.5’
Disp.: 2800 lbs.
Bal.: 1250 lbs.


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