Farr 280

2013
Designer
Bruce Farr
Builder
Premier Composite Technologies
Association
Farr 280
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
28 7 / 8.7 m
Waterline Length
26 3 / 8 m
Beam
9 4 / 2.9 m
Draft
6 10 / 2.1 m
Displacement
3,580 lbs / 1,625 kg
Ballast
1,440 lbs / 652 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
453.1 ft2 / 42.1 m2
Total Sail Area
452.9 ft2 / 42.1 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
260.4 ft2 / 24.2 m2
P
38 4 / 11.7 m
E
13 6 / 4.1 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
192.5 ft2 / 17.9 m2
I
37 3 / 11.4 m
J
10 4 / 3.2 m
Forestay Length
38 8 / 11.8 m
Spinnaker
SPL/TPS
16 4 / 5 m
ISP
42 3 / 12.9 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Lombardini
Model
LDW 702
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
11 gal / 42 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.87 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
30.96
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
40.12
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
87.8
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
10.27
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.46
better suited for coastal cruising

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