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S2 7.9

545 built since 1981

Builder
S2 Yachts
Designer
Graham & Schlageter
Hull Type
Lifting Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

LOA
25.92 ft7.90 m
LWL
21.67 ft6.61 m
Beam
9.00 ft2.74 m
Draft
5.00 ft1.52 m
Displacement
4,250 lb1,928 kg
Ballast
1,675 lb760 kg
Ballast Type
?

Rig and sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
325.00 ft230.19 m2
Total Sail Area
325.07 ft230.20 m2

Mainsail

Sail Area
180.20 ft216.74 m2
P
29.42 ft8.97 m
E
12.25 ft3.73 m
Mast Height
?

Foresail

Sail Area
144.88 ft213.46 m2
I
30.50 ft9.30 m
J
9.50 ft2.90 m
Est. Forestay Len.
31.95 ft9.74 m

Mizzen

PY
EY

Calculations

Sail Area/Displacement
19.87
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
39.41
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
186.45
light
Comfort Ratio
15.33
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening Formula
2.23
better suited for coastal cruising

Auxilary Power

Make
Model
?
Type
?
HP
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?

Notes

A few (17) were delivered with a fixed keel and masthead rig. (See S2 7.9FK for specs.)
Inboard power available as an option… BMW 7.5 hp diesel.

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