S2 8.0 A

1974 — 1975
Designer
Arthur Edmunds
Builder
S2 Yachts
Associations
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# Built
40
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
25 11 / 7.9 m
Waterline Length
21 5 / 6.5 m
Beam
8 0 / 2.4 m
Draft
2 5 / 0.7 m
Displacement
4,600 lbs / 2,087 kg
Ballast
1,800 lbs / 816 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
282 ft2 / 26.2 m2
Total Sail Area
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Mainsail
Sail Area
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P
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E
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Mast Height
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Foresail
Sail Area
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I
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J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Fuel Type
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Fuel Capacity
21 gal / 79 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
19 gal / 72 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.2 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.31
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
39.13
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
208.95
moderate
Comfort Ratio
19.42
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
1.92
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

All 8.0 versions had the same hull but with different decks. This was the first (fairly rare) version with a short bulbous cabin similar to that on the S2 7.0. (Originally called S2 26 AFT). It was replaced with the S2 8.0B with a longer coach roof.
Deep draft version: 4.0’/1.22m.


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