Sailstar Courier 26

1966 — 1968
Designer
Halsey Herreshoff
Builder
Sailstar Boat Co.
Association
Boatbrochure.com (orig. brochures and manuals)
# Built
?
Hull Type
Keel/CB & spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
25 11 / 7.9 m
Waterline Length
21 9 / 6.7 m
Beam
8 0 / 2.4 m
Draft
2 9 / 0.9 m 5 10 / 1.8 m
Displacement
5,500 lbs / 2,495 kg
Ballast
2,200 lbs / 998 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
327 ft2 / 30.4 m2
Total Sail Area
326.6 ft2 / 30.3 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
158.7 ft2 / 14.7 m2
P
27 0 / 8.2 m
E
11 8 / 3.6 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
168 ft2 / 15.6 m2
I
31 11 / 9.8 m
J
10 5 / 3.2 m
Forestay Length
33 8 / 10.3 m

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.26 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.79
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
40.0
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
236.02
moderate
Comfort Ratio
22.93
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.81
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Similar to the SAILSTAR 26/BRISTOL 26. Also available with fixed keel. By most accounts, a rare model.


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