Samurai 28

Designer
Walter McInnis
Builder
International Marine Japan Ltd. (JAP)
Associations
?
# Built
120
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
Wood

Dimensions

Length Overall
27 11 / 8.5 m
Waterline Length
22 0 / 6.7 m
Beam
9 8 / 3 m
Draft
3 10 / 1.2 m
Displacement
9,500 lbs / 4,309 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Ketch
Reported Sail Area
393 ft2 / 36.5 m2
Total Sail Area
454.2 ft2 / 42.2 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
216 ft2 / 20.1 m2
P
31 11 / 9.8 m
E
13 5 / 4.1 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
238.3 ft2 / 22.1 m2
I
35 3 / 10.8 m
J
13 5 / 4.1 m
Forestay Length
37 9 / 11.5 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.29 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
14.02
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
398.3
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
29.83
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.83
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

One of many variants from the original HERRESHOFF 28. The SUMAUARI 28 was built of wood by International Marine of Japan during the late 1950’s. It is thought that at least 100 were exported.


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