Santa Cruz 27

1974
Designer
Bill Lee
Builder
Santa Cruz Yachts
Association
Santa Cruz 27 Class
# Built
134
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
27 0 / 8.2 m
Waterline Length
24 0 / 7.3 m
Beam
8 0 / 2.4 m
Draft
4 5 / 1.4 m
Displacement
3,000 lbs / 1,361 kg
Ballast
1,500 lbs / 680 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
301 ft2 / 28 m2
Total Sail Area
300.9 ft2 / 28 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
122.7 ft2 / 11.4 m2
P
28 2 / 8.6 m
E
8 8 / 2.7 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
178.3 ft2 / 16.6 m2
I
32 8 / 10 m
J
10 10 / 3.3 m
Forestay Length
34 5 / 10.5 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.58 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
23.15
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
50.0
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
95.92
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
11.57
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.22
better suited for coastal cruising

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