Santana 28

1976 — 1978
insignia
Designer
W. Shad Turner
Builder
Schock W.D.
Associations
?
# Built
40
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
28 3 / 8.6 m
Waterline Length
22 11 / 7 m
Beam
9 2 / 2.8 m
Draft
4 11 / 1.5 m
Displacement
7,500 lbs / 3,402 kg
Ballast
2,550 lbs / 1,157 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
363 ft2 / 33.7 m2
Total Sail Area
363.3 ft2 / 33.8 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
147.3 ft2 / 13.7 m2
P
31 0 / 9.5 m
E
9 6 / 2.9 m
Mast Height
40 9 / 12.4 m
Foresail
Sail Area
216 ft2 / 20.1 m2
I
35 11 / 11 m
J
12 0 / 3.7 m
Forestay Length
37 11 / 11.6 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo Penta
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
11 gal / 42 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
20 gal / 76 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.43 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.16
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
34.0
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
275.19
heavy
Comfort Ratio
24.36
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.88
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Replaced with the SANTANA 228 in 1978, which shared the same hull but with a taller rig and more stream-lined coachroof.
Thanks to ‘callmecrazy’ for clearing up a number of errors, and providing a new drawing for this yacht.


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