Varne 27

1974
Designer
Duncan Stuart
Builder
Varne Marine Ltd. (UK)
Association
Varne Owners Association
# Built
70
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
27 9 / 8.5 m
Waterline Length
20 11 / 6.4 m
Beam
8 11 / 2.7 m
Draft
4 3 / 1.3 m
Displacement
6,200 lbs / 2,812 kg
Ballast
2,590 lbs / 1,177 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
344 ft2 / 32 m2
Total Sail Area
302.8 ft2 / 28.1 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
126.4 ft2 / 11.7 m2
P
28 0 / 8.5 m
E
9 0 / 2.8 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
176.4 ft2 / 16.4 m2
I
32 0 / 9.8 m
J
11 0 / 3.4 m
Forestay Length
33 10 / 10.3 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Farymann
Model
A30M
HP
12
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.14 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.31
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
41.85
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
298.87
heavy
Comfort Ratio
22.14
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.96
better suited for ocean passages

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