Whitby 27 (1/4 Ton)

1976 — 1977
Designers
Paul Elvström
Jan Kjærulff
Builder
Whitby Boat Works Ltd.
Association
Quarter Ton Class
# Built
16
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
27 0 / 8.2 m
Waterline Length
20 0 / 6.1 m
Beam
8 8 / 2.7 m
Draft
4 10 / 1.5 m
Displacement
3,740 lbs / 1,696 kg
Ballast
? (Lead)

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
273 ft2 / 25.4 m2
Total Sail Area
272.6 ft2 / 25.3 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
119.4 ft2 / 11.1 m2
P
27 6 / 8.4 m
E
8 7 / 2.6 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
153.3 ft2 / 14.2 m2
I
31 2 / 9.5 m
J
9 10 / 3 m
Forestay Length
32 8 / 10 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.99 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
18.13
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
208.71
moderate
Comfort Ratio
14.56
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.24
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

The WHITBY 27 is the North American version of the ELVSTROM 1/4 TON.

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