Zap 26

1977
Designer
Bruce King
Builder
Zap Marine (USA)
Associations
?
# Built
20
Hull Type
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
25 11 / 7.9 m
Waterline Length
22 7 / 6.9 m
Beam
9 3 / 2.8 m
Draft
5 10 / 1.8 m
Displacement
3,200 lbs / 1,451 kg
Ballast
1,490 lbs / 674 kg (Lead)

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
326 ft2 / 30.3 m2
Total Sail Area
342 ft2 / 31.8 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
187 ft2 / 17.4 m2
P
33 11 / 10.4 m
E
10 11 / 3.4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
155 ft2 / 14.4 m2
I
31 0 / 9.5 m
J
10 0 / 3.1 m
Forestay Length
32 6 / 9.9 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.37 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
24.02
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
46.41
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
123.76
light
Comfort Ratio
10.62
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.53
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Said to be designed specifically to the MORC rule.
An ‘extended’ version became the ZAP 29.
Photo promised.


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