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CHIEFTAIN 26 (WESTERLY)

CHIEFTAIN 26 (WESTERLY) built by Westerly Marine Ltd. (UK) and designed by Laurent Giles. Her first hull was built in 1972 with an overall lengh of 7.92 m or 26.00 ft long

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CHIEFTAIN 26 (WESTERLY) Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft7.92 m / 26.00 ft
Builder(s)Westerly Marine Contruction Ltd
Designer(s)Laurent Giles
BrandWesterly
CountryUnited Kingdom
Hull TypeTwin Keel
Number of Hulls Built79
First Hull Built1972
Last Hull Built1976
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal95 L / 25 gal
Ballast Ratio41.79

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 7.92 m / 26.00 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)6.50 m / 21.33 ft
Beam (width)2.57 m / 8.42 ft
Draft0.91 m / 3.00 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 3039 kg / 6700 lb
Maximum Displacement3039 kg / 6700 lb
Ballast Weight1270 kg / 2800 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.79
Comfort Ratio26.66
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)308.22
Ballast Ratio41.79
Sail Area to Displacement14.68

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length10.37 m / 34.03 ft
Reported Sail Area30.19 m² / 325.00 ft²
Total Sail Area30.21 m² / 325.13 ft²
Mainsail Area14.96 m² / 161.00 ft²
I32.50 ft * 9.91 m
J10.10 ft * 3.08 m
P28.00 ft * 8.53 m
E11.50 ft * 3.51 m
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