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COLUMBIA 5.5 built by Glas Laminates (USA) and designed by Sigurd Herburn/Columbia Yachts. Her first hull was built in 1963 with an overall lengh of 9.88 m or 32.42 ft long

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COLUMBIA 5.5 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft9.88 m / 32.42 ft
Builder(s)Glas Laminates
Designer(s)Sigurd Herburn/Columbia Yachts
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeFin Keel
Number of Hulls Built50
First Hull Built1963
Last Hull Built1965
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeFractional Sloop
Ballast Ratio62.22


Overall Length (LOA) 9.88 m / 32.42 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)6.88 m / 22.58 ft
Beam (width)1.91 m / 6.25 ft
Draft1.32 m / 4.33 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 2041 kg / 4500 lb
Maximum Displacement2041 kg / 4500 lb
Ballast Weight1270 kg / 2800 lb


Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.52
Comfort Ratio23.7
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)174.5
Ballast Ratio62.22
Sail Area to Displacement18.31

Above Deck

Mast Height from DWL11.89 m / 39.00 ft
Reported Sail Area28.89 m² / 311.00 ft²
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