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COLUMBIA 8.7

COLUMBIA 8.7 built by Columbia Yachts/ Hughes Boat Works and designed by Alan Payne. Her first hull was built in 1976 with an overall lengh of 8.71 m or 28.58 ft long

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COLUMBIA 8.7 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft8.71 m / 28.58 ft
Builder(s)Columbia Yachts/ Hughes Boat Works
Designer(s)Alan Payne
Hull TypeFin with rudder on skeg
Number of Hulls Built380
First Hull Built1976
Last Hull Built1987
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal49 L / 13 gal
Ballast Ratio41.18

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 8.71 m / 28.58 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)7.06 m / 23.17 ft
Beam (width)3.05 m / 10.00 ft
Draft1.42 m / 4.67 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 3856 kg / 8500 lb
Maximum Displacement3856 kg / 8500 lb
Ballast Weight1588 kg / 3500 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.96
Comfort Ratio24.67
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)305.07
Ballast Ratio41.18
Sail Area to Displacement16.03

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length12.03 m / 39.47 ft
Reported Sail Area38.65 m² / 416.00 ft²
Total Sail Area38.68 m² / 416.35 ft²
Mainsail Area17.25 m² / 185.73 ft²
I37.50 ft * 11.43 m
J12.30 ft * 3.75 m
P32.30 ft * 9.85 m
E11.50 ft * 3.51 m
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