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CONTESSA 27 built by MG Yachts (UK) and designed by Rob Humphreys. Her first hull was built in 1981 with an overall lengh of 8.38 m or 27.50 ft long

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CONTESSA 27 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft8.38 m / 27.50 ft
Builder(s)MG Yachts
Designer(s)Rob Humphreys
CountryUnited Kingdom
Hull TypeFin w/transom hung rudder
Number of Hulls Built150
First Hull Built1981
Rigging TypeFractional Sloop
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal76 L / 20 gal
Ballast Ratio45.36


Overall Length (LOA) 8.38 m / 27.50 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)7.16 m / 23.50 ft
Beam (width)3.05 m / 10.00 ft
Draft1.65 m / 5.42 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 2608 kg / 5750 lb
Maximum Displacement2608 kg / 5750 lb
Ballast Weight1183 kg / 2608 lb


Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)2.24
Comfort Ratio16.75
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)197.8
Ballast Ratio45.36
Sail Area to Displacement20.65

Above Deck

Reported Sail Area38.37 m² / 413.00 ft²
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