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DIAMOND 27

DIAMOND 27 built by Thames Marine Ltd (UK) and designed by Alan Buchanan. Her first hull was built in 1963 with an overall lengh of 8.23 m or 27.00 ft long

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DIAMOND 27 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft8.23 m / 27.00 ft
Builder(s)Thames Marine Ltd
Designer(s)Alan Buchanan
CountryUnited Kingdom
Hull TypeLong keel w/trans. hung rudder
Number of Hulls Built12
First Hull Built1963
Last Hull Built1966
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal57 L / 15 gal
Ballast Ratio50

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 8.23 m / 27.00 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)6.17 m / 20.25 ft
Beam (width)2.34 m / 7.67 ft
Draft1.22 m / 4.00 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 2722 kg / 6000 lb
Maximum Displacement2722 kg / 6000 lb
Ballast Weight1361 kg / 3000 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.69
Comfort Ratio27.58
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)322.57
Ballast Ratio50
Sail Area to Displacement14.19

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length9.64 m / 31.62 ft
Reported Sail Area27.13 m² / 292.00 ft²
Total Sail Area27.16 m² / 292.31 ft²
Mainsail Area13.22 m² / 142.31 ft²
I30.00 ft * 9.14 m
J10.00 ft * 3.05 m
P24.75 ft * 7.54 m
E11.50 ft * 3.51 m
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