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Feeling 286 S Fin keel is a Cruising sailboat built by Kirié and designed by Vaton Design. Her first hull was built in 1986 with an overall lengh of 8.93 m or 29.4 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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FEELING 286 S FIN KEEL Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft8.93 m / 29.4 ft
Builder(s)Kirie Constructions
Designer(s)Vaton Design
VersionFin keel
categoryCruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built283
First Hull Built1986
Last Hull Built1995
AppendagesKeel fin without bulb
HelmSingle tiller
RudderSingle semi-spade rudder
CockpitClosed aft cockpit
Ballast TypeCast iron
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi masthead
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)1
Number of Berth(s)6
Number of Head(s)1
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal90 L / 23.8 gal
Ballast Ratio0.32


Overall Length (LOA) 8.93 m / 29.4 ft
Hull Length8.67 m / 28.5 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)7.52 m / 24.8 ft
Beam (width)3.06 m / 10 ft
Maximum Transverse Section0.77 m² / 8 ft²
Draft1.72 m / 5.7 ft
Wetted Area18.32 m² / 197 ft²
Light Displacement (MLC) 2500 kg / 5512 lb
Ballast Weight790 kg / 1742 lb


Critical Hull Speed6.66 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)166
Ballast Ratio0.32
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement23.34 m²/T / 251 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement43.21 m²/T / 465 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL12.3 m / 40.5 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire continuous
Upwind Sail Area43 m² / 463 ft²
Downwind Sail Area79.6 m² / 857 ft²
Mainsail Area16 m² / 172 ft²
Genoa Area27 m² / 291 ft²
I35.5 ft * 10.8 m
J10.2 ft * 3.1 m
P30.7 ft * 9.32 m
E10.2 ft * 3.1 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity32 L / 8.5 gal

Below Deck

Maximum Headroom6.1 ft * 1.85 m
Head Headroom5.10 ft * 1.76 m
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