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First 26 Fin keel is a Cruiser-racer sailboat built by Bénéteau and designed by Finot Conq Architectes. Her first hull was built in 1984 with an overall lengh of 8.2 m or 26.11 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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FIRST 26 FIN KEEL Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft8.2 m / 26.11 ft
Designer(s)Finot Conq Architectes
VersionFin keel
categoryCruiser-racer sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built300
First Hull Built1984
Last Hull Built1989
AppendagesKeel fin without bulb
HelmSingle tiller
RudderSingle transom hung rudder
CockpitClosed aft cockpit
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi masthead
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)1
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal50 L / 13.2 gal
Ballast Ratio0.33


Overall Length (LOA) 8.2 m / 26.11 ft
Hull Length7.75 m / 25.5 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)7 m / 23 ft
Beam (width)2.8 m / 9.2 ft
Draft1.3 m / 4.4 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 2000 kg / 4409 lb
Ballast Weight660 kg / 1455 lb


Critical Hull Speed6.42 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)165
Ballast Ratio0.33
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement24.06 m²/T / 259 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement43.47 m²/T / 468 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders Angle0 °
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire continuous
Upwind Sail Area38.2 m² / 411 ft²
Downwind Sail Area69 m² / 743 ft²
Mainsail Area13 m² / 140 ft²
Genoa Area25.2 m² / 271 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 outboard or inboard engine
Engine(s) Power8 HP
Fuel typeDiesel for inboard engine gas for outboard
Fuel Tank Capacity25 L / 6.6 gal

Below Deck

Maximum Headroom5.10 ft * 1.77 m
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