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FOLKSONG built by Eric Bergqvist Boatbuilder (UK) and designed by C.J. Johnson. Her first hull was built in 1978 with an overall lengh of 7.67 m or 25.16 ft long

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FOLKSONG Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft7.67 m / 25.16 ft
Builder(s)Eric Bergqvist Boatbuilder
Designer(s)C.J. Johnson
CountryUnited Kingdom
Hull TypeLong Keel
First Hull Built1978
Rigging TypeFractional Sloop
Ballast Ratio35.43


Overall Length (LOA) 7.67 m / 25.16 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)6.00 m / 19.67 ft
Beam (width)2.21 m / 7.25 ft
Draft1.14 m / 3.75 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 2540 kg / 5600 lb
Maximum Displacement2540 kg / 5600 lb
Ballast Weight900 kg / 1984 lb


Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.64
Comfort Ratio28.99
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)328.49
Ballast Ratio35.43
Sail Area to Displacement14.25

Above Deck

Reported Sail Area26.01 m² / 280.00 ft²
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