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FRANCES 26

FRANCES 26 built by Morris Yachts (USA)/Victoria Marine(UK) and designed by Chuck Paine. Her first hull was built in 1975 with an overall lengh of 7.92 m or 26.00 ft long

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FRANCES 26 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft7.92 m / 26.00 ft
Builder(s)Morris Yachts /Victoria Marine
Designer(s)Chuck Paine
CountryUnited Kingdom
Hull TypeLong Keel
Number of Hulls Built200
First Hull Built1975
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeFractional Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal57 L / 15 gal
Ballast Ratio51.47

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 7.92 m / 26.00 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)6.48 m / 21.25 ft
Beam (width)2.44 m / 8.00 ft
Draft1.17 m / 3.83 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 3084 kg / 6800 lb
Maximum Displacement3084 kg / 6800 lb
Ballast Weight1588 kg / 3500 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.69
Comfort Ratio29.04
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)316.36
Ballast Ratio51.47
Sail Area to Displacement15.07

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length9.89 m / 32.45 ft
Reported Sail Area31.31 m² / 337.00 ft²
Total Sail Area31.26 m² / 336.49 ft²
Mainsail Area17.47 m² / 188.00 ft²
I31.00 ft * 9.45 m
J9.58 ft * 2.92 m
P32.00 ft * 9.75 m
E11.75 ft * 3.58 m

Below Deck

Maximum Headroom4.67 ft * 1.42 m
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