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GRAND SOLEIL 50 - B&C RACE

Grand Soleil 50 - B&C Race is a Offshore cruiser-racer sailboat built by Cantiere Del Pardo and designed by Botin Carkeek. Her first hull was built in 2011 with an overall lengh of 15.65 m or 51.4 ft long and a Keel stepped mast mast configuration.

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GRAND SOLEIL 50 - B&C RACE Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft15.65 m / 51.4 ft
Builder(s)Cantiere del Pardo
Designer(s)Botin Carkeek
BrandGrand Soleil
SeriesGrand Soleil
VersionRace
categoryOffshore cruiser-racer sailboat
CountryItaly
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built2011
Last Hull Built2018
AppendagesKeel T-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmTwin helm wheels
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitOpen aft cockpit
Ballast TypeCast iron fin with lead bulb
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi 9/10
Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)3
Number of Head(s)2
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal520 L / 137.4 gal
Ballast Ratio0.34

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 15.65 m / 51.4 ft
Hull Length15.15 m / 49.8 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)13.42 m / 44 ft
Beam (width)4.58 m / 15 ft
Draft2.9 m / 9.6 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 13500 kg / 29762 lb
Ballast Weight4550 kg / 10031 lb

Performance

Critical Hull Speed8.89 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)158
Ballast Ratio0.34
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement26.1 m²/T / 281 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars (carbon fiber spars as an option)
Upwind Sail Area148 m² / 1593 ft²
Mainsail Area77 m² / 829 ft²
Genoa Area71 m² / 764 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power75 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity310 L / 81.9 gal

Below Deck

Head(s)2