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Hunter 29.5 is a Cruising sailboat built by Marlow Hunter and designed by Hunter Design. Her first hull was built in 1993 and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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HUNTER 29.5 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft8.99 m / 29.50 ft
Builder(s)Marlow Hunter
Designer(s)Hunter Design
BrandMarlow Hunter
categoryCruising sailboat
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built1993
Last Hull Built1997
AppendagesKeel wing keel
HelmSingle helm wheel
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitClosing aft cockpit with opening system
Ballast TypeCast iron
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi fractional
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)1
Number of Head(s)1
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal150 L / 39.6 gal
Ballast Ratio0.36


Overall Length (LOA) 8.99 m / 29.50 ft
Hull Length9 m / 29.6 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)7.7 m / 25.4 ft
Beam (width)3.2 m / 10.6 ft
Draft1.2 m / 3.11 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 3042 kg / 6706 lb
Maximum Displacement3402 kg / 7500 lb
Ballast Weight1099 kg / 2423 lb


Critical Hull Speed6.74 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)2.15
Comfort Ratio18.23
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)189
Ballast Ratio0.36
Sail Area to Displacement17.01
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement17.1 m²/T / 184 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL14.05 m / 46.1 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire
Estimated Forestay Length10.83 m / 35.53 ft
Reported Sail Area37.72 m² / 406.00 ft²
Total Sail Area37.70 m² / 405.76 ft²
Upwind Sail Area35.9 m² / 386 ft²
I34.00 ft * 10.36 m
J10.33 ft * 3.15 m
P36.33 ft * 11.07 m
E12.67 ft * 3.86 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power18 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity75 L / 19.8 gal

Below Deck

Maximum Headroom6.2 ft * 1.88 m