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NOVA 27 built by Penryn Boat Building Co./Honnor Marine (UK) and designed by John Westell. Her first hull was built in 1971 with an overall lengh of 8.43 m or 27.67 ft long

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NOVA 27 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft8.43 m / 27.67 ft
Builder(s)Penryn Boat Building Co./Honnor Marine
Designer(s)John Westell
CountryUnited Kingdom
Hull TypeFin w/transom hung rudder
First Hull Built1971
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
Ballast Ratio40.21


Overall Length (LOA) 8.43 m / 27.67 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)6.73 m / 22.08 ft
Beam (width)2.76 m / 9.05 ft
Draft1.30 m / 4.25 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 3384 kg / 7460 lb
Maximum Displacement3384 kg / 7460 lb
Ballast Weight1361 kg / 3000 lb


Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.86
Comfort Ratio25.8
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)309.38
Ballast Ratio40.21
Sail Area to Displacement15.09

Above Deck

Reported Sail Area33.35 m² / 359.00 ft²
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