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RJ 85

RJ 85 and designed by Rolf Jacobssen. Her first hull was built in 1969 with an overall lengh of 8.55 m or 28.05 ft long

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RJ 85 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft8.55 m / 28.05 ft
Designer(s)Rolf Jacobssen
Hull TypeFin w/spade rudder
Number of Hulls Built500
First Hull Built1969
Last Hull Built1977
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeFractional Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Ballast Ratio58.61

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 8.55 m / 28.05 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)6.70 m / 21.98 ft
Beam (width)2.05 m / 6.73 ft
Draft1.26 m / 4.13 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 2150 kg / 4740 lb
Maximum Displacement2150 kg / 4740 lb
Ballast Weight1260 kg / 2778 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.60
Comfort Ratio24.27
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)199.27
Ballast Ratio58.61
Sail Area to Displacement12.62

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length8.82 m / 28.94 ft
Reported Sail Area20.62 m² / 222.00 ft²
Total Sail Area20.67 m² / 222.44 ft²
Mainsail Area8.77 m² / 94.39 ft²
I27.39 ft * 8.35 m
J9.35 ft * 2.85 m
P28.05 ft * 8.55 m
E6.73 ft * 2.05 m
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