OceanWaveSail Free Searchable Sailboats Database


RM 970 Fin keel is a Fast cruising sailboat built by Fora Marine\xa0&\xa0RM yachts and designed by Marc Lombard Yacht Design Group. Her first hull was built in 2016 with an overall lengh of 10.57 m or 34.8 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

Compare Sailboats

RM 970 FIN KEEL Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft10.57 m / 34.8 ft
Builder(s)Fora Marine / RM Yachts
Designer(s)Marc Lombard Yacht Design Group
VersionFin keel
categoryFast cruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built2016
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesKeel T-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmSingle tiller (helm wheel in option)
RudderSingle spade rudder (twin as option)
CockpitOpen aft cockpit
Rigging TypeCat boat Marconi 9/10
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)2
Number of Head(s)1
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal140 L / 37 gal
Ballast Ratio0.32


Overall Length (LOA) 10.57 m / 34.8 ft
Hull Length9.65 m / 31.8 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)8.95 m / 29.5 ft
Beam (width)3.7 m / 12.1 ft
Draft2.1 m / 6.11 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 3900 kg / 8598 lb
Maximum Displacement5150 kg / 11354 lb
Ballast Weight1235 kg / 2723 lb


Critical Hull Speed7.26 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)2.33
Comfort Ratio16.7
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)154
Ballast Ratio0.32
Sail Area to Displacement19.31
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement24.66 m²/T / 265 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement51.78 m²/T / 557 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL16.06 m / 52.8 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars (carbon fiber spars as an option)
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire discontinuous
Reported Sail Area48.50 m² / 522.05 ft²
Upwind Sail Area61.1 m² / 658 ft²
Downwind Sail Area128.3 m² / 1381 ft²
Mainsail Area33.3 m² / 358 ft²
Genoa Area27.8 m² / 299 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power20 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity65 L / 17.2 gal

Below Deck