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RM 970 Twin 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.

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RM 970 TWIN 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
VersionTwin keel
categoryFast cruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built2016
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesTwin keel twin asymmetric fin 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 Ratio0.31


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
Draft1.72 m / 5.7 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 4100 kg / 9039 lb
Maximum Displacement5150 kg / 11354 lb
Ballast Weight1290 kg / 2844 lb


Critical Hull Speed7.26 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)2.33
Comfort Ratio16.7
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)162
Ballast Ratio0.31
Sail Area to Displacement19.31
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement23.85 m²/T / 257 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement50.08 m²/T / 539 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