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TWISTER 28

TWISTER 28 built by Uphams/Tyler (UK) and designed by Kim Holman. Her first hull was built in 1964 with an overall lengh of 8.61 m or 28.25 ft long

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TWISTER 28 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft8.61 m / 28.25 ft
Builder(s)Uphams/Tyler
Designer(s)Kim Holman
CountryUnited Kingdom
Hull TypeLong keel w/trans. hung rudder
Number of Hulls Built200
First Hull Built1964
Last Hull Built1983
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Ballast Ratio46.43

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 8.61 m / 28.25 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)6.55 m / 21.50 ft
Beam (width)2.46 m / 8.08 ft
Draft1.52 m / 5.00 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 4521 kg / 9968 lb
Maximum Displacement4521 kg / 9968 lb
Ballast Weight2099 kg / 4628 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.50
Comfort Ratio40.49
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)447.76
Ballast Ratio46.43
Sail Area to Displacement12.06

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length10.89 m / 35.74 ft
Reported Sail Area32.33 m² / 348.00 ft²
Total Sail Area32.35 m² / 348.25 ft²
Mainsail Area14.98 m² / 161.25 ft²
I34.00 ft * 10.36 m
J11.00 ft * 3.35 m
P30.00 ft * 9.14 m
E10.75 ft * 3.28 m
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