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Sailboat Specifications for KELLS 28

Technical Specifications

Hull Type
Fin Keel
LOA
28ft.
8.53m.
LWL
23.5ft.
7.16m.
Beam
8.67ft.
2.64m.
Draft(max)
5ft.
1.52m.
Displacement
6800lbs.
3084kgs.

Production

Designer
Aborn Smith/Kells Corp.
Builder
Kells Corp. (USA)
Construction Material
Fiberglass
Production Start
1976

Rigging and Sails

Rig Type
Masthead Sloop
Listed Sail Area
364sq.ft.
33.82sq.m.
Fore Sail Area
189.75sq.ft.
17.63sq.m.
I
34.5ft.
10.52m.
J
11ft.
3.35m.
E
12ft.
3.66m.
P
29ft.
8.84m.
Sail to Displacement Ratio
16.27

Engine Specifications

Engine Make
Yanmar
Engine Model
YSB-12
Engine Fuel Type
Diesel
Engine Horse Power
12

PHRF Rating

High
222
Low
228
Average
225
Source
US Sailing
More Details
Rig Dimensions

Performance Calculations

Maximum Hull Speed
6.5 kts.
Capsize Screening Formula
1.83
Sail Area/Displacement (SA/D)
16.23
(Cruiser-Racer)
Displacement/Length (D/L)
233.91
(Moderate Displacement)
Motion Comfort Ratio
22.21

Note: The performance calculations are theoretical numbers which are calculated off the specifications of the vessel and should be used for educational purposes only. For actual performance statistics contact the manufacturer of the vessel.

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