BALBOA 27 8.2 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of BALBOA 27 8.2. Built by Coastal Recreation Inc. and designed by Lyle C. Hess, the boat was first built in 1976. It has a hull type of Swing Keel and LOA is 8.08. Its sail area/displacement ratio 16.41. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Petter, runs on Diesel.

BALBOA 27 8.2 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about BALBOA 27 8.2 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:8.08 m / 26.51 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Swing Keel
S.A. (reported):27.41 m2 / 295.04 ft2
Draft (max):1.68 m / 5.51 ft
Displacement:2223 kg / 4900.87 lbs
Ballast:1179 kg / 2599.25 lbs
Designers:Lyle C. Hess
LWL:7.01 m / 23.00 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:19.73
Capsize Screening Formula:1.89

Rig And Sail Specs

I:9.75 m / 31.99 ft
S.A. Fore:8.32 m / 27.30 ft
E:3.35 m / 10.99 ft
S.A. Fore:15.76 m2 / 169.64 ft2
S.A. Main:13.95 m2 / 150.16 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)29.71 m2 / 319.80 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank



Headroom:1.85 m / 6.07 ft


Builders:Coastal Recreation Inc.
Designers:Lyle C. Hess


Who designed the BALBOA 27 8.2?

BALBOA 27 8.2 was designed by Lyle C. Hess.

Who builds BALBOA 27 8.2?

BALBOA 27 8.2 is built by Coastal Recreation Inc..

When was BALBOA 27 8.2 first built?

BALBOA 27 8.2 was first built in 1976.

How long is BALBOA 27 8.2?

BALBOA 27 8.2 is 7.01 m in length.

What is mast height on BALBOA 27 8.2?

BALBOA 27 8.2 has a mast height of 8.32 m.

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