BRISTOL 29 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 BRISTOL 29. Built by Bristol Yachts and designed by Halsey Herreshoff, the boat was first built in 1966. It has a hull type of Fin Keel and LOA is 8.84. Its sail area/displacement ratio 15.54. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Universal, runs on Gas.

BRISTOL 29 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 BRISTOL 29 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:8.84 m / 29.00 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin Keel
S.A. (reported):37.16 m2 / 399.99 ft2
Draft (max):1.37 m / 4.49 ft
Displacement:3810 kg / 8399.60 lbs
Ballast:1565 kg / 3450.23 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:1971
Designers:Halsey Herreshoff
LWL:6.91 m / 22.67 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:27.61
Capsize Screening Formula:1.81

Rig And Sail Specs

I:11.02 m / 36.15 ft
S.A. Fore:9.5 m / 31.17 ft
E:3.94 m / 12.93 ft
S.A. Fore:18.48 m2 / 198.92 ft2
S.A. Main:18.71 m2 / 201.39 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)37.19 m2 / 400.31 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:95 L / 25.10 gals


Water:189 L / 49.93 gals


Builders:Bristol Yachts
Designers:Halsey Herreshoff


Who designed the BRISTOL 29?

BRISTOL 29 was designed by Halsey Herreshoff.

Who builds BRISTOL 29?

BRISTOL 29 is built by Bristol Yachts.

When was BRISTOL 29 first built?

BRISTOL 29 was first built in 1966.

How long is BRISTOL 29?

BRISTOL 29 is 6.91 m in length.

What is mast height on BRISTOL 29?

BRISTOL 29 has a mast height of 9.5 m.

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