BRISTOL 30 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 30. Built by Bristol Yachts and designed by Halsey Herreshoff, the boat was first built in 1968. It has a hull type of Fin Keel and LOA is 9.14. Its sail area/displacement ratio 15.24. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Universal, runs on Gas.

BRISTOL 30 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 30 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:9.14 m / 29.99 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:3924 kg / 8650.93 lbs
Ballast:1565 kg / 3450.23 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:1978
Designers:Halsey Herreshoff
LWL:6.91 m / 22.67 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:28.09
Capsize Screening Formula:1.79

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:76 L / 20.08 gals


Water:132 L / 34.87 gals


Builders:Bristol Yachts
Designers:Halsey Herreshoff


Who designed the BRISTOL 30?

BRISTOL 30 was designed by Halsey Herreshoff.

Who builds BRISTOL 30?

BRISTOL 30 is built by Bristol Yachts.

When was BRISTOL 30 first built?

BRISTOL 30 was first built in 1968.

How long is BRISTOL 30?

BRISTOL 30 is 6.91 m in length.

What is mast height on BRISTOL 30?

BRISTOL 30 has a mast height of 9.5 m.

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