BRISTOL 34 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 34. Built by Bristol Yachts and designed by Halsey Herreshoff, the boat was first built in 1970. It has a hull type of Fin with rudder on skeg and LOA is 10.44. Its sail area/displacement ratio 15.16. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Universal, runs on Gas.

BRISTOL 34 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 34 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:10.44 m / 34.25 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin with rudder on skeg
S.A. (reported):44.69 m2 / 481.04 ft2
Draft (max):1.68 m / 5.51 ft
Displacement:5216 kg / 11499.30 lbs
Ballast:2540 kg / 5599.73 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:1978
Designers:Halsey Herreshoff
LWL:7.92 m / 25.98 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:27.24
Capsize Screening Formula:1.86

Rig And Sail Specs

I:12.34 m / 40.49 ft
S.A. Fore:10.36 m / 33.99 ft
E:3.81 m / 12.50 ft
S.A. Fore:24.93 m2 / 268.34 ft2
S.A. Main:19.74 m2 / 212.48 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)44.67 m2 / 480.82 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:95 L / 25.10 gals


Water:151 L / 39.89 gals


Builders:Bristol Yachts
Designers:Halsey Herreshoff


Who designed the BRISTOL 34?

BRISTOL 34 was designed by Halsey Herreshoff.

Who builds BRISTOL 34?

BRISTOL 34 is built by Bristol Yachts.

When was BRISTOL 34 first built?

BRISTOL 34 was first built in 1970.

How long is BRISTOL 34?

BRISTOL 34 is 7.92 m in length.

What is mast height on BRISTOL 34?

BRISTOL 34 has a mast height of 10.36 m.

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