CAL 27 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 CAL 27. Built by Jensen Marine/Cal Boats and designed by C. William Lapworth, the boat was first built in 1971. It has a hull type of Fin w/spade rudder and LOA is 8.33. Its sail area/displacement ratio 18.25. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by undefined, runs on undefined.

CAL 27 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 CAL 27 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:8.33 m / 27.33 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/spade rudder
S.A. (reported):32.52 m2 / 350.04 ft2
Draft (max):1.37 m / 4.49 ft
Displacement:2449 kg / 5399.11 lbs
Ballast:1236 kg / 2724.91 lbs
Last Built:1974
Designers:C. William Lapworth
LWL:6.81 m / 22.34 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:18.76
Capsize Screening Formula:2.06

Rig And Sail Specs

I:10.52 m / 34.51 ft
S.A. Fore:8.46 m / 27.76 ft
E:3.12 m / 10.24 ft
S.A. Fore:19.23 m2 / 206.99 ft2
S.A. Main:13.21 m2 / 142.19 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)32.44 m2 / 349.18 ft2


Water:45 L / 11.89 gals


Builders:Jensen Marine/Cal Boats
Designers:C. William Lapworth


Who designed the CAL 27?

CAL 27 was designed by C. William Lapworth.

Who builds CAL 27?

CAL 27 is built by Jensen Marine/Cal Boats.

When was CAL 27 first built?

CAL 27 was first built in 1971.

How long is CAL 27?

CAL 27 is 6.81 m in length.

What is mast height on CAL 27?

CAL 27 has a mast height of 8.46 m.

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