MARTIN 242 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 MARTIN 242. Built by MG Marine (USA) and designed by Don Martin, the boat was first built in 1980. It has a hull type of Fin w/spade rudder and LOA is 7.37. Its sail area/displacement ratio 24.38. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by undefined, runs on undefined.

MARTIN 242 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 MARTIN 242 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:7.37 m / 24.18 ft
Rigging Type:Fractional Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/spade rudder
S.A. (reported):26.01 m2 / 279.97 ft2
Draft (max):1.45 m / 4.76 ft
Displacement:1134 kg / 2500.04 lbs
Ballast:422 kg / 930.35 lbs
Ballast Type:lead
# Built:350
Designers:Don Martin
LWL:5.87 m / 19.26 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:11.68
Capsize Screening Formula:2.36

Rig And Sail Specs

I:8.38 m / 27.49 ft
S.A. Fore:9.14 m / 29.99 ft
E:3.66 m / 12.01 ft
S.A. Fore:9.26 m2 / 99.67 ft2
S.A. Main:16.72 m2 / 179.97 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)25.98 m2 / 279.65 ft2


Builders:MG Marine (USA)
Designers:Don Martin


Who designed the MARTIN 242?

MARTIN 242 was designed by Don Martin.

Who builds MARTIN 242?

MARTIN 242 is built by MG Marine (USA).

When was MARTIN 242 first built?

MARTIN 242 was first built in 1980.

How long is MARTIN 242?

MARTIN 242 is 5.87 m in length.

What is mast height on MARTIN 242?

MARTIN 242 has a mast height of 9.14 m.

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