OLSON 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 OLSON 30. Built by Pacific Boat Works and designed by George Olson, the boat was first built in 1978. It has a hull type of Fin w/spade rudder and LOA is 9.14. Its sail area/displacement ratio 25.95. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by undefined, runs on undefined.

OLSON 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 OLSON 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 w/spade rudder
S.A. (reported):35.3 m2 / 379.97 ft2
Draft (max):1.55 m / 5.09 ft
Displacement:1633 kg / 3600.14 lbs
Ballast:816 kg / 1798.97 lbs
Construction:FG w/balsa core hull & deck
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:1984
Designers:George Olson
LWL:8.38 m / 27.49 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:10.06
Capsize Screening Formula:2.44

Rig And Sail Specs

I:10.97 m / 35.99 ft
S.A. Fore:9.6 m / 31.50 ft
E:3.28 m / 10.76 ft
S.A. Fore:19.65 m2 / 211.51 ft2
S.A. Main:15.73 m2 / 169.32 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)35.38 m2 / 380.83 ft2


Builders:Pacific Boat Works
Designers:George Olson


Who designed the OLSON 30?

OLSON 30 was designed by George Olson.

Who builds OLSON 30?

OLSON 30 is built by Pacific Boat Works.

When was OLSON 30 first built?

OLSON 30 was first built in 1978.

How long is OLSON 30?

OLSON 30 is 8.38 m in length.

What is mast height on OLSON 30?

OLSON 30 has a mast height of 9.6 m.

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