S2 8.6 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 S2 8.6. Built by S2 Yachts (USA) and designed by Arthur Edmunds, the boat was first built in 1983. It has a hull type of Fin w/spade rudder and LOA is 8.53. Its sail area/displacement ratio 16.19. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Yanmar, runs on Diesel.

S2 8.6 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 S2 8.6 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:8.53 m / 27.99 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/spade rudder
S.A. (reported):36.23 m2 / 389.98 ft2
Draft (max):1.37 m / 4.49 ft
Displacement:3447 kg / 7599.33 lbs
Ballast:1361 kg / 3000.49 lbs
Last Built:1987
Designers:Arthur Edmunds
LWL:6.86 m / 22.51 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:24.24
Capsize Screening Formula:1.94

Rig And Sail Specs

I:11.28 m / 37.01 ft
S.A. Fore:9.45 m / 31.00 ft
E:3.66 m / 12.01 ft
S.A. Fore:18.91 m2 / 203.55 ft2
S.A. Main:17.28 m2 / 186.00 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)36.19 m2 / 389.55 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank



Builders:S2 Yachts (USA)
Designers:Arthur Edmunds


Who designed the S2 8.6?

S2 8.6 was designed by Arthur Edmunds.

Who builds S2 8.6?

S2 8.6 is built by S2 Yachts (USA).

When was S2 8.6 first built?

S2 8.6 was first built in 1983.

How long is S2 8.6?

S2 8.6 is 6.86 m in length.

What is mast height on S2 8.6?

S2 8.6 has a mast height of 9.45 m.

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