TARTAN 26 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 TARTAN 26. Built by Tartan Marine and designed by Tom Norton, the boat was first built in 1971. It has a hull type of Fin w/transom hung rudder and LOA is 7.92. Its sail area/displacement ratio 17.27. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Kermath (gas) or OB, runs on Gas.

TARTAN 26 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 TARTAN 26 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:7.92 m / 25.98 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/transom hung rudder
S.A. (reported):30.01 m2 / 323.02 ft2
Draft (max):1.37 m / 4.49 ft
Displacement:2359 kg / 5200.70 lbs
Ballast:1043 kg / 2299.42 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:1973
Designers:Tom Norton
LWL:6.86 m / 22.51 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:21.38
Capsize Screening Formula:1.85

Rig And Sail Specs

I:10.06 m / 33.01 ft
S.A. Fore:8.53 m / 27.99 ft
E:2.9 m / 9.51 ft
S.A. Fore:17.63 m2 / 189.77 ft2
S.A. Main:12.36 m2 / 133.04 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)29.98 m2 / 322.70 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Make:Kermath (gas) or OB
Fuel:45 L / 11.89 gals


Builders:Tartan Marine
Designers:Tom Norton


Who designed the TARTAN 26?

TARTAN 26 was designed by Tom Norton.

Who builds TARTAN 26?

TARTAN 26 is built by Tartan Marine.

When was TARTAN 26 first built?

TARTAN 26 was first built in 1971.

How long is TARTAN 26?

TARTAN 26 is 6.86 m in length.

What is mast height on TARTAN 26?

TARTAN 26 has a mast height of 8.53 m.

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