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The Sr 27 is a 27.5ft fractional sloop designed by G. Henderson and built in fiberglass by C&C Yachts since 1992.

8 units have been built..

The Sr 27 is a light sailboat which is under powered. It is reasonably stable / stiff and has a low righting capability if capsized. It is best suited as a day-boat.

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Model Sr 27
Length 27.50 ft
Beam 9.50 ft
Draft 1.50 ft
Country United states (North America)
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Displ. / length 121.10
Comfort ratio 11.53
Capsize 2.45
Hull type Monohull lifting keel
Construction Fiberglass
Waterline length 24 ft
Maximum draft 5.92 ft
Displacement 3750 lbs
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Hull speed 6.56 knots

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Designer G. Henderson
First built 1992
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About the sr 27  .

The SR 27 is a small racing keelboat, built predominantly of fibreglass. It has a fractional sloop rig, a nearly plumb stem, an open reverse transom, an internally-mounted spade-type rudder controlled by a tiller and a lifting fin keel. It displaces 3,750 lb (1,701 kg). The boat has a draft of 5.92 ft (1.80 m) with the lifting keel extended and 1.50 ft (0.46 m) with it retracted, allowing ground transportation on a trailer. The boat may be fitted with a small outboard motor for docking and maneuvering. The design has a PHRF racing average handicap of 102 with a high of 105 and low of 99. It has a hull speed of 6.56 kn (12.15 km/h).

3,750 lb (1,701 kg)

5.22 ft (1.59 m) with keel down

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Santa Cruz 27

Bill lee's first production boat set a standard for fast, lightweight keelboats that are easily sailed by a small crew..

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Like the French Impressionists of the 19th century who changed the way the world looked at art, beginning in the 1970s a handful of boat designers and builders located in Santa Cruz, California, had a similar effect on the sailing world. Led by Bill Lee, the “wizard” of the bunch, designers and builders like George Olson (Olson 30), Terry Alsberg (Express 27), Ron Moore (Moore 25), and others introduced a ‘fast is fun’ concept that continues to influence today’s design and production methods. Initially focused on the development of production 27-footers, Lee’s influence eventually extended beyond, to 70-foot turbo sleds (and their harbinger, the record-shattering Merlin, whence the nickname “wizard) and back again to the Santa Cruz 52, a legitimate performance cruiser, (emphasis on performance) which PS reviewed in the July 1, 1995 issue. Interestingly, his efforts preceded a similar revolution on the East Coast, when the Johnstones introduced the J/24 and, subsequently, a line of four-person ‘sprit boats’ that has grown to include offshore cruisers.

History At about the same time the Beach Boys were making waves with surfing music and Hobie Alter was changing his focus from surfboards to catamarans, Bill Lee surfaced on the waterfront in Santa Cruz, on the northern end of Monterey Bay. Lee was born in Idaho, raised in Newport Beach, where he began sailing, and graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from Cal Poly, Santa Barbara. His penchant for sailing was fueled by the sport’s multi-dimensional aspects.

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“No other sport combines meteorology and atmospherics, fluid dynamics, and a chess game,” he says.

While working as an engineer for Sylvania, he sailed in the high winds and waves of the Pacific that had their origins in Alaska. “On a typical day, we’d beat 13 miles north to Davenport, round a mark, reach for 30 miles to Pt. Lobos, and beat back to Santa Cruz.”

Lee was already experimenting with boat design and construction, having completed his first boatbuilding project, a 42-foot plywood boat he says was “too light.” In 1969 he followed with Magic, a 30-foot balsa- cored speedster weighing only 2,500 pounds that he describes as “radical— a 30-foot surfboard.”

He crewed aboard a Cal 40 in the 1971 TransPac with an owner who decided he wanted a faster boat for the 1973 race. With the commission to handle that project, Lee ended his corporate career and donned what was to become the wizard’s cap. His first two designs were Panache, a 40- footer, and Chutzpah, a 35-footer that took corrected-time honors in the TransPac in 1973 and 1975.

The “factory” for Bill Lee Custom Racing Yachts was a 200-foot long, low-ceiling chicken coop (that’s no exaggeration, we’ve been there) located on a hillside in Soquel in which he also stored a 1931 Rolls Royce he intended to restore. Corporate headquarters was a camper trailer located next to a milking shed that housed a welding shop in which lightweight yacht parts were forged. The building has since become a local landmark.

In the ensuing 20 years, many of the most famous American race boats made the journey via truck from the coop to a launch site.

Design That the Santa Cruz 27 became Lee’s first production boat was an accident. The boat began life in the imagination of a sailor who wanted a sailboat that met the IOR Quarter-Ton measurement rule of the time.

“That dictated a boat that was 25 feet long, 9 feet on the beam, and meant that the hull had bumps in all the right places,” Lee says. “But that boat never got beyond the paper stage when the owner decided he wanted to be first to the bar.”

As a consequence, Lee says, “The SC27 and its successors, except for the Santa Cruz 70, were not designed to a racing rule. We studied the racing rules to see what they said. At the time, the Cal 29 and Cal 34 we considered state of the art. However, racing rules have ‘go-slow’ factors in them that improve handicaps but reduce speed. I eliminated the go-slow factors.”

In the process, Lee urged the performance sailing world forward by designing boats that were faster by virtue of design and light displacement, without compromising structural integrity. In most cases, that produced long water lines, good form stability, and smaller, more spartan interiors.

In the case of the SC27, the final product “had the same rig, keel, and rudder [as the quarter-tonner], but was lengthened to 27 feet and narrowed at the beam to 8 feet. It has the same surface area and, generally, required the same raw materials.”

It also has a long “J” dimension of 10.9 feet, which allows large spinnakers to be carried, and short boom offset by a high-aspect mainsail. An external influence was the Santa Cruz – Santa Barbara race, a 225-mile ocean sleigh ride past Point Sur and Point Conception, points of land that produce gale-force winds. Accordingly, Lee designed a self-bailing cockpit and a relatively small companionway opening.

Hull #1 was finished in 1974 for the client, and “was built for profit,” Lee says. However, George Olson, an employee of Lee’s at the time, along with Lee and a few others at the coop, were so taken with the boat that they built the next five for themselves.

“Hull #7 was the second boat we built for a profit,” says Lee. “It was for the owner of a Cal 40 who, while doing the Newport-Ensenada race, was passed by our boat going downwind. He sent us a $500 deposit check along with a request for a price list.”

During the production run, the ballast was increased twice, from 900 pounds to 1,400 pounds, “because it was too tender,” and, with hull #22, to 1,600 pounds, “to improve performance to weather in the ocean.”

Concurrent with SC27s rolling out the door of the coop, Lee was busily designing and constructing Merlin, the now-legendary 68-footer displacing only 23,000 pounds. Launched in 1976, Merlin broke the TransPac record, as well as that of virtually every ocean race she entered, proof that lightweight boats are fast and can be durable. She still makes a cameo appearance in West Coast offshore races.

By the time production of the SC27 was discontinued in 1977, more than 150 had rolled off the line and Lee was constructing the Santa Cruz 50, also a race-winner that precursed a series of 70-footers. The 70s proved so popular, and fast, that class rules were adopted for ocean races.

Lee sold the company in 1995; it is now operated as Santa Cruz Yachts. Now 61, he spends days brokering sailboats and as a consultant to the Maxi 86 fleet.

Appearance Simple and straightforward describes the appearance of the SC27, though when viewed from abeam she has an almost menacing look. Her low freeboard, long foredeck, and a rectangular port constructed of black Lexan on the front of the cabin, a Lee signature, clearly move her out of the Martha Stewart category. Her appearance hints at her performance potential.

The long foredeck is balanced by an equally long, wide-open cockpit, so the low-profile house, also outfitted with black ports, occupies only a small space center stage. The mast is near the intersection of the cabin and deck.

She has considerably less freeboard and is sleeker than many of her 1970s contemporaries. Naturally, the low profile comes at the expense of headroom belowdecks.

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Rig and Deck Though conceived to make boathandling easy for a race crew, the SC27’s deck layout also makes daysailing a simple chore, even for singlehanders. And, her rig is stout enough that running backstays are unnecessary, though it can be tweaked with a split backstay to improve sailshape. The single-spreader masthead rig was equipped with a babystay to prevent excessive mast bend.

The same 51″ long seats that provide room for helmsman and crew to operate jibs and spinnakers from the cockpit also provide the casual sailor with room to stretch out. Seats are 18″ wide and coamings 10″ high, so add cushions and she’ll be comfortable. The 18″ of space between the traveler and companionway adds another seat. A downside is that the fuel tank is stored in the stern, but occupies space in the cockpit when motoring.

The standard arrangement of winches placed two Barient 21s in the cockpit, and Barient 10s on the cabintop. A 36″ long section of sailtrack at the cockpit coaming puts genoa sheets at the fingertips. There are 48″ tracks on deck for smaller overlapping headsails, and short tracks on the cabintop to allow close sheeting of a jib. The toerail is an aluminum section with holes that allow different placement of blocks. However, freeboard is only 24″, so crewmembers can expect to be wet going to weather in high winds or waves.

A bowman, or sunbather, will find comfort in the 8-1/2′ of space forward on deck

On balance, form meets function on the deck, and the cockpit is large enough to be comfortable.

Belowdecks It would be too kind to call the space below rustic because that intimates a level of style. In fact, the space belowdecks is strictly functional. Headroom is approximately 48″—sitting headroom only, in other words— and ventilation is provided only by a vent located at the companionway. The area provides bunks for four and space adequate for cooking camp-style. A cooler large enough for chilled beverages is tucked under a wooden step at the foot of the companionway. A portable head is located forward of a half-height bulkhead. A 23″ long wooden cabinet serves as a nav station. It also conceals an electrical panel that is close at hand but out of the elements.

Two church-style bench seats offer a place to sit while eating. Constructed with 16″ high backs and enclosed ends, they will place crew in a secure spot in a blow.

Storage is outboard of the seats in open spaces measuring 16″ deep and 20″ long. Lee avoided the weight associated with cabinetry while still providing functional storage areas. In fact this has always been a pretty effective stowage arrangement, allowing easy access to personal gear and good ventilation.

The berth in the forepeak is 6’6″ long, and wide enough for two adults; otherwise, racers remove the cushions and use the area for sail storage. Berths port and starboard in the aft quarters are 7′ long and 24″ wide, so provide snug spots for skinnier members of the off-watch. The space below the cockpit is wide open, and can store outboard, fuel tank, and boat gear.

The mast support on our test boat was an upside-down, U-shaped section of aluminum stock spanning the cabintop, attached to two vertical oak supports that bear a striking resemblance to tillers on a daysailer. Supports are fiberglassed into a knee in the hull structure.

“From Hull #28 on, we changed the mast support,” Lee says. “It was initially a beam bonded in the deck that we replaced with the framework of 1/4″ aluminum spanning the deck, supported by two, 2″-square oak posts.” The design disperses loads better than a conventional compression post. Holes in the aluminum support provide a handy place to store coiled sheets and guys.

Regardless of the boat’s spartan accommodations, berths are long enough, and cooking aboard is possible. The lack of a hull liner means she’ll be cool belowdecks during early spring and late fall. However, crews aboard the SC27 have made many California-Hawaii trips. In fact SC27 sailor Norton Smith held the singlehanded TransPac record for 10 years.

Construction Since she was built three decades ago, her fiberglass layup was very straightforward compared to today, and typical of the generation. Though Lee does not recall the exact lamination schedule, he says, “Hulls were constructed of roving, 3/4-ounce mat, and a balsa core to within 10” of the hull-deck joint. The deck was a combination of roving, 10-ounce cloth, and balsa.

“From a mechanical standpoint, the SC27 is pretty conservative and, if anything, it’s overbuilt. It was designed for J. Q. Public, which meant that it had to be more crash-resistant than a race boat, and have longevity.”

The owner of our test boat said, “Some owners feel that you’re going to step through the cockpit sole because it was constructed of a thin laminate.” Many have added additional layers of stiffening material, as Mark Soverel did to the bow of the Soverel 33.

A chronic problem is that the sail tracks tend to leak, a function of the hull flexing and old-fashioned bonding agents. However, most owners say that ports do not leak. A critical element when considering purchase of a used boat is a careful inspection of the deck for spongy spots that suggest the intrusion of water into the balsa.

Performance We tasted a large enough sampling of SC27 performance potential during a two-hour sail on Puget Sound, concluding that she’ll be fast on any point of sail, and does not require America’s Cup talent to reach peak speeds.

We began the day sailing in 2-3 knots of wind which, for most boats, would require motorized propulsion. Not the SC27; the GPS recorded over two knots of speed flying a full mainsail and genoa, working to weather close to the wind.

After rounding a mark and setting the spinnaker in what appeared to be zero apparent wind, boatspeed registered 5 knots, so we were sailing about as fast as the breeze. Rounding a second mark and heading upwind in breeze building to 7- 8 knots, we sailed at over 5 knots hard to weather. Easing sheets, we sailed on a tight reach with a mainsail and 145-percent genoa. Our handheld anemometer displayed 8-10 knots of apparent wind and the GPS recorded 7.5 knots of speed over the ground (in negligible current).

When windspeed exceeds about eight knots on a beat, the racing sailor will maximize performance by placing weight on the rail and minimizing the time the foredeck crew spends forward of the mast.

Though we did not sail in wind or wave conditions that allowed the hull to break loose on a run, surfing down ocean waves at speeds in the teens in a common experience.

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The boat’s 4-foot draft creates a challenge when launching at a ramp. Many owners add tongue extensions to their trailers that ease the chore. Others, including the owner of our test boat, choose another alternative: He parks his trailer at the top of a ramp, attaches a lengthy cable to the bow and bumper of his support vehicle, and allows the trailer to back downhill using the front wheel on the trailer for steering.

Boats are powered at 5-6 knots with a 4-hp. outboard. The owner of our test boat relied on an aging Seagull until it was deep-sixed and replaced by a more current model.

A common criticism is that the motor mount is underbuilt. It is attached to the stern with a quick release mount that allows it to be deployed or stored easily. However, the mounts are wobbly. We’d beef them up before heading into any serious wave conditions.

Conclusion Bill Lee’s “Fast Is Fun” slogan has been adopted by a whole generation of sailors who may not even know where the saying comes from. Applying the logic of the ages to the idea, if fast=fun and light=fast, then light=fun. Unfortunately, this concept has usually fetched up against another, equally cherished concept in sailing: If fun=safe, and safe=heavy, then heavy=fun. So Lee’s reputation for building fast boats comes at a price: Some people assume that his type of boats are unsafe. This is unfortunate and undeserved. The SC27 and all its larger siblings, like the SC50s and SC70s, have been successfully campaigned in rugged ocean racing conditions for many years. SC27s constructed nearly 20 years ago are still racing outside the Golden Gate in blustery northwesterlies.

Critics may ignore the fact that these boats were not constructed with weight-adding furniture that increases displacement and impedes speed. Cockpits and deck layouts on the SC27 are as comfortable and functional as will be found on any “conventional” 27-footer. Spaces belowdecks will be adequate for daysailors, but a compromise for cruisers—though berths and stowage for personal gear are actually decent. As with the Hobie 33 and Soverel 33, the primary inconvenience will be the lack of headroom and use of a portable head.

In response to a question about “Liveability” aboard SC27s in a PS Boat Owner survey some years ago, one owner said, “You can’t have everything. This is what friends with cruisers are for—we get there first and reserve space for them.” On the question about “Speed,” the same reader said, “Let it blow. Let’s go surfin’.” And on “Seaworthiness” he said, “Boat can take it. Crew can’t.”

A small-boat owner who wants to step up to a bigger boat, or a sailor interested in sailing in light breezes or increasing speed in a fresh breezes will be smart to check out the SC27. Used boats with motors sell in a wide range, depending on their condition and equipment list. In a scan of the Internet and the Santa Cruz class association website, we saw asking prices from $6,500 to $19,500, although the latter was an aberration. The normal asking price range is between $9,000 and $13,000.

The national class association website is active and well-maintained. The address is www.sc27.org .

*Ballast differed during the production run. Hull #1 had a 900-lb. keel; Hulls 2-23 a 1,400-lb. keel; Hulls #24- 145 a 1,600-lb. keel.

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Review of SR 27

Basic specs..

An outboard motor is often used on this boat. In that case the boat will typically require a power of 3 - 4 hp, alternatively 75 - 90 lbs thrust if you prefer an electrical motor. Electric outboards are becoming popular for sailboat owners who want clean instant power with less noise and no exhaust fumes.

Sailing characteristics

This section covers widely used rules of thumb to describe the sailing characteristics. Please note that even though the calculations are correct, the interpretation of the results might not be valid for extreme boats.

What is Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)?

The capsize screening value for SR 27 is 2.45, indicating that this boat would not be accepted to participate in ocean races.

What is Theoretical Maximum Hull Speed?

The theoretical maximal speed of a displacement boat of this length is 6.6 knots. The term "Theoretical Maximum Hull Speed" is widely used even though a boat can sail faster. The term shall be interpreted as above the theoretical speed a great additional power is necessary for a small gain in speed.

The immersion rate is defined as the weight required to sink the boat a certain level. The immersion rate for SR 27 is about 142 kg/cm, alternatively 796 lbs/inch. Meaning: if you load 142 kg cargo on the boat then it will sink 1 cm. Alternatively, if you load 796 lbs cargo on the boat it will sink 1 inch.

Sailing statistics

This section is statistical comparison with similar boats of the same category. The basis of the following statistical computations is our unique database with more than 26,000 different boat types and 350,000 data points.

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UsageLengthDiameter
Jib sheet 8.4 m(27.5 feet)10 mm(3/8 inch)
Genoa sheet8.4 m(27.5 feet)10 mm(3/8 inch)
Mainsheet 21.0 m(68.7 feet)10 mm(3/8 inch)
Spinnaker sheet18.4 m(60.5 feet)10 mm(3/8 inch)

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Unique and fun boat. It is easily driven by novice sailors and is fast when trimmed properly. Sail inventory allows for day sailing and serious racing.

Equipment: Hull faired and painted Awlcraft 2000 Stars and stripes blue. Black widow bottom. Lifting keel. Trailer. Mast up cover. Competition composites rudder. Original mast replaced with lighter sparcraft. Raymarine depth and speed. All new running rigging. New dyneema and webbing lifelines. 3.5 hp outboard. Full set of cushions. Sails: Ullman carbon jib (about 1 year) Ullman A2 (about 1 year) Evolution carbon full batten main (used once) Ullman genoa (unknown age) Ullman dacron main with slugs (unknown age) Older Doyle spinnaker

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The theoretical maximum speed that a displacement hull can move efficiently through the water is determined by it's waterline length and displacement. It may be unable to reach this speed if the boat is underpowered or heavily loaded, though it may exceed this speed given enough power. Read more.

Classic hull speed formula:

Hull Speed = 1.34 x √LWL

Max Speed/Length ratio = 8.26 ÷ Displacement/Length ratio .311 Hull Speed = Max Speed/Length ratio x √LWL

Sail Area / Displacement Ratio

A measure of the power of the sails relative to the weight of the boat. The higher the number, the higher the performance, but the harder the boat will be to handle. This ratio is a "non-dimensional" value that facilitates comparisons between boats of different types and sizes. Read more.

SA/D = SA ÷ (D ÷ 64) 2/3

  • SA : Sail area in square feet, derived by adding the mainsail area to 100% of the foretriangle area (the lateral area above the deck between the mast and the forestay).
  • D : Displacement in pounds.

Ballast / Displacement Ratio

A measure of the stability of a boat's hull that suggests how well a monohull will stand up to its sails. The ballast displacement ratio indicates how much of the weight of a boat is placed for maximum stability against capsizing and is an indicator of stiffness and resistance to capsize.

Ballast / Displacement * 100

Displacement / Length Ratio

A measure of the weight of the boat relative to it's length at the waterline. The higher a boat’s D/L ratio, the more easily it will carry a load and the more comfortable its motion will be. The lower a boat's ratio is, the less power it takes to drive the boat to its nominal hull speed or beyond. Read more.

D/L = (D ÷ 2240) ÷ (0.01 x LWL)³

  • D: Displacement of the boat in pounds.
  • LWL: Waterline length in feet

Comfort Ratio

This ratio assess how quickly and abruptly a boat’s hull reacts to waves in a significant seaway, these being the elements of a boat’s motion most likely to cause seasickness. Read more.

Comfort ratio = D ÷ (.65 x (.7 LWL + .3 LOA) x Beam 1.33 )

  • D: Displacement of the boat in pounds
  • LOA: Length overall in feet
  • Beam: Width of boat at the widest point in feet

Capsize Screening Formula

This formula attempts to indicate whether a given boat might be too wide and light to readily right itself after being overturned in extreme conditions. Read more.

CSV = Beam ÷ ³√(D / 64)

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  1. SR 27

    It takes into consideration "reported" sail area, displacement and length at waterline. The higher the number the faster speed prediction for the boat. A cat with a number 0.6 is likely to sail 6kts in 10kts wind, a cat with a number of 0.7 is likely to sail at 7kts in 10kts wind. KSP = (Lwl*SA÷D)^0.5*0.5

  2. SR 27

    SR 27 is a 27′ 5″ / 8.4 m monohull sailboat designed by Glenn Henderson and built by C&C Yachts starting in 1992. ... The lower a boat's ratio is, the less power it takes to drive the boat to its nominal hull speed or beyond. Read more. Formula. D/L = (D ÷ 2240) ÷ (0.01 x LWL)³ D: Displacement of the boat in pounds. LWL: Waterline length ...

  3. 1993 Henderson SR 27 sailboat for sale in Florida

    High Performance Racing Sail Boat Retractable Keel/Removable Rudder Sturdy Trail Ready to Roll & Sail All Good Condition Lots of Extras: Spinnaker, New Mains and Jibs ... This Henderson SR 27 : Added 15-Apr-2024 Henderson Sailboats Henderson 27s Florida Hendersons. Featured Sailboats: Home. Register & Post. View All Sailboats.

  4. Henderson SR 27 sailboat for sale

    1993 Henderson SR 27. LOA 27'6". LWL 24". Beam 9'6". Keel 6' (down) 2' (up) Sail Area 371 sq.ft (main & 100 jib) Disp. 2750 lbs. Bal 1200 lb bal. This was the rarest of the Glen Henderson designed racing sailboats with only 7 hulls ever built before the moulds were destroyed in a fire.

  5. C&C SR 27

    The C&C SR 27 is a Canadian racing sailboat that was designed by Glenn Henderson and first built in 1992. Production. The design was built by C&C Yachts starting in 1992. Only eight boats were completed. Design. The SR 27 is a small ...

  6. Review of SR 27

    The Motion Comfort Ratio for SR 27 is 11.4. Low High 7% 0 50 100. Comparing this ratio with similar sailboats show that it is more comfortable than 7% of all similar sailboat designs. This is a comfort value significantly below average.

  7. C&C SR 27 Class

    C&C SR 27 Class, Buffalo, New York. 98 likes. The SR 27 is a high performance racing keel boat. This is the rarest of the Glen Henderson designed

  8. C&C 27 Boat Review

    The C&C 27 followed quickly on the heels of the successful C&C 35. The design dates to 1970, with the first boats coming off the line in 1971. C&C tweaked the design through four versions of the original 27-the Mark I, II, III and IV-but the hulls were very similar. The C&C 27s production ended in 1982 after nearly 1,000 had been built.

  9. 1993 Henderson SR 27

    The higher a boat's D/L ratio, the more easily it will carry a load and the more comfortable its motion will be. The lower a boat's ratio is, the less power it takes to drive the boat to its nominal hull speed or beyond. Read more. Formula. D/L = (D ÷ 2240) ÷ (0.01 x LWL)³ D: Displacement of the boat in pounds. LWL: Waterline length in feet

  10. Sr 27

    The Sr 27 is a 27.5ft fractional sloop designed by G. Henderson and built in fiberglass by C&C Yachts since 1992. 8 units have been built. The Sr 27 is a light sailboat which is under powered. It is reasonably stable / stiff and has a low righting capability if capsized. It is best suited as a day-boat.

  11. SR 27

    The SR 27 is a small racing keelboat, built predominantly of fibreglass. It has a fractional sloop rig, a nearly plumb stem, an open reverse transom, an internally-mounted spade-type rudder controlled by a tiller and a lifting fin keel. It displaces 3,750 lb (1,701 kg). The boat has a draft of 5.92 ft (1.80 m) with the lifting keel extended and 1.50 ft (0.46 m) with it retracted ...

  12. SR27

    SR 27 is a great boat and I would highly recommend. Big fun in breeze. hhn92 Super Anarchist. 7,148 31 Tampa Bay Fla. Mar 9, 2007 #14 flaps15 said: The way I remember it was that the 27 was the dog, most of them were in Fla. If Glenn Hendersonrevamped the keel he had a good reason to do it. Yes, he was the designer/builder of the boat.

  13. Santa Cruz 27

    Design. That the Santa Cruz 27 became Lee's first production boat was an accident. The boat began life in the imagination of a sailor who wanted a sailboat that met the IOR Quarter-Ton measurement rule of the time. "That dictated a boat that was 25 feet long, 9 feet on the beam, and meant that the hull had bumps in all the right places ...

  14. SR 27 sailboat for sale

    Go to Sailing Texas classifieds for current sailboats for sale . SR 27 fast PHRF racer (rating around 102) glen Henderson design boat of the year! very stable lots of fun easy trailer launch Have won lots, but co-owners have too many grand kids. Sailboats for sale. Catalinas/Capris for Sale. Hunters for Sale. Macgregors/Ventures for Sale

  15. Henderson SR27 Hull #7

    Just finished a 26 mile race on Erie with it finishing 2ND. I just purchased a new boat, a J 109 and am now selling both my SR27 and Soverel 33. I love both those boats, but have my Captains license and want to do charters. The J 109 will allow me to do that, while still having a fast race boat.View attachment HENDERSON SR 27 FOR SALE.pdf

  16. Review of SR 27

    The immersion rate is defined as the weight required to sink the boat a certain level. The immersion rate for SR 27 is about 142 kg/cm, alternatively 796 lbs/inch. Meaning: if you load 142 kg cargo on the boat then it will sink 1 cm. Alternatively, if you load 796 lbs cargo on the boat it will sink 1 inch.

  17. SR 27, 1992, Bradenton, Florida sailboat for sale

    SR 27, 1992, Bradenton, Florida. 6/14/10, SR 27, 1992, Bradenton, Florida, $24,300, Price reduced 9/27/10 to $19,900, SOLD 10/24/10 ... Scam Warnings: Texas Lakes: Advertise with us: Contact: Free Sailboat Ad: Go to Sailing Texas classifieds for current sailboats for sale . SR 27, 1992 XAS82708C292 Hull #8 Asking $19,900 OBO 1998 Henderson 30 ...

  18. 1996 C&C SR-25

    Unique and fun boat. It is easily driven by novice sailors and is fast when trimmed properly. Sail inventory allows for day sailing and serious racing. Equipment: Hull faired and painted Awlcraft 2000 Stars and stripes blue. Black widow bottom. Lifting keel.

  19. Henderson SR 27 Sailboat

    The SR 27 is a fairly amazing boat. I have owned the following boats….Santana 20, Wylie 25, Capri 30, Laser 28, Soverel 27, J/27, B25, Hotfoot 27, S2 7.9 and a few others I can't recall at the moment. Prior to owing the SR 27 I can say my all time favourite was the J/27. The J/27 is just a real pleasure to sail, race and to own.

  20. SR 27

    Blue Water Surf Value Rank (BWSVR) 6688. Capsize Comfort Value Rank (CCVR)

  21. C&C SR 25

    The boat may be fitted with a small outboard motor for docking and maneuvering. The design has a PHRF racing average handicap of 120 with a high of 126 and low of 120. It has a hull speed of 6.14 kn (11.37 km/h). See also. List of sailing boat types; Related development. C&C SR 21; C&C SR 27; C&C SR 33; Similar sailboats. Achilles 24; Challenger 24