-  -   Albacore
Length: 4.58m (15ft)
Width: 1.60m (5ft 3ins)
Weight: 108.86kg
Country: United Kingdom
Keel Type:
Rig Type:
Bermuda Sloop Fractional (with jib)
Crew: 2
Trapeze: none
Sail Area: 11.65 sq. m
Spinnaker Type:
No spinnaker
Spinnaker Area:
0 sq.m
Design Year: 1954
Builder: ,
Boats Built: 8250
At Date: 2020

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Current CVRDA Handicap Ratings
Classic wing: 95
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)
Old wing: 93
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)

Active class, popular in colder waters of Canada and North America as well as UK. Originally made in moulded veneer by Fairey Marine, the Albacore has had many builders through the years and is now also available in FRP.

National status was granted on 1st May 1963


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