Thames Marine Mirage 29

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Thames Marine Mirage 29
Development
LocationUnited Kingdom
Year1983
Builder(s)Thames Marine
Boat
Boat weight8,267 lb (3,750 kg)
Hull
TypeMonohull
ConstructionFiberglass
LOA28.83 ft (8.79 m)
LWL25.25 ft (7.70 m)
Beam10.50 ft (3.20 m)
Hull draft3.75 ft (1.14 m)
Engine typeVolvo Penta 18 hp (13 kW) diesel engine
Hull appendages
Keel/board typetwin keel
Rudder(s)internally-mounted spade-type rudder
Rig
GeneralMasthead sloop
Sails
Total sail area353 sq ft (32.8 m2)
Racing
PHRF177 (average)

The Thames Marine Mirage 29 is a British sailboat, that was first built in 1983 by Thames Marine of the United Kingdom. It is now out of production.[1][2]

The Thames Marine Mirage 29 design is sometimes confused with a 1986 Canadian design, the Mirage Yachts-built Mirage 29.[3][4]

Design[edit]

The Mirage 29 is a small recreational keelboat, built predominantly of fiberglass, with wood trim. It has a masthead sloop rig, an internally-mounted spade-type rudder and a fixed twin keel. It displaces 8,267 lb (3,750 kg).[1][2]

The boat has a draft of 3.75 ft (1.14 m) with the standard keel.[1]

The boat is fitted with a Volvo Penta diesel engine of 18 hp (13 kW). The fuel tank holds 25 U.S. gallons (95 L; 21 imp gal) and the fresh water tank has a capacity of 30 U.S. gallons (110 L; 25 imp gal).[1]

The design has a PHRF racing average handicap of 177 with a high of 183 and low of 174. It has a hull speed of 6.73 kn (12.46 km/h).[2]

See also[edit]

Similar sailboats

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Browning, Randy (2017). "UK Mirage 29 sailboat specifications and details". sailboatdata.com. Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  2. ^ a b c InterVisionSoft LLC (2017). "Sailboat Specifications for UK Mirage 29". Sailing Joy. Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  3. ^ Browning, Randy (2017). "Mirage 29 sailboat specifications and details". sailboatdata.com. Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  4. ^ InterVisionSoft LLC (2017). "Sailboat Specifications for Mirage 29". Sailing Joy. Retrieved 18 April 2017.

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