Review of Banner 28 (M)

Banner 28 (M)
Banner 28 (M). Banner 28

Basic specs.

sail specifications

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The hull is made of fibreglass. Generally, a hull made of fibreglass requires only a minimum of maintenance during the sailing season. And outside the sailing season, just bottom cleaning and perhaps anti-fouling painting once a year - a few hours of work, that's all.

Interior of Banner 28 (M) anno 1976. Habi kolding
Galley of Banner 28 (M) anno 1976. Nyt teaktræs bordplade sat i pantryet i en Banner 28 motorbåd

Keel of Banner 28 (M) anno 1976. Banner 28 motorbåd kommer på land i Kolding Marine syd 2005

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.

Immersion rate

The immersion rate is defined as the weight required to sink the boat a certain level. The immersion rate for Banner 28 (M) is about 155 kg/cm, alternatively 871 lbs/inch.
Meaning: if you load 155 kg cargo on the boat then it will sink 1 cm. Alternatively, if you load 871 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.

L/B (Length Beam Ratio)

What is L/B (Length Beam Ratio)?

The l/b ratio for Banner 28 (M) is 3.07.

Wide Slim 66% 0 50 100
Compared with other similar motor boats it is slimmer than 66% of all other designs. It seems that the designer has chosen a slightly more speedy hull design.



In Denmark, you are required to have achieved a 'powerboat driving license' in order to sail a powerboat.
In this context a boat is considered a powerboat if:

Equation for Danish definition of a powerboat
Danish definition of a powerboat
According to this definition this boat is not categorized as a Powerboat.
Though, if you install a motor of 74 kW (99 hp), then the boat will become a powerboat, and you will need a Danish 'powerboat driving license'


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