Olson 30 Measurements
The Olson 30 was the product of George Olson’s inspiration to build an ultra light rocket, designed to excel in light and heavy conditions, and to scream downwind. The Olson 30 was built by Pacific Boats Inc. of Santa Cruz, CA from 1978 to 1984; 255 were reported built, however, the highest hull number reported still to be in existence is #246.
|LOA||30′ 0 “|
|LWL||27′ 6 “|
|Beam||9′ 4 “|
|Ballast: Fin||1,800 lbs|
|Draft: Fin||5′ 1 “|
|Sail Area (sq ft)||Main + 100% F/T 380|
|Sail Area (sq ft) Spinnaker||761|
|Rating – PHRF||99-108|
|Rating – IRC||.973-.983|
|Sail Dimensions||I = 36′ 0″
J = 11′ 9″
P = 31′ 6″
E = 10′ 9″
ORR certificate – Inboard-powered Olson 30
1988 USSailing Polars for an Olson 30
Graphics & Logos
Click image above to download a .pdf version of the logo.
There is some discussion as to which font is the “correct” font. Here are the two contenders…they are a bit different, but use whichever one suits you best. After some careful examination of period images it seems as though the sail logo was hand drawn, and it is reproduced above. Typefaces also available below.