C&C 26 Wave

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C&C 26 Wave
Designer Bob Ball
Location Canada United States
Year 1988
Builder(s) C&C Yachts
Boat weight 4,700 lb (2,132 kg)
Type Monohull
Construction Fiberglass
LOA 26.67 ft (8.13 m)
LWL 23.00 ft (7.01 m)
Beam 9.25 ft (2.82 m)
Hull draft 2.92 ft (0.89 m)
Engine type Universal M-12 diesel engine
Hull appendages
Keel/board type wing keel
Ballast 1,700 lb (771 kg)
Rudder(s) transom-mounted rudder
General Masthead sloop
Total sail area 292 sq ft (27.1 m2)
PHRF 219 (average)

The C&C 26 Wave is a Canadian sailboat, that was designed by C&C designer Bob Ball and first built in 1988.[1][2]

The boat was built by C&C Yachts in Canada, but it is now out of production.[1][3]

Despite its name, the C&C 26 Wave is a development of the C&C 27 Mark V and not the C&C 26.[1]


The C&C 26 Wave is a small recreational keelboat, built predominantly of fiberglass, with wood trim. It has a masthead sloop rig, a transom-hung rudder and a fixed wing keel. It displaces 4,700 lb (2,132 kg) and carries 1,700 lb (771 kg) of iron ballast.[1]

The boat has a draft of 2.92 ft (0.89 m) with the standard wing keel fitted. The boat is fitted with a Universal M-12 diesel engine.[1]

The design has a PHRF racing average handicap of 219 with a high of 231 and low of 210. It has a hull speed of 6.43 kn (11.91 km/h).[4]

See also[edit]

Similar sailboats


  1. ^ a b c d e Browning, Randy (2018). "C&C 26 Wave sailboat specifications and details". sailboatdata.com. Retrieved 16 March 2018. 
  2. ^ Browning, Randy (2018). "Robert Ball". sailboatdata.com. Retrieved 16 March 2018. 
  3. ^ Browning, Randy (2018). "C&C Yachts". sailboatdata.com. Retrieved 2 March 2018. 
  4. ^ InterVisionSoft LLC (2018). "Sailboat Specifications for C&C 26 Wave". Sailing Joy. Retrieved 16 March 2018.