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BRISTOL 40
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Hull Type:  Long Keel Rig Type:  Masthead Sloop
LOA:  40.20' / 12.25m LWL:  27.54' / 8.39m
Beam:  10.80' / 3.29m Listed SA:  648 ft2 / 60.2 m2
Draft (max.)  5.40' / 1.65m Draft (min.)  
Displacement:  17580 lbs./ 7974 kgs. Ballast:  6500 lbs. / 2948 kgs.
Sail Area/Disp.1:  15.39 Bal./Disp.:  36.97% Disp./Len.:  375.73
Designer:  Ted Hood
Builder:  Bristol Yachts Inc. (USA)
Construction:  FG Bal. type:  Lead
First Built:  1965 Last Built:  1982 # Built:  149
AUXILIARY POWER (orig. equip.)
Make:  Universal Model:  Atomic 4
Type:  Gas HP:  30
TANKS
Water:  130 gals. / 492 ltrs. Fuel:  31 gals. / 117 ltrs.
RIG AND SAIL PARTICULARS  KEY
I(IG):  45.50' / 13.87m J:  14.60' / 4.45m
P:  39.50' / 12.04m E:  16.00' / 4.88m
PY:   EY:  
ISP:   SPL/TPS:  
SA(Fore.):  332.15 ft2 / 30.86 m2 SA(Main):  316.00 ft2 / 29.36 m2
Sail Area (100% fore+main triangles):   648.15 ft2 / 60.21 m2
Sail Area/Disp.2:  15.40 Est. Forestay Length.:  47.79' / 14.56m
BUILDERS (past & present)
More about & boats built by:   Bristol Yachts
DESIGNER
More about & boats designed by:   Ted Hood
NOTES
Westerbeke Diesel was an option.
Available as cutter or yawl.
BRISTOL 39 and 40 are nearly identical though dimensions differed slightly for all models.
Production (39) 1966-1971
Number built - 58
Production (40) 1970-1997
Number built - 149
KEEL/CB VERSION - Draft: BD: 7.8'/2.38m; BU: 4.0'/1.22m
YAWL RIG:
I: 45.5'
J: 14.6'
P: 39.5'
E: 16.0'
PY: 18.16'
EY: 6.75'
Total SA: 709 sq.ft.

CUTTER RIG:
I: 45.5'
J: 17.5'
P: 39.5'
E: 15.8'
Total SA: 710 sq.ft.
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