BABA 40

BABA 40 photo BABA 40 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Long Keel
Rigging Type:
Cutter
LOA:
39.83 ft / 12.14 m
LWL:
34.50 ft / 10.52 m
Beam:
12.83 ft / 3.91 m
S.A. (reported):
864.00 ft2 / 80.27 m2
Draft (max):
6.00 ft / 1.83 m
Displacement:
29,000 lb / 13,154 kg
Ballast:
12,000 lb / 5,443 kg
S.A./Disp.:
14.71
Bal./Disp.:
41.38
Disp./Len.:
315.28
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1980
Last Built:
1982
# Built:
115
Builder:
Ta Shing Shipyards (TAIWAN)
Designer:
Robert Perry

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Volvo
Model:
MD21A
Type:
Diesel
HP:
45
Fuel:
100 gals / 379 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
14.71
Bal./Disp.:
41.38
Disp./Len.:
315.28
Comfort Ratio:
41.50
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.67
S#:
1.46

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
50.00 ft / 15.24 m
J:
21.00 ft / 6.40 m
P:
46.00 ft / 14.02 m
E:
14.75 ft / 4.50 m
S.A. Fore:
525.00 ft2 / 48.77 m2
S.A. Main:
339.25 ft2 / 31.52 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
864.25 ft2 / 80.29 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
14.71
Est. Forestay Len.:
54.23 ft / 16.53 m

Accommodations

Water:
150 gals / 568 L

Notes

Same design as the PANDA 40, and TASHIBA 40.
A pilot house version was also available, as was a ketch rig.
For the complete history of this design see Bob Perry's blog: perryboat.sail2live.com
(In part, from original sales brochure.)

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