BRISTOL 40

BRISTOL 40 insignia BRISTOL 40 photo BRISTOL 40 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Long Keel
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
40.20 ft / 12.25 m
LWL:
27.54 ft / 8.39 m
S.A. (reported):
648.00 ft2 / 60.20 m2
Beam:
10.80 ft / 3.29 m
Draft (max):
5.40 ft / 1.65 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
17,580 lb / 7,974 kg
Ballast:
6,500 lb / 2,948 kg
S.A./Disp.:
15.39
Bal./Disp.:
36.97
Disp./Len.:
375.73
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1965
Last Built:
1982
# Built:
149
Builder:
Bristol Yachts Inc. (USA)
Designer:
Ted Hood
Website:

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Universal
Model:
Atomic 4
Type:
Gas
HP:
30
Water:
130 gals / 492 L
Fuel:
31 gals / 117 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
15.39
Bal./Disp.:
36.97
Disp./Len.:
375.73
Comfort Ratio:
36.44

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
45.50 ft / 13.87 m
J:
14.60 ft / 4.45 m
P:
39.50 ft / 12.04 m
E:
16.00 ft / 4.88 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
332.15 ft2 / 30.86 m2
S.A. Main:
316.00 ft2 / 29.36 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
648.15 ft2 / 60.22 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
15.40
Est. Forestay Len.:
47.79 ft / 14.56 m

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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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