CAL 43

CAL 43 photo CAL 43 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
42.65 ft / 13.00 m
LWL:
32.50 ft / 9.91 m
Beam:
11.50 ft / 3.51 m
S.A. (reported):
832.00 ft2 / 77.30 m2
Draft (max):
6.50 ft / 1.98 m
Displacement:
20,000 lb / 9,072 kg
Ballast:
8,000 lb / 3,629 kg
S.A./Disp.:
18.14
Bal./Disp.:
40.00
Disp./Len.:
260.09
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1971
Last Built:
1972
# Built:
14
Builder:
Jensen Marine (USA)
Designer:
C. William Lapworth

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Universal
Type:
Gas
Fuel:
40 gals / 151 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
18.14
Bal./Disp.:
40.00
Disp./Len.:
260.09
Comfort Ratio:
33.62
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.70
S#:
2.18

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
52.00 ft / 15.85 m
J:
17.16 ft / 5.23 m
P:
45.42 ft / 13.84 m
E:
17.00 ft / 5.18 m
S.A. Fore:
446.16 ft2 / 41.45 m2
S.A. Main:
386.07 ft2 / 35.87 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
832.23 ft2 / 77.32 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
18.14
Est. Forestay Len.:
54.76 ft / 16.69 m

Accommodations

Water:
70 gals / 265 L

Notes

A relatively rare Cal model that was in production for less than a year.
Diesel available as an option.

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