CARAVELLE 42 (ALDEN)

CARAVELLE 42 (ALDEN) photo CARAVELLE 42 (ALDEN) drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin Keel
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
41.57 ft / 12.67 m
LWL:
28.00 ft / 8.53 m
Beam:
11.00 ft / 3.35 m
S.A. (reported):
756.00 ft2 / 70.23 m2
Draft (max):
5.83 ft / 1.78 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
19,400 lb / 8,800 kg
Ballast:
S.A./Disp.:
16.82
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
394.53
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1968
Last Built:
1973
# Built:
20
Builder:
Halmatic (UK) Molich (DEN)/Hodgdon Brothers (USA)
Designer:
Alden Assoc.
Website:

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Gray
Model:
Type:
Gas
HP:
Water:
80 gals / 303 L
Fuel:
40 gals / 151 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
16.82
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
394.53
Comfort Ratio:
38.35
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.64

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
46.00 ft / 14.02 m
J:
16.40 ft / 5.00 m
P:
40.70 ft / 12.41 m
E:
18.60 ft / 5.67 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
377.20 ft2 / 35.04 m2
S.A. Main:
378.51 ft2 / 35.16 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
755.71 ft2 / 70.21 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
16.81
Est. Forestay Len.:
48.84 ft / 14.89 m

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Notes

Alden design #992. Hulls were molded by Halmatic Ltd. (UK) and a majority were finished by Molich (DEN).
Some were fitted with a Westerbeke 4-107 Diesel.
Also available as a yawl.

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