COLUMBIA 40

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
39.50 ft / 12.04 m
LWL:
27.75 ft / 8.46 m
S.A. (reported):
674.00 ft2 / 62.62 m2
Beam:
10.50 ft / 3.20 m
Draft (max):
9.00 ft / 2.74 m
Draft (min):
4.50 ft / 1.37 m
Displacement:
18,900 lb / 8,573 kg
Ballast:
8,400 lb / 3,810 kg
S.A./Disp.:
15.26
Bal./Disp.:
44.44
Disp./Len.:
394.84
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1964
Last Built:
1969
# Built:
55
Builder:
Columbia Yachts (USA)
Designer:
Charles Morgan
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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Universal
Model:
Atomic 4
Type:
Gas
HP:
30
Water:
60 gals / 227 L
Fuel:
40 gals / 151 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
15.26
Bal./Disp.:
44.44
Disp./Len.:
394.84
Comfort Ratio:
40.75

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
43.50 ft / 13.26 m
J:
15.00 ft / 4.57 m
P:
37.60 ft / 11.46 m
E:
18.50 ft / 5.64 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
326.25 ft2 / 30.31 m2
S.A. Main:
347.80 ft2 / 32.31 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
674.05 ft2 / 62.62 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
15.26
Est. Forestay Len.:
46.01 ft / 14.02 m

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Notes

The COLUMBIA 40 was based on Morgans successful racer 'Sabre'. She featured a number of innovations for the time including a molded in steel frame skeleton and a hydraulically controlled centerboard. Also available as a yawl.



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