CONTESSA 43

CONTESSA 43 photo CONTESSA 43 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
42.75 ft / 13.03 m
LWL:
34.33 ft / 10.46 m
Beam:
12.50 ft / 3.81 m
S.A. (reported):
876.00 ft2 / 81.38 m2
Draft (max):
7.25 ft / 2.21 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
21,000 lb / 9,525 kg
Ballast:
10,800 lb / 4,899 kg
S.A./Disp.:
18.49
Bal./Disp.:
51.43
Disp./Len.:
231.71
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1977
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Jeremy Rogers (UK)
Designer:
Doug Peterson
Website:

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Seapanther
Model:
Type:
Diesel
HP:
30
Water:
70 gals / 265 L
Fuel:
20 gals / 76 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
18.49
Bal./Disp.:
51.43
Disp./Len.:
231.71
Comfort Ratio:
30.47
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.82

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
57.00 ft / 17.37 m
J:
18.33 ft / 5.59 m
P:
51.50 ft / 15.70 m
E:
13.75 ft / 4.19 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
522.41 ft2 / 48.53 m2
S.A. Main:
354.06 ft2 / 32.89 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
876.47 ft2 / 81.43 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
18.49
Est. Forestay Len.:
59.87 ft / 18.25 m

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Notes

Available as a flush deck racer or cruiser-racer with coach roof.
Thanks to original builders, Jeremy Rogers Ltd., for supplying updated information on this yacht.



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