FIRST 40 (BENETEAU)

FIRST 40 (BENETEAU) photo FIRST 40 (BENETEAU) drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
40.16 ft / 12.24 m
LWL:
35.00 ft / 10.67 m
Beam:
12.75 ft / 3.89 m
S.A. (reported):
848.00 ft2 / 78.78 m2
Draft (max):
8.04 ft / 2.45 m
Displacement:
16,614 lb / 7,536 kg
Ballast:
6,610 lb / 2,998 kg
S.A./Disp.:
20.92
Bal./Disp.:
39.79
Disp./Len.:
172.99
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
2007
Builder:
Beneteau
Designer:
Bruce Farr

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Yanmar
Model:
3JH4E
Type:
Diesel
HP:
40
Fuel:
36 gals / 136 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
20.92
Bal./Disp.:
39.79
Disp./Len.:
172.99
Comfort Ratio:
23.68
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.00
S#:
3.53

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
52.67 ft / 16.05 m
J:
15.08 ft / 4.60 m
P:
51.08 ft / 15.57 m
E:
17.67 ft / 5.39 m
S.A. Fore:
397.13 ft2 / 36.89 m2
S.A. Main:
451.29 ft2 / 41.93 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
848.42 ft2 / 78.82 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
20.93
Est. Forestay Len.:
54.79 ft / 16.70 m

Accommodations

Water:
52 gals / 197 L

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Notes

Shallow draft:
6.33' / 1.93m
Ballast: 7369 lbs./3343 kgs.

Standard rig:
Total sail area 98 m2 / 1054.86 sq.ft.
Mainsail 46 m2 / 495.14 sq.ft
Genoa 52 m2 / 559.72 sq.ft.
Spinnaker 128 m2 / 1377.78 sq.ft.
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Racing rig:
Total sail area 91 m2 / 979.51 sq.ft.
Mainsail 50 m2 / 538.19 sq.ft.
Genoa 41 m2 / 441.32 sq.ft.
Spinnaker 132 m2 / 1420.83 sq.ft.

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