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
LWL:
35.00 ft
Beam:
12.75 ft
S.A. (reported):
848.00 ft2
Draft (max):
8.04 ft
Draft (min):
Displacement:
16,614 lb
Ballast:
6,610 lb
S.A./Disp.:
20.92
Bal./Disp.:
39.79
Disp./Len.:
172.99
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
2007
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Beneteau
Designer:
Bruce Farr
Website:

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Yanmar
Model:
3JH4E
Type:
Diesel
HP:
40
Water:
52 gals
Fuel:
36 gals

Sailboat Calculations

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

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
52.67 ft
J:
15.08 ft
P:
51.08 ft
E:
17.67 ft
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
397.13 ft2
S.A. Main:
451.29 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
848.42 ft2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
20.93
Est. Forestay Len.:
54.79 ft

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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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