LACOSTE 42

LACOSTE 42 photo LACOSTE 42 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
42.17 ft / 12.85 m
LWL:
35.75 ft / 10.90 m
Beam:
13.00 ft / 3.96 m
S.A. (reported):
791.00 ft2 / 73.49 m2
Draft (max):
7.50 ft / 2.29 m
Displacement:
16,538 lb / 7,502 kg
Ballast:
7,124 lb / 3,231 kg
S.A./Disp.:
19.57
Bal./Disp.:
43.08
Disp./Len.:
161.59
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1985
Last Built:
1991
# Built:
50
Builder:
Yachting France (FRA)
Designer:
Sparkman & Stephens

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Perkins
Type:
Diesel
HP:
50
Fuel:
42 gals / 159 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
19.57
Bal./Disp.:
43.08
Disp./Len.:
161.59
Comfort Ratio:
22.28
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.04
S#:
3.54

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
54.40 ft / 16.58 m
J:
16.40 ft / 5.00 m
P:
48.20 ft / 14.69 m
E:
14.30 ft / 4.36 m
S.A. Fore:
446.08 ft2 / 41.44 m2
S.A. Main:
344.63 ft2 / 32.02 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
790.71 ft2 / 73.46 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
19.56
Est. Forestay Len.:
56.82 ft / 17.32 m

Accommodations

Water:
106 gals / 401 L

Notes

S&S design #2462.
Keel-centerboard and fixed keel shoal draft versions were available.
Draft fro Kell/CB version:
Board down - 9.33'/2.84m
Board up - 5.00'/1.52m
Disp.: 17577 lbs./7973 kgs.
It is thought that only 12 were built under this name.
Later boats were sold as the DUFOUR 42.

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