NORTH AMERICAN 40

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
39.73 ft / 12.11 m
LWL:
32.00 ft / 9.75 m
Beam:
12.58 ft / 3.83 m
S.A. (reported):
776.00 ft2 / 72.09 m2
Draft (max):
7.08 ft / 2.16 m
Displacement:
17,477 lb / 7,927 kg
Ballast:
7,900 lb / 3,583 kg
S.A./Disp.:
18.51
Bal./Disp.:
45.20
Disp./Len.:
238.11
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1978
Last Built:
1981
# Built:
45
Builder:
Morgan Yachts (USA)
Designer:
Dick Carter

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Perkins
Model:
4-108
Type:
Diesel

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
18.51
Bal./Disp.:
45.20
Disp./Len.:
238.11
Comfort Ratio:
27.00
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.94
S#:
2.44

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
54.00 ft / 16.46 m
J:
17.00 ft / 5.18 m
P:
47.00 ft / 14.33 m
E:
13.50 ft / 4.11 m
S.A. Fore:
459.00 ft2 / 42.64 m2
S.A. Main:
317.25 ft2 / 29.47 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
776.25 ft2 / 72.12 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
18.51
Est. Forestay Len.:
56.61 ft / 17.26 m

Notes

Intended as an 'Offshore' one-design and attention was paid to uniform weight and equipment.

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