Able 42

1989
Designer
C. W. (Chuck) Paine
Builder
Able Marine
Associations
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# Built
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Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
41 11 / 12.8 m
Waterline Length
32 8 / 10 m
Beam
12 7 / 3.9 m
Draft
5 2 / 1.6 m
Displacement
21,680 lbs / 9,833 kg
Ballast
4,980 lbs / 2,259 kg (Lead)

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
801 ft2 / 74.4 m2
Total Sail Area
800.8 ft2 / 74.4 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
352.8 ft2 / 32.8 m2
P
47 6 / 14.5 m
E
14 9 / 4.5 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
448.1 ft2 / 41.6 m2
I
53 6 / 16.3 m
J
16 9 / 5.1 m
Forestay Length
56 0 / 17.1 m

Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.66 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.48
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
22.97
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
277.54
heavy
Comfort Ratio
31.86
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.82
better suited for ocean passages

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