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Acapulco 40

1976
Designer
Ted Carpentier
Builder
Acapulco Yacht Corp. (USA)
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
FG
Associations
Anacapa Pilothouse Motorsailers

Dimensions

Length Overall
39.67 ft / 12.09 m
Waterline Length
30.00 ft / 9.14 m
Beam
12.92 ft / 3.94 m
Draft
5.42 ft / 1.65 m
Displacement
22,500 lb / 10,206 kg
Ballast
6,250 lb / 2,835 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
572.00 ft2 / 53.14 m2
Total Sail Area
680.05 ft2 / 63.18 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
322.00 ft2 / 29.91 m2
P
40.25 ft / 12.27 m
E
16.00 ft / 4.88 m
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
358.05 ft2 / 33.26 m2
I
46.20 ft / 14.08 m
J
15.50 ft / 4.72 m
Est. Forestay Len.
48.73 ft / 14.85 m

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Auxilary Power

Make
Isuzu
Model
?
HP
40
Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
125 gals / 473 L

Accomodations

Water Capacity
80 gals / 303 L
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.34 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
11.48
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
27.78
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
372.02
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
34.73
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.83
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Aft cockpit version of the earlier CHALLENGER ANACAPA 40/42. A few ACAPULCO 40’s were first built by Challenger Yachts. The molds were purchased by Acapulco Yachts in 1976.


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