Acapulco 40

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

Dimensions

Length Overall
39 7 / 12.1 m
Waterline Length
29 11 / 9.1 m
Beam
12 11 / 3.9 m
Draft
5 4 / 1.7 m
Displacement
22,500 lbs / 10,206 kg
Ballast
6,250 lbs / 2,835 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
572 ft2 / 53.1 m2
Total Sail Area
680.1 ft2 / 63.2 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
321.9 ft2 / 29.9 m2
P
40 3 / 12.3 m
E
16 0 / 4.9 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
358 ft2 / 33.3 m2
I
46 2 / 14.1 m
J
15 5 / 4.7 m
Forestay Length
48 8 / 14.9 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Isuzu
Model
?
HP
40
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
125 gal / 473 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
80 gal / 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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