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Acapulco 40

built since 1976

Builder
Acapulco Yacht Corp. (USA)
Designer
Ted Carpentier
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

LOA
39.67 ft12.09 m
LWL
30.00 ft9.14 m
Beam
12.92 ft3.94 m
Draft
5.42 ft1.65 m
Displacement
22,500 lb10,206 kg
Ballast
6,250 lb2,835 kg
Ballast Type
?

Rig and sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
572.00 ft253.14 m2
Total Sail Area
680.05 ft263.18 m2

Mainsail

Sail Area
322.00 ft229.91 m2
P
40.25 ft12.27 m
E
16.00 ft4.88 m
Mast Height
?

Foresail

Sail Area
358.05 ft233.26 m2
I
46.20 ft14.08 m
J
15.50 ft4.72 m
Est. Forestay Len.
48.73 ft14.85 m

Mizzen

PY
EY

Calculations

Sail Area/Displacement
11.53
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
27.78
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
372.02
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
35
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening Formula
1.83
better suited for ocean passages

Auxilary Power

Make
Isuzu
Model
?
Type
Diesel
HP
40
Fuel Capacity
125 gals473 L

Accomodations

Water Capacity
80 gals303 L

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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