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Aerodyne 43

2001
Designer
Rodger Martin
Builder
Aerodyne Yachts Ltd.
Hull Type
Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
Construction
Composite

Dimensions

Length Overall
42.50 ft / 12.95 m
Waterline Length
38.80 ft / 11.83 m
Beam
14.00 ft / 4.27 m
Draft
8.00 ft / 2.44 m
Displacement
16,250 lb / 7,371 kg
Ballast
6,000 lb / 2,722 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
1,126.00 ft2 / 104.61 m2
Total Sail Area
991.88 ft2 / 92.15 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
524.11 ft2 / 48.69 m2
P
56.66 ft / 17.27 m
E
18.50 ft / 5.64 m
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
467.77 ft2 / 43.46 m2
I
58.00 ft / 17.68 m
J
16.13 ft / 4.92 m
Est. Forestay Len.
60.20 ft / 18.35 m

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
21.88 ft / 6.67 m
ISP
62.75 ft / 19.13 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Yanmar
Model
3JH3
HP
40
Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
35 gals / 132 L

Accomodations

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

Calculations

Hull Speed
8.35 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
28.08
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
36.92
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
124.2
light
Comfort Ratio
18.58
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.21
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Shallow draft: 6.5’/1.98m. Sail drive. Optional long range fuel and water tanks are available.


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