Albin Nimbus 42

1981 — 1985
Designers
Robert Ladd
F. Michael Kaufman
Builder
Albin Marine
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
41 4 / 12.6 m
Waterline Length
34 2 / 10.4 m
Beam
12 6 / 3.8 m
Draft
5 10 / 1.8 m
Displacement
23,320 lbs / 10,580 kg
Ballast
10,000 lbs / 4,536 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Cutter
Reported Sail Area
854 ft2 / 79.3 m2
Total Sail Area
853.5 ft2 / 79.3 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
367.5 ft2 / 34.1 m2
P
49 0 / 14.9 m
E
14 11 / 4.6 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
486 ft2 / 45.2 m2
I
54 0 / 16.5 m
J
18 0 / 5.5 m
Forestay Length
56 11 / 17.4 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Pathfinder
Model
?
HP
50
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
60 gal / 227 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
120 gal / 454 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.83 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.74
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
42.87
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
261.0
moderate
Comfort Ratio
34.06
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.75
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Draft for keel/cb version:
BD: 10.25’/BU:4.75’


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