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Contest 40

1979 — 1983
Designer
Dick Zaal
Builder
Contest Yachts - Conyplex
Hull Type
Fin Keel
Construction
FG
Associations
?

Dimensions

Length Overall
39 9 / 12.1 m
Waterline Length
30 6 / 9.3 m
Beam
12 7 / 3.9 m
Draft
5 10 / 1.8 m
Displacement
25,300 lbs / 11,475 kg
Ballast
9,120 lbs / 4,137 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
?
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
52 1 / 15.9 m
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Est. Forestay Len.
?

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.41 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
?
Ballast/Displacement
36.06
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
394.92
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
39.56
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.73
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Sloop or ketch.


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