Contest 43

1989 — 1996
Designer
Dick Zaal
Builder
Contest Yachts - Conyplex
Associations
?
# Built
52
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
42 7 / 13 m
Waterline Length
36 3 / 11.1 m
Beam
13 1 / 4 m
Draft
6 4 / 2 m
Displacement
26,000 lbs / 11,793 kg
Ballast
10,400 lbs / 4,717 kg (Iron)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
879.9 ft2 / 81.8 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
64 7 / 19.7 m
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo
Model
TMD31B
HP
100
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
92 gal / 348 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
198 gal / 750 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
8.07 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.04
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
40.0
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
243.67
moderate
Comfort Ratio
33.89
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.77
better suited for ocean passages

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