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Elan 40

2001
Designer
Rob Humphreys
Builder
Elan Yachts
Hull Type
Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
39.04 ft / 11.90 m
Waterline Length
33.60 ft / 10.24 m
Beam
12.57 ft / 3.83 m
Draft
6.56 ft / 2.00 m
Displacement
15,873 lb / 7,200 kg
Ballast
5,633 lb / 2,555 kg
Ballast Type
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
780.00 ft2 / 72.46 m2
Total Sail Area
779.53 ft2 / 72.42 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
420.34 ft2 / 39.05 m2
P
48.82 ft / 14.88 m
E
17.22 ft / 5.25 m
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
359.19 ft2 / 33.37 m2
I
50.59 ft / 15.42 m
J
14.20 ft / 4.33 m
Est. Forestay Len.
52.55 ft / 16.02 m
Mizzen
PY
EY

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo
Model
2040S
HP
?
Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
40 gals / 151 L

Accomodations

Water Capacity
66 gals / 250 L

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.77 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
19.76
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
35.49
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
186.81
light
Comfort Ratio
23.74
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
2
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Several keel configurations available.


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