F&C 40

1987
Designer
German Frers
Builder
Frers & Cibils (ARG)
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
39 11 / 12.2 m
Waterline Length
31 11 / 9.7 m
Beam
11 6 / 3.5 m
Draft
6 9 / 2.1 m
Displacement
18,000 lbs / 8,165 kg
Ballast
6,500 lbs / 2,948 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
638 ft2 / 59.3 m2
Total Sail Area
638.8 ft2 / 59.4 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
253.7 ft2 / 23.6 m2
P
43 0 / 13.1 m
E
11 9 / 3.6 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
385.1 ft2 / 35.8 m2
I
48 7 / 14.8 m
J
15 10 / 4.8 m
Forestay Length
51 1 / 15.6 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo
Model
?
HP
28
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
40 gal / 151 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
260 gal / 984 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.57 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
14.86
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
36.11
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
247.08
moderate
Comfort Ratio
30.8
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.77
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Only 1 known to exist in US.


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