New York Yacht Club 40

1916 — 1926
Designer
Nathaniel G. Herreshoff
Builder
Herreshoff Mfg. Co.
Association
Herreshoff Marine Museum
# Built
14
Hull Type
Fin Keel
Construction
Wood

Dimensions

Length Overall
58 11 / 18 m
Waterline Length
39 11 / 12.2 m
Beam
14 6 / 4.4 m
Draft
8 2 / 2.5 m
Displacement
48,400 lbs / 21,954 kg
Ballast
2,200 lbs / 998 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Gaffhead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
?
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
8.47 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
?
Ballast/Displacement
4.55
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
337.61
heavy
Comfort Ratio
46.12
heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
1.59
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

The NEW YORK YACHT CLUB 40’s were among the last yachts designed to the Universal Rule.
Of approximately 14 of this class built for New York Y.C. members, 6 survive as of 2006.


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