Alc 40 (LE Comte)

1971 — 1990
Designer
Sparkman & Stephens
Builder
LeComte Yachts
Association
One Ton Class
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
39 6 / 12.1 m
Waterline Length
30 1 / 9.2 m
Beam
11 8 / 3.6 m
Draft
5 8 / 1.8 m
Displacement
15,400 lbs / 6,985 kg
Ballast
7,000 lbs / 3,175 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
597 ft2 / 55.5 m2
Total Sail Area
596.9 ft2 / 55.5 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
233.4 ft2 / 21.7 m2
P
40 9 / 12.4 m
E
11 5 / 3.5 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
363.5 ft2 / 33.8 m2
I
46 7 / 14.2 m
J
15 7 / 4.8 m
Forestay Length
49 1 / 15 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Westerbeke
Model
4-107
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.36 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.43
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
45.45
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
250.6
moderate
Comfort Ratio
27.17
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.88
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Modified (by Le Compte) version of a slightly earlier S&S 40 IOR 1 ton design (S&S #2062).
A vertically extendable rudder was available as an option.
(Also intended as an IOR 1 ton racer)

Tall rig:
I: 47.5
J: 15.6
P: 41.6
E: 13.9

Shoal draft version: 4.6’.


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