Nordfarer 42 (Alden)

1956 — 1960
Designer
John G. Alden
Builder
LeComte Yachts
Associations
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# Built
15
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
Wood

Dimensions

Length Overall
41 6 / 12.7 m
Waterline Length
29 9 / 9.1 m
Beam
11 1 / 3.4 m
Draft
6 0 / 1.9 m
Displacement
22,900 lbs / 10,387 kg
Ballast
7,500 lbs / 3,402 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Yawl
Reported Sail Area
884 ft2 / 82.1 m2
Total Sail Area
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Mainsail
Sail Area
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Mast Height
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Foresail
Sail Area
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Forestay Length
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Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Fuel Type
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Fuel Capacity
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
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Headroom
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Calculations

Hull Speed
7.31 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.54
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
32.75
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
388.26
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
42.87
heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
1.56
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Alden design #922.


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