Soto 40

2008
Designer
Javier Soto Acebal
Builder
M Boats
Association
Soto 40 Class Site
# Built
35
Hull Type
Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
Construction
E-Glass/Epoxy/PVC foam

Dimensions

Length Overall
40 4 / 12.3 m
Waterline Length
40 4 / 12.3 m
Beam
12 3 / 3.8 m
Draft
8 6 / 2.6 m
Displacement
9,460 lbs / 4,290 kg
Ballast
4,810 lbs / 2,180 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
928 ft2 / 86.2 m2
Total Sail Area
927.7 ft2 / 86.2 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
508.8 ft2 / 47.3 m2
P
53 5 / 16.3 m
E
19 0 / 5.8 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
418.9 ft2 / 38.9 m2
I
52 7 / 16.1 m
J
15 10 / 4.9 m
Forestay Length
55 0 / 16.8 m
Spinnaker
SPL/TPS
20 1 / 6.1 m
ISP
?

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo Penta (saildrive)
Model
D1-30
HP
30
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
13 gal / 49 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
8.51 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
33.2
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
50.81
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
64.27
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
12.71
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.33
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Raced as a one design class for a number of years.
Recognized by International Sailing Federation.


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