Monark 540

1973
Designer
Pelle Petterson
Builder
MCB (SWE)
Association
Monark 540 Site (Sweden)
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
17 8 / 5.4 m
Waterline Length
15 8 / 4.8 m
Beam
7 2 / 2.2 m
Draft
3 1 / 1 m
Displacement
1,760 lbs / 800 kg
Ballast
880 lbs / 400 kg (Iron)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
145 ft2 / 13.5 m2
Total Sail Area
144.1 ft2 / 13.4 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
84.5 ft2 / 7.9 m2
P
22 4 / 6.8 m
E
7 6 / 2.3 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
59.6 ft2 / 5.5 m2
I
17 9 / 5.4 m
J
6 8 / 2 m
Forestay Length
19 0 / 5.8 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.32 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.89
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
50.0
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
201.56
moderate
Comfort Ratio
11.91
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.39
better suited for coastal cruising

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