Nordic 40

1982
Designer
Robert Perry
Builder
Nordic
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG single laminate

Dimensions

Length Overall
39 8 / 12.1 m
Waterline Length
32 6 / 9.9 m
Beam
12 5 / 3.8 m
Draft
6 5 / 2 m
Displacement
18,000 lbs / 8,165 kg
Ballast
7,090 lbs / 3,216 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
755.9 ft2 / 70.2 m2
Total Sail Area
755.9 ft2 / 70.2 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
336 ft2 / 31.2 m2
P
47 11 / 14.6 m
E
14 0 / 4.3 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
420 ft2 / 39 m2
I
52 5 / 16 m
J
16 0 / 4.9 m
Forestay Length
54 10 / 16.7 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Universal
Model
?
HP
44
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
55 gal / 208 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
140 gal / 530 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.64 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.61
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
39.39
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
234.09
moderate
Comfort Ratio
27.77
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.9
better suited for ocean passages

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