Nordic 44

1980 — 1989
Designer
Robert Perry
Builder
Nordic Yachts Inc.
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull
Monohull
Keel
Fin
Rudder
Skeg
Construction
FG w/balsa core hull & deck

Dimensions

Length Overall
43 9 / 13.4 m
Waterline Length
35 5 / 10.8 m
Beam
12 11 / 3.9 m
Draft
6 11 / 2.1 m
Displacement
23,250 lb / 10,546 kg
Ballast
9,340 lb / 4,237 kg (Lead)
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Rig and Sails

Type
Sloop
Reported Sail Area
919′² / 85.4 m²
Total Sail Area
919′² / 85.4 m²
Mainsail
Sail Area
420′² / 39 m²
P
52 5 / 16 m
E
16 0 / 4.9 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
499′² / 46.3 m²
I
56 11 / 17.4 m
J
17 5 / 5.3 m
Forestay Length
59 7 / 18.2 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Westerbeke
Model
50
HP
41
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
50 gal / 189 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
150 gal / 568 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?
Cabins
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.97 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
18.05
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
40.17
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
233.58
moderate
Comfort Ratio
31.12
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.81
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Shoal draft fixed keel: 5.5’/1.68m.
Keel/cb version:
Draft (BD): 9.00’/2.74m
Draft (BU): 5.00’/1.52m
Displacement: 24000 lbs./10886 kgs.
Ballast: 9400 lbs./4264 kgs.
Shorter rig (-4.0’/1.22m) also available.

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