PJ-43

1969
Designer
Sparkman & Stephens
Builders
Nautor (Swan sailboats)
Palmer Johnson
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
43 0 / 13.1 m
Waterline Length
31 0 / 9.5 m
Beam
11 8 / 3.6 m
Draft
6 11 / 2.1 m
Displacement
23,000 lbs / 10,433 kg
Ballast
11,700 lbs / 5,309 kg (Lead)

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
831 ft2 / 77.2 m2
Total Sail Area
830.8 ft2 / 77.2 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
368 ft2 / 34.2 m2
P
45 11 / 14 m
E
16 0 / 4.9 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
462.8 ft2 / 43 m2
I
52 0 / 15.9 m
J
17 9 / 5.4 m
Forestay Length
54 11 / 16.8 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.46 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.44
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
50.89
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
344.66
heavy
Comfort Ratio
38.67
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.64
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

The same as the earliest (S&S) version of the SWAN 43, and sold by Palmer Johnson (USA).
TALL RIG:
I: 56.0’
J: 17.8’
P: 50.0’
E: 16.0’


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