Santa Cruz 40

1982
Designer
Bill Lee
Builder
Santa Cruz Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
15
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG w/klegecell

Dimensions

Length Overall
39 11 / 12.2 m
Waterline Length
35 11 / 11 m
Beam
12 0 / 3.7 m
Draft
6 11 / 2.1 m
Displacement
10,500 lbs / 4,763 kg
Ballast
5,500 lbs / 2,495 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
734 ft2 / 68.2 m2
Total Sail Area
734.5 ft2 / 68.2 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
318.5 ft2 / 29.6 m2
P
45 6 / 13.9 m
E
14 0 / 4.3 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
416 ft2 / 38.7 m2
I
52 0 / 15.9 m
J
16 0 / 4.9 m
Forestay Length
54 4 / 16.6 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Trident
Model
?
HP
13
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
40 gal / 151 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
90 gal / 341 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
8.04 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
24.49
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
52.38
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
100.47
light
Comfort Ratio
15.82
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.19
better suited for coastal cruising

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