Farr 740 Sport

1980
Designer
Bruce Farr
Builder
Sea Nymph Boats Ltd.
Association
Farr Trailer Yachts Owners Assoc.
# Built
?
Hull Type
Lifting Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
24 3 / 7.4 m
Waterline Length
21 9 / 6.6 m
Beam
8 2 / 2.5 m
Draft
0 11 / 0.3 m 5 6 / 1.7 m
Displacement
3,000 lbs / 1,361 kg
Ballast
830 lbs / 375 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
257 ft2 / 23.9 m2
Total Sail Area
263 ft2 / 24.4 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
166.4 ft2 / 15.5 m2
P
29 0 / 8.8 m
E
11 5 / 3.5 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
96.4 ft2 / 9 m2
I
24 0 / 7.3 m
J
8 0 / 2.5 m
Forestay Length
25 3 / 7.7 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.25 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
19.77
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
27.57
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
130.17
light
Comfort Ratio
12.47
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.27
better suited for coastal cruising

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