Tartan 40

1984 — 1989
Designer
Sparkman & Stephens
Builder
Tartan Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
72
Hull
Monohull
Keel
Fin
Rudder
Skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
40 3 / 12.3 m
Waterline Length
31 7 / 9.6 m
Beam
12 7 / 3.9 m
Draft
7 6 / 2.3 m
Displacement
17,250 lb / 7,824 kg
Ballast
7,600 lb / 3,447 kg (Lead)
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Rig and Sails

Type
Sloop
Reported Sail Area
726′² / 67.5 m²
Total Sail Area
726′² / 67.4 m²
Mainsail
Sail Area
318′² / 29.5 m²
P
45 4 / 13.8 m
E
14 0 / 4.3 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
408′² / 37.9 m²
I
50 11 / 15.5 m
J
16 0 / 4.9 m
Forestay Length
53 5 / 16.3 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Universal
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
47 gal / 178 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
135 gal / 511 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?
Cabins
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.53 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.4
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
44.06
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
244.51
moderate
Comfort Ratio
26.31
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.96
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

S&S design #2481. Available in a number of different keel and rig configurations.
At least one other version of this same design was built in Italy as the ZUANELLI 40.

Keel/cb version:
BD: 8.42’
BU: 4.75’
Shoal draft fixed keel: 4.3’
Tall Mast:
I: 53.0’
J: 16.0’
P: 47.5’
E: 14.0’

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