Omega 42

1978 — 1998
Designer
Peter Norlin
Builder
Vindo (Nötesund Varv AB)
Associations
?
# Built
160
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
41 11 / 12.8 m
Waterline Length
32 9 / 10 m
Beam
10 2 / 3.1 m
Draft
5 5 / 1.7 m
Displacement
16,310 lbs / 7,400 kg
Ballast
8,270 lbs / 3,750 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
779 ft2 / 72.4 m2
Total Sail Area
781.1 ft2 / 72.6 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
417 ft2 / 38.7 m2
P
50 10 / 15.5 m
E
16 4 / 5 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
364.3 ft2 / 33.8 m2
I
47 2 / 14.4 m
J
15 5 / 4.7 m
Forestay Length
49 8 / 15.2 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Yanmar
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.68 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
19.38
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
50.67
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
206.2
moderate
Comfort Ratio
32.05
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.6
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

(Peter Norlin design #37)


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