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ABLE 42

ABLE 42 built by Able Marine and designed by Chuck Paine. Her first hull was built in 1989 with an overall lengh of 12.80 m or 42.00 ft long

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ABLE 42 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft12.80 m / 42.00 ft
Builder(s)Able Marine Inc.
Designer(s)Chuck Paine
BrandAble
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeFin with rudder on skeg
First Hull Built1989
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Ballast Ratio22.97

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 12.80 m / 42.00 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)9.96 m / 32.67 ft
Beam (width)3.86 m / 12.67 ft
Draft1.58 m / 5.17 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 9833 kg / 21678 lb
Maximum Displacement9833 kg / 21678 lb
Ballast Weight2259 kg / 4980 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.82
Comfort Ratio32.1
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)277.54
Ballast Ratio22.97
Sail Area to Displacement16.55

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length17.09 m / 56.06 ft
Reported Sail Area74.42 m² / 801.00 ft²
Total Sail Area74.40 m² / 800.87 ft²
Mainsail Area32.78 m² / 352.81 ft²
I53.50 ft * 16.31 m
J16.75 ft * 5.11 m
P47.58 ft * 14.50 m
E14.83 ft * 4.52 m
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