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Bavaria Cruiser 41 Shoal draft is a Cruising sailboat built by Bavaria Yachts and designed by Farr Yacht Design. Her first hull was built in 2011 with an overall lengh of 12.35 m or 40.6 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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BAVARIA CRUISER 41 SHOAL DRAFT Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft12.35 m / 40.6 ft
Builder(s)Bavaria Yachts
Designer(s)Farr Yacht Design
VersionShoal draft
categoryCruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built2011
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesKeel L-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmTwin helm wheels
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitClosing aft cockpit with opening system
Ballast TypeCast iron
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi 9/10
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal210 L / 55.5 gal
Ballast Ratio0.32


Overall Length (LOA) 12.35 m / 40.6 ft
Hull Length11.99 m / 39.4 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)10.69 m / 35.1 ft
Beam (width)3.96 m / 13 ft
Draft1.65 m / 5.5 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 8680 kg / 19136 lb
Ballast Weight2736 kg / 6032 lb


Critical Hull Speed7.94 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)201
Ballast Ratio0.32
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement19.41 m²/T / 209 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL18.68 m / 61.4 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire
Upwind Sail Area82 m² / 883 ft²
Mainsail Area48 m² / 517 ft²
Genoa Area34 m² / 366 ft²
I51.10 ft * 15.8 m
J13.10 ft * 4.2 m
P50.6 ft * 15.4 m
E17.5 ft * 5.3 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power28 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity210 L / 55.5 gal