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BRISTOL 40

BRISTOL 40 built by Bristol Yachts Inc. (USA) and designed by Ted Hood. Her first hull was built in 1970 with an overall lengh of 12.24 m or 40.16 ft long

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BRISTOL 40 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft12.24 m / 40.16 ft
Builder(s)Bristol Yachts Inc.
Designer(s)Ted Hood
BrandBristol
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeModified Full Keel
Number of Hulls Built149
First Hull Built1970
Last Hull Built1986
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal492 L / 130 gal
Ballast Ratio36.97

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 12.24 m / 40.16 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)8.39 m / 27.54 ft
Beam (width)3.28 m / 10.75 ft
Draft1.64 m / 5.37 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 7974 kg / 17580 lb
Maximum Displacement7974 kg / 17580 lb
Ballast Weight2948 kg / 6500 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.66
Comfort Ratio36.68
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)375.73
Ballast Ratio36.97
Sail Area to Displacement16.49

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length14.56 m / 47.78 ft
Reported Sail Area64.47 m² / 694.00 ft²
Total Sail Area60.14 m² / 647.30 ft²
Mainsail Area29.32 m² / 315.60 ft²
I45.50 ft * 13.87 m
J14.58 ft * 4.44 m
P39.45 ft * 12.02 m
E16.00 ft * 4.88 m
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