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CONTESSA 43

CONTESSA 43 built by Jeremy Rogers (UK) and designed by Doug Peterson. Her first hull was built in 1977 with an overall lengh of 13.03 m or 42.75 ft long

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CONTESSA 43 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft13.03 m / 42.75 ft
Builder(s)Jeremy Rogers
Designer(s)Doug Peterson
CountryUnited Kingdom
Hull TypeFin w/spade rudder
First Hull Built1977
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal265 L / 70 gal
Ballast Ratio51.43

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 13.03 m / 42.75 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)10.46 m / 34.33 ft
Beam (width)3.81 m / 12.50 ft
Draft2.21 m / 7.25 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 9525 kg / 21000 lb
Maximum Displacement9525 kg / 21000 lb
Ballast Weight4899 kg / 10800 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.82
Comfort Ratio30.47
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)231.71
Ballast Ratio51.43
Sail Area to Displacement18.49

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length18.25 m / 59.87 ft
Reported Sail Area81.38 m² / 876.00 ft²
Total Sail Area81.43 m² / 876.47 ft²
Mainsail Area32.89 m² / 354.06 ft²
I57.00 ft * 17.37 m
J18.33 ft * 5.59 m
P51.50 ft * 15.70 m
E13.75 ft * 4.19 m
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