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CT-42 (MERMAID)

CT-42 (MERMAID) built by Ta Chaio Shipbuilding Co. (TAIWAN) and designed by Ta Chaio. Her first hull was built in 1975 with an overall lengh of 12.62 m or 41.42 ft long

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CT-42 (MERMAID) Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft12.62 m / 41.42 ft
Builder(s)Ta Chaio Shipbuilding Co.
Designer(s)Ta Chaio
CountryTaiwan
Hull TypeFin with rudder on skeg
First Hull Built1975
Rigging TypeMasthead Ketch
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal640 L / 169 gal
Ballast Ratio39.33

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 12.62 m / 41.42 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)9.22 m / 30.25 ft
Beam (width)3.71 m / 12.16 ft
Draft1.83 m / 6.00 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 10841 kg / 23900 lb
Maximum Displacement10841 kg / 23900 lb
Ballast Weight4264 kg / 9400 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.69
Comfort Ratio39.46
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)385.46
Ballast Ratio39.33
Sail Area to Displacement15.35

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length12.71 m / 41.70 ft
Reported Sail Area73.67 m² / 793.00 ft²
Total Sail Area60.34 m² / 649.50 ft²
Mainsail Area31.97 m² / 344.14 ft²
I38.58 ft * 11.76 m
J15.83 ft * 4.82 m
P39.33 ft * 11.99 m
E17.50 ft * 5.33 m
PY27.50 ft * 8.38 m
EY10.42 ft * 3.18 m
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