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Dehler 46 Competition is a Offshore racer-cruiser sailboat built by Dehler and designed by Judel/Vrolijk. Her first hull was built in 2014 with an overall lengh of 14.4 m or 47.2 ft long and a Keel stepped mast mast configuration.

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DEHLER 46 COMPETITION Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft14.4 m / 47.2 ft
Builder(s)Dehler Yachts
categoryOffshore racer-cruiser sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built2014
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesKeel T-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmTwin helm wheels
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitClosing aft cockpit with opening system
Ballast TypeCast iron fin with lead bulb
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi 9/10
Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)3
Number of Head(s)2
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal450 L / 118.9 gal
Ballast Ratio0.29


Overall Length (LOA) 14.4 m / 47.2 ft
Hull Length13.95 m / 45.10 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)12.9 m / 42.4 ft
Beam (width)4.35 m / 14.4 ft
Draft2.5 m / 8.2 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 10700 kg / 23589 lb
Ballast Weight3150 kg / 6945 lb


Critical Hull Speed8.72 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)141
Ballast Ratio0.29
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement26.36 m²/T / 284 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement53.28 m²/T / 574 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL22.2 m / 72.10 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionCarbon fiber spars
Standing RiggingSingle-strand (ROD)
Upwind Sail Area128 m² / 1378 ft²
Downwind Sail Area258.7 m² / 2785 ft²
Mainsail Area73 m² / 786 ft²
Genoa Area55 m² / 592 ft²
I62 ft * 18.9 m
J17.5 ft * 5.29 m
P58 ft * 17.68 m
E21.6 ft * 6.55 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power53 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity210 L / 55.5 gal

Below Deck

Fridge Capacity130 L / 34.3 gal
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