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DUFOUR 42 (S&S)

DUFOUR 42 (S&S) built by Dufour Yachts (FRA) and designed by Sparkman & Stephens. Her first hull was built in 1988 with an overall lengh of 12.85 m or 42.16 ft long

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DUFOUR 42 (S&S) Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft12.85 m / 42.16 ft
Builder(s)Dufour Yachts
Designer(s)Sparkman & Stephens
BrandDufour
CountryFrance
Hull TypeFin w/spade rudder
Number of Hulls Built12
First Hull Built1988
Last Hull Built1992
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal401 L / 106 gal
Ballast Ratio41.18

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 12.85 m / 42.16 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)10.90 m / 35.76 ft
Beam (width)3.85 m / 12.63 ft
Draft2.29 m / 7.51 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 8500 kg / 18739 lb
Maximum Displacement8500 kg / 18739 lb
Ballast Weight3500 kg / 7716 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.91
Comfort Ratio26.23
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)182.94
Ballast Ratio41.18
Sail Area to Displacement25.13

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length18.36 m / 60.22 ft
Reported Sail Area102.56 m² / 1104.00 ft²
Total Sail Area102.56 m² / 1103.99 ft²
Mainsail Area30.62 m² / 329.62 ft²
I52.50 ft * 16.00 m
J29.50 ft * 8.99 m
P46.10 ft * 14.05 m
E14.30 ft * 4.36 m
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