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Hallberg-Rassy 40 is a Offshore cruising sailboat built by Hallberg-Rassy and designed by Frers Naval Architecture & Engineering. Her first hull was built in 2002 and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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HALLBERG-RASSY 40 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft12.40 m / 40.68 ft
Designer(s)Frers Naval Architecture & Engineering
categoryOffshore cruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built162
First Hull Built2002
Last Hull Built2015
AppendagesKeel L-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmSingle helm wheel
RudderSingle semi-spade rudder
CockpitCenter cockpit
Ballast TypeLead on deep GRP bilge
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi 9/10
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)2
Number of Head(s)1
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal460 L / 121.5 gal
Ballast Ratio0.41


Overall Length (LOA) 12.40 m / 40.68 ft
Hull Length12.4 m / 40.8 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)11.6 m / 38.1 ft
Beam (width)3.82 m / 12.6 ft
Draft1.99 m / 6.6 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 10000 kg / 22046 lb
Maximum Displacement10000 kg / 22046 lb
Ballast Weight4100 kg / 9039 lb


Critical Hull Speed8.27 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.79
Comfort Ratio32.16
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)181
Ballast Ratio0.41
Sail Area to Displacement17.77
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement20.14 m²/T / 217 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL18.3 m / 60 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders3
Spreaders Angle0 °
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Reported Sail Area80.80 m² / 869.72 ft²
Upwind Sail Area93.5 m² / 1006 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power55 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity460 L / 121.5 gal

Below Deck

Maximum Headroom6.29 ft * 1.92 m
Head Headroom6.4 ft * 1.92 m