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HUGHES 40

HUGHES 40 built by Hughes/North Star/Aura Yachts Inc. (CAN) and designed by Sparkman & Stephens. Her first hull was built in 1975 with an overall lengh of 12.19 m or 40.00 ft long

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HUGHES 40 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft12.19 m / 40.00 ft
Builder(s)Hughes Boatworks Ltd / North Star / Aura Yachts Inc.
Designer(s)Sparkman & Stephens
BrandHughes
CountryCanada
Hull TypeFin with rudder on skeg
First Hull Built1975
Rigging TypeMasthead Ketch
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal681 L / 180 gal
Ballast Ratio32.86

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 12.19 m / 40.00 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)9.45 m / 31.00 ft
Beam (width)4.04 m / 13.25 ft
Draft1.42 m / 4.67 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 12701 kg / 28000 lb
Maximum Displacement12701 kg / 28000 lb
Ballast Weight4173 kg / 9200 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.75
Comfort Ratio41.12
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)419.59
Ballast Ratio32.86
Sail Area to Displacement13.69

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length15.61 m / 51.20 ft
Reported Sail Area73.02 m² / 786.00 ft²
Total Sail Area60.15 m² / 647.50 ft²
Mainsail Area28.13 m² / 302.75 ft²
I49.25 ft * 15.01 m
J14.00 ft * 4.27 m
P43.25 ft * 13.18 m
E14.00 ft * 4.27 m
PY28.25 ft * 8.61 m
EY9.75 ft * 2.97 m
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