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Hunter 40 Shoal draft is a Offshore cruising sailboat built by Marlow Hunter and designed by Cortland Steck Yacht Designs. Her first hull was built in 1984 and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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HUNTER 40 SHOAL DRAFT Sailboat Specifications​


Builder(s)Marlow Hunter
Designer(s)Cortland Steck Yacht Designs
BrandMarlow Hunter
VersionShoal draft
categoryOffshore cruising sailboat
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built1984
Last Hull Built1990
AppendagesKeel fin without bulb
HelmSingle helm wheel
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitClosed aft cockpit
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi masthead
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)2
Number of Head(s)2
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal397 L / 104.9 gal
Ballast Ratio0.48


Hull Length12.08 m / 39.7 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)9.9 m / 32.6 ft
Beam (width)4.09 m / 13.5 ft
Draft1.52 m / 5 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 7946 kg / 17518 lb
Ballast Weight3810 kg / 8400 lb


Critical Hull Speed7.64 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)232
Ballast Ratio0.48
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement18.36 m²/T / 198 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL17.84 m / 58.6 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders AngleSwept-back (Bergström)
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire continuous
Upwind Sail Area73.11 m² / 787 ft²
I53.8 ft * 16.38 m
J17 ft * 5.18 m
P48 ft * 14.63 m
E13.8 ft * 4.19 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity144 L / 38 gal

Below Deck

Maximum Headroom6.6 ft * 1.98 m
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