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NICHOLSON 42 built by Camper & Nicholson Ltd. (UK) and designed by Raymond Wall. Her first hull was built in 1974 with an overall lengh of 12.75 m or 41.83 ft long

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NICHOLSON 42 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft12.75 m / 41.83 ft
Builder(s)Camper & Nicholson Ltd
Designer(s)Raymond Wall
BrandCamper & Nicholson
CountryUnited Kingdom
Hull TypeFin with rudder on skeg
Number of Hulls Built14
First Hull Built1974
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
Ballast Ratio39.37


Overall Length (LOA) 12.75 m / 41.83 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)8.89 m / 29.17 ft
Beam (width)3.71 m / 12.17 ft
Draft1.68 m / 5.50 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 10160 kg / 22400 lb
Maximum Displacement10160 kg / 22400 lb
Ballast Weight4000 kg / 8818 lb


Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.73
Comfort Ratio37.65
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)402.89
Ballast Ratio39.37
Sail Area to Displacement18.13

Above Deck

Reported Sail Area83.33 m² / 897.00 ft²
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