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Nordship 430 DS Lifting keel is a Deck saloon cruising sailboat built by Nordship Yachts and designed by Lars Buchwald\xa0&\xa0Borghegn Yachtdesign. Her first hull was built in 2011 and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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NORDSHIP 430 DS LIFTING KEEL Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft13.75 m / 45.11 ft
Builder(s)Nordship Yachts
Designer(s)Lars Buchwald\xa0&\xa0Borghegn Yachtdesign
VersionLifting keel
categoryDeck saloon cruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built2011
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesLifting keel retractable L-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmSingle helm wheel
RudderTwin spade rudders
CockpitCenter cockpit
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi 19/20
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)3
Number of Head(s)2
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal500 L / 132.1 gal
Ballast Ratio33.41


Overall Length (LOA) 13.75 m / 45.11 ft
Hull Length13.25 m / 43.6 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)11.3 m / 37.1 ft
Beam (width)4.1 m / 13.6 ft
Draft2 m / 6.7 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 14070 kg / 31019 lb
Maximum Displacement14070 kg / 31019 lb
Ballast Weight4700 kg / 10362 lb


Critical Hull Speed8.16 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.72
Comfort Ratio34.23
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)276
Ballast Ratio33.41
Sail Area to Displacement15.23
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement14.96 m²/T / 161 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing RiggingDiscontinuous
Reported Sail Area86.96 m² / 936.00 ft²
Upwind Sail Area87.2 m² / 939 ft²
Mainsail Area49.4 m² / 532 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Fuel Tank Capacity380 L / 100.4 gal

Below Deck

Fridge Capacity110 L / 29.1 gal