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NORTH AMERICAN 40

NORTH AMERICAN 40 built by Morgan Yachts (USA) and designed by Dick Carter. Her first hull was built in 1978 with an overall lengh of 12.11 m or 39.73 ft long

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NORTH AMERICAN 40 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft12.11 m / 39.73 ft
Builder(s)Morgan Yachts
Designer(s)Dick Carter
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeFin with rudder on skeg
Number of Hulls Built45
First Hull Built1978
Last Hull Built1981
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Ballast Ratio45.2

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 12.11 m / 39.73 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)9.75 m / 32.00 ft
Beam (width)3.83 m / 12.58 ft
Draft2.16 m / 7.08 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 7927 kg / 17477 lb
Maximum Displacement7927 kg / 17477 lb
Ballast Weight3583 kg / 7900 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.94
Comfort Ratio27
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)238.11
Ballast Ratio45.2
Sail Area to Displacement18.51

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length17.26 m / 56.61 ft
Reported Sail Area72.09 m² / 776.00 ft²
Total Sail Area72.12 m² / 776.25 ft²
Mainsail Area29.47 m² / 317.25 ft²
I54.00 ft * 16.46 m
J17.00 ft * 5.18 m
P47.00 ft * 14.33 m
E13.50 ft * 4.11 m
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