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Hallberg-Rassy 40 MkII

The Hallberg-Rassy 40 MkII is a 40’8” monohull sailboat designed by German Frers. She was built by Hallberg-Rassy (Sweden) and made of sandwich fiberglass / polyester. The production started in 2015 .
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Hallberg-Rassy 40 MkII's   Main Features
Model Hallberg-Rassy 40 MkII
Type of hull Monohull
Category Offshore cruising sailboat
Shipyard
Designer German Frers
Construction Hull and deck:
sandwich fiberglass / polyester
First built hull 2015
Last built hull Still in production
Appendages Keel :
Fin with bulb
Helm 1 wheel
Rudder 1 semi-spade rudder
Cockpit Central cockpit
Unsinkable No
Trailerable No
EC certification A
Standard public price ex. VAT (indicative only) About
364 000
(2017)
Hallberg-Rassy 40 MkII's   Main dimensions
Hull length 40’ 8”
Waterline length 36’ 2”
Beam (width) 12’ 6”
Draft 6’ 6”
Mast height from DWL 60’ 11”
Light displacement 22046 lbs
Ballast weight 9039 lbs
Ballast type Lead
Hallberg-Rassy 40 MkII's   Rig and sails
Upwind sail area 1017 sq.ft
Rigging type Sloop Marconi 9/10
Rotating spars No
Mast position Deck stepped mast
Spars Mast and boom in Aluminum
Number of levels of spreaders 3
Spreaders angle 0 °
Hallberg-Rassy 40 MkII's   Performances
Upwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.
The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat.
20.36
Displacement-Length ratio (DLR)iThe Displacement Length ratio is a figure that points out the boat's weight compared to its waterline length. DLR is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement in tons by the cube of one one-hundredth of the waterline length (in feet).
The DLR can be used to compare the relative mass of different sailboats no matter what their length: a DLR less than 180 is indicative of a really light sailboat (race boat made for planning), while a DLR greater than 300 is indicative of a heavy cruising sailboat.
210
Ballast ratioiThe Ballast ratio is an indicator of the stability; it is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement by the weight of the ballast. Since the stability depends also of the hull shape and the position of the center of gravity, only boats with similar ballast arrangements and hull shape should be considered.
Higher the ballast ratio is, greater is the stability.
41 %
Hull speediAs a ship moves in the water, it creates standing waves that oppose its movement. This effect increases dramatically the resistance when the boat reaches a speed-length ratio (speed-length ratio is the ratio between the speed in knots and the square root of the waterline length in feet) of about 1.2 (corresponding to a Froude Number of 0.35) . This very sharp rise in resistance, between speed-length ratio of 1.2 to 1.5, is insurmountable for heavy sailboats and so becomes an apparent barrier. This leads to the concept of "hull speed".
The hull speed is obtained by multiplying the square root of the waterline length (in feet) by 1.34.
8.06 knots
Hallberg-Rassy 40 MkII's   Auxiliary engine
Engine(s) 1
Engine type Inboard engine
Engine 55 HP
Fuel tank capacity 121.5 gal
Hallberg-Rassy 40 MkII's   Accommodation
Cabin(s) 2
Berth(s) (min/max) 4 / 7
Head(s) 1
Fresh water tank capacity 121.5 gal
Water heater capacity 10.6 gal
Head headroom 6’ 4”
Hallberg-Rassy 40 MkII's   Saloon
Maximum headroom 6’ 4”
Berth length 6’ 7”
Hallberg-Rassy 40 MkII's   Fore cabin
Berth length 6’ 8”

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