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Hanse 400 epoxy

The Hanse 400, here in "epoxy" version, is a 39’4” monohull sailboat designed by Fietje Judel and Rolf E. Vrolijk. She was built by Hanse (Germany) and made of sandwich Core-Cell / fiberglass / epoxy. The production started in 2006 and has been awarded the title of "European Yacht of the Year - Category : 10m < L < 12m" in 2006.

The Hanse 400 is as well listed, on Boat-Specs.com, in version Standard and Shoal draft.

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Hanse 400's   Main Features
Model Hanse 400
Version Epoxy
Type of hull Monohull
Category Cruising sailboat
Shipyard
Designer Fietje Judel
Rolf E. Vrolijk
Award 2006 European Yacht of the Year - Category : 10m < L < 12m
Construction Hull and deck:
sandwich Core-Cell / fiberglass / epoxy
First built hull 2006
Last built hull Discontinued
Appendages Keel :
T-shaped keel (with bulb)
Helm 1 wheel
Rudder 1 spade rudder
Cockpit Open aft cockpit
Unsinkable No
Trailerable No
EC certification A
Standard public price ex. VAT (indicative only) N/A
Hanse 400's   Main dimensions
Length overall 39’ 8”
Hull length 39’ 4”
Waterline length 35’ 5”
Beam (width) 13’ 4”
Draft 6’ 8”
Mast height from DWL 64’
Light displacement 17417 lbs
Ballast weight 5919 lbs
Ballast type Cast iron
Hanse 400's   Rig and sails
Upwind sail area 1137 sq.ft
Downwind sail area 1854 sq.ft
Mainsail area 562 sq.ft
Genoa area 575 sq.ft
Jib area 390 sq.ft
Gennaker area 1292 sq.ft
Rigging type Sloop Marconi 9/10
Rotating spars No
Mast position Deck stepped mast
Spars Mast and boom in Aluminum
Standing rigging 1x19 strand wire
Number of levels of spreaders 2
Spreaders angle Swept-back
IiFore triangle height (from mast foot to fore stay attachment) 54’ 1”
JiFore triangle base (from mast foot to bottom of forestay) 15’ 2”
PiMainsail hoist measurement (from tack to head) 53’ 1”
EiMainsail foot measurement (from tack to clew) 18’ 4”
Hanse 400'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.
26.62
Downwind 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.
43.41
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.
178
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.
34 %
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.
7.98 knots
Hanse 400's   Auxiliary engine
Engine(s) 1
Engine type Inboard engine
Engine 40 HP
Fuel type Diesel
Fuel tank capacity 37 gal
Hanse 400's   Accommodation
Cabin(s) (min/max) 2 / 3
Berth(s) (min/max) 4 / 8
Head(s) (min/max) 1 / 2
Fresh water tank capacity 85.9 gal
Fridge/ice-box capacity 34.3 gal
Maximum headroom 6’ 2”

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