ISLANDER 40 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of ISLANDER 40. Built by Islander / Tradewind Yachts and designed by Doug Peterson, the boat was first built in 1979. It has a hull type of Fin w/spade rudder and LOA is 12.05. Its sail area/displacement ratio 17.83. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Pathfinder, runs on Diesel.

ISLANDER 40 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about ISLANDER 40 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:12.05 m / 39.53 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/spade rudder
S.A. (reported):68.19 m2 / 733.99 ft2
Draft (max):2.19 m / 7.19 ft
Displacement:7711 kg / 16999.82 lbs
Ballast:3493 kg / 7700.74 lbs
Construction:FG w/divinycell deck
Ballast Type:Lead
Designers:Doug Peterson
LWL:9.4 m / 30.84 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:29.25
Capsize Screening Formula:1.84

Rig And Sail Specs

I:16.15 m / 52.99 ft
S.A. Fore:14.48 m / 47.51 ft
E:3.81 m / 12.50 ft
S.A. Fore:40.62 m2 / 437.23 ft2
S.A. Main:27.58 m2 / 296.87 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)68.2 m2 / 734.10 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:132 L / 34.87 gals


Water:227 L / 59.97 gals


Builders:Islander / Tradewind Yachts
Designers:Doug Peterson


Who designed the ISLANDER 40?

ISLANDER 40 was designed by Doug Peterson.

Who builds ISLANDER 40?

ISLANDER 40 is built by Islander / Tradewind Yachts.

When was ISLANDER 40 first built?

ISLANDER 40 was first built in 1979.

How long is ISLANDER 40?

ISLANDER 40 is 9.4 m in length.

What is mast height on ISLANDER 40?

ISLANDER 40 has a mast height of 14.48 m.

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