NORDIC 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 NORDIC 40. Built by Nordic Yachts and designed by Robert Perry, the boat was first built in 1982. It has a hull type of Fin with rudder on skeg and LOA is 12.1. Its sail area/displacement ratio 17.68. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Universal, runs on Diesel.

NORDIC 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 NORDIC 40 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:12.1 m / 39.70 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin with rudder on skeg
S.A. (reported):70.23 m2 / 755.95 ft2
Draft (max):1.98 m / 6.50 ft
Displacement:8165 kg / 18000.72 lbs
Ballast:3216 kg / 7090.06 lbs
Construction:FG single laminate
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:1991
Designers:Robert Perry
LWL:9.91 m / 32.51 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:27.98
Capsize Screening Formula:1.90

Rig And Sail Specs

I:16 m / 52.49 ft
S.A. Fore:14.63 m / 48.00 ft
E:4.27 m / 14.01 ft
S.A. Fore:39.02 m2 / 420.01 ft2
S.A. Main:31.22 m2 / 336.05 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)70.23 m2 / 755.95 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:208 L / 54.95 gals


Water:530 L / 140.01 gals


Builders:Nordic Yachts
Designers:Robert Perry


Who designed the NORDIC 40?

NORDIC 40 was designed by Robert Perry.

Who builds NORDIC 40?

NORDIC 40 is built by Nordic Yachts.

When was NORDIC 40 first built?

NORDIC 40 was first built in 1982.

How long is NORDIC 40?

NORDIC 40 is 9.91 m in length.

What is mast height on NORDIC 40?

NORDIC 40 has a mast height of 14.63 m.

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