OLSON 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 OLSON 40. Built by Pacific Boat Works and designed by George Olson, the boat was first built in 1982. It has a hull type of Fin w/spade rudder and LOA is 12.29. Its sail area/displacement ratio 24.34. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Yanmar, runs on Diesel.

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

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:12.29 m / 40.32 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/spade rudder
S.A. (reported):66.89 m2 / 720.00 ft2
Draft (max):1.98 m / 6.50 ft
Displacement:4695 kg / 10350.69 lbs
Ballast:2495 kg / 5500.53 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:1986
Designers:George Olson
LWL:10.97 m / 35.99 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:16.91
Capsize Screening Formula:2.08

Rig And Sail Specs

I:15.62 m / 51.25 ft
S.A. Fore:13.48 m / 44.23 ft
E:4.36 m / 14.30 ft
S.A. Fore:37.5 m2 / 403.65 ft2
S.A. Main:29.37 m2 / 316.14 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)66.86 m2 / 719.68 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank



Builders:Pacific Boat Works
Designers:George Olson


Who designed the OLSON 40?

OLSON 40 was designed by George Olson.

Who builds OLSON 40?

OLSON 40 is built by Pacific Boat Works.

When was OLSON 40 first built?

OLSON 40 was first built in 1982.

How long is OLSON 40?

OLSON 40 is 10.97 m in length.

What is mast height on OLSON 40?

OLSON 40 has a mast height of 13.48 m.

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