PEARSON 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 PEARSON 40. Built by Pearson Yachts and designed by William Shaw, the boat was first built in 1979. It has a hull type of Keel/CB & spade rudder and LOA is 12.17. Its sail area/displacement ratio 16.04. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Westerbeke w/v-drive, runs on Diesel.

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

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:12.17 m / 39.93 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Keel/CB & spade rudder
S.A. (reported):74.6 m2 / 802.99 ft2
Draft (max):2.87 m / 9.42 ft
Displacement:10342 kg / 22800.18 lbs
Ballast:5534 kg / 12200.37 lbs
Last Built:1981
Designers:William Shaw
LWL:9.53 m / 31.27 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:36.02
Capsize Screening Formula:1.77

Rig And Sail Specs

I:16.15 m / 52.99 ft
S.A. Fore:14.33 m / 47.01 ft
E:4.57 m / 14.99 ft
S.A. Fore:41.85 m2 / 450.47 ft2
S.A. Main:32.75 m2 / 352.52 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)74.6 m2 / 802.99 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Make:Westerbeke w/v-drive
Fuel:174 L / 45.97 gals


Water:341 L / 90.08 gals


Builders:Pearson Yachts
Designers:William Shaw


Who designed the PEARSON 40?

PEARSON 40 was designed by William Shaw.

Who builds PEARSON 40?

PEARSON 40 is built by Pearson Yachts.

When was PEARSON 40 first built?

PEARSON 40 was first built in 1979.

How long is PEARSON 40?

PEARSON 40 is 9.53 m in length.

What is mast height on PEARSON 40?

PEARSON 40 has a mast height of 14.33 m.

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