monohull / fast cruising / open transom / with 2 or 3 cabins
Elf-1238 Uniworkboats SIA

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Characteristics

  • Number of hulls:

    monohull

  • Intended use:

    fast cruising

  • Deck layout:

    open transom

  • Below-deck configuration:

    with 2 or 3 cabins

  • Other characteristics:

    twin steering wheels, semi-custom, sail-drive

  • Length:

    12.2 m (40'00")

Description

40-ft
Elf-1238
This project, which is designed in the spirit of Open 40, to obtain the maximum speed for fast cruising sailing yacht.
LOA 12, 2 m,
Beam 3,8 m
Full Draft 2,7 m
Displacement 5800 kg (Max.Displ 6800 kg)
Bulbkeel 2700 kg
Up-Wind Sails 105 m2
Assymetrical Gennaker 130-150 m2
The hull as light as possible, the yacht is built on the basis of epoxy sandwich with PVC-foam (Corecell or Divinycell), followed postcuring in autoclave.
The hydrodynamics of the boat gives great opportunities during the beating, and at the same time allows for higher speeds at full backstay.
The yacht of unlimited navigation area, which can also participate in regattas with a handicap of any rank.
Although most lightweight (for cruising yachts) body structure is very strong boat with a large sail area.
The yacht has a large cockpit yachts for effective and sports work with sails
The yacht is designed for speeds of about 20 knots at full backstay, but it has a very sharp waterlines at the bow of the hull and deep high effective bulbkeel. Therefore, this yacht perfectly maneuvering against the wind..
The average relative width of the hull makes it possible to use one rudder. This project has effectiveness and deeply immersed rudder, the boat perfectly controlled at all courses.