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  1. CAL 40 Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudderRig Type: Masthead Sloop LOA: 39.33

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  2. Cal 40: The 1960s US classic that deserves restoration

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  4. World’s coolest yachts: Cal40

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  5. Cal 40 Sailboat values and recent boats for sale

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  6. Cal 40: A Speedy Bit of History

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  1. CAL 40

    The rig dimensions above are from the 1963 sail plan drawing. Current class rules (2005) allow a max of: I - 46.7'. J - 15.3'. P - 40.1'. E - 17.55'. The accolades for this particular boat are many. Certainly one of the most influential designs and successful racing boats ever. With 160 built, it was also a commercial success for Jensen Marine.

  2. Cal 40

    Thunderbird, a Cal 40 owned by IBM president T. Vincent Learson, took first in fleet over 167 boats in the 1966 Bermuda Race. Because this was the first computer-scored Bermuda Race, Learson got a lot of gaff about the IBM computer that had declared him the winner—and about beating out his boss. Thomas J. Watson, IBM's chairman of the board ...

  3. The Cult of the Cal 40: The Classic 1960s Ocean Racing Legend

    The Classic 1960s Ocean Racing Legend. The Cal 40 is a roughly 39-ft 4-in fiberglass production racing and cruising sailboat, of which about 155 were built in Costa Mesa, California, starting in 1963. The first mass-produced sailboat that was capable of sustained surfing on waves, the Cal 40 dominated ocean racing during the 1960s like no other design before or since.

  4. Cal 40

    Cal 40 is a 39′ 4″ / 12 m monohull sailboat designed by C. William Lapworth and built by Jensen Marine/Cal Boats between 1963 and 1971. ... The lower a boat's ratio is, the less power it takes to drive the boat to its nominal hull speed or beyond. Read more. Formula. D/L = (D ÷ 2240) ÷ (0.01 x LWL)³ D: Displacement of the boat in pounds ...

  5. Cal 40

    The Cal 40 is an American sailboat that was designed by Bill Lapworth as an offshore racer and first built in 1963. The boat became an acclaimed racer and was also a commercial success. Sailboatdata terms it, "one of the most influential designs and successful racing boats ever". Production ...

  6. Cal 40

    The Cal 40 is a 39.33ft masthead sloop designed by C. William Lapworth and built in fiberglass by Jensen Marine/Cal Boats between 1963 and 1971. 108 units have been built. The Cal 40 is a moderate weight sailboat which is a good performer. It is very stable / stiff and has an excellent righting capability if capsized. It is best suited as a ...

  7. Cal 40: A Speedy Bit of History

    The Cal 40 developed a reputation for being a fast, downwind sailing machine very early in its history. It's easy to see why. The first hull, Persephone, was an instant success, although the design was considered somewhat radical for offshore and long-distance racing. Her flat, dinghy-like bottom, fin keel, and high-aspect spade rudder, along ...

  8. Caliber 40

    The Caliber 40 is an American sailboat that was designed by Michael McCreary as a cruiser and first built in 1992. Production. The design was built by Caliber Yachts in the United States, starting in 1992, but it is now out of production. Design. The Caliber 40 is a ...

  9. Caliber 40 LRC

    Sailboats 36-40ft; used_sailboats; Caliber 40 LRC ... The Caliber 40 LRC has a projected cruising range of 1,484 miles when motoring at 7 knots with a Yanmar 50 diesel running at 2,500 rpm. George is tightlipped about information he considers proprietary—the company's gross sales, annual production, and number of employees or dealers, for ...

  10. Bluewater Sailboat

    A Cal 40 finished first out of 167 boats in the 1966 Bermuda Race and since proved to be a great bluewater sailboat

  11. World's coolest yachts: Cal40

    The Cal40 changed the design of offshore sailboats, like the '65 Mustang changed the design of cars, forever." Make sure you check out our full list of Coolest Yachts. Cal40 stats rating

  12. Caliber 40

    The Caliber 40 is a 40.92ft cutter designed by Michael McCreary and built in fiberglass by Caliber Yachts (USA) since 1992. The Caliber 40 is a moderate weight sailboat which is under powered. It is very stable / stiff and has a good righting capability if capsized. It is best suited as a bluewater cruising boat. The fuel capacity is average.

  13. Welcome to Cal40.com

    The Cal-40 has endured as an efficient and handsome design. This modest appearing design changed the direction of racing boat design forever." ~ Robert H. Perry Naval Architect [email protected]. Contact Information. Cal40.com [email protected] 99 S. Lake Avenue Pasadena, CA 91101

  14. The Cal 40 Used Boat Review

    The Cal 40 Used Boat Review. There may be no more than a handful of sailboats in recent history that can be called milestones in that they significantly influenced the way in which boats were designed, built and sailed. Without a doubt, the Cal 40 is one design that fits this elite group. Introduced in 1963, the Cal 40 was so successful ...

  15. Cal 40

    Sailboat data, rig dimensions and recommended sail areas for Cal 40 sailboat. Tech info about rigging, halyards, sheets, mainsail covers and more. Sailboat Data directory for over 8,000 sailboat designs and manufacturers. Direct access to halyards lengths, recommended sail areas, mainsail cover styles, standing rigging fittings, and lots more ...

  16. Caliber 40 lrc

    The Caliber 40 lrc is a 40.92ft cutter designed by Michael McCreary and built in fiberglass by Caliber Yachts (USA) since 1995. The Caliber 40 lrc is a moderate weight sailboat which is slightly under powered. It is very stable / stiff and has a good righting capability if capsized.

  17. SailboatData.com

    3. 181. SailboatData.com contains information on over 8900 production and semi-production sailboats dating back to the late 1800's.

  18. Bluewater Sailboat

    The Bluewater Sailboat Caliber is a modern two-cabin design with overall headroom of 6'2″. The interior arrangement is similar to that of the Passport 40, beginning with a big head and separate stall shower in the front. Aft, the master cabin contains a Pullman-style offset double to port with lockers and lots of storage to starboard.

  19. Caliber 40 Sail Data

    LOA 40.92', LOH 39.08', LWL 32.5', Beam 12.67', Draft 5.08', Ballast 9500 lbs, Disp 21600 lbs. Introduced in 1987. Complete Sail Plan Data for the Caliber 40 Sail Data. Sailrite offers free rig and sail dimensions with featured products and canvas kits that fit the boat.

  20. Cal 40 Sail Data

    Complete Sail Plan Data for the Cal 40 Sail Data. Sailrite offers free rig and sail dimensions with featured products and canvas kits that fit the boat. ... Sailboat Data ; Cal 40 Sail Data ; Cal 40 Sail Data. Pinit. SKU: X-SD-4614 . Quantity discounts available . Quantity Price; Quantity -+ Add to Cart . Details. Details. LWL 30'4" Beam 11 ...