Passport 40

The passport 40 is a 39.42ft masthead sloop designed by robert perry and built in fiberglass by passport yachts between 1980 and 1991., 148 units have been built..

The Passport 40 is a moderate weight sailboat which is slightly under powered. It is stable / stiff and has an excellent righting capability if capsized. It is best suited as a bluewater cruising boat. The fuel capacity is average. There is a good water supply range.

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Passport 40 Review w/John Kretschmer

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I'm looking for some feedback on this... We did a "Used Boat Notebook" video review with John on the Passport 40 (see below). Personally, I will listen to whatever Mr. Kretschmer has to say in regards to sailing, as his knowledge and experience is undeniably vast. Professionally, I think his delivery is great, and he is able to articulate his thoughts on camera - without a script - just like a pro. But that's me. I'd like to know what you think. Question is: Would you like to see more "Used Boat Notebook" (classic plastic) types of video boat reviews w/John K? And if so, any particular models? The idea John and I have had is to take 10-12 classic bluewater boats (most probably from his book), review them similarly to the Passport 40, and create a DVD. His publisher could even bundle the book and DVD together as an option. We think it's a good idea, but if there isn't going to be a market for it, we won't invest a lot of time and money in creating it. Thanks all!  

I thought it was a great vido. It would be nice if he gave you some recent sales data so you would have some idea of the cost to purchase one. Ed  

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Darren, It's great. You did a great job. - CD  

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Bravo, very well done !  

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Thanks for the video. It was great. I do have one comment. I wish he would go into the negatives/weaknesses of the boat: systems, poor stainless steel in most Taiwanese boats, leaking ports, etc. This would be helpful to understand the total cost of boat ownership if one buys used and it needs to be brought up to standards.  

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Awesome...exactly what I've been looking for in a video review: bluewater boats by a knowledgeable sailor w/ good camera work. Keep them coming! John mentioned that he was "continuing the series on great boats to sail the world". Are there more videos available? Some ideas to improve future videos: 1) Add a short segment that mentions the boat's specs (LWL, LOA, beam, displacement, keel type, rig type, etc.) 2) Add something about the market like availability and price ranges. 3) Don't forget the <$100k crowd. And finally, since you asked for it, here's a list of other reviews I'd personally like to see: 1) Baba 30/35/40 2) Westsail 28/32 3) Hans Christian 33t 4) Tayana 37 5) Southern Cross 31 6) Bill Garden 41's (Island Trader/CT/Hardin/etc.) 7) Anything by Bob Perry  

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I really enjoyed it. keep them coming  

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I don't own any of his books, but I have always enjoyed John's articles and respect his views. You guys all did a nice job on this video, too. Not to nitpick, but a video review like this would seem more comprehensive if it could also get a good look at the underbody of the boat while it was hauled out. I like to see and talk about the keel, skeg, rudder, strut, aperture, etc. I also like to see the entry at the bow, and the bustle at the stern, not just the topsides. It really wouldn't cost much to haul the boat and hang it in the slings for a half hour or so while you get some good footage. If that sort of cost is prohibitive, at a minimum it would be helpful to show some graphics that include the profile drawing of the hull, sail rig, etc, along with its critical dimensions. Better still if you could include some derived calculations, such as payload capability, theoretical hull speed, LPS, MC, CR, etc and compare those figures to some competitors. Additional info such as water and fuel tankage, battery bank, etc are always important to world cruisers, too. Those are just a few suggestions off the top of my head without giving it too much thought. I tend to gravitate toward hard data, so take my suggestions with a grain of salt.  

jrp I think your idea of discussing the shape of the underbody is a good idea. But numbers, numbers and more numbers will make a video long and boring. Those things can be put on paper or on a website as supplemental details. Keep the video to things visual, use a webpage to add to the info for those who want more details. Video is for SHOW & TELL.  

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I think this series is great! I agree with an earlier post that mentioning some negatives would be good. They all have negatives! Would love to see more reviews, although I wonder why... I've bought my boat, and unless something completely unexpected happens, it'll be my last...  

Moonfish said: Question is: Would you like to see more "Used Boat Notebook" (classic plastic) types of video boat reviews w/John K? And if so, any particular models? The idea John and I have had is to take 10-12 classic bluewater boats (most probably from his book), review them similarly to the Passport 40, and create a DVD. His publisher could even bundle the book and DVD together as an option. We think it's a good idea, but if there isn't going to be a market for it, we won't invest a lot of time and money in creating it. Thanks all! Click to expand...

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For what it was that was pretty damn good. I'd also like to see discussion on some of the problems that can be faced with a boat of this age. Old iron tanks can be a really nasty surprise in these older Taiwanese boats and while I too love the look and feel of a teak deck if that deck is near to needing replacement the buckazoids required are not small. Again with these older Taiwanese boats some of the orginal fittings were somewhat suspect but one would figure that by now they would have been replaced. For me therefore that is not so much of a problem. Pricing is something that would be very hard to assess. Within twelve months any price quoted, even as a guide, would be way out of date. Leaving price out of it is I reckon a good move. For what it was ? Length determines amount of detail. I'd be happier to see it twice as long with more detail but that is after all a commercial decision but me i'd be happy to pay more and get that detail. Good job overall though and a great concept. It's amazing in this day and age that no one thought of this before now. Other boats ? Where to start. I'd like to see the Norseman 447 by Bob Perry, Valiants Passports and Tayanas go without saying I guess, some of Ted Brewers would be good both his more traditional designs as well as his pilot houses and also some of the less well known designs such as the Fraser 41 that is a really viable alternative to the Passport but for less money. Then of course there are the Europeans. Hallberg Rassey, Najad and Nauticat would be of interest but what of the 90s era Beneteaus and the like ?  

Moonfish, Very interesting and well-done video. Although it runs 10 minutes we didn't get to see and discuss the underbody. Cons and Pros are always interesting. Prices and availability will, unfortunately, date the review. Great start! Personally I'll like to see a Gozzard reviewed.  

Thank you to everyone who responded! It sounds like we might be on the right track, at least in terms of interest. I'll address some of your ideas, and see where it leads... 1. Negatives - I agree, especially if there are any glaring deficencies. Although as much as John was waxing poetically about the Passport 40, I'm not sure if there really are any for that boat! A few people mentioned the ills normally associated with Taiwan-built boats. Not all boats built there had those problems. Granted, the boat we were on was an '86 and she was in perfect shape, but there weren't any tell-tale signs of water intrusion, soft spots, loose stanchions, no black iron tanks or the like. However, if we do more of these and we're on a CT or Formosa for example that does have a history of certain problems, we will point them out. And that goes for sailing characteristics, too. 2. Prices - A few people touched on that. It would be dating the information, and we would want a decent shelf life for the review. 3. Specifications - Yes, I think it would be good to include at least basic specs and some line drawings/graphics. Xort said it best, though, a video is SHOW & TELL. Too many numbers and stats would bog something like this down. My inspiration (other than I just want to go on as many boats as I possibly can!) was that we can find just about anything online about most of these boats - statistcal data, etc. - but we really can't get "a feel" for what they're like. My own experience is that I may think I have found a particular boat I'd like, then when I am aboard I know it's not quite like it appeared in the broker's pictures, or that it sails like a pig. I'm hoping this can be a resource that keeps someone from flying 1,000 miles to look at a boat in person and be disappointed... (yes, personal experience). 4. More videos? I hope so! We had John say "...our continuing series..." in case we do more. And we'd like to, it's just finding the time (he is SUPER busy and I already have more than enough to do) and the money (travel expenses, time is money, etc.). But, when John gets back from Bequia we'll chat about the things you all have said, including the enthusiastic response to the idea in general. 5. Other boats - Good suggestions. We'll keep the list. We'll probably start with boats that are in one of his Used Boat Notebooks, though, so that the video acts as a supplement to the more detailed written piece. I'm actually envisioning a couple of DVDs, in two volumes to go along with both books. But from there, I can see a DVD on liveaboard or coastal cruising boats, maybe one on more "custom" boats, too... Thanks again. We'll keep you posted on what we come up with.  

That was great! I would love to see more. Greg  

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John's great at this I've seen at least one of his Lats&Atts TV reviews (I think it was a Hunter). He has a natural gift for delivering this message. This is a great idea, and if John can devote the time I think you have the potential for a great product. I do agree that you guys need to guard against these reviews turning into infomercials. It's easy to say good things about the Passport 40, but obviously there are plenty of negative things to say about plenty of Classic Plastics. I'm still waiting for the day to read a review of someone who says, "stay away from this boat." Bob Perry is the only public reviewer I'm aware of who actually says negative stuff about boats. Anyway, as I said, John has a knack for this, and after you do a review series, think about doing a cruising series. Not reviewing boats, but about making the trips. If he's not already, John should take footage of his various trips with paying customers. That would make an awesome DVD -- getting ready to make your first offshore passage, sailing transatlantic, crossing the Gulf Stream, cruising to the Bahamas, etc. I know others have made videos like this, but IMHO, John would do it better. By the way, when you talk to him next, say hi for me, and I hope Quetzel is doing well with her new rig. His tagline is so perfect for him -- never lost, just hard to find. That guy has more going on at any given moment than anyone I know. He's one of the few people I know that makes me look idle! Good luck, and I look forward to buying your DVDs.  

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As an owner of a Passport 40, I have to say that I do like his choice of first boat to review. HOWEVER, he needs to make sure that people understand that their can be radical differences in different models of the same boat. The Passport 40, for example, was a semi-custom boat fit for each owner. Ours is quite a bit different from the one he reviewed. Some differences? Our V-Berth is pretty much the same, but in the main cabin - we do not have a wraparound settee. Instead, we have a much larger table, and the engine is under that. You want good engine access? You can pull the sides off all the way around, lift up the top, and you just have a skeleton frame around the whole engine. It's incredible! What else... our nav station faces aft and doesn't have a dedicated seat. As a result, we can use the starboard side seating as a full lee berth - we put a lee cloth in and it works great. Moving farther aft, the aft stateroom has a day head - both a Crittenden head and a sink. We've removed the head since our kids use the room and need the storage, but it would make an awesome underway head. Further aft... most Passport owners put heavy duty inserts, factory built, to connect the side seating in the cockpit to the aft area. This way, you can completely stretch out in the cockpit. I'm 6'2" and there is room past my feet for people to sit. From a sail rig perspective, the Passport 40 was built to have an inner forestay. Our version doesn't have it, but over 50% of Passport 40's are "cutter" rigged. I put cutter in quotes since the measurements aren't quite spot-on for making it a cutter. Another radical difference in Passport 40's is the forward configuration. While we have the V-berth, there is a pullman berth version with the head forward. I'm not stating all of this to specifically address the Passport 40 review, but rather to illustrate how different the same boat can be. I think it's important for people looking to purchase one to know. At least make a mention at the start of a review for a semi-custom boat that it IS a semi-custom boat, and the layouts can differ radically. You might also consider using Sailnet or other resources to ask current owners some of the good and bad about a boat. I'm sure that people would love to hear what actual owners have to say. Overall, though, that's one beautiful review!  

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Bluewater Sailboat – Passport 40

The Bluewater Sailboat Passport 40 is part of the first generation of performance cruisers, which its designer, Robert Perry, is widely credited for pioneering with his breakthrough Valiant 40. The Passport 40 shares an underbody with the Valiant, but the most noticeable difference at first appearance is the use of a transom rather than Perry’s traditional double-ended stern.

The Passport 40, introduced in 1980, has become one of Perry’s most successful 40-footers. It’s no surprise, given their rational interiors, quality Taiwanese construction, and sailing characteristics rated as nimble, quick, and sea-friendly.

Passport 40

  • LOA: 39′ 5″
  • LWL: 33′ 5″
  • Beam: 12′ 4″
  • Draft, standard: 5′ 9″
  • Draft, shoal: 5′ 3″
  • Ballast: 8,500 lbs.
  • Displacement: 22,771 lbs.
  • Sail Area: 931 sq. ft.
  • Fuel: 128 US Gal.
  • Water: 135 US Gal.
  • Designer: Robert H. Perry (Design #112)
  • Year Introduced: 1980
  • Year Ended: 1991
  • Builder: King Dragon, Taiwa

The Passport 40 project began in 1978, when Wendell Renken of Passport Yachts wrote to Perry from Taiwan, seeking a design for a 40-footer. According to Perry, the request was for an interior design based on his prior work on the Freeport 36 with Islander Yachts. It’s worth noting that Perry accepted the contract by demanding a large upfront price rather than the standard designer’s fee and commission agreement, despite the dubious nature of the letter’s letterhead, “Yacht Builders, Frozen Foods, and Eel Farms.”

The fee was not a barrier, and the boat was duly written and built by Taiwan’s King Dragon boatyard. After all, it was the boom years for Taiwanese boatbuilding, with exchange rates and low-cost but high-quality craftsmanship favoring the exchange. The Passport 40 was developed in 1980 and produced for over a decade until 1991, with a total of 148 boats manufactured before the design was altered into the Passport 41, which added a foot and incorporated a reverse transom and swim platform. The design was subsequently reworked into the Passport 43, which had the stern extended even further and five extra feet added to the rig, which had been reduced to two spreaders. A total of 163 boats were produced, including the Passport 41 and Passport 43. 

The Passport 40’s hull, like most GRP boats manufactured in Taiwan at the time, was sturdy and heavy, with a lot of polyester resin and glass. Renkin, in particular, had the hull made thicker than Perry’s design spec, claiming that consumers preferred the robustness.

The ballast was made of iron that was encased in GRP. Decks were initially cored in marine ply with resin barriers to reduce rot damage caused by leaks. Later, the boats used Airex foam coring. The hull-to-deck junction is bonded and through-bolted on an inward flange on the raised bulwark, and the stanchions are mounted on a steel strip buried in the bulwark. This strip has become more difficult to repair over time. The mast on most boats is keel stepped. Internal furniture and bulkheads are fiberglassed into the hull. 

Perry has designed some excellent boats in his career, and the Passport 40 joins the Valiant 40 and the Baba 40 as his most popular in the 40-foot category, so it’s worth noting that all three share the fundamental hull lines pioneered by the Valiant 40. Perry deviates from his regular formula of the time by using a standard transom instead of his usual canoe stern.

The sheerline line is elegant and sweeping. A cruising fin keel drawing 5′ 9″ below the waterline “and a skeg-hung rudder, with profiles comparable to the Valiant 40. There is a shoal draught option that produces a useful 5′ 3” draught “.

Passport 40s came equipped with a sloop rig, but practically all sailboats have been fitted with an inner stay, usually of the removable variety, providing a double headsail cutter style rig better suited for crossing oceans. According to John Kretschmer in Sailing Magazine, the initial design goal was to allow the boat to be sailed alone with a single mainsail.

Above deck, the Passport 40 boasts a well-designed cockpit for seagoing action, with capacity for up to four people and teak-trimmed coaming, huge cockpit drains, and lots of cockpit store space. To facilitate single-handing, all sail control lines are fed back into the cockpit, and the main winches are within easy reach of the helm.

The side decks are relatively broad, and there is a molded-in bulwark that provides a secure feeling when moving to the foredeck. There’s a lot of teak, from the caprail to the handrails to the eyebrows on the coachroof. There’s a lot of teaks, from the caprail to the handrails to the eyebrows on the coachroof. Deck fittings are typically robust and of high quality; the original boat came with a single bow roller as standard, but many have upgraded to double rollers and an electric windlass.

The interior design is pretty stunning down below. The teak joinery is excellent, albeit the sheer amount of teak may be too dark for some. Most Passport 40 interiors are stated to be semi-custom, so expect some variety here; around half of the boats were arranged with a pullman bunk forward with a head at the forepeak and the other half with a standard v-berth layout. The pullman berth layout is more practical because the berth at the forepeak is more comfortable and doesn’t mind getting seaspray from an open forward hatch. In the starboard aft cabin, all boats include a seagoing quarter sleeper that sleeps two.

The huge U-shaped  Sailboats Galley  to port dominates the main saloon space. It’s practical, with plenty of pantry space, huge refrigerated bins, and twin sinks near the boat’s centerline. The starboard nav station differs between boats and might be positioned facing forward, aft, or outwards.

Further forward in the living area, there is a wide L-shaped sofa (U-shaped on some) encircling a large teak table to port and a single settee opposite, with lots of storage behind the settees.

The engine is positioned beneath the saloon table and is easily accessible. Owners have stated that the engine removal and replacement of the Passport 40 is exceptionally simple.


The Passport 40 possesses all of the sailing attributes of an excellent passagemaker. They are superbly balanced, quick, and seakindly with a smooth effortless motion, preserving crew energies. They operate admirably in light winds and really come to life when the wind gets up, particularly on the beam. Downwind, they track well enough for speed enthusiasts to fly spinnakers under self-steering with ease. In the trades, you may expect to average 130-140 miles per day, but with good winds and 24/7 hand steering, we’ve heard of numbers as high as 190, even 200 miles per day.

Quick Notes

Since its release, the Passport 40 has kept its value well, owing to its original build quality and owner appeal. Many of the boats on the market have been carefully maintained. Having said that, there are some standard items to look for on the Passport 40:

  • The screws that hold most teak decks together are frequently a cause of leaks and deck rot.
  • Standing rigging should be inspected and, if necessary, replaced.
  • The original stainless steel chainplates were of poor quality and prone to leaks; they were thoroughly inspected for leaks and signs of corrosion.
  • The fuel tanks are made of black iron, which has been a weakness on other boats; however, in the case of the Passport 40, they have been glassed over on the outside to assist prevent corrosion from the outside. In any case, they are worth investigating. Later variants used alumimum tanks.

Mild steel has been reported to have been used in the rudder cage as well as the mast step, and both have been causes of corrosion; inspect carefully.

Look for signs of creep and movement in the joinery; this has been a concern on a few boats. The general belief is that this is caused by Bluewater Sailboats that have had their rigging tightened in the past.

If you are interested in learning more about the specifications and details of a sailboat, we recommend visiting the page Sailboat data . This page provides comprehensive information and is an excellent resource for anyone seeking detailed information about sailboats.

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The Passport 40 Sailboat Specs & Key Performance Indicators

The Passport 40, a masthead sloop, was designed by Bob Perry and built in Taiwan by Passport Yachts.

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Published Specification for the Passport 40

Underwater Profile:  Fin keel and skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:  GRP (fiberglass)

Length Overall:  40'8" (12.4m)

Waterline Length:  33'8" (10.2m)

Beam:  12'8" (3.86m)

Draft:  5'9" (1.75m)

Rig Type:  Masthead Sloop

Displacement:  22,771lb (10,329kg)

Designer:  Bob Perry

Builder:  Passport Yachts Inc (Taiwan)

Year First Built:  1980

Year Last Built:  1991

Number Built:  148

Published Design Ratios for the Passport 40

1. Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:  15.2

2. Ballast/Displacement Ratio:  37.3

3. Displacement/Length Ratio:  272

4. Comfort Ratio:  34.0

5. Capsize Screening Formula:   1.8

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Summary Analysis of the Design Ratios for the Passport 40

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1. A Sail Area/Displacement Ratio of 15.2 suggests that the Passport 40 will need a stiff breeze to get her going. In light conditions, unless you've got plenty of time on your hands, motor-sailing may be the way to go.

2. A Ballast/Displacement Ratio of 37.3 means that the Passport 40 will have a tendency to heel excessively in a gust, and she'll need to be reefed early to keep her sailing upright in a moderate breeze. 

3. A Displacement/Length Ratio of 272, tells us the Passport 40 is a moderate displacement cruiser, which means she'll carry all your cruising gear without it having a dramatic effect on her performance. Most of today's sailboats intended for offshore cruising fall into this displacement category.

4. Ted Brewer's Comfort Ratio of 34.0 suggests that crew comfort of a Passport 40 in a seaway is similar to what you would associate with the motion of a moderate bluewater cruising boat - a predictable and acceptable motion for most seasoned sailors.

5. The Capsize Screening Formula (CSF) of 18.0 tells us that a Passport 40 would be a safer choice of sailboat for an ocean passage than one with a CSF of more than 2.0. 

Any Questions?

What other versions of the Passport 40 were built?

The first Passport 40 was launched in 1980 and 148 of them were built until 1991, when the design changed to the Passport 41 with a reverse transom and swim platform that added a foot to the length. Later, the Passport 43 came out with a longer stern and a taller rig with two spreaders. The total number of boats in this series was 163, including both the Passport 41 and Passport 43.

What is the accommodation like in the Passport 40?

The Passport 40 has a sensible interior layout with a spacious V-berth forward, followed by a head with separate shower stall to port and a hanging locker to starboard. The main saloon has a U-shaped settee to port that converts to a double berth, and a straight settee to starboard. There is a large drop-leaf table on the centerline that can seat six comfortably. The galley is aft to port, with ample counter space, a double sink, a three-burner stove with oven, and a large top-loading refrigerator/freezer. Opposite the galley is a forward-facing navigation station with a large chart table and an electrical panel. Aft of the nav station is a quarter berth that can sleep two. The interior is finished in teak with solid teak trim and cabinetry, giving it a warm and classic feel.

What, if any, alternative accommodation layout versions are available for the Passport 40?

There are some variations in the interior layout of the Passport 40, depending on the year of production and the owner's preferences. Some boats have a Pullman berth instead of a V-berth forward, or an aft cabin instead of a quarter berth. Some boats have more or less storage space, or different arrangements of cabinets and lockers. Some boats have a second head aft, or a larger galley or nav station.

What sail plan and rigging options are available for the Passport 40?

The Passport 40 has a masthead sloop rig with a single spreader aluminium mast and boom. The sail area is 70.8 m², divided between a mainsail with two or three reef points and a roller-furling genoa. Some boats have a cutter rig with an inner forestay and staysail, or a ketch rig with a mizzen mast and sail. 

What is the Passport 40 like to sail?

The Passport 40 is a well-regarded boat for long-distance sailing and bluewater cruising. It has a harmonious design, a swift speed, and a gentle motion that does not tire the crew. They perform quite well in light winds but really come to life when the weather picks up, especially on the beam. They are easy to handle by one or two people, with all lines led aft to the cockpit and self-tailing winches. They track well and have good directional stability, thanks to their long waterline and skeg-hung rudder.

What is the average cost of a secondhand Passport 40?

The average cost of a secondhand Passport 40 varies depending on the year, condition, equipment, and location of the boat. According to , as of July 2023, there are 10 Passport 40s for sale in different parts of the world, ranging from $79,253 USD to $174,995 USD.

Is this boatbuilder still in business?

Yes, Passport Yachts is still in business as of July 2023. The company was founded in 1978 by Wendell Renken in Taiwan, and later moved its headquarters to Annapolis, Maryland in 1984. The company specializes in building semi-custom and custom cruising sailboats, ranging from 40 to 62 feet in length. The current models include the Passport Vista series, the Passport 545, and the Passport 615.

What other sailboats have been created by this designer?

The designer of the Passport 40 is Robert Perry, a renowned naval architect who has created many successful and influential sailboats in his career. Some of his other designs include the Valiant 40, the Baba 40, the Tayana 37, the Nordic 40, the Islander Freeport 36, the Norseman 447, the Saga 43, and the Hylas 54.

The above answers were drafted by using GPT-4 (OpenAI’s large-scale language-generation model) as a research assistant to develop source material; to the best of our knowledge,  we believe them to be accurate.

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First impressions The Passport 40 is a handsome boat. I remember spotting an early model in the St. Martin lagoon almost 20 years ago. I hopped in the dinghy and rowed over and introduced myself. I just had to find out what kind of boat it was. The bow rakes gently aft and the reverse transom is broad-there is nothing harsh about Perry's lines. The beam is a moderate 12 feet, 8 inches. The coachroof extends well forward, in fact the foredeck is quite small, making it tough to stow a hard dinghy. The portlights are distinctive with two smaller bronze ports framing a longer one amidships. Below the waterline a relatively deep forefoot trails into a powerful fin keel. As mentioned earlier, the rudder is skeg hung. I know this hull shape is outdated but I have logged thousands of offshore miles with this type of keel and rudder arrangement and I have great confidence in it. Two keels were available, the standard draft is 5 feet, 9 inches while the shoal model slices all of 6 inches off the bottom of the keel. A sloop rig was standard, although almost all boats have been fitted with a staysail stay, usually the removable type. Part of the original design objective was to allow the boat to be sailed under main alone and be easily sailed singlehanded. Total working sail area is 771 square feet.

Construction The hull is solid fiberglass, heavily layed up with layers of 24-ounce roving, 1.5-ounce mat and polyester resin. The Passport 40 predated the switch to blister preventing vinylester resins yet blisters do not seem to be much of a problem, even with boats that have toiled for years in the tropics. A look below the teak-and-holly cabin sole reveals stout transverse floors. The hull is further stiffened with longitudinal stringers. The iron ballast is encapsulated in the keel cavity. Lead would have been better but most Taiwan boats of this period used iron because it was more widely available and much cheaper. Early boats had marine plywood cored decks. The plywood was cut into small sections and infused with resin around the edges. Later boats were cored with Airex foam. Most of the boats have or at least had teak side decks, which were a thick, five-eighths inch and applied with a lot of Thiokol. They're not the usual problem they are on other boats of this vintage. Some boats, especially later models, came with molded nonskid. The hull-and-deck joint is through-bolted on an inward flange and incorporates a raised bulwark. Bulkheads and furniture facings are securely fiberglassed to the hull. There is a lot of external teak besides the side decks, including handrails, eyebrows on the coachroof, and a lovely caprail. Also, the teak joinerwork below is exceptional.

What to look for The prime reason the Passport 40 has held its value so well over the years is that it has aged very well. Another factor cannot be ignored. The Passport 40 has never been a cheap boat and in most cases owner's have been able to afford the required maintenance and often lavished their boats with care. There are, however, a few specific items to watch for. Teak decks are a mixed blessing. They look great and provide terrific nonskid when wet, but they are also a maintenance issue and a potential source of leaks from the myriad of fasteners that hold them in place. Be sure to have the decks carefully inspected although old Passport 40s rarely if ever turn up with delaminated subdecks. Another area to check is the chainplates. A recent sale of an older 40 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, revealed badly corroded chainplates during the survey. The chainplate covers are easily removed from the deck, and this is the first place to look. If the caulking is old or missing, probe the area further from down below. Like all boats more than 10 years old, the standing rigging should be carefully inspected, and if original, it should be replaced before heading offshore. The fuel tanks on early boats were made of black iron and were usually glassed over, which in theory stopped them from rusting from the outside in. Later boats had aluminum tanks. The brightwork is a big job on a Passport 40 but it is also a big part of why the boat looks smart when all trimmed out. A boat whose brightwork has been let go might save you a few shekels, and although it's not expensive to bring the wood back into shape, don't underestimate the time and work required to prep teak and meticulously apply multiple layers of varnish.

On deck The Passport 40 has a near ideal seagoing cockpit. It is comfortable for three or four people with wide seats and angled coamings that are nicely trimmed in teak. There is a stout bridgedeck and large drains should an errant wave or two crash aboard. There is a large locker to port. The standard 36-inch Epson destroyer wheel seems a bit undersized and the boat I examined in Palm Beach had a larger, teak-rimmed wheel that was lovely. Individual engine controls require reaching through the wheel to manipulate, I'd prefer a single-lever control on the pedestal base. The primary winches are positioned fairly far aft, allowing the helmsman to trim the headsail without leaving the wheel. All other sail controls are led aft through a beefy coaming that provides a perfect base for the cockpit dodger. The mainsheet and traveler are just forward of the coaming, clearing space in the cockpit but still rigged far enough aft on the boom to provide good purchase. The side decks are fairly wide and the molded bulwark lends security when going forward. The stanchion bases are vertically mounted for strength and overall the deck fittings are robust and top quality. I like the bronze fairleads that are fitted through the bulwark and caprail; they're handsome and practical. The mooring cleats are huge at 10 inches. Deck hatches were originally Atkins and Hoyle, later in the production run they were replaced by Lewmar hatches. A husky stainless steel stemhead fitting with a single anchor roller was standard along with a manual windlass. Many owners opted for the double roller and most boats will have upgraded to an electric windlass by now.

Down below The interior of the Passport 40 is simply lovely. The woodwork is superb, from the solid teak staving on the bulkheads to the rounded joints fashioned into handholds in the galley and nav station. Remember, the rich teak finish coated with many layers of satin varnish makes for a fairly dark interior, however. It is hard to generalize about the interior plan as each boat was more or less custom built. According to Wagner, about half of the Passport 40s came with a head-forward layout followed by a Pullman berth. The other half featured a traditional V-berth, followed by a head with a separate shower. Owners seem to favor the head-forward plan as it allows the forward hatch to be left open longer (a little spray in the head is no big deal, a little spray in your bunk is not nice) and pushes the bunk aft a bit, which is always more comfortable when sleeping under way. The saloon has either a U-shaped or L-shaped settee draped around a lovely teak table. Some boats mount the table along the partial bulkhead dividing the galley, allowing it to fold up, creating a roomier saloon. There are lockers and bookshelves above and outboard of the settees. Thick, four-inch cushions were standard. The nav stations vary, usually they're opposite the galley to starboard and can be forward, aft or outboard facing. All boats feature a double quarter cabin aft. The large galley invariably includes two deep stainless sinks, a very well-insulated top loading icebox/refrigeration and a propane stove and oven.

Engine The old reliable Perkins 4108 diesel was the original engine and you will still find them on some Passport 40s. Boats with the U-shaped settees usually feature the Perkins due to the clearance beneath the table, while boats with the L-shaped settee had Yammers, which were used on later boats. Either way access is terrific, and good access almost always translates into better maintenance. Parts are still widely available for the 4108 and it is an easy engine to work on. With that said, a boat with a quieter, more efficient Yammer would be preferred. The fuel tanks were originally black iron encased in fiberglass to prevent corrosion with a total capacity of 105 gallons. A three-bladed prop was standard but most boats on the market seem to have upgraded to a feathering propeller. According to several owners, performance under power is more than adequate, with 1,800 to 2,000 RPMs on the 4108 translating into 5 to 6 knots depending on conditions.

Under way The sweet sailing characteristics of the Passport 40 just may be its most endearing feature. Almost all owners boast how well the boat handles. Words like "predictable," "swift" and "nimble" dominate their comments. Fast passages are de rigueur for Passport 40 sailors. They also speak highly of the soft ride, and as my readers know, I am always extolling the merits of an easy motion at sea. The less the boat works, the less the crew works, and the more enjoyable the passage. Specifically, the Passport 40 sailplan allows it to make way in light going, but it really thrives when the wind perks up. Most owners report reefing the main at around 20 knots and others talk about the nice balance when the staysail is in use. The boat does not make much leeway and easing the traveler usually eliminates weather helm. For a cruising boat the Passport 40 is reasonable close winded. When conditions turn nasty, it is nice to be able to drop or roll in the headsail, set the staysail and carry on with a deeply reefed main. One owner noted how he skirted deadly Hurricane Mitch offshore and came through unscathed.

Conclusion The Passport 40 is a world class cruising boat, equal parts rugged voyager and elegant yacht. It is a boat that you can be proud of and one that can carry you to any corner of the globe. Now that the price compares with a new 35-foot production boat, it's even affordable. It was worth the wait.

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Passport 40

  • By Jeremy McGeary
  • Updated: April 26, 2011

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No list of well-endowed cruising boats would be complete without including a design from Robert H. Perry. He’s given us many from which to choose, and the Passport 40 makes a fine example. I like Perry’s generous keels and robust skeg-hung rudders, and he certainly has an eye for a sweet line and a sweet-sailing hull. Passport Yachts has spent three decades building a reputation for solid boats, and it’s still doing just that. You can’t say that about many companies that were building boats in Taiwan in the 1970s and 1980s.

The Passport 40 has a very standard layout, which works fine for me. I’d probably use the forward cabin, with its forward-facing double berth in port and avail myself of either of the saloon settees for a sea berth while under way. The L-shaped dining area has a couple of corners to tuck into, and the galley looks like it has plenty of brace points and will work at sea. I think I might’ve given up a little in the accommodations to gain enough length in the cockpit for stretching out on the seats. And I think I might’ve scooched all the saloon furniture toward the centerline to get more stowage around the periphery behind and under the settees, but this boat came at the dawn of the age of open space, so this is what you have to work with. It’s difficult with any Passport to say I like this or I don’t like that about the layout, because they’re all somewhat different.

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PASSPORT 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 PASSPORT 40. Built by Passport Yachts and designed by Robert Perry, the boat was first built in 1980. It has a hull type of Fin with rudder on skeg and LOA is 12.02. Its sail area/displacement ratio 15.24. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Perkins, runs on Diesel.

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

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Boat specifications, sail boat calculation, rig and sail specs, auxillary power tank, accomodations, contributions, who designed the passport 40.

PASSPORT 40 was designed by Robert Perry.

Who builds PASSPORT 40?

PASSPORT 40 is built by Passport Yachts.

When was PASSPORT 40 first built?

PASSPORT 40 was first built in 1980.

How long is PASSPORT 40?

PASSPORT 40 is 10.19 m in length.

What is mast height on PASSPORT 40?

PASSPORT 40 has a mast height of 13.98 m.

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Passport 40 Sailboat For Sale in San Diego ::: Just in from the south seas by way of Hawaii this Bob Perry 40' Passport is as clean as they come.

If you want to travel the world, you'd better have a Passport! In this case, we're talking about the Passport 40 currently berthed at Harbor Island West in San Diego. This beauty is feeling cramped in her slip and is ready to stretch her legs again. Unlike many San Diego boats, she is not a dock princess. She has just returned from adventures in the South Pacific after being extensively upgraded by her current and loving owners. There is no "form over function" about her either. In fact, she is not only cosmetically in amazing condition but most of her most important elements have already been done for you. 

"But how much is it going to cost to get the boat ready for blue water cruising?" -  The answer is very little at this point. Luckily for you, her current owners have taken care of almost everything you'd need to think about to make a passage. Not only have they already installed these things on the boat, but they've already tested it out on a cruise for you. 

  • Solar Power?  CHECK
  • Water Maker? CHECK
  • Chainplates?  CHECK
  • Newer Sails?  CHECK
  • Wind Vane? CHECK

With her modified fin keel and skeg hung rudder Bella Nave is ready for her next adventure. Outfitted with a Monitor wind vane, Spectra water maker and 560 watts of solar panels for starters, 4 year old Carol Hasse - Port Townsend sails, Iverson's Design Custom dodger and bimini and a Perkins 4-108 diesel you will find all in good order.

Chainplates have been replaced within the last 4 years and rigging inspected 2 years ago. You will NOT need to spend thousands of dollars getting underway to enjoy this renown blue water cruiser. 

We Respect Your Time!  Please Contact  Ian Bossenger  to schedule your viewing to ensure availability. 

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Two large forward opening deck hatches and two additional opening hatches, 4 electric fans, 10 opening portlights (all re-bedded) allow for cross ventilation. The Dickinson Antarctic diesel heater located at the base of the companionway will keep the whole boat warm. Solid teak joinery, solid teak cabin doors with hand carved scene carved into door leading to the forward berth. Louvered locker doors to all lockers provide for well ventilated storage, all lockers serviced by "dri-deck", again ensuring for additional ventilation.  1/2" laid teak and holly cabin sole. Overhead paneled with new painted white wood strip headliner . All cushions have had the foam replaced with closed cell foam. 

The L-shaped dinette with a large fold-up teak table provides excellent access around the dinette when entertaining your guests. There is storage behind the settees as well as bookshelves and cabinets outboard of the settees. The dinette table can be totally removed to allow for amazing access to the diesel engine. Opposite the dinette is a settee (starboard). Lee-cloths make it a safe sea berth.

A large forward stateroom features a double Pullman berth to port with custom mattress and an electric fan. Large drawers and lockers are built in below the berth. Opposite the berth are hanging lockers and bureau with a mirror above it. The cabin is served by the head forward of the cabin. 

The aft quarter berth is to starboard, is ideal as a sea berth when cruising. It features plenty of storage. 

With the U-shaped galley you are safe and secure at sea. The divided refrigerator and freezer (additional insulation installed) with double door top loading and front assess makes for a very practical work area.  

  • Weems and Plath Barometer
  • Visio Flat Screen TV
  • Yamaha ATS-10.30 Bluetooth Speakers
  • Iridium GO and external internet antenna
  • Coast Marine WIFI booster with external antenna
  • Spectra VT200 8 gal/hr water maker (Low power consumption can be run on batteries, solar or wind power)
  • Dickerson "Carribean" 2 burner stove with oven (4 years old), Marinetics LP (fuse protected) on/off switch.
  • Danfoss BD35F 101Z variable speed compressor/ cold machine 
  • Top and front loading refrigerator/freezer, new insulation added
  • Engel AC/DC freezer (on slides) mounted beneath navigation table
  • Heart Systems Tank Tender (at navigation station)
  • Twin deep stainless steel sinks, pressurized hot and cold water (new sink drains)
  • New 6 gal hot water heater
  • Foot pump for both fresh and raw water
  • Hand spray nozzel (useful for rinsing!)
  • Bronze fitting for water maker sample tube
  • LPG system - 5# tanks (2) in port lazarette, one butane, one propane.
  • MAGMA BBQ on stern rail


  • Garmin VHF with AIS (receive only)
  • Raytheon Pathfinder SL70 radar with 7" display (on coachroof in cockpit)
  • Garmin GPS MAP741XS with AIS (at helm)
  • Furuno GPS Navigator GP-31 (at navigation station)
  • Garmin multi-displays x2 (at helm)
  • Garmin Autopilot
  • Richie Powerdamp compass
  • 560 watt solar panels (4 panels)
  • House batteries, Trojan 6v (2 yrs old) 4, T-125 Deep-Cycle Flooded
  • Start battery - Trojan Group 27 (2 yrs old)
  • Automatic Charging Relay -  combines batteries during charging, and isolates them when charging has stopped and after battery voltage has fallen. An ACR is intended to keep a load from discharging both of the batteries.
  • High output alternator
  • Go Power IC 2000, 2000 watt inverter with 30 amp Go Power PWN (Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) technology) solar controller, 100 amp charger
  • Rotary battery switch
  • 125 volt, 30 amp shore power
  • GFCI protected outlets (one in the head, one in the galley), outlets throughout the boat.
  •  4 year old Carol Hasse - Port Townsend sails
  • Main  - Carol Hasse (with 2 deep reef points customized specifically for the Passport 40')
  • 135% Jib - Carol Hasse
  • 80% jib, storm jib (bends over furled head sail, inspected and "like new"), storm tri-sail on track (main storm sail (inspected and "like new")
  • Asymmetrical spinnaker with sock (Red/Yellow)
  • Profurl headsail furling system
  • Custom Iverson canvas - dodger with spectra windows, bimini and custom "wings" (weather cloth to add protection to cockpit occupants)
  • Lewmar 48 self tailing primaries (x2) on cockpit coaming
  • Lewmar 40 self tailing winch on coachroof
  • Lewmar 40 and Lewmar 16 on side of mast, Lewmar 16 mounted on boom
  • Rope clutches (x2 banks)
  • Harken traveller (new)
  • Harken blocks
  • Selden "boomkicker" rigid vang
  • Nilsson electric windlass, 12 volt (rebuilt)
  • Rocna 25kg primary anchor, 250' 3/8" 3B galvanized chain, 200' 3/8" rode
  • Danforth 22-S secondary (stern) anchor, 25' 5/16" chain, 75' 7/16" rode
  • Saltwater washdown at windlass
  • Pre-wired for wind turbine (wiring dead ends in hanging locker and at solar panel, not connected or energized)

Engines and Associated

  • Perkins 4-108 51 hp diesel
  • Fresh water cooled
  • Port lazaret fuel tank replaced with custom bladder bedded in foam to support shape - 34 gal
  • Starboard fuel tank flushed and cleaned out - 44 gal
  • 78 gal combined fuel in two tanks supported by dual Raycor fuel filters. Manifold allows for tanks to be switched under way, filters to be replaced under way, fuel to be polished.
  • Owner reports 0.44 gal/hr at 1500 rpm @ 4.5 knots, 0.9 gal/hr at 5.5 knots @ 2100 rpm. 4,500 rpm wide open throttle.
  • Monitor wind vane
  • Winslow, 6 man life raft (Model 60-510P) 
  • Highfield UL-290 9' 6" tender (on fore-deck)
  • Yamaha 15hp, 2 stroke outboard
  • Lifesling 2 overboard rescue system
  • Throwable life ring 
  • Ships bell (at helm)
  • Shade cloth covers whole boat
  • Custom stainless steel security bars - one set for the companionway, the other for forward hatch (lock the boat up while leaving the companionway and hatch open for ventilation when ashore. Come back to a cool boat!)

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Elektrostal is a vibrant city located in the Moscow Oblast region of Russia. With a rich history, stunning architecture, and a thriving community, Elektrostal is a city that has much to offer. Whether you are a history buff, nature enthusiast, or simply curious about different cultures, Elektrostal is sure to captivate you.

This article will provide you with 40 fascinating facts about Elektrostal, giving you a better understanding of why this city is worth exploring. From its origins as an industrial hub to its modern-day charm, we will delve into the various aspects that make Elektrostal a unique and must-visit destination.

So, join us as we uncover the hidden treasures of Elektrostal and discover what makes this city a true gem in the heart of Russia.

Key Takeaways:

  • Elektrostal, known as the “Motor City of Russia,” is a vibrant and growing city with a rich industrial history, offering diverse cultural experiences and a strong commitment to environmental sustainability.
  • With its convenient location near Moscow, Elektrostal provides a picturesque landscape, vibrant nightlife, and a range of recreational activities, making it an ideal destination for residents and visitors alike.

Known as the “Motor City of Russia.”

Elektrostal, a city located in the Moscow Oblast region of Russia, earned the nickname “Motor City” due to its significant involvement in the automotive industry.

Home to the Elektrostal Metallurgical Plant.

Elektrostal is renowned for its metallurgical plant, which has been producing high-quality steel and alloys since its establishment in 1916.

Boasts a rich industrial heritage.

Elektrostal has a long history of industrial development, contributing to the growth and progress of the region.

Founded in 1916.

The city of Elektrostal was founded in 1916 as a result of the construction of the Elektrostal Metallurgical Plant.

Located approximately 50 kilometers east of Moscow.

Elektrostal is situated in close proximity to the Russian capital, making it easily accessible for both residents and visitors.

Known for its vibrant cultural scene.

Elektrostal is home to several cultural institutions, including museums, theaters, and art galleries that showcase the city’s rich artistic heritage.

A popular destination for nature lovers.

Surrounded by picturesque landscapes and forests, Elektrostal offers ample opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and birdwatching.

Hosts the annual Elektrostal City Day celebrations.

Every year, Elektrostal organizes festive events and activities to celebrate its founding, bringing together residents and visitors in a spirit of unity and joy.

Has a population of approximately 160,000 people.

Elektrostal is home to a diverse and vibrant community of around 160,000 residents, contributing to its dynamic atmosphere.

Boasts excellent education facilities.

The city is known for its well-established educational institutions, providing quality education to students of all ages.

A center for scientific research and innovation.

Elektrostal serves as an important hub for scientific research, particularly in the fields of metallurgy , materials science, and engineering.

Surrounded by picturesque lakes.

The city is blessed with numerous beautiful lakes , offering scenic views and recreational opportunities for locals and visitors alike.

Well-connected transportation system.

Elektrostal benefits from an efficient transportation network, including highways, railways, and public transportation options, ensuring convenient travel within and beyond the city.

Famous for its traditional Russian cuisine.

Food enthusiasts can indulge in authentic Russian dishes at numerous restaurants and cafes scattered throughout Elektrostal.

Home to notable architectural landmarks.

Elektrostal boasts impressive architecture, including the Church of the Transfiguration of the Lord and the Elektrostal Palace of Culture.

Offers a wide range of recreational facilities.

Residents and visitors can enjoy various recreational activities, such as sports complexes, swimming pools, and fitness centers, enhancing the overall quality of life.

Provides a high standard of healthcare.

Elektrostal is equipped with modern medical facilities, ensuring residents have access to quality healthcare services.

Home to the Elektrostal History Museum.

The Elektrostal History Museum showcases the city’s fascinating past through exhibitions and displays.

A hub for sports enthusiasts.

Elektrostal is passionate about sports, with numerous stadiums, arenas, and sports clubs offering opportunities for athletes and spectators.

Celebrates diverse cultural festivals.

Throughout the year, Elektrostal hosts a variety of cultural festivals, celebrating different ethnicities, traditions, and art forms.

Electric power played a significant role in its early development.

Elektrostal owes its name and initial growth to the establishment of electric power stations and the utilization of electricity in the industrial sector.

Boasts a thriving economy.

The city’s strong industrial base, coupled with its strategic location near Moscow, has contributed to Elektrostal’s prosperous economic status.

Houses the Elektrostal Drama Theater.

The Elektrostal Drama Theater is a cultural centerpiece, attracting theater enthusiasts from far and wide.

Popular destination for winter sports.

Elektrostal’s proximity to ski resorts and winter sport facilities makes it a favorite destination for skiing, snowboarding, and other winter activities.

Promotes environmental sustainability.

Elektrostal prioritizes environmental protection and sustainability, implementing initiatives to reduce pollution and preserve natural resources.

Home to renowned educational institutions.

Elektrostal is known for its prestigious schools and universities, offering a wide range of academic programs to students.

Committed to cultural preservation.

The city values its cultural heritage and takes active steps to preserve and promote traditional customs, crafts, and arts.

Hosts an annual International Film Festival.

The Elektrostal International Film Festival attracts filmmakers and cinema enthusiasts from around the world, showcasing a diverse range of films.

Encourages entrepreneurship and innovation.

Elektrostal supports aspiring entrepreneurs and fosters a culture of innovation, providing opportunities for startups and business development .

Offers a range of housing options.

Elektrostal provides diverse housing options, including apartments, houses, and residential complexes, catering to different lifestyles and budgets.

Home to notable sports teams.

Elektrostal is proud of its sports legacy , with several successful sports teams competing at regional and national levels.

Boasts a vibrant nightlife scene.

Residents and visitors can enjoy a lively nightlife in Elektrostal, with numerous bars, clubs, and entertainment venues.

Promotes cultural exchange and international relations.

Elektrostal actively engages in international partnerships, cultural exchanges, and diplomatic collaborations to foster global connections.

Surrounded by beautiful nature reserves.

Nearby nature reserves, such as the Barybino Forest and Luchinskoye Lake, offer opportunities for nature enthusiasts to explore and appreciate the region’s biodiversity.

Commemorates historical events.

The city pays tribute to significant historical events through memorials, monuments, and exhibitions, ensuring the preservation of collective memory.

Promotes sports and youth development.

Elektrostal invests in sports infrastructure and programs to encourage youth participation, health, and physical fitness.

Hosts annual cultural and artistic festivals.

Throughout the year, Elektrostal celebrates its cultural diversity through festivals dedicated to music, dance, art, and theater.

Provides a picturesque landscape for photography enthusiasts.

The city’s scenic beauty, architectural landmarks, and natural surroundings make it a paradise for photographers.

Connects to Moscow via a direct train line.

The convenient train connection between Elektrostal and Moscow makes commuting between the two cities effortless.

A city with a bright future.

Elektrostal continues to grow and develop, aiming to become a model city in terms of infrastructure, sustainability, and quality of life for its residents.

In conclusion, Elektrostal is a fascinating city with a rich history and a vibrant present. From its origins as a center of steel production to its modern-day status as a hub for education and industry, Elektrostal has plenty to offer both residents and visitors. With its beautiful parks, cultural attractions, and proximity to Moscow, there is no shortage of things to see and do in this dynamic city. Whether you’re interested in exploring its historical landmarks, enjoying outdoor activities, or immersing yourself in the local culture, Elektrostal has something for everyone. So, next time you find yourself in the Moscow region, don’t miss the opportunity to discover the hidden gems of Elektrostal.

Q: What is the population of Elektrostal?

A: As of the latest data, the population of Elektrostal is approximately XXXX.

Q: How far is Elektrostal from Moscow?

A: Elektrostal is located approximately XX kilometers away from Moscow.

Q: Are there any famous landmarks in Elektrostal?

A: Yes, Elektrostal is home to several notable landmarks, including XXXX and XXXX.

Q: What industries are prominent in Elektrostal?

A: Elektrostal is known for its steel production industry and is also a center for engineering and manufacturing.

Q: Are there any universities or educational institutions in Elektrostal?

A: Yes, Elektrostal is home to XXXX University and several other educational institutions.

Q: What are some popular outdoor activities in Elektrostal?

A: Elektrostal offers several outdoor activities, such as hiking, cycling, and picnicking in its beautiful parks.

Q: Is Elektrostal well-connected in terms of transportation?

A: Yes, Elektrostal has good transportation links, including trains and buses, making it easily accessible from nearby cities.

Q: Are there any annual events or festivals in Elektrostal?

A: Yes, Elektrostal hosts various events and festivals throughout the year, including XXXX and XXXX.

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