Hallberg-Rassy 40C: a boat that pushes the boundaries of what is possible in 40 feet in length
When it was introduced, theHallberg-Rassy 44 marked a bold step forward in terms of interior comfort, sailing performance and appearance. The new Hallberg-Rassy 40C is equivalent to the 44 in terms of the salon, aft cabin and galley. Combined with a cockpit that has exactly the same measurements as the 44 and fantastic sailing performance, and success is assured!
HALLBERG-RASSY 40C – UNDERWAY
A classic and modern design
The exterior unites two worlds in an elegant way. There is no doubt that this is a boat in step with the times in 2020. At the same time, it is also obvious to any sailor that this is a true Hallberg-Rassy, with all that this means, such as brand identity, safety, and stylistic continuity. The bow is straight, for a long waterline and top sail performance, with an integrated and elegant bowsprit to handle a light wind sail, anchor and a bow ladder. The line of the bow is elegant and classy.
The transom is also straight and very full. This offers plenty of living space, huge storage and a long waterline for sailing.
Of course, the boat has twin rudders for full control while sailing and for safety. Needless to say, there are all the typical Hallberg-Rassy solutions, such as:
- very well sheltered cockpit
- the integral protective edge
- A heavy lead keel with a low center of gravity, on a deep flange for harsh conditions
- a suitable broadside with teak edge, so that rainwater is discharged below the waterline, avoiding staining the hull.
Modern sailing facility
The sail rig of the Hallberg-Rassy 40C is also modern and easy to handle. No garrots are needed, even with a storm sail. The jib is low overlap, facilitating the passage of tacking walls. There is also the possibility of a self-tacking jib rigging. The furler is recessed into the deck. The high and low shrouds are attached to the hull with different metal plates, an invention of Hallberg-Rassy. This allows easy passage to the deck, a good set up for adjusting the headsail and creating a large stable mast support. A powerful 1:48 hydraulic backstay is provided as standard.
EUROPEAN OAK INTERIOR
|Designer||Germán Frers, Argentina|
|CE category||A – Unlimited ocean|
|Max length||13,06 m|
|Hull length||12,30 m|
|Waterline at rest||11,74 m|
|Draft, empty standard boat||1,92 m
Also available as a shallow draft version
|Displacement, empty standard boat||11 tons|
|Keel weight||3.65 tons|
|Keel type||lead on deep bilge|
|Sail area with genoajib, standard boat||90,1 m²|
|Sail area with genoajib, optimized sail area||96,6 m²|
|Air draft, formerly Windex||19,75 m|
|Engine||Volvo Penta D2-60|
|Power at crank shaft||44 kW|
|Diesel tank||400 liters|
By clicking the images below you will be able to virtually move aboard some areas of the Hallberg-Rassy sailboat.
Read from the Sailing Newspaper:
Hallberg Rassy 40c: when quality has no compromise
New Hallberg Rassy 40 C: the thoughtful evolution of the Swedish shipyard