Valiant 40

Designer: 
Builder: 
Uniflite/Valiant Yachts
Construction type: 
Fiberglass
Hull type: 
Fin with rudder on skeg
Rig type: 
Cutter
Built: 
1973 to 1993
Number built: 
200
LOA: 
39.92' (12.17 m)
LWL: 
34.00' (10.36 m)
Beam: 
12.33' (3.76 m)
Draft: 
6.00' (1.83 m)
Displacement: 
23,520 lb (10,668 kg)
Sail Area: 
810.00 ft² (75.25 m²)
Sail Area/Displacement: 
15.85
Displacement/length: 
267.15
Ballast: 
8,400 lb (3,810 kg)
Ballast type: 
Lead
Ballast/displacement: 
35.71
Fuel tankage: 
85 gal (322 l)
Water tankage: 
125 gal (473 l)
Sail Area (main): 
343.13 ft² (31.88 m²)
Sail Area (fore): 
464.81 ft² (43.18 m²)
P measurement: 
45.00' (13.72 m)
E measurement: 
15.25' (4.65 m)
I measurement: 
50.25' (15.32 m)
J measurement: 
18.50' (5.64 m)
Forestay length: 
53.55' (16.32 m)
Additional Info: 

Blisters are prevalent on Valiants built between 1976-1984 because of the resin used in the fiberglass.

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