Freedom 42

Summary

The Freedom 42 is an American sailboat, that was designed by Gary Mull and first built in 1987. The design is out of production.[1][2][3][4][5]

Freedom 42
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Development
DesignerGary Mull
LocationUnited States
Year1987
Builder(s)Tillotson Pearson Inc (Freedom Yachts)
NameFreedom 42
Crewtwo
Boat
Crewtwo
Boat weight24,000 lb (11,000 kg)
Draft6.00 ft (1.83 m)
Hull
ConstructionFiberglass
LOA42.00 ft (12.80 m)
LWL39.50 ft (12.04 m)
Beam13.42 ft (4.09 m)
Hull appendages
Keel/board typefin keel
Rudder(s)internal spade-type
Rig
GeneralFractional rigged sloop
I foretriangle height38.00 ft (11.58 m)
J foretriangle base13.83 ft (4.22 m)
P mainsail luff56.83 ft (17.32 m)
E mainsail foot18.50 ft (5.64 m)
Sails
Mainsail area525.68 sq ft (48.837 m2)
Jib/genoa area262.77 sq ft (24.412 m2)
Total sail area788.45 sq ft (73.249 m2)
Racing
PHRF102 (average)

ProductionEdit

The boat was built by Tillotson Pearson in the United States for Freedom Yachts.[1][5]

DesignEdit

The Freedom 42 is a small recreational keelboat, built predominantly of fiberglass, with wood trim. It has a free-standing fractional sloop rig, an internally-mounted spade-type rudder and a fixed fin keel. It displaces 24,000 lb (10,886 kg).[1][2][5]

The boat has a PHRF racing average handicap of 102 and a hull speed of 8.42 kn (15.59 km/h).[2][5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c McArthur, Bruce (2021). "Freedom 42 sailboat specifications and details". sailboatdata.com. Archived from the original on 29 December 2021. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
  2. ^ a b c InterVisionSoft LLC (2016). "Sailboat Specifications for Freedom 42". Sailing Joy. Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
  3. ^ McArthur, Bruce (2021). "Garry Mull (1939-1994)". sailboatdata.com. Archived from the original on 20 December 2021. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  4. ^ Sea Time Tech, LLC (2021). "Gary Mull". sailboat.guide. Archived from the original on 20 December 2021. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  5. ^ a b c d Sea Time Tech, LLC (2021). "Freedom 42". sailboat.guide. Archived from the original on 29 December 2021. Retrieved 29 December 2021.