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1995 Hunter 40.5
Sandy Frank is a seasoned cruising vessel, setup for extended cruising. She has a fractional sloop B&R rig, a slightly raked stem, a walk-through reverse transom with a swimming platform and folding ladder, an internally mounted spade-type rudder controlled by a wheel and a fixed wing keel. It displaces 20,000 lb and carries 7,000 lb of ballast.
The boat has a draft of 4.92 ft with the standard wing keel.
The boat is fitted with a Yanmar diesel engine of 50 hp . The fuel tank holds 40 U.S. gallons and the fresh water tank has a capacity of 150 U.S. gallons.
Factory standard equipment included a 130% roller furling genoa, four two-speed self tailing winches, anodized spars, marine VHF radio, knotmeter, depth sounder, AM/FM radio and CD player with four speakers, anchor roller, hardwood cabin sole, fully enclosed head with shower, private forward and aft cabins, a dinette table that converts to a berth, complete set of kitchen dishes, microwave oven, dual stainless steel sinks, three-burner gimbaled liquid petroleum gas stove and oven and life jackets. Factory options included air conditioning and a mast furling mainsail.
The design has a PHRF racing average handicap of 108 with a high of 120 and low of 102. It has a hull speed of 7.96 kn