Though now an old and dated design, the Cal 40 was a hot boat when new, and she carries that legacy.
Three decades have passed since Lapworth drew the Cal 40. Today the Cal 40 is a dated design, having been surpassed in her revolutionary features by her descendents. She remains among the esteemed elite of racing yachts, but she is not especially light, long on the waterline, or fast compared to current designs.
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