HomeYACHTSNew sailboat HALLBERG-RASSY 400 . German Frers design.

New sailboat HALLBERG-RASSY 400 . German Frers design.



The new Hallberg-Rassy 400 is an aft cockpit boat with twin helms, a modern and efficient hull shape with twin rudders and an easy to handle rig. The interior offers the option of one or two aft cabins, one or two heads, classic mahogany or bright European oak interior. After the center cockpit 40C, the aft cockpit 400 is the second new 40 footer from Hallberg-Rassy in a short time. The first boat will be presented at Scandinavia’s largest sailboat show, the Open Yard Ellös, Orust, 27-30 August 2021.

The cockpit is large. The twin helms make it easy to move in the cockpit. There is ample space on the pedestal heads for buttons and displays. The coaming is wide enough to offer flexibility for seating on top of the coaming or at bench level, with the benefit of the side protection by the coaming. The telltails of the headsail are easy to see from the helmsman’s position. There is a fixed high gloss varnished teak table available. Control lines are lead in a concealed way to the cockpit coamings, allowing electric winches, without taking up any interior space. There are bins for excess ropes so the cockpit is always clean and tidy. The main sheet track is conveniently located in front of the Hallberg-Rassy typical wind screen. There is a fold-out swim platform available. Cockpit length and deck locker storage is larger than on the 412.

Although she is “just” 40 ft, she offers one or two heads, and two or three sleeping cabins. The forward cabin may be ordered in three different layouts:

For the first time with an aft cockpit Hallberg-Rassy: An Owner’s Cabin in the bow, with center line bed and en-suite toilet with acrylic glass shower doors
Double bed with toilet, shower with acrylic glass doors and space for a washing machine,
or Double bed cabin without own toilet.

The saloon is available with L sofa and settees or L sofa and armchairs. For the first time with an aft cockpit Hallberg-Rassy, the washboard for the entrance is available with gas springs. If there is a single aft cabin, the starboard side settee is extra long. There is either a single aft cabin with large head with separate shower, or twin aft cabins, still with an aft head.

The rig is modern and easy to handle. The headsail is only slightly overlapping and easy to tack and there is a self tacking option too. The bowsprit is elegantly integrated with the hull and deck as standard, not an afterthought. The bowsprit is an excellent tack point for a gennaker, a mount

Designer Germán Frers Naval Architecture & Engineering

CE  categoryA – Unlimited ocean voyages

Hull length12.30 m / 40’ 4”Maximum

length13.06 m / 42’ 10’’

Waterline at rest11.74 m / 38’ 6’’

Beam4.18 m / 13’ 8 1/2”

Draught, empty standard boat1.92 m* / 6’ 4” *

Displacement, empty standard boat11 t / 24 250 lbs

Keel weight 3.65 t / 8 050 lbs

Keel typelead on deep bilge

Sail area with genoajib, standard boat90.1 m² / 970 ft²

Sail area with genoajib, optimized sail area96.6 m² / 1 040 ft²

Air draft, ex Windex19.75 m / 64’ 10’’

EngineVolvo Penta D2-60

Power at crank shaft44 kW / 60 HP

Max torque169 Nm/2000 rpm

Diesel tank400 l / 106 US gallon

Fresh water tanks520 l / 137 US gallonStix37.5

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