Note: All Island Packet models are subject to specification changes (dimensions, capacities, ratings, equipment, etc.) during their production life. The specifications given here are representative and should be used for general comparison only.
General Information For The IP40
Island Packet 40
The Island Packet 40 has established itself as an industry benchmark for high quality cruising sailboats with its sparkling performance, superior safety and seakeeping, ease of handling and spacious and liveable accommodations. The IP40's hull design offers exceptional stability characteristics for shallow water gunkholing or worldwide voyaging along with performance capabilities proven by numerous victories in prestigious international offshore sailing events.
- from the factory brochure
Documentation For The IP40
Spec & Price List
Specifications For The IP40
90 US gal
170 US gal
30 US gal
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Running Rigging For The IP40
1/8''x38' 7x7 wire
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Standing Rigging For The IP40
Scale Reading Below 50 F
Scale Reading 50 F to 80 F
Scale Reading Above 80 F
Aft Lower Stays
Fwd Lower Stays
IMPORTANT : These are MAXIMUM (not to exceed) rigging tensions as measured using the indicated Loos gauges
Check tensions after initial setup of the rigging and after any subsequent adjustments.
Gauge readings may vary from stay to stay of the same type but none should exceed the maximum scale readings listed.
Please visit the Loos website for more information about the PT-2 and PT-3 gauges.
If you are not familiar with the process for tuning your rig please contact a qualified rigger in your area.