Like her smaller 35-foot predecessor, the Freedom 40/40 enjoys a slick David Pedrick pedigree. This time designer and builder have targeted a size intended to be more comfortable and more spacious - though just as simple to handle, just as lively and, in the end, just as fun. The 40/40 has a big.boat feeling, enough to let you know she's got the horsepower and stability to overcome generally adverse conditions. Her 9,693- pound. 6'11" lead fin keel and 13'6" beam combine to make her a stiff, stable boat capable of standing up to wind and sea. The real magic, however, is found in the rig and in the tremendous power derived from working sails alone.
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