CHALLENGER 38

CHALLENGER 38 photo CHALLENGER 38 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
39.92 ft / 12.17 m
LWL:
34.00 ft / 10.36 m
S.A. (reported):
691.00 ft2 / 64.20 m2
Beam:
12.83 ft / 3.91 m
Draft (max):
6.00 ft / 1.83 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
24,800 lb / 11,249 kg
Ballast:
8,200 lb / 3,719 kg
S.A./Disp.:
13.05
Bal./Disp.:
33.06
Disp./Len.:
281.69
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1972
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Challenger Yachts Corp. (USA)
Designer:
Howard Stern
Website:

Auxiliary Power/Water (orig. equip.)

Make:
Perkins
Model:
4-107
Type:
Diesel
HP:
Water:
170 gals.
Fuel:
165 gals.

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
13.05
Bal./Disp.:
33.06
Disp./Len.:
281.69
Comfort Ratio:
35.81

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
47.00 ft / 14.33 m
J:
15.33 ft / 4.67 m
P:
41.00 ft / 12.50 m
E:
18.25 ft / 5.56 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
360.26 ft2 / 33.47 m2
S.A. Main:
374.13 ft2 / 34.76 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
734.38 ft2 / 68.23 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
13.87
Est. Forestay Len.:
49.44 ft / 15.07 m

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Notes

Challenger Yachts Corp. was located at Wilmington CA, USA and ceased operations in 1980. Not to be confused with Challenger Yachts Ltd, which was a Canadian firm. An earlier (1970), and very similar looking version, was called the CHALLENGER 37. Also available with a ketch rig.



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