CHALLENGER 38 (ALDEN)

CHALLENGER 38 (ALDEN) photo CHALLENGER 38 (ALDEN) drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type:
Masthead Yawl
LOA:
38.50 ft / 11.73 m
LWL:
27.25 ft / 8.31 m
S.A. (reported):
625.00 ft2 / 58.06 m2
Beam:
11.00 ft / 3.35 m
Draft (max):
8.00 ft / 2.44 m
Draft (min):
4.00 ft / 1.22 m
Displacement:
16,000 lb / 7,257 kg
Ballast:
S.A./Disp.:
15.81
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
353.00
Construction:
FG hull
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1960
Last Built:
1965
# Built:
50
Builder:
Halmatic Ltd. (UK)
Designer:
John G. Alden
Website:

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Greymarine
Model:
Type:
Gas
HP:

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
15.81
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
353.00
Comfort Ratio:
33.12

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
42.00 ft / 12.80 m
J:
14.30 ft / 4.36 m
P:
36.50 ft / 11.13 m
E:
17.80 ft / 5.43 m
PY:
14.00 ft / 4.27 m
EY:
7.00 ft / 2.13 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
300.30 ft2 / 27.90 m2
S.A. Main:
324.85 ft2 / 30.18 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
625.15 ft2 / 58.08 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
15.81
Est. Forestay Len.:
44.37 ft / 13.52 m

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Notes

Alden design #949. The Fiberglass hulls were molded by Halmatic Ltd. in the UK and finished with wood decks, usually covered with teak, mahogany cabin trunk and trim, by a number of other yards.



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