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
LWL:
34.00 ft
Beam:
12.83 ft
S.A. (reported):
691.00 ft2
Draft (max):
6.00 ft
Draft (min):
Displacement:
24,800 lb
Ballast:
8,200 lb
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/Tanks (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
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.76

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
47.00 ft
J:
15.33 ft
P:
41.00 ft
E:
18.25 ft
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
360.26 ft2
S.A. Main:
374.13 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
734.38 ft2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
13.87
Est. Forestay Len.:
49.44 ft

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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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