CHALLENGER 38

CHALLENGER 38 photo CHALLENGER 38 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
12.17 m
LWL:
10.36 m
Beam:
3.91 m
S.A. (reported):
64.20 m2
Draft (max):
1.83 m
Displacement:
11,249 kg
Ballast:
3,719 kg
S.A./Disp.:
13.05
Bal./Disp.:
33.06
Disp./Len.:
281.69
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1972
Builder:
Challenger Yachts Corp. (USA)
Designer:
Howard Stern

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Perkins
Model:
4-107
Type:
Diesel
Fuel:
625 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
13.05
Bal./Disp.:
33.06
Disp./Len.:
281.69
Comfort Ratio:
35.81
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.76
S#:
1.54

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
14.33 m
J:
4.67 m
P:
12.50 m
E:
5.56 m
S.A. Fore:
33.47 m2
S.A. Main:
34.76 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
68.23 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
13.87
Est. Forestay Len.:
15.07 m

Accommodations

Water:
644 L

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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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