DOWNEASTER 38

DOWNEASTER 38 photo DOWNEASTER 38 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Long Keel
Rigging Type:
Cutter
LOA:
38.00 ft / 11.58 m
LWL:
29.00 ft / 8.84 m
Beam:
11.83 ft / 3.61 m
S.A. (reported):
735.00 ft2 / 68.28 m2
Draft (max):
4.92 ft / 1.50 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
19,500 lb / 8,845 kg
Ballast:
8,000 lb / 3,629 kg
S.A./Disp.:
16.29
Bal./Disp.:
41.03
Disp./Len.:
356.94
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1974
Last Built:
1981
# Built:
230
Builder:
Down East Yachts
Designer:
Henry Morschladt and Bob Poole
Website:

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Universal
Model:
Medalist
Type:
Diesel
HP:
32
Water:
50 gals / 189 L
Fuel:
90 gals / 341 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
16.29
Bal./Disp.:
41.03
Disp./Len.:
356.94
Comfort Ratio:
35.40
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.76

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
44.80 ft / 13.66 m
J:
18.92 ft / 5.77 m
P:
38.00 ft / 11.58 m
E:
16.38 ft / 4.99 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
423.81 ft2 / 39.37 m2
S.A. Main:
311.22 ft2 / 28.91 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
735.03 ft2 / 68.29 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
16.30
Est. Forestay Len.:
48.63 ft / 14.82 m

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Notes

Length incl. bowsprit: 41.75'
Available with a Cutter, Ketch or Schooner rig.
Ketch SA: 761 sq.ft.
Schooner SA: 721 sq.ft.

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