HUGHES 38-3

HUGHES 38-3 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
37.90 ft / 11.55 m
LWL:
27.00 ft / 8.23 m
S.A. (reported):
585.00 ft2 / 54.35 m2
Beam:
10.17 ft / 3.10 m
Draft (max):
5.83 ft / 1.78 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
14,500 lb / 6,577 kg
Ballast:
6,400 lb / 2,903 kg
S.A./Disp.:
15.80
Bal./Disp.:
44.14
Disp./Len.:
328.87
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1977
Last Built:
1982
# Built:
Builder:
Hughes Boatworks Ltd.(CAN)
Designer:
Sparkman & Stephens
Website:

Auxiliary Power/Water (orig. equip.)

Make:
Universal
Model:
Atomic 4
Type:
Gas
HP:

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
15.80
Bal./Disp.:
44.14
Disp./Len.:
328.87
Comfort Ratio:
33.71

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
43.50 ft / 13.26 m
J:
14.50 ft / 4.42 m
P:
39.23 ft / 11.96 m
E:
13.74 ft / 4.19 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
315.38 ft2 / 29.30 m2
S.A. Main:
269.51 ft2 / 25.04 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
584.89 ft2 / 54.34 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
15.79
Est. Forestay Len.:
45.85 ft / 13.98 m

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Notes

The 38-3 (or MK III) has a different deck with a longer coachroof, shorter cockpit, than the earlier versions, among other changes. The hull (according to the best information we have)is still based on S&S Design #1903.



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