J/37

J/37 photo J/37 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
37.42 ft / 11.41 m
LWL:
32.42 ft / 9.88 m
S.A. (reported):
750.00 ft2 / 69.68 m2
Beam:
12.33 ft / 3.76 m
Draft (max):
7.25 ft / 2.21 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
13,500 lb / 6,123 kg
Ballast:
5,700 lb / 2,585 kg
S.A./Disp.:
21.24
Bal./Disp.:
42.22
Disp./Len.:
176.87
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1987
Last Built:
1991
# Built:
52
Builder:
J Boats Tillotson Pearson (USA)
Designer:
Rodney S. Johnstone
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Auxiliary Power/Water (orig. equip.)

Make:
Volvo Penta
Model:
2003
Type:
Diesel
HP:
28
Water:
50 gals.
Fuel:
30 gals.

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
21.24
Bal./Disp.:
42.22
Disp./Len.:
176.87
Comfort Ratio:
21.68

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
51.50 ft / 15.70 m
J:
14.70 ft / 4.48 m
P:
45.00 ft / 13.72 m
E:
16.50 ft / 5.03 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
378.53 ft2 / 35.17 m2
S.A. Main:
371.25 ft2 / 34.49 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
749.78 ft2 / 69.66 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
21.23
Est. Forestay Len.:
53.56 ft / 16.32 m

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Notes

A more cruising oriented version, the J/37C, introduced somewhat later(1989?) with the same hull, has an extended coach roof (smaller cockpit), modified interior (larger galley, etc.), larger anchor well with the engine re-positioned aft. Also available with a winged keel.



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