MORGAN 38

MORGAN 38 insignia MORGAN 38 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
37.67 ft / 11.48 m
LWL:
28.00 ft / 8.53 m
Beam:
11.00 ft / 3.35 m
S.A. (reported):
639.00 ft2 / 59.37 m2
Draft (max):
8.33 ft / 2.54 m
Draft (min):
3.75 ft / 1.14 m
Displacement:
16,000 lb / 7,257 kg
Ballast:
7,500 lb / 3,402 kg
S.A./Disp.:
16.16
Bal./Disp.:
46.88
Disp./Len.:
325.39
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1969
Last Built:
1971
# Built:
75
Builder:
Morgan Yachts (USA)
Designer:
Charles Morgan

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Universal
Type:
Diesel
Fuel:
30 gals / 114 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
16.16
Bal./Disp.:
46.88
Disp./Len.:
325.39
Comfort Ratio:
32.82
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.75
S#:
1.50

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
45.00 ft / 13.72 m
J:
14.70 ft / 4.48 m
P:
38.50 ft / 11.73 m
E:
16.00 ft / 4.88 m
S.A. Fore:
330.75 ft2 / 30.73 m2
S.A. Main:
308.00 ft2 / 28.61 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
638.75 ft2 / 59.34 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
16.15
Est. Forestay Len.:
47.34 ft / 14.43 m

Accommodations

Water:
40 gals / 151 L

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Notes

Available as sloop or yawl.
Not to be confused with a later series of Morgan 38 footers (introduced in 1978?).

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