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Sharki is a Offshore cruising sailboat built by Amel and designed by Henri Amel\xa0&\xa0Jacques Carteau. Her first hull was built in 1979 with an overall lengh of 12.5 m or 41 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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AMEL SHARKI 39 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft12.5 m / 41 ft
Builder(s)Chantiers Amel
Designer(s)H. Amel & J. Carteau
categoryOffshore cruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built195
First Hull Built1979
Last Hull Built1987
AppendagesKeel fin without bulb
HelmSingle helm wheel
RudderSingle rudder on skeg
CockpitCenter cockpit
Rigging TypeKetch Marconi (in-mast furling mainsail) masthead
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)2
Number of Head(s)1
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal750 L / 198.1 gal
Ballast Ratio33


Overall Length (LOA) 12.5 m / 41 ft
Hull Length11.95 m / 39.2 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)9.7 m / 31.10 ft
Beam (width)3.6 m / 11.10 ft
Waterline Beam Width3.1 m / 10.2 ft
Draft1.85 m / 6.1 ft
Fore Freeboard1.35 m / 4.5 ft
Mid-Ship Freeboard1.15 / 3.10 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 9700 kg / 21385 lb
Maximum Displacement9662 kg / 21300 lb
Ballast Weight3200 kg / 7055 lb


Critical Hull Speed7.56 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.69
Comfort Ratio36.63
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)301
Ballast Ratio33
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement16.71 m²/T / 180 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement16.71 m²/T / 180 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL14.95 m / 49.05 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders Angle0 °
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire continuous
Reported Sail Area74.97 m² / 807.00 ft²
Upwind Sail Area76 m² / 818 ft²
Downwind Sail Area93 m² / 1001 ft²
Mainsail Area22 m² / 237 ft²
Genoa Area44 m² / 474 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity340 L / 89.8 gal

Below Deck

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