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BRISTOL 38.8

BRISTOL 38.8 built by Bristol Yachts Inc. (USA) and designed by Ted Hood. Her first hull was built in 1982 with an overall lengh of 11.66 m or 38.25 ft long

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BRISTOL 38.8 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft11.66 m / 38.25 ft
Builder(s)Bristol Yachts Inc.
Designer(s)Ted Hood
BrandBristol
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeKeel/Cbrd.
Number of Hulls Built82
First Hull Built1982
Last Hull Built1996
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal379 L / 100 gal
Ballast Ratio47

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 11.66 m / 38.25 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)9.32 m / 30.58 ft
Beam (width)3.68 m / 12.08 ft
Draft3.14 m / 10.30 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 8686 kg / 19150 lb
Maximum Displacement8686 kg / 19150 lb
Ballast Weight4082 kg / 9000 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.81
Comfort Ratio32.6
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)298.96
Ballast Ratio47
Sail Area to Displacement16.69

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length16.51 m / 54.16 ft
Reported Sail Area69.12 m² / 744.00 ft²
Total Sail Area69.13 m² / 744.13 ft²
Mainsail Area29.06 m² / 312.81 ft²
I51.50 ft * 15.70 m
J16.75 ft * 5.11 m
P45.50 ft * 13.87 m
E13.75 ft * 4.19 m
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