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CHALLENGER 38 (ALDEN)

CHALLENGER 38 (ALDEN) built by Halmatic Ltd. (UK) and designed by John G. Alden. Her first hull was built in 1960 with an overall lengh of 11.73 m or 38.50 ft long

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CHALLENGER 38 (ALDEN) Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft11.73 m / 38.50 ft
Builder(s)Halmatic Ltd
Designer(s)John G. Alden
CountryUnited Kingdom
Hull TypeKeel/Cbrd.
Number of Hulls Built50
First Hull Built1960
Last Hull Built1965
Rigging TypeMasthead Yawl
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 11.73 m / 38.50 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)8.31 m / 27.25 ft
Beam (width)3.35 m / 11.00 ft
Draft2.44 m / 8.00 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 7257 kg / 16000 lb
Maximum Displacement7257 kg / 16000 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.75
Comfort Ratio33.12
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)353
Sail Area to Displacement15.81

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length13.52 m / 44.37 ft
Reported Sail Area58.06 m² / 625.00 ft²
Total Sail Area58.08 m² / 625.15 ft²
Mainsail Area30.18 m² / 324.85 ft²
I42.00 ft * 12.80 m
J14.30 ft * 4.36 m
P36.50 ft * 11.13 m
E17.80 ft * 5.43 m
PY14.00 ft * 4.27 m
EY7.00 ft * 2.13 m
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