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CHALLENGER 38

CHALLENGER 38 built by Challenger Yachts Corp. (USA) and designed by Howard Stern. Her first hull was built in 1972 with an overall lengh of 12.17 m or 39.92 ft long

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CHALLENGER 38 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft12.17 m / 39.92 ft
Builder(s)Challenger Yachts Corp.
Designer(s)Howard Stern
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeFin with rudder on skeg
First Hull Built1972
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal644 L / 170 gal
Ballast Ratio33.06

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 12.17 m / 39.92 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)10.36 m / 34.00 ft
Beam (width)3.91 m / 12.83 ft
Draft1.83 m / 6.00 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 11249 kg / 24800 lb
Maximum Displacement11249 kg / 24800 lb
Ballast Weight3719 kg / 8200 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.76
Comfort Ratio35.81
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)281.69
Ballast Ratio33.06
Sail Area to Displacement13.05

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length15.07 m / 49.44 ft
Reported Sail Area64.20 m² / 691.00 ft²
Total Sail Area68.23 m² / 734.38 ft²
Mainsail Area34.76 m² / 374.13 ft²
I47.00 ft * 14.33 m
J15.33 ft * 4.67 m
P41.00 ft * 12.50 m
E18.25 ft * 5.56 m
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