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Dehler 38 Competition is a Offshore cruiser-racer sailboat built by Dehler and designed by Judel/Vrolijk. Her first hull was built in 2012 with an overall lengh of 11.7 m or 38.5 ft long and a Keel stepped mast mast configuration.

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DEHLER 38 COMPETITION Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft11.7 m / 38.5 ft
Builder(s)Dehler Yachts
categoryOffshore cruiser-racer sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built2012
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesKeel fin with bulb
HelmTwin helm wheels
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitClosing aft cockpit with opening system
Ballast TypeCast iron fin with lead bulb
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi 9/10
Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Number of Head(s)1
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal315 L / 83.2 gal
Ballast Ratio0.28


Overall Length (LOA) 11.7 m / 38.5 ft
Hull Length11.3 m / 37.1 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)10.4 m / 34.1 ft
Beam (width)3.75 m / 12.4 ft
Draft2.2 m / 7.2 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 6750 kg / 14881 lb
Ballast Weight1900 kg / 4189 lb


Critical Hull Speed7.83 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)170
Ballast Ratio0.28
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement24.22 m²/T / 261 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement46.79 m²/T / 504 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL18.55 m / 60.11 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionCarbon fiber spars
Standing RiggingSingle-strand (ROD)
Upwind Sail Area86.5 m² / 931 ft²
Downwind Sail Area167.1 m² / 1799 ft²
Mainsail Area49 m² / 527 ft²
I51.2 ft * 15.6 m
J14.4 ft * 4.36 m
P50.2 ft * 15.3 m
E17.1 ft * 5.2 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity160 L / 42.3 gal

Below Deck

Fridge Capacity130 L / 34.3 gal