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DOWNEASTER 38

DOWNEASTER 38 built by Down East Yachts and designed by Henry Morschladt and Bob Poole. Her first hull was built in 1974 with an overall lengh of 11.58 m or 38.00 ft long

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DOWNEASTER 38 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft11.58 m / 38.00 ft
Builder(s)Down East Yachts
Designer(s)Henry Morschladt and Bob Poole
BrandDowneaster
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeLong Keel
Number of Hulls Built230
First Hull Built1974
Last Hull Built1981
Rigging TypeCutter
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal189 L / 50 gal
Ballast Ratio41.03

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 11.58 m / 38.00 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)8.84 m / 29.00 ft
Beam (width)3.61 m / 11.83 ft
Draft1.50 m / 4.92 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 8845 kg / 19500 lb
Maximum Displacement8845 kg / 19500 lb
Ballast Weight3629 kg / 8000 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.76
Comfort Ratio35.4
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)356.94
Ballast Ratio41.03
Sail Area to Displacement16.29

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length14.82 m / 48.63 ft
Reported Sail Area68.28 m² / 735.00 ft²
Total Sail Area68.29 m² / 735.03 ft²
Mainsail Area28.91 m² / 311.22 ft²
I44.80 ft * 13.66 m
J18.92 ft * 5.77 m
P38.00 ft * 11.58 m
E16.38 ft * 4.99 m
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