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Hallberg-Rassy 38 is a Offshore cruising sailboat built by Hallberg-Rassy and designed by Olle Enderlein. Her first hull was built in 1977 and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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HALLBERG-RASSY 38 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft11.57 m / 37.96 ft
Designer(s)Olle Enderlein
categoryOffshore cruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built202
First Hull Built1977
Last Hull Built1986
AppendagesKeel semi-full keel
HelmSingle helm wheel
RudderSingle rudder on skeg
CockpitCenter cockpit
Ballast TypeSteel incapsulated in deep GRP bilge
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi masthead
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)2
Number of Head(s)1
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal400 L / 105.7 gal
Ballast Ratio0.44


Overall Length (LOA) 11.57 m / 37.96 ft
Hull Length11.57 m / 38 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)9.50 m /
Beam (width)3.48 m / 11.5 ft
Draft1.75 m / 5.8 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 8500 kg / 18739 lb
Maximum Displacement8500 kg / 18739 lb
Ballast Weight3700 kg / 8157 lb


Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.72
Comfort Ratio34.03
Ballast Ratio0.44
Sail Area to Displacement14.82
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement14.72 m²/T / 158 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL14 m / 45.11 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders Angle0 °
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire continuous
Reported Sail Area60.50 m² / 651.20 ft²
Upwind Sail Area61.3 m² / 660 ft²
Mainsail Area31.5 m² / 339 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power75 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity350 L / 92.5 gal

Below Deck

Fridge Capacity195 L / 51.5 gal
Maximum Headroom6.08 ft * 1.85 m
Head Headroom6.1 ft * 1.85 m