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Hunter 38 Shoal draft is a Cruising sailboat built by Marlow Hunter and designed by Glenn Henderson. Her first hull was built in 2004 with an overall lengh of 11.63 m or 38.2 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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HUNTER 38 SHOAL DRAFT Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft11.63 m / 38.2 ft
Builder(s)Marlow Hunter
Designer(s)Glenn Henderson
BrandMarlow Hunter
VersionShoal draft
categoryCruising sailboat
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built2004
Last Hull BuiltDiscontinued
AppendagesKeel wing keel
HelmSingle helm wheel
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitOpen aft cockpit
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi fractional
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Head(s)1
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal284 L / 75 gal
Ballast Ratio0.36


Overall Length (LOA) 11.63 m / 38.2 ft
Hull Length11.18 m / 36.8 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)10.57 m / 34.8 ft
Beam (width)3.94 m / 12.11 ft
Draft1.53 m / 5 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 8320 kg / 18342 lb
Ballast Weight2975 kg / 6559 lb


Critical Hull Speed7.89 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)200
Ballast Ratio0.36
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement22.42 m²/T / 241 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL18.01 m / 59.1 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders AngleSwept-back (Bergström)
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire discontinuous
Upwind Sail Area92.07 m² / 991 ft²
I46.8 ft * 14.22 m
J12.1 ft * 3.68 m
P47.5 ft * 14.45 m
E17.8 ft * 5.41 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity132 L / 34.9 gal

Below Deck

Maximum Headroom6.6 ft * 1.98 m
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