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PACIFIC 38

PACIFIC 38 built by Smiths Boatyard (NZ) and designed by Claude Allen Smith. Her first hull was built in 1972 with an overall lengh of 11.50 m or 37.73 ft long

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PACIFIC 38 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft11.50 m / 37.73 ft
Builder(s)Smiths Boatyard
Designer(s)Claude Allen Smith
CountryNew Zealand
Hull TypeFin with rudder on skeg
Number of Hulls Built45
First Hull Built1972
Last Hull Built1982
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal379 L / 100 gal
Ballast Ratio43.48

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 11.50 m / 37.73 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)9.29 m / 30.48 ft
Beam (width)3.38 m / 11.08 ft
Draft1.82 m / 5.97 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 7360 kg / 16226 lb
Maximum Displacement7360 kg / 16226 lb
Ballast Weight3200 kg / 7055 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.75
Comfort Ratio31.2
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)255.81
Ballast Ratio43.48
Sail Area to Displacement14.46

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length14.23 m / 46.68 ft
Reported Sail Area53.61 m² / 577.00 ft²
Total Sail Area53.62 m² / 577.20 ft²
Mainsail Area21.74 m² / 234.00 ft²
I44.00 ft * 13.41 m
J15.60 ft * 4.75 m
P39.00 ft * 11.89 m
E12.00 ft * 3.66 m

Below Deck

Maximum Headroom6.23 ft * 1.90 m
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