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Aerodyne 38

2000
Designer
Rodger Martin
Builder
Aerodyne Yachts Ltd.
Hull Type
Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
Construction
Composite
Associations
?

Dimensions

Length Overall
37 7 / 11.5 m
Waterline Length
34 2 / 10.4 m
Beam
12 11 / 4 m
Draft
7 8 / 2.4 m
Displacement
11,250 lbs / 5,103 kg
Ballast
4,150 lbs / 1,882 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
795 ft2 / 73.9 m2
Total Sail Area
795.3 ft2 / 73.9 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
426.9 ft2 / 39.7 m2
P
51 8 / 15.8 m
E
16 6 / 5 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
368.4 ft2 / 34.2 m2
I
50 9 / 15.5 m
J
14 6 / 4.4 m
Est. Forestay Len.
52 10 / 16.1 m

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
20 10 / 6.4 m
ISP
57 3 / 17.5 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Yanmar
Model
3GM30F
HP
27
Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
25 gal / 95 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
70 gal / 265 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.84 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
25.33
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
36.89
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
125.44
light
Comfort Ratio
16.08
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.32
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Shallow draft version: 6.0’.
Thanks Rodger Martin for providing corrections.


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