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Aerodyne 38

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

Dimensions

Length Overall
37.66 ft / 11.48 m
Waterline Length
34.21 ft / 10.43 m
Beam
13.00 ft / 3.96 m
Draft
7.75 ft / 2.36 m
Displacement
11,250 lb / 5,103 kg
Ballast
4,150 lb / 1,882 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
795.00 ft2 / 73.86 m2
Total Sail Area
795.38 ft2 / 73.89 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
426.94 ft2 / 39.66 m2
P
51.75 ft / 15.77 m
E
16.50 ft / 5.03 m
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
368.45 ft2 / 34.23 m2
I
50.82 ft / 15.49 m
J
14.50 ft / 4.42 m
Est. Forestay Len.
52.85 ft / 16.11 m

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
20.83 ft / 6.35 m
ISP
57.25 ft / 17.45 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Yanmar
Model
3GM30F
HP
27
Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
25 gals / 95 L

Accomodations

Water Capacity
70 gals / 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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