Alajuela 38 MKII

1977
Designer
Colin Archer/William Atkin
Builder
Alajuela Yacht Corp.
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull
Monohull
Keel
Long
Rudder
Transom hung
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
37 11 / 11.6 m
Waterline Length
32 6 / 9.9 m
Beam
11 6 / 3.5 m
Draft
5 7 / 1.7 m
Displacement
27,000 lb / 12,247 kg
Ballast
10,000 lb / 4,536 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Cutter
Reported Sail Area
928′² / 86.2 m²
Total Sail Area
928′² / 86.2 m²
Mainsail
Sail Area
439′² / 40.8 m²
P
48 9 / 14.9 m
E
18 0 / 5.5 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
489′² / 45.4 m²
I
49 8 / 15.2 m
J
19 8 / 6 m
Forestay Length
53 5 / 16.3 m

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?
Cabins
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.65 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.5
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
37.04
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
348.55
heavy
Comfort Ratio
46.82
heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
1.53
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

The Mark II version featured a different rig (designed by Raymond Richards)

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