Alerion Express 38

1997
Designer
Carl Schumacher
Builders
TPI Composites
Alerion Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
8
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
38 5 / 11.7 m
Waterline Length
30 1 / 9.2 m
Beam
10 9 / 3.3 m
Draft
5 10 / 1.8 m
Displacement
12,400 lbs / 5,625 kg
Ballast
4,200 lbs / 1,905 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Yawl
Reported Sail Area
712 ft2 / 66.2 m2
Total Sail Area
652.3 ft2 / 60.6 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
348.5 ft2 / 32.4 m2
P
44 4 / 13.5 m
E
15 8 / 4.8 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
303.8 ft2 / 28.2 m2
I
43 4 / 13.2 m
J
14 0 / 4.3 m
Forestay Length
45 7 / 13.9 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Yanmar
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.35 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
21.26
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
33.87
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
203.39
moderate
Comfort Ratio
24.7
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.86
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Also available with fractional sloop rig.


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