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Gulf 32

1965 — 1998
Designer
William Garden
Builder
Capital Yachts Corp.
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
32.00 ft / 9.75 m
Waterline Length
23.33 ft / 7.11 m
Beam
10.00 ft / 3.05 m
Draft
5.17 ft / 1.58 m
Displacement
16,000 lb / 7,257 kg
Ballast
6,500 lb / 2,948 kg
Ballast Type
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Cutter
Reported Sail Area
458.00 ft2 / 42.55 m2
Total Sail Area
458.25 ft2 / 42.57 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
220.15 ft2 / 20.45 m2
P
35.00 ft / 10.67 m
E
12.58 ft / 3.83 m
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
238.10 ft2 / 22.12 m2
I
39.00 ft / 11.89 m
J
12.21 ft / 3.72 m
Est. Forestay Len.
40.87 ft / 12.46 m
Mizzen
PY
EY

Auxilary Power

Make
Universal
Model
40
HP
36
Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.47 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
11.54
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
40.63
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
562.51
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
44.09
heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
1.59
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Shoal draft version: 4.5’.


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