Frers 38

1988
Designer
German Frers
Builder
Carroll Marine
Associations
?
# Built
18
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
38 5 / 11.7 m
Waterline Length
30 1 / 9.2 m
Beam
12 9 / 3.9 m
Draft
7 6 / 2.3 m
Displacement
14,500 lbs / 6,577 kg
Ballast
6,450 lbs / 2,926 kg (Lead)

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
727 ft2 / 67.5 m2
Total Sail Area
726.7 ft2 / 67.5 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
334.1 ft2 / 31 m2
P
45 8 / 13.9 m
E
14 7 / 4.5 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
392.5 ft2 / 36.5 m2
I
52 3 / 16 m
J
14 11 / 4.6 m
Forestay Length
54 5 / 16.6 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Yanmar
Model
3GMF 30
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
24 gal / 91 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
60 gal / 227 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.35 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
19.56
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
44.48
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
237.84
moderate
Comfort Ratio
22.99
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
2.09
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

During the production run of the FRERS 38 a number of modifications were made to the keel, rudder and rig.


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