C&C 38-2

1975
Designers
Robert Ball
C&C Design
Builder
C&C Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
98
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
37 6 / 11.5 m
Waterline Length
29 7 / 9 m
Beam
12 0 / 3.7 m
Draft
6 0 / 1.9 m
Displacement
14,700 lbs / 6,668 kg
Ballast
6,800 lbs / 3,084 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
674 ft2 / 62.6 m2
Total Sail Area
674 ft2 / 62.6 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
270.6 ft2 / 25.1 m2
P
43 11 / 13.4 m
E
12 3 / 3.8 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
403.4 ft2 / 37.5 m2
I
49 6 / 15.1 m
J
16 3 / 5 m
Forestay Length
52 1 / 15.9 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Universal
Model
Atomic 4
HP
37
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Capacity
20 gal / 76 l

Accomodations

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

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.29 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.97
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
46.26
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
253.56
moderate
Comfort Ratio
25.76
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.96
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Most of changes made on the C&C 38-2 over the earlier model involved IOR optimization.


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