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Fales 38 Explorer

1978
Designer
Charles Street/Alden
Builder
Fales Yachts/Alden Yachts (USA)
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
FG
Associations
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Dimensions

Length Overall
37 11 / 11.6 m
Waterline Length
33 0 / 10.1 m
Beam
12 0 / 3.7 m
Draft
4 11 / 1.5 m
Displacement
23,500 lbs / 10,659 kg
Ballast
9,000 lbs / 4,082 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Staysail Ketch
Reported Sail Area
710 ft2 / 66 m2
Total Sail Area
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Mainsail
Sail Area
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P
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E
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Mast Height
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Foresail
Sail Area
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I
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J
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Est. Forestay Len.
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Auxilary Power

Make
Perkins
Model
4-236
HP
80
Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
70 gal / 265 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
180 gal / 681 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.7 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
13.85
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
38.3
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
291.93
heavy
Comfort Ratio
38.18
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.68
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

The FALES 38 NAVIGATOR is a pilot house, motor sailor version of the same hull.
Length incl. bowsprit: 41.67’.


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