Farr 38 (11.6)

1978
Designer
Bruce Farr
Builder
Spindrift Yacht Inc. (CAN) Marina Bracuhy (BR)
Associations
?
# Built
85
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
Wood/FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
38 3 / 11.7 m
Waterline Length
31 2 / 9.5 m
Beam
12 0 / 3.7 m
Draft
6 5 / 2 m
Displacement
10,600 lbs / 4,808 kg
Ballast
4,100 lbs / 1,860 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
689 ft2 / 64 m2
Total Sail Area
689.1 ft2 / 64 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
402.5 ft2 / 37.4 m2
P
44 10 / 13.7 m
E
17 10 / 5.5 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
286.6 ft2 / 26.6 m2
I
43 0 / 13.1 m
J
13 3 / 4.1 m
Forestay Length
45 0 / 13.7 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Pathfinder
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
20 gal / 76 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
105 gal / 397 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.48 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
22.85
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
38.68
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
156.26
light
Comfort Ratio
17.84
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.19
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Farr Design #72. Also known as FARR 11.6M.
Not the same as slightly earlier one-off FARR 38’s (One ton- 1977 - #65 - ‘Jenny H’).


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