Hustler 32

1978 — 1983
Designer
Stephen Jones
Builder
Verl Yachts (UK)
Association
Half Ton Class
# Built
27
Hull
Monohull
Keel
Fin
Rudder
Spade
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
32 3 / 9.9 m
Waterline Length
25 0 / 7.6 m
Beam
11 3 / 3.4 m
Draft
5 10 / 1.8 m
Displacement
6,700 lb / 3,039 kg
Ballast
2,950 lb / 1,338 kg
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Rig and Sails

Type
Sloop
Reported Sail Area
413′² / 38.4 m²
Total Sail Area
414′² / 38.4 m²
Mainsail
Sail Area
231′² / 21.4 m²
P
35 5 / 10.8 m
E
12 11 / 4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
183′² / 17 m²
I
33 11 / 10.4 m
J
10 9 / 3.3 m
Forestay Length
35 7 / 10.9 m

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?
Cabins
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.7 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
18.59
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
44.03
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
191.43
light
Comfort Ratio
15.05
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.39
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

IOR 1/2 ton. (Prototype was ‘Smokey Bear’, 2nd at Poole, UK, 1978)
Also called VERL 32.

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