Jeanneau Sun Shine 38

1983
Designer
Tony Castro
Builder
Jeanneau
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull
Monohull
Keel
Fin
Rudder
Spade
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
38 3 / 11.7 m
Waterline Length
30 8 / 9.4 m
Beam
12 7 / 3.9 m
Draft
6 7 / 2 m
Displacement
11,870 lb / 5,385 kg
Ballast
4,850 lb / 2,200 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Sloop
Reported Sail Area
610′² / 56.7 m²
Total Sail Area
610′² / 56.7 m²
Mainsail
Sail Area
270′² / 25.1 m²
P
39 11 / 12.2 m
E
13 5 / 4.1 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
340′² / 31.6 m²
I
46 3 / 14.1 m
J
14 8 / 4.5 m
Forestay Length
48 7 / 14.8 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Yanmar
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
21 gal / 79 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
55 gal / 208 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?
Cabins
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.42 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
18.75
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
40.85
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
183.71
light
Comfort Ratio
18.87
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.21
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Similar to SUN SHINE 36 but with extended stern.
REGATTA 39 (JEANNEAU) is also similar.
Available in ‘team’ or ‘owners’ versions.

Keel/CB version:
Draft BD:6.92’/2.11m; BU: 4.08’/1.24m
Disp.: 12677 lbs./5750 kgs.
Ballast: 5776 lbs./2620 kgs.

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