Rafiki 37

1975
Designer
Stan Huntingford
Builder
Lien Hwa Industrial Corp.
Associations
?
# Built
55
Hull Type
Long keel w/trans. hung rudder
Construction
FG w/balsa core

Dimensions

Length Overall
36 8 / 11.2 m
Waterline Length
31 11 / 9.8 m
Beam
11 11 / 3.7 m
Draft
6 0 / 1.8 m
Displacement
26,500 lbs / 12,020 kg
Ballast
11,500 lbs / 5,216 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Cutter
Reported Sail Area
729 ft2 / 67.7 m2
Total Sail Area
728.7 ft2 / 67.7 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
352.7 ft2 / 32.8 m2
P
41 6 / 12.7 m
E
16 11 / 5.2 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
376 ft2 / 34.9 m2
I
47 0 / 14.3 m
J
16 0 / 4.9 m
Forestay Length
49 7 / 15.1 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
125 gal / 473 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
195 gal / 738 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.58 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
13.12
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
43.4
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
361.03
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
44.58
heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
1.61
better suited for ocean passages

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