Peterson 38

1982
Designer
Doug Peterson
Builder
Plastrend / Composite Technologies
Associations
?
# Built
8
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
37 9 / 11.5 m
Waterline Length
31 5 / 9.6 m
Beam
12 0 / 3.7 m
Draft
7 1 / 2.2 m
Displacement
14,500 lbs / 6,577 kg
Ballast
7,000 lbs / 3,175 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
720 ft2 / 66.9 m2
Total Sail Area
708.6 ft2 / 65.8 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
307.7 ft2 / 28.6 m2
P
46 1 / 14.1 m
E
13 3 / 4.1 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
401 ft2 / 37.3 m2
I
51 2 / 15.6 m
J
15 8 / 4.8 m
Forestay Length
53 6 / 16.3 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Perkins
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
15 gal / 57 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
30 gal / 114 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.52 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
19.37
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
48.28
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
207.1
moderate
Comfort Ratio
24.12
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.98
better suited for ocean passages

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