Santana 39

1972 — 1979
Designers
W. Shad Turner
Gary Mull
Builder
Schock W.D.
Associations
?
# Built
20
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
39 0 / 11.9 m
Waterline Length
31 0 / 9.5 m
Beam
11 8 / 3.6 m
Draft
5 6 / 1.7 m
Displacement
18,000 lbs / 8,165 kg
Ballast
6,600 lbs / 2,994 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
686 ft2 / 63.7 m2
Total Sail Area
686 ft2 / 63.7 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
286 ft2 / 26.6 m2
P
43 11 / 13.4 m
E
12 11 / 4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
400 ft2 / 37.2 m2
I
50 0 / 15.2 m
J
16 0 / 4.9 m
Forestay Length
52 5 / 16 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Perkins
Model
?
HP
50
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
38 gal / 144 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
40 gal / 151 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.46 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.98
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
36.67
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
269.74
moderate
Comfort Ratio
31.35
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.78
better suited for ocean passages

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