Taylor 38

1984
Designer
Jim Taylor
Builder
Wiggers Custom Yachts Ltd.
Associations
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# Built
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Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG w/PVC hull and balsa deck

Dimensions

Length Overall
37 6 / 11.4 m
Waterline Length
29 11 / 9.1 m
Beam
11 10 / 3.6 m
Draft
6 11 / 2.1 m
Displacement
11,300 lbs / 5,126 kg
Ballast
6,250 lbs / 2,835 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
658 ft2 / 61.1 m2
Total Sail Area
657.6 ft2 / 61.1 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
292.6 ft2 / 27.2 m2
P
43 11 / 13.4 m
E
13 3 / 4.1 m
Mast Height
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Foresail
Sail Area
365 ft2 / 33.9 m2
I
50 0 / 15.2 m
J
14 7 / 4.5 m
Forestay Length
52 1 / 15.9 m

Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Fuel Type
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Fuel Capacity
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
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Calculations

Hull Speed
7.34 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
20.91
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
55.31
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
186.84
light
Comfort Ratio
19.81
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.12
better suited for coastal cruising

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