DOWNEASTER 38 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of DOWNEASTER 38. Built by Down East Yachts Inc. and designed by Henry Mohrschladt, the boat was first built in 1974. It has a hull type of Long Keel and LOA is 11.58. Its sail area/displacement ratio 16.29. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Universal, runs on Diesel.

DOWNEASTER 38 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about DOWNEASTER 38 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:11.58 m / 37.99 ft
Rigging Type:Cutter
Hull Type:Long Keel
S.A. (reported):68.28 m2 / 734.96 ft2
Draft (max):1.5 m / 4.92 ft
Displacement:8845 kg / 19499.86 lbs
Ballast:3629 kg / 8000.57 lbs
Last Built:1981
Designers:Henry Mohrschladt
LWL:8.84 m / 29.00 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:35.40
Capsize Screening Formula:1.76

Rig And Sail Specs

I:13.66 m / 44.82 ft
S.A. Fore:11.58 m / 37.99 ft
E:4.99 m / 16.37 ft
S.A. Fore:39.37 m2 / 423.78 ft2
S.A. Main:28.91 m2 / 311.18 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)68.29 m2 / 735.07 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:341 L / 90.08 gals


Water:189 L / 49.93 gals


Builders:Down East Yachts Inc.
Designers:Henry Mohrschladt


Who designed the DOWNEASTER 38?

DOWNEASTER 38 was designed by Henry Mohrschladt.

Who builds DOWNEASTER 38?

DOWNEASTER 38 is built by Down East Yachts Inc..

When was DOWNEASTER 38 first built?

DOWNEASTER 38 was first built in 1974.

How long is DOWNEASTER 38?

DOWNEASTER 38 is 8.84 m in length.

What is mast height on DOWNEASTER 38?

DOWNEASTER 38 has a mast height of 11.58 m.

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