PEARSON 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 PEARSON 38. Built by Pearson Yachts and designed by William Shaw, the boat was first built in 1989. It has a hull type of Fin w/spade rudder and LOA is 11.43. Its sail area/displacement ratio 17.16. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Yanmar, runs on Diesel.

PEARSON 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 PEARSON 38 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:11.43 m / 37.50 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/spade rudder
S.A. (reported):60.85 m2 / 654.98 ft2
Draft (max):1.45 m / 4.76 ft
Displacement:6883 kg / 15174.40 lbs
Ballast:2744 kg / 6049.48 lbs
Construction:FG w/balsa cored deck
Ballast Type:Lead
# Built:21
Designers:William Shaw
LWL:9.02 m / 29.59 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:25.86
Capsize Screening Formula:2.00

Rig And Sail Specs

Mast Height from DWL:1.75 m / 5.74 ft

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:83 L / 21.93 gals


Water:314 L / 82.95 gals


Builders:Pearson Yachts
Designers:William Shaw


Who designed the PEARSON 38?

PEARSON 38 was designed by William Shaw.

Who builds PEARSON 38?

PEARSON 38 is built by Pearson Yachts.

When was PEARSON 38 first built?

PEARSON 38 was first built in 1989.

How long is PEARSON 38?

PEARSON 38 is 9.02 m in length.

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