PEARSON 385 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 385. Built by Pearson Yachts and designed by William Shaw, the boat was first built in 1984. It has a hull type of Fin with rudder on skeg and LOA is 11.66. Its sail area/displacement ratio 13.16. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Yanmar, runs on Diesel.

PEARSON 385 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 385 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:11.66 m / 38.25 ft
Rigging Type:Cutter
Hull Type:Fin with rudder on skeg
S.A. (reported):57.14 m2 / 615.05 ft2
Draft (max):1.68 m / 5.51 ft
Displacement:9333 kg / 20575.72 lbs
Ballast:4389 kg / 9676.08 lbs
Last Built:1986
Designers:William Shaw
LWL:9.14 m / 29.99 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:37.51
Capsize Screening Formula:1.69

Rig And Sail Specs

I:13.18 m / 43.24 ft
S.A. Fore:10.84 m / 35.56 ft
E:4.42 m / 14.50 ft
S.A. Fore:33.15 m2 / 356.82 ft2
S.A. Main:23.96 m2 / 257.90 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)57.11 m2 / 614.73 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:170 L / 44.91 gals


Water:644 L / 170.13 gals


Builders:Pearson Yachts
Designers:William Shaw


Who designed the PEARSON 385?

PEARSON 385 was designed by William Shaw.

Who builds PEARSON 385?

PEARSON 385 is built by Pearson Yachts.

When was PEARSON 385 first built?

PEARSON 385 was first built in 1984.

How long is PEARSON 385?

PEARSON 385 is 9.14 m in length.

What is mast height on PEARSON 385?

PEARSON 385 has a mast height of 10.84 m.

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