TARTAN 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 TARTAN 38. Built by Tartan Marine and designed by Sparkman & Stephens, the boat was first built in 1976. It has a hull type of Fin with rudder on skeg and LOA is 11.37. Its sail area/displacement ratio 17.46. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Farymann, runs on Diesel.

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

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:11.37 m / 37.30 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin with rudder on skeg
S.A. (reported):61.97 m2 / 667.04 ft2
Draft (max):2.06 m / 6.76 ft
Displacement:6895 kg / 15200.85 lbs
Ballast:3402 kg / 7500.12 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:1989
Designers:Sparkman & Stephens
LWL:8.69 m / 28.51 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:28.35
Capsize Screening Formula:1.90

Rig And Sail Specs

I:15.24 m / 50.00 ft
S.A. Fore:13.56 m / 44.49 ft
E:3.66 m / 12.01 ft
S.A. Fore:37.16 m2 / 399.99 ft2
S.A. Main:24.81 m2 / 267.05 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)61.97 m2 / 667.04 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:95 L / 25.10 gals


Water:227 L / 59.97 gals


Builders:Tartan Marine
Designers:Sparkman & Stephens


Who designed the TARTAN 38?

TARTAN 38 was designed by Sparkman & Stephens.

Who builds TARTAN 38?

TARTAN 38 is built by Tartan Marine.

When was TARTAN 38 first built?

TARTAN 38 was first built in 1976.

How long is TARTAN 38?

TARTAN 38 is 8.69 m in length.

What is mast height on TARTAN 38?

TARTAN 38 has a mast height of 13.56 m.

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