Popular Cruising Yachts from 35 to 40 Feet Long Overall

Welcome to this ever-growing gallery of some of the most popular cruising yachts between 35 and 40 feet (10.7m to 12.2m) long overall.

Medium sized cruising boats like these are often the sailboat of choice for short-handed crews, and if properly equipped and maintained, will take long offshore voyages in their stride.

Sailboats at the top of this size range, those above 12m long overall, will find that they are charged considerably more in marinas than those that fall just under 12m LOA. Something worth bearing in mind perhaps.

Cavalier 39

'Kiwa', a Cavalier 39 sailboat for saleMany thanks to the owner of 'Kiwa' for this pic of his Cavalier 39

Hull Type:~ Fin keel with skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP

Length Overall:~ 39'0" / 11.9m

Waterline Length:~ 29'6" /9.0m

Beam:~ 11'4" / 3.5m

Draft:~ 6'0" / 1.8m

Rig Type:~ Masthead Sloop

Displacement:~ 18,700lb / 8,482kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 18.5*

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 325*

Designer:~ Bob Salthouse

Builder:~ Export Yachts (New Zealand)

Year First Built:~ 1973

Year Last Built:~ 1979

Number Built:~ 35

Owners Association:~ ?

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Bavaria Cruiser 37

'Aphroditi', a Bavaria Cruiser 37 sailboatMany thanks to the owner of 'Aproditi' for this fine pic of his Bavaria Cruiser 37

Hull Type:~ Bulb fin keel with spade rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP

Length Overall:~ 37'1" / 11.3m

Waterline Length:~ 32'6" /9.9m

Beam:~ 12'0" / 3.7m

Draft:~ 6'5" / 2.0m

Rig Type:~ Fractional Sloop

Displacement:~ 15,432lb / 7,000kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 16.5

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 201

Designer:~ Bruce Farr

Builder:~ Bavaria Yachts (Germany)

Year First Built:~ 2013

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ Bavaria Owners Association

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Tayana 37

The Tayana 37, a heavy displacement offshore cruising yachtA Tayana 37 - a heavy displacement, long-keeled cruising boat, moored in Prickly Bay, Grenada, West Indies.

Hull Type:~ Long Keel

Hull Material:~ GRP

Length Overall:~ 36'8" / 11.2m

Waterline Length:~ 31'0" /9.5m

Beam:~ 11'6" / 3.5m

Draft:~ 5'8" / 1.7m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 22,500lb / 10,206kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 17.4

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 337

Designer:~ Bob Perry

Builder:~ Ta Yang Yacht Building (Taiwan)

Year First Built:~ 1976

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ 558

Owners Association:~ Tayana Owners Group


Malo 50

A Swedish-built Malo 50 sailboat.A Malo 50 cruising boat, moored in Prickly Bay, Grenada, West Indies.

Hull Type:~ Long Fin with Skeg-Hung Rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP

Length Overall:~ 36'5" / 11.1m

Waterline Length:~ 29'5" /9.0m

Beam:~ 11'0" / 3.4m

Draft:~ 4'5" / 1.4m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop (also available as ketch)

Displacement:~ 15,873lb / 7,200kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 19.9

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 275

Designer:~ Olsoners Batbyggen

Builder:~ Malo yachts (Sweden)

Year First Built:~ 1969

Year Last Built:~ 1980

Number Built:~ 140

Owners Association:~ ?


Ovni 395

An Ovni 395 lifting-keel, aluminium sailboat'Zephyr',an Ovni 395 dried out on a Cornish beach. Many thanks to Colin & Rebecca Campbell for this pic of their boat.

Hull Type:~ Lifting keel

Hull Material:~ Aluminium

Length Overall:~ 40'1" / 12.2m

Waterline Length:~ 33'9" /10.3m

Beam:~ 13'5" / 4.1m

Draft:~ Keel down 6'11" / 2.1m, Keel up 1'11" / 0.6m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 19,400lb / 8,800kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 20.0

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 224

Designer:~ Philippe Briand

Builder:~ Chantier Alubat (France)

Year First Built:~ 2004

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ 70

Owners Association:~ Ovni Owners Association


Vancouver 36

A Northshore Vancouver 36 sailboat'Chardonnay', a Northshore Vancouver 36 at anchor in Prickly Bay, Grenada.

Hull Type:~ Long keel

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 36'0" / 11.0m

Waterline Length:~ 27'11" / 8.5m

Beam:~ 11'0" / 3.4m

Draft:~ 5'0" / 1.5m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 20,494lb / 9,296kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 15.0

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 425

Designer:~ Tony Taylor

Builder:~ Northshore Yachts Ltd (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1989

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ ?


Dehler 36

Dehler 36 cruiser/racer sailboat'River Dance', a Dehler 36 Cruiser/Racer

Hull Type:~ Bulb Keel & Spade Rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 36'1" / 11.0m

Waterline Length:~ 29'6" / 9.0m

Beam:~ 11'6" / 3.5m

Draft:~ 6'1" / 1.9m

Rig Type:~ Fractional sloop

Displacement:~ 12,348lb / 5,600kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 19.0

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 214

Designer:~ E.G. van de Stadt

Builder:~ Dehler (Germany)

Year First Built:~ 1986

Year Last Built:~ 1994

Number Built:~ /

Owners Association:~ ?

more about the Dehler 36...


Pearson 38

A Pearson 38 sailboat'Island Dreams', a Pearson 38 cutter at anchor in Rodney Bay, St Lucia.

Hull Type:~ Fin keel & Spade Rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 37'6" / 11.4m

Waterline Length:~ 29'7" / 9.0m

Beam:~ 12'4" / 3.8m

Draft:~ 4'9" / 1.4m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 15,175lb / 6,833kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 17.0

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 262

Designer:~ William Shaw

Builder:~ Cal-Pearson (USA)

Year First Built:~ 1989

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ 21

Owners Association:~ ?


Frigate 36

'La Galouine', a C&C Frigate 36 sailboat from the 1960's.A fully-restored Frigate 36, 'La Galouine'

Hull Type:~ Long keel (with centre-board)

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 35'8" / 10.9m

Waterline Length:~ 24'5" / 7.4m

Beam:~ 10'2" / 3.1m

Draft:~ 7'2" / 2.2m (max), 3'7" / 1.1m (min)

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 12,250lb / 5,557kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 16.0

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 355

Designer:~ C&C (George Cuthbertson & George Cassian)

Builder:~ Belleville Marine Yards (Canada)

Year First Built:~ 1968

Year Last Built:~ 1971

Number Built:~ 36

Owners Association:~ ?


Bayfield 40

A Bayfield 40 ketch'Island Girl', a Bayfield 40 at anchor in St Anne, Martinique

Hull Type:~ Long keel

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 39'0" / 11.9m

Waterline Length:~ 30'6" / 9.3m

Beam:~ 12'0" / 3.7m

Draft:~ 4'11" / 1.5m

Rig Type:~ Staysail ketch

Displacement:~ 21,000lb / 9,526kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 21.1

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 330

Designer:~ Hayden Gozzard

Builder:~ Bayfield Boatyard (Canada)

Year First Built:~ 1982

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ ?


Dufour 380

A Dufour 380 sailboatA Dufour 380 anchored in Prince Rupert Bay, Portsmouth, Dominica

Hull Type:~ Bulb fin keel & spade rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 39'0" / 11.9m

Waterline Length:~ 32'5" / 9.9m

Beam:~ 12'9" / 3.9m

Draft:~ 6'3" / 1.9m

Rig Type:~ Fractional sloop

Displacement:~ 15,564lb / 7,060kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 14.7

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 203

Designer:~ Umberto Felci/Patrick Roséo

Builder:~ Dufour (France)

Year First Built:~ 2011

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ Dufour Owners Association


Island Packet Estero 36

Island Packet Estero 36 sailboatAn Island Packet Estero 36 - note the characteristic Hoyt jib boom.

Hull Type:~ Long keel

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 36'5" / 11.1m

Waterline Length:~ 31'5" / 9.6m

Beam:~ 12'4" / 3.8m

Draft:~ 4'0" / 1.2m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 19,299lb / 8,754kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 15.8

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 277

Designer:~ Robert Johnson

Builder:~ Island Packet Yachts (USA)

Year First Built:~ 2009

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ Island Packet Owners Association

More about the Island Packet Estero 36...


Beneteau 393

A Beneteau 393 sailboat'Glamorous Galah', a Beneteau 393 drives to windward

Hull Type:~ Fin keel & spade rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 38'2" / 11.6m

Waterline Length:~ 35'1" / 10.7m

Beam:~ 13'0" / 4.0m

Draft:~ 5'1" / 1.6m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 17,152lb / 7,780kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 15.4

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 177

Designer:~ Berret/Racoupeau

Builder:~ Beneteau (France)

Year First Built:~ 2002

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ Beneteau Owners Association

More about the Beneteau 393...


Tashiba 40 (aka Baba 40 and Panda 40)

A Tashiba 40 Heavy Displacement Canoe Sterned Cruising Yacht'C-Drifter', a Tashiba 40 Canoe-Sterned Cruising Yacht

Hull Type:~ Long keel

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 39'10" / 12.2m

Waterline Length:~ 34'6" / 10.5m

Beam:~ 12'10" / 3.9m

Draft:~ 5'6" / 1.7m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 29,000lb / 13,154kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 14.7

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 315

Designer:~ Bob Perry

Builder:~ Ta Shing Yacht Builders (Taiwan)

Year First Built:~ 1984

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ ?

Previously marketed as the Baba 40 and the Panda 40

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Oyster Heritage 37

The Oyster Heritage 37 cruising yachtMany thanks to Andy Thomson for this pic of his Oyster Heritage 37 'Spellbinder'

Hull Type:~ Fin keel with Skeg-Hung Rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 37'0" / 11.3m

Waterline Length:~ 31'3" / 9.5m

Beam:~ 12'0" / 3.7m

Draft:~ 5'4" / 1.6m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 14,535lb / 6,593kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 16.5*

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 213*

Designer:~ Holman & Pye

Builder:~ Oyster Marine Ltd (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1984

Year Last Built:~ 1988

Number Built:~ 35

Owners Association:~ Oyster Owners


Southerly 115 Mk1

A Southerly 115 Swing Keel CruiserA Southerly 115 Swing-Keel Cruiser in Plymouth Sound

Hull Type:~ Swing keel

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 36'10" / 11.2m

Waterline Length:~ 27'6" / 8.4m

Beam:~ 11'11" / 3.6m

Draft (min):~ 2'3" / 0.7m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 15,215lb / 6,902kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ ?

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 326

Designer:~ Dick Carter

Builder:~ Northshore Yachts (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1983

Year Last Built:~ Not known

Number Built:~ Not known

Owners Association:~ Southerly Owners Association

More about the Southerly 115...


Colvic Countess 37

A Colvic Countess 37 Sailboat'Tudor Rose', a Colvic Countess 37 at anchor in Five Islands Bay, Antigua, West Indies

Hull Type:~ Fin keel with balanced rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 37'5" / 11.4m

Waterline Length:~ 29'6" / 9.0m

Beam:~ 12'10" / 3.9m

Draft:~ 5'7" / 1.7m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 19,048lb / 8,640kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ ?

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 330

Designer:~ Ian Anderson

Builder:~ Colvic Craft (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1986

Year Last Built:~ Not known

Number Built:~ Not known

Owners Association:~ Not known


Shearwater 39

A Shearwater 39 cruising yacht'Sea Lion', a Shearwater 39 on a mooring in Jolly Harbour, Antigua

Hull Type:~ Fin keel with transom-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass) or wood

Length Overall:~ 39'4" / 12.0m

Waterline Length:~ 33'9" / 10.3m

Beam:~ 12'9" / 3.9m

Draft:~ 5'11" / 1.8m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 21,605lb / 9,800kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 17

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 250

Designer:~ Dudley Dix

Builder:~ Nebe Boatworks (South Africa)

Year First Built:~ 1990

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ 29

Owners Association:~ Not known

More about the Shearwater 39...


Island Packet 38

Island Packet 38 sailboat'Blue Pearl', an Island Packet 38 at anchor in Five Islands Bay, Antigua

Hull Type:~ Long keel

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 38'0" / 11.6m

Waterline Length:~ 33'0" / 10.1m

Beam:~ 12'8" / 3.9m

Draft:~ 5'0" / 1.5m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 21,500lb / 9,752kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 18

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 267

Designer:~ Bob Johnson

Builder:~ Island Packet Yachts (USA)

Year First Built:~ 1986

Year Last Built:~ 1993

Number Built:~ 188

Owners Association:~ Island Packet Yacht Owners Association

More about the Island Packet 38...


Island Packet 380

Island Packet 380 cutter sailboat'Harmonium Cays', an Island Packet 380 cutter sailing beautifully on passage from Guadeloupe to Antigua

Hull Type:~ Long keel

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 39'7" / 12.00m

Waterline Length:~ 32'0" / 9.8m

Beam:~ 13'0" / 4.0m

Draft:~ 4'4" / 1.3m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 21,000lb / 9,526kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 16

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 286

Designer:~ Bob Johnson

Builder:~ Island Packet Yachts (USA)

Year First Built:~ 1999

Year Last Built:~ 2004

Number Built:~ Not known

Owners Association:~ Island Packet Yacht Owners Association

More about the Island Packet 380...


S2 11.0

An S2 11.0 sailboat'Haven', an S2 11.0 powers through the waves on passage from Guadeloupe to Antigua.

Hull Type:~ Fin keel with skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 36'0" / 11.00m

Waterline Length:~ 28'3" / 8.6m

Beam:~ 11'11" / 3.6m

Draft:~ 5'6" / 1.7m (deep draft version);4'6" / 1.4m (shoal draft version)

Rig Type:~ Masthead Sloop

Displacement:~ 15,000lb / 6,804kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 16

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 317

Designer:~ Arthur Edmunds

Builder:~ S2 Yachts (USA)

Year First Built:~ 1980

Year Last Built:~ 1987

Number Built:~ 66

Owners Association:~ Not known


Bowman 36

A Bowman 36 sailboat'Tilly Whim', a Bowman 36 cruising yacht from the 1970s

Hull Type:~ Long keel

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 36'0" / 11.00m

Waterline Length:~ 26'8" / 8.1m

Beam:~ 11'4" / 3.5m

Draft:~ 5'8" / 1.7m

Rig Type:~ Masthead Sloop

Displacement:~ 19,500lb / 8,845kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 12

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 459

Designer:~ Holman & Pye

Builder:~ Bowman Yachts (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1970

Year Last Built:~ Not known

Number Built:~ Not known

Owners Association:~ Not known


Pearson 39-2

Pearson 38 sailboat'Kairos', a Pearson 39-2. These cruising yachts have three keel options - Fin, Centreboard or Wing Keel

Many thanks to Crystal and Rob Bleecher for this pic of their fine cruising yacht.

Hull Type:~ Fin keel and spade rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 39'3" / 12.00m

Waterline Length:~ 31'3" / 9.5m

Beam:~ 12'5" / 3.8m

Draft:~ 6'10" / 2.1m

Rig Type:~ Masthead Sloop

Displacement:~ 16,800lb / 7,620kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 18

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 246

Designer:~ William Shaw

Builder:~ Pearson Yachts (USA)

Year First Built:~ 1986

Year Last Built:~ 1991

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ ?


Hunter 39

A Hunter 39 under full sail'Lagoona', a Hunter 39, heading north from Martinique towards Les Saintes

Hull Type:~ Fin keel and spade rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 39'4" / 12.00m

Waterline Length:~ 34'8" / 10.6m

Beam:~ 12'11" / 3.9m

Draft:~ 6'6" / 2.0m

Rig Type:~ B&R Rig

Displacement:~ 18,077lb / 8,200kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 23

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 194

Designer:~ Glenn Henderson

Builder:~ Hunter Yachts (USA)

Year First Built:~ 2009

Year Last Built:~ in production

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ Hunter Boat Owners


Swan 40

A Swan 40 sailboat at anchor'Teragram', a classic Sparkman & Stephens Swan 40 at anchor in Falmouth Bay, Antigua.

Hull Type:~ Fin keel and skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 39'3" / 12.00m

Waterline Length:~ 28'6" / 8.7m

Beam:~ 10'10" / 3.3m

Draft:~ 6'8" / 2.1m

Rig Type:~ Masthead Sloop

Displacement:~ 19,000lb / 8,618kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 16

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 365

Designer:~ Sparkman & Stephens

Builder:~ Nautor Swan

Year First Built:~ 1970

Year Last Built:~ 1972

Number Built:~ 51

Owners Association:~ S&S Swan Association


Valiant 40

A Valiant 40 cutter-rigged, long-distance cruising yacht'New World', a Valiant 40 Bluewater Cruising Yacht

Many thanks to Barry Bateman for this great pic of his boat. 

Hull Type:~ Fin keel and skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 39'10" / 10.90m

Waterline Length:~ 34'0" / 10.36m

Beam:~ 12'4" / 3.76m

Draft:~ 6'0" / 1.83m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 22,500lb / 10,206kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 15.5

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 256

Designer:~ Bob Perry

Builder:~ Valiant Yachts (USA)

Year First Built:~ 1973

Year Last Built:~ 1990

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ ?



Westerly Conway 36

Westerly Conway 36 ketch-rigged sailboat'Weohgi', a ketch-rigged Westerly Conway 36, winter-sailing off the south coast of England. Many thanks to owner Geoffrey Mills for the pic.

Hull Type:~ Fin keel and skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 35'9" / 10.90m

Waterline Length:~ 30'3" / 9.22m

Beam:~ 11'2" / 3.40m

Draft:~ 6'0" / 1.83m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 16,182lb / 7,316kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ ?

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 260

Designer:~ Laurent Giles

Builder:~ Westerly Marine Ltd (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1975

Year Last Built:~ 1978

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ Westerly Owner Association

More about the Westerly Conway 36...


Cascade 36

A Cascade 36 sloopReefed down, 'Transcendence' - a Cascade 36 sloop - is making good progress into a short chop. Thanks to owner Michael McLaughlin for the pic.

Hull Type:~ Fin keel and spade rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 35'7" / 10.84m

Waterline Length:~ 28'10" / 8.80m

Beam:~ 10'0" / 3.0m

Draft:~ 5'7" / 1.71m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 12,500lb / 5,670kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 17.6

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 234

Designer:~ Robert Smith

Builder:~ Cascade Yachts (USA)

Year First Built:~ 1967

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ 156

Owners Association:~ ?


Warrior 40

A Warrior 40 sailboat'Summerbird' a Warrior 40 long distance cruiser at anchor in the River Yealm, near Plymouth, UK

Hull Type:~ Fin keel and skeg hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 39'4" / 12.00m

Waterline Length:~ 31'3" / 9.53m

Beam:~ 13'0" / 4.0m

Draft:~ 5'0" / 1.52m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 18,739lb / 8,500kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ ?

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 273

Designer:~ Angus Primrose & Bill Dixon

Builder:~ Trident Marine (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1988

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ ?

More about the Warrior 40...


Tradewind 35

A Tradewind 35 Sailboat'Barnstormer', a Tradewind 35 heavy displacement cruising yacht at anchor under Jennycliff in Plymouth Sound, UK

Hull Type:~ Long keel

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 35'0" / 10.67m

Waterline Length:~ 25'10" / 7.87m

Beam:~ 10'6" / 3.2m

Draft:~ 5'6" / 1.68m

Rig Type:~ Cutter

Displacement:~ 19,442lb / 8,819kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 22.2

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 504

Designer:~ John Rock

Builder:~ Blondecell. (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1975

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ 70

Owners Association:~ ?


Wasa 30

Hull Type:~ Fin keel with spade rudder.

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 36'1" / 11.0m

Waterline Length:~ 29'6" / 9.0m

Beam:~ 7'3" / 2.2m

Draft:~ 5'11" / 1.8m

Rig Type:~ Fractional sloop

Displacement:~ 5,290lb / 2,400kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 22.2

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 91.2

Designer:~ Leif Angermark

Builder:~ Wasa Marin A.B. (Sweden)

Year First Built:~ 1978

Year Last Built:~ 1980

Number Built:~ 60

Owners Association:~ ?

Thank you, Han van der Stap, for submitting this pic of your stunning yacht 'SysterSol'. As you say, she is "a beautiful Swedish boat, sure and fast, for long distance cruising."

There are two versions, the 30HR (High Rig) and the 30LR (Low Rig). 'SysterSol' is the 30HR which will account for her high performance.


Allied Princess 36

<i>'Gabriel'</i>, an aft-cockpit ketch-rigged version of the Allied Princess 36 cruising yacht.'Gabriel', an Allied Princess 36 Mk2

Hull Type:~ Long keel.

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 37'7" / 11.5m

Waterline Length:~ 27'6" / 8.4m

Beam:~ 11'0" / 3.4m

Draft:~ 5'1" / 1.6m

Rig Type:~ Masthead ketch

Displacement:~ 15,400lb / 6,985kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 16.4

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 331

Designer:~ Arthur Edmunds

Builder:~ Allied Yachts (USA)

Year First Built:~ 1972

Year Last Built:~ 1984

Number Built:~ 140+

Owners Association:~ ?

Many thanks to David Humphreys for submitting this great pic of 'Gabriel', his ketch-rigged Allied Princess 36 Mk2. The Mk2 version was introduced in 1980, unlike its predecessor, sporting a bowsprit. Both versions were available as either ketch or cutter rigs.

David tells us that 'Gabriel' (hull #130)has been well maintained and up-graded since her commissioning in 1980. She's based in Annapolis MD and spends her days sailing to local destinations with a few over-nighters.



Ohlson 38

An Ohlson 38 sailboatThe Ohlson 38 'Azzurro' at anchor off St Anne, Martinique in the French West Indies

Hull Type:~ Fin keel with skeg-hung rudder.

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 37'1" / 11.3m

Waterline Length:~ 27'6" / 8.4m

Beam:~ 10'1" / 3.1m

Draft:~ 5'7" / 1.7m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 14,900lb / 6,759kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 15.5

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 317

Designer:~ Einar Ohlson

Builder:~ Tyler Boat Co. Ltd. (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1969

Year Last Built:~ 1980

Number Built:~ 129

Owners Association:~ ?



Rival 38

A Peter Brett designed Rival 38 cruising sailboatThe Rival 38 'Wandering Dream' at anchor off Deshaies in Guadeloupe, French West Indies

Hull Type:~ Fin keel with skeg-hung rudder.

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 37'7" / 11.5m

Waterline Length:~ 29'6" / 9.0m

Beam:~ 11'3" / 3.4m

Draft:~ 5'4" / 1.6m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 17,280lb / 7,838kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 17.9

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 300

Designer:~ Peter Brett

Builder:~ Rival/Southern Boatbuilding Co. Ltd. (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1977

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ 63

Owners Association:~ Rival Owners Association



Rustler 36

A Holman & Pye designed Rusler 36 cruising yachtThe Rustler 36 'Eschaton' at anchor off Jolly Harbour in Antigua, West Indies

Hull Type:~ Long keel, with transom-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 35'4" / 10.8m

Waterline Length:~ 26'11" / 8.2m

Beam:~ 11'0" / 3.4m

Draft:~ 5'6" / 1.7m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 16,805lb / 7,623kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 11.4

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 385

Designer:~ Holman & Pye

Builder:~ Rustler Yachts (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1980

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ 100

Owners Association:~ Rustler Yachts Owners Group



Moody 376

'Seahawk', a Moody 376 cruising yacht'Seahawk', a Moody 376 cruising yacht in ocean-going trim

Hull Type:~ Fin keel, with skeg-hung rudder (balanced)

Hull Material:~ GRP (fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 37'10" / 11.5m

Waterline Length:~ 31'2" / 9.5m

Beam:~ 12'5" / 3.8m

Draft:~ 5'6" / 1.7m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 16,250lb / 7,571kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 16.2

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 240

Designer:~ Bill Dixon

Builder:~ Marine Projects Ltd (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1985

Year Last Built:~ 1991

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ Moody Owners Association



Pacific Seacraft 37

A Pacific Seacraft 37 sailboat at anchor'Sea Glass', a Pacific Seacraft 37 Long-Distance Ocean Cruiser

Hull Type:~ Fin keel, with skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 36'11" / 11.3m

Waterline Length:~ 27'9" / 8.5m

Beam:~ 10'10" / 3.3m

Draft:~ 5'6" / 1.7m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop (also available as a cutter or yawl)

Displacement:~ 16,000lb / 7,258kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 15.6

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 334

Designer:~ Bill Crealock

Builder:~ Pacific Seacraft (USA)

Year First Built:~ 1980

Year Last Built:~ Still in production

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ ?



Gib'Sea 37

A Gib'Sea 37, also produced as the Jeanneau 'Sun Fizz'A ketch-rigged Gib'Sea 37 moored in Grande Anse D'Arlet, Martinique, in the West Indies

Hull Type:~ Fin keel, with balanced rudder on skeg

Hull Material:~ GRP (fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 37'5" / 11.4m

Waterline Length:~ 30'0" / 9.1m

Beam:~ 12'4" / 3.8m

Draft:~ 6'3" / 1.9m

Rig Type:~ Masthead sloop

Displacement:~ 15,300lb / 6,940kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 21.8

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 253

Designer:~ Michel Joubert

Builder:~ Jeanneau (France)

Year First Built:~ 1974

Year Last Built:~ 1980

Number Built:~ 350

Owners Association:~ Jeanneau Owners Network



Island Packet 35

Hull Type:~ Long keel

Hull Material:~ GRP (fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 35'4" / 10.8m

Waterline Length:~ 30'0" / 9.1m

Beam:~ 12'0" / 3.7m

Draft:~ 4'6" / 1.4m

Rig Type:~ Cutter-rigged sloop

Displacement:~ 17,500lb / 7,938kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 15.3

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 289

Designer:~ Bob Johnson

Builder:~ Island Packet Yachts (US)

Year First Built:~ 1988

Year Last Built:~ 1994

Number Built:~ 178

Owners Association:~ Island Packet Home Port



Nauticat 38

Hull Type:~ Fin keel with skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 37'6" / 11.4m

Waterline Length:~ 30'4" / 9.2m

Beam:~ 11'2" / 3.4m

Draft:~ 5'11" / 1.8m

Rig Type:~ Cutter rigged ketch

Displacement:~ 24,200lb / 10,977kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 13.7

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 387

Designer:~ Kaj Gufstafsson

Builder:~ Siltala Yachts (Finland)

Year First Built:~ 1975

Year Last Built:~ Still in production

Number Built:~ 277 to date (January 2014)

Owners Association:~ Nauticat Association

Nauticat Website:~ www.nauticat.com



Rival 36

Hull Type:~ Fin keel with skeg-hung rudder. There is also a shoal draft version with a Scheel keel, and a centreboard version.

Hull Material:~ GRP (Fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 35'10" / 10.92m

Waterline Length:~ 27'2" / 8.3m

Beam:~ 11'0" / 3.4m

Draft:~ 6'0" / 1.8m

Draft (Centreboard version):~ Max 6'9" / 2.1m, Min 3'9" / 1.1m

Rig Type:~ Cutter rigged sloop

Displacement:~ 14,250lb / 6,464kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 15.6

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 317

Designer:~ Peter Brett

Builder:~ Rival Bowman (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1980

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ 78

Owners Association:~ Rival Owners Association



Rival Bowman 40 Cruising Yachts

Of all the cruising yachts on this page, the cutter-rigged Rival Bowman 40 would be my choice for long-distance sailing.

Hull Type:~ Scheel keel and skeg-hung rudder

Hull Material:~ GRP (fiberglass)

Length Overall:~ 39'11" / 12.2m

Waterline Length:~ 32'0" / 9.8m

Beam:~ 12'7" / 3.8m

Draft:~ 4'11" / 1.5m

Rig Type:~ Cutter-rigged sloop

Displacement:~ 19,000lb / 8,618kg

Sail Area/Displacement Ratio:~ 16.8

Displacement/Length Ratio:~ 259

Designer:~ Chuck Paine

Builder:~ Southern Boat Building Ltd (UK)

Year First Built:~ 1987

Year Last Built:~ ?

Number Built:~ ?

Owners Association:~ Rival Owners Association

Bowman website:~ Rival Bowman (UK)

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