Freedom 38

Summary

The Freedom 38 is an American sailboat, that was designed by Gary Mull and first built in 1989.[1][2][3][4][5]

Freedom 38
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Development
DesignerGary Mull
LocationUnited States
Year1989
Builder(s)Tillotson Pearson Inc (Freedom Yachts)
NameFreedom 38
Crewtwo
Boat
Crewtwo
Boat weight13,400 lb (6,100 kg)
Draft4.50 ft (1.37 m)
Hull
ConstructionFiberglass
LOA38.00 ft (11.58 m)
LWL30.62 ft (9.33 m)
Beam12.50 ft (3.81 m)
Hull appendages
Keel/board typewing keel
Ballast5,530 lb (2,510 kg) of lead
Rudder(s)internal spade-type
Rig
GeneralFractional rigged sloop
I foretriangle height33.80 ft (10.30 m)
J foretriangle base11.50 ft (3.51 m)
P mainsail luff45.50 ft (13.87 m)
E mainsail foot16.60 ft (5.06 m)
Sails
Mainsail area377.65 sq ft (35.085 m2)
Jib/genoa area194.35 sq ft (18.056 m2)
Total sail area572.00 sq ft (53.141 m2)
Racing
PHRF144 (average)

The Freedom 38 is a development of the Freedom 36.[1][5]

ProductionEdit

The boat was built by Tillotson Pearson in the United States for Freedom Yachts, starting in 1989. The design is out of production.[1][5]

DesignEdit

The Freedom 38 is a small recreational keelboat, built predominantly of fiberglass, with wood trim. It has a free-standing fractional sloop rig, an internally-mounted spade-type rudder and a fixed fin wing keel. It displaces 13,400 lb (6,078 kg) and carries 5,530 lb (2,508 kg) of lead ballast.[1][2][5]

The boat is fitted with a Japanese Yanmar 3GM diesel engine of 27 hp (20 kW).[1][5]

The boat has a PHRF racing average handicap of 144 and a hull speed of 7.41 kn (13.72 km/h).[2][5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e McArthur, Bruce (2021). "Freedom 38 sailboat specifications and details". sailboatdata.com. Archived from the original on 28 December 2021. Retrieved 28 December 2021.
  2. ^ a b c InterVisionSoft LLC (2016). "Sailboat Specifications for Freedom 38". Sailing Joy. Archived from the original on 2 March 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  3. ^ McArthur, Bruce (2021). "Garry Mull (1939-1994)". sailboatdata.com. Archived from the original on 20 December 2021. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  4. ^ Sea Time Tech, LLC (2021). "Gary Mull". sailboat.guide. Archived from the original on 20 December 2021. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  5. ^ a b c d e f Sea Time Tech, LLC (2021). "Freedom 38". sailboat.guide. Archived from the original on 28 December 2021. Retrieved 28 December 2021.