Design Number 334
|Length over guards||38’–8″||11.79 m|
|Designed waterline||37’–6″||11.43 m|
|Beam over guards||18’–0″||5.49 m|
|Draft, loaded||3’–6″||1.07 m|
|Cruising Displ.*||60,000 lbs.||27,216 kg.|
|Pounds per inch imm.||2,572||459 kg/cm|
|Fuel||1,010 Gals.||3,823 liters|
|Water||900 Gals.||3,407 liters|
|Stability—GM||4′ to 6.84’||1.22 to 2.08 m|
This design is another great liveaboard for a couple or a family. The accommodations have the master stateroom up and the guest stateroom in the bow. The head is up, adjoining the master, but with access from the passageway so it can be used by all the crew.
With two feet more beam than the 35′ Packet, she has the stability to carry the raised saloon at the same level as the larger after deck. This also means the engine room can be under the saloon and the “basement” can now have a nice workshop.
The galley in the mid-level is close to both the pilothouse and the saloon. The saloon has a good-sized office in the forward port corner well suited to the tele-commuter—author, investor, retiree or yacht designer….
Tankage is huge for a vessel of this size, permitting long periods away from shore-side facilities. With her great beam she has the high stability needed for comfortable living aboard. While conceived as a coastwise cruiser, she could make Great Lakes crossings or transits to the Bahamas in reasonable weather.
A steel version of this design is now in the works. She will have additional displacement to allow for the additional structural weight of building in steel versus wood.
*CAUTION: The displacement quoted here is for the boat in cruising trim. That is, with the fuel and water tanks filled, the crew on board, as well as the crews’ gear and stores in the lockers. This should not be confused with the “shipping weight” often quoted as “displacement” by some manufacturers. This should be taken into account when comparing figures and ratios between this and other designs.