General design theory of Maine Cat 38 is lightweight, high performance, simple to sail and maintain. Open bridgedeck offers better visibility, better looking and great air flow. The high fineness ratio length to beam ratio close to 12:1 when kept light. Flared hulls with protective “shoulder”
drier ride and huge interior volume. Retractable daggerboards and engines beachable, higher pointing angles and less drag off the wind.
Gunkholers delight 29” draft.