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Salona 37 shoal draft

The Salona 37, here in "shoal draft" version, is a 37’ monohull sailboat designed by J&J Design. She was built by AD Boats (Croatia) and made of sandwich fiberglass / polyester with galvanised steel frame. This sailboat was produced between 2006 and 2011 and has been awarded the title of "European Yacht of the Year - Category : 10m < L < 12m" in 2007.

The Salona 37 belongs to the Salona Yachts range. The Salona 37 is as well listed, on Boat-Specs.com, in version Medium draft and Deep draft.

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Salona 37's   Main Features
Model Salona 37
Version Shoal draft
Type of hull Monohull
Category Cruiser-racer sailboat
Shipyard
Designer J&J Design
Range Salona Yachts
Award 2007 European Yacht of the Year - Category : 10m < L < 12m
Construction Hull and deck:
sandwich fiberglass / polyester with galvanised steel frame
First built hull 2006
Last built hull 2011
Appendages Keel :
Fin with bulb
Helm 1 wheel
Rudder 1 spade rudder
Cockpit Open aft cockpit
Unsinkable No
Trailerable No
EC certification A
Standard public price ex. VAT (indicative only) N/A
Salona 37's   Main dimensions
Length overall 37’
Hull length 37’
Waterline length 32’ 7”
Beam (width) 11’ 10”
Draft 5’ 8”
Light displacement 14110 lbs
Ballast weight 5291 lbs
Salona 37's   Rig and sails
Upwind sail area 937 sq.ft
Downwind sail area 1524 sq.ft
Mainsail area 477 sq.ft
Genoa area 460 sq.ft
Symetric spinnaker area 1047 sq.ft
Rigging type Sloop Marconi 9/10
Rotating spars No
Mast position Keel stepped mast
Spars Mast and boom in Aluminum (carbon fiber as an option)
Number of levels of spreaders 2
Spreaders angle Swept-back
IiFore triangle height (from mast foot to fore stay attachment) 48’ 1”
JiFore triangle base (from mast foot to bottom of forestay) 12’ 4”
PiMainsail hoist measurement (from tack to head) 45’ 4”
EiMainsail foot measurement (from tack to clew) 17’ 8”
Salona 37's   Performances
Upwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.
The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat.
25.26
Downwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.
The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat.
41.08
Displacement-Length ratio (DLR)iThe Displacement Length ratio is a figure that points out the boat's weight compared to its waterline length. DLR is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement in tons by the cube of one one-hundredth of the waterline length (in feet).
The DLR can be used to compare the relative mass of different sailboats no matter what their length: a DLR less than 180 is indicative of a really light sailboat (race boat made for planning), while a DLR greater than 300 is indicative of a heavy cruising sailboat.
184
Ballast ratioiThe Ballast ratio is an indicator of the stability; it is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement by the weight of the ballast. Since the stability depends also of the hull shape and the position of the center of gravity, only boats with similar ballast arrangements and hull shape should be considered.
Higher the ballast ratio is, greater is the stability.
38 %
Hull speediAs a ship moves in the water, it creates standing waves that oppose its movement. This effect increases dramatically the resistance when the boat reaches a speed-length ratio (speed-length ratio is the ratio between the speed in knots and the square root of the waterline length in feet) of about 1.2 (corresponding to a Froude Number of 0.35) . This very sharp rise in resistance, between speed-length ratio of 1.2 to 1.5, is insurmountable for heavy sailboats and so becomes an apparent barrier. This leads to the concept of "hull speed".
The hull speed is obtained by multiplying the square root of the waterline length (in feet) by 1.34.
7.66 knots
Salona 37's   Auxiliary engine
Engine(s) 1
Engine type Inboard engine
Engine 30 HP
Fuel type Diesel
Fuel tank capacity 29.1 gal
Salona 37's   Accommodation
Cabin(s) (min/max) 2 / 3
Berth(s) (min/max) 4 / 10
Head(s) 1
Fresh water tank capacity 47.6 gal
Maximum headroom 6’ 2”

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