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Hanse 348 furling mainsail

The Hanse 348, here in "furling mainsail" version, is a 32’10” monohull sailboat designed by Fietje Judel and Rolf E. Vrolijk. She was built by Hanse (Germany) and made of sandwich balsa / fiberglass / polyester. The production started in 2018 and has been awarded the title of "Cruising World - Boat of the Year - Category: Best Value" in 2019.

The Hanse 348 is as well listed, on Boat-Specs.com, in version Shoal draft and Medium draft.

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Hanse 348's   Main Features
Model Hanse 348
Version Furling mainsail
Type of hull Monohull
Category Cruising sailboat
Shipyard
Designer Fietje Judel
Rolf E. Vrolijk
Award 2019 Cruising World - Boat of the Year - Category: Best Value
Construction Hull and deck:
sandwich balsa / fiberglass / polyester
First built hull 2018
Last built hull Still in production
Appendages Keel :
L-shaped keel (with bulb)
Helm 2 wheels
Rudder 1 spade rudder
Cockpit Open aft cockpit
Unsinkable No
Trailerable No
EC certification B
Standard public price ex. VAT (indicative only) About
96 000
(2018)
Hanse 348's   Main dimensions
Length overall 34’ 1”
Hull length 32’ 10”
Waterline length 31’ 4”
Beam (width) 11’ 6”
Draft 5’ 1”
Mast height from DWL 53’ 4”
Light displacement 14330 lbs
Ballast weight 5071 lbs
Ballast type Cast iron
Hanse 348's   Rig and sails
Upwind sail area 597 sq.ft
Downwind sail area 1281 sq.ft
Mainsail area 301 sq.ft
Genoa area 296 sq.ft
Jib area 248 sq.ft
Symetric spinnaker area 980 sq.ft
Asymetric spinnaker area 878 sq.ft
Gennaker area 684 sq.ft
Code 5 area 526 sq.ft
Rigging type Sloop Marconi (in-mast furling mainsail) 9/10
Rotating spars No
Mast position Deck stepped mast
Spars Mast and boom in Aluminum
Standing rigging 1x19 strand wire discontinuous
Number of levels of spreaders 2
Spreaders angle 22 °
IiFore triangle height (from mast foot to fore stay attachment) 44’ 7”
JiFore triangle base (from mast foot to bottom of forestay) 12’ 8”
PiMainsail hoist measurement (from tack to head) 43’
EiMainsail foot measurement (from tack to clew) 14’ 5”
Hanse 348'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.
15.93
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.
34.17
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.
211
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.
35 %
Righting moment @ 1°iThe righting moment is a moment (torque) that tends to restore a boat to its previous position after a rotational displacement. Its value corresponds to the torque needed to heel the boat for this angle.
Higher the righting moment is for an angle, greater is the stability at this angle.
940 lbs.ft
Righting moment @ 30°iThe righting moment is a moment (torque) that tends to restore a boat to its previous position after a rotational displacement. Its value corresponds to the torque needed to heel the boat for this angle.
Higher the righting moment is for an angle, greater is the stability at this angle.
20831 lbs.ft
Maximum righting momentiThe righting moment is a moment (torque) that tends to restore a boat to its previous position after a rotational displacement. Its value corresponds to the torque needed to heel the boat for this angle.
Higher the righting moment is for an angle, greater is the stability at this angle.
26039 lbs.ft @ 55.00 °
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.
7.50 knots
Hanse 348's   Auxiliary engine
Engine(s) 1
Engine type Inboard engine
Engine (min/max) 21 HP / 29 HP
Fuel type Diesel
Fuel tank capacity 42.3 gal
Hanse 348's   Accommodation
Cabin(s) (min/max) 2 / 3
Berth(s) (min/max) 5 / 7
Fresh water tank capacity 60.8 gal
Holding tank capacity 9.2 gal
Chart table 2’ 4” x 1’ 7”
Maximum headroom 6’ 1”
Galley headroom 6’ 2”
Head headroom 6’ 4”
Hanse 348's   Saloon
Saloon table width (min/max) 3’ 1” / 3’ 7”
Berth length 6’ 2”
Berth width 2’ 1”
Hanse 348's   Fore cabin
Berth length 6’ 1”
Berth width 5’ 7”
Hanse 348's   Aft cabin
Maximum headroom 6’ 1”
Berth length 6’ 7”
Berth width 4’ 11”

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