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Bavaria C38, best sailing characteristics meet maximum comfort

Edward Green |
The Bavaria C38 combines perfect sailing characteristics, easy handling and maximum use of the interior space.

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Distinctive design features, such as the Bavaria V-bow and Chines at the stern, guarantee safe and fast sailing characteristics and an incredible amount of space below deck. In the owner’s cabin in the bow, the double bed measures a sensational 1.73 x 2 metres. The berths in the stern cabins measure 1.50 x 2 metres, which must also be close to a record for this size of boat. The foredeck and side decks provide generous room for a sailing yacht of this size.

The innovative hull design also opens up new dimensions below deck. Select from individual cabin layouts ranging from the luxurious 2-cabin version with a spacious bathroom to the comfortable 3-cabin version with two bathrooms. The U-shaped seating area at the starboard side and the portside lounge bench easily cater for eight people during a cosy dinner. As in classic layouts, the L-shaped pantry is located portside. The large saloon table offers comfortable space for up to 8 people.

Bavaria Chines and Bavaria V-shaped bow: These striking hull design characteristics not only give the Bavaria C38 more space below deck, they also provide unusual good sailing performance. The Bavaria Chines ensure more stability, a longer waterline and therefore better performance and a more direct feeling when steering. But the prominent angle at the stern of the Bavaria C38 has another advantage. It yields more space for the stern cabin, providing more comfort.

When developing the rigging and sail plan, the development team from Bavaria Yachts in collaboration with Cossutti Yacht Design focussed on two aspects in particular: easy handling and above-average performance. 46 square metres of sail area for the mainsail and 35 square metres for the genoa sail provide the Bavaria C38 with an extra portion of power from the wind. While sailing with the wind abeam or running before the wind, a Code 0 sail (70 square metres) and a gennaker (130 square metres) ensure maximum speed.


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