Express 37

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Class overview
Name: Express 37
Subclasses: MK I
MK II
Completed: 65 (10 MK IIs)
General characteristics
Displacement: 10,500 pounds (4,800 kg)
Length: 37 ft 4 in (11.38 m) (LOA)
30 ft 10 in (9.40 m) (LWL)
Beam: 11 ft 6 in (3.51 m)
Draft: 7 ft 3 in (2.21 m) (fin)
Sail plan:

Sloop
MK I

  • I - 48.9 ft (14.9 m)
  • J - 14.33 ft (4.37 m)
  • P - 42 feet (13 m)
  • E - 13.9 feet (4.2 m)

MK II

  • I - 50.5 feet (15.4 m)
  • J - 14.33 feet (4.37 m)
  • P - 43.8 feet (13.4 m)
  • E - 13.9 feet (4.2 m)

The Express 37 is a light displacement sloop designed by Carl Schumacher.[1] It was built by Terry Alsberg at the Alsberg Brothers Boatworks in Santa Cruz, California from 1984 to 1988. The Express 37 finished first, second and third in its debut at the 1985 Transpac.[2]

The later Mk II version has a taller rig, an updated keel and rudder and a more cruising oriented interior.[3] The Express 37 one design class association races the original Mk I rig.

Express 37's pHat Jack and Stewball racing in the Spring One Design Regatta of the St Francis Yacht Club on San Francisco Bay, California, USA
Express 37's pHat Jack and Stewball racing on San Francisco Bay

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References[edit]

  1. ^ rkm (March 2002). "Carl Schumacher, 1949-2002". Latitude 38. 
  2. ^ Jack Horner (February 2007). "Express 37". Spinsheet. 
  3. ^ John Kretschmer (June 2005). "Express 37". Sailing Magazine. 

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