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  1. RAFIKI 37

    40 to 50 indicates a heavy bluewater boat; over 50 indicates an extremely heavy bluewater boat. Comfort ratio = D ÷ (.65 x (.7 LWL + .3 LOA) x Beam^1.33), where displacement is expressed in pounds, and length is expressed in feet. Capsize Screening Formula (CSF): Designed to determine if a boat has blue water capability.

  2. Rafiki 37

    The Rafiki 37 is a 36.75ft cutter designed by Stan Huntingford and built in fiberglass by Lien Hwa Industrial Corp. since 1975. 55 units have been built. The Rafiki 37 is a heavy sailboat which is under powered. It is very stable / stiff and has an excellent righting capability if capsized. It is best suited as a heavy bluewater cruising boat.

  3. Rafiki 37

    Rafiki 37 is a 36′ 8″ / 11.2 m monohull sailboat designed by Stan Huntingford and built by Lien Hwa Industrial Corp. starting in 1975. ... The lower a boat's ratio is, the less power it takes to drive the boat to its nominal hull speed or beyond. Read more. Formula. D/L = (D ÷ 2240) ÷ (0.01 x LWL)³ D: Displacement of the boat in pounds ...

  4. Rafiki 37 owners out there?

    1 post · Joined 2010. #2 · May 8, 2010. Rafiki 37. I am the Owner of Rafiki 37 Hull #1. We have circumnavagated with this boat.There were 55 made and most are on the west coast. They have more storage than 90% of 37 foot boats and have features that are comparable to most 40 footers. They are cored.

  5. Review of Rafiki 37

    The immersion rate is defined as the weight required to sink the boat a certain level. The immersion rate for Rafiki 37 is about 238 kg/cm, alternatively 1335 lbs/inch. Meaning: if you load 238 kg cargo on the boat then it will sink 1 cm. Alternatively, if you load 1335 lbs cargo on the boat it will sink 1 inch.

  6. 1976 Western Pacific Yacht Rafiki 37

    Cherry Hill embodies beauty in simplicity. This Rafiki 37 cutter seamlessly combines elegant design with practical functionality, ensuring both aesthetic appeal and ease of use. From its well-crafted teak interior and versatile cutter rig to its secure deck layout and spacious cabin, Cherry Hill offers a harmonious blend of form and function ...

  7. RAFIKI 37: Reviews, Specifications, Built, Engine

    1 of 2. If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of RAFIKI 37. Built by Lien Hwa Industrial Corp. and designed by Stan Huntingford, the boat was first built in 1975. It has a hull type of Long keel w/trans. hung rudder and LOA is 11.2.

  8. 1976 Rafiki 37 Cutter

    Simba. Simba, a Rafiki 37 cutter was designed as an offshore cruiser with three primary objectives. Simplicity, seaworthiness and beauty. It was designed by Stan Huntington and based on Colin Archer's hard working Norwegian double enders. These are stout, weatherly hulls which stayed out and kept working in the wildest of North Sea conditions.

  9. 1978 Rafiki 37

    110V AC / 12V DC. Thirty amp shore-power service. Arin Jeffers and Atomic Tuna Yachts brings to you what could be the most well kept and extensively upgraded Rafiki 37 that has appeared on the market in the last 15 years.This solidly built and very capable blue-water cruiser has the looks of a classic but upon closer inspection, one will notice ...

  10. Specifications RAFIKI 37

    RAFIKI 37 Sailboat Data Hull Type: Long keel w/trans. hung rudder Rigging Type: Cutter LOA: 36.75 ft / 11.20 m LWL: 32.00 ft / 9.75 m S.A. (reported): 729.00 ft² / 67.73 m² Beam: 11.97 ft / 3.65 m Displacement: 26,500.00 lb / 12,020 kg Ballast: 11,500.00 lb / 5,216…

  11. 1978 rafiki rafiki 37 sailboat for sale in California

    1978 37' rafiki rafiki 37 sailboat for sale in San Diego California

  12. Slocum 37, Rafiki 37 performance...

    Join Date: Jun 2012. Location: Palm City, Florida. Boat: Slocum 37. Posts: 228. Slocum 37, Rafiki 37 performance... Does anyone out there own a Slocum 37. I just bought one. On our test sail in 8-13 knot breezes she was doing approx. 6-7 Knots with a 150% genoa. Not bad for a 28K pound full keeled boat.

  13. 1976 Rafiki 37 Cutter for sale

    Description. 1976 Rafiki 37. Cherry Hill embodies beauty in simplicity. This Rafiki 37 cutter seamlessly combines elegant design with practical functionality, ensuring both aesthetic appeal and ease of use. From its well-crafted teak interior and versatile cutter rig to its secure deck layout and spacious cabin, Cherry Hill offers a harmonious ...

  14. Rafiki 37 boats for sale

    A sailboat built by Rafiki, the 37 is a cutter vessel. Rafiki 37 boats are typically used for overnight-cruising, sailing and watersports. Got a specific Rafiki 37 in mind? There are currently 2 listings available on Boat Trader by both private sellers and professional boat dealers. The oldest boat was built in 1977 and the newest model is 1977

  15. Rafiki 37

    Join Date: Feb 2018. Location: BC Canada. Boat: Marcos 39 - 45'. Posts: 56. Rafiki 37. Hello all, ive used this forum many times but only just signed up. It has been invaluabke so thank you to you all. My query is with a rafiki 37. I know they are well built but what is their performance like.

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  17. 1977 Rafiki 37, Essexville Michigan

    This 1977 Rafiki 37 designed by Stan Huntingford is a solidly built bluewater boat that is currently in inside storage in Bay City Michigan. The sellers have owned the boat since 1999 and have used it only on the great lakes since then. The boat has been on the hard for 5 years and if the seller was not 75 years old, he says they'd be launching ...

  18. 1976 Rafiki 37, Sidney British Columbia

    This Rafiki 37 cutter seamlessly combines elegant design with practical functionality, ensuring both aesthetic appeal and ease of use. From its well-crafted teak interior and versatile cutter rig to its secure deck layout and spacious cabin, Cherry Hill offers a harmonious blend of form and function, making it an ideal choice for offshore ...

  19. Rafiki 37 boats for sale

    New Rafiki 37 1 listing. Find Rafiki 37 boats for sale in your area & across the world on YachtWorld. Offering the best selection of Rafiki boats to choose from.

  20. 1977 Rafiki 37 Cutter, Oak Harbor Washington

    5717 Bessie Drive. Sarasota, FL, 34233. United States. 941-265-2874. View Seller Inventory. Call Now Send Email. Rafiki 37 Cutter for sale in Oak Harbor Washington. View pictures and details of this boat or search for more Rafiki boats for sale on boats.com.

  21. Rafiki 37 owners out there?

    Hi all I have what we believe is a Rafiki of some type or model, but her setup is not as 35 or 37. She is 37' with the Rafiki logo on her bow & stern, but she has oval style port holes of the Rafiki 35, the Tiller of a Rafiki 37 but not a rounded stern more straight cut. Her internal fit out is the same setup and look identical to both boats.

  22. Used 1977 Rafiki 37, 48732 Essexville

    Submit your offer today! Beautiful Sailing Vessel In Very Good Condition, Very Loved And Well Maintained! This 1977 Rafiki 37 designed by Stan Huntingford is a solidly built bluewater boat that is currently in inside storage in Bay City Michigan. The sellers have owned the boat since 1999 and have used it only on the great lakes since then.

  23. Why were only 55 of these boats made?

    The Rafiki, which means friendship in Swahili, looks a lot like a Tayana 37, one of the most popular blue-water boats ever built. Designed by Stan Huntingford, and later morphed into the Slocum 37, the Rafiki's lines are finer and the boat is a better performer than the Tayana.