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Island Packet Model Information

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General    ::    Docs    ::    Specs    ::    Rigging

Note: All Island Packet models are subject to specification changes (dimensions, capacities, ratings, equipment, etc.) during their production life. The specifications given here are representative and should be used for general comparison only.

General Information For The IP37
Island Packet 37
The Island Packet 37 offers the sparkling performance, superior safety and seakeeping, ease of handling and spacious and liveable accommodations that have made Island Packet Yachts an industry benchmark for high quality cruising yachts. The IP37 continues Island Packet's industry leadership in design and construction excellence and attention to detail. Every aspect of this yacht, from masthead to keel, has been carefully scrutinized to maximize the enjoyment of cruising.

- from the factory brochure    

Documentation For The IP37
Brochure Spec & Price List Interior Plan

Specifications For The IP37
First Built 1994   LOA 38'-5''   Sail Area 800
Last Built 1998   LOD 36'-5''   Sail I 45'-10''
Number Built 60   LWL 31'   Sail J 16'-8''
Displacement 18500   Beam 12'-2''   Sail P 39'-0''
Ballast 8200   Draft 4'-6''   Sail E 14'-6''
Fuel Cap 50 US gal   Shoal Draft 3'-8   D/L Ratio 277
Water Cap 90 US gal   Mast Height 49'-6''   SA/D Ratio 18.3
Holding Cap 18 US gal   Diesel HP 38   B/D Ratio 44%
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Running Rigging For The IP37
Mainsail Rigging   Staysail Rigging   Other Rigging
Halyard 7/16''x107'   Halyard 3/8''x66'   Jib Halyard 7/16''x96'
Sheet 1/2''x56'   Sheet 7/16''x70'   Jib Sheet 1/2''x155'
Topping Tail 5/16''x32'   Clew 3/8''x65'   Boom Vang 1/2''x41'
Topping Wire 1/8''x37' 7x7 wire   Topping Lift 5/16''x50'   Reefing Lines 1/2''
            Traveler Control 3/8''x30'
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Standing Rigging For The IP37
  Wire Size Loos Gauge Scale Reading
Below 50 F
Scale Reading
50 F to 80 F
Scale Reading
Above 80 F
Upper Stays 5/16'' PT-3 23 25 26
Intermediate Stays - - - - - - - - - -
Aft Lower Stays 9/32'' PT-3 16 18 19
Fwd Lower Stays 9/32'' PT-3 16 18 19
Check Stays - - - - - - - - - -
Back Stays 1/4'' PT-2 34 36 37
IMPORTANT : These are MAXIMUM (not to exceed) rigging tensions as measured using the indicated Loos gauges

Check tensions after initial setup of the rigging and after any subsequent adjustments.

Gauge readings may vary from stay to stay of the same type but none should exceed the maximum scale readings listed.

Please visit the Loos website for more information about the PT-2 and PT-3 gauges.

If you are not familiar with the process for tuning your rig please contact a qualified rigger in your area.

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