Interior - Starboard Side

Boat - Vessel Overview

My trusty sailboat, Squiz, is a 1988 Tayana 37. This solid boat is capable of safely cruising almost anywhere in the world. The general vessel specifications are provided below. If you are interested in detail about how she was equiped, read the detailed feature descriptions and view the boat photographs.

General Specifications

  • Length on Deck: 36' 8"
  • Length Overall: 42' 2"
  • Length at Waterline: 30' 10"
  • Beam: 11' 6"
  • Draft: 5' 8"
  • Displacement: 22,500 lbs. (dry)
  • Ballast (Internal): 7,340 lbs.
  • Basic Sail Configuration: Cutter (one mast and three standard sails, about 900 square feet total sail area)
  • Engine: 48 HP Diesel Perkins 4-108
  • Fuel Tankage: 90 gallons
  • Water Tankage: 100 gallons
  • Vertical Clearance: about 55 feet above the waterline (57' including VHF antenna)
  • Designer: Robert (Bob) Perry
  • Manufacturer: Ta Yang Yacht Building Co.
  • US Coast Guard Documentation #938415
  • Hailing Port: Portland, Oregon

The basic shape and sail plan of a Tayana 37 cutter is shown below. However, s/v Squiz is equipped with extra gear to make sailing more enjoyable and long-term cruising possible.
Tayana 37 Profile

The interior layout is similar to, but not exactly like, the layout illustrated below.
Interior Layout