Building on Success: Hanse 385

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The Hanse 385 cruising on Galveston Bay. Photo by Debra Rueb

Offering a contemporary interpretation of a performance cruising yacht, the stunning new Hanse 385 is successor to the much admired 37-foot range.

hanseintext Building on Success: Hanse 385Designed by Judel/Vrolijk & Co. and built by HanseGroup, the Hanse 385 integrates many of the groundbreaking features that have made their mark on the world market:  an integrated self-tacking jib system with a matching sail plan, high-security keel-hull connections, a modern loft-style interior, and the way in which the halyards and sheets are guided to the helmsman. The running deck is free of fittings while the anchor locker is large enough to accommodate the fenders. The large cockpit has comfortable seating positions, a dual wheel system and a drop-down swim platform. Concealed storage space for a life raft and gas bottles are included. The interior concept showcases an intelligent use of the living space.

The length and height of the owner’s cabin in the bow enhances freedom of movement.  Extra volume has been invested in the head with separate shower and in a large U-shaped pantry (two-cabin version) that is the benchmark of the 38-foot class. Above the owner’s cabin are two full-size flush hatches, the side windows of the coach roof can be opened and both the galley and the head have large flush hatches and extra large cockpit windows. Ultimately, Hanse has created a new yacht that offers superior performance combined with easy handling resulting in more fun on the water.



LOA 11.40 m | 37´4˝

Hull length 10.90 m | 36´06˝

LWL 10.40 m | 34´12˝

Beam 3.88 m | 12´73˝

Draft 1.99 m | 6´52˝ (standard)

1.63 m | 5´35˝ (option)

Displacement approx. 7.6 t | approx. 15,873 lb

Ballast approx. 2.2 t | approx. 4,850 lb

Engine 20.1 kW / 27,3 HP

Fresh water approx. 300 l

Fuel tank approx. 160 l

CE Certificate A (ocean)

Mast length above WL approx. 17.30 m | approx. 56´8˝

Total sail area approx. 74 m² | approx. 797 sq ft

Main sail approx. 44.00 m2 | approx. 473,61 sq ft

Self-tacking jib approx. 30.00 m2 | approx. 322,92 sq ft

Genoa 105% approx. 33.50 m2 | approx. 360,59 sq ft

Rig I 14.70 m | 48´23˝

J 4.30 m | 14´11˝

P 14 m | 45´93˝

E 5.10 m | 16´73˝

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