March 24, 2015

New Model: Fairline 38 Targa Shadow-S

This Fairline new model the 38 Targa Shadow-S could have been part of the Improve-it section in PowerYacht since this model is in short words a 38 Targa Open with a dark grey color, orange cushions, and more high quality materials inside. But since Fairline labels the Shadow-S as a new model we follow this decision. A lot of critics where born from the Shadow-S on the British forums, since the expectations of a new model and direction by Fairline always arise big talk between fans and people interested in the brand. To be fair to Fairline we have seen other builders doing much or less the same, since is not the first time we see builders changing a model name for the addition of a larger bathing platform, or a window profile change.  As they say in marketing the important is the talk on a brand, and surely with the 38 Targa Shadow-S Fairline managed that. At this point it will be interesting to see if Fairline will decide to introduce more high profile Shadow-S models of the other bigger Targas. 
Technical Data:
LOA - 12.43 m (40.9ft) with extended bathing platform
LOA - 12.13 m without bathing platform
Hull Length - 11.61 m
Beam - 3.64 m
Draft - 1.01 m
Displacement - 7.57 t dry
Fuel Capacity - 636 l
Water Capacity - 296 l
Accommodation - 4/5 + 2 berths
Engines - 2 x Volvo D6 400hp
Propulsion - Volvo dual propeller stern drive
Speed - 44 knots max