1997 catalina 38 cc

Hollywood, Florida, United States
$64,000 USD
Condition: excellent

This desirable Catalina 382 is designed to incorporable sailing performance with a high standard of cruising comfort. Named Boat of the year 1997 by Cruising World Magazine, a testament to Catalina quality. Numerous opening hatches make the interior modern, light and airy. Destiney handles well, is responsive and easy to sail. The double-spreader rig with an inboard shroud base allows for narrow sheeting angles and large genoas. The cockpit is extremely comfortable with good all round viability with all sailing lines leading aft. The deck is well thought out with recessed anchor locker, electric windlass with foot switch and a sturdy anchor roller, midship cleats and stainless steel grab handles on the cabin roof. A swim platform with ladder gives easy access into water. Destiney has been meticulously maintained by her current owners. She is in Florida and ready to go on her next adventure to the Caribbeans.

Accommodations includes 6 berths in 2 cabins. There is full standing (6ft ) headroom and good ventilation throughout. The forepeak has the traditional V berth with wash sink to port and hanging lockers to starboard. Fwd of the bunk behind a wooden panel is access to anchor locker. Moving aft the saloon has the drop-leaf table down the centre-line and full length comfortable settees with storage and bookshelves above and below to port and starboard. The L shaped galley lies to port with three burner gimballed cooker with grill (broiler) and oven, a front and top opening refrigerator - 6 Cu.ft., plenty of galley cabinets and two stainless steel sinks with pressurized hot and cold water.. The owners cabin aft is highlighted by the oversize double berth, with numerous storage bins and lockers within arms reach. Two separate dressing areas, each with upholstered seat and hanging locker.

Equipment:
New 2017 Yanmar 42hp 3 cylinder diesel engine. Only 340 hrs.
New Electrical Systems
4 x 6v 225 Ah House battery (2019)
Engine starter battery (2019)
4 x solar panels 100 watts
Inverter 450W, 12V (2018)
70ft 30 amp electrical cord for shore power

Navigation Equipment
Edison Pedestal with Ritchie steering compass
Autohelm Wind, Depth & Speed
Raymarine Autopilot ACU200, EV1 sensor core and converter (2017)
VHF Standard Horizon, AIS receiver and GPS with cockpit hand held repeater (2015)
VHF Portable Standard Horizon HX751
Navigation lights
Boss AM-FM Radio/CD player with marine speakers

Construction
Built-in 1997 the Catalina 381 is constructed of solid GRP laminates. With ballast fin keel. The bottom is painted with Micron 66 in Oct 2019.

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About the Catalina 38

Designers
Sparkman & Stephens
Frank V. Butler
Builder
Catalina Yachts
Association
Catalina 38
# Built
365
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
38 1 / 11.6 m
Waterline Length
30 2 / 9.2 m
Beam
11 10 / 3.6 m
Draft
6 9 / 2.1 m
Displacement
15,900 lbs / 7,212 kg
Ballast
6,850 lbs / 3,107 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
641 ft2 / 59.6 m2
Total Sail Area
638.9 ft2 / 59.4 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
253 ft2 / 23.5 m2
P
43 11 / 13.4 m
E
11 6 / 3.5 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
386 ft2 / 35.9 m2
I
49 9 / 15.2 m
J
15 5 / 4.7 m
Forestay Length
52 1 / 15.9 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Universal
Model
Atomic 4
HP
25
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Capacity
20 gal / 76 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
55 gal / 208 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.37 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.22
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
43.08
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
256.43
moderate
Comfort Ratio
27.86
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.88
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Based on an earlier S&S design; (YANKEE 38-S&S #2094). The molds were purchased when Yankee Yachts went out of business. Among the modifications to the original design: new deck and coach roof, taller rig, and balanced spade rudder.
Shoal draft version: 4.90’/1.49m

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