1997 Catalina Morgan 38 cc

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
$58,000 USD
Condition: excellent

The Catalina 380 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 Morgan 381

Designer
Gerry Douglas
Builder
Catalina Yachts
Associations
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# Built
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Hull Type
Wing Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
38 5 / 11.7 m
Waterline Length
32 9 / 10 m
Beam
12 4 / 3.8 m
Draft
4 11 / 1.5 m
Displacement
19,500 lbs / 8,845 kg
Ballast
7,300 lbs / 3,311 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
700 ft2 / 65 m2
Total Sail Area
700.8 ft2 / 65.1 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
330.5 ft2 / 30.7 m2
P
42 1 / 12.9 m
E
15 8 / 4.8 m
Mast Height
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Foresail
Sail Area
370.4 ft2 / 34.4 m2
I
50 5 / 15.4 m
J
14 7 / 4.5 m
Forestay Length
52 7 / 16 m

Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Fuel Type
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Fuel Capacity
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.68 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.46
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
37.44
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
246.25
moderate
Comfort Ratio
30.55
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.83
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Originally called MORGAN 38MKII (1997).
Winged Keel verson is standard.
Deeper keel version:
Draft: 7’, Disp.: 19000 lbs., Bal.: 6800 lbs.

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