Sabre Yachts 38 for sale

Fort Myers, FL, United States

$39,500 USD

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Sabre Yachts 38
Used sail boat for sale
$39,500 USD
Jim Taylor
Length overall
Length waterline
Fort Myers, FL, United States

About this Sabre Yachts 38


This well built classic Sabre MK 1 sloop is ready for a new owner. The present owner planned to do extensive cruising when she purchase it but relocation has forced a change in plans. The boat is easy to see at the Ft. Myers Yacht Basin. 


Principle Dimensions and Information Designer: Sabre Design Team / Roger Hewson Builder: Sabre Yachts Year Built: 1984 LOA: 37.83’ LWL: 31.17’ Beam: 11.50’ Draft: 6.50’ adjustable centerboard fully extended Displacement: 15,200 lbs. Ballast: 6,400 lbs. Ballast Type: Lead / External Sail Area: 691 sq. ft. Auxiliary Propulsion: Westerbeke diesel, 33hp Fuel Capacity: 31 Gallons Water Capacity: 95 Gallons Black Water Capacity: 20 Gallon

specs and vessel description

Principle Dimensions and InformationDesigner: Sabre Design Team / Roger Hewson Builder: Sabre Yachts Year Built: 1984 LOA: 37.83’ LWL: 31.17’ Beam: 11.50’ Draft: 6.50’ adjustable centerboard fully extended Displacement: 15,200 lbs. Ballast: 6,400 lbs. Ballast Type: Lead / External Sail Area: 691 sq. ft. Auxiliary Propulsion: Westerbeke diesel, 33hp Fuel Capacity: 31 Gallons Water Capacity: 95 Gallons Black Water Capacity: 20 Gallon

Hull and DeckPerformance oriented fin keel with detached spade rudder underwater configuration External lead ballast keel Balsa cored FRP hull construction Deck / cabin / cockpit construction is Balsa cored FRP with solid blocking in high stress areas. Molded non-skid areas and smooth gelcoat deck / cabin / cockpit exterior surfaces Deck bolted and bonded to hull at sheer overlap Current bottom anti-fouling paint is Blue, Painted about two years ago, maintained by a diver on 4 to 6 week schedule. BOTTOM HAS SMALL COSMETIC BLISTERING per owner.  Deck / cabin and cockpit are off-white smooth and non-skid patterned gelcoat

Deck Hardware and FeaturesPolished stainless-steel stem iron / headstay tang Cast aluminum anchor plate with integral bow roller and secondary rode hawse Aluminum dock line chocks (2 ea. at bow) Aluminum dock line cleats (2ea, at bow and stern) Self-draining anchor locker at bow Polished stainless-steel bow pulpit with integral (port and starboard) navigation light Polished stainless-steel lifeline stanchions with double (upper & lower) coated wire lifelines Gate openings in likeliness port and starboard Polished stainless steel stern pulpit with integral navigation (stern) light Large opening hatches above forward cabin and main saloon Opening hatches above head area and passageway Opening ports in cabin sides Dorade vent openings (6ea) on cabin topCockpit and lazarette storage lockers Chrome bronze deck fills / fittings for fuel, water and waste Teak sanded and awaits for cooler weather for application of sealant 

Interior AccommodationsFurthest forward is the owner’s stateroom with sleeping accommodations for two persons in a V-berth configuration with storage drawers and bin storage below the berthing platform. Next aft is the passageway from owner’s stateroom to main saloon. To starboard of the passageway are storage drawers and hanging lockers. To port of the passageway is the head area with vanity, sink basin and toilet and accessed thru the head area is a separate stall shower. Next aft is the main saloon. To starboard in the main saloon is a straight settee with storage lockers and book shelves above and out board of the settee. To port in the main saloon is an L-shaped settee with storage lockers and book shelves above and outboard of the settee. The L-shaped settee (to port) converts to a spacious double berth if extra berthing space is needed. Bulkhead mounted table folds down and expands to provide dining space for the whole ship’s crew with seating “at the table” from both port and starboard settees Next aft is the companionway stairs on centerline with galley to port, navigation station / desk to starboard and a large quarter berth to starboard aft of the navigation station / desk. Companionway stairs can be removed for engine access. Galley equipment includes double-basin stainless steel sink(s) supplied with hot and cold pressure water and manually supplied (foot pump) cold water, large well-insulated ice box, 3-burner, gimbaled, CNG Princess stove with oven, GE microwave oven, generous storage space provided for dry goods, cutlery and dishware in lockers and drawers and additional counter space (if needed) with use of flip-up galley counter extension. The below deck spaces of Ship-n-Giggles are brightly lit with well-placed reading lights and dome lights. Natural light and ventilation provided by 2 large over-head opening hatches (main saloon and owners stateroom, 2 smaller over-head opening hatches (head area and passageway), 4 large fixed ports (main saloon) and numerous opening ports (main saloon, passageway, head area and forward cabin) Bulkheads, joinery fronts, doors, drawers and locker fronts are of oiled teak with contrasting white interior cabin sides and overhead panels.

Spars and RiggingDouble spreader mast head sloop configuration Painted (White) aluminum mast, boom & spreaders Stainless steel wire standing rigging with chrome bronze turnbuckle adjusters Low stretch yacht braid running rigging

Sail Control EquipmentSchaeffer roller-furling headstay Navtec hydraulic backstay adjuster Schaeffer adjustable main sheet traveler Hall Spars Quick-Vang Harken main sail, Inboard and outboard headsail tracks with adjustable cars Schaeffer tracks, cars, turning blocks, etc. Primary Winches: 2ea, Lewmar 48, 2-speed, self-tailing, chrome bronze, cockpit coaming Secondary Winches: 2ea, Lewmar 42, 2-speed, chrome bronze, cockpit coaming Main Halyard Winch: 1ea, Lewmar 24, 2-speed, chrome bronze, cabin top starboard Genoa Halyard Winch: 1ea, Lewmar 30, 2-speed, chrome bronze, port cabin top Halyard / Sail Control Winches: 2ea, Lewmar 24, 2-speed, chrome bronze, starboard cabin top Spin Pole Topping Lift Winch: 1ea, Lewmar 16, 2-speed, chrome bronze Main Sheet Winch: 1ea, Maxwell 22, 2-speed, self-tailing, chrome bronze Spinnaker Halyard Winch: 1ea Lewmar 24, 2-speed, chrome bronze (on mast) Rope clutches and aluminum cleats for sheets and halyards Winch handles (4ea) Harken snatch blocks (1pr)

CanvasCompanionway dodger Cockpit awning Cockpit cushions

Auxiliary Propulsion and FuelWesterbeke 33 HP, fresh water cooled, diesel engine Westerbeke engine WITH 3167 hrs, panel with tachometer and engine status gauges Sabre engine ignition panel Stainless steel prop shaft Separate throttle and transmission controls at pedestal Groco raw water strainer Fuel Capacity: 31 Gallons Single aluminum tank Racor primary fuel filter

Electrical Systems12 Volt DC and 110 Volt AC power systems Deep cycle marine batteries (3ea) Separate battery banks for engine start (1 battery) and ships systems (2 batteries) Guest main battery selector switch DC and AC circuit panels for control of all ship’s electrical systems Separate starting and lighting battery banks Charging by engine alternator and Heart Freedom 20 Inverter / Battery Charger

Plumbing and Sanitation SystemsHot and cold pressure water supplied to galley and head area sink basins Manually (foot pump) supplied cold fresh water at galley and head area sink basins Hot and cold pressure water supplied to head area shower Stainless steel sink basins in galley and head area. Manually operated marine toilet Sanitation system plumbed for discharge to holding tank and / or direct overboard discharge Fresh Water Capacity: 95 Gallons in two tanks located under settees port an starboard Black Water Capacity: 20 Gallons in single tank located under V-berth Hot water supplied by engine heat transfer and AC power with 6 gallon hot water storage tank located under quarter berth

Dewatering EquipmentWhale Gusher manual bilge pump (cockpit) Rule electric / automatic bilge pump (main cabin bilge) Thirsty Mate handheld, manual bilge pump

Ground Tackle EquipmentCast aluminum anchor plate with integral bow roller and secondary rode hawse Large Danforth style anchor with chain and rode Large Plow-style anchor with chain

Additional EquipmentVarnished teak cockpit table Varnished teak drink holder at helm Dock lines


Dishware and cutlery Galley utensils Pots and pans Miscellaneous tools, repair kits and spare parts Sabre 38 owner’s manual Individual manuals for ship’s equipment



Depthsounder , Plotter , Compass, GPS , VHF , Radio, CD player, Shore power inlet

Inside Equipment

Electric bilge pump, Battery charger, Hot water , Oven, Marine head, Refrigerator, Deep freezer

Outside Equipment

Cockpit cushions, Swimming ladder, Bimini Top

Other Equipment

Ship, Giggles, Datamarine, Wind speed and direction , Datamarine, Navigation center, Garmin, Garmin 3205, Uniden, Furling mainsail , Hood, Furling genoa, Steering wheel, New Kuuma water heater

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Westerbeke W33
Engine hours
Fuel capacity
30 gallons (U.S.)
Number of cabins
Number of berths
Drinking water capacity
212 gallons (U.S.)
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Pier One Yacht Sales

Fishermen's Village 1200 W. Retta Esplanade #43
Punta Gorda
United States
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