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38' DownEast Cutter - 1977 - $50,000

38' DownEast Cutter

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  • Year: 1977
  • Current Price: US$ 50,000
  • Located in San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Single diesel
  • YW# 75646-2697867

One of the finest Downeast 38's on the West Coast.  Owned and maintained by a marine professional.  Total refit in 2006-2007, including a new Volvo Penta (40 hp).  Loaded with cruising gear and ready to go anywhere.  

Well over $125K invested, asking only $50K!  Don't waste your time or money on a project boat -- this one has everything you need and is READY TO GO!

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name

Keel: Full

Engine 1:
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel


Model:  38' Cutter

Designer:  Bob Poole

LOA:  38'

LWL 29'

Beam:  11'10"

Draft:  4'11"

Mast Height:  43'

Ballast:  8000 lbs

Displacement:  19,500 lbs.

Hull:  Fiberglass

Keel Type:  Full


Engine:  Volvo Penta 40 hp (installed in 2007)

Engine Model:  D2-40

Engine Hours: 450

Fuel Type:  Diesel

Cruising Speed:  5 kts at 1800 rpm

Max. Speed:  8 kts at 2500 rpm

Gallons/hour @ Cruise:  3/4 gallons

Range:  720 nm @ 1800 rpm, flat seas


Fuel:  90 gallons (aluminum tank)

Water:  90 gallons (stainless tanks)

Holding:  20 gallons


Master cabin is in vee, with generous storage under the berth, and in hanging and other lockers.  Moving aft and to port is head.  Convertible dinette/settees in main salon.  Aft quarter berth.  6'3" headroom throughout.

All cushions and beds replaced in 2006.  Lightly used since.  Handcrafted mattress in vee berth.  Sleeps 6 comfortably.  Custom joinery throughout the boat.



STOVE:  Force 10, 3 burner with oven (LPG)

Sink:  Double SS

Pressure water

Generous counter space and custom cabinet for storage above sink.

Electronics and Navigation Equipment

Radio:  Icom M700 SSB Ham

Stereo:  Pioneer 4-speaker

TV:  22" Flatscreen with DVD player, in Main Salon

Radar:  Furuno 16 mi.

Depth Sounder:  B & G

VHF:  Icom M402

Autopilot: (1) Raytheon 4000; (1) Benmar

Knot Meter:  B & G

Wind Speed & Direction: Autohelm

GPS/Chart Plotter:  Garmin 172C

Compass:  Danforth 

Additional B & G combination unit at Nav station

Electrical System

Batteries: (6) 6-volt (installed 2012)

Total Amp Hours: 660

Battery Charger:  Phase Three Newmar

Battery Parallel Switch:  Yes

Battery Monitor:  Yes

Solar Panels: (4) 55 watt Trace Controlled

Electrical System:  12vDC and 120vAC

Inverters: (1) 800 watt; (1) 1500 watt

Interior Lighting:  12vDC

Alternator:  110 amp

Sails & Rigging

Cruise Equipped, with Dacron main, jib, #1 Genoa 140, #2 Genoa 110, (3) Staysails, Storm and Gennaker (with sock) sails.  Total sail area:  800+ sq. ft.

Primary Sailmaker:  Ullman Sails

Boom Vang:  Garhauer

Mast:  Aluminum, compression post

Standing Rigging:  Stainless, redone during major refit in 2006.  Whisker lines redone in 2012.

Mainsheet Traveler:  Garhauer

Lines Led Aft:  Yes.

Roller Furling:  Harken

Spinnaker Pole:  Schaeffer 3" adjustable

Winches:  Total (9):  (2) Barient #28 2-speed; (2) Lewmar #16 2-speed; (2) Lewmar #8 single speed; (2) Lewmar #6 single speed; (1) Lewmar #25 2-speed

Running backstays

Removeable Solent Inner Stay

Deck Equipment

Anchor #1:  45# CWR with 185' of 5/16" HT chain

Anchor #2:  40# Fisker map storm anchor with 60' chain and 300' 5/8" rode

Anchor #3:  Fortress FX 23 with 30'chain and 200' (brand new) line rode

Toe rails:  Teak

Boarding ladder

Anchor Windlass:  Lofrans-Tigres

Dinghy:  Avon 10' RIB with Honda 15 hp outboard

Bow rollers:  Bronze, double

Dinghy Davits:  Manual

Lights:  Navigation, Tricolor, Deck

Curtains and dodger

Lifelines:  Double lifelines forward on SS stanchions

Deck Material:  Fiberglass

Gates:  (2) Port and starboard

Other deck equipment:  Custom SS arch with solar panels.  Garhauer motorlift; Magma BBQ, 

Mechanical Equipment

Propeller:  3-blade

Bilge Pumps:  Rule, with float switch, manual, in cockpit

Raw Water Sea strainer:  Groco

Bilge Blower: (1)

Fire Extinguishing:  Manual

Shaft:  PSS

Fuel filters:  Racor

Steering:  Wheel

Fuel Shutoff:  Stove

Fresh Water Cooling System:  Yes

Transmission:  Hurts M515L

Head Type:  Overboard, recirculating

Holding Tank:  Manual (20 gal)

Watermaker:  Pur 35

Wind Generator:  Windbugger, 20 amp with spare generator.


Lifejackets: (6)

EPIRB:  406 mHz ACR

Liferaft:  Avon Offshore 4-person

Flares and flare gun

  • Complete refit in 2006-2007, in Wilmington, CA.
  • Hull and deck repainted
  • New Volvo engine professionally installed
  • Caprail just refinished (March, 2014)
  • New barrier coat and bottom paint, June 2011
  • All work professionally done, owned and maintained by a marine professional.


Note: Owners personal items "NOT" included in this purchase.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Marisa Velasco U.S. Direct (949) 209-8699

Marisa Velasco
U.S. Direct (949) 209-8699

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