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Catalina 38
(11,61 m) - 1978

Layout :

  • Length : 11,61 m (38' 0")
  • Length: 11m61
  • Max. beam: 3m61
  • Draft: 2m07
  • Light weight: 7212 kg
  • Mast height (keel-stepped) above deck: 15m18
  • Material: Fiberglass hull and deck (counter-mold)
  • Rigging: Sloop
  • Engine: new YANMAR 3YM30 (54 hours)

Tax paid for French Polynesia. French flag.

Based in French Polynesia

Price : 6 M XPF / 50 000 €

Spacious sailboat, fast and comfortable.

Interior fittings :

4 to 6 beds

  • Double cabin fore, V-berth
  • Heads with toilets and shower fore on port
  • Large U-shaped saloon on portside with a bench opposite on starboard
  • Galley on port
  • Chart table on starboard
  • Double sailing berth aft on starboard
  • 3 lockers in the cockpit

Listing :


Catalina 38-type polyester boat built in California by Catalina Yachts shipyards in 1978, according to Sparkman & Stephens design.
The Catalina 38 is distinguished by its graceful lines and indisputable marine qualities.


3YM30 Yanmar new (54 hours of operation)
120 Amp alternator
All engine peripheral devices are new
Two new 14 and 15' three-blade propellers
(adapted by France Hélice for this hull and the engine power)
New stern tube and engine mount
New propeller shaft and gland
Cockpit bottom access hatch (Amel type) new
132L aluminum diesel tank (opened and cleaned in 2018)
Over 120L on deck in 20L jerrycans

Sloop rigging

Standing rigging changes in 2012.
Cadenas replaced in 2015.
Current rigging changes in 2015.
Two large sails, a genoa and a furling jib Profurl.
New mainsail sock.
Wheel bar.

Ground tackle

Hyspeed manual windlass.
Double chain-locker.
Main mooring: 55m of chain of 8.
Secondary anchorage: anchored Bruce 16 kg + 15 m chain 8 & 61 m cable.
A floating anchor.
A trailer,
Two fenders.


Water maker katadin power survivor 40 E (to put in function).
Dickson Caribbean Gasiniere, 2 fires and grill oven.
With solenoid valve control external gas cylinders.
(two aluminum of 4 kIlos). Filling pipe with USA / fR compliant tips.
12 volt refrigerator (Danfoss compressor).
Two-tray stainless sink with pressurized fresh water.
Auto radio record player with two slaps in the square.
Plus two slaps in the cockpit. (to reconnect).
Blue water lagoon under arch for fishing or mooring.
Stainless bath ladder.
Two door (surfboard or other) mounted in the candlesticks.


A 110v charger with transformer 220v / 110v power pontoon.
A 100-amp motor starter battery. (new).
Three batteries of 100 amps of servitude. (new)
Two solar panels of 145 watts each with regulator of 30 amps + a regulator MPPT of 30 amps of relief.
A 400 watt wind turbine.
A converter 12v / 220v 2000watts new.
110 / 220v AC circuit cable throughout the boat.


GPS Chartplotter Garmin 740s.
Garmin radar.
An Icom m 802 Single Side Band 150W transceiver.
A VHF HORIZON / ECLIPSE GX 1300E 25W transceiver.
loch & Garmin sounder.
An anemometer.



Two bilge pumps with water alarm (new) plus one emergency (new). A past shell to mount at the next fairing for the pump forced march.
A manual bilge pump in the cockpit (renovated) plus a spare.
Viking offshore liferaft 6 people.
EPIRB distress beacon, 406 MHZ GPS.
Rocket box.
Two fire extinguishers.
Horseshoe lifebuoy (new).
Radar reflector.
Compass offshore plastimo 135 (new).


Tiller equipped for speed regulator drosses.
(In case of wheel steering problem)
Autohelm 3000 driver.
Monitor pace regulator.
Inflatable tender Plastimo L 2,20m.
Dodger & Bimini.
A set of doors team mosquito net descent square.
Cockpit cushions.
Cockpit table.
Interior in solid teak (Alpi Fine teak).
Stainless steel keel bolts.

Last fairing: end of 2017

Main strengths

Sailboat exceptional. Very nice hull. Elegant and comfortable.
Large interior volume, sailboat ready to live or sail.
This boat has been equipped for the big trip.

Last modified : 30/07/2018


The boat's inventories are based on the indications given by the owners and even if we do our best to see that they are in accordance with the reality, there might be some differences. The boat's and equipment's condition has to be checked jointly by the buyer and seller before the sale. The respective responsibilities of both the seller and the buyer remain intact. In no case can Raiatea-yacht be held responsible for any defect on the boat.

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