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Boa Vista 37
(11,30 m) - 1983

Layout :

  • Length : 11,30 m (37' 0")
  • LOA: 11.80 m (38'7" with aft platform)
  • Beam : 3,72 m (12'2")
  • Draft : 1,70 m (5'5")
  • Headroom : 1,90 m (6'2")
  • Displacement: 7.5 tons
  • Material : Aluminium
  • Rigging: Sloop
  • Engine: Yanmar 3GM 30 HP

French flag. Tax paid for French Polynesia.

Based in French Polynesia

Price : 3,6 M XPF / 30 000 €

Sturdy aluminum keelboat, designed for long trip, combining safety and performance.

Interior fittings :

Sleeps 4 to 6 - 2 double cabins

  • Double cabin at the front
  • Double cabin on starboard side
  • Aft port cabin converted into a workshop
  • Pleasant saloon with facing benches
  • U-shaped galley on port side
  • Chart table on starboard
  • Head with toilet on starboard side

Listing :

Building and history

Aluminum keelboat type Boa Vista 37 built by the Metalu shipyard (44) on the designs of the architect Paul Lucas in 1983. The drawings of the boat are on board.
The boat is made of aluminum AG4, the thickness of the planking is 6mm, the deck is in 5mm, the roof in 3mm.
The rudder is in aluminium. The waterproof ballast is made of lead.
The boat belongs to her current owners since 2017. Since then they have sailed 7000 miles in Polynesian waters (Society, Tuamotu, Marquesas).


Yanmar 3GM 30 HP engine (engine rebuilt in 2018)
Number of hours : 5135 h
120 L epoxy laminated diesel tank
All oil changes done and filters changed
Logbook available
Three-blade propeller

Sloop rigging

ACMO standing rigging changed in 2009 and checked in 2020
Adjustable backstay with steering wheel
Normast aluminum mast and boom
All Purpose 3 reef half battened mainsail from 2019 with Lazy-bag
Furling genoa Furlex 300S
Genoa in good condition with sunshade redone in 2017
Staysail on forestay on guard-rail
Storm jib
2 Poles
Stainless steel mast pulpits
2 Lewmar ST 52 winches for genoa sheets
1 Lewmar ST 30 winch for spinnaker halyard and staysail
1 Lewmar ST 16 winch for topping lift
2 Barbarossa 30 winches for staysail and furler
1 Lewmar ST 30 winch for mainsail halyard
1 Barbarossa ST 15 winch for reefing line

Ground tackle

Electric windlass Lofrans X2 Project 1000 W with foot control
Main anchor: 20 kg Rocna anchor (2018) + 80 m of 10 mm chain
Secondary anchor: secondary flat anchor 20 kg
Stainless steel anchor 15 kg (for rear anchorage)


Fresh water in two flexible water tanks of 150 L each
Smev gas stove 2 burners + oven
Stainless steel double sink
Sea water on foot pump on galley sinks
Fresh water on electric pump 18 L/mn ( galley sink, head and deck shower)
Fridge on Isotherm Indel Marine cooling unit
4 Fans 12V (2 in vberth, 1 in saloon, 1 in rear cabin)
1 Toilet with electric macerator TMC
New mattresses for the vberth and the aft cabin


Electrical infrastructure completely redone in 2018
1 Engine battery 105 Ah maintenance free (2022)
2 AGM house batteries of 170 Ah, i.e. 340 Ah (2022)
Alternator on engine
Solar panels, total 320 W, with Tenesol regulator
Shore power charger Victron Energie Centaure 40 Amp
Control unit Victron Energie BMV 702
12/220 Victron Energie 350 W inverter that powers PC220V in galley, chart table and vberth
Sony car radio with USB port
Focal 3 ways speakers in saloon

Electronics and navigation instruments

Autohelm ST 6000+ autopilot (hydraulic lifting jack on steering sector)
Wind vane Simrad IS12
Depth sounder Simrad IS12
Fixed VHF Icom M56
Handheld VHF Standard horizon HX290E


Semi-rigid aluminum dinghy 3D Tender 3,10 m
Tohatsu outboard engine 18 HP (2016, very well maintained)


2 Automatic life jackets + harnesses + lifelines
6 Classic life jackets
Powder extinguisher (to be revised)
Pezl work harnesses + bosun's chair


Stainless steel guard-rail on aluminum stanchions
Folding spray hood
Aluminium davit for tender + solar panels support
2 Dynema backstays with tackles
Boom brake
Folding bimini
Stainless steel barbecue
8 Fenders
Cover for water collecting
Locker with 2 gas bottles 13kg
Swimming ladder on rear transom + shower

Last bottom pain : 2017 (3 layers of primer, 3 layers of intermediate and 2 layers of antifooling, all in Hemple product)

Main strengths

Very comfortable boat, equipped for offshore sailing.
Solid aluminum keelboat, designed for travel, combining safety and performance.

Last modified : 19/09/2023


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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