1978 Morgan 38.5 Sloop

Added 5 October, 2011

About this Sailboat:

Accommodations
V-berth forward with custom mattress (’97). Aft on port is the enclosed head with shower. To starboard are hanging lockers and storage. Continuing aft to the salon with L-shaped settee to port and drop leaf table. To starboard is a single settee and built-in entertainment center followed by chart table and double quarter berth. The U-shaped galley is aft on port.

Galley
2-burner propane stove and oven (2 propane tanks); 6 gal water heater (new 2000); pressure fresh water system; Adler-Barbour 12V cold-plate refrigerator (not working); microwave oven new 2008.

Electronics
Autohelm 4000 autopilot; compass; Raytheon 53 VHF radio (new 2001); Raytheon SL72 24-mile radar (new 2001); Raytheon Raychart 425 GPS (new 2002); Signet 1500 windspeed & wind direction new 2008; Raytheon BiData depth speed and distance log (new 2000); Ships clock and barometer; Blaupunk AM/FM/CD with speakers (new 2002; TV with DVD; VCR; Firdell blipper radar reflector.

Equipment on Board:

Electrical
(4) batteries (new 2008) w/parallel switch; 30-amp automatic battery charger; shore power cord; 110V AC electrical system; 12V DC electrical system.; (2) 75W solar battery chargers plus there is a 3000 watt portable generator on board that is includued.

Deck
Fenders with lines; swim ladder; navigation lights; side stanchions w/lifelines; Simpson Lawrence manual windlass; MOB pole with horseshoe and strobe; jack lines. Canvas (new’08), foredeck and cockpit awning, dodger, cockpit cushions and full boat cover. Boat hook; Lifesling; Magna BBQ (new 2001); Danforth anchor; 35# Delta anchor with 200′ 3/8″ chain and 150′ rode.
Automatic bilge pump; manual fire control system; wheel steering; manual head (new ‘2007); fresh water cooling system and fuel filters. Prop shaft new June 1998.Engine was new in 1992 and is in very good condition. Custom storage/entertainment center. Set up for single-handed sailing.

Sails and Rigging
Mainsheet traveler; aluminum spar keel-stepped; spinnaker pole; Profurl N-42 roller furling; wire, stainless steel standing rigging. Sail inventory includes a main with 2 reef points, 150% genoa, 100% jib, storm jib, 1.5-oz spinnaker and tri-sail. Insulated backstay (new ’97). All shrouds replaced ’98.

Morgan 38.5 Sloop
Morgan 38.5 Sloop
Morgan 38.5 Sloop
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