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1985 Wauquiez Centerboard sloop

16 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

“Invictus” is a remarkably well found and maintained Hood 38 with the preferable MKII layout giving two private cabins. The design is from America’s Cup Skipper Ted Hood, the build is from Henri Wauquiez, She is a turn-key yacht and capable coastal to bluewater cruising vessel. “Invictus” deserves a close inspection!


Owner’s stateroom is forward with vee berth, filler, with locker storage under. To port are three hanging lockers with shelves. To starboard is the head compartment with shower, manual marine toilet, vanity with sink, mirror,towel and soap holders, and two storage lockers. Head has two doors and can be accessed either direct from stateroom or saloon areas. Next aft is the main salon with U shaped dinette (converts to double berth) to starboard and single settee with locker storage to port.Nav station follows to port with chart table and storage. The galley is to port. Opposite the galley is aft cabin with double quarterberth and ensuite toilet and sink. The vessel features beautiful teak joinery(refinished) throughout. She sleeps seven people. Interior cushions recovered 2003. Headroom throughout 6′ 4″ or better.

Equipment on Board:

This is a well sized cruising galley with gimballed 2 burner propane stove with oven. Plenty of storage for dry goods and galleyware. Counter tops are Italian tile.

•Pressure water hot/cold
•Manual saltwater foot pump
•Manual fresh water foot pump
•Double deep stainless steel sink
•10″ fresh water filter under sink
•PUR faucet freshwater filter
•Fridge/freezer Adler Barbor 12 VDC
•Remote propane shutoff
•Propane locker 2-5lb tanks (2006)
•12 gallon hot water(110 VAC, engine)
•Custom tile counter tops
•Misc dishes, utensils


•Autohelm 3000 Autopilot
•Raymarine SL 70 radar (2005)
•Lowance 5″ color GPS chart plotter w/WAAS and US Nautipart chartchip (2006)
•Raymarine ST 60 Wind instrument (2005)
•Icom M422 VHF w/DSC and remote RAM mike for cockpit
•Datamarine depth sounder
•Datamarine speed/distance
•Datamarine knot/log
•Plastimo 5″ compass at binnacle
•Insulated back stay SSB antenna
•Cobra hand held VHF
•Sony FM,AM,CD, stereo with AUX jack
•LED nav lights, LED anchor light


•Blue Seas AC main breaker panel (2003)
•Newmar 20 amp smart battery charger
•(7) AC outlets
•(1) 40′ 30 amp shore power cord set
•125 watt Kyocera solar panel (2003)
•Morningstar solar controller (2003)
•(3) group 27 AGM batteries 95 aH (2005)
•Blue Seas digital voltmeter (2004)
•Blue Seas digital ammeter (2004)
•(16) cabin lights
•(8) LED reading lights

Hull and deck Equiptment


Super Sailmakers 9 oz. dacron mainsail with 2 reef points (2006)

•”Stack Pack” type mainsail cover
•135% Jib with Profurl rollerfurling
•North Sails storm jib
•Spinnaker track on mast
•Kemp/Selden anodized keel stepped mast
•Insulated backstay w/adjuster
•(2) #48 2 speed Lewmar S/T winches
•(1) #40 Lewmar winch, mast mounted
•(2) #30 Lewmar ST winches
•(3) #16 Lewmar ST winches

Engine and mechanical

•Perkins 4-108 engine w/approx. 2281 hours, fresh water cooled
•Hurth “V” drive transmission
•Racor primary fuel filter (2009)
•Stainless steel drive shaft (30mm)
•Dripless PYI shaft seal (2004)
•16×11 Campbell Sailor fixed blade prop (2005)
•Engine water hoses replaced (2007)
•Groco manual head (2004, rebuilt 2008)
•18 galloon holding tank with “Y” valve
•12×17 2 blade spare prop
•Manual emergency fuel shutoff with kill control cable (2007)
•(2) fuel tanks, 58 gallons combined
•Water muffler (2006)
•Starter replaced (2006)
•High pressure fuel injector pump (2006)
•Cutlass bearing (2004)
•Rule 750 gph automatic bilge pump with back flow preventers (2005)
•(1) portable 12VDC bilge pump


•Yaesu SSB HAM radio
•Sirius satellite radio

Wauquiez Centerboard sloop
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