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1941 Matthews 38 Cabin Cruiser For Sale

$40,000
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Stock #171543 -
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Boat Details

Year:
1941
Type:
Power
Brand:
Matthews
Category:
Antique and Classic/Antique
Model:
38 Cabin Cruiser
Length (LOA):
38' 10"
Beam:
11' 2"
Draft:
36"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
171543
Location:
Portsmouth, Virginia
(near Norfolk)
Status:
Available
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage††
Reason for Selling:
Exploring other options
Engine Details
Count:
--
Year:
--
Brand:
--
Model:
--
Size:
--
Hours:
--
Fuel Type:
Other
"CLASSIC WOOD BOAT, PROFESSIONALLY RESTORED...A MUST SEE"

This classic Matthews Cabin Cruiser is a true beauty. Almost completely professionaly restored at a shipyard that specializes in wooden boats, this is much more than a typical project boat. Over 2000 hours have already been put into the restoration, with more to come.

The project began in Oct...more

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1941 Matthews 38 Cabin Cruiser - #1
1941 Matthews 38 Cabin Cruiser - #1
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1941 Matthews 38 Cabin Cruiser - #1
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Depending on travel restrictions for this area and for yourself, you may prefer to set up a virtual showing on this vessel. You may also check with your representative to confirm the availability of a virtual showing.

If you have any questions, Chris can be reached directly at (757) 227-0704 to further discuss the situation.

1941 Matthews 38 Cabin Cruiser Antique in Portsmouth, Virginia

Stock #171543

This classic Matthews Cabin Cruiser is a true beauty. Almost completely professionaly restored at a shipyard that specializes in wooden boats, this is much more than a typical project boat. Over 2000 hours have already been put into the restoration, with more to come.

The project began in October 2008 with the bottom, replacing every butt blocks including the rudder and strut blocks. The bottom was recaulked, and hull sides routed to give definition, then repainted with z spar enamel paint.

The old canvas top was removed, and the top/sides of the salon/cabin were re-done with fiberglass. The brightwork was stripped and refurbished, the wood and all molding was sanded and varnished with 8 coats of Epifanes.

All of the interior cabinets and woodwork were stripped, sanded, repainted. *All of the hardware is original* Even the compass.

The ceiling of the salon/cockpit has been done in white perforated vinyl. Also all of the 3/4" teak deck has been refinished.

The salon and cabin top and sides was fiber glassed using west epoxy and painted with awl grip paint.

The head is being rebuilt and will be replaced. There is a new water heater and new seacocks as well.

The motors are currently in the process of being removed from boat. They are currently sitting in crates on aft deck.

For the interested buyer:

Price will include 6 Months of inside storage where she is, and that any work needed to be done on her could be done here by us.

If you would like to repower the boat, the owner will include the labor for a discounted rate.

If you would like to upgrade the electronics, the owner will include the labor at a discount.

Any additional work you are interested in can be negotiated at a reduced rate.

This boat is a gem - absolutely gorgeous in every way. She will make someone VERY happy.

Owner will have a refrigerator and head installed as well.

***Dec 2019 Update from owner: I currently have a boat here that I believe we will be parting out soon. Includes 2 454 motors and transmissions, updated head, a/c unit, electronics and more.***

Information On Condition

Amazing boat ready for engine work or full repower. This is a true must see. Schedule a time to come see her right away.

New photos coming soon. Feel free to make an inquiry with any questions at all!

Consistent Repairs. Work in Progress, rare gem with great potential. Mahogany varnished March 2020

Approximate boat location: Portsmouth, Virginia


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Basic Details
Year:
1941
Type:
Power
Brand:
Matthews
Category:
Antique and Classic/Antique
Model:
38 Cabin Cruiser
Length (LOA):
38' 10"
Hours:
--
Stock #:
171543
Location:
Portsmouth, Virginia
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage ††
(as of 2/19/2019)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Fuel Type:
Other
Bilge Pump:
Rain/water Gutter & Drain:
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
38' 10"
Beam:
11' 2"
Min. Draft:
36"
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Compass:
Deck Features
Anchor:
Cockpit Carpet:
Hard Top:
Non-skid Deck:
Swim Platform:
Table:
Windshield Wipers:
ElectricalElec. Components
110v AC Outlets:
AC Electric Panel:
Alternator:
Cockpit Lighting:
Shore Power:
Transducer:
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
1
Sleep. Capacity:
4
# Berths:
2
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Cabinets:
Carpet:
Dinette:
Head:
Heat:
Sink - Cabin:
Stateroom - Forward:
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Mahogany
Exterior Color:
White, Blue, Red
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