Doug Peterson was one of the most successful designers of performance sailboats during the 70's and 80's. One of his most successful designs was the Peterson 34. The Peterson 38 was derived from the very successful Peterson 34 and this Peterson 38 is one of 5 built by Island Yachts/Marion Hayes. T...more
Doug Peterson was one of the most successful designers of performance sailboats during the 70's and 80's. One of his most successful designs was the Peterson 34. The Peterson 38 was derived from the very successful Peterson 34 and this Peterson 38 is one of 5 built by Island Yachts/Marion Hayes. This boat has remained in the Hayes family and is owned by one of Marion's sons. It is available for immediate sale.
Psyched has a very successful race history: Winner of 1999 Bacardi Cup, Harvest Moon overall winner, Consistent winner of numerous Level 70 events on Galveston Bay. PHRF rating of 78, non spin rating of 99. No other boat goes upwind better than Psyched on Galveston Bay (short steep chop). Very fast off the wind. Despite the heavy displacement the boat is a light air killer!!! The running rigging and deck hardware is in great shape with most of it replaced and hardly used in the last 5 years. Mainsail and Kevlar #1 Genoa are in very good shape with only 5-7 regattas on them (they are 8 years old though). Boat also has #2, #3, #4, Spinnaker, Blooper. Carbon Fiber spin pole, Navtec hydraulic backstay recently rebuilt. Lewmar 55 3 speed primaries.
Perkins M30 engine runs great. New injectors, new exhaust manifold, rebuilt water pump. New AGM batteries and charging system. Brand new head and all plumbing associated with head. Teak and holly floorboards. Raymarine speed/depth with extra displays. KVH mast mount jumbo digital compass. Custom teak wheel laminated with carbon fiber.
Psyched also has a standing room cabin and for those that like to cruise to their destination fast-This boat should be a candidate.
ABOUT DOUG PETERSON: the designer
Doug Peterson is a sailboat designer whose name is synonymous with innovation in the world of racing and cruising yachts. Since the mid-1970s, Peterson's yachts such as Scarlet O'Hara, Eclips, Cheetah, and the legendary Williwas have cut a winning swath through the world of offshore racing.
In 1976 Peterson sat down and designed the Peterson 34, a racer-cruiser. Peterson said the 34 was built "to deliver about eight people quickly and safely from point A to point B (such as Newport to Bermuda)." Modesty aside, the Peterson 34 has an excellent reputation for windward sailing performance in both light and heavy air. Her fine bow slices through the waves so she does not pound. And thanks to the advanced construction techniques of the era the solid hulls of the Peterson 34s are extremely strong and built to take it in any sea.
Peterson 38 racer/cruiser for sale. Very fast boat solid fiberglass hull. Needs some cosmetic work but it's priced to sell.
Sails, running rigging and hardware in very good condition. Perkins Perama M30 runs great, new injectors, new fuel tank.
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