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1985 Californian 38 Trawler For Sale

Stock #104295 -
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Boat Details

Year:
1985
Type:
Power
Brand:
Californian
Category:
Motoryachts
Model:
38 Trawler
Length (LOA):
37' 7"
Beam:
13' 3"
Draft:
42"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
104295
Location:
League City, Texas
(near Houston)
Status:
Sold
Generator:
Yes
Air Conditioning:
Yes (3)
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage††
Reason for Selling:
The seller's husband was a career tug boat captain who meticulously cared for the vessel.
Engine Details
Count:
2
Year:
1985
Brand:
Crusader
Model:
454
Size (each):
350 hp
Hours:
--
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Recently Sold

This Californian was one of the very last hulls to be built by the original partners who designed these top quality motor yachts before being bought out by the well known Carver Corporation in 1986.
Californian Yachts revolutionized the industry by creating fast, luxurious, top quality trawler ya...more

1985 Californian 38 Trawler Motoryacht in League City, Texas

Stock #104295

This Californian was one of the very last hulls to be built by the original partners who designed these top quality motor yachts before being bought out by the well known Carver Corporation in 1986.
Californian Yachts revolutionized the industry by creating fast, luxurious, top quality trawler yachts at a moderate price. Their unique semi-displacement hull and high horsepower made them able to compete against sport fishers and sedans without sacrificing the overall quality of the vessel; creating luxurious, comfortable surroundings with a roomy feel.

The "Big Kahuna" boasts twin big block V8 engines (similar to the reliable and easy to work on engines found in your classic American trucks of the day) with over 700 combined horsepower. This Yacht has a distinctive profile, and is built on a conservative low dead-rise hull with moderate beam, a three-quarter-length skeg keel, and relatively flat after section for efficient performance.
The molded fiberglass hull has a high flared bow, shallow vee design with straight transom, and aft swim platform highlighted by underwater lights. All above deck materials consist of the highest quality custom made stainless steel with an extremely manageable amount of woodwork which highlight the fine lines of the vessel.

This comfortable two stateroom, two head, two shower, 21st century yacht also has full wood interior decks, granite counter tops, a stainless steel fridge, flat screen TVs, and newly reupholstered furniture.
The galley and aft deck are ideal for entertaining guests or simply enjoying a spacious amount of room with family. Both the Fly Bridge Helm and Pilothouse controls give the captain full control of the vessel with an optimal view for vessel operation while still being closely connected to the guests aboard.

If you've read this far, I can tell you'll appreciate this yacht just as much as the late owner. Even if you're on the edge of making an inquiry, please don't hesitate to ask to see the boat. Everything from the new Kenwood stereo to the recently rebuilt carburetors has a detailed manual and I'd love to walk you through anything you may have questions about. Thank you for considering one of the last true Californians on the water today.

This Vessel would be great to use as a live aboard or a cruising vessel. The Californian has adequate accommodations, good visibility, and powerful engines, and should provide the service for which it was designed.

Information On Condition

Bimini and aft deck enclosure needs replaced. The bimini/bridge cover has been preserved to measure for a replacement. The framework is in tack and ready for recovering.

Boat has sat in slip for 2 years and is in need of repairs. Definitely needs bottom job, engines serviced, and electrical systems checked. Electronics on bridge have been exposed to weather as well. Boat is being sold "as is where is".

Aside from it's performance features, the yacht underwent a tremendous amount of restoration inside (totaling over $40,000) within the past five ye...

Oil & filter change 7/18

Approximate boat location: League City, Texas


We have several active listings for Sea Ray, Marine Trader, Bayliner, and Chris-Craft. If you're in the Houston, Pasadena, Pearland, or The Woodlands areas, please use the form on this page to let me know what you're looking for and I'll get back with you today about any other motor yacht / trawlers options we have locally that may meet your needs.

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Basic Details
Year:
1985
Type:
Power
Brand:
Californian
Category:
Motoryachts
Model:
38 Trawler
Length (LOA):
37' 7"
Hours:
--
Stock #:
104295
Location:
League City, Texas
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage ††
(as of 1/2/2018)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
2
Year:
1985
Brand:
Crusader
Model:
454
Size (each):
350 hp
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Fuel Tank:
360 gals
Config.:
Inboard
Hand Rails:
Heat Exchanger:
Tab Indicator:
Trim Tabs:
Windlass:
Bilge Blower:
Bilge Pump:
Bottom Paint:
Bow Pulpit:
Engine Alarms:
Engine Room:
Engine Room Lighting:
Flybridge:
Rudders:
Spade Type,2 Bearings, Connecting Link Bar
Cooling System:
Freshwater
Steering:
Dual Stations: Salon And Flybridge Wheel Helm
Fuel Tank:
360
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
37' 7"
Beam:
13' 3"
Min. Draft:
42"
Weight:
28,000 lbs
Bridge Clearance:
14' 6"
Displacement:
29,000 gals
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Fuel Gauge:
Upper Helm Station:
GPS Antenna:
Navigation Lights:
Sound System:
Spotlight:
Windshield Wipers:
GPS:
Two Raymarine
Compass:
Ritchie
Autopilot:
Raymarine
Radar:
Raymarine
Tachometers:
2
VHF:
2
Deck Features
Bell:
Bimini:
Courtesy Lights:
Fender Holders:
Full Enclosure:
Stern Ladder:
Sun Awning:
Swim Platform:
Upper Helm:
Anchor:
Anchor Chain:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Grab Rails:
Life Jackets:
Fenders:
Fire Extinguisher:
ElectricalElec. Components
110v AC Outlets:
Accessory Switches:
Batteries:
Circuit Breaker Panel:
12 V DC Outlets:
Battery Charger:
Ship's Power (12v DC):
Shore Power (110v. AC:
Shore Power Cords:
Volt Meter:
Water Heater:
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
2
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
100 gals
Waste Capacity:
30 gals
Generator:
Yes
(7.5 KW Westerbeke generator)
Air Conditioning:
Yes (3)
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Carpet:
Countertops:
Curtains:
Dinette:
Fridge/freezer:
Galley:
Mirror:
Pressurized Water System:
Range Hood:
Shower:
Sofa:
Stateroom:
Stereo:
Stove / Oven:
Table:
Sky Lights:
Several
Sink:
Double Stainless Steel One In The Galley
A/C + Heat:
3 Units
Bath:
2
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Modified-v
Exterior Color:
White & Blue
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