1978 Farr 38 Fractional Sloop For Sale

$22,750
$12,750
Stock #196361 -
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$12,750
$22,750

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Boat Details

Year:
1978
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Farr
Category:
Racer/Racer Sailboat
Model:
38 Fractional Sloop
Length (LOA):
38' (11.58m)
Beam:
13'
Draft:
84"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
196361
Location:
Orange Beach, Alabama
(near Pensacola, FL)
Status:
Available
Reason for Selling:
Looking for a different style vessel
Sailboat Details
Covers - Sail:
Headsail:
Schurr
Main Sail:
Schurr
Rigged For Single Handed:
Running Back
Asymmetrical Spinnaker:
Pole Only
Downhaul:
Line & Block
Main Sheet:
Dachron
Genoa:
150%
Backstay:
Blocks:
Boom:
Chain Plates:
Forestay:
Mast:
Rigging Hardware:
Running Rigging:
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This is a racing vessel. Due to the age allowance, everyone is going to owe you time. It is was constructed of Kauri wood in the famous Cookson Yard in New Zealand by Bruce Farr. If you are not familiar with Kauri wood you would be well served to read about it. Not only is it one of the most desirab...more

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1978 Farr 38 Fractional Sloop Racer Sailboat in Orange Beach, Alabama

Stock #196361

This is a racing vessel. Due to the age allowance, everyone is going to owe you time. It is was constructed of Kauri wood in the famous Cookson Yard in New Zealand by Bruce Farr. If you are not familiar with Kauri wood you would be well served to read about it. Not only is it one of the most desirable materials for boat-building due to its properties that allow it to bend, but the very tight grain also allows it to hold anything that is fastened to it. The fact that it is an extremely slow-growing tree and demand for it was so high, exports of Kauri were banned and the only new sources come to market these days when old structures are recycled.

The fuel tanks are gravity fed so you can sail with confidence that you will not experience a mechanical failure in your fuel delivery system. The engine has been lubricated with synthetic oil since the current owner acquired her in 2001. She was brought to the United States from New Zealand by an accomplished race team and despite being pushed hard across 6,000 miles of open ocean, we're told those bulkheads never moved a centimeter. Her headsails are piston hank, 110-jib and 150% Genoa.

Below decks, everything that doesn't make her faster has been removed. What she lacks in modern amenities (and she lacks most of them) she makes up for in speed and durability.

Dinghy included: Oars included

Information On Condition

Structurally the boat appears solid, but she needs some cosmetic work. She's the perfect vessel for someone looking for a quality build but wants a blank canvas on which to build and really personalize this boat.

Approximate boat location: Orange Beach, Alabama

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Basic Details
Year:
1978
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Farr
Category:
Racer/Racer Sailboat
Model:
38 Fractional Sloop
Length (LOA):
38' (11.58m)
Hours:
--
Stock #:
196361
Location:
Orange Beach, Alabama
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Year:
1978
Brand:
Bukh
Size:
20 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Config.:
Inboard
Aftercooler:
Saltwater
Bilge Pump:
Manual Lever
Bulk Heads:
Kauri Wood
Electronic Throttle/shift:
Cable
Maximum Engine RPM:
3500
Water Tanks:
30- Gallon Foot Pump
Holding Tanks:
30 Gallon
Gearbox:
2:1 Reduction
Number Of Eng Cylinders:
2
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
1-20 Gallon
Date Of Engine Service:
11/18
Date Impellers Replaced:
10/19
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
38'
Beam:
13'
Max. Draft:
84"
Cockpit Location:
Aft
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Fathom Meter:
Not Accurate
Deck Features
Stanchions:
Dinghy:
2 Oars
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Throw Ring:
None
ElectricalElec. Components
ABYC Color Coded Wiring:
AC Electric Panel:
Alternator:
Circuit Breaker:
Parallel Capability:
Yes
Fuel Gauge:
Stick/gravity Fed
Battery Tender:
Parallel
Tach:
No
Battery Water Fill System:
Manual
Transom Storage Box:
Lazarette
Inverter:
700 W
Solar Panel:
2-55W
Shore Power Cord:
220-50ft
Ship Power Hook Up:
110 V
Sails
Covers - Sail:
Headsail:
Schurr
Main Sail:
Schurr
Rigged For Single Handed:
Running Back
Asymmetrical Spinnaker:
Pole Only
Downhaul:
Line & Block
Main Sheet:
Dachron
Genoa:
150%
Rigging
Backstay:
Blocks:
Boom:
Chain Plates:
Forestay:
Mast:
Rigging Hardware:
Running Rigging:
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
1
# Berths:
2
Water Capacity:
30 gals
Waste Capacity:
30 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Sink - Cabin:
Stove / Oven:
Propane Tanks:
Splice-free
Oven:
Propane
ConstructionConst. Features
Designer:
Bruce Farr
Hull Material:
Wood
Exterior Color:
White
Interior Color:
Wooden
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