1988 Egg Harbor 37 Convertible For Sale

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Boat Details

Year:
1988
Type:
Power
Brand:
Egg Harbor
Category:
Sportfish/Convertibles / Fishing Boat
Model:
37 Convertible
Length (LOA):
37' 8"
Beam:
14' 5"
Draft:
40"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
228489
Location:
Wrightsville Beach
(near Wilmington)
Status:
Sold
Generator:
Yes
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Storage Status:
In the water††
Reason for Selling:
Doesn't use it much. Would like to move into something smaller
Engine Details
Count:
2
Year:
1988
Brand:
Mercruiser
Model:
7.4 Liter
Size (each):
340 hp
Hours:
627 (as of 11/10/2020)
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Recently Sold — Newport News, VA

Egg Harbor 37' Convertible Sportfish feels and looks like a comparable 45' sportfish when aboard. At the time, Egg Harbor build these boats to compete with Bertram's 39' and Luhrs 38.

The Egg Harbor gets better fuel economy and is faster than both. Fuel burn is about 20 gallons an hour at...more

1988 Egg Harbor 37 Convertible Fishing Boat in Wrightsville Beach

Stock #228489

Egg Harbor 37' Convertible Sportfish feels and looks like a comparable 45' sportfish when aboard. At the time, Egg Harbor build these boats to compete with Bertram's 39' and Luhrs 38.

The Egg Harbor gets better fuel economy and is faster than both. Fuel burn is about 20 gallons an hour at cruise speed. Cruise varies between 18-20 knots which gives this 37 EGG HARBOR an average fuel burn of 1mpg. Fuel Tank is 340gls

Even better is that the 37's extra speed doesn't come at the expense of increased fuel consumption. In fact, it burns slightly less fuel than both the Bertram 390 and the Luhrs in the equivalent class of boat from the same period. The 37 cruises are getting right about a 1gpm in the high 20's according to published industry test reports.

The engineers of this high quality 80's Sportfish designed the strakes where stepping them increases lift and boost speed without shooting bubbles at the screws. And yes, the 37 does perform impressively, running 40 mph at wide-open throttle.

Great ride feel of a heavy boat in turbulent seas, it displaces over 24,000lbs, and as stated, the 37 Convertible has an amazing quality of construction. Teak interior from floor to ceiling, including all doors and cabinets, counter-tops, floor highlights, and the head appointment is entirely teak.

The cabin is laid out very nicely with a friendly sized stateroom with a full galley, a step down private V-berth with Master stateroom, cabin across with two berths for small adults or children adjoining head accessible from the master directly or the entry from the step-down.

Detail work in the salon is better than anyone would expect for this boat built 32 years ago. The features and the teak matched grain cabinetry, solid-brass fittings, and satin-varnish finish do not appear today on a 37' production boat.

Information On Condition

The current owner has taken care of her meticulously for her age. She lacks a fresh set of electronics and navigation system, as well as refinishing on the window seal covering boards that were repaired and re-sealed a few years back, leaving a few stains on her original wood.


One engine has 100 hrs more than the other; both were serviced recently with all new filters and oil changes and are in good running condition.

The HVAC unit also requires an overhaul, according to the owner.

Leaks in the stateroom window on the starboard side were repaired

Fresh bottom paint Fall 2020. Engine Service replacing filters and oil scheduled maintenance November 2020.

Approximate boat location: Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina


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Basic Details
Year:
1988
Type:
Power
Brand:
Egg Harbor
Category:
Sportfish/Convertibles / Fishing Boat
Model:
37 Convertible
Length (LOA):
37' 8"
Hours:
627
(as of 11/10/2020)
(Extremely Light use for age)
Stock #:
228489
Location:
Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
Storage Status:
In the water ††
(as of 11/11/2020)
(In the slip)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
2
Year:
1988
Brand:
Mercruiser
Model:
7.4 Liter
Hours:
627
(as of 11/10/2020)
(Extremely Light use for age)
Size (each):
340 hp
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Fuel Tank:
340 gals
Propeller:
Alloy 24 X 23
Cruising Speed:
25 mph
Maximum Speed:
41 mph
Fuel Consump.:
25 gals/hour @ Cruise
Drive Brand:
Borg
Drive Model:
10.18.010
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Bilge Blower:
Bilge Pump:
Engine Alarms:
Engine Flush:
Fuel Injected:
Holding Tanks:
Macerator:
Oil Changing System:
Oil Injection Tank:
Rudder:
Silent Choice Exhaust:
Trim Tab Controls:
Trim Tab Indicator:
Trim Tabs:
Water Tanks:
Number Of Eng Cylinders:
8
Date Impellers Replaced:
2012
Date Of Engine Service:
2012
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
2 170
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
37' 8"
Length at Water:
40' 8"
Beam:
14' 5"
Draft:
40"
Weight:
24,000 lbs
Bridge Clearance:
12' 7"
Displacement:
25,800 gals
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Compass:
Covers - Display:
Loran:
Masthead Light::
Navigation Lights:
VHF:
VHF Speaker:
GPS Antenna:
GPS/ Fishfinder/ Plotter:
Humminbird, Model 170.
Fish Finder:
Humminbird, Model 170.
GPS / Fishfinder:
Humminbird, Model 170.
GPS / Plotter:
Humminbird, Model 170.
The red, green and anchor lights are inoperable
The fuel ground wire on the starboard fitting is off, sighted
in the bilge.
The starboard engine outboard exhaust fitting at the
manifold is single clamped.
Deck Features
Anchor:
Anchor Locker:
Anchor Rode:
Bench Seat:
Beverage Holders:
Bimini:
Bow Pulpit:
Bow Rail:
Davits:
Fish Boxes:
Freshwater Washdown:
Gunnel Compartments:
Helm Light:
Isinglass:
Non-skid Deck:
Outriggers:
Raw Water Washdown:
Rod Holders:
Rod Storage:
Rub Rails:
Sea Cocks:
Under Gunwale Rod Storage:
Windlass:
Windlass Locker:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Air Horn:
Carbon Monoxide Detector:
Engine Kill Switch:
Owner's Manual:
Spotlight:
ElectricalElec. Components
110v AC Outlets:
12 V DC Outlets:
AC Electric Panel:
Battery Switch:
Battery Tender:
Circuit Breaker Panel:
Courtesy Lights:
Docking Lights:
Engine Autosynchronizer:
Fuel Gauge:
Fuse Panel:
Galvanic Isolator:
Horn:
Hour Meter:
Inverter:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Parallel Capability:
Shore Power:
Shore Power Cord:
Stereo:
Storage Locker Lights:
Volt Meter:
Water Heater:
Water Pressure Gauge:
Water Temp Gauge:
Number Of Batteries:
4 Four (4) Duracell, Group 27, 650 CCA, (dated 04/2018).
Accommodations & Passengers
Pass. Capacity:
20
# Cabins:
2
Sleep. Capacity:
6
# Berths:
4
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
80 gals
Waste Capacity:
30 gals
Generator:
Yes
(Onan, 6.5MCBK-3CR, 6.5/kw, 236hrs)
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Cabin Lighting:
Cabinets:
Carpet - Cabin:
Dinette:
Freezer:
Head:
Heat:
Microwave:
Mirror:
Pressurized Water System:
Refrigerator:
Salon:
Shower:
Sink - Cabin:
Stateroom - Aft:
Stove / Oven:
V Berth:
Window Treatments:
ConstructionConst. Features
Designer:
Ted Haggas
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Modified Vee
Hull Hours:
700 ††††
Exterior Color:
Cream White
Interior Color:
Tan And Teak
Survey Performed 9 14 20:
Bottom Paint Antifouling:
Recently Done 9 20
Complete Vessel Survey done 9 14 2020
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