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1997 Luhrs Open Express 38 For Sale

$115,000
$99,000
Stock #225086 -
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$99,000
$115,000

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Boat Details

Year:
1997
Type:
Power
Brand:
Luhrs
Category:
Sportfish/Convertibles / Fishing Boat
Model:
Open Express 38
Length (LOA):
40' 10"
Beam:
14' 11"
Draft:
43"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
225086
Location:
Houma, Louisiana
(near Kenner)
Status:
Available
Generator:
Yes
Air Conditioning:
Yes (2)
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage††
Reason for Selling:
Moving out of State
Engine Details
Count:
2
Year:
1997
Brand:
Detroit Diesel
Model:
671 TIB
Size (each):
485 hp
Hours:
3,300 (as of 10/4/2020)
Fuel Type:
Diesel
"Blue water catching machine with factory installed extra fuel tanks"

1997 Luhrs 38' Open Express outfitted with extra wing fuel tanks to feed engines putting out almost 1000hp.

Fast and sleek this proven tournament winner has been very well cared for and it shows.

The interior is outfitted in beautiful teak flooring, cabinets and wall paneling. There is...more

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1997 Luhrs Open Express 38 - #2
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1997 Luhrs Open Express 38 - #2
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If you have any questions, Cory can be reached directly at (337) 278-0050 to further discuss the situation.

1997 Luhrs Open Express 38 Fishing Boat in Houma, Louisiana

Stock #225086

1997 Luhrs 38' Open Express outfitted with extra wing fuel tanks to feed engines putting out almost 1000hp.

Fast and sleek this proven tournament winner has been very well cared for and it shows.

The interior is outfitted in beautiful teak flooring, cabinets and wall paneling. There is a private cabin in the bow with a queen bed and lots of storage on either side. In the main cabin there is a sofa bed to starboard with another berth above it, further aft is a full head complete with shower.

The galley is port aft and outfitted with stainless appliances and Corian countertops There is an under the counter fridge and freezer, microwave, twin stovetop burners and a double sink.

Information On Condition

The boat sits in a fresh water berth and is regularly waxed and polished.

You can tell the owner maintains the boat and spares no expense.

There were no signs of soft spots anywhere on deck and the interior was clean did not have that musty odor you find on boats this age.

The majority of the brightwork was free of corrosion.

The engine synchronizer is not working but the owner has the part needed to repair. All other equipment works as designed.

Approximate boat location: Houma, Louisiana


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Basic Details
Year:
1997
Type:
Power
Brand:
Luhrs
Category:
Sportfish/Convertibles / Fishing Boat
Model:
Open Express 38
Length (LOA):
40' 10"
Hours:
3,300
(as of 10/4/2020)
Stock #:
225086
Location:
Houma, Louisiana
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage ††
(as of 10/2/2020)
(In freshwater slip)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
2
Year:
1997
Brand:
Detroit Diesel
Model:
671 TIB
Hours:
3,300
(as of 10/4/2020)
Size (each):
485 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
550 gals
Propeller:
Bronze
Cruising Speed:
28 mph
Maximum Speed:
38 mph
Drive Brand:
Twin Disc
Drive Model:
2:1 Ratio
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Engine Alarms:
Engine Hatch - Electric:
Engine Supercharger:
Holding Tanks:
Rudder:
Trim Tabs:
Water Tanks:
Trim Tab Controls:
Bilge Pump:
3 Auto And Manual
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
3
Maximum Engine RPM:
2450
Bilge Blower:
2
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
40' 10"
Beam:
14' 11"
Min. Draft:
43"
Weight:
30,000 lbs
NavigationalNav. Equipment
VHF:
VHF Antenna:
Autopilot:
Covers - Display:
GPS Antenna:
Navigation Lights:
Single Side Band Radio:
Icom ICM 710
Radar Array:
Furuno Navnet 1934C NVTX2 48 Mile
Compass:
3" Aquameter X2
GPS/ Fishfinder/ Plotter:
2
Deck Features
Raw Water Washdown:
Rocket Launchers:
Rod Holders:
Rub Rails:
Spreader Lights:
Freshwater Washdown:
Full Enclosure:
Isinglass:
Non-skid Deck:
Anchor:
Anchor Locker:
Bench Seat:
Beverage Holders:
Bow Pulpit:
Captain's Chair:
Cleats - Fixed:
Coaming Pads:
Compartment Storage:
Hard Top:
Prep Station:
Rod Storage:
Tackle Center:
Transom - Walk Through:
Transom Door:
Under Gunwale Rod Storage:
Helm Cover:
Fighting Chair Cover:
Helm Light:
Built-in Cooler:
Helm Enclosure:
With Three Zip Outs (new 2014)
Fish Boxes:
Transom Mounted
Outriggers:
Rupp Double Spreader
Center Rigger:
Rupp
Fighting Chair:
New Bluewater Battle Saddle
Tower Buggy Top Cover:
New 2014
Windlass:
Lewmar V2 Electric Anchor Windlass (new 2015)
Tuna Tower:
Four Step With Custom Riding Seat And Buggy Top
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Yacht Certified:
Searchlight:
Grab Rails:
Fire Suppression:
Manual & Auto
Liferaft:
Elliot Six Man New 2014 Needs Recert
Spotlight:
ACR RCL 100 Remote Electric
ElectricalElec. Components
Battery Tender:
Circuit Breaker Panel:
Horn:
110v AC Outlets:
AC Electric Panel:
Battery Switch:
Courtesy Lights:
Volt Meter:
Water Heater:
Fuel Gauge:
Fuse Panel:
Hour Meter:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Shore Power Cord:
Speedometer:
Stereo:
Tachometer:
Underwater Lights:
New 2019
Engine Autosynchronizer:
Glendinning (not Working)
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
1
Sleep. Capacity:
4
# Berths:
2
Generator:
Yes
(Westerbeke 8KW New 2014)
Air Conditioning:
Yes (2)
(14000 BTUs)
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Cabin Lighting:
Carpet - Cabin:
Head:
Microwave:
Pressurized Water System:
Refrigerator:
Salon:
Settee:
Stateroom - Forward:
Stateroom - Mid Berth:
Stove:
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Deep Vee
Exterior Color:
White
Interior Color:
Various
Bottom Paint Antifouling:
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