1987 C&C 38 MkIII CENTERBOARD

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Class Sails
Category Racers and Cruisers
Year 1987
Make C&C
Length 38'
Propulsion Type Single Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location Sarasota, FL
OVERVIEW

The C&C 38 MKIII is a molded fiberglass, cored hull and deck with molded non skid. It has an inner pan and overhead liners. Teak veneer bulkheads are taped to the hull. The deck joint is through bolted to the hull with aluminum toe rails and teak trim. The under-body has a lead, bolt on ballast keel / centerboard configuration with a fiberglass centerboard and balanced fiberglass rudder.

This C&C 38 MK III is a CENTERBOARD MODEL  ENABLING SAILING FLEXIBILITY IN SHALLOW AND DEEP WATERS !!

The deck layout provides for a traditional raised deckhouse with a self bailing aft-cockpit. There are three deck hatches and the companionway hatch. 

The main-sheet traveler is on the cockpit bridge for ease of access.

"Shearwater" has been lovingly maintained and sailed.for both cruising and racing.

She has cruised from Florida to Maine and Belize as well as many times to the Bahamas and Exhumas as well as up and down the Florida west coast.

She has competed in Abaco Raceweek, raced to Isla Mujeres and has successfully competed in events on Sarasota Bay.

Design :1985  

Built; 1987  This was the first year C&C used vinyl ester resin instead of polyester to nearly eliminate the blister issue in the hulls

Commissioned 1988

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

Large V-Berth forward with ample storage; head just aft to port with door opening to passageway,;hanging locker opposite; salon includes settees port and starboard with a pilot berth on starboard; storage cabinets and storage under settees; forward facing nav station to port opposite the galley; comfortable quarter berth aft of the nav station.

Centerline drop leaf table not installed. It has been  stored in owner's garage for ten years; excellent condition; included in the sale.

Interior teak in  good condition ; recently cleaned and lightly oiled ;very clean boat

Sunbrella interior cushions in good condition

Teak cabin sole replaced in 2008

ELECTRICAL

12V and 120 V breaker panels 

30A  Shore power

12v system

30A cord;50' cable new 2015

25' cable with inter-connectors

 Battery Charger  Xantrex 2,  40 amp charger new 5/2012

House batteries Two 6 volt  New 2018

Starting battery  One 12 volt  New 2016

120 V AC and engine driven hot water heater; 6 gallons

ELECTRONICS

Raytheon ST60 Depth

Stowe Wind speed & direction

Raytheon Speed

Autohelm 6000, linear drive autopilot

Aqua Meter 5" compass

Standard Horizon Explorer VHF  GX 1600

Garman chart plotter ; new 2017

AIS ( Automatic Identification System)

Sony AMFM radio / disk player

Cockpit speakers 

 

MECHANICAL

16,000 BTU Air conditioner; reverse cycle for heat

Automatic bilge pump

Stern mounted gas grill

Destroyer wheel w/ elk hide covering

Edson steering: cable & chain, idler mounting plate with sheaves, pedestal rebuilt, throttle cables , 2017

DETAILED MAINTENANCE LOGS FROM 1991 TO 2019

SAILS

All sails have been recut, repaired or altered as appropriate 5/2019

Genoa, Kevlar/Mylar #155, light air, 155%

Genoa, Dacron 135%, roller furling

Dacron #3, 120%

Dacron #4 storm jib 100%

Carbon laminate racing main, 2003; used five times

Dacron full batten cruising main

Spinnaker .75 oz1996

Light air asymmetrical reacher w/ furling turtle;2014; used twice

"Lazy Cradle" mainsail cover  & Lazy Jacks  2015

 

 

RIGGING

Navtek  Rod rigging

Refit in 2008Aluminum main mast and boom unstepped, refurbished and painted

Restepped w/ new turnbuckles

Double purchase installed in the in-boom outhaul lines

In boom system for lines for 1st & 2nd reef

 

Boom double jiffy reefing system 2nd reefs

Triple aluminum spreaders

Hydraulic backstay adjuster ; refitted 2019

Harken two speed mainsheet system with windward sheeting

Mainsheet block replaced in 2015

Rigid Boom vang 

Harken roller furling

Inboard turning block track

Inboard / outboard genoa tracks

Spinnaker gear

Spinnaker pole

Whisker pole

Running rigging good condition

Lines led aft

Control lines led aft to cabintop Spinlock rope clutches

Lazy Jacks

 

COCKPIT

42 inch destroyer wheel

Emergency tiller

Cockpit table mounted an pedestal

Cockpit cushions 

Storage lockers under settees port & starboard

Engine control panel

Shore power connections

Fresh water shower 

Companionway with cover

Dodger ( stored unused since 1991)

Built in Manual bilge pump

DECK & HULL

DECK

Barient Winches

44 lb. Claw anchor

Fortress FX-16 anchor

Anchor roller

Chain & rope rode

LED Nav lights

Three overhead hatches

Lifelines w/gates and SS stanchions

Stern boarding ladder w/ teak steps

Hatch & companionway screens 

Dock lines and fenders

Boat hooks (2)

Stern mounted grill

Cockpit cushions

Windscoop

 

HULL

Keel centerboard : This is a great advantage when sailing this boat in shallow waters, as in Florida, Bahamas and the Keys. Board down improves performance in open waters.

Dynema 5/16 cable 9/2008

Centerboard sheave box replaced using Garalite - epoxied in place; centerboard overhauled 2/2014

 

Draft: 4'11 UP

           7' 8" DOWN  

Bottom : Painted 11/2017  Sea Hawk Cue Coat

               Cleaned monthly

               No damage history

               Blister history NONE

White gelcoat in good condition

Propane storage compartment

GALLEY

The galley is to starboard 

Seaward Hillerange three burner  propane stove and oven w/ solenoid

Double stainless steel sinks forward

Hot & cold pressure water

Manual freshwater foot pump

Nova Kool refrigeration system; makes ice

Top loading refrigerator and freezer units 

Sea water foot pump

Plenty of storage

Galley dishes and cutlery

Opening port over stove

HEAD

Manual marine head ; new holding tank being installed Sept 2019

Sink w/hot & cold pressure water

Mirror

 Vanity

Storage cabinets

Handheld shower head

Teak grate over pan w/ electric overboard discharge shower sump

Door opens to passageway

CANVASS

Self stacking mainsail cover

Cockpit bimini

Dodger ( in storage)

Boom mounted deck shade cover

Companionway cover

Winch covers

Hatch covers

Bright work covers

Compass cover

 

ENGINE

Yanmar: 3HMF   SN 02964

30hp

Fresh water cooled

Transmission: reduction / reversing gear

Raw water cooling pump; replaced in 2017

Dripless shaft seal and new propeller shaft in 2008

New exhaust elbow, riser manifold and joint and mixing elbow; 3/2011

SAFETY GEAR

Two fire extinguishers

Life jackets 

EPIRB; battery & registration current

MOB light

12V searchlight ; 3500 candle power w/ 12 volt extension cord

Stern mounted horseshoe bouy

Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Contact Information

JOE WEBER

BROKER: EDWARDS YACHT SALES

941-224-9661

joe@edwardsyachtsales.com

Speed and Distance
Cruising Speed
6.5
Max Speed
7.5
Dimensions
Nominal Length
38
Length Overall
38.6
Max Bridge Clearance
58
Beam
12.75
Cabin Headroom
6.25
Length at Waterline
30.5
Tanks
Fuel Tank Capacity
20
Fresh Water Tank Capacity
120
Accommodations
Single Berths
1
Double Berths
2
Cabins
2
Heads
1
Engine Make YANMAR
Engine Model 3HM35F
Engine Year 1987
Total Power 30hp
Engine Hours 4400
Engine Type Single Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
HIN ZCC38051K687
1987 C&C 38 MkIII CENTERBOARD

This C&C has performed for her owners as expected of the C&C 38 MKIII Centerboard model, providing years of enjoyable cruising and periods of exhilarating racing excitement.

She has been very well maintained and upgraded and does not show the wear of a hard core racing machine.

Now in their later retirement years, the owners are moving on to other adventures.

If you are searching for a fast, comfortable cruising boat, "Shearwater" is it !

If you are looking for a fast, well equipped racing boat, here she is !

PRICE REDUCED TO $44,000 ON 10/31/2019

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