Tartan 38

  • 38'
  • 1999
  • Sakets Harbor, New York, United States
  • $129,000


Original owner vessel – Always sailed in fresh water – Lake Ontario

Tartan quality – and Tartan sailing performance

Easy walk around decks w/Teak toe rail

Molded swim platform at stern with boarding ladder

(10) Opening SS ports – (4) deck hatches for light and ventilation

Full cockpit enclosure with Bimini and Dodger

Harken ST winches and hardware –

Yanmar 38 HP engine w/ LOW hours

Sleeps (7) in 2 private cabins and Salon convertible berths

Nice interior with hand rubbed Cherry finish cabinetry – Teak & Holly sole

Spacious Salon with U-Shaped dinette to Starbd– folding table – Full length Settee to Port – forward facing Nav station – U-Shaped Galley

Loads of storage for extended cruising or live aboard

Complete electronics package

This is an exception one owner vessel – well maintained, and noted Tartan quality and sailing performance.

Please see full specs, and call listing broker for more details, or to set up an appointment to see her.

  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: TARTAN
  • Category: Cruising/Racing Sailboat
  • Model: 3800
  • Model Year: 1999
  • YearBuilt: 1999
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 2/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 38' 0" (11.58m)
  • LWL: 31' 0" (9.45m)
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 12' 5" (3.78m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 5' 4" (1.63m)
  • Clearance: 55' 0" (16.76m)
  • MFG Length: 38' 0" (11.58m)
  • Cruise Speed: --
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: --
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 16,500 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 80 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: 24 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity: 38 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 7
  • Heads: 1
  • Sleeps: N/A
  • State Rooms: 2
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Deck Material: N/A
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: N/A
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: Yanmar
  • Model: 3JH2E
  • Engine Count: Single
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


Tim Jackett design – spec-“performance cruiser”

LOA ……………………… 38 ft …………………………. 11.58 meters

LWL ……………………… 31 ft …………………………  9.45 meters

Beam ………………….. 12 ft 5 in ………………….. 3.78 meters

Draft ………………….. 5 ft 4 in ……………………..  1.65 meters

Displacement …….  16,500 lbs ………………… 7,484 kilo

Ballast ……………….  6,500 lbs ………………….. 2,948 kilo

Bridge clearance –……55 ft …………………….  16.76 meters


     Fuel………………. 38 gal …………………………  143.85 liters

     Water …………… 80 gal …………………………  302.83 liters

     Holding …………. 24 gal ………………………..  90.85 liters

Yanmar 3JH2E – 38 HP Diesel ( 1250 hours)

Wing keel


2 cabins 1 head w/shower ( 7) total berths

The accommodation is light and airy with opening ports and hatches in each cabin. Bulkheads, lockers and trim are done in a light cherry.

The forward cabin features a v-berth with generous foot room. A large locker to port, a vanity and seat to starboard, 5 shelves, 3 lockers and 6 drawers.

 The main cabin features a conventional settee to port and a U-shaped settee to starboard.   Between them is a drop-leaf dinette. Filler strips convert the U-shaped settee to a double berth. Bi-fold door to forward cabin minimizes intrusion into the living space when open. Angled bulkheads create the special feel of a much larger boat. Teak and holly sole, 4 lockers, 2 drawers, brass finish reading lamps, accent lamps over the dinette.  

The nav station is to port with a seat and a large chart surface. Display enclosure for electronics and electrical panel. It has 1 locker and 3 drawers.

The spacious head is to port and features electric head, SS sink, good ventilation with opening port and hatch, and separate sit down shower with enclosure. 7 lockers. 

The aft cabin is to starboard. It is spacious and has good ventilation through three opening ports and a hatch. Two lockers and shelves.

Forward Cabin w/ V-Berth

              Vanity and sink

             Hanging locker and drawer storage 

Aft Cabin w/ double berth


             Hanging locker

Hanging lockers and storage cabinets in both cabins

Marine head w/shower stall

Interior cabinetry and trim all Hand-rubbed teak

Extensive storage lockers, shelves and drawers

Hand rubbed cherry finished interior

Teak and Holly sole

Luxury Interior Package  Corian Counter Tops in Galley and Head - Corian Sink in Galley and Head - Three Opening Ports in Cockpit - Varnished Main Salon Table - Varnished Teak and Holly Cabin Sole



U-Shaped seating around folding dinette table and contoured seats – to Starbd

Apposing full length settee to Port

Drop leaf centerline table

Full Nav station to Port 

Galley:  The galley is at the foot of the companionway and to starboard. It features granicote counter tops and sink and cabinets.

Refrigerator –top and front load - Adler Barbour refrigerator w/ freezer.   12v with sea water cooling system

3 Burner Force 10 gambled stove and Oven - LPG

Double SS sinks

Built-in trash bin

Hot & Cold pressure water

Hot water heater - Atlantic Marine F12E, 12 gal w/engine heat exchanger

Electrical and Electronics


Autohelm - Wind speed and Direction - Raytheon

Autohelm - Log and knot meter –  Raytheon

Autohelm - Depth sounder - Raytheon

Raytheon – Radar   -  Raytheon RL70-RC Plus - Mast mounted



Auto Pilot – Raytheon


VHF radio - ship to shore radio w/ cockpit and nav station units

Stereo/CD Player w/Cockpit speakers -SONY FM/AM . DISC PLAYER & SIRIUS XM


Battery Charger - XANTREX TRUE CHARGE 2, TC3012

30 Amp shore power receptacle and  50 ft power cord

12 volt system with breaker panel

110 v electric panel

ABYC color coded wiring


Yanmar 3JH2E 38 HP Diesel engine ( 1250 hours)

MAX-Prop Feathering propeller

Electric automatic bilge pump

Manual bilge pump


Solid fiberglass hull built to ABS plan certification,  with molded fiberglass non-skid decks. 

Wheel steering

Cockpit cushions

Swim ladder

Cockpit table

Dodger and Bimini top

Full cockpit enclosure

Fore-deck anchor locker

Anchor w/chain and rode

Anchor windless - 

(4) Opening deck hatches, (10) opening SS ports (4) dorade vents

Lexan sliding companionway hatch

Dockside Convenience Package  40 Amp Battery Charger  -  Third Battery -  VHF Wiring in Mast to Nav Station  -  Interior Courtesy Lighting  - Swim Platform with Courtesy Light - Y-Valve and Thru Hull for Overboard Discharge - Macerator Pump for Holding Tank

Premium Deck and Rig Package  Two-Tone Deck - Stainless Steel Mid-Rail Mooring Cleats - Two Single-Line Reefs Led Aft - Outboard Genoa Track with Cars and Two Snatch Blocks - Ritchie SPS Binnacle Compass - Integral Anchor Roller and Split Anchor Locker - Halyards Led Aft to Rope Clutches - Harken 32.2 STC Winch on Housetop - Two Stainless Steel Dorade Guards

Offshore Cruiser Package  Vinylester Resin Throughout Hull Laminates - Airlite Impact Resistant Core - Kevlar Lamination in Stem - Structural Skeg Protecting Rudder - Taller Toe rails - 27 Stanchions and Pulpit Rails - Double Lifelines at Boarding Gates and Transom - Life Harness Padeyes in Cockpit - Padeyes for Jackline Attachment - Removable Inner Forestay with Running Backstays - Spinnaker Halyard Led Aft - Preventer Block and Tackle - Whitlock Rack and Pinion Pedestal Steering System - Marlon Glass-Filled Nylon Thru Hull Fittings - 105 Amp Hour Engine Start Battery Bank - Latching Bilge Boards - Additional Interior Handholds


Sloop rig

Double spreader keel stepped mast (white)

Internal halyards

Fully battened Main Sail  w/2 reef points – Harken battcars

Roller Furling 135%  Genoa

Harken roller furling system

Asymmetric Spinnaker – North tri-radial

Harken 48 Self tailing Primary winches (2)

Harken 32 Self tailing Mast mounted halyard winches (2)

Harken 32  self-tailing mainsheet winch ( on cabin top)

Harken Mainsheet Traveler

Mainsail cover

Additional Equipment

Radar detector

Dock lines and fenders

Fire extinguishers

Life jackets


Original owner vessel = Always cruised in Fresh water ( Great lakes) 

This is an exception  vessel – well maintained, and noted Tartan quality and sailing performance.

Please call listing broker for more details, or to set up an appointment to see her.