41' 6" (12.65m)

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Apsara - 1989 41' 6" ISLAND PACKET YACHTS 38
Palmetto Florida United States
$129,900 USD

The 1989 41' 6" ISLAND PACKET YACHTS 38 Cruising Sailboat Apsara is a sail boat for sale located in Palmetto, Florida, USA.  This very nice Island Packet 38 was purchased less than 12 months ago and has just gone through a major refit with many systems updated or replaced, but cruising plans have changed.  This was not a hurricane damaged boat, but one that needed some TLC.  Over $90,000 has been spent; take advantage of all this new gear and go cruising now: new Yanmar common rail engineNew chainplates and standing riggingNew holding tank and plumbing New hull and deck paintNew batteriesFactory-rebuilt rudderNew dodger and biminiNew water heater and plumbingNew water maker The Island Packet 38 was the first Island Packet model to feature two head compartments, setting the standard for all subsequent Island Packets by combining enhanced creature comforts with Island Packet's traditional seakeeping capabilities.  This is a g reat opportunity to purchase a fully-found yacht capable of extensive coastal or long distance cruising, and to boot, a wonderful live aboard. APSARA has new topsides paint, new bottom paint, new rigging, chainplates, engine, water heater, solar panels, canvas and wind instrument.  MORE PHOTOS SOON! Contact the yacht broker to receive more information or schedule a showing of this yacht for sale in today!

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LENGTH 41' 6" (12.65m)
BEAM 12' 8" (3.86m)
LOCATION Palmetto, Florida, USA
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Topsides, the Island Packet 38 features large unobstructed deck and cabin top surfaces. Safe and secure deck work is ensured with raised bulwarks, premium course diamond nonskid, full length cabin top hand rails, welded double bow and stern rails and double lifelines. The deck is trimmed with a wide teak cap rail and a stainless steel striker all around, with teak cockpit coamings and detail trim. All nonskid surfaces are molded in contrasting tan. The roomy cockpit features contoured cockpit seats with deep coaming backrests, a comfortable helmsman's seat, a cavernous locker to starboard, storage tray to port and rack and pinion geared wheel steering for precise feel and utmost reliability. Other details include a freshwater cockpit shower unit, protected engine control panel, folding swim ladder, and lifeline stern and side gates.


The hull is molded in one piece with extra strong triaxial glass, unified with an engineered molded interior grid structure. Deck laminate is cored with advanced Polycel, a tough microsphere and resin matrix that is heat, rot and delamination proof. PolyClad 3 is used on all exterior surfaces backed with a vinylester laminate in the hull, so impervious to osmotic blistering that Island Packet was the first U.S. builder to offer a ten year limited osmotic blister warranty. The deck is attached to the integrally molded hull flange with bolts, lock nuts, and urethane adhesive sealant. All deck hardware is thru-bolted with aluminum back up plates.


The moderate full keel design, unique to Island Packet, combines a contemporary performance hull form with a foil shaped full keel providing the benefits of spirited, powerful performance and seakeeping comparable to deeper fin keel designs while providing the ability to explore shallow coastal waters. The centerboard is particularly helpful when beating to windward.


APSARA has new topside paint in the original Island Packet beige color, and new two-tone deck paint, enhancing the beauty of this yacht.






Below deck, the interior features a tri-cabin layout with large forward and aft staterooms, each with private access to an adjoining head compartment with shower, and a spacious central salon. The master stateroom with its private head further forward utilizes virtually the full beam of the yacht to create an exceptionally open, roomy layout. A large double berth offset to starboard, oversized hanging locker plus bureau and chest of drawers and numerous other detailed amenities provide for a gracious lifestyle for extended periods aboard.


The inviting main salon is bright and open. Large settees, a wide sole, wall mounted retractable table, pullout double berth and numerous stowage areas allow a variety of uses including gracious entertaining, dining or a third cabin for extra guests. The aft facing nav station is quickly accessible from the cockpit, allowing easy communication with the helmsperson. Fresh air ventilation is afforded by six Lewmar screened deck hatches, two Dorade vents and thirteen opening ports with screens.  A Mermaid 16,500BTU air conditioning unit with reverse cycle heat and several 12V fans further enhance climate control.  AC water pump new 2019.  The large wrap-around U-shaped galley is convenient to both cockpit and salon yet out of companionway traffic. Standard equipment includes an LPG range with oven, deep double sinks, heavily insulated 14 cubic foot ice box with Adler Barbour holding plate refrigeration system (water pump for fridge new 2019), deluxe teak dish rack with cutlery drawers, hot and cold pressure water, plus thoughtful details such as stove guard rail with harness attachments and a hideaway trash bin. Excellent engine access is provided through moveable panels on either side of, and behind, the companionway ladder.


Comfortable accommodations for two are provided in the roomy aft stateroom. The wide double berth, dressing seat, bureau and cedar-lined hanging locker, plus private access to the adjoining head compartment with shower provide gracious quarters for crew or guests.


Construction quality, materials and finish are to the highest standard throughout, not solely to create a finely crafted appearance, but also to build in a lifetime of capability and reliability.




Anodized single spreader aluminum mast, keel-stepped, equipped with a Lewmar #42 jib halyard winch, mast steps and stainless steel grab rail surrounding the mast. Anodized aluminum boom equipped with an adjustable topping lift. Shrouds, stays and chainplates have been replaced (new 2019)

Sails: double reefed mainsail,130% roller furling genoa and roller furling staysail (like new).  Harken roller furling on both head stay and staysail stay. Main halyard and mainsheet led to cockpit stoppers and (2) Lewmar #16 winches. Genoa sheets lead to two Lewmar #43 winches mounted on the cockpit coamings.




  • Raymarine 9" Hybrid Touch Chartplotter/Radar at helm 
  • Raymarine Evolution Autopilot
  • Kenyon speed, Raymarine forward facing sonar (new 2019) and wind instruments (wind instrument new 2019-Raymarine control head i70s)
  • Island Packet compass
  • Icom M504 VHF radio at nav station
  • ICOM M710 SSB radio at nav station
  • Satellite TV dome - new 2019
  • 32" flat screen TV in main saloon - new 2019      





  • Propane stove: Princess 3-burner w/oven
  • Microwave
  • Refrigeration/freezer
  • Water System: Pressurized 12V hot/cold system
  • LPG: vented deck locker contains (2) 20# aluminum tanks, pressure regulator and gauge. Solenoid shutoff system and fume detector at cabin sole and in bilge
  • Water heater (new 2019); 6.5 gal.  Heats by 120V A/C or heat exchanger w/engine              





Two head compartments each containing (1) manual toilet, sink, vanity and shower curtain with seat.  Y-valve w/discharge to holding tank (new 2019) or directly overboard.




  • Bilge pumps: 12V auto/manual bilge pump and (1) manual cockpit pump
  • EPIRB: (1) ACR satellite type, manual removal
  • Fire extinguishers, left jackets    




  • Stainless Steel bow pulpit w/bowsprit and dual anchor rollers
  • Lofrans Kobra horizontal electric windlass with dual capstans
  • Kato Dinghy Davits aft
  • 700 watts of solar panels (new 2019)
  • Primus 400 watt Air Breeze wind turbine
  • Bimini and dodger combo (new 2019)
  • Cockpit cushions (4)
  • Hubbell shore power cord
  • Victron 3000 watt inverter (new 2019)
  • Brass clock; barometer
  • Docking lines; fenders

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Jack Malatich
S&J Yachts
7076 Bembe Beach Road Annapolis, Maryland, USA

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