38 Ericson Sloop 1986

Posted 14 January 2018 | Sailboats   


Lehua main$54,500.00

This Ericson 38′ is clearly a great cruising yacht and her performance is well known and admired.
Easy sailing fun cruiser ready to go!


  • Designed by Bruce King and Launched in 1986 by Ericson Yachts
  • Standing and running rigging replaced and mast and boom repainted in 2016
  • Hauled and Trinidad paint 2016
  • Keel rebolted and rebedded 2016
  • Fin keel
  • Spade rudder
  • LOA 38’
  • Beam of 12’
  • Draft of 6’ 6”
  • LWL 30’ 6”
  • Displacement of 15,500 lbs


  • Universal M50 32 HP Diesel well-maintained, (including replacement of expansion plugs, and adjustment of engine alignment)
  • 54 Gallons fuel plus 6 gallon plastic tank

Electronics, Electrical and Navigation:

  • 2 House Batteries, one starting
  • Freedom Battery Charger and Zantex Inverter
  • Auto Helm ST 4000
  • Radar
  • 2 Depth sounders
  • Ray Marine GPS
  • Ray Marine Speed and Wind instruments
  • Trickle charge solar panel

Sail Inventory and Ground Tackle:

  • 100% Jib in good condition and 135% Jib with roller furling system
  • Main in good condition
  • New jib blocks
  • Electric Windlass with 25# Danforth and 200’ rode


  • 6’ 2” headroom
  • Large salon with u-shaped settee and dining table
  • Salon berth/ Seating with table
  • Navigation station with electrical panel
  • Custom bedding and curtains
  • Galley with sink and pressure water
  • Propane stove and oven
  • 60 gallons fresh water in two tanks
  • 2016 Aldor Barbor DC Refrigeration
  • New 10 Gallon water heater
  • Microwave
  • Stereo with interior and cockpit speakers
  • Enclosed head with New Electric Toilet, sink and large stand-up shower
  • Full Stern berth on port
  • Large V-berth forward
  • Teak and Holly sole

Deck and Additional:

  • Two propane lockers, one for Large stern mounted BBQ and one for Stove and oven
  • Stern swim ladder with treads
  • Fold out Cockpit table
  • Full cockpit with Dodger and Bimini in good condition
  • All safety equipment

As a testament to she popularity, the Ericson 38’ remains in production.
The decks are well laid out and feature substantial deck hardware that is well secured with backing plates. An anchor locker is forward and rigging shrouds are well inboard for easy passage fore and aft. There is a T-shaped cockpit with destroyer wheel and the cockpit area is suitably sized.

Vessel availability is subject to prior sale or withdrawal without notice. Specifications given are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated.

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