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1988 Island Packet 38

location icon Fort Pierce, Florida, United States
Year 1988
Length 38 ft
Builder/Manufacturer Island Packet Yachts

PROFURL IN BOOM Furling Main Sail, 44hp Yanmar engine, 1,200 hours. Priced for Immediate Sale.  This "diamond in the rough" is a great value and will make a beautiful cruiser with a few thoughtful improvements and finishing touches.


Year Built 1988
Category Sail
Length Overall 41'6 ft
Beam 12'8 ft
Max Draft 5 ft
Cabins 2
Double Berths 2
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Full Keel
Min Draft 5 ft
Drive Type Direct
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 44 hp
Cruising Speed 7 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 57 gal
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 187 gal
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Cap. 30 gal
Ballast 10,000 lb
Displacement 21,500 lb
Displacement Type Dry Load
Bridge Clearance 51 ft
Windlass Electric
Tax Status Paid

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Yanmar
Model: 4JHBE
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 44hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze, Folding
Engine Hours: 1200

The well designed, time tested, and desirable 2 cabin, 2 head layout of a 38 Island Packet is hard to beat. Beautiful teak joinery and cabinetry throughout as well as tall headroom and numerous SS opening ports and overhead hatches.

Upon entering the companionway, you will find the large wrap around galley aft to starboard.   The central saloon features settees on each side with abundant storage behind each and cabinets above.   The bulkhead mounted fold up dining table offers the flexibility to host a large party, quiet dinner, or space to relax without the table.

The Navigation desk and AC/DC electric panel is at the end of the starboard settee.

The forward cabin has a queen berth to starboard with generous drawers underneath, lockers to port, and bulkhead mounted Flatscreen TV.  The ensuite head and shower is in the "V" with access to the spacious chain locker.  Manual marine toilet, SS round sink and teak louvered cabinet doors.

The large aft cabin has wide double berth, dressing seat, cedar lined closet and a bi-fold door with private entry to the midship head & shower.

  • Teak bulkheads and cabinetry throughout
  • SS Opening ports with peek-a-boo shades
  • 12V fans
  • Opening hatches with solar vents
  • Air conditioning (16,000 BTU and 12,000 BTU)
  • Flatscreen TV's in saloon and forward cabin
  • Clarion Sirius Ready Stereo and Speakers
  • Practical "L" shaped galley
  • Top loading Adler Barbour refrigeration
  • 3 burner Princess LPG stove and oven w/safety bar and butcher block top
  • Double SS sink
  • Laminate countertop w/teak fiddles
  • Pressure water system
  • Microwave oven
  • Portable Icemaker
  • Teak compartmentalized dish storage, complete with dishes
  • Overhead wine glass rack
  • Non-skid flooring
Sails & Rigging
  • Profurl In Boom Furling Mainsail
  • All lines to led aft to cockpit thru Spinlock jam cleats
  • Roller furling 130 Genoa
  • Roller furling Staysail
  • Garhauer adjustable track 
  • Selden rod kicker boom vang
  • Whisker pole
  • Harken Mainsheet traveller
  • (2) #52 Lewmar ST primary winches
  • (2) #42 Lewmar ST winches
  • (1) #16 Lewmar ST winch
  • (2) #24 Lewmar winches on mast

Please Note: The standing rigging is presumed to be due for replacement.

Deck Equipment
  • Muir electric windlass
  • Bow pulpit
  • Double anchor rollers w/SS strike plates and chain stoppers
  • CQR anchor
  • Bruce 33 anchor
  • Fortress Anchor
  • Large anchor and line locker
  • SS bow rail
  • Teak cap rail and hand rails
  • Raised cabin top
  • Diamond pattern nonskid deck
  • Ocean Marine SS Dingy Davits
  • 8' Achilles RIB dingy
  • 8hp Yamaha outboard
  • Garhauer outboard hoist
  • SS stanchions and double lifelines, side gates
  • Long bench seating w/deep coaming backrests
  • Cockpit shower
  • Swim ladder
  • Cockpit table

Please Note: There is no bimini, dodger, or enclosure.

  • Excellent access to engine from all sides
  • Clean and well maintained 44hp Yanmar JHBE with 1,200 hours
  • New auxiliary fuel tank & holding tank
  • Rack and Pinon steering
  • Custom Dual Racor filter system with vacuum guage and electric priming pump
  • Max Prop
  • Anti-siphon valve
  • New hot water heater
  • (1) 16,000 btu Webasto reverse cycle A/C unit
  • (1) 12,000 btu Marine Air reverse cycle A/C unit
  • Jabsco Manual head
  • Macerator pump
  • (2) Rule bilge pumps
  • (1) Whale manual pump
  • JRC Chartplotter/GPS
  • JRC Radar mounted on stern pole
  • Raymarine 7002 Autopilot
  • Data marine wind, speed, depth (helm and nav desk)
  • ICOM-M402 VHF Radio with Remote Mic in Cockpit
  • Digital Yacht AIS Receiver
  • Gemini 5" Compass
  • Clarion Sirius Ready CD44 Stereo and Speakers
  • Vizio Smart Flatscreen TV in Salon
  • Samsung Flatscreen TV in Forward Stateroom
  • Please Note: The JRC Radar & Chart Plotter are reported to be working but they are dated and due for replacement.
  • MasterVolt 2,500 watt Inverter
  • MasterVolt Battery Charger
  • Balmar 120 amp alternator with Smart Regulator
  • MasterVolt Whisper 5.5kw Generator (New 2019)
  • (5) AGM house batteries (New 2022)
  • (1) AGM start battery (New 2022)
  • Xantrex Link 1000 battery monitor
  • 12vDC and 115vAC breaker panel
  • (2) 30 Amp shore power cords
  • (2) "Y" adapters
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.
Additional Contact Information

Call Graham @ (561) 412-1702