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Hughes 38, Sloop MKI, 1968, Savannah, Georgia, $13,000, Price reduced 8/23/12 to $12,000, SOLD 8/27/12

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Hughes 38, Sloop MKI, 1968

All photos and Videos in this ad are two years old. Upgrades including new Dinghy and Mast Steps and much more have been made.

  • Visit this page or search for me on flickr for all current photos and videos.

  • Sparkman and Stevens Design

  • LOA: 37.90
  • LWL: 36.34
  • Beam: 10.17
  • Ballast: weight of bolted on lead ballast keel section + engine in keel bilge = 6,400 lbs
  • Draft: 5.83
  • Fresh Water: 172 gals.(this not a typo)
  • Fuel: 18 gals
  • Engine: Universal Atomic 4, gasoline, 30 hp
  • Hull Speed: 6.96

    What Comes With Boat:

  • Fiberglass 8' dinghy w/ Yamaha 4hp, 4 stroke engine.
  • (2) 125 watt solar panels.
  • House Batteries: 3 marine.
  • Engine Battery new.
  • (2) New spare marine batteries.
  • Garmin 440s GPS w/transducer (depth).
  • Garmin Handheld GPS.
  • 50 lb plow anchor with 100 ft. chain and 100 ft. rode.
  • 50 lb plow anchor with 10 ft chain and 100 ft. rode.
  • 15" Flatscreen TV w/DVD, digital .
  • Shakespeare Mast mounted omnidirectional tv antenna.
  • Standard Horizon Marine VHF radio.
  • (2) marine battery chargers .
  • Wedgewood propane 4 burner stove with oven.
  • New Shurflo 2000 bilge pump w/ small back-up bilge pump.
  • (3) three wind scoops.
  • (3) safety harness's with straps.
  • Main sail: fair condition (10 oz).
  • Storm Jib: Good condition (9 oz).
  • Genoa: 150 percent, Good condition (6 oz).
  • Whisker Pole.
  • (6) new 30?, 3/4" double braid dock lines (plus many fenders).
  • Dodger w/ new glass.
  • Full lifeline netting. Custom built for boat.
  • Mast Steps.
  • New LED Mast Head Light .
  • Rogue Wave WiFi Antenna
  • New 8:1 Harken Mainsheet .
  • JVC AM/FM stereo system with CD player and remote control.


  • All winches recently rebuilt.
  • Full canvass: sail covers, winch covers, bimini etc.
  • All required safety equipment included .
  • All standing rigging and running rigging is in very good condition.
  • Paperwork, receipts and owners manuals for all equipment is on boat.
  • Hull construction is the best. Hand laid fiberglass with marine plywood core and is almost two inches thick front to back.
  • The deck is solid front to back with no soft spots at all.
  • The boat doesn't leak a drop and is almost air tight.
  • All paint is less than a year old. Deck paint was just redone 4/01/12


  • All equipment listed is in good working order.
  • The boat is very sound, no hull damage or deck soft spots.
  • This is a classic proven blue water cruiser/racer.
  • This is a distress sale and I really wish I didn't have to sell the boat.
  • This price is cash only, no exceptions.
  • Will be sold to first person paying cash.
  • This boat is sail ready, get on and sail.
  • I have no survey, nor will I pay to have one done. Cant afford it.
  • The boat is in the water and docked in Savannah, Ga.
  • The only thing this boat needs is some cosmetic TLC.
  • You can email me if you have questions, want to make an offer or want to see more pictures or videos.

  • Cash means CASH, get it? So bottom line= SERIOUS ENQUIRERS ONLY !!!!
  • The selling price of $13,000 is the Kelly Blue Book Value. Make me a serious offer as I intend on selling this boat asap.
  • Every single thing about this boat is one my website at
  • Everything that has been done to it in the last three years is online.


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    Video of the Hughes 38 sailboat, 40MB, this video does take a while to load, so have patience. It is worth a wait.
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    Interior Part 1 Click on photo Hughes 38, Sloop MKI, 1968 sailboat

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    Hughes 38, Sloop MKI, 1968 sailboat

    Hughes 38, Sloop MKI, 1968 sailboat

    Hughes 38, Sloop MKI, 1968 sailboat

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