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1976 Alajuela 38

$97,777 USD

  • $97,777 USD
  • Dave Millett
  • Active
  • Used
  • Cruiser Racer Sailboats
  • 1976
  • Alajuela
  • 38
  • Long Beach, California, US
  • Sail
  • 38ft / 11.58 m
  • 11ft 6in / 3.51 m
  • Westerbeke
  • 35c Three Js
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 2015-06-01
  • 2016-10-13
  • 2290993


New bottom paint

New topside paint & bright work

New teak in cockpit

New bowsprit

New engine and generator in 2002

New standing and running rigging in 2002

Custom Dive platform and tank storage

Custom permanent "Hard Dodger"





  • Berths for five with pilot berth in salon to port and "V" forward. Full galley: 2 burner AC stove top, microwave, sink, and ice box. Enclosed head with manual toilet with "Y" valve, sink, shower wand. Engine compartment under cockpit/companionway.


  • Hull:  Fiberglass hand laminated FRP in a two-piece mold
  • Deck: hand laminated FRP,marine plywood cored, applied non-skid
  • Cabin: hand laminated FRP molded with deck, marine plywood cored
  • Keel: molded with hull, integral cast lead ballast
  • Rudder: solid FRP, bronze pintles and gudgeons
  • Cabinetry: teak & teak plywood, teak & holly soles
  • Rig: painted aluminum mast and boom, keel stepped mast




  • Hull color: white
  • Bow: spoon with sprit   Stern: double ended  Sheer: conventional
  • Hull: round bilged, low wetted surface
  • Keel: full profile, wineglass sections, slack bilges
  • Rudder: outboard, full keel swung
  • Cabin: long trunk, aft cockpit with high coamings
  • Rig: single spreader masthead Marconi cutter, bow sprit


  • PROPULSION: Westerbeke 3 cyl. 35 hp.diesel  Model# 35C Three JS fresh water cooled, wet exhaust engine compartment under companionway/cockpit. Manual reverse/reduction marine gear. 17" Max Prop 3 blade feathering bronze propeller.      1 1/4" stainless steel shaft.
  • AUXILIARY GENERATOR: Westerbeke 3 cyl. 5.0 KW diesel/120v.AC  Model# 5.0BGDE  fresh water cooled, aft in engine compartment.


  • 12 volt DC system and 120 volt AC ship/shore power system 5 group 27 L/A 12 volt batteries. All batteries properly boxed, secured and ventilated with fused switch panel.
  • Navigation, cabin, and spreader lights, portable spot light, marine multi-bank battery charger, AC volt meter, AC and DC ammeters AC fresh water heater, DC Watermaker.


  • 3 - 2.5 lb. dry chemical fire extinguishers.
  • 5-  approved type personal flotation devices.
  • 1- Type IV throwable device, lifesling bow and stern pulpits, double lifelines, handrails horn and bell, flare kit.

Ground Tackle

  • 45 CQR plow anchor
  • 300' chain, 10' line (est.)
  • 45 lb. plow spare anchor
  • Electric windlass


  • Main
  • Yankee
  • Stays'l
  • 150% Genoa


  • Custom FRP Permanent "Hard" Dodger
  • 6" Ritchie Compass
  •  Roller Traveler
  • Rigid Boom Vang  
  • S.S.Barbeque

    Winches (all Barient):

  • 2 -28 STS primary
  • 3 -22 S halyard
  • 3 -23 STC multi-purpose  
  • 2- cabin top


Special Note

A complete rehab of the vessel was conducted in 2002 including the new engine and generator, all new wiring and panels, removal of the teak deck overlay and re-glassing the entire deck and cabin structure, installing cockpit seat hatches with lockers. The rig was refurbished including painting the mast and boom and replacing all standing and running rigging.

Mechanical Disclaimer

* Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters.  The broker cannot guarantee the true hours.  It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.


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. Hours listed may vary from actual hours due to recent use. Purchaser is encouraged to verify hours prior to purchase. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

For Sale By Denison Yacht Sales - Newport Beach

2751 West Coast Highway, Suite 260
Newport Beach, California, 92663