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1979 Tartan 37

$59,900 USD

  • $59,900 USD
  • Donny Helbich
  • Active
  • Used
  • Cruiser Racer Sailboats
  • 1979
  • Tartan
  • 37
  • New Bern, North Carolina, US
  • Sail
  • 37ft / 11.28 m
  • 11ft 9in / 3.58 m
  • Westerbeke
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 2016-05-18
  • 2016-09-15
  • 2269216

 PRICE  REDUCED ready to sail south for the winter!

Beautiful blue hull, crisp white deck, shiny stainless, nice brite work and Nuteak Hand rails.. Just stunning!
Just returned from the Bahama's and ready to go again! This Tartan 37 is a Throughbred offshore cruising design by Sparkman & Stevens, over 450 of these popular cruising yachts have been built." Night Music" is beyond any doubt one of the best looking Tartan 37's ever to reach the used market. Dark blue Awlgrip paint , spotless interior, outstanding equipment, good electronics, Newer canvas, New hatches, and many other upgrades. She has been professionally maintained. One look and you will be sold.


  • Ballast: 7500
  • Disp: 15,500
  • Min Draft 4'2'
  • Max draft 7'9"
  • Beam 11'9"
  • LWL: 29'5"
  • Hull # 157
  • 2 water tanks total 90 gallon
  • Fuel tank 52 gallon
  • Holding tank 20 gallon




Engine Make:                    Westerbeke 40, 37 hp Diesel

Prop Type:                          BronzeTwo Blade

Hours:                                  3,200


Cruising upgrades completed

  • New fuel injection pump 07/15
  • New heat exchanger 11/14
  • New hoses
  • New overheat switch and spare
  • New engine temperature sender/gauge
  • New sensors for battery and alternator temperature to volt regulator
  • New thermostat
  • Prop shaft cleaned and painted
  • Rebuilt fuel injectors 12/15
  • Repacked stuffing box 11/15
  • Spares included: raw water pump rebuild kit, fresh water pump and various parts/accessories




Night Music was designed to offer you comfort and performance.  Above decks you’ll enjoy a comfortable cockpit with high coamings and new cushions, wheel steering, easily traveled side decks, raised coach roof, clean bow with an anchor well, windlass, and anchor roller.


Below decks she offers Tartan’s traditional styling and comfort.  A private v-berth with a true double berth, followed aft by a head with a shower to port and two large hanging lockers to port.  Following aft is a large salon with a drop down, double leaf table, a convertible starboard settee and large port settee.  There is also a large starboard pilot berth in the main salon area.  There are enough berths to comfortably sleep up to 7 adults.  Further aft is a full cruising galley with a double stainless steel sink, a 7 cubic foot icebox with a 12v Adler Barbour refrigeration system, a 3 burner gas stove is to starboard. To port is a large navigation station, electrical panels, and a large double quarter berth.


There are 8 new opening ports, 2 new opening hatches, interior cushions, varnished teak interior, and a teak cabin sole. There is ample storage both to port and starboard for tools, provisions, etc.   Easy engine access via removable companionway steps, lazarette and quarter berth.



Starboard side galley with good counter space and lots of storage


  • Top Opening ice box with Alder Barbour 12v DCM-12 refrigeration system
  • Three burner range with oven
  • Hot and cold pressure water
  • Double stainless steel sink
  • Great storage above and below cabinets


Cruising upgrades completed  

  • New pressure water pump and strainer
  • Fresh water foot pump with filtration system installed 01/15
  • New hoses 01/15
  • New Seaward Water Heater (engine or electric)




  • Garmin GPS 740s Chart plotter
  • Signet MK30 wind speed indicator
  • Signet MK24 wind direction indicator
  • Hummingbird fish finder/depth sounder
  • Garmin depth sounder
  • Garmin GMR 24 HD radar
  • Ritchie compass


Cruising upgrades completed

  • Raymarine ST 6002 Auto Pilot 01/15
  • Integrated VHF and autopilot to Garmin 740s display
  • Updated charts to Garmin chart plotter
  • New Standard Horizon GX2200 VHF with DSC/AIS receiver 01/15



  • 12 V DC panels: Original and Blue Seas new 2013
  • 115 V AC panels: Blue Seas Main and Distribution new 2013
  • Promariner Galvanic Isolator
  • 3 group 31 AGM Batteries new 2013/2015
  • 1 group 27 AGM start battery 2013
  • Charles 20 Amp 2 bank battery charger
  • Spot Light
  • 30 Amp shore power cord


Cruising upgrades completed by professional electrician

  • Additional (third) AGM house battery added
  • Two, 140 watt Kyocera Solar panels and Blue Sky MMPT regulator
  • Dedicated Fireboy Xintex carbon monoxide detector
  • Dedicated start battery switch
  • 500 amp shunt for battery monitoring
  • Updated electrical panel and wiring, grounding system


Sails and Rigging

  • Full batten main with Dutchman sail handling system/lazy jacks
  • Jiffy reefing system
  • Genoa 155% New 2012
  • Genoa 110%
  • Gennacker – Asymmetrical  spinnaker
  • ProFurl roller furler
  • Storm Jib
  • All control lines led to cockpit
  • Spinnaker and whisker pole



  • 45 lb Rocna 20 with rode and 70’ of 3/8” BBB chain
  • 35lb CQR Anchor with Rode and3/8” BBB chain
  • Danforth anchor with rode and chain
  • Electric windlass
  • Deck mounted anchor wash down (new hose, strainer, clamps 2014)
  • Teak cockpit table
  • Teak cockpit seats with cushions
  • Bimini/dodger
  • Harken midship traveler
  • New Dinghy davits
    • Double life lines
    • Dorade vents
    • Stainless steel swim ladder
    • Dock lines
    • Fenders
    • Life jackets


  • Outboard Engine Davits and Mount
  • Ratelco Cole stove/interior cabin heater
  • US Coast Guard safety package
  • Swim Ladder
  • Full canvas winter cover
  • Manuals, maintenance records and receipts
  • Bottom stripped and 11 coats barrier epoxy
  • Awl gripped hull and deck with new non-skid


Cruising upgrades completed  

  • Custom KATO dinghy davits
  • Custom fore/aft articulating stainless steel solar panel frame and brackets
  • Outboard motor mount


  • Replaced bilge pump with High capacity Rule 2000 bilge pump
  • Whale MK5 manual bilge pump


  • New Edson steering cables, chain, clamps, idler plate and sheaves
  • New wheel brake installed


  • Bottom sanded and painted in 2014 and 2015 with Trinidad pro
  • Custom stainless pad eye and new pennant for centerboard system
  • Dropped rudder November 2015 and pintle/rudder bushing checked
  • Skeg fairing
  • Shroud chain plate covers rebedded


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.

For Sale By Neptune Yacht Sales and Services

PO Box 1082 101 Craven Street
New Bern, North Carolina, 28563