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1988 Endeavour 38 Center Cockpit

$84,000 USD

  • $84,000 USD
  • Tom Pilkington
  • Active
  • Used
  • Cruiser Racer Sailboats
  • 1988
  • Endeavour
  • 38 Center Cockpit
  • Stamford, Connecticut, US
  • Sail
  • 38ft / 11.58 m
  • 12ft 6in / 3.81 m
  • Yanmar
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 2016-08-02
  • 2016-09-06
  • 2289026

Brand New to the Market!

A great looking, good sailing yacht with 4'11" shallow draft & sumptuous varnished teak interior - amazingly roomy & beautifully detailed. She sleeps eight (8) with two (2) heads, master aft with centerline queen and private head. She features Autohelm 4000, Garmin Chartplotter, Raymarnie GPS, Radar VHF, Harken roller-furling ('90), electric windlass, Adler-Barbour refrigeration.

"JOYRIDE" has all the features of a mid-forty footer in a thirty-eight foot package. She's pretty, sails very well (132 PHRF) - actually 12 seconds/mile faster than her big sister,the Endeavour 42. "JOYRIDE" is a very clean boat throughout. Light use and conscientious maintenance leave her ready and waiting for her next owner. If you want a strong, luxurious, comfortable, great sailing center cockpit yacht under 40' - the Endeavour 38 is the only game in town - and rare to the market. He who hesitates.....


"JOYRIDE" is white with a black bottom, maroon boottop and cove stripes with white decks; shoal draft keel with a skeg-hung rudder. She has all the features and comfort of a mid-forty footer, and is actually 12 seconds/mile faster than her big sister, the '42'. She is very clean throughout, has had little use and conscientious maintenance.


She has accommodations for eight (8) in three (3) cabins with two (2) forward on a "V" berth, four (4) in the main salon on port and starboard settees that convert to double berths, and two (2) on the centerline queen-sized berth aft. The interior is varnished teak with a varnished teak and holly sole. Headroom is 6'4" throughout. The upholstery is light gray fabric. There are Oceanair blinds, hatch covers, screens and shades.  All four (4) hanging lockers are cedar-lined and have interior lighting. Natural light and ventilation are provided by six (6) opening hatches (including the main companionway), eleven (11) opening ports, and a solar vent.


The guest cabin is forward with the guest head to port. The main salon is amidships followed by the nav station to port and the walk-thru galley directly opposite to starboard. The master cabin is aft with the master head forward to port.


The guest cabin is forward with a "V" berth with abundant storage in bins, drawers and in a hanging locker, opening overhead hatch, privacy door.


The guest head is to port with a manual marine toilet, vanity with storage under, hot and cold pressure shower, storage outboard in lockers.


Amidships is the main salon with a hanging locker forward to starboard, settees to port and starboard that convert to double berths, storage under and above and outboard in lockers and on shelves. There is a centerline-mounted teak table with folding leaves, storage within.


The sit-down outboard-facing nav station is next aft to port with a lift-top chart table with chart storage under, fold-out swivel seat, storage under, instrument and electronics panel above and outboard.

  • Autohelm 4000 autopilot
  • ICOM M56 VHF radio-telephone
  • Garmin GPS
  • Raymarine GPS/chartplotter
  • Raymarine  Radar
  • Ritchie compass, pedestal-mounted


Directly opposite to starboard is the walk-thru galley with a large counter surface on the centerline.

  • Three burner Galley Maid propane stove with oven
  • Huge top-loading ice box with 12-volt Alder-Barbour refrigeration
  • Double stainless steel sinks with storage under
  • Hot and cold pressure water, fresh water footpump
  • Six (6) gallons hot water heated off the engine and dockside
  • Copious storage in lockers and drawers
  • Microwave


The aft cabin is accessed from the starboard side. There is a centerline queen-size berth, hanging lockers to port and starboard with cedar shelves, drawers and lockers outboard. Handicraft custom mattress.


The enclosed en suite master head is forward and to port in the aft cabin. There is a manual marine toilet, vanity with storage under, hot and cold pressure shower, storage outboard in lockers.


There are a total of four (4) 12-volt gel cell batteries, circuit breakers, (2) 110-volt shore power with cords, 60/80-amp automatic battery charger, engine alternator, interior lights, navigation lights & closet lights.


The deck is white fiberglass with contrasting light gray non-skid. There are six (6) opening hatches (including the main companionway), eleven (11) opening ports, solar vent, anchor locker on deck, stainless steel bow and stern pulpits with double lifelines, port and starboard boarding gates, dinghy davits, Garhoauer motorlift, outdoor shower.


"JOYRIDE's" hull is white with a black bottom, maroon boottop and cove stripe; shoal draft keel with a skeg-hung rudder.


Her spars are anodized aluminum with stainless steel rod rigging. The mast is 58'4" and is stepped on the keel. There is Harken roller-furling ('90), three (3) internal halyards, jiffy reefing, main sheet traveler. There are a total of four (4) Barient winches (two of which are self-tailing), two (2) lock-in and one (1) standard winch handle. Dutchman Reefing System.  Sails have been maintained by Hathaway & Reiser.

  • North main (self-flaking) with full battens, two (2) reef points 
  • Hathaway Genoa 150
  • Neil Pryde Gennaker


"JOYRIDE" is powered by a Yanmar 44 HP fresh water cooled inboard diesel (less than 2000 hours) with a cruising speed of 7 knots and maximum speed of 7.5 knots. She has wheel steering with binnacle guard and wheel brake, manual marine heads with holding tank and "Y" valves for offshore overboard discharge, manual and electric bilge pumps, Simpson-Lawrence electric anchor windlass, oil/water/temperature alarms, fuel/water separator, raw water filter, fixed prop with three (3) blades, Spurs line/weed cutters installed. Cruiser A/C and heat (2 units).


She has the capacity for forty (43) gallons of diesel fuel housed in an aluminum tank, and seventy-five (75) gallons of water housed in an aluminum tank; six (6) additional gallons hot water heated off engine and dockside.


  • Maroon sail cover
  • Maroon dodger 
  • Maroon sun awning
  • Full cockpit enclosure
  • Stern-mounted ladder
  • Docklines
  • Fenders
  • Radar reflector
  • Flares
  • Fortress anchor
  • 35# CQR anchor
  • 60' chain
  • 200' rode
  • 200' anchor line
  • Horn
  • Bell
  • Life sling
  • Cockpit table with additional leaves
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Three (3) Hella turbo fans
  • Equipment manuals
  • Dock Box
  • TV/DVD Player
  • Snap-it Cup Holders
  • Misc Spare Parts
  • West Marine Dinghy with Yamaha 2.5 hp engine
  • Winter Cover
  • Dock Box
  • Steps


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 Prestige Yacht Sales - Norwalk

48 Calf Pasture Beach Road
Norwalk, Connecticut, 06855