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1982 38 (ft.) MORGAN YACHTS 383 Sloop/Cutter

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General Information

Listing# 76456

Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
Boat Type
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Ted Brewer
383 Sloop/Cutter
38 (ft.)
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General Details

"YARGO VI" is a Ted Brewer design sloop/cutter, captain maintained, that is a performance blue water cruiser or club racer, designed and heavily built for offshore use. Her underbody is designed for offshore with a full skeg protected rudder and protected prop in an aperture. No worries about logs, lines or fishpots. Her cutter rig will make easier handling of heavy weather. Roll up the jib all or part and carry on with reefed main and staysail. Her deep cockpit with dodger, bimini and weather cloths will keep you dry in all but the foulest of weather. And when that comes just zip in the side and aft curtains for full enclosure.

The Brewer designed 382, 383 and 384 series have a reputation for quality construction, great performance and ease of handling. Mr. Brewer has designed several very popular sailboats and has also served on design teams for America's Cup race boats.


"Yargo VI" is a Morgan 383 series that incorporated several improvements over the 382. Those improvements were a larger rudder, increase of mast height by 4 feet, increase of keel weight by 1,000 lbs. and the main sheet traveler was moved out of the cockpit to the cabin top. Additionally, the cabin sole substructure around the head/mast step area was redesigned and strengthened. The Brewer design is also noted for its roominess and it sleeps up to seven adults.She performs exceptionally in light air, yet is stiff enough to easily handle a gale. Most owners cite the volume of the interior and many stowage compartments as major reasons for their satisfaction with the Morgan 38 and are popular, and much admired boats that should, we expect, hold their value well.


Specifications and Accommodations
Accommodations Just aft of the anchor locker is an adequate sized v-berth with in-suite hanging locker and storage. Between the salon and v-berth area is a large head with separate shower to port and a large hanging locker and storage area to starboard. The main salon has a fixed centerline table that offers comfortable seating for four. To port is an L-shaped settee that offers a good sea berth or can be made into a double when needed for guests. The total berths accomodate 7. There is ample easily accessed storage behind, under and over the settee. To starboard is an in-line settee with pilot berth over. At the base of the companionway ladder is a navigation station and desk to starboard. A large quarter berth is aft of the navigation area and the forward edge of the berth doubles as a seat for the navigation desk. To port is a proper u-shaped galley with double stainless sinks, two burner propane stove and large refrigerator.     Large sit-down chart table with stowage under Teak dinette table w/liquor locker and stowage below Large single berth opposite galley One pilot sea berth w/stowage under and one settee berth to starboard Dinette converts easily into double berth with waterproof molded stowage under A total of 40 lockers, drawers and bins throughout. Lockers have locking mechanisms (hook& eye or barrel bolt) Two hanging lockers forward cabin 6'3" headroom Teak and holly cabin sole Teak veneer paneling on all bulkheads Teak companionway ladder Insulated engine room w/access both sides and front Brass and teak handrails Galley The galley is "U" shaped to port and offers the following: U-shaped galley 12 volt fridge/freezer Deep double stainless steel sink close to centerline Icebox/refrigerator with 6" foam. New updated refrigeration modules April 2008 Hot/cold pressure water Emergency fresh water hand pump in galley Saltwater galley foot pump Large food storage locker w/ room for plenty of galley ware Propane stove with 2 burners and oven, gimballed Electronics   Garmin 440 chartplotter ST-70 Autopilot w Linear Drive to quadrant Datamarine Speed/Depth sounder Icom VHF Radio Sony am/fm stereo cassette w/ 2 speakers   Deck and Hull Long fin keel with full skeg protected rudder and prop in aperture. All exterior canvas coverings were replaced recently, including a complete bimni top, spray dodger with eisenglass windshield and storage cover and the main sail cover.   Cockpit Wheel steering T-shaped cockpit footwell designed for level-footed steering and winching Extra large self-draining cockpit scuppers Scuppers designed to prevent backflow 5" illuminated compass  Helmsman can handle sheets and engine controls from steering station Two cockpit seat lockers with liners Teak cockpit coamings   Additional Deck Items All new Lewmar V2 gypsy/drum anchor windlass (electric) 45 lb Delta anchor with 100' of G40 chain w/ 200' 5/8 line and a 33 lb Delta w/ 10' chain & 270' line, both on bow rollers  Fortress 16 anchor at stern Custom SS bow pulpit All new custom canvas: bimini, dodger, sailcover, port & starboard weather cloths w/ side and aft curtains for full enclosure Lots of dock lines Block and tackle boom vang   Deck & Exterior Hardware 5" high bulwark w/teak cap & brass rubrail Cast aluminum midship mooring chocks w/cleats for spring lines New Newfound stainless steel ports w/ screens New Lexan on both opening hatches & large main salon ports Custom welded stainless steel bow and stern pulpits w/gates 27" high stainless steel lifeline stanchions w/vinyl coated double lifelines Stanchions thru-bolted to bulwark for strength Lifeline gates, port and starboard Large swim ladder Cockpit cushions (2011) Numerous spare parts Sails Cruise equipped cutter rig with removable staysail stay and intermediate backstays, and aluminum mast and boom. Mast mounting is keel stepped. The main sheet traveler is an aluminum track and roller truck. Roller furling system by Hood, model unit 2. Winch inventory includes Lewmar (2) #43; (2) #40, and (2) halyard winches and (1) double rope clutch on mast.  Sail inventory includes (1) Main Sail and (1) furled Genoa sail & (1) staysail. Main sail canvas cover.   Hank on Stay Sail Main sail, full battened w/ 3rd row reef added New main sail cover Tides Marine mainsail track for ease of hoisting and dropping mainsail Lazy jacks Hood roller furling   Electrical Systems   12 volt house system (4) 100 amp house batteries (2010) 12 volt panel with breakers & indicator lights One Group 24 AGM starter battery (2010) 120 amp alternator w/ 3 stage regulator (2010) Shore power cord Hot water heater (2010)   110 volt shore power system 110 volt panel Hot water heater Xantrex True Charge 2 Battery charger 16000 BTU Marine Air A/C unit (2) 2000 gph electric bilge pumps, one with high water alarm 2 manual bilge pumps (one is plumbed to pump waste) Engine Room   This vessel is powered by her original Perkins 4-108 marine diesel with just over 2965 original hours. All recommended maintenance were performed on a timely schedule. The engine space is neat and orderly and suggests a good maintenance program is in place. UPGRADES PERFORMED IN 2011 New cutlass bearing Rudder packing gland repacked Shaft packing gland repacked Winches serviced Heat exchanger removed and acid cleaned Rigging inspection by Nuance and Underwood Bottom painted    
Owner's Comments
Cutter rig. I have been sailing my boats off shore for many years and believe the cutter rig to be best offshore rig especially when solo as I have been for past 5 years. I installed the system. There is a heavy duty plate attached to rear part of anchor locker bulkhead that takes the load. There are intermediate back stays to avoid the need for runners. The staysail stay is easily removed for inland or day sailing. I never go off shore without this sail bent on and raised. I have a third row of reef points and have sailed this boat in 40K winds with the staysail and fully reefed Main.  The white structure you are seeing in the forward cabin a is large PVC housing for the chain which I have directed aft of the anchor locker to keep the bow light. I'm happy to say the boat has no dorade vents as does the 384. In 40 years of sailing, most of it offshore on many boats I have found them to be a nuisance. You have to remove them for offshore sailing or they are a source of water in nasty weather as well as being frequently subject to line catching when tacking even in settled weather. Perkins has about 3000 hours. Sails are in very good if not excellent condition. No soft spots on the deck. Hull last painted with 3 coats of micron 66 in May of 2011. Had bottom and rig rechecked at that time before 7 day offshore solo passage Fort Lauderdale to Atlantic city. Was heading for Martha's vineyard but 3 day nor'easter stopped progress so headed for shelter. Chain plates were checked and approved along with the total mast, wire and attachments by my rigger Nance and Underwood in May 2011 per above. Non skid decks, wood below etc. all in relatively good condition. I bought this boat just over 5 years ago in Annapolis. It was a summer used weekender. I transformed it into an offshore cruiser. If that's what you're looking for then you should see it. I have sailed her for about 4000 offshore miles in past 5 years and loved her seaworthiness, her protected prop and full skeg protected rudder which are my offshore requirements. A recent change in plans has required me to find something larger
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.
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