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1979 Shannon 38 Cutter

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin


                                        BLUE WATER CRUISER

"those looking for an affordable older boat that is designed and built to be taken offshore should definitely put the Shannon 38 on their short list."

Practical Sailor

Basic Boat Info

Price: $59,500
Boat Name: DEPARTURE 11
Make: Shannon
Model: 38 Cutter
Year: 1979
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 38 ft
Length Overall: 38 ft
Waterline Length: 29'2 ft
Beam: 11'6 ft
Max Draft: 5 ft
Displacement: 18,500 lb
Ballast: 7,000 lb
Electrical Circuit: 110 V
Double Berths: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Perkins
  • Model: 4 cly FWC
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 51hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1979
  • Engine Hours: 3519


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: |
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: |
Holding Tank Material: GRP


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Cruisers


Terry Godres
CenterPointe Yacht Services - Sturgeon Bay


CenterPointe Yacht Services - Sturgeon Bay
77 South 1st Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, US, 54235
Tel:920 559 0730

Sails and Deck Hardware

Main sail with cover, club footed jib, Harken roller furling head sail; assorted sail bags

Twin fore stays, (2) mast mounted poles, mast steps

(8) Lewmar Winches; (2) 44 ST; (1) 40-2 speed; (1) 30-2 speed;

Mast winches: (2) 30-2 speed; (1) 10; (1) 16-2 speed

Bow Pulpit with (2) anchor rollers

Maxwell 12V. Anchor Windlass

Danforth and Plow Anchors with chain & rope rode 

Mast deck lights

Mast crutch

Cockpit Dodger and Bimini

Cockpit cushions (new)

Cockpit Table

Propane cockpit grill

MOB pole

Outboard motor bracket and hoist





Propane (3) burner stove & oven

Cold Plate Refrigeration; 110 V., and Sander engine compressor

Double S.S sink with H/C pressure and manual fresh & raw water faucets


Roberston AP 3000X Auto Pilot

Hummingbird 859 Sonar & GPS Plotter

Raytheon 1603 Radar

Icom M502 VHF radio w/distress

Kenwood TS 4306 Transceiver with Kenwood AT 250 antenna tuner

Signet Log; Wind Speed; Wind Direction; Speed; Depth

Ritchie Compass

Heart Freedom Inverter/Charger

Pro Mariner Battery Monitor

Pioneer Stereo




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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