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Cabo Rico For Sale - 89k$- SOLD!

Updated: Feb 15, 2022

Boat is for sale from third owner. Current owner is live a board on this lovely boat since 20 years. Boat is well maintained and a good example of for blue water cruisers. She is ready for sail. Feel free to keep in touch for an appointment to see the boat.

  • Year: 1991

  • Hull Material: Fiberglas

Specs, Equipment and Information:


LOA: 38'Beam: 11'6"Displacement: 21,000 lbsDraft: 5'5”


Engine: Single 1991 UniversalEngine Model: M50Hours: 3400


Fuel: 108 gal GREWater: 110 gal GRE

The CABO RICO 38 with Custom Offshore layout is the perfect one couple world cruiser, with accommodation for occasional guests. This classic design, with its romantic interior and sea kindly motion is a rare find in the Mediterranean. The boat is fully equipped for Med cruising and live aboard. The current owners have the boat since 1999 and are still living aboard and currently cruising the Turkish South-West waters. The boat is in a true sail-away condition and the current owners will hand over the boat to the future buyer. No refits required. Just bring your personal affects and start enjoying life on the water in the Med. Reason behind the sale is that, after 22 years, the current owners move up to a larger vessel.

Feel free to find more details via provided link below.

inventory list Cabo Rico
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Feel free to find design details via provided link below.

CR 38 Design Details (S)
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Accommodations and Layout Down the companionway the chart table is to starboard and a U-shaped galley is to port. The galley has ample food storage, cabinets, spice rack, utility drawers and counter space. The Navstation / desk has a swing out chair, separate freezer compartment, chart locker, teak storage cabinets, and electronics. Forward into the main salon are a bulkhead mounted Force 10 cabin heater, an L-shaped settee to starboard and a straight settee to port with large ventilated storage area below both settees (GRE tanks are under cabin sole). The L-shaped settee converts into a double berth and the straight settee is a good single sea berth. Port and starboard lee cloth. The inlaid dining table folds away against a forward bulkhead cabinet and can be folded open to accommodate both settees. When the table is down its bulkhead cabinet reveals storage for china and crystal, a wine rack and drawers for tableware. Custom lift up utility table to port. Forward of the salon is the owner's stateroom with a large double berth and dressing seat. Cedar lined hanging locker to port. The head to starboard has a separate large shower and double entrance. The teak woodwork throughout is beautiful and there is plenty of storage throughout the boat. Excellent ventilation is achieved with well-placed 12-volt fans, three opening hatches with hinged bug screens, twelve SS opening ports and two SS dorades with bug screens. Companionway washboards and bug screens.

Galley Spinflo 4 burner propane stove w/oven & separate broiler (’95); dual aluminium propane bottles with cut off solenoid under helmsman seat; WEACO CU-200 combination air- water cooled refrigeration system (’04); built in SAMSUNG microwave; double SS sinks w/corian countertops & sink covers; hot and cold pressure water; ISOTHERM St. Sl. water heater; manual fresh water pump. Nature Pure water filter. Custom overhead teak cabinet w/two way access. Spice rack. Force 10 BBQ on stern rail and separate dock stand.

Deck Simpson Lawrence electric anchor windlass; CQR 45 with 300' 5/16" hi tensile chain (re-galvanised 2021) w/swivel; teak and stainless bow pulpit; twin anchor roller; Dinghy davids; safety pulpits at mast; folding boarding ladder (side); teak seats on each side of stern pulpit; teak covered secondary anchor locker in foredeck; ST.SL Guards over dorades; harness points in cockpit-galley-nav station, contrasting non-skid;

Sailing Performance

Plumbing/Water System/Life Support Hot/cold pressure water service to head, galley and cockpit. Jabsco water pump (’04). Nature Pure water filter; separate shower sump with E-pump out in dedicated shower cabin; Raritan head w/40 gallon holding tank; one manual and one electric bilge pump. Salt & fresh water wash down on foredeck.

Electronics & Navigation Equipment Pedestal mounted Ritchie Powerdamp compass; Raytheon (R 20X) 20 mile radar; Autohelm ST6000 autopilot; Autohelm Seatalk instruments – Knot/Wind/Depth (ST50); ICOM M602 with second command-mike in cockpit; Sony stereo radio/BT player with 2-way speakers.

Electrical System Multiple electrical cables and shore power adapters; large central hinged electrical panel with Plexiglas protective cover; excellent LED lighting throughout (including courtesy lighting); Balmar 100 amp alternator with Smart Regulator; VSR smart battery switch; Mastervolt IVET 3.5kW dual voltage isolation transformer. MasterVolt Mass Combi 2.5 kW inverter Charger (2015); One starter battery; Two AGM house batteries (2021); 140 Watt solar panel with Mastervolt MPPT controller.

Sails & Rigging Aluminium spars; internal main boom topping lift; SS standing rigging; LAM full batten main with Battslide system and three reefs and lazy jacks; HOOD roller furling 120% Genoa; extra large hank on staysail with two battens; Whisker Pole on mast track; aluminium mast steps; Upgraded Barient winches. Boom Gallow

Partial Additional Equipment EASTMARINE 200 inflatable dinghy; Davids; Tohatsu 3.5 outboard; Monitoring system for water and fuel tanks; bimini (2014); spray dodger with handholds. Racor dual switchable fuel filter water separator; emergency tiller; Automatic engine fire extinguisher; Fire extinguisher in nav station and forward cabin; Anchoring bridle; Fenders; Mooring lines; Boat hook;

Spares Engine offshore repair kit; steering cable; propeller for outboard; gasket set outboard; numerous small mechanical and electrical spare items; Tools;

Miscellaneous New engine mounts and shaft coupling 2006; Anchor and chain re-galvanised 2020; Electric water kettle; Electric hairdryer; First Aid kit; Clock; Barometer; full set of manuals, original (1991) technical drawings, cable lists and brochures.

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