38' Tartan 1997



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38' Tartan 1997 Midnight Star


Lightly used and well maintained Tartan 3800 in desired location in St. Augustine, Florida. Buy today, sail tomorrow. "Midnight Star" is an exemplary boat. She's the shoal "Beaver Tail" keeled model, with a cleverly designed interior, class, and style. Plus she's a proven FAST offshore cruiser. There aren't many of these on the market and she won't last long!





Cruise Speed:


Max Speed:


Range NMI:



12' 6"

Engine Details:


Engine 1:

1997 36.00 HP

Engine 2:

1997 36.00 HP

Engine Fuel:

Inboard Diesel

Fuel Capacity:

38 GAL

Water Capacity:

80 GAL


  • Garmin instruments, including touch-screen color radar, new 2015
  • Additional Garmin chart plotter and instrument display at nav station
  • Icom VHF radio, GPS, DSC, RAM at helm, 2015
  • LED TV, radar mast-mounted TV antenna, 2019
  • Cellphone amplifier, mast-mounted antenna, 2013
  • WiFi amplifier, radar mast=mounted antenna, wireless router, 2015
  • Kenwood receiver, Bluetooth, Sirius XM, CD, AM/FM, 2015
  • Bose speakers below, Panasonic speakers in cockpit
  • Adler-Barbour Cold Machine refrigerator and freezer, 2014
  • Force 10 three burner propane stove, oven, broiler
  • Magma stainless steel propane grill / oven
  • Propane locker containing two 11 lb tanks
  • Propane detectors, alarm
  • Microwave oven
  • MarineAirrrr heat pump A/C
  • Three mounted fans
  • Four stainless dorades
  • Two deck hatched
  • Twelve premium stainless and glass portlights with removeable screens
  • Premium Peek-a-Boo shades on all
  • 70 gallons fresh water in two tanks
  • Pressurized hot / cold water system
  • Shower
  • Vacuflush head
  • 22 gallon waste water holding tank
  • Wet locker
  • 36 hp Yanmar engine, approx. 4000 hrs, regularly serviced
  • 37 gallon diesel fuel tank
  • PYI dripless shaft seal
  • Propwell feathering three blade propeller
  • Balmar 100 amp high-output alternator, programmable controller
  • Sea Power 5 kw 120v generator, on engine, for A/C, microwave, etc.
  • Three group 27 house batteries, 300 amp-hrs capacity
  • 2 kw inverter / charger, programmable control panel, 2015
  • One maintenance-free starting battery
  • Combiner / isolator, rotary power switch
  • Shore power plugs duplicated, bow and stern, selector switch
  • Numerous 12 vdc and 120 vac outlets
  • Lewmar windlass, foot switch on deck, toggle switch at helm
  • 120 ft 3/16” anchor chain + 100 ft ¾” nylon rode
  • CQR 35 anchor and stainless anchor roller
  • Fortress FX-23 anchor, nylon storage case
  • Anchor location float
  • Spartite mast partners at mast, with nitrile boot
  • Programmable LED masthead / anchor light
  • Deck floodlights on spreaders
  • Radar mast with docking spotlight
  • MOB recovery system, stern pulpit mounted
  • Outboard / MOB hoist, radar mast mounted
  • All lines led aft to cockpit
  • 105% head sail on roller furling
  • Spare (new) 100% head sail and bag
  • Custom-made asymmetrical spinnaker, with dousing chute and bag
  • Dutchman system on main sail
  • Boom vang, adjustable
  • Harken traveler and cam cleats
  • Two Harken jib sheet winches
  • One Harken 41 electric deck winch
  • Two Harken deck winches
  • Removeable Davis davits, stainless, 6:1 blocks
  • Cockpit seating for 6-9 people
  • Two Sport Seats
  • Custom cockpit cushions
  • Stowable teak table in cockpit
  • Floor courtesy lighting, all areas
  • Folding cherry dining table, main salon
  • Aft stateroom with cedar-lined closet, sleeps two
  • Forward stateroom (v-berth) with cedar-lined closet, sink, sleeps two
  • Main salon sleeps three with filler cushion
  • Holly and teak sole
  • All custom teak interior
  • Length 38 ft, beam 12.6 ft, draft 6 ft, air draft (mast) 57 ft
  • Beaver tail keel
  • Swim platform (sugar scoop stern)
  • Dodger, bimini, stowable side rain curtains

This listing is presented to you courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel.

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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