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  • Sold
  • Sail / Cutter
  • Caliber / Cutter
  • 1989 / Used
  • 38' / 12'8"
  • 2005 Yanmar 4JH4E
  • 2500 hrs
  • Diesel

Cutter 1989 Caliber Cutter

Off Market since Nov 24th 2022

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Salt and Light is a lovely, well maintained and upgraded vessel.

  –  Since 2018 the owner has invested over $25,000.00 in upgrades such as;
  –   New Quantum Radar (overlay on plotter)
  – Soda-blast, barrier coat and upgraded bottom paint
  – New shaft, stuffing box and cutlass bearing
  – New bronze thru-hulls
  – New running rigging
  – New auxiliary breaker panel
  – New Raritan head pump
  – New life lines, gates and custom oversized stanchions
  – New VHF



The Caliber 38 offers an excellent layout for extended cruising.

Starting forward, the forward head in the bow features a stall shower, vanity and marine head. This head opens to the Owner's stateroom directly aft and provides absolute privacy.

The Owner's stateroom has a pullman bunk to port, sit down vanity and a double cedar locker. A large hatch and opening ports provide excellent ventilation.

The main salon features a bulkhead mounted table with storage behind, book shelf and wine rack. The L-shape port settee converts to a double bunk or serves as a pilot berth with lee cloth. And there is a facing single settee to starboard. There is plenty of storage and opening ports and an overhead hatch for ventilation.

To starboard of the companionway is the aft/day head with vanity, shower and marine head. Aft of the head is the guest cabin with a double bunk and cedar hanging locker.

The galley is to port of the companionway and is L-shaped. There is plenty of storage and it is a safe place to work.

Aft of galley is the char/navt table with electrical and instrument panels. Centerline companionway with access to the engine. Lovely Ultra-suede dark blue cushions, lovely teak joinery throughout offer a warm and inviting interior. Teak and holly cabin sole, stainless steel opening ports throughout and large hatches for excellent ventilation and light.


  – Force 10 Propane Stove and Oven
  – Sea Frost dual engine-driven and shore-power driven refrigeration; two independent systems. (Professionally serviced, zinc replaced in 2014)
  – Double- insulated refrigerator/freezer combination
  – Double Stainless Steel Sinks
  – SeaGull Water Filter at galley sink, new filter 2015
  – Microwave
  – Watermaker


  – Custom bright see-thru companionway boards and louvered companionway screen panel in addition to traditional teak boards.
  – Cockpit cocktail table with leaf extensions.
  – Closed cell foam custom cockpit cushions
  – Two Sport-A-Seat folding cushions.
  – Streamlight 12V or battery 100,000 candela spotlight included.
  – Pedestal with wheel steering
  – Multiple cockpit lockers

Sails and Rigging

Salt Light has had a mast and rigging inspection and rigging re-fit in 2018.

  – Isomat Mast is single spreader and was pulled, surveyed and re-wired in 2014. There is new marine grade wiring in conduits, New Aqua Signal LED masthead Tri-color and Anchor light and New Forespar Steaming and Foredeck Light.
  – All new standing rigging in 2014 - forestay, aftstays, removable inner-forestay with highfield lever, shrouds and running backstays
  – Replaced running rigging in 2019 - main halyard, genoa halyard 12, spinnaker halyard, staysail halyard, vang line, running backstays, main sheet, furling line and flag halyard
  – Mainsail reconditioned by Sail Care in 2015 - has New All Slip slides and slugs
  – Genoa serviced by Quantum 2019 - new sacrificial in 2012
  – Stay sail - Sobstad Hank on in very good condition
  – Asym Spinnaker - serviced by Quantum 2019
  – Whisker pole mast mounted- reconditioned 2015
  – She has an inner stay for a cutter rig

Deck and Hull

  – Maxwell vertical electric windlass with foot control
  – Teak and Stainless Steel Anchor Pulpit and anchor rollers
  – 55# Delta anchor with chain and rode
  – Fortress FX-37 anchor with chain and rode
  – Raw water wash down
  – California Style Dodger with zip out side windows in Navy Sunbrella - 2014
  – Through bolted Dodger Handrails
  – Bimini and Connector Panel with Window in Navy Sunbrella - 2014
  – Zip on Bimini Sunshades rear and one usable on either side
  – Helm Cover in Navy Sunbrella
  – Atkins Hoyle 1900 Davit System with stabilizer bar - 2015
  – Full Winter Cover - 3 Piece Over Boom and Over Toe Rail Style - 2012 (like new)
  – Custom made heavier stanchions 2019
  – New double life lines 2019
  – Stainless steel bow and stern pulpit
  – Dock lines
  – Fenders
  – Life jackets
  – Cowl vents with stainless steel gards


Salt Light has a new suite of electronics in 2014 All done by Zimmerman Marine!

  – Raymarine E97 Multi-Function Display with Wifi and Bluetooth for wireless iPad and Smart Phone access anywhere on board!
  – Raymarine series 70 (2) Speed and Depth Instruments with thru-hull transducers - custom mount over companionway
  – Raymarine series 70 Wind Speed/ Wind Indicator with new masthead sensor - custom mount over companionway
  – Raymarine RS130 GPS Sensor
  – Icom SSB with Pactor Modem
  – Standard Horizon VHF with remote mic and back-up radio in cockpit (new)
  – Helm Station Navpod mount on new stainless steel rail
  – Raymarine Evolution Autopilot EV200 - Includes EV1 sensor core, ACU200 Control unit, P70 control head (Pod mounted at Helm), Type 1 linear drive ram
  – Raymarine CP100 Downvision Sonar with transducer (yes, a sailboat with a FISHFINDER!)
  – Mast-mounted radar Quantum 2018


Ffull 12V and 110V systems.

  – (4) Trojan T-105 lead-acid deep cycle batteries rated at 225 amp-hours - March 2014
  – (1) Marine Deep-Cycle engine starting battery - 2013
  – Shore Power Cord
  – Upgraded Marine 90 amp Alternator
  – Heart Freedom 10 Charger/Inverter
  – Controller: Xantrex Basic Remote Panel -2014
  – Victron Battery Monitor - 2015
  – Balmar Regulator - 2015


  – Yanmar 4JH4E, 55 HP 2500 hours, new in 2005
  – Full Engine Instrumentation at Helm
  – Single lever stainless throttle. transmission control
  – Aft Fuel Tank inspected and re-sealed 2014 (clean, no sludge), Forward tank, aluminum new 2002, Dual tank manifold installed 2002 - 83 gal diesel capacity
  – Stainless Steel Fresh Water Tanks new 2002 (Aft, 37 gal, Forward, 84 gal - 121 total)
  – Edson steering
  – Racor filter
  – Maxprop Feathering Prop
  – New Packing Gland seal 2018
  – Electric and Manual Bilge Pumps
  – Espar Diesel Heater
  – CruisAir Hatch Air Conditioner
  – Spare filters, parts, maintenance items included

Safety Equipment

  – Viking 6 - person Life Raft in deck - mounted container, ISO 9650 Type I certified with Offshore E Equipment Pack, New 2014 (needs to be re-certified)
  – ACR GlobalFix PRO 406 MHz GPS EPIRB, New 2014
  – Horseshoe throwable life ring
  – life jackets

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