Used Chance Wauquiez 37 Sloop Sailboat For Sale 23 pictures

Boat Description

37 Chance 74 Isabella C

The 37 Britton Chance designed, Henri Wauquiez built, is a true classic. 91 of these vessels were built and upon stepping aboard one immediately appreciates her build and unquestionable stability. She has beautiful lines and is a joy to sail!

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name
Isabella C

Beam: 10 ft 5 in
Minimum Draft: 6 ft 0 in
Ballast: 7000 lbs
Headroom: 6 ft 2 in

Total Power: 25 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Universal
Year Built: 1998
Engine Model: Kubota
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 1500
Engine Power: 25 HP

Fresh Water Tanks: Plastic (37 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: Plastic (25 Gallons)


Anchor locker forward. Followed by the master state room which features a V-berth, an enclosed head with shower to starboard and hanging locker and storage to port. Next aft is the main salon with a u-shaped dinette (which converts to a double berth) to starboard a settee berth with pilot berth behind to port. The functional u-shaped galley is to starboard of the companionway while the forward facing navigation station with quarter berth behind are to port. The engine is located aft of the companionway ladder.


3-burner Eno propane stove with oven and remote solenoid switch Pressure water system with manual back-up Propane fired water heater (not hooked up) Single deep stainless steel sink 12-V Adler Barbour refrigerator with 4 insulation

Electronics and Navigation

– Raymarine wind speed, wind direction (New 2016)
– Nexus speed distance logs
– Nexus depth sounder
– Raymarine ST400 autopilot
– 2-5 Ritchie compasses
– Garmin GPS
– Garmin GPS mapchart plotter
– Furuno 16-mile radar
– Horizon VHF radio
– West Marine MX150 hand-held VHF radio
– Weems Plath clock
– Weems Plath barometer
– Pioneer Head with 12 CD changer JBL 4 channel amplifier 2-cockpit speakers 2-JBL speakers in main salon


– 35-LB Danforth anchor with 50 chain and 250 rode
– Simpson Lawrence electric winch both up and down
– Anchor lights
– Running lights
– Steaming lights
– Tricolor lights
– Spreader lights
– Bow, pulpit double life lines
– Dock lines
– Fenders
– Swim ladder
– Windex 2-Cockpit stereo speakers


LOA 37

Date of last bottom paint (8/24/2016)

Engine and Mechanical

– Engine alarm
– Raw water sea strainer
– Fuel shut-off valves, stove and engine
– Cockpit engine controls
– 1-Bilge pump (manual)
– 1-Bilge pump (electric)
– Manual tiller steering
– Manual head
– 6-Gal holding tank
– Engine replaced in 1998
– Dripless shaft seal
– Martec 2-blade folding propeller
– New alternator in 2012
– New hoses and rebuilt heat exchange (2016)

Electrical System

– 12V DC 110V AC
– Starting deep cycle battery new in 2015
– 2-Group 27 House batteries new in 2014
– Battery parallel switch charger
– Shore power cord

Sails and Rigging

– Boom vang, manual rod
– Standard S/S wire rigging
– Hydraulic backstay adjuster
– Mast: single spreader aluminum mast stepped on keel
– Harken mainsail traveler
– Harken adjustable genoa leads
– Furlex roller furling headsail
– Whisker pole Spinnaker pole
– Winches:
– 6-self tailing winches:
– 2-Barient 28 st primary winces in cockpit
– 2-Barient 27/48 st secondary winches in cockpit
– 2-Barient Maxwell 26 st cabin top winches
– 4-cabin top Lewmar spinlocks
– 2-winches on mast
– 2-winches on boom 4-winch handles (1-double)
– Lidgard mainsail with 3-reeling points (fully battened)
– 150% genoa on roller furler
– Storm jib
– 1-1/2 oz asymmetric cruising spinnaker


– 4-life jackets
– 2-fire extinguishers
– 2-jack lines
– MOB Pole
– Flares
– Strobe harnesses


All sellers personal effects are excluded from the sale of the 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.

Approximate boat location: Newport Beach, California



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