This Boat is Off Market

  • Off Market
  • Sail / Cutter
  • Hans Christian / 38T
  • 1982 / Used
  • 47' / 12'
  • 1982 Isuzu/GM
  • 60 hp
  • 4400 hrs
  • Diesel
  • 3 Blade Propeller

Cutter 1982 Hans Christian 38t

Off Market since Nov 27th 2018

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This Hans Christian is well maintained with all records.

Air conditioning, Heat, Vacuflush head, Awlgrip topside, new teak decking and recoated bottom.

This one needs to be on your shortlist prior to making any purchase!!!

Blue Water Boats writes , Built like a tank and laden with teak, the Hans Christian 38 Traditional (sometimes known as the 38T) is a heavy displacement double-ender that oozes the classic feel of a bygone age. ...It traces its origins back to the work of Colin Archer, the noted Norwegian naval architect and shipbuilder whose legendary boat designs inspired the demand for the salty Scandinavian double-ended styling.

The Hans Christian 38T is beautiful visually and incredibly seaworthy with many circumnavigations under her belt. Owners love their live-aboard comfort and Cadillac ride. Due to her solidly constructed 26,500 pound hull which incorporate 9,800 pounds of lead encapsulated 6 feet down in the hull, she is stable, sea-kindly and dry with no bobbing or banging around, even in the rough stuff.

Above the waterline, the styling is classic Hans Christian; a long bowsprit, a springy sheerline, and rounded canoe stern with large dollops of teak all over. Below the waterline youll find a heavy displacement hull with very rounded sections, a full keel with a forefoot cutaway and a big barn door rudder. They are solid boats overbuilt to cruise in safety and comfort.

This blue-water cutter is unquestionably the strongest, best constructed and finished boat in its class. Designed by American Harwood Ives, built by Chinese boat builders in Taiwan under the supervision of German engineers, finished by Chinese craftsman carpenters, and outfitted with all-American built hardware, this boat combines the best of all worlds.

Even a boat as well built as the Hans Christian 38T has some inherent problems that, with age, need to be addressed. In the case of Windfall, which has been maintained immaculately, these issues have been addressed and corrected.

To prevent blistering, a common problem with older boats, the bottom has been sand blasted and seal-coated with 4 coats of epoxy (25 mils) and 3 coats of bottom paint in late 2017.

In 2010, the teak deck on Windfall was completely rebuilt; worn teak replaced; boards rebunged with wider bungs with more surface for gluing; all grooves re-routed, and completely re-bedded with Teakdecking Systems SIS 440 caulk; bringing the decks up to a better than new condition.

In 2016, the doghouse on Windfall was filled, faired and re-coated with Awlgrip to bring it back to a sparkling white like-new appearance.

All of Windfalls hoses were replaced in 2016 and thru-hill fitting were checked and replaced as needed.

  – Windfall has been brought up to date with modern Vacuflush plumbing and full boat air conditioning - heating and 120VAC inverter running off house batteries

Specs -

Keel: Full


LOA: 47 ft 0 in

Beam: 12 ft 6 in

LOA: 37 ft 11 in

LWL: 33 ft 0 in

Maximum Draft: 6 ft 0 in

Ballast: 9,800 lbs

Displacement: 26,500 lbs

Hull Speed (Theoretical) 7.69 kt.

Hull Speed Actual 8.1 kt.


Engine/Fuel Type: Isuzu 60 hp Diesel (marinized by GM for easy access to parts) Location: Center (easy to get at)


Fresh Water Tanks: 3 stainless steel (1-60 gal, 1-50 gal, 1-30 gal total of 140 gal)

Fuel Tanks: 2 - 45 Gallons (total fuel capacity 90 gal)

Holding Tanks: 1 Plastic (16 Gallons)


Number of heads: 1

Number of berths: 3

List of Important Upgrades:

Teak decks rebuilt, re-bunged and bedded with Teakdecking Systems SIS 440 caulking. Hull sandblasted and re-sealed with 4 coats of epoxy (25 mils) Webasto 16,000 BTU Air Conditioning (cold and heat) with soft-start Vacuflush head All flexible hoses replace recently Added Xantrex Freedom HF 1055 modified sine wave 120v/1000w inverter/55 amp charger combination with remote mounted control display Update bow pulpit Jib Roller furling Schaefer systems 2100 Upgraded Sea-Frost refrigeration Alpine CDA-9827 12v AM/FM/CD stereo with Cybernet speakers New Magma SS 15 kettle grill with self-start New 30 amp Marinco ELL 50 shore power cable Johnson 2200 gpm backup automatic bilge pump Replaced fresh water supply manifold Raised gallows for more headroom in cockpit Installed helm chair with gimbal adjustment Installed topping lift for mail sail Faired and recoated doghouse with Awl Grip All external brightwork maintained regularly with 8 coats of varnish Added cockpit overhead canvas awning Added teak storage cabinet to act as a step to bed in owners cabin Extended shelfing in cloths lockers to accommodate more storage Added drop down flat screen TV and built in DVD player in main salon Modified main salon table to swing around and make more room Added Blue Sea VMS 422 electronic system monitoring to show fresh water tank level, battery charge levels, bilge pump activity and AC metering Added lazy jacks and extended wench handle to make main sale management easier Added microwave oven Complete LED lighting
  –  Custom queen size 10 foam mattress with hinged sections for ease of removal.

Deck Gear:

  –  Full set of canvas covers for hatches, wheel, helm seat and companion way
  –  5 - 8x20 fenders
  –  1 - double 8x20 rafting fender
  –  6 - new nylon braided dock lines (many sets of older lines)
  –  30 Mahogany fender board and boat hook
  –  CO2 and manual Fog horn
  –  Orion hand held and gun launched flairs
  –  Full set of cockpit cushions and back rest cushions that are flotation with rope handles.
  –  3 - West Marine Go-Anywhere folding Chair with Arms
  –  Teak flag staff, flag and flag mount on stern pulpit
  –  Magma SS 15 kettle propane grill with self-start and stern rail mount
  –  Outboard engine mount (teak and SS) on stern pulpit
  –  Teak and Stainless Wheel, bronze binnacle and 7 x 19 SS cable and quadrant to rudder
  –  Teak folding table attached to binnacle
  –  Built in Edson Manual Bilge pump
  –  Primary bilge pump Rule 1500 gpm automatic bilge pump and spare.


  –  Isuzu 4 cyl high speed diesel (marinized by GM for easy parts availability) (same engine as in Chevy Love Truck)
  –  Engine Power: 60 HP
  –  Hurth Marine Transmission Gearbox
  –  Starts first time and runs like a dream
  –  New starter, alternator, raw water pump (2016-2018)
  –  Parker/Racor Model 500FG Diesel fuel filter /water separator and secondary oil filter
  –  Consumption at usual cruising speed of 6 knots at 2250 RPM = 0.7 galls per hour
  –  Max specified sustainable power by Isuzu - 4,400 RPM (run at 2250 when powering)
  –  SS 1.5 shaft
  –  3 Blade Bronze Prop


  –  Fuel: Diesel 2 - 45 gal (90 gal total)
  –  Potable Water: 1 - 60 gal SS, 1 - 50 gal SS 1-30 gal SS tank (140 gal total)
  –  Seaward SS 120v 6 gal water heater with engine heat exchanger
  –  New 16 gal polypropylene holding tank

Sails and Rigging:

  – Cutter rigged for easy sail handling
  – Mast stepped onto SS shoe on deck supported by heavy stainless steel column supported from keel
  – Headstay, Backstay, Lowers - 3/8 S/S (17,600# test)
  – Uppers, intermediates - 5/6 S/S (12,500# test)
  – Lee Sails Mainsail (311 sq ft) with jiffy reefing system with 2 reefs
  – Lee Sails Staysail (176 sq ft) with boom
  – Lee Sails Jib (304 sq ft) roller furled with sacrificial cover sewn in
  – Total working sail area 791 square feet
  – Schaefer 2100 Roller furling system for jib
  – Lazy Jacks for easy handling of mainsail
  – Custom mainsail topping lift
  – Bridge clearance 546
  – Canvas sail covers for Main and Stay sails

Hull and Ground Tackle:

  –  Hull #71
  –  Full keel, rudder pintle-hung
  –  Plate added to bottom of keel to rudder from picking up lines
  –  Teak decks rebuilt with Teakdecking Systems SIS 4400 Caulking
  –  All finishing like new and looks incredible
  –  Displacement dry 28,500 lbs
  –  Displacement loaded 34,000 lbs
  –  Ballast: 9,800 lbs encapsulated lead
  –  Rail storage on stern pulpit for outboard, BBQ, and flag
  –  Bronze opening ports, gasket sealed x 10
  –  Huge central butterfly hatch
  –  Forward berth overhead hatch
  –  Hull recoated with 4 coats of epoxy and 3 coats of bottom paint (late 2017)
  –  New Zincs throughout
  –  Anchors - 35 lb Danforth with 20 ft of chain and 150 feet of 5/8 nylon rode - 45lb CQR plow anchor with 20ft of chain and 150 feet of 5/8 nylon rode
  –  Simpson-Lawrence 555 two speed lever windlass
  –  Stretch n Step Collapsing swim ladder

Electronics and Navigation:

  –  Garman 2006C GPS color chart plotter
  –  Datamarine Corinthian Instrumentation Package - Depth sounder - Speed/distance through water -Wind speed and wind direction
  –  Full engine instrumentation
  –  Blue Sea monitoring system VSM 422 - AC monitoring - Battery level and charging - Water Tank level monitoring - Bilge Pump cycling monitoring
  –  Xantrax 110V 20 amp backup charger
  –  2 SRM 4D deep cycle marine batteries
  –  Raytheon Ray-53 VHF transceiver unit
  –  Backup emergency 27 whip antenna
  –  Acu-rite remote refrigerator digital thermometer
  –  First Alert Carbon Monoxide detector
  –  Firdell Radar Reflector (mast mounted)


Owners Berth:

  –  Large queen size berthing rack with reading light
  –  Custom queen size 10 foam mattress with hinged sections for ease of making bed in forward berth
  –  Cushion topper and full waterproof mattress covers
  –  Generous shelf along sleeping berth for storage
  –  Spacious hanging locker plus locker with deep shelves for maximum storage of cloths
  –  Draws under bunk modified to make them larger for more storage
  –  Added custom teak storage cabinet on floor serves as step up to sleeping berth
  –  Teak door can close to include shower, sink and head within owners cabin or to close off head separately


  –  Beautifully finished in rich hand-rubbed teak.
  –  The interior is completely finished like fine hand-made furniture that lives up to the reputation of the Hans Christian name
  –  Tan Naugahide cushions (good condition), with huge U settee to port and 6 settee to starboard, seats 8 comfortably
  –  Lots of storage under and behind settees
  –  Teak and Formica table modified to swing out of the way to make more room
  –  Ornamental hanging brass kerosene lantern hangs above table

  –  Average headroom 66
  –  Side board with cabinets behind and below with large drawers for more storage


  –  Gas Service SS Gimbaled propane stove with 3 stove top burners
  –  Double sink and faucet systems with backup fresh and salt water manual pumps
  –  Lots of storage, pantry, drawers, closets
  –  Generously sized top-opening refrigerator chest

Chart table

  –  Hinged top with storage under top for charts and papers
  –  VHS Radio, GPS Chart plotter and Stereo mounted behind table
  –  Cabinet underneath for storage

Aft Double Cabin

  –  5 foam mattress with mattress cover sleeps 2
  –  Locker, drawers and above bunk shelving
  –  12 bronze opening port with gasket seal
  –  Small seating area

Pilot Berth

  –  Full sized pilot berth behind chart table
  –  5 foam mattress

Quarter Berth

  –  Main salon seat on port pulls out to double bed with cushion insert.
  –  Storage under seat, and in lockers and large open shelf

Head and Shower

  –  Full vessel width including hanging and other lockers nearby
  –  Traditional Hans Christian tiling surround with teak grate over shower sump
  –  Marble counter top
  –  Vacuflush head system

Stern Pulpit (Boomkin)

  –  Heavy duty 1-1/2 stainless steel stern pulpit
  –  Stand-on teak grating
  –  Teak platform to support portable generator
  –  Rail rack for outboard, BBQ, and flag

Other Items

  –  Chain Locker has separate rope receptacle for secondary anchor
  –  Ten Bronze opening ports with screens

  –  Huge central butterfly hatch
  –  Forward berth overhead hatch
  –  New LED lighting throughout the vessel
  –  Batter powered vacuum cleaner with charger
  –  120v compact vacuum cleaner
  –  Complete set of linens, towels and bedding

  –  Wind scoop

Equipment by location


  –  Gas Service 3 burner propane stove with full oven with clip-around safety brackets for stovetop
  –  Hot and cold pressure water (4.3 gall/min)
  –  Seaward 6 gal 110v hot water tank with engine heat exchanger
  –  Double SS deep sinks on centerline with dual lever faucet
  –  Fresh water back-up hand pump
  –  Salt water hand pump
  –  Sea Frost refrigerator in top loading cold box
  –  Extensive storage

Head System

  –  The location is forward of the salon, very wide, beautiful tile everywhere.
  –  Vacu-flush head with holding tank level indicator (totally odor free)
  –  Marble counter tops and large mirror
  –  Shower has pressure hot and cold with extension shower-head
  –  Shower sump with automatic overboard discharge

Potable Water System

  –  140 gallons in 3 separate tanks, (1-60gal, 1-50 gal, 1-30gal)
  –  Blue Sea systems electronic level-sensors and gauges, easily monitor your levels
  –  Aqual-pure AP100 inline domestic water filtration
  –  Jabsco 40 PSI Automatic Fresh Water System Pump #31620 (4.3gpm)
  –  Installed overflow vents on each tank and new manifold
  –  S eaward 120v SS water heater with heat exchanger to heat water from engine

Black Water System

  –  New Vacuflush head and vacuum pump
  –  New 16 gal poly-propylene Holding Tank
  –  Deck pump out outlet
  –  Tank Watch level indicator with high level lockout
  –  Water systems are compliant with USCG regulations


The Hans Christian 38T, designed by American Harwood Ives, built in Taiwan by Shin Fa Industries Yachts in Taiwan using Chinese carpenters under the supervision of German engineers, has the reputation of one of the most solid boats ever build. Its hull is hand laminated fiberglass using polyester resin with strand mat and woven roving. The thick laminate schedule general consists of up to 24 layers of 24 oz. woven roving and 1.5 oz. mat. The deck and cabin top are cored. There is a 9,800 lb cast lead ballast fiber glassed into the keel.

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name

Keel: Full

LOA: 47 ft 0 in
Beam: 12 ft 6 in
LWL: 33 ft 0 in
Length on Deck: 37 ft 11 in
Maximum Draft: 6 ft 0 in
Ballast: 9800 lbs
Headroom: 6 ft 6 in
Dry Weight: 26500 lbs

Total Power: 60 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Isuzu/GM
Year Built: 1982
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 4400
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 60 HP

Cruising Speed: 6 knots @ 2250 RPM
Maximum Speed: 8 knots

Fresh Water Tanks: 1 Stainless steel (140 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 2 Stainless steel (45 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 1 Plastic (15 Gallons)

Number of single berths: 1
Number of double berths: 2
Number of cabins: 1
Number of heads: 1
Seating Capacity: 8

DVD player
Wind speed and direction
Navigation center
TV set
CD player

Furling genoa
Fully battened mainsail

Steering wheel

Inside Equipment
Air conditioning
Hot water
Battery charger
Manual bilge pump
Electric head
Electric bilge pump
Microwave oven

Electrical Equipment
Shore power inlet
Electrical Circuit: 110V

Outside Equipment/Extras
Outboard engine brackets
Cockpit table
Teak cockpit
Radar reflector
Cockpit cushions
Teak sidedecks
Swimming ladder
Manual windlass

Mainsail cover
Cockpit cover


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.


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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