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Cabot 38 Specifications
EC certified RCD Category A

The Cabot's specifications noted below low is the standard sail a way package, other options can be formatted to suit your needs and preference.

Many of our standard options are considered to be extras by our competitors, this would include bow thruster, windlass etc.


Length Over All 38’ (with transom extension)
Length at Waterline 29'8"
Beam 11'8"
Draft 4'9"
Displacement 15,000 lbs
Ballast 5,500 lbs. lead
Sail Area:
Cutter 776 sq. ft. total
  (302' main, 131' staysail, 343' yankee jib)
Sloop 583 sq. ft. total
  (302' main and 281' working jib)


≈ 35 gallons (approx.) fresh water tankage
≈ Hot and cold pressure water system
≈ Seacocks on all thru≈hull fittings
≈ Rule Electric shower sump pump
≈ Johnson 2200 GPH Electric bilge pump
≈ manual bilge pump in cockpit



≈ Yanmar≈ 3YM30G, 29 HP three cylinder diesel engine
≈ Deluxe instrument panel.
≈ Pedestal mounted engine controls
≈ 30 imperial gallons (37 1/2 US) fuel capacity
≈ 1 1/4" Aquamet" shaft
≈ Drivesaver" antivibration coupling
≈ Three bladed cruising propeller
≈ Engine access from two sides in insulated, dome≈lit space


≈ Lofrans KOBRA electric windlass
≈ Anchor compartment with rode stowage
≈ 100' 5/16" galvanized anchor chain
≈ 35 lb Plow anchor



≈ Edson CDi geared steering
≈ 32" destroyer≈type stainless steel wheel
≈ 5" Ritchie Globemaster compass with binnacle cover and wheel brake
≈ Pedestal guard
≈ Emergency tiller


≈ 6' 4" Vee berths with storage under, filler panel, with cushion
≈ 4" foam mattresses, fabric covers with zippers
≈ Port side bureau with drawers and mirror
≈ Starboard side bureau with drawers, full height hanging
locker, shelves and dome light within
≈ Door for privacy
≈ Opening port lights, port and starboard, screened
≈ Separate entrance to washroom
≈ halogen spot lights and two reading lamps
≈ Overhead hatch with screen


≈ Corecell" foam core for strength, insulation and sound
≈ 1808 Biaxial stitched combination fabrics for superior strength
≈ Vinylester skin coat for osmosis protection
≈ Interprotect" 2000E Epoxy barrier coat
≈ Isopolyester resin for superior strength and protection
≈ Bulkheads taped and bonded to hull
≈ Hull scantlings designed to exceed Lloyds offshore requirements

≈ Single unit with Corecell" foam core for insulation and strength
≈ Vinylester skin coat for osmosis protection
≈ Nonskid in working areas
≈ Integral bulwarks and toe rails for safety

≈ 5,500 lb. solid lead, composite encapsulated and secured in hull

≈ Counterbalanced with prop cutout
≈ Stainless steel/ UHMW poly heel bearing
≈ Stainless steel shaft



≈ Linen and laundry lockers
≈ Individual toiletry lockers
≈ Screened opening port light
≈ Solar vent overhead
≈ Electric Marine toilet with sewage retention device
≈ Vanity with stainless steel wash basin
≈ Full width shower with privacy curtain
≈ Overhead light fixture



≈ Deck height hanging locker with shelf and dome light
≈ Screened opening portlight




≈ Choice of topside colour GEL coat
≈Off≈white deck
≈ White boot top
≈ anti≈fouling bottom paint


≈ Teak/ holly cabin sole
≈ L shaped dinette, lowering table converts to double berth
≈ Halogen lighting
≈ Six large opening portlights
≈ Locker stowage with shelves above
≈ Bilge access hatches in saloon sole
≈ Four reading lamps
≈ Settee berth for sleeping, stowage under
≈ Overhead teak hand rails
≈ Overhead hatch with screen


≈ Aluminum extruded mast and boom
≈ Internal halyards
≈ 1 x 19 stainless steel standing rigging
≈ 7 x 19 stainless steel running rigging
≈ Fixed gooseneck and mechanical outhaul
≈ Jiffy/Slab reefing hardware
≈ Boomvang / Preventer
≈ Combination Masthead light
≈ Dacron main and jib sheets
≈ Burgee and Flag halyards
≈ Furling Genoa


≈ Aft counter with 7.5 ft3 side by side dual voltage fridge/ icebox
≈ Gimbaled Force Ten" four burner propane stove with oven and broiler
≈ microwave oven
≈ Stainless steel deep well sink and cutting board
≈ Cutlery drawer, bread drawer and two stowage drawers
≈ Concealed disposable garbage container
≈ under counter fluorescent lighting
≈ Stainless steel sea≈rail
≈ All counter tops formica and fiddled



≈ Pedestal mounted staysail, club boom, and traveler
≈ #15 Barlow staysail halyard winch
≈ #18 Barlow staysail sheet winch with cleat
≈ Staysail sheet track and fairleads
≈ Running backstays to tackle Topping lift
≈ Dacron staysail sheet


≈ Chart table, top raises for chart stowage
≈ Instrument bulkhead including navigator lamp
≈ Quarter berth with stowage bin under, and reading lamp


≈ Two 23" x 23" flush aluminum deck hatches
≈ Two # 28 self tailing 2≈speed Anderson halyard winches
≈ Two # 40 self tailing 2≈speed Anderson sheet winches
≈ Two winch handles
≈ Stainless steel double bow and stern pulpits
≈ Double lifelines with port and starboard boarding gates
≈ Ronstan roller bearing main sheet traveler
≈ Stainless steel chainplates, forestay and backstay fittings
≈ Two # 2 snatch blocks
≈ Extruded aluminum toe/genoa rails
≈ Custom bow hawse chocks
≈ Two flexible cowl vents
≈ Two solar vents
≈ Six stainless steel mooring cleats
≈ Teak handrails port and starboard
≈ International navigation lights
≈ Hatch screens including companionway
≈ Flag pole with deck fitting
≈ Hot and cold water deck shower


≈ Mattresses all 4" high density mildew proof foam



≈ 120 volt system with GFI cabin outlets
≈ 50 ft shore power cable
≈ 2500 watt inverter/battery charger
≈ Twin ≈ 275 amp hour deep cycle batteries
≈ thru≈hull fittings bonded throughout
≈ 12 volt cabin electrical system
≈ Switch panel with individual system circuit breakers
≈ 80 amp ≈ high output alternator on engine
≈ Max Power Series 35, 77 lb thrust electric bow thruster
≈ 6 gallon hot water tank


≈ two fire extinguishers
≈ 4 large pneumatic fenders
≈ Four nylon mooring lines
≈ Swimming ladder


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