This Holland 38 has had loving care from each of her 4 owners over 30 years. All systems and finishes have been maintained to a high standard. The Holland 38's have a great reputation as sea boats and giving a good turn of speed per unit of horse power. This particular Holland 38 was fitted out for longer cruises with extensive storage and detailed joiner work. She has had routine equipment replacements as needed and periodic extensive service work to keep her in top condition. Please check the full specs for details.
By 4/10/20 she will be fully prepped for spring launch including varnish work, bottom paint, and all other maintenance items.
This Holland 38 was finished out with extensive storage and beautifully detailed joiner work ; this accompanied by her abundant natural ventilation and light with one large hatch, two stainless dorades, six opening ports and her wheelhouse surrounded with windows (5 of which are slider with screens) plus the screen salon door and two opening windshield windows makes her a delight to be on board!
Finished "Herreshoff Style" with varnished teak trim on off white flat panels with a solid teak and holly sole she provides accommodations for four in a single stateroom galley up configuration. Headroom is 6'-5" both in the salon and below decks and both the V-berths and the salon settee are 7' in length (berths are 36" in width and the settee makes down to a double 48" in width).
Starting forward is the Stateroom with over and under V-Berths. The advantage to this is the berth space can be somewhat wider using the same space, extensive storage below the berths. Forward of the berths is access to the anchor rode locker while above the berths the hull is lined with varnished teak ceiling strips.
Aft and to port is a bureau with 6 drawers and a drop face locker and shelf atop while to starboard is a huge hanging locker with shelves outboard as well as a shelf atop.
Next aft to port is the enclosed head featuring an electric W.C., Corian vanity with sink and H&C water and with plenty of storage. Opposite to starboard a a generous shower compartment with seat, draining via a separate sump pump.
Up three steps to the Salon and Galley. The Galley runs along the port side and affords plenty of counter space and storage, single basin sink with H&C water and potable filtered water faucets. Cooking is managed on a Tasco 3 burner propane stove with oven and broiler while chilled foodstuffs are stored in a Norcold 12 volt refrigerator freezer.
The Salon is aft with a 4' bench seat to port with storage under and above and the longer 7' L-shaped settee to starboard that makes into a double when occasion requires again with storage under and above. Additional storage in in a half height bureau aft of the helm station. The offset door aft also has a screen door that slides into place.
The Helm Station is starboard side with adjacent door, full vessel controls and Navionics, electrical panels etc.
The full beam Cockpit has room for four deck chairs, two lazarette lockers and side storage cabinets. Easy access to the side decks and a properly sloped teak ladder with wide treads allows equally easy access to the flying bridge.
Fully equipped for coastal cruising at both helm station with primary electronics updated in recent years.
Single Caterpillar 3208-TA turns a 4 blade 26 "X 24" propeller on an Aquamet 2" stainless steel shaft through a Twin Disc 2:1 reduction gear.
At 2400 rpm with 3/4 fuel and water and all owner gear and 5 persons on board a cruise speed of 12.5 kt + was recorded during a Sept. 2018 sea trial at 2400 rpm with fuel consumption of 11-12 GPH. Also recorded was a 10 knot cruise speed at 2000 rpm, the then owner reported an approximate 6 GPH fuel consumption at that speed.
Wired for 12 volt DC and 110 Volt AC service. A 2000 watt Xantrex inverter/charger will handle lighter loads when off the dock.
12 Volt DC:
110 Volt AC:
Fiberglass hull built with Klegecell closed cell foam coring extending down to the engine stringers. Finished with original white gel-coat, Flag Blue Awl gripped boot stripe and blue epoxy anti fouling with no build up.
Fiberglass hull & decks with Awl grip finish, solid teak toe rails with cap, brow, handrails and other accent finish, all varnished and kept to a high standard. Teak overlay in cockpit.
Completed in 1990 by master craftsman Jim Foley in Kittery, Maine this Holland 38 was built to a high standard and maintained that way ever since. Her first owner envisioned cruising longer and further afield though all of her use has been on shorter regional 3-5 day cruises or shorter. She has always been a New England Boat, in fact always kept north of Boston and always in inside storage in the off season through four owners.
Over the past decade the following equipment/notable maintenance items have been completed