Try Knot is true catamaran living at its best. The Leopard 38 is a spacious, light, and airy 3 cabin design, and the numerous upgrades and equipment on Try Knot make her ahead of her class.
With a Spectra Ventura watermaker with computer controls NEW in factory packaging (but seacock already installed), NEW Raymarine Radar Dome and custom mount, NEW Trojan cell batteries, and a repower and engine upgrade to 39hp Yanmahs, its clear that Try Knot is a unique find in the brokerage world. She is full of cruisers' goodies.
The Leopard 38 has always been a key model in the Leopard Catamaran litter of exceptional of cruising catamarans. She is focused on performance, comfort and offering an abundance of outdoor space. With her generous sail plan and hull design the Leopard 38 offers high performance yet is highly practical and easy-to-use. Inside, comfort as ever remains a top priority. The 3 cabin owner's version features 2 spacious double cabins in the port hull while the entire starboard hull is dedicated to an owner's suite featuring double cabin, desk and seat, large head compartment, and plenty of storage. Generous headroom throughout plus substantial storage capacity as a result of under-bunk lockers in each cabin gives even more space for onboard relaxation. The exterior of the Leopard 38 is equally well thought out, with a large cockpit and superb panoramic visibility.
For a full and lengthy list of Try Knot's upgrades and recent maintenance, check out the full description. You will not be disappointed!
Reconditioned stove, replaced diffuser and defective control
New SeaFrost refrigerator/freezer
Replaced transmission shift cables
Added oversize Manson Supreme anchor and swivel to 200’ 3/8 chain. Boat now has three anchors. Manson, Bruce with a secondary rode, with a Fortress as a spare.
Jib reworked by Quantum Annapolis.
Chart Plotter replaced with Raymarine e7D w/Radar, depth sounder (sounder head installed in new port through hull)
Navionics Gold Charts
Autopilot head replaced
Ships compass replaced with new Plastimo
Obtained electronic boat manual and parts guide
Replaced original davit with custom stainless arch including crane davits and mounts for solar, wind generator and satellite dish.
Added 520 amp Trojan lead acid battery bank
Replaced main DC Bus fuses and wiring
Installed Blue Sky charge controller, boost module to control wind generator, and an IP Remote battery monitor
Added 420 watts solar panels
Installed KISS wind generator
Installed KVH TracVision and Direct TV receiver.
Added 4000 watt continuous 5000 watt peak Inverter
New West Marine dinghy and 8HP Mercury outboard
Queen sized mattress pad w/covers purchased for all three cabins
Replaced bilge pumps and float switches in both engine rooms
Replaced starboard Racor retained old unit as spare
Replaced both Air Conditioner seawater pumps
New Bottom paint
Added Fusion 650 stereo with JL Audio speakers
Faucets in galley and heads replaced
Heads rebuilt with new seals, valves and o-rings
Re-powered; replaced everything between the Racors and the props:
Original Volvos replaced with 39hp Yanmar 3JH5E
New prop shafts fabricated and installed
Shaft seals replaced with Tides Marine
Exhaust system, lift mufflers, hoses, clamps and through hulls replaced with new 3” components
New Bottom paint
Shower sump pump replaced
Spare square topped main
Replaced dual fresh water system pumps
Replaced Blue Sky battery monitor
Bilge pump and switch, port engine room replaced
House batteries replaced with new Trojan cells
Spares and Documentation
New Raymarine RADAR dome and cables to add RADAR to e7D
Custom RADAR mount for Leopard mast
Cabling for fish sounder
Spectra Ventura water maker with computer controls new in factory packaging (but seacock already installed)
Lewmar winch rebuild kits
Jabsco toilet rebuild kit and spare joker valves
Spare fuses, LED bulbs, wiring connectors and other electrical system components
Engine oil and fuel filters
Several sets of Racor filters
Original manual for the boat and guide original owners put together
Manuals for all equipment existing or installed since purchase
PDF copies of Leopard manual
PDF Parts Manual for the boat that contains pictures, manufacturer names and part numbers for all original systems
(Receipts for most of the work done since purchase)