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1980 Shannon 38 Pilothouse

San Diego, California, United States


,"Brendon" is a Shannon ,38 Pilothouse cutter offshore cruising yacht,  new to the west coast market. This very rare, beautiful American built cruising yacht is turn key ready to go to sea, NOW. This boat is loaded with blue water gear and in impeccable condition. The owner of 20 years has decided to sell !   Must See !!


Listed by Cabrillo Yacht Sales - San Diego

THIS BOAT IS SUBJECT TO AN EXCLUSIVE LISTING AGREEMENT WITH THE BROKER LISTED ABOVE AND IS NOT OFFERED FOR SALE BY SHANNON BROKERAGE. Shannon Brokerage is merely providing this information in an effort to represent you as a buyer in the purchase of this vessel.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $125,000
Boat Name: Brendon
Make: Shannon
Model: 38 Pilothouse
Year: 1980
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Shannon
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 38.0 ft
Length Overall: 42.0 ft
Length Of Deck: 38.0 ft
Waterline Length: 36.92 ft
Displacement: 18,500.0 lb
Ballast: 7,000.0 lb
Electrical Circuit: 110.0 V

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Pekins
  • Rope Cutter: true
  • Model: 4-108
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 50hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: Bronze
  • Year: 1980
  • Engine Hours: 3000
Cruising Speed: 6.00 kn
Propeller RPM: 8


Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Pilothouse, Cruisers

Anchor Equipment

45 pound Bruce anchor with 300 ft of 3/8 chain

45 pound Delta anchor with 50 ft. of 5/16 chain and 200 ft. of 3/4 nylon rode

22 pound Danfourth anchor with 100 ft. of 5/16 chain and 200 ft. of 5/8 plate nylon rode

30 pound Force Collapsible anchor in storage bag with 5/16 chain and 200 ft. 5/8 nylon RD

5 pound Danforth type dingy anchor with 10 ft. 1/4 chain 30 ft. of rode



Deck Equipment

Windlass Large SeaWolf WS-L 520 Simpsm Lawrence  3/8

Windlass Small Freedom By Maxwell Rope Chain  5/16

Wind Generator By KISS     Stepaway Boarding Ladder SS

Edson Helm with Danforth Compass (Custom Rope Work)

Life Sling  Inflatable     Man overboard Pole     Strobe Light

Custom SS Push pit rail seat     Custom Fiberglass dive locker

Custom Pilothouse Doors with cut glass inserts      Custom SS Boom Vang

Custom SS wind generator pole with built in GPS and VHF Radio mounts

Custom Stainless Steele Hand Rails    SS Storage for 5 gallon Gerry jugs

Anchor Wash down system  

Cockpit Equipment

Flooper Stopers 2 each custom Stainless steel          Squid Drogue

Canvas Deck Covers for Shade   full boat length       Dingy Pump

Water Filter system by water fixer with UV light        Emergency Tiller

Hooka Rig   DC operated for bottom cleaning  pump, line and harness

Poles for cockpit cover and deck canvas    Lead Line      Heaving Line

Dingy anchor chain and line    Anchor Strider    Dingy Wheels    SS BBQ

Cockpit table    Cockpit Shower   Propane storage 2 2.5 gallon tanks (new)

Custom T top frame for cockpit with Sunbrella Cloth Cover


Additional Equipment Inside

Cool Blue DC Refrigeration system by Technautics

Cool Blue DC Freezer system by Technautics

Five Gallon SS Rum tank with 12 V Pump   Chesapeake Diesel Heater by Dickerson

LG Blue Ray DVD player     Samsung Flat Screen TV

Barometer Clock combo 7" Brass       Clock in Pilothouse 5.25 " Brass

Clock GMT time  3.25 Brass     Fans  several throughout

Ditch Bags (2) various sea survival equipment  Flare gun etc.

Life Raft   Givens 4 place     Fire Halon automatic fire suppression system

Water maker   HRO seafari170 with new membrane

Salty Dog corrosion monitoring system  

Air Conditioning by Cabin Mate, air master system (heat pump)

Compass Globe master series     JVC  Stereo with multiple speakers

Generator Marine Diesel 3000 watt by Water and Power   

Marine Elegance Vacuum Head by Raritan     All cabin lighting is LED  




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.


"BRENDON" is a beautiful Shannon 38 Pilothouse cutter rigged blue water cruising yacht set up to and capable of crossing anywhere on the planet.

The layout starts with the full width v-berth master cabin. plenty of cabinette and locker space is available and fully lined in teak. this space has deck hatch for light and ventilation and port lights port and starboard.  Just aft is the spacious salon with good storage and seating and a drop-leaf table.  There are side benches comfortably upholstered and again this entire space is in solid teak. The fully equipped galley is aft to starboard with excellent counter space for easy food preparation. up two steps and you enter the pilothouse. There is an inside steering station on starboard side with gauges and navigation gear. Followed by benches on both sides with large view window on all sides. Double doors lead aft to the cockpit with good seating great helm station and access to winches , lines and covered with a great Bimini. This model Shannon is one 9 produced and most likely the nicest, best equipped anywhere.  Great vessel.

Additional Equipment

Garmin GPS map 3210 CRT display with 36 mile radar   

Garmin GPS Map 175        Icom RT 710 SSB Rqadio  Pactor Modem SSB email

Standard Horizon VHF with cockpit RAM with GFS    AIS Class B ship Identification

Autohelm Instruments with Pilothouse repeater  Wind, Depth and Speed

Lowrance depth sounder and fish finder   ComNav 20015  Autopilot

Heart Interface 300 Watt inverter with remote control

Trace C-series load, charger controller with excess charge being dumped into WH

Pathmaker Battery combiner     Intercharge 3 stage alternator charge controller

Xantrex TC 40 Pulse smart battery charger  (Back Up)Solar

Solar Panels Kyocera 350 watt total     Solar panel controller NC25-25 (2)

Sea Volt 400 watt inverter     Horizon HX260S submersible VHF radio

AGM 4 D Batteries (2  House  lifeline/new     AGM 27 Series start

Safety alert propane , fire   wateralarm     Marinetics   LPG on/off control in galley

Watch Commander  alert system



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