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1981 Shannon 38 Ketch

Port Townsend (under repair), Washington, United States


  Owner just had all the teak toe rail and cockpit teak repaired!  7 coats of new varnish and deck non skid will be painted!

This yacht has been owned by only one family from new.  


This listing is courtesy of the BoatWizard MLS and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $85,000
Boat Name: MAI NU TOI
Make: Shannon
Model: 38 Ketch
Year: 1981
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Shannon Boat Company
Designer: Walter Schultz
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: SBC63028138
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 38.0 ft
Length Overall: 44.0 ft
Length Of Deck: 37.75 ft
Waterline Length: 31.0 ft
Beam: 11.5 ft
Max Draft: 5.75 ft
Displacement: 19,000.0 lb
Bridge Clearance: 44.42 ft
Cabin Headroom: 6.25 ft
Single Berths: 2
Double Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 2


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 60.0 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity: 120.0 gal
Water Tank Material: Aluminum


Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Ketch

Main Saloon

The main saloon is 6 feet 6 inches long and 12 feet wide with 6 foot 3 inches of headroom. A long U shaped settee is located to starboard that converts to a berth that is 6 foot 6 in. by 36 inches.  On starboard there is a 6 feet 6 inch settee. Three upper storage cabinets are provided port and starboard in addition to 5 book shelves, 4 storage lockers behind the settee cushions, with additional storage under both settees. The saloon is equipped with 4 overhead lights and 2 brass reading lamps.  Five 9 inch bronze oval ports, 3 dorades, and a large 20 by 23 inch overhead hatch provide ventilation.

Owners Cabin

The owners cabin is located forward, has 6 feet of head room. A tall locker with 3 shelves is located at the port entrance to the cabin. The cabin is equipped with a V berth with a removeable infill on Port, The berth measures 78" long by 67" wide.  Cabinets located on the port side of the cabin, include 3 drawers, a storage bin,and 2 stacked cabinets.  Three additional storage lockers are on starboard. Access to the chain locker is located at the forward end of the berth.  Ventilation is provided by two 8 inch oval bronze ports located port and starboard.  Additional ventilation by an overhead hatch 14.5 inches by 20 inches. A Guest 12 volt oscillating cabin fan is mounted above the V berth. A brass reading lamp is located above the berth with an additional strip light on port.


The head compartment is located on starboard and is equipped with a Jabsco manual head.  Four storage cabinets are provided along with a 12 inch stainless steel sink, Cold & hot pressure water, manual water pump, and an electric shower sump pump.  Ventilation is provided by a 9 inch oval bronze port and overhead dorade vent.  Across from the head compartment is a storage cabinet equipped with 3 doors.

Owner Upgrades


Installed Harkin roller furler


Factory Transmission rebuild


Sony CD player installed


All Exhaust, drain, and plumbing hoses replaced


NavTec rod swage fitting inspected


New chain plates fitted throughout


Toe rail removed and caulked


Masts and booms repainted


Interior / Nav lights replaced with leds


Comnav Commander Autopilot installed


Webasto diesel cabin heater installed


New interior heater running from waste engine heat


New hot water heater, dual electric and engine heat source


Garmin GSMap 740 high resolution touch screen chart plotter  installed


Garmin GMR 18 4kw HD Radar installed


Standard Horizon GX 2100 AIS radio installed


New Raymarine ST60 wind depth and speed instruments installed


Engine tac and indicator light replaced


Engine and transmission linkage replaced


3M sediment T/O and Bacteria filter installed on fresh water system


Engine removed cleaned inspected and adjusted


IDFOR 153302 Nova Davit system installed


New hydraulic steering installed


New LPG cylinders


New Canvas covers


Exterior Brightwork sanded and recovered


Cabin sole refinished


Bottom repainted


Impeller pressure gage installed

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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