Tartan-37 For Sale #430 1984 Asking $64,900
Located in the water and ready to go. Chester, MD 21619
Not affected by hurricane Sandy!
Overall Condition: Good
Call: 410 708-1417
Reason for selling: Health Decline
Location on the East Coast
Located in Maryland
Located on the Eastern Shore
Located on the Chesapeake Bay
Interior has been cleaned up and is generally in good shape.
Challenger 1992 Before AWL Grip
Current Location: In Water in Chester, MD
Tartan Yachts: One of the top cruising/club racing sailboats of the last 40 years. These boats are very hard to find because they are loved by their owners. The original workmanship provides a base to extend the life of these boats through today and into the future. Solid performance and ease of handling make these boats a joy to race or take the whole family on extended cruises. The Challenger has seen many trips up and down the east coast. Anchoring in Newport, Martha's Vineyard, Barnegat Bay, Eastern Bay, Moon River, Charleston and Stuart, Florida.
The Tartan 37 sailboat was designed by Sparkman & Stephens. Tartan Yachts produced 486 of these classic boats from 1976 through 1988, and most are still sailing today.
Sailboat and all equipment is for sale 'AS IS'. No warranties. If I know that something is broken I will tell you.
Specifications: LOA - 37'4"; Beam - 11'9"; Draft - 4'2" (centerboard up) / 7'9" (board down); Westerbeke
Capacities: Fuel ~40 gals; Water 70+35 gals; CNG 3 cylinders (normally carry two)
Standard mast height of 52' 00". Cape May, NJ bridges are fine except for spring tides.
Family owned (Joseph Dean) since 1991. Resided Mobile, AL before 1991. Purchased from Tartan in Ohio in 1991.
Used for a little bit of racing in NJ - Barnegat Bay; Atlantic City. Several trips to Bahamas and Florida.
Berthed part of the year (and currently) in Chesapeake Bay, Chester, MD 21619.
Documented with Coast Guard National Vessel Documentation Center. Currently registered in NJ.
General condition is fair to good.
Sails are in fair condition (10 yrs old with mildew stains).
Wind instruments and knot meter not working.
The rest of the boat is in good condition
Boat hull, rigging, and engine are in good condition.
Bottom - very good condition.
Topsides - very good condition
All electronic components new since 2006: 1000watt/55amp Freedom 'new
generation' inverter/charger 2012, VHF radio, GPS,
microwave, TV, Satellite Receiver, Electra San electronics, charging regulator.
Features & Extras
AWL Grip 2005
AWL Grip fixup/polish 2012
Mast & Boom AWL Gripped in 2005
3" Teak and Stainless rub rail added 2005
Spinaker and older mylar genoa, backup main, and storm jib.
Interior teak generally in good condition. Teak sole overlay in ~2009 one water stain.
Interior teak refinished and some pieces replaced.
Electric Anchor Windlass w/ cockpit control
Dual slotted foil furling jib
Extra and extra large self tailing winches
Extra Large 3 blade propeller - can push 8 knots in emergency.
Electra San Electric Flush Toilet with optional holding tank config
Electra San new electronics ~2009
Satellite TV (DirecTV: if you have DirecTV at home then it is only $5 per month for boat)
Samsung Thin 32" LED TV Internet Connected folds into cabin top, <90 watts
Built-in large microwave
'Rogue Wave' Wifi long distance (up to 10 miles) Internet antennae
Engine mostly rebuilt in 2007 (3 of 4 cylinders) - good condition
New exhaust system 2007
New motor mounts 2007
700 hours on engine since rebuild
Engine: Westerbeke 42B Diesel Updated for maintenance bulletins including 160 degree thermostat
Bottom painted 2012
Bottom gel coat removed in 1991 and fiberglass cloth added with vinyl ester resin - no blisters
West Marine inflatable w/ 6 horse engine w/ 6 hours
New port lens (8 of 9) (Lexan) 2010; 9th=Quarterberth port locking mechanism broken
CNG gas stove top (3 tanks) (oven is not currently working but may be something simple)
(Note the safety feature of CNG - it is lighter than air so it floats up and away if leak; But there are few places to get a refills)
Wind direction/speed indicator broken
Did I say Autohelm autopilot 2-years old?
Tartan Sailboat Layout