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  • 2002 Pursuit 3800 Express


    Ft. Myers Beach, Florida, United States
    • 1 Staterooms
    • 1 Heads
    • 2 Engines

    2002 Pursuit 3800 Express - The current owner has enjoyed Sunbeam for nearly 8 years during which time the boat has been well maintained and has received a number of updates. Sunbeam has been kept in dry storage out of the harsh Florida elements. The engines are flushed each time before returning to storage.

    In 2016, all the exterior upholstery was redone. In August 2022, the engines received 1000-hour service, including the cooling system. The starboard aftercooler was replaced as well as filters, belts, clamps etc. The generator was also serviced. The boat was then sea trialed with Cummins techs. If you keep her in warmer climates, you will appreciate her dedicated helm air conditioning! Of course, the system is reverse cycle so you can keep warm in cooler climes. In August 2022, the air conditioning system was descaled and serviced and the raw water pump was replaced.

    In September 2022, Sunbeam endured Hurricane Ian. Sunbeam was dry stored at Snook Bite Marina. During the hurricane, when the water rose, the vessel was floated off its rack and drifted around the storage barn. A surveyor was hired to inspect and determine damage to the vessel. There was no structural damage; no hull or cockpit water intrusion occurred. Deficiencies found in the survey have been remedied. She has new props and cutlass bearings and bottom paint and is again stored in the dry barn at Snook Bite. All factory and manufacturer manuals are on board. She is ready for your inspection.


    • Last updated Aug 2nd, 2023


    Quick Specs

    Builder: Pursuit
    Country: United States
    Category: Cruisers
    Model: 3800 Express
    Model Year: 2002


    Cabins: 1
    Heads: 1

    Hull Information

    Hull ID: SSUZ8028L102
    Hull Material: Fiberglass


    Length: 38 ' (11.58M)
    Draft: 3' 11" (0.912M)
    Beam: 14' 2" (4M)


    Displacement 21800 lbs
    Fuel Capacity: 438 G. 1658 L.
    Water Capacity: 110 G. 416 L.
    Holding Tank: 40 G. 151 L.


    Engine 1

    Engine Make: Cummins
    Engine Model: 6CTA
    Engine Type: Inboard
    Power HP: 450
    Fuel Type: Diesel
    Engine Hours: 800
    Engine Location: Port

    Engine 2

    Engine Make: Cummins
    Engine Model: 6CTA
    Engine Type: Inboard
    Power HP: 450
    Fuel Type: Diesel
    Engine Hours: 800
    Engine Location: Starboard



    • Heavily built on a modified-V hull with a wide 14'2" beam and a solid fiberglass bottom, the cockpit dimensions of the 3800 rival those of a larger boat. There is ample room for entertaining and water activities. A few steps forward to the helm deck, you will find generous guest seating to port and a helm console with double wide power helm seat. The helm area has a hardtop plus dedicated helm air. The entire helm deck can be raised at the push of a button for easy access to the engines.
    • Cabin appointments include beautiful teak and holly soles, teak cabinets and trim, solid surface countertops and great storage. Sunbeam has a highly desirable layout with additional berths, sleeping for six. The L-shaped galley is to starboard with a full measure of appliances. Opposite to port is a sofa and pullman that acts as a second stateroom. The L- shaped sofa and table forward of the galley, with two removable stools, also converts to sleep two. The master berth is forward with a queen-sized pedestal bed, plenty of storage and curtain for privacy. The head to port, with round acrylic shower enclosure stall shower, is accessed from the salon.


    • Refrigerator/Freezer
    • Stove, Electric Ceramic Two Burner
    • Microwave
    • Coffee Maker
    • Corian Countertops
    • Corian Sink w/Corian Cover
    • Upper and Lower Cabinets
    • Teak and Holly Sole
    • Dockside and Pressure Water System


    The entryway has fiberglass steps with solid teak treads, which are hinged for access to breakers and additional stowage compartments. Forward of the galley to starboard is the L-shaped dinette and hi-low table. To port is the settee with the back rest that raises for an upper and lower berth.

    • L-Shaped Seating to Starboard with Storage Under and Filler Cushion
    • Pedestal Table, High Gloss Teak Table with Fish Inlay and High/Low Feature
    • Stools, Two Removable
    • Settee to Port with Convertible Pullman Berth
    • Reading Light
    • Privacy Curtain
    • Port Side Locker
    • Portlights, Opening
    • Overhead Hatch w/Sunshade
    • Teak and Holly Sole
    • Storage under Sole for Rods

    Master Stateroom

    • Queen Pedestal Berth with Spread and Pillows
    • Storage under the Berth
    • Hanging Locker w/Cedar
    • Hull Side Shelves
    • Reading Lights
    • Mirror on Anchor Bulkhead
    • Overhead Hatch and Sunshade
    • Carpet
    • Privacy Curtain


    • Stall Shower with Teak Floor Grate
    • Vacuflush Toilet
    • Corian Vanity with Sink, with Storage
    • Medicine Cabinet
    • Blower and AC Vent
    • Overhead Hatch


    The Helm deck lifts with electric actuator to provide easy access to the engine room; there is also an engine day hatch. The area is cooled by a dedicated AC unit.

    • Fiberglass Hardtop
    • Oversized Helm Seat, Electric Fore and Aft
    • Companion Lounge, Port Side L-shaped with Storage Under
    • Fiberglass “Tilt-away” Helm Console
    • Instrumentation, Gauges and Switches
    • Chart Navigation Station to Port Side with Removable Chair
    • GPS/Plotter, Garmin GPSMap 7612 with Sonar (New 2016)
    • Radar, Garmin (New 2016)
    • Garmin Data Display (New 2016)
    • VHF Radio, Icom M502
    • Autopilot, Simrad AP20 (New Display 2022)
    • Rear Facing Camera (New 2022)
    • Rudder Angle Indicator
    • Compass
    • Horn
    • Remote Control for Trim Tabs and Windlass
    • Glendinning Engine Synchronizer
    • Teleflex Throttles
    • Hydraulic Steering
    • Dedicated Helm AC
    • Fusion Stereo MS-NRX300, Speakers, Remote (New 2016)
    • Electric Center Window
    • Windshield Wipers


    In 2016 all upholstery was redone including coaming bolsters.

    • Fold-Down Rear Bench Seat
    • Aft Facing Seat to Port
    • Fusion Stereo
    • Sink Basin w/Faucet and Storage Under
    • Storage Aft of Sink w/Padded Seat on Lid
    • Large Removable In-Deck Fish Boxes
    • Coaming Bolsters
    • Rod Storage under Coamings
    • Rod Holders (4)
    • Tackle/Storage Lockers, Port and Starboard
    • Spreader Lights
    • Courtesy Lights
    • Transom Door with New Latch (2022)

    Deck and Hull

    Bottom Paint renewed July 2023. New cutlass bearings, new zincs and new props July 2023.

    • Non-skid Decks
    • Windlass, Maxwell Foot Pads and Remote
    • Anchor, Plow with Chain and Nylon Rode
    • Stainless Steel Rails
    • Rocket Launcher, Adjustable, Port and Starboard
    • Swim Platform and Ladder (New 2022)

    Engine Room and Mechanical

    Completed Cummins 1000 hour service August 2022, including cooling system. One aftercooler replaced along with filters, belts, clamps, etc. The generator was also serviced at this time. Upon completion on August 29 2022, the boat was sea trialed with factory mechanic. The vessel was in storage and in the yard since then. Just returned to dry storage July 2023 after completion of repairs resulting from Hurricane Ian September 2022.

    • The Helm deck lifts with electric actuator to provide easy access. There is also a convenient day hatch.
    • Engine Room Lighting and Sound Suppression
    • Automatic Fire Suppression System
    • Oil Change System
    • Water Heater
    • Bilge Pumps (3)


    • Glendenning Cable Winder
    • Power Cord, 50-amp, 65 Feet
    • Generator, Onan 9kw, under 500 Hours
    • Batteries (7)
    • Battery Charger
    • AC/DC Display Panels in Salon
    • AC/DC Circuit Breakers, under Cabin Steps
    • Air Conditioning with Reverse Cycle Heat (Descaled and Service Sept 2022, and New Pump)


    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.

    Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.