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  • 1983 Wilbur 38 Sedan Cruiser


    Northeast Harbor, ME, US
    • 1 Heads
    • 2 Engines

    Passionate Yacht Owner Breathes New Life Into A Down East Classic. This 1983/2023 Classic Down East Cruiser Underwent A 5-year Refit (at Wilbur Yachts) And Is Now What Many Would Consider To Be Better Than New. Owning A Classic Yacht Does Not Have To Come With Headaches; Especially When All Her Systems Are Replaced With Modern Equipment. New Wiring, New Electronics, New 725 Hp Volvo Penta Diesel Engine, New Northern Lights Genset, New Fuel Tanks, New Barrier Coat On Bottom, New Paint On Decks, House And Throughout Engine Room Space. New Cabin-top Teak Butterfly Hatch And Dorade Box/vents, Re-bedded Bronze Port Lights And On And On.... Launching In June And Absolutely Ready To Cruise!


    Galati Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Lyman-Morse Yacht Brokerage.

    • Last updated Oct 26th, 2023


    Quick Specs

    Builder: Wilbur
    Country: US
    Category: Power
    Model: 38 Sedan Cruiser
    Model Year: 1983


    Heads: 1

    Hull Information

    Hull ID: LSW380C70982
    Hull Material: Fiberglass


    Length: 38 ' (11.58M)
    Draft: 4 ft' (1M)
    Beam: 12.33 ft' (3M)


    Cruising Speed: 15 Knots
    Displacement 24,000 lb lbs
    Fuel Capacity: 200 G. 757 L.
    Water Capacity: 125 G. 473 L.
    Holding Tank: 30 G. 113 L.


    Engine 1

    Engine Make: Volvo Penta
    Engine Model: D11 725
    Engine Year: 2021
    Engine Type: Inboard
    Power HP: 725
    Fuel Type: diesel
    Engine Hours: 12

    Engine 2

    Engine Make: Northern Lights Genset
    Engine Model: 8 KW S773L
    Engine Year: 2020
    Engine Type: Other
    Power HP: 725
    Fuel Type: diesel
    Engine Hours: 12


    Refit Summary 2016-2022

    "Papagayo" has undergone a complete restoration, many of the upgrades include:

    -  The hull underwater body has been "peeled", glassed, barrier-coated and coated with fresh anti-fouling coatings

    -  The hull topsides hae been refinished

    -  The interior bilge spaces painted out "fresh."

    -  The house, decks & cockpit sole have been refinished

    -  New Volvo Penta Diesel Main engine (725 hp) 2021

    -  New fuel tanks, plumbing & filters & oil change pump

    -  All new electrical system - including new batteries, wiring, panels, battery chargers and 8KW Genset

    -  New Electronics

    -  New high gloss varnished teak Butterfly hatch

    -  New high gloss varnished teak Dorade boxes (2) with vents

    ** Marine Surveyor comment:  "The restoration effort was executed to a high level of craftsmanship & workmanship which greatly influences the vessel's long-term serviceability and current market value.


    -  Volvo Penta 725 hp 6-cylinder Diesel main engine with 12 hrs (New 2021)

    -  28LH28 left-handed five (5) blade Bronze propeller with 2 1/4" overhang with 2 1/4" Stainless steel prop shaft

    -  Northern Lights 8KW S773L Genset (New 2020)

    -  Racor fuel filter Duplex system 75/100MA

    -  ZF Marine 2050 Transmission  Ratio: 1.96:1 (New 2021)

    -  Single-station Bronze helm wheel with Hynautic hydraulic system 

    -  FRP double skeg hung rudder (+/- 22"W x 34"H)

    Electrical System (12v) & (120v)

    -  Twelve (12) volt DC & 120v AC

    -  Batteries: Four (4) 8D Lifeline AGM  (New 2021)

    -  12v and 120v Labeled breaker panel

    -  Mastervolt battery charger

    -  Ocean Marine Air Conditioning system

    -  Side Power Bow thruster

    -  Bennett Trim Tabs

    -  Transom-mounted LED underwater lights

    -  Exallto Windshield Wiper system (3 wipers with freshwater wash)

    -  Fusion Stereo system with Bose Speakers

    -  KVH Satellite TV System

    -  Trident LP Gas control/detector/alarm system

    -  Norcold 12v refrigerator w/freezer

    -  Ostel Microwave oven

    -  Dickerson 3-burner LPG stove w/oven

    - Isotemp Hotwater heater/mixing valve

    -  (2) 12v RULE Electric Bilge pumps (1 with auto float switch & high water alarm)

    -  Dometic 12v electric marine head

    -  MUIR "Storm 1250" electric windlass w/5/16" chain and ample 5/8" nylon rode attached to Delta Fastset Plow Anchor



    -  (2) Garmin GPSmap 8600 Series GPS Plotter w/Radar

    -  Garmin GHC 20 Autopilot

    -  (2) Icom IC-M502 Marine VHF radios

    -  (1) FLIRS M300 series Night vision system


    Additional equipment & gear

    -  (1) SS bow rail

    -  ACRT C406 mhz EPIRB

    -  Viking 8 person Inflatable Life raft (just inspected 2023)

    -  Brass Ship's bell

    -  (1) Duel Trumpet Kahlenberg Ship's Horn

    -  (1) Danforth 6" Constellation Magnetic Navigation compass

    -  Trident Ship's clock and barometer

    -  Varnished teak bow pulpit with anchor roller

    -  Teak swim platform with swim ladder

    -  Dinghy davit system (removable)

    -  SPURS Rope cutters on shaft 

    -  Whale freshwater cockpit shower

    Marine Surveyor comments

    "Papagayo" was found to be in very good ("like new") condition and has an estimated market value of $825,000.


    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.