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1988 Irwin 38 Mk II

Long Beach, United States


Estate sale.  Must go!!

The Irwin 38 has long been a much sought after center cockpit that makes a great cruiser or liveaboard.  "Positano" is a beautiful, well maintained version of this great classic.  It includes a spacious owner's stateroom aft with a center-line queen berth along with a private head and shower, large dinette, full galley, and spacious guest stateroom forward with an additional head/shower.  Partial owner financing may be available!  Call or come by today to see this beautiful cruiser. 


Basic Boat Info

Price: $49,900
Boat Name: Positano
Make: Irwin
Model: 38 Mk II
Year: 1988
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Irwin Yachts
Designer: Ted Irwin
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 38 ft
Length Overall: 40 ft
Length Of Deck: 38'2 ft
Waterline Length: 32'6 ft
Beam: 12'3 ft
Max Draft: 6'6 ft
Displacement: 20,000 lb
Dry Weight: 20,000 lb
Ballast: 6,000 lb
Double Berths: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 44hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
  • Year: 1987
  • Engine Hours: 1126


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 60 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 145 gal
Holding Tank Count: 2
Holding Tank Capacity: 20 gal


Heads Count: 2
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Center Cockpit, Cruisers
More Info : Manufacturer Website


California Yacht Company


Marina del Rey Yacht Sales
13763 Fiji Way, E4
Marina del Rey, California, US, 90292

Noteworthy Items

Deck Stepped Mast with a Tabernacle hinged mast step to get under a bridge.

Heart Inverter with a Battery Monitor

Newer canvas in good condition

Additional Info

Boat Name

Builder: Irwin Yachts
Designer: Ted Irwin
Keel: Fin
Hull Shape: Monohull

LOA: 40 ft 0 in
Beam: 12 ft 3 in
LWL: 32 ft 6 in
Length on Deck: 38 ft 2 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 6 in
Displacement: 20000 lbs
Ballast: 6000 lbs
Dry Weight: 20000 lbs

Total Power: 44 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 1987
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 1126
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Engine Power: 44 HP

Fresh Water Tanks: (145 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (60 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 2 (20 Gallons)

Number of double berths: 2
Number of heads: 2

Log-speedometer - Combi Stowe
Navigation center
GPS - Handheld
Radar - CRT
TV set - 2
Cockpit speakers
Wind speed and direction - Combi Stowe
Depthsounder - Combi Stowe
Autopilot - Alpha 4404

Furling genoa
Fully battened mainsail
Gennaker/Cruising spinnaker

Steering wheel

Inside Equipment
Hot water
Electric bilge pump
Battery charger
Refrigerator - adler barbour
Manual bilge pump
Marine head - Manual forward

Electrical Equipment
Shore power inlet
Inverter - Heart 2000

Outside Equipment/Extras
Cockpit cushions
Cockpit table
Swimming ladder
Electric windlass

Cockpit cover
Mainsail cover
Spray hood
Genoa cover
Bimini Top

Equipment List

Combi Stowe Knotmeter, Depth Sounder, and Wind Machine

4 6 Volt flodded Deep Cycle house batteries

1 Group 24 Starting Battery

Furuno CRT Radar

Navtec Integral Hydraulic Backstay Adjuster

Morse Single Lever Engine Control

Stainless Steel Dinghy Davits

Stainless Steel Outboard Motor Hoist

Deck Stepped Mast

West Marine VHF radio mounted at the steering pedestal

Irwin custom fiberglass steering pedestal with teak drink holder rack

Maxwell 12 Volt Electric Windlass single direction

Garmin Echomap 50s GPS plotter

Varnished teak interior

Seaward Propane Stove and oven

Microwave Oven

Coffee Maker


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.
Additional Contact Information

Estate sale!  Trustee wants it gone!!!

Steve Curran

cell phone 310 877 5500

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