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1984 Ericson 38

location icon Richmond, California
Year 1984
Length 38 ft
Builder/Manufacturer Ericson Yachts Inc

38' Ericson 38 '84 "Zephyr"

Whether you’re sailing to Mexico or at the San Francisco Bay this Bruce King design is the perfect boat to cruise with the family or race. A large cockpit lends itself well to entertainment.

A new transmission was installed about three years ago.


Year Built 1984
Category Sail
Length Overall 38'8 ft
Length Of Deck 38 ft
Beam 12 ft
Cabin Headroom 6'4 ft
Construction Fiberglass
Hull ID ERY38106M845
Min Draft 6'6 ft
Drive Type Direct
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 32 hp
Displacement 14,900 lb

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Universal
Model: M-40
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 32hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 2 Blade
Year: 1984

In the aft part of the boat there is a large cockpit which can easily accommodate seven people. Above the cockpit there is a dodger and a bimini. As we go down the companion way on the starboard side there are two sinks. Continuing on the starboard side there is a refrigerator, a three-burner stove with an oven. Forward we have an icebox, and a settee to sit two people, forward is a wood-burning fireplace. Forward we have a large V-berth. On the port side we have a head with a shower, we then have a settee capable of sitting six people, we then have a chart table and a berth that can sleep two adults.


12V refrigeration

3-burner propane stove with oven

Pressure fresh water

Sea water foot pump

Water heater (engine heated)

Double stainless steel sink

Electronics and Navigation

Depth sounder




Chart plotter


VHF radio

AM/FM radio in cabin


12V DC

(1) engine start battery

(2) 109-amp hr deep-cycle house batteries

Battery parallel switch


Fortress bow anchor with approx. 30’ chain and nylon rode

Dodger and bimini

Anchor and steaming lights

Running lights

Dock lines and fenders

Radar reflector

Lifelines and stanchions



Last bottom paint – approx.. 2017

Actual LOA: 38’8”

Sails and Rigging

Manual boom vang

Wire standing rigging

Manual backstay adjuster

Keel-stepped aluminum mast

Mainsheet traveler

Spinnaker pole

Roller furling on headsail


 (2) jib sheet winches

 (3) cabin top winches


 Main with Dutchman flaking system and two-line reefing



Engine and Mechanical

Bilge blower

Fuel filter

Raw water sea strainer

Engine and stove fuel shut-off valves

Cockpit engine controls

(1) manual and (1) electric bilge pump

Pedestal wheel steering

Manual head with holding tank and Y-valve for overboard discharge

New transmission (approx. 2019)

2-blade prop


(4) life jackets

(2) fire extinguishers

Emergency tiller

Air horn

Jack lines



Throwable cushion


All seller’s personal effects on board are excluded from the sale of this vessel.

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.