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Helmsman Trawlers - 38 Pilothouse

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11.58m (38'0")



Underwater profile


1 x Diesel 380hp, Cummins 5.9 -380 HP- QSB (2007)

Seattle, WA USA - At Our Docks!


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Extra Details

Builder Mariner Yachts International
Lying Seattle, WA USA - At Our Docks!
Fuel capacity 1,818.2 ltr (400.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 636.4 ltr (140.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 409.1 ltr (90.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 380hp
Engine make and model Cummins 5.9 -380 HP- QSB (2007)
Engine Hours Engine1: 416
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 4 blade - Left hand
Fuel consumption (approx) 15.9 ltr (3.5 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 8 knots
Max speed (approx) 13 knots

The Cummins engine was delivered in 2007 as a 230 HP. In 2013 the owner had Cummins NW service department make change the engine programming and rating to 380 hp. The top speed is now over 12 knots.

There is a second 160 amp Balmar alternator installed at the forward end of the engine. This, with the standard 95 amp alternator supply more than enough charging ability for the three 8-D and one 4-D batteries.

The Inverter/Charger is a Victron-Phoenix Multi Plus-2.5 kw with a remote panel in the pilothouse.

The bow thruster is a Vetus 75 KGF - 12 volt with a 7" tube.

The boat is pre-wired and plumbed for future installation of a generator if desired.


LOA 11.58m (38'0")
LWL 10.52m (34'6")
Beam 4.24m (13'11")
Draft Min 1.22m (4'0")
Displacement 14,515kg (32,005.6lbs)
Headroom 6.20m (20'4")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power,


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish

Total LOA is 40' 6".

This is semi-displacement under body which allows it to exceed hull speed up to 13 knots with the 380 HP engine.

Heavy hand-laid fiberglass (GRP) solid hull construction. Vinylester resins are used in the outer layers to help prevent blistering.
Epoxy barrier coating and hull paint below the waterline. Integral grid structures is designed to provide a strong hull with little flexing as evidenced by the lack of hull gel coat cracks.

Fiberglass fuel and holding tanks . Water tanks are stainless steel.

Bow handrails have a 1-1/8" upper rail and 1" lower rails. Double-rungs all around.

All window frames are powder coated aluminum and in good condition.

The galley size was increased at the factory to provide more counter space.
The owner wanted plenty of black water storage so he had the factory add a second 45 gal. holding tank at the forward end of the engine room providing a total of 90 gallons of capacity.

An Espar D5 diesel forced air furnace is included and is located in the port forward section of the engine room.

Counter tops in the galley are granite.

The vessel came from the factory with built-in ducts for future installation of air conditioning, if desired.


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 2
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Electric)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Raw water wash tick
Cockpit shower tick
Non-Smokers tick

Boarding this vessel from either the transom door or from one of the pilothouse doors is easy. If you step into the pilothouse you immediately notice the L-shaped dinette that converts to a single berth and the open walk ways to the forward stateroom or aft to the saloon and galley.

Access to engine room is also in the PH through the double deck hatches.

Visibility from the lower helm is excellent -- a clear view ahead and also aft! Anyone stepping off the large swim step on either side can be seen.

Moving forward into the master stateroom a queen size berth is directly amidships and the separate head and shower compartments are accessed through teak doors. There are drawers under the aft end of the berth plus hanging lockers port and starboard. Both the head and shower are vented by opening portlights.

When you step back through the PH and into the saloon / galley it's clear that this is a wide body vessel with an unusual amount of interior space. The L-shaped galley to starboard has overhead storage plus lots of drawers. A Nova-Kool refrigerator with separate freezer on the bottom is at the forward end. A double sink and three burner stove with oven are installed in a granite top.

On the port side is a L-shaped dinette that converts to a comfortable queen sized berth. Forward of the dinette is more storage and a wall mounted TV.

It's 3 steps down and forward into the
guest head (day head). There's room for addition of a combo-washer/dryer if needed. A water tight door provides access to the engine room. This space is well used.

Directly aft of the galley is a double book shelf and space for the included lounge chair and foot stool.

Stepping out the either PH doors you find secure, wide steps to the flybridge. On the bridge there is plenty of room across the aft end for the 10'2" dinghy. The low profile deck crane is in the port aft corner. A helm chair is located at the upper station and an L-shaped seating area is available for guests.

3 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Navigation lights tick

The electronics pack includes a Raymarine E80 -radar/plotter/depth with the same repeater model on the flybridge.

Built in to the E80 are two cameras . One located on the aft end of the flybridge deck and the other in the engine room.
The Raymarine Smart Pilot Autopilot also has a remote on the flybridge. The ICOM Marine VHF model IC-M504 also with a removable hand set on the bridge. The radio also has a hailer and fog horn attached.

A stereo is located in the Pilot House with two speakers.

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Bimini tick
Bow Thruster tick

Electric Lofrans-Kobra windlass (with remote control)
2 anchors
(Bruce & Danforth)
60.96m (200'0") of chain
30.48m (100'0") of warp
Walker Bay Genesis 310 RT -10' 2" dinghy (2007)
20hp outboard, Honda-4 stroke-Elec. Start-Power Tilt, Short Shaft (2007)
The Deck Crane is a low profile Nick Jackson 650 Lb. electric winch. The crane has a custom extension to raise it above the port railing to make launching the dinghy easy.

The upper half of the boat deck aft railing was reduced in height by 12" to provide a shorter lift when launching the dinghy.


Safety Equipment

Life buoys tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 Electric)

Broker's Comments

This vessel has been in covered moorage for most of its life. The entire boat is in exceptional condition. With only 415 hours on the engine and all equipment in good running condition it is ready to go!

Originally imported and sold as a Mariner Yachts International 37 Seville Pilothouse, this model is the predecessor to the current Helmsman Trawlers 38 Pilothouse and is dimensionally equal.

With the additional Balmar alternator, three 8D house batteries and a propane galley stove you can spend nights on the hook and not worry about electrical power.

The improved deck crane and the large Walker Bay dinghy with the 20 HP Honda make getting to shore "no problem".

This is a proven design with similar models making the trip to Alaska many times. The second head off the saloon and the single berth in the pilothouse make this a comfortable cruising boat for up to five people.

I have personally spent several weeks cruising aboard the same model boat and found it a spacious, comfortable and capable vessel.

This Helmsman Trawlers - 38 Pilothouse has been personally photographed and viewed by Roger Drill of Boatshed Seattle. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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