1989, Island Packet 38



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“Pelagic Minnow” is loaded with gear to give you an off-the-grid quality cruising whether you sail around local islands or if you wish to cross oceans and go for a long distance adventure. Beautiful and safe. One of Island Packet’s most popular designs.

Full Specifications

Boat Name
Pelagic Minnow

Builder: Island Packet
Designer: Bob Johnston
Flag of Registry: United States
Keel: Full

LOA: 41 ft 6 in
Beam: 12 ft 8 in
LWL: 33 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 0 in
Displacement: 21500 lbs Dry Load
Bridge Clearance: 51 ft 0 in
Headroom: 6 ft 3 in


Model: Yanmar 4JHBE, 4 cylinders, 44 HP.
Engine was overhauled in 2017.
Engine Hours: 3662
Consumption: 0.7 Gallons per hour @ 2150 RPM (cruising speed).

Dual “Racor” 500 fuel filter system.
Max Prop 3 blades + a spare 16X14 RH 3 blades fixed prope
Year Built: 1989
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Center
Propeller: Folding propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive

Cruising Speed: 6 knots @ 2150 RPM
Maximum Speed: 7 knots

Fresh Water Tanks: 2 Stainless steel (60 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 1 Aluminum (75 Gallons)

Number of single berths: 1
Number of double berths: 3
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 1

Depthsounder – Raymarine ST-60
Log-speedometer – Raymarine ST-60
Wind speed and direction – Raymarine ST-60
Plotter – Raymarine E-97 w/fish finder
Autopilot – Alpha 3000
Compass – Ritchie
GPS – Raymarine
VHF – Standard Horizon GX5000 w/RAM mike at Helm
Radar – Raymarine 48 miles/digital
TV set – Smart TV 24
Radio/CD player – Kenwood w/USB port & Speakers
Cockpit speakers
Interphase twin scope Sonar
SSB HF radio – Icom M710 with an Icom 130 tuner.
SiTex AIS Class B installed.

Inside Equipment
Electric bilge pump – Rule 1500
Manual bilge pump – Whale Titan
Battery charger – Pro Charge Ultra 40A
Heating – Webasto Airtop 5500 diesel
Hot water – Isotherm 11 G.
Fresh water maker – Cruise RO 40 GPH
Oven – Princess 3 burneres
Composting Head
Refrigerator – Frigoboat keel cooled
Deep freezer – 1.5 Cub. feet

Electrical Equipment
Shore power inlet – 125V/30 amp
Generator – Honda 2000 Gasoline
Inverter – Kenyon 1700
Electrical Circuit: 12V

Outside Equipment/Extras
Solar panel – 6 panels/540 W
Cockpit cushions
Cockpit table
Swim ladder
Fresh water cockpit shower
Outboard engine brackets
Davits – Manual
Radar reflector
Tender – Achillies HB-AL270
Outboard – Tohatsu 6hp, 4 stroke w/spare propeller
Liferaft – Winslow
Total Liferaft Capacity: 4
Electric windlass – Lofrans Tigress (2019)

Bimini Top
Spray hood/Dodger

Walk through
Going down the companionway stairs, to port you will find the midship head. Continuing aft is a quarter aft cabin with a double berth and storage. To starboard you will find the U shape almost enclosed galley. Forward from the stairs the salon has a straight 3 persons settee to port and an almost L shape 3/4 persons settee to starboard with a table connected to the forward bulkhead that separates the salon from the forward cabin. Offset slightly to port is the door to the forward double cabin with ample storage to port and a pullman berth to starboard. At the V is the forward head which is cancelled by the owners and is now used as a shower only. It can be easily reactivate if needed.

1 – 75 Gallons aluminum fuel tank (2013)
2 X 60 Gallons stainless steel water tanks (2013)

Captain’s quarter with pullman double berth – New custom mattress (2018).
Forward double cabin to starboard side.
The salon has a fold down table and can sleep 3 people on 2 settees.

Steering wheel
Whisker Pole – Adjustable
Hydrovane self-steering
Most sails are Ullman Sails (2005). Fully-batten main sail in excellent condition with a sail cover and lazy-jack system, Furling Jib, #1 Genoa, furling stay-sail, A-Symmetric spinnaker with a “Selden” GX15 furler. The stay-sail has a self-tack system like all Island Packets.
Keel stepped mast.
Rigging is from 2005. Inspected by a rigger at 2011 – all OK.
Boom vang and a boom-break/preventer.
All lines are lead aft to the cockpit.
9 “Lewmar” winches: 6 self tailing and 3 not self tailing.
Fully battened mainsail
Furling genoa
Furling staysail
Asymmetric spinnaker top-down furler

Life Sling
Search light.
Jack lines: Quick-Line QL3060.
Fireboy CG2 halon automatic extinguishing system at engine compartment.
Xintex – Fireboy propane detector.
CO and Smoke detector.

6 X 6V service batteries + 1 X 12V starter battery – 720 amp. hours total (March 2018)
Battery monitor: Xantrex Link 20.
Interior LED lighting.
Alternator: Balmar 120 amp with Balmar ARS-4 multi-stage regulator.
4 solar panels with a Tristar 45 solar controller.

55 lbs. Rocna – 275′ 5/16″ HT chain.
45 lbs. CQR – 50′ 5/16″ HT chain + 300′ line. (Chain 2018)
Fortress FX35 stern anchor – 200′ webbing.
Windlass: Lofrans Tigress electric windlass (2019).
Double bow rollers.

Water filteration system.
Bow fresh-water deck wash.
Sun protection covers: Cap rails, helm, port covers, cockpit overhead sun-shade with 2 sides drop-down, hand rails, winches.
Last haul-out and bottom-paint: March 2018.
Maintenance log
Bitstorm Badboy Extream WiFi (2015)
Magma BBQ with Cover
1 Gas Jerry Can
2 Diesel Jerry Cans

Misc Spare Parts
Water filtration system.
Raw water pump
Fresh water pump
Filters oil and fuel
Bilge Pump
DC Fans

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.