Description

2000 Cape George 38

SV On 3 is a 2000 Cape George 38 sailboat designed by Kiwi boat builder Cecil Lange, known for his exceptional craftsmanship, the Cape George 38 is highly regarded among sailors. The boat’s reputation is a testament to its quality and performance on the water.  Appointed with Honduras Mahogony and Northwestern cedar make this boat warm and stunning to look at with beautiful beam lined ceiling throughout. Cedar lined storage, high end upholstery, sleeps 4 with ease.  All new plumbing, new sink, new counters and all new electrical and electronics.

On 3 comes with tools, spares, kitchenware, and linens to start living aboard immediately after purchase. The list of included spares is extensive, so you won’t break down in faraway places.  This isn’t a “Buy and Refit” boat, the hard work (and spent money) makes SV On 3 a true “Buy and Go” World Cruiser.

Specs:
Hull Type:
 Full Keel with water tanks part of keel
Rigging Type:Cutter
LOA:38.00 ft / 11.58 m
LWL:35.00 ft / 10.67 m
S.A. (reported):820.00 ft² / 76.18 m²
Beam:11.58 ft / 3.53 m
Displacement:30,000.00 lb / 13,608 kg
Ballast:10,500.00 lb / 4,763 kg
Max Draft:5.17 ft / 1.58 m
Construction: Fiber Glass
Ballast Type: Lead
Completed: 2000
Builder: Cecil Lange & Son (USA)/ Cape George Marine Works
Designer: William Atkin/Cecil Lange

Recent Updates:
Lithium batteries (2021)
670Hrs on 60Hp Nanni diesel (2015)
Carol Hasse Custom Sails (2021)
All new standing rigging by Port Townsend Rigging (2019)
Solar 760 watts (2021)
Upgraded electronics (2018)
Full suite Raymarine instruments and RADAR
Custom Handcraft V Berth Mattress

Comfort Items:
US Watermaker 17GPH
Refrigerator in galley
12volt refrigerator/freezer in cockpit
Webasco Hydronic Heater
Full Boat cover for storage
No see um screens enclose cockpit
Shadetree cover for when at anchor
Dodger extension that connects the bimini to the Dodger
Shade Screens for the Cockpit when you want shade and air flow
TV
Stereo
Sound Bar
Butterfly hatch
Mahogany Wood Beams
Settee is comfortable for sleeping and has lee cloths
USB plugs port and starboard

Inside Equipment:
deep new galley sink
built in cup and dish storage
top loading refrigerator with new compressor and condenser
built in soda stream with large CO2 tank
countertop induction plate
3 burner Force 10 gimbaled propane stove and oven.
Single electric induction burner allows flameless cooking in tropics without heating up the cabin with propane. Powered by inverter. Boils water more quickly than a microwave. Induction cookware included.
Easily-accessible secure storage for daily use items, seasonings, condiments means many kitchen tasks can be completed without opening a single cabinet.
Deep storage behind the stove
Spacious armoire for all your clothes
Secretary desk with fold down option, storage reaches down to the cabin sole
Hydronic heater that heats V-birth, head, and salon
Cedar lined storage under berth
Custom Handcraft latex mattress hinged in the middle for easy access to storage and steering components below.
Deep storage compartments below mattress with one cedar lined
All LED lighting
USB outlet in bedside facilitates continuous powering of an iPad for monitoring of NMEA-2000 electronics. This means on passage, the off-duty captain can continuously monitor chart plotter, depth, wind, AIS, engine parameters, etc without getting out of bed or draining ipad battery.
Screened Hatch allows ventilation and emergency exit.
High powered fans for when you don’t really need the air conditioner.

Quarter Berth:
Quarter berth sleeps two
Great for when on passages
Shelves on both sides for storage
3″ memory foam on top of a 3″ mattress
High powered fan
Perfect berth when on a passage
Hand Carved Mahogany vent in quarter berth

Galley:
lots of counter space
deep new sink
lots of storage
built in cup and dish storage
top loading refrigerator with new compressor and condenser
built in soda stream with large CO2 tank
countertop induction plate
3 burner Force 10 gimbaled propane stove and oven.
Single electric induction burner allows flameless cooking in tropics without heating up the cabin with propane. Powered by inverter. Boils water more quickly than a microwave. Induction cookware included.
Easily accessible secure storage for daily use items, seasonings, condiments mean many kitchen tasks can be completed without opening a single cabinet.
deep storage behind the stove

Head:
Conveniently located just fore of the V Berth
Teak floor grate
Hand-held shower for ease of water conservation
Long Medicine cabinet located behind the sink
Storage underneath the sink and next to the toilet
Large floor to ceiling cabinet for storage
Retractable clothes drying line.
Built-in towel rack made of stainless steel and bronze above sink and above toilet accommodates tidy hanging for 4 towels.  Towel racks strong enough to steady yourself when at sea
Opening port for ventilation.
New Jabsco toilet (2024)

Armoire:
Large Mahogany armoire in passage between salon and V Berth and across from the head
One wall is lined in Cedar
shelves in back of armoire behind drawers
5 drawers on one side
hanging bags to maximize use of dead space
Custom built shoe holder mounted on the inside of the door
storage under floorboard

Electrical:
12V house system with maxima 2800W 12V inverter
260 amp hour lithium house battery
New 270 amp hour starter battery with heating element
One 12v to 12v Victron DC to DC charger for starting battery.
Balmar 170 amp alternator
Magnum 2800 watt 12v inverter. (Provides 120v AC power to all outlets.)
Isolation transformer for shore power with dedicated 30amp and 16 amp connections.
Sterling alternator protection device
760 watts of Sun Power solar
2-Victron MPPT Bluetooth solar controller
400 watt wind generator

Electronics:
Helm Station:
Raymarine suite of electronic
Autopilot Control Head
Iridium GO with external antenna
Nav Station:
Raymarine monitor
Raymarine AIS
Standard Horizon Matrix VHF with GPS and AIS receiver.
Victron battery monitor.
Starlink connection and mount
Additional:
autopilot systems and drives
Sail-o-mat wind vane

Sales and Rigging:
All sails are Carol Hasse custom Port Townsend- handstitched construction using traditional methods- new in 2021
Drifter jib staysail and mainsail
Standing Rigging:
Carbon Fiber Wisker pole mounted to track on main mast for ease of use and storage
Standing rigging all new in 2019 replaced by Port Townsend Rigging
Extra high stanchions made of larger diameter stainless steel for strength
1 1/4 inch 316 stainless steel aft pulpit with both upper and lower “lifelines” being made of 1 1/4 stainless
Running Rigging:
Asymmetrical spinnaker halyard
Topping lift for downwind pole
Halyard sheets replaced in 2023
Traveler sheets replaced in 2018
Boom vang sheets replaced in 2018

Deck Gear:
9 Self Tailing Lewmar  sheet and halyard winches
Muir Cheeta Windlass
Vulcan 44lbs primary anchor
330 feet / 100 meters of 10mm / 3/8-inch Chain  with an additional 100 feet of 3-strand nylon rode (new 2020.)
Anchor bridal snubbers.
Mantis chain hook
Stainless Steel engine hoist
Shadetree shades 50% of deck with 1 piece that covers from behind the mast to the dodger
Full boat cover
Dinghy wheels
15 hp Mercury 4 stroke outboard with spares.- New 2022
4 5-gallon diesel fuel cans
2  aluminum propane bottles in dedicated storage locker.
Wind Scoop

Tankage:
Fuel- 87 gallons with a NEMA meter that will show the level
Water- 3 tanks- 37 gallons each. One take with NEMA Meter

Safety:
6-person Viking rescue U offshore in hard case mounted on deck.
Man overboard module  rail mounted.
Man overboard Dan-buoy
EPIRB mounted at companion way.
Ditch bag with EPIRB.
Legal flares.
Floating Standard Horizon handheld VHF.
4+ inflatable PFD harness
Jack lines.
Main boom preventer system
High toe rails and sturdy stainless steel and bronze hand rails makes being on the foredeck when heeled safer since you can brace your foot on the toe rail and hang on to the hand rails (while being attached to a jack line)

About Boat Buying in Mexico:

Buying a boat in Mexico can have some tax advantages in saving you the State Sales Tax and the boat is already where you want to start Cruising.  When buying a boat in Mexico, all of the title transfer paperwork and escrow account fund transfers are handled in the United States by a Marine Documentation Services Company for your convenience and peace of mind.