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1982 Little Harbor 38

Huntington, New York


This classic Ted Hood designed Little Harbor 38 is an exceptional boat. She has was refit to a very high standard and has been maintained in that fashion since. Her highlights include:

  • Leisure Furl in-boom furling
  • Updated sails
  • Re-powered with Yanmar Diesel
  • Flag blue awlgrip
  • Teak Decks replaced
  • Fresh varnish 2018
  • Updated electronics

She is a very clean and well kept classic Little Harbor 38. 

PRICE REDUCTION - Now asking $112,000

Basic Boat Info

Price: $112,000
Boat Name: KISMET
Make: Little Harbor
Model: 38
Year: 1982
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Centerboard


Length: 38 ft
Length Overall: 38 ft
Waterline Length: 31'11 ft
Beam: 11'10 ft
Min Draft: 4'8 ft
Displacement: 20,600 lb
Ballast: 8,600 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH3E
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 56hp
  • Year: 2003
  • Engine Hours: 841


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 55 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 80 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 20 gal


Heads Count: 1
Stock Number: WB2722
Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers, Cruisers


Willis Marine Center, Inc.


Willis Marine Center, Inc.
17 Mill Dam Road
Huntington, Long Island, New York, US, 11743
Tel:(631) 421-3400


The Raymarine E-80 system was installed new in 2006, as well as the Clarion stereo/CD system with Sirius radio

  • Raymarine E series radar/gps/plotter
  • Raymarine Sea Talk
  • NorthStar GPS
  • NMEA Meteo Liner @ Nav.
  • Vetus Meteo Liner @ Nav.
  • Clarion Sirius AM/FM/CD player
  • Clarion 6 disc CD changer
  • Stereo remote control @ helm
  • Speakers inside & out
  • Simrad/Robertson AP22 @ Helm
  • Simrad/Robertson AP20 @ Nav
  • B & G Hydra 2000 WI/Speed/Log/Depth
  • B & G Hydra repeater @ Nav.
  • SatFind 406 G.P.I.R.B

The elegance of the Lein Wha build on all Little Harbor Yachts is evident throughout Kismet.  Her light Ash Teak trim interior is a pleasant change from the darker woods more commonly used.  Owners stateroom is forward with vee berth and filler, storage under and shelves outboard,  Two chests of drawers and hanging lockers are provided.  Opening ports and overhead hatch provide excellent light and ventilation.  The enclosed head compartment  has an en-suite door directly to the owners cabin.  Thoroughly refitted with Corian counter and under counter S.S. sink, in counter trash bin. The marine toilet is electric pump with electric macerator for the holding tank.  Hand held shower with sump pump.  A teak grate on the floor is a yachty touch.  Opposite the head are more storage lockers.  The main Salon has a Teak drop leaf centerline dining table, transom berths port and starboard with a pilot berth to port, shelving opposite.   The U-shaped galley is aft to port with a propane gimaballed S.S. three burner stove/oven, double S.S.sinks with hot and cold pressure water, large molded ice box, numerous storage lockers.  The spacious navigation table with lift top is aft to stbd. with drawers under.  Full repeaters for all electectronics mounted at the table.  A large open quarter berth is aft to starboard. The interior upholstery is a medium beige with some color in the pattern.  Excellent headroom throughout .

  • Hood S.S. opening ports
  • Hood S.S hatches
  • Interior re-varnished 2002
  • Fixed port lights replaced 2002
  • Marine toilet and H.T. system
  • Domestic pressure water accumulator
  • 2003 interior upholstery

The ships power panel was replaced about 2000 with extensive re-wiring

  • Bass 12 Volt/110 volt power panel
  • Circuit breakers
  • Analog volt and amp meters
  • Heart Interface Link 20 monitor
  • 110 volt shore power
  • 50' shore power cord
  • (4) battery system-1 dedicated and 3 house batteries
  • 4 batteries, new Spring 2018
  • 2002 Frigast Chrome light fixtures
  • 12 Volt outlet at Nav.
  • Copper grounding system for radios
  • Dyna Plate grounding
  • Pro Mariner 50 amp battery charger
  • Masthead tri-color/Strobe light
Plumbing and Mechanical

The original diesel inboard was replaced with a Yanmar four cylinder diesel about 1999

  • Racor Filter
  • Dripless shaft seal
  • 12 gallon hot water heater/tank
  • Auto Electric bilge pump
  • Teak Tender monitoring system
  • 3 blade Max Prop
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Single lever control
Sails and Rigging
  • Dbl. Spreader Sloop Rig, 736 Sq. Ft.
  • Leasurefurl in boom furling system
  • Hall Quick Vang rigid boom vang
  • 2009 Harken #48 ST primary winches
  • 2009 Harken #44 ST secondary winches
  • (3) Barient halyard winches on mast
  • Full Batten Leasurefurl mainsail
  • 125% RF Genoa
  • #3 RF genoa
  • Spars Awil Gripped Matterhorn White
  • S.S. wire standing rigging
  • 2008 Harken Genoa Roller furling
  • Harken #44 Electric halyard winch
  • Merriman CB pennant winch
  • NavTec Hydraulic backstay adjuster
  • Assorted snatch blocks
  • Some lines aft to Spinlck stoppers
  • Cruising spinnaker w. sock
Hull and Deck

Foam core fiberglass hull and deck with keel/centerboard configuration.  Cockpit mounted manual winch control hoist for the centerboard.  The original Teak decking was replaced with the modern TDS Teak decking system.  At that time any moisture or delamination in the decks was repaired and all deck hardware was removed and rebedded, some of it replaced with modern equipment.  The exposed decks and cabin house have been Awl gripped white with buff non skid areas.  All exterior Teak trim is varnished and in excellent condition.  

  • Bottom stripped and barrier coated
  • S.S. bow & stern rails, gates P & S
  • Dodger, Toast, Color canvas
  • Double mid ships cleats and chocks
  • muir electric Windlass w/ remote
  • Teak Cockpit dining table
  • Hull Awl Gripped Dark Blue fall 2008
  • S.S. swim ladder
  • Replaced Edson pedestal steering
  • Leatherhead S.S. destroyer type wheel
  • Anchor wash down
Additional Equipment
  • Cockpit fresh water shower
  • Docklines & Fenders w/covers
  • Fender boards
  • Cockpit cushions 
  • Flagstaff & Ensign
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Stainless Steel 35 lb. plow anchor
  • Danforth anchor and rode
  • Boat hook
  • Life Preservers
  • Sunbrella Dodger replaced 2016

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

For further information, please contact:

David Willis  631-421-3400 office  |  516-885-9481 mobile  |

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