Willis Marine Center, Inc.
17 Mill Dam Road
Huntington, Long Island, New York, US, 11743
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1989 Frers 38

location icon Huntington, New York
Year 1989
Length 38 ft

VIRTUE is an extremely clean and well kept Frers 38. With her powerful rig & sailplan and her shoal draft, she is a go fast cruiser with a racing pedigree. Her recent Awlgrip blue hull makes her stand out in the crowd. If you are looking for a fast cruiser, this boat should be on you short list. 

Please call us today to schedule a showing.

8/2023 HUGE Price Reduction! Now asking $25,000. Current survey (8/2023) available. 


Year Built 1989
Category Sail
Length Overall 38'6 ft
Beam 12'9 ft
Max Draft 5'6 ft
Construction Fiberglass
Hull ID CIR38011I989
Keel Winged Keel
Drive Type Direct
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 27 hp
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 24 gal
Water Tanks 2
Water Tank Cap. 60 gal
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Cap. 20 gal
Ballast 6450 lb
Displacement 14,500 lb

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Yanmar
Model: 3GM30F
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 27hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 2 BladeBronze, Feathering
Drive Type: Direct
Year: 1989

The Frers 38 offers a great layout for both racing and cruising. She is wide open in the salon with settees port and starboard and a bulkhead mounted table. Her nav station is aft to port with a large aft cabin with double berth all the aft to port. Her galley is to starboard of the companionway and is perfectly suited to both grabbing a quick snack or cooking a full meal. Forward to port is the large head and all the way forward is a v-berth that easily accommodates 2 adults in comfort. 

Electronics and Navigation
  • Autohelm ST50 Knotmeter
  • Autohelm ST50 Wind 
  • Autohelm ST50 Navcenter
  • Autohelm Navcenter @ nav station
  • Autohelm ST4000 Autopilot with remote
  • Datamarine depth
  • Datamarine speed
  • Horizon Intrepid VHF w/ ram mic

The galley is to starboard and aft featuring:

  • Large ice box with Adler Barbour refrigeration
  • Double SS sinks
  • Hot & cold pressure water
  • 2 burner propane stove with oven and cover
  • Excellent storage in cabinets and drawers
  • 12v Bass breaker panel with breakers and indicator lights
  • Manual and electric bilge pumps
  • Perko battery selector switch
  • 110v shore power with outlets
  • 12v house system
  • Voltage and amperage guages
Sails and Rigging
  • Dacron full battened mainsail with sail cover
  • 135% RF genoa
  • Spinnaker
  • 3-4 older headsails
  • Hall triple spreader keel stepped aluminum spar
  • Harken roller furling
  • Tides marine strong track for mainsail
  • Navtec rod rigging
  • Hall Quickvang
  • Adjustable genoa cars
  • Navtec hydraulic backstay adjuster
  • Barient 32 primary winches
  • Barient 21 cabin top winches
  • All control lines/halyards lead aft
Additional Information
  • Beautiful royal blue Awlgrip hull (2018)
  • White bottom paint
  • Dodger with sun awning
  • Cockpit table
  • 2 Blade Max Prop feathering propeller
  • Wing keel
  • Docklines and fenders
  • Assorted safety gear - lifejackets, flares, fire extinguishers, etc.
  • Misc. spares
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
Please contact:
David Willis 631-421-3400 office  |  516-885-9481 mobile  |  david@willismarine.com