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Maine Cat 38

US $295,000






38 ft

Hull Material


Engine/Fuel Type



Corpus Christi

About this Boat

A rare opportunity to purchase a Maine Cat 38 catamaran available for immediate delivery. High quality construction using vinylester resin-infused thermoformed Core-Cell composite structure in hulls and decks. Large cockpit ideal for appreciating the outdoors--the reason you sailed to  your favorite anchorage!

Located in Corpus Christi TX, needs nothing, ready to go wherever your dreams take you.


  • Designer:
  • Keel: Centerboard


  • LOA: 38 ft
  • Beam: 21 ft
  • LWL:
  • Maximum Draft:
  • Maximum Displacement:
  • Dry Weight:

Additional Details



General Design Theory – lightweight – high performance – simple to sail and maintain

Open bridgedeck – better visibility, better looking and great air flow

High Fineness ratio – length to beam ratio close to 12:1 when kept light.

Flared hulls with protective “shoulder” – drier ride and huge interior volume

Retractable daggerboards and electric outboard motors – beachable, higher pointing angles and less drag off the wind.  Gunkholers delight – 2′-9” draft

Very simple layout – lightweight Core-Cell cored resin infused interior cabinetry, cherry framed caned panel doors to allow great ventilation in cabinets avoiding mold.

High speeds – Under sail averaging 200+ miles per day.  Hydro-generate 1 kW to 2 kW per hour at 9 knots.

General Design Parameters

Design to be single-handed.  Fun to sail and out-perform all current cruising catamarans on the market.  Comfortable, safe, easy to sail and affordable.

Build the lightest structural components possible by thermoforming Core-Cell PH core and resin infusing 100% vinyl ester resin in female molds.  Finished boat is 2 hull and deck units, capped bridgedeck platform, rig and roof and you are ready to go sailing in an ocean capable, high performance cat.  We are offering a very simply equipped package to keep the price as affordable as possible.  We offer a host of options you can add yourself in time or we can install at the shop during the initial build.  Our goal is to get you out on the water sailing as economically as possible, before you start adding “stuff” you might be able to live more comfortably without.  Every piece of equipment you add requires maintenance and time taken away from sailing.

Hull Shapes are designed to maximize the interior volume, minimize the waterline beam and keep spray down and off the deck and windscreen.  The nicely radiused chine and “shoulders” we designed provides almost 6 feet at the maximum beam of each hull, yet the waterline maximum beam is only 38” when she is fully loaded to 12,400 lbs.  Our chine is over 12 inches above the DWL and will provide very little resistance or interference for our racer owners and huge additional buoyancy for our loaded-up live aboard cruisers in large seas.

Maine Cat's approach to the rig design is also going to offer our owners a number of choices to fit their skill level and cruising area.  Our standard rig will be a Selden fixed fractional rig with furling self-tacking jib and fully batten main similar to our MC 41 setup.  Options available will include pole mounted free furling screacher, flat top mainsail, and a number of upgrades to our standard Wrap Drive radial cut Dacron for owner looking for the highest performance.  All sails designed by Calvert Sails.


Construction: Vinylester Resin infused thermoformed Core-Cell composite hulls and decks
LOA 38 ft
LWL 37 ft 6 in
Beam 21 ft.
Min Draft 2 ft 9 in
Max draft 6 ft 6 in.

Max Draft 6 ft 6 in

Light ship weight 8,100 lbs
DWL displacement 12,400 lbs
Max. headroom 6 ft 6in
Mainsail area 568 sq ft
Self tacking jib 227 sq ft
Screacher 523 sw ft
Bridgedeck clearance 31 in
Water tankage 80 gallon

Accommodation, General

From the builders web site:


  • Headroom minimum 6’-3” to maximum of 6’-6”, painted headliners
  • Berths for up to five, two queen berths aft in each hull, 60” by 6’-8”
  • Large single in port hull forward is 50” wide at the head by 6’-8” long
  • Cushions below decks port forward and master are 5” thick medium-density foam
  • Port aft queen easily converts into a cozy dinette that seats 4 very comfortably
  • Port aft queen convertible dinette/berth cushions are 4″ thick ultra-foam
  • All interior bulkheads are resin infused Core-Cell foam cored painted finish.
  • Lower cabinets and lockers all resin infused Core-Cell cored composites
  • Solid surface Corian counter tops on all horizontal surfaces 1” thick at edge
  • Upper cabinets cherry face frames & canned cherry framed cabinet doors per plan
  • Large (16’ long) tinted acrylic fixed portlights outboard each hull in cabin topsides
  • Two (2) large sealed air chambers forward each hull accessible from interior cabins
  • Fiberglass head starboard forward with sink, shower sump pump, marine head, storage cabinet and separate shower area with curtain

USCG safety package including: 5 PFD’s, horn, 3 fire extinguishers, flare kit, four dock lines, Life Sling, mooring/anchoring bridle and 3 fenders.

Accommodation, Specific

Composite hardtop with fixed side and wing windows and horizontal sliders forward
All interior, bridgedeck and navigation lighting are LED fixtures
Seaward two burner propane stove top
Vitrofrigo 12-volt remote compressor upright refrigerator & freezer, 2.7 cu.ft
Lower shower area sole and added teak grating
Double helm seat extra over single helm seat with raise base mounting
Cherry table on bridgedeck folding on fixed pedestal
Cherry valances and LED dimmable rope lighting 2 sides aft berths, P&S
Upgraded reading lights: dimmable LED gooseneck Rugen fixtures
Cherry cabinet and and spice rack about stove top
Tambor garage storage area in galley
Lower shower area sole with teak grating
Double helm seat extra over single helm seat with raise base mounting
Cherry table on bridgedeck folding on fixed pedestal
Seaward two burner propane stove top
Vitrofrigo 12-volt remote compressor upright refrigerator & freezer, 2.7 cu.ft
Marine head: Raritan electric fresh water flush with additional fresh water tank
Double wire 26-inch high lifelines, stern rail w/davits, horses and two gates
Full aft enclosure for cockpit, Sunbrella color Taupe # 4648 with with flexible window panels



Sails and Rigging

Mast, 48 ft. aluminum, Selden
Gull striker
Aluminum boom with single line reefing system
Mainsail, Dacron, square top, fully battened
Jib, self tacking, roller furling, with curved track, Spinlock clutches and Harken hardware
Screacher, with Selden CX furler, triradial Dacron with bow sprit and all necessary rigging
Sail cradle/mainsail cover Sunbrella Taupe # 4648

Electrical, electronic and navigation equipment

12V electrical system with two 8-D AGM batteries for a total of 510 amp hours
Circuit breaker panel
Four 150 watt solar panels on hardtop with metered controller
All interior, bridgedeck and navigation lighting to be LED fixtures
Garmin NEMA 2000 system w/ depth, gWind, weather and fluxgate compass
Garmin GPSMAP 7612 color chartplotter plotter with BlueChart loaded
Garmin GHP 10 Reactor Smart Pump autopilot w/ display head at helm
Garmin 200 VHF radio with Metz masthead antenna
Garmin Radar
Garmin GMR 18 xHD radar mast mounted
Garmin AIS 600 transceiver
Hailer horn speaker on mast wired to VHF radio
Spectra Ventura 200 T watermaker system
Victron 2000 watt inverter/80 amp charger with remote
Additional two 150 watt solar panels on hardtop with controller
Side Power 2.2 kW electric bow thruster mounted in starboard hull
Additional one duplex 120 volt outlet and quad box in galley garage




Honda 50 HP four stroke outboard mounted in centerline nacelle
Side Power 2.2 kW electric bow thruster mounted in starboard hull


AB 9 VL RIB dinghy with Yamaha 9.9 4 cycle outboard

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Windcraft Multihulls 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.

This listing is courtesy of the BoatWizard MLS and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.

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