“Ariel’s Song” Includes a 430 hp Cummins diesel engine (newly refurbished), large galley (with refer, propane stove/oven), head with separate shower, sleeping for three people, tender with outboard on St Croix davits. Recent upgrades include new matching Garmin 16-inch touch-screen plotters, Garmin radar, Ellis shelter bench seating with a fold-out dining table in the shelter, a fully re-built Twin Disc transmission, new single-lever Glendinning throttle controls, large Isotherm refrigerator, new heating system, new Flybridge bimini, new inverter, updated propane system, new plumbing and wash-down systems, new heating system, and extensive cosmetic work inside and out.
1987/1994 Wilbur 38 Flybridge Cruiser
Restored by Ellis in 2020-2021
LOA 37’6″ BEAM 12′ DRAFT 3’ 7”
LOCATION: Ellis Boat Co., S.W. Harbor, ME
CURRENT PRICE: $375,000*
Projected Fall 2021 Price: $335,000
CHARTER THIS YACHT: Select brokerage vessels, including this one, are currently in the Ellis Charter Fleet. As such, the boats are well-serviced, well-maintained, and often updated by Ellis Boat Company – you can be assured of a fully-operational vessel, in pristine condition, ready for cruising. Purchase this boat outright and remove it from the Ellis Charter Fleet. Or, keep the boat in the charter fleet to earn 75% on all charter bookings. Note that there is likely a significant post-season discount. And you may consider chartering the boat before your buy it – Ellis will apply your charter fee towards purchasing the boat.
RPM, SPEED, & FUEL BURN: Top speed at 2600 RPM = 24 knots. At 2,000 rpm the vessel cruises very nicely at 15.8 knots. The fuel burn is approx 10 gph at this cruise speed. At a slower cruise of 8 to 10 knots, you can expect roughly 4 gph fuel burn.
Builder: Lee Wilbur (Modified by Pettegrow Inc. in 1994)
HULL #: LSW34031B787
DOC #: US 927316
Hull: Solid fiberglass, hand-laid
Decks/Structure: Fiberglass, hand-laid, with balsa core, non-skid molded in.
430 hp Factory Remanufactured Cummins 6C
Twin Disc, raw-water-cooled engine/exhaust – rebuild in 2021
4-blade bronze prop, 2”s/s shaft, s/s rudder
Cutters new in 2021
Wesmar bow thruster – new unit in 2020
Opening front windows with windshield wipers
12v DC and 110v AC
Six batteries in two banks (group 31)
30 Amp Battery Charger
Shore power – 110 v AC – 30 AMP
Two Fuel Tanks (approx 100 gals each) Marine Aluminum
Two Water Tanks (approx 80 gals total) Poly
Hot Water Tank/Heater with a heat exchanger (six gals)
Twin propane tanks
Hielerage propane stove – 3 burners and oven
Sink with Hot/Cold pressurized water
New Isotherm Refrigerator/Freezer
SANITATION – HEAD
Marine Head, manual
Holding Tank – 25 gal replaced in 2020
Macerator pump with overboard discharge
Two Garmin 8616 plotters and Garmin radar
Compass (one at each helm station)
Radios: ICOM M302 and ICOM M45
35# CQR Anchor with chain and rope (may get upgraded in 2021)
Windlass with foot and helm controls
Information believed to be correct, but not guaranteed. Listings are subject to prior sale, price changes or withdrawal.
* The current selling price does not factor in fees associated with potentially breaking Charter Agreements with booked charter clients. The Buyer may be asked to finance said fees. Should the Buyer honor the Charter Agreements, he/she will earn 75% of the income derived from chartering.