Boat Details

1968 Sparkman & Stephens 37

$24,500.00

Description

Designed by Sparkman Stephens, built by Chris Craft. Classic lines, sails fast and strong. Excellent light wind sailor and perfect for the Sea of Cortez. This vessel was engineered by a marine architect with a five foot taller mast to increase sail area and Firefly is a light wind flyer. Major updates over the past several years, some of which include custom teak dodger and hatch covers, stainless keel bolts and doubler plates. Owner’s plans have changed. This is a very unique opportunity to get this gentleman’s racer, and equipped for serious cruising and live- aboard at a fraction of the cost of some of the other classics out there. Check out the Full Specs and call now for an appointment to see her.

Give Albert a call for any of your boating needs. San Carlos, it’s closer than you think.

Financial and titling transactions are conducted in the US or Canada by licensed agents. An offshore purchase means great savings and the process is safe and hassle-free.

This vessel is located in beautiful San Carlos Sonora, Mexico, A short 250 mile drive on a safe 4 lane highway from Nogales, Az. San Carlos is a known boating destination/community, featuring breathtaking scenery, quiet anchorages nearby, great fishing, diving, two marinas, 3 haul out facilities and much more.

Give Albert a call for any of your boating needs. San Carlos, it’s closer than you think.

San Carlos Yacht Sales

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.

San Carlos Yacht Sales
Division of Mazatlan Marine Center
Albert Klettke
Marina San Carlos Loc-3
San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico 85506
Toll-free (voice/fax) 1-855-846-7245

Albert direct – US: 520/481-8075 Mx: 521 622 118 9705

Detailed information

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name
Firefly

Specs
Keel: Fin

Dimensions
LOA: 37 ft 0 in
Beam: 10 ft 3 in
LWL: 26 ft 3 in
Minimum Draft: 5 ft 9 in
Displacement: 14280 lbs Dry Load
Ballast: 6220 lbs
Bridge Clearance: 53 ft 0 in
Headroom: 6 ft 1 in

Accommodations
Number of heads: 1

Detailed description
Equipment listLOA:   37ftLWL:  26ft 3inDRAFT:  5ft 9inBEAM:  10ft 2.5inHEIGHT (BRIDGE CLEARANCE): Original 48ft 8in –  re-engineered and now  53ftDISPLACEMENT:  14280 lbs

BALLAST:  6220 lbs

HEADROOM:  6ft 1in

HULL MATERIAL: fibreglass

KEEL TYPE:  Fin –iron

 

Engine and Propulsion:

ENGINE MAKE:  Universal

ENGINE MODEL:  25

ENGINE YEAR:  1985 – rebuilt 1995

ENGINE HOURS:  ?

HORSE POWER:  25

CRUISING RPM:  2200

CRUISING SPEED:  5 knots

MAX SPEED:  6 knots

MAX RPM:  3000

RANGE:  500 miles

FUEL TYPE:  diesel

NUMBER OF ENGINES:  1

PROPELLER TYPE:  two blade

 

Tank Capacity:

FUEL CAPACITY:  25 gals

FUEL TANK MATERIAL:  Monel

TOTAL NO. FUEL TANKS:  1

WATER CAPACITY:  70 gals

WATER TANK MATERIAL:  Stainless steel

TOTAL NO. WATER TANKS:  2

HOLDING CAPACITY:  18 gals

HOLDING TANK MATERIAL:  plastic

 

Accommodations:

V-BERTH SLEEPS:  2

DINETTE SLEEPS:  1

QUARTER BERTH SLEEPS: 1 port & 1 starboard

SINGLE BERTHS:  3

DOUBLE BERTHS:  1

HEADS:  1

 

Galley:

REFRIGERATION:  No

FREEZER:  No

WATER HEATER:  No

STOVE:  2 burner

WATER SYSTEM:  Electric and manual

COOKING FUEL:  Alcohol

SINK:

 

Electronics and Navigation Equipment:

RADAR:  Furuno 1623 16mi

VHF:  Standard Horizon Matrix AIS/GPS

VHF #2:  Icom hand held

GPS:  Garmin GPSMAP 5465 with transducer

AIS RECEIVER: Standard Horizon

DEPTH SOUNDER:  Yes

AUTOPILOT:  Raymarine tiller pilot P70

COMPASS:

STEREO:  Paradigm

EQUIPMENT MANUALS:  Yes

 

Electrical Systems:

HOUSE BANK 1:  2 AGM 70ah –  total 140ah

HOUSE BANK 2:  2 AGM 70ah –  total 140ah

BATTERY MONITOR:  solar controller

BATTERY CHARGER:  Guest 16102

ALTERNATOR:  Yes – output ?

SOLAR PANEL:  40 watt

SOLAR PANEL:  40 watt

SOLAR PANEL:  40 watt

 

Sails & Sailing:

MAIN:  Serviceable but old

SPINNAKER:  New in 2015 – used twice

#1 GENOA:  110% – new in 2012

#2 GENOA:  150% – good

STORM SAILS:  Heavy duty jib and trysail – very good condition

SAIL MATERIAL: Dacron except for spinnaker which is nylon

BACKSTAY ADJUSTER:  Yes – good

PREVENTER / BOOM BREAK:  Yes – good

BOOM VANG:  yes – good

MAST:  Lefiell – good – new 1990 – Engineered replacement to increase sail area

STANDING RIGGGING:  Good – oversized and new in 2006

SPINNAKER POLE:  Yes – good

WINCH:  Acco, 5 on mast – good

WINCH:  Lewmar  46 – 2 in cockpit – good

WINCH:  Barient – 2 in cockpit – good

ROLLER FURL:  Hood Seafurl – good

OTHER:  All winches cleaned and greased in 2016

 

Deck Equipment:

ANCHOR:  Rocna 70lb – chain 120ft + 600ft rope

ANCHOR 2:  Bruce35lb – chain 50ft + 400ft rope

ANCHOR 3:  Luke 70lb storm – chain 70ft + 400ft rope

WINDLASS:  Simpson Lawrence manual – cleaned and greased in 2015

DINGHY:  Stearns 2 man inflatable Kayak

NAV LIGHTS:  LED

SPREADER LIGHTS:  LED

DECK LIGHTS: Spreader LED

LIFELINES:  Bare wire

BOW ROLLER:  Yes

COVERS & CURTAINS:  Full storage , Toe rail, plus

DECK MATERIAL:  Fiberglass

 

Mechanical Systems:

PROPELLER: 2 blade bronze

FIRE EXTINGUISHING: Yes – 3

FUEL FILTERS:  Yes

TRANSMISSION:  Yes – ?

SELF STEERING VANE:  Scanmar monitor

BILGE PUMP:  Yes

STEERING TYPE:  Tiller

RAW WATER SEA STRAINER:  Yes

HOUSE FANS:  Yes

FUEL SHUT OFF:  No

FRESH WATER COOLING SYSTEM:  Yes

 

Safety Equipment:

LIFEJACKETS:  4

LIFE RINGS:  1

EPIRB:  ACR

STROBE:  Yes – 1

JACKLINES:  Yes – 2

HARNESSES:  Yes – 3

FLARES:  Yes

 

Covers & Cushions:

DODGER:  Yes

WHEEL/TILLER COVER:  Yes

BIMINI: Full with clear side curtains

HATCHES:  Yes

COCKPIT CUSHIONS:  Yes – new in 2015

FULL WINTER COVERS:  Yes – custom

MAINSAIL:  Yes –  but marginal

GENOA: 150% in bag

TRISAIL:  Yes in bag

 

Excluded items:

Paddleboard & paddle, Art work, personal effects

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.

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