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1990 Holland 38 Flybridge

  • 38 ft
  • Flybridge
  • Bristol, ME, US

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  • 1990 Holland 38 Flybridge
  • 1990 Holland 38 Flybridge
  • 1990 Holland 38 Flybridge
  • 1990 Holland 38 Flybridge
  • 1990 Holland 38 Flybridge
  • 1990 Holland 38 Flybridge
  • 1990 Holland 38 Flybridge
  • 1990 Holland 38 Flybridge
  • 1990 Holland 38 Flybridge
  • 1990 Holland 38 Flybridge



The "SEA LION" This Holland 38 has had loving care from each of her 4 owners over 30 years. All systems and finishes have been maintained to a high standard. The Holland 38's have a great reputation as sea boats and giving a good turn of speed per unit of horse power. This particular Holland 38 was fitted out for longer cruises with extensive storage and detailed joiner work. She has had routine equipment replacements as needed and periodic extensive service work to keep her in top condition. Please check the full specs for details.

By 4/10/20 she will be fully prepped for spring launch including varnish work, bottom paint, and all other maintenance items.


Basic Information

38 Flybridge
Bristol, ME, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
Sea Lion
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Dimensions & Weight

38 ft - 11.58 meter
38 ft - 11.58 meter
12 ft 10 in - 3.91 meter
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Direct Drive
Fuel Type:
375 (Individual), 375 (combined)
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Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
200 gallons - 2 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
200 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
32 gallons - 1 tank(s)


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Measurements- Cruising Speed: 12.75 kn Cruising Speed RPM: 2400 Max Speed: 15.5 kn Max Speed RPM: 2800 LOA: 38 ft LWL: 36 ft 8 in Beam: 12 ft 10 in Displacement: 22000 lb Displacement Type: Full Load Fuel Tanks #: 2 Fuel Tanks Capacity: 200 gal Fuel Tanks Material: Aluminum Fresh Water Tanks #: 1 Fresh Water Tanks Capacity: 200 gal Fresh Water Tanks Material: Stainless Steel Holding Tanks #: 1 Holding Tank Capacity: 32 gal Holding Tanks Material: Plastic Number of Heads: 1

Propulsion-Engine #1 Engine Make: Caterpillar Engine Model: 3208TA Primary Engines: Inboard Drive Type: Direct Drive Location: Center Engine Year: 1990 Hours: 2300 Power: 375 hp Propeller Type: 4 Blade Propeller Material: Bronze Rope Cutter: Yes

 Vessel Walk Thru This Holland 38 was finished out with extensive storage and beautifully detailed joiner work ; this accompanied by her abundant natural ventilation and light with one large hatch, two stainless dorades, six opening ports and her wheelhouse surrounded with windows (5 of which are slider with screens) plus the screen salon door and two opening windshield windows makes her a delight to be on board!                                       Finished "Herreshoff Style" with varnished teak trim on off white flat panels with a solid teak and holly sole she provides accommodations for four in a single stateroom galley up configuration. Headroom is 6'-5" both in the salon and below decks and both the V-berths and the salon settee are 7' in length (berths are 36" in width and the settee makes down to a double 48" in width).                                                                                                              Starting forward is the Stateroom with over and under V-Berths. The advantage to this is the berth space can be somewhat wider using the same space, extensive storage below the berths. Forward of the berths is access to the anchor rode locker while above the berths the hull is lined with varnished teak ceiling strips.                                                                             Aft and to port is a bureau with 6 drawers and a drop face locker and shelf atop while to starboard is a huge hanging locker with shelves outboard as well as a shelf atop.                  Next aft to port is the enclosed head featuring an electric W.C., Corian vanity with sink and H&C water and with plenty of storage. Opposite to starboard a a generous shower compartment with seat, draining via a separate sump pump.                                                   Up three steps to the Salon and Galley. The Galley runs along the port side and affords plenty of counter space and storage, single basin sink with H&C water and potable filtered water faucets. Cooking is managed on a Tasco 3 burner propane stove with oven and broiler while chilled foodstuffs are stored in a Norcold 12 volt refrigerator freezer.             The Salon is aft with a 4' bench seat to port with storage under and above and the longer 7' Lshaped settee to starboard that makes into a double when occasion requires again with storage under and above. Additional storage in in a half height bureau aft of the helm station. The offset door aft also has a screen door that slides into place.                             The Helm Station is starboard side with adjacent door, full vessel controls and Navionics, electrical panels etc.                                                                                                                           The full beam Cockpit has room for four deck chairs, two lazarette lockers and side storage cabinets. Easy access to the side decks and a properly sloped teak ladder with wide treads allows equally easy access to the flying bridge. • Sony CD stereo with 2 speakers in the salon • 4 12 volt cabin fans

Electronics-Fully equipped for coastal cruising at both helm station with primary electronics updated in recent years.                                                                                                                     Lower Helm: • Garmin 3210 GPS radar/plotter 2011 • Garmin 4 kw Radome and GMS 10 network expander 2011 • Garmin Bluechart G2 charts • Icom M504 VHF with DSC, hailer and sound signaling • Raymarine 6001 autopilot remote • Data-marine Dart 2490 depth • Golight Stryker searchlight control • Uniden MHS 350 handheld VHF • Ritchie 6" binacle mount magnetic compass • 3 electric windshield wipers • Horn • Sliepner 4 hp Bow thruster controls Upper helm: • Garmin 3210 color radar/GPS/plotter • Auto helm Sea Talk 6000+ autopilot • Auto helm depth • Golight Stryker searchlight control • Ritchie 6" binnacle mount compass • Horn • Sliepner bow thruster control                   

Mechanical- Single Caterpillar 3208-TA turns a 4 blade 26 "X 24" propeller on an Aquamet 2" stainless steel shaft through a Twin Disc 2:1 reduction gear.                                                    At 2400 rpm with 3/4 fuel and water and all owner gear and 5 persons on board a cruise speed of 12.5 kt + was recorded during a Sept. 2018 sea trial at 2400 rpm with fuel consumption of 11-12 GPH. Also recorded was a 10 knot cruise speed at 2000 rpm, the then owner reported an approximate 6 GPH fuel consumption at that speed.

• Kobelt dual lever engine controls • Evolution "pizza wheel" type line cutter on shaft • 2 Racor 900 FH fuel filters • 12 volt engine space lighting • Fireboy automatic engine space fire extinguishing system • Reverso 12 volt oil change pump • Hart Tank Tender for fuel and water tanks • Engine room is heavily insulated (see engine hatch photos) • Wagner hydraulic assist steering • 3 electric bilge pumps • Macerator pump

Electrical - Wired for 12 volt DC and 110 Volt AC service. A 2000 watt Xantrex inverter/charger will handle lighter loads when off the dock.                                                         12 Volt DC: • Distribution panel with breakers • Volt & Amp meters • 3 house/inverter 8D AGM batteries • 1 engine start 8D AGM battery • 140 amp alternator • Ample power battery monitoring system 110 Volt AC: • Distribution panel with breakers • 30 amp shore power connection midships starboard side • 2 50' 30 amp shore power cords • Misc. 50/30 and 30 to 110 amp adapters • 7 outlets throughout the vessel • Isotemp 11 gallon hot water heater (also engine supplied) • Xantrex 2000 watt inverter/50 amp charger

Hull, Deck, and Construction -Fiberglass hull built with Klegecell closed cell foam coring extending down to the engine stringers. Finished with original white gel-coat, Flag Blue Awl gripped boot stripe and blue epoxy anti fouling with no build up.                                     Fiberglass hull & decks with Awl grip finish, solid teak toe rails with cap, brow, handrails and other accent finish, all varnished and kept to a high standard. Teak overlay in cockpit.

• Lofrans horizontal mount 12 volt windlass with chain and rope drums • 35 lb Bruce anchor with 125' of 5/8" chain • 40 lb Danforth with 25' 5/8" chain and 300' 5/8" rode • 35 lb. Fisherman type anchor mounted under cockpit side deck • Saltwater wash down forward • Spray rails from bow to app mid ships • Cockpit and flying bridge biminis with stainless bows • Bronze cleats fore aft and midships • 2 cockpit rod holders • Fresh & salt water wash downs in cockpit • Transom door • Teak swim platform • St. Croix "weaver Davits" for dinghy • Magma propane grill • Textaline windshield cover • Cockpit flood light• 8 fenders and 8 dock lines • Safety package including 12 life jackets, Life sling, flare kit, and 3 fire extinguishers • Swim ladder

Additional Information- Completed in 1990 by master craftsman Jim Foley in Kittery, Maine this Holland 38 was built to a high standard and maintained that way ever since. Her first owner envisioned cruising longer and further afield though all of her use has been on shorter regional 3-5 day cruises or shorter. She has always been a New England Boat, in fact always kept north of Boston and always in inside storage in the off season through four owners. Over the past decade the following equipment/notable maintenance items have been completed:

2017: • Bottom stripped, epoxy barrier coated and re-painted • Cockpit bright work stripped and refinished • Swim platform stripped and re-finished • Hour meters replaced (saved for records) • New Swim ladder • New flying bridge helm seat • New West Marine 310 Rib with double floor and Hypalong tubes with Ding-EZ boarding bar

2016: • Dew Dorade ventilators and new varnished teak Dorade boxes • New head sink 120 volt lights • New Isotemp 11 gallon hot water heater • New automatic bilge pump

2015: • Batteries re-wired from engine to electrical panel and remote control switches added

2014: • Engine starter replaced • New bilge pump • Cutlass bearing replaced and Drive saver added • 4 new 8D AGM batteries • Propeller removed and tuned by Accutech

2013:• Interior upholstery renewed • New Textaline windshield cover

2012: • New Polypropylene holding tank installed and hoses replaced • Removed and re-packed rudder stuffing box • Flying bridge Cushions Reupholstered

2011: • Engine head pulled and over hauled • New raw water pump • New domestic water pump • New Garmin Electronics

2010: • Honda BF2D Outboard added

2009: • New flying bridge and cockpit biminis and covers • New window covers • New flying bridge windshield venturi

2008: • New varnished teak grab rails on house top and cabin beam sides

Default Disclaimer 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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Disclaimer: 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/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.