Northern Bay – 38 Sportfish

Florida, United States

This 38 Northern Bay Downeast keel boat was built by Clark Island Boatworks one of the premier boat builders in the industry. The owner has her set up for recreational fishing and cruising. She is the perfect vessel for extended trips into the islands or just cruising your local waters. She has a very economical cruise and eats up the choppy waters. She will sleep up to 6 passengers and provide comfort and enjoyment for all.

Basic Boat Info

Northern Bay
Boat Hull ID
Has Hull ID


38.17 ft
Length Overall
38.17 ft
13.33 ft
Cabins Count

Engines / Speed

Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make : Caterpillar
  • Model : C-9
  • Fuel : Diesel
  • Engine Power : 503 hp
  • Type : Inboard
Total Engine Power
503 hp


Fuel Tanks
Fuel Tank Capacity
660 gal
Water Tanks
Water Tank Capacity
160 gal
Holding Tank Count
Holding Tank Capacity
25 gal


Heads Count
Boat Class
Downeast, Lobster Boat, Saltwater Fishing

Additional Info

Vessel Walkthrough


The hull is hand laid FRP exterior laminate with a NIDACORE system.

There are three bulkheads and four FRP encased stringers.

Decks are hand laid glass strand molded with NAUTEX coring material

Stability through the water is achieved by having the keel run 2/3's the length of the boat

Her drive shaft and propeller is protected by the keel.

The rudder is double posted through the hull on top and on the keel at the bottom

Main Salon:

  • Spacious main cabin with a large custom sliding door
  • Galley runs the entire port side.
  • Spacious settee that converts to double berth
  • Fully instrumented helm station with large helm seat
  • Sliding HELM door
  • 1600btu Reverse air
  • BOMAR hatch above the helm station
  • Sliding windows
  • Centerline forward window opens
  • LED lighting through-out
  • LED courtesy lighting


  • Spacious galley
  • Large composite countertop
  • Ample storage
  • Air and natural light from port lights and BOMAR hatch.
  • Microwave
  • Side by side Refrigerator / Freezer
  • ISOTHERM Icemaker

Master Stateroom:

  • Large island master berth.
  • Natural light and air pass through opening port lights
  • Large overhead BOMAR escape hatch.
  • Air Conditioner is 9,000btu reverse air conditioning
  • Teak and Holly cabin sole throughout
  • Wood hanging locker
  • Wood storage drawers.
  • Flat screen T.V.

Guest Stateroom:

  • Port Side
  • Ample Storage
  • TV


  • Swim platform and starboard side transom door.
  • Starboard side cockpit helm station with a storage locker below.
  • Tender storage on cabin-top is accomplished via a 2,000lb winch and davit.
  • SIMRAD helm steering lever
  • SIMRAD autopilot
  • VETUS Bow thruster
  • Outdoor shower
  • Saltwater wash-down
  • 3- Underwater transom lights
  • BOMAR deck hatch access
  • 2- 8" Retracting and 1-12" cleat on each side of vessel
  • SEAFROST below deck centerline refrigerated fish hold
  • (2) Large port and starboard below deck fish holds
  • LED Cockpit courtesy lights

Electronics and Helm:

  • 18" Dynex flat screen with DVDplayer in the forward stateroom
  • 3 Televisions 1- 34" in a retractable in countertop near the chart desk,
  • Speakers throughout the boat ,Two in salon, Two in v-berth, two in the cockpit and two on the flybridge.
  • FUSION Stereo MS-IP600 with remote station on fly bridge
  • 4'' RITCHIE Compasses
  • Simrad AP24 autopilot controllers, main helm and fly bridge
  • Simrad NSS 10 MFD GPS
  • FURUNO 18mile Radar
  • Two (2) ICOM model IC-M304 VHF radios, one in the main helm station. One in the second station
    • 16” FURUNO NAVNet MFDs at the main helm station
    • 19” FURUNO NavNet MFD on the Upper Station
  • KVH TRACVISION M3 Satellite system with DIRECT TV box

Engine Details and Mechanical Equipment:

  • Catapillar 503 HP @ 2500 RPM 1700hrs 6 cylinder turbocharged diesel engine with aftercooler.
  • Insulated 10"dia wet exhaust
  • MORSE Clutches
  • VETUS (Model165) Bow-thruster
  • BENNETT Trim tabs
  • Fuel polisher system
  • REVERSO oil transfers system
  • RACOR Dual Turbo 500 fuel/separator system
  • SOUND DOWN Covered foam insulation
  • TRANSMISSION: Twin Disc MG-502 5A, Ratio 2:1
  • 2-1/4'' stainless steel propeller shaft
  • Dripless packing gland
  • NORTHERN LIGHTS 9 KW generator with sound enclosure and AQUA LIFT exhaust
  • 3 JOHNSON 2200gph Bilge pumps
  • Fixed Fire fighting system
  • Shore-power 50 Amp MARINECO 50' cord
  • Circuit load monitors on electrical panel
  • XANTRAX Marine 110V inverter/ battery charger
  • FREEDOM SW3000
  • Engine mounted PRESTOLITE 160AMP alternator
  • Two (2) 8D AGM 410 Ah battery, and a separate 12V Group 27 AGM
  • Cockpit Throttle Controls

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.


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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