Wild Card is a nice example of the popular, easy to sail Hunter 38. The designer described the boat as a "very responsive and maneuverable yacht that would be very forgiving to sail in a breeze, and easy to maneuver in close quarters when docking." He highlighted two performance-related objectives: to minimize the pitching motion and improve boat speed in midrange conditions, and to boost the boat's pointing ability with a low-drag keel and a large rudder that helps generate lift. All these attributes needed to be wrapped into a package that offered exceptional comfort and easy handling and that was suitable for shorthanded sailing and for newcomers who might like to explore.
Shoal Draft 5'
B.R. Rig w/ In-mast furling mainsail
Doyle main sail & genoa
Cockpit bimini, Dodger & side panels
Lewmar folding Wheel
Line cutter on prop shaft
Raymarine ST6001 Autopilot
Raymarine R-C 530 Plotter w/ Radar & 2nd station at Nav Table
G Winter's Sailing Center
8 Reserve Ave.
Riverside, New Jersey 08075
Please contact Brian Winter at (856) 461-3555
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Hull Shape: Monohull
LOA: 38 ft 2 in
Beam: 12 ft 9 in
LWL: 34 ft 6 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 0 in
Displacement: 18342 lbs
Ballast: 6128 lbs
Dry Weight: 18342 lbs
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 1
Manufacturer Provided Description
The new Hunter 38 replaces the popular 386, the last of which rolled out of the Florida plant May 27, 2004 following a highly successful seven year run. Hunter's famed designer and racer Glenn Henderson returned to the drawing board with one focus in mind. "Our goal was to design a boat that was an exceptionally comfortable cruiser, yet offered outstanding performance and easy handling," said Henderson. "Our new 38 has met -- and exceeds -- expectations." The 38 is Hunter's largest mid-size cruiser in its fleet. While Hunter is quick to acknowledge that the market is competitive in this class, the company believes it is a powerful niche and is confident its new boat will make waves due to its many innovations. In addition, the appearance of the boat itself offers an optional departure featuring red stripes, a red Hunter logo and linen bimini top.
Working Sail Area : 840.66 sq ft
Anchor Well for Rode and Chain
Anchor Rollers ? Dual Offset
Balanced Spade Rudder
(6) Stainless Steel Bow, Stern and Spring Cleats
Bronze Seacocks w/Thru-Hulls Below Waterline
Balsa-Cored Hull Sides, Solid FRP Bottom and Structural Grid Reinforcement
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.