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1987 Cabo Rico 38

  • 38 ft
  • Cutter
  • Palmetto, FL, US

Yacht price



Owner Anxious / Will Consider Any Reasonable Offer !!!

Over Yonder is a well maintained 1987 Cabo Rico 38 Cutter Aft Cockpit cruiser with a full keel and protected rudder.  This Cabo Rico 38 is well known for her fine craftsmanship and blue water sailing capabilities.  She was repowered in 2017 with a new Yanmar 57hp engine, and her Raymarine electronics include radar, depth, wind, auto pilot, GPS, AIS, EPIRB, VHF, and two West Marine back up handhelds for additional safety.  If you plan to cruise the Florida Keys and the Bahamas, or if you prefer long distance blue water sailing, Over Yonder is a safe and well built vessel at a reasonable price.  She has numerous upgrades and updates listed below.  Call, text, or email to make arrangements to get on board for you own personal inspection.

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.(8620385)


Basic Information

Cabo Rico
Palmetto, FL, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
Over Yonder
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Dimensions & Weight

38 ft - 11.58 meter
38 ft - 11.58 meter
11 ft 6 in - 3.51 meter
Draft - max:
5 ft 5 in - 1.65 meter
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Fuel Type:
57 (Individual), 57 (combined)
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Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
45 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
125 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
25 gallons - 1 tank(s)


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1987 Cabo Rico 38 Aft Cockpit / Modified Full Keel Type

1987 Cabo Rico 38, aft cockpit, cutter rigged, modified full keel type

Design/Construction • Classic vessel designed for safe, comfortable blue-water passages
   â--¦ Capsize screening formula is 1.67 (https://sailboatdata.com/sailboat/cabo-rico-38)
   â--¦ Comfort ratio is 39.37 (https://sailboatdata.com/sailboat/cabo-rico-38)
• Conventionally molded fiberglass construction
• End-grain sandwich in the hull and end-grain balsa sandwich in areas of the deck
• Internally-ballasted modified keel with attached rudder and cutaway forefoot
• Main hull stiffness provided by full and partial bulkheads, floors, and affixed interior joinery
• Joinery faced with solid teak staving and trim throughout
• Cabin sole sheathed in teak
• Locker doors louvered for ventilation
• Overhead covered in vinyl
• Hull-to-deck joint consists of reverse flange in hull with overlapping deck, thru-bolted and covered over in teak caprail.

1987 Cabo Rico 38 Aft Cockpit / Deck Arrangements

Deck Arrangement (from bow aft):

  • Teak bowsprit with 2 stainless steel anchor roller assemblies and wear plates
  • Stainless steel bow railing
  • Manual ABI windlass
  • Chain locker in foredeck with teak grate type cover
  • Raised bulwarks around side decks with teak caprails, mooring cleats and integral fairleads
  • Roller-furling headsails
  • Sail tracks outboard
  • Tides Marine sail track (new in 2021)
  • Stainless steel stanchions with port/starboard gates and double stainless steel lifelines (new in 2018)
  • Raised cabin trunk with 3 egress/ventilation hatches
  • 2 Dorade vents
  • Stainless steel opening portlights

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  PortVisorâ„¢ porthole rainshields installed on all portlights

  • Teak handrails and details (treated in 2021 with Semco Honeytone)
  • Stainless steel safety rails (i.e., granny bars) port and starboard of mast
  • Doyle Sails cradle cover (essentially a StackPack, also made by Doyle Sails) (new in 2021)
  • Mainsheet traveler mounted over companionway
  • Numerous recent halyard and control line replacements (2021)
  • Sliding companionway hatch with sea hood
  • Self-draining aft cockpit with teak sheathing on sole
  • Edson steering pedestal with instrumentation pod
  • Large cockpit locker
  • LPG locker
  • Self-tailing primary winches
  • Lazarette locker in aft deck
  • Custom stainless steel arch with davit system and mounts for solar array and radar antenna (2015)
  • Folding stainless steel boarding ladder on transom
  • Bimini top and dodger (with connector) on stainless steel frames
  • Closed-cell cockpit cushions
  • Full cockpit Eisenglass enclosure

1987 Cabo Rico 38 Aft Cockpit / Accommodations

Accommodations (from bow aft)

  • Forward stateroom in forepeak with V-berth, hanging locker and storage compartments

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Double size berth with Handcraft custom mattress

  • Forward passage with enclosed head compartment to starboard
  • Main salon with dinette/table to starboard, settee to port, and multiple storage compartments
  • U-shaped galley to port, nav station with folding chart table and quarterberth to starboard
  • Access to aux engine is door with companionway steps, and additional access through cockpit locker

1987 Cabo Rico 38 Aft Cockpit / Yanmar 57 HP Engine

Auxiliary Propulsion System

  • Yanmar 57 HP naturally-aspirated common-rail diesel with Kanzaki reverse/reduction gear (new in 2018)

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Engine model: 4JH57

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Engine serial: E13254

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Hours: 605

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Gear model: KM35A2

  • Controls on Edson pedestal with Teleflex type control cables
  • Yanmar gauge panel in cockpit coaming, including tach, temp, oil pressure, and indicator lights (new in 2018)
  • 125 amp alternator, conventionally regulated (new in 2018)
  • 12 VDC starting system
  • Fresh water cooled via heat exchanger
  • Natural/venturi ventilation of engine compartment
  • 4-point engine mounting with mounts secured to fiberglass-encapsulated blocking affixed to hull

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Installation included modifying engine foundations and constructing custom brackets

  • Replaced seacock/thru hull, sea strainer and hoses (new in 2018)
  • Vetus siphon break on raw water cooling (new in 2018)
  • Remote oil filter (new in 2018)
  • Michigan Wheel 3-blade bronze propeller, approx. 18" diameter (new in 2018)
  • 1-1⁄4 " stainless steel shaft (new in 2018)
  • PSS bellows-type dripless shaft seal (new in 2018)
  • Split-hub type coupler (new in 2018)
  • Bronze stern tube hosing cutless bearing (new in 2018)
  • Spare impellers, belts, and fuel filters

1987 Cabo Rico 38 Aft Cockpit / Exhaust and Fuel Systems

Exhaust System and Ventilation

  • Closed fresh water engine cooling system, thermostatically controlled with heat exchanger
  • Exhaust mix elbow connected with reinforced exhaust hose to composite waterlift canister
  • Exhaust hose connects waterlift to exhaust discharge in hull


Fuel System

  • 45 gallon fiberglass tank mounted in bilge below cabin sole
  • Fuel system plumbed with USCG Type A1 hose to Racor 500Max primary fuel filter in forward engine compartment (new in 2018)
  • Fuel hose connects primary filter to engine mounted lifter pump and secondary fuel filter (new in 2018)

1987 Cabo Rico 38 Aft Cockpit / Solar and Steering Systems


  • Two Kyocera KD140SK 140 watt solar panels mounted on arch
  • MPPT type regulator below cockpit sole
  • Fuse in engine compartment
  • Blue Sky digital display at nav station in salon

Steering System and Rudder

  • Edson steering pedestal with stainless steel wire rope to bronze quadrant
  • Linear autopilot drive motor mounted on shelf adjacent to quadrant
  • Rudder stock machined for emergency tiller (included)
  • Fiberglass molded rudder with stainless steel stock
  • Rudder supported with shoe at lower end of keel
  • Top end of rudder stock supported by nitrile bearing mounted below cockpit sole
  • Conventional bronze gland mounted inside hull

1987 Cabo Rico 38 Aft Cockpit / Mast, Rigging, Chainplates, Etc.

Mast, Rigging, Chainplates, Stanchions and Lifelines

  • Mast is anodized aluminum spar section, with internal halyards and single set of aluminum spreaders

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Mast is stepped in collar secured to reinforced area of cabin sole

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Aluminum collar fitted at deck level

  • Boom is aluminum
  • Tides Marine sail track (new in 2021)
  • Standing rigging is 1x19 stainless steel wire with formed swage fittings and open barrel turnbuckles (2013)
  • Whisker stays are 1x19 stainless steel wire with swage fittings
  • Bob stay is 1x19 stainless steel wire
  • Chainplates are stainless steel externally thru-bolted into hull sides
  • Main and genoa halyards are low-stretch rope type
  • Forespar whisker pole mounted on mast
  • Multipart mainsheet is secured to traveler over companionway
  • Various turning blocks, organizer, and cam cleats lead control lines aft to winch forward of cockpit
  • Stainless steel stanchions with gates port & starboard and double stainless steel lifelines (new in 2018)

1987 Cabo Rico 38 Aft Cockpit / Tankage and Water Systems

Water/Holding Tankage

  • 171 gallons fresh water

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  114-gallon fiberglass tank under V-berth

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  57-gallon fiberglass tank under salon sole

  • 25 gallon fiberglass holding tank under forward passageway sole
  • Toilet flushes directly to holding tank
  • Y-valve controls evacuation of holding tank to deck fitting (for shore-side evacuation) or overboard (where legally permissible)


Potable Water System & Water Heater

  • Shurflo Blaster 12 VDC potable water demand pump mounted below quarter berth, plumbed to various fixtures with reinforced vinyl hose
  • Sealand 6-gallon stainless steel water heater mounted below galley sink operates from engine coolant or 120 VAC shore power
  • Under-sink water filtration system
  • In-cockpit wand-type hold/cold shower

1987 Cabo Rico 38 Aft Cockpit / Bilge Pumps, Heads, Thru Hulls

Bilge Pumps and Other Pumps

  • Primary electric bilge pump is Rule 2000 GPH with Ultra electronic switch below engine and 3-position switch in salon
  • Secondary electric bilge pump is Pentair Shurflo 2000 GPH with Water Witch electronic switch (both new in 2021) under cabin sole and 3-position switch in salon
  • Henderson hand bilge pump located in cockpit is operable from helm position
  • Rule 800 12 VDC grey water pump mounted in shower sump connected to switch
  • March 120 VAC seawater pump below V-berth provides cooling for for air conditioning unit


Head Area

  • Fully enclosed head compartment with sink, toilet, and wand-type shower
  • Manual Raritan PF2 toilet plumbed directly to vented fiberglass holding tank


Thru-Hulls and Seacocks

  • Bronze seacocks or ball valves fitted at each below-waterline penetration
  • Bronze seawater strainer fitted for engine intake

1987 Cabo Rico 38 Aft Cockpit / Galley and Climate Control

Galley Equipment & LPG

  • Gimbaled 2-burner Tasco LPG stove/oven
  • Top-loading icebox with Adler-Barbour evaporator powered by 12 VDC compressor on shelf in cockpit locker
  • Double basin stainless steel sink with pressure water and hand pump
  • LPG locker fitted below helm seat contains 2 alloy LPG tanks, regulator, and electric solenoid controlled from galley

Climate Control

  • Mermaid M-16CHP 16,500 BTU self-contained reverse cycle unit mounted inside locker at nav station (2011)
  • Plumbed to March 120 VAC seawater pump in V-berth

1987 Cabo Rico 38 Aft Cockpit / Electronics and Navigation

Electronics & Navigation Instruments

  • Raymarine e97 hybrid-touch multifunction display at steering pedestal complete with radar, depth, and wind functions (2015)
  • Raymarine 24" 4 KW closed array radar on arch (2015)
  • Raymarine i70 multifunction display with masthead transducer (2015)
  • Depth transducer connected to e97 through Raymarine ITC 5 module
  • Autopilot (2015)

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Raymarine EV 200 model

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  ACU 2000 course computer

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  p70 control head

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Linear drive motor secured to shelf adjacent to quadrant

  • Raymarine AIS 700 receives other-ship data and transmits own-ship data (new in 2018)
  • Ritchie Powerdamp compass on helm pedestal
  • ACR 406 type EPIRB in ditch bag (new in 2018)
  • West Marine VHF 580 radio in cockpit coaming with masthead antenna (new in 2018)
  • 2 backup West Marine handhelds (one for normal use, one in ditch bag, new in 2018)


Navigation and Other Lighting

  • LED type navigation lights
  • Combination side light fixture mounted on bow railing
  • Tricolor and anchor light affixed at masthead
  • LED type spreader lights
  • Handheld spot light included in starboard salon shelf
  • Interior lighting consists of LED 12 VDC overhead and spot/reading fixtures

1987 Cabo Rico 38 Aft Cockpit / Electrical Systems

12 VDC Electric System

  • Two battery banks below quarterberth provide for ship's service and engine starting

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Ship's service bank consists of 6 Deka Promaster 6 VDC deep cycle lead acid batteries (new in 2021) in series/parallel connected through double pole battery switch below galley counter

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Engine starting bank consists of Interstate GRP 31 sealed lead acid battery (new in 2018) connected through single pole switch

  • Blue Sea SI-ACR battery combiner mounted in engine compartment
  • Various breakers, fuses, and other over-current protection devices fitted in battery compartment and engine compartment
  • Main panelboard mounted near nav station contains battery test circuit, ammeter, and breakers on branch circuits


120 VAC Electric System

  • Single 120 VAC 30 amp shore power circuit
  • Shore inlet fitting mounted in port cockpit coaming
  • 120 VAC panelboard near nav station contains polarity light, line volt and ammeters, multi-pole main breaker, and single pole breakers for branch circuits
  • GFCI receptacles installed in wet locations
  • Magnum Energy ME2012 2000 watt charger/inverter mounted in cockpit locker (2015)

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  12 VDC breaker at connection to source of power in engine compartment

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Display/controller at nav station in salon

1987 Cabo Rico 38 Aft Cockpit / Sails, Canvas, and Winches

Sails and Canvas

  • Air Force mainsail, fully battened, fitted with double reef points and lazy jacks (2008)
  • Doyle Sales mainsail cradle cover (new in 2021)
  • Genoa fitted to Harken furler system
  • Staysail fitted to Pro-Furl system (both in 2015)
  • Bimini top and dodger (with connector) on stainless steel frames
  • Closed-cell cockpit cushions
  • Full cockpit Eisenglass enclosure



  • 2 Barient No. 23 self-tailing primary winches
  • 1 Lewmar No. 12 halyard/control line winch fwd of cockpit
  • 2 Barient No. 12 halyard winches on mast
  • 1 Barient No. 10 reefing winch on mast
  • Multi-part mainsheet on traveler
  • Various blocks, organizers, and sheet stoppers mounted on cabin top

1987 Cabo Rico 38 Aft Cockpit / Windlass, Ground Tackle, Mooring Lines

Windlass / Ground Tackle / Mooring Lines

  • ABI manual windlass on foredeck
  • CQR 45 lb. primary anchor suspended in anchor roller

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  300' galvanized chain (new in 2021) stowed in foredeck under-deck chain locker

  • Bruce 20 kg secondary anchor in anchor roller

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  100' galvanized chain and 200' nylon rode in foredeck on-deck chain locker

  • Disassembled 45 lb Mantus anchor stored in aft lazarette
  • Disassembled 65 lb Mantus storm anchor stored in aft lazarette
  • Six mooring cleats with fairleads
  • Multiple braided nylon dock lines
  • Fender board and multiple fenders

1987 Cabo Rico 38 Aft Cockpit / Tender and Motors


  • 10 HP Honda BF9.9D 4-stroke outboard motor on port stern railing

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Serial number: BABJ-1802856

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Forespar Nova Lift installed to raise/lower 10 HP outboard (new in 2018)

  • 4 HP Tohatsu MFS4DD 4-stroke outboard motor on starboard stern railing (new in 2021)

â--¦Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Serial number: 030082BX

1987 Cabo Rico 38 Aft Cockpit / Safety and Accessory Equipment

Safety Equipment

  • Viking 4UKL liferaft on stern railing, current inspection (new in 2021)
  • Lifesling on stern railing (new in 2018)
  • Life ring on stern railing (new in to21)
  • 4 dry chemical type hand portable fire extinguishers mounted throughout length of boat (new in 2108)
  • ACR 406 type EPIRB in ditch bag (new in 2018)
  • Spare handheld VHF in ditch bag (new in 2018)


Accessory Equipment

  • Spare fuel filters, belts and impellers for auxiliary engine
  • Multiple boat hooks
  • Multiple 12 VDC Caframo fans
  • 4 6-gallon blue potable water containers on deck
  • 3 6-gallon yellow diesel containers on deck
  • 1 6-gallon red gasoline container on deck
  • Multiple spare (used) halyards
  • Multiple spare (used) docking lines
  • Multiple spare (used) general-purpose lines
  • Multiple spare (used) fenders

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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