1987 Cabo Rico 38

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Yacht Overview

Make: Cabo Rico

Model: 38

Year: 1987

Length: 38′

Located In: Palmetto, FL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8620385


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.

Full Specs

Boat Name

Over Yonder


LOA: 38
Beam: 11.5 ft
Maximum Draft: 5.42 ft
Displacement: 21,000 lb
Headroom: 6.17 ft


Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine Model: 4JH57
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 57|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (125 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (45 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (25 Gallon)


Number of single berths: 2
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 1

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
   ◦ Capsize screening formula is 1.67 (https://sailboatdata.com/sailboat/cabo-rico-38)
   ◦ 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
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