1980 DE38 Windwalker

I found this DE listed for sale by a Greek Brokerage in Oct 2013. Of particular interest is that it was built with the alternate layout with an aft cabin where the chart table and pilot berth normally are and the chart table is forward at the end of the starboard settee.

Downeaster 38
Name of boat Windwalker
Year of manufacture 1980
Built 1980.
Westerbeke Universal 32hp main engine refurbished 2012, Solar and wind charging, Shore power with domestic outlets, Sleeps 4 in 2 double berths plus 3 in saloon,


Westerbeke Universal 32 H.P engine (Poss. 2nd engine – 1st engine believed to be a Kubota, 2nd/current engine refurbished 2012 – new bearings)
HBV 125 2R gearbox
Three bladed propeller
Southwest Windpower Inc. wind generator
Air X wind generator


12v systems
Charging via wind generator, solar panels and battery charger
350W Vector inverter
20amp Start Power Technologies Corporation battery charger
80W and 50W solar panels
Shore power (Drop voltage from 22oV to 110V (U.S) transformer
4 x Energizer Plus domestic batteries (2 x 91amp, 2 x 125amp) 2012-2013
4 x Energizer Plus engine starter batteries


100ltrs aluminium fuel tank
2 x 200ltrs S/S water tank 400ltrs total

Rig and Sails

White North sails lazy jack mainsail
North Sails roller genoa
Blue, red and white STD spinnaker
Cutter sail (Staysail)

3 x Lewmar mainsail winches
2 x Lewmar genoa sheet winches
2 x Lewmar spinnaker sheet winches
2 x Lewmar halyard winches


Sleeps 4 in 2 cabins plus 3 in saloon
2 x Doubles, plus single and double in saloon
Teak interior joinery
10ltr water heater
Head with shower
2m headroom


Danfoss fridge (Made in Germany)
Forceio cooker
2 x Hobs
S/S sink
Crockery and cutlery
S/S cooking utensils
Pots & pans
Clock and barometer


Lewmar manual windlass
35lb CQR anchor with 40m chain plus rope (Chain gauge 35 x 10)
35lb CQR anchor with 20m chain
Approx. 20lb Danforth anchor with 5m chain plus rope
6 x Fenders
Boat hook
Swimming ladder
Boarding ladder
Winter cover
10ft davits


Ritchie compass
Horizon speed log
Datamarine wind indicator
Garmin GPS Map 76CSX
Autohelm 3000 autopilot
Horizon VHF


2 x Fire extinguishers
Life jackets
Satellite – Personal location beacon 406 EPIRB


10ft (~2.8m) West Marine rib
3.3H.P Mercury outboard engine (2009)
Carried by davits

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