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1988 Irwin 38 Mk II Center Cockpit

Groton, Connecticut, United States


This boat has both experience and room!  Sweet Liberty has been down the ICW and fitted out for a trip to the Caribbean.  Ideal boat to take you on your adventures with home like living.  Stable and safe sailing vessel as well.  Please see photos to see the value of this cruising vessel.  FULL ENCLOSURE; 2014 AND 2015 RAYMARINE ELECTRONICS; DINGHY DAVITS and more.....



This listing is courtesy of the BoatWizard MLS and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $57,000
Boat Name: Sweet Liberty
Make: Irwin
Model: 38 Mk II Center Cockpit
Year: 1988
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: XYM38531B888
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 38 ft
Length Overall: 40 ft
Waterline Length: 32.5 ft
Beam: 12.25 ft
Min Draft: 4.5 ft
Bridge Clearance: 54 ft
Dry Weight: 20,000 lb
Ballast: 7,000 lb
Double Berths: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Rope Cutter: true
  • Model: 4JHE
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 44hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Folding
  • Year: 1988


Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 60 gal
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity: 140 gal
Holding Tank Count: 2
Holding Tank Capacity: 25 gal


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Center Cockpit, Cruisers

  • Guest Quarters are Forward with Large V-Berth and Filler.  
  • Guest and Day Head are Forward
  • Coming Down the Companionway You Enter the Very Inviting Salon Area
  • To Stbd is a Dining Area and Sofa
  • To Port is a Settee Opposite the Dining Area
  • Further Aft to Port is the Galley
  • To Stbd is the Nav Station and Entrance to the Owners Stateroom
  • The Owners Berth is an In Line Queen with 8" Custom Folding Mattress
  • There is New Foam on all V-Berth, Salon and Cockpit Cushions
  • The Boat is Heated with an Espar Diesel Heater
  • King Air Marine AC Model D19 Reverse Cycle Heat and AC
  • Mosquito Netting All Hatches
  • Magma Propane Grill on the Stern Rail
Hull, Deck and Sails
  • Fully Battened Mainsail with Dutchman Sail Flaking System
  • 150% Headsail with Profurl Single Line Furling
  • Delta 45# Anchor with (new 2017) 200' 3/8" Chain (Main)
  • CQR 35# with 10' 3/8" Chain and 150' 3 Strand Line (Secondary)
  • Lofrans Windlass with Foot Switches on Foredeck, Up/Down Switch at Helm
  • Anchor Washdown Hose
  • Edison Dinghy Davits
  • All Halyards and Topping Lift Rigged Internally (no Halyard Slapping)
  • Full Custom Cockpit Enclosure
  • Non-Skid Painted Entire Deck
  • Vessel Fitted with Insulated Backstay for SSB Installation
  • (2) Barient 27's ST 2 Speed  Winches
  • (1) Barient 17 ST Single Speed
  • (1) Vitesse 42 2 Speed
  • (1) Maxwell Electric For Jib Furling
Galley and Heads
  • Hillerange S/S (3) Burner Stove and Oven
  • Double S/S Sink
  • Hot and Cold Pressure Water Throughout
  • Nature Pure Water Filter for Drinking Water in Galley
  • Refrigerator/Freezer (air and/or water cooled compressor)
  • At Head with Shower and Vanity
  • Forward Guest and Day Head
Electrical and Electronics
  • 4-6v Trojan T125 House Batteries
  • Windbugger Wind Generator with NC25A Charge Controller
  • Raymarine I50 Depth and Speed (2015)
  • Raymarine I60 Wind (2015)
  • Raymarine A75 Chartplotter (2014)
  • Furuno Radar
  • Alpha 2000 Autopilot (below Deck)
  • Uniden Polaris VHF Radio with DSC.
  • Masthead Antenna
  • Cockpit VHF Radio
  • Stereo with Speakers in Salon, Aft Cabin and Cockpit
  • TV Antenna and Booster
  • LED Bulbs in Main Salon
  • Masthead Aqua Signal 40 with LED Bulb
Engine and Drive
  • Yanmar Engine
  • PYI 3 Blade Max Prop
  • Spurs on Prop
  • PSS Dripless Seal
  • Walbro Pump for Fuel Transfer and Polishing
  • Dual Racor Diesel Filter 75/500 Max
Additional Information
  • Live Aboard and Long Distance Cruising are Features on this Yacht

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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