37' Tartan 1986



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37' Tartan 1986 Sagacious


     "When considering buying an older boat, one axiom should be held sacred: Buy a good, capable boat, one that’s proven and reliable. The Tartan 37 is one vessel that more than fits the bill." ~ Mark Schrader for Cruising World

     Sagacious, is a beautiful example of this classic cruising yacht. Well maintained, indoor stored, lovingly maintained this Tartan 37 is in above average shape for her age and build quality. Ready to cruise this season, this yacht is ready to sail.






Cruise Speed:


Max Speed:


Range NMI:



11' 9"

Engine Details:

Westerbeke Universal 5432

Engine 1:

1986 2678.00 HRS 32.00 HP

Engine 2:

1986 2678.00 HRS 32.00 HP

Engine Fuel:

Inboard Diesel

Fuel Capacity:

52 GAL

Water Capacity:

45 GAL


     The hull and deck of Sagacious is fiberglass reinforced plastic (GRP). It is balsa cored with marine plywood reinforcements. The decks are white gel coat with buff nonskid and dark green Awlgrip topside. Other features include:

  • Single bow roller 
  • (2) Aluminium bow chocks
  • (2) Aluminium cleats on bow
  • Stainless-steel bow pulpit
  • Bright teak toe rails port and starboard
  • Chain and rode deck-pipe
  • Stainless steel stanchions with gates port and starboard
  • Plastic coated stainless steel wire lifelines
  • Aluminium tracks on toe rails port and starboard midship
  • Midship cleats on toe rail track port and starboard
  • Aluminium genoa tracks inboard of toe rails port and starboard 
  • (2) Aluminium cleats on transom
  • Stainless steel pushpits port and starboard
  • Folding stainless steel swim ladder with bright teak treads
  • Motor pad on pushpit

     On Coachroof

  • Forward opening deck hatch over forward cabin
  • (4) Molded dorade boxes with bright teak caps
  • (1) Solar vent
  • (4) Bright teak hand rails: (2) to port and (2) to starboard
  • (2) Triple line deck organizers
  • (1) Single deck organizer
  • (2) Chrome cowlings
  • Small deck hatch aft opening over salon
  • Traveler over turtle
  • Stainless steel frame for dodger
  • (2) Triple rope clutches: (1) port and (1) starboard of companionway 
  • (2) Barient 18 winches: (1) port and (1) starboard of companionway 
  • (1) Barient self-tailing winch port of companionway
  • (2) Aluminium cleats

  • Bulkhead mounted electronics (see electronics)
  • (2) Self-tailing primary winches on molded cockpit coaming
  • (2) Aluminium cleats on top of molded cockpit coaming
  • Aluminium cleat mounted outboard on cockpit coaming
  • Shore-power hookup outboard on coaming to port
  • Stainless steel bimini frame
  • Bright teak port,starboard and aft seating tops
  • Fitted cockpit cushions (see soft goods)
  • Winch handle pockets port and starboard
  • Courtesy lighting below seating
  • Engine controls
  • Fuel gauge
  • Oil pressure gauge
  • VHF mic to port (see electronics)
  • Edson binnacle
  • Bright teak cup holder and cockpit table on binnacle
  • Small electronics pod on binnacle to port
  • Large electronics pod attached to the top of the binnacle
  • Builtin compass
  • Bright teak grate on sole behind helm
  • (2) speakers
  • High volume manual bilge pump 

     The mast is painted aluminum with a integral sail track and single tapered airfoil spreaders. It has stainless steel wire standing rigging, and all running rigging is braided Dacron XLS. It has a hood furling head stay and the boom is rigged for slab reefing. 

  • Halsey mainsail ~ good overall shape
  • Halsey genoa ~ good overall shape
  • Tan Sunbrella dodger
  • Tan Sunbrella bimini
  • Tan Sunbrella sail cover
  • Tan Sunbrella fitted cockpit cushion

     Navigation station:

  • Xantrex battery monitor 
  • Radio/CD receiver 
  • Standard Horizon marine VHF
  • TV 


  • Garmin GPSmap 4217 
  • Raymarine Autopilot ST4000
  • Standard Horizon marine VHF Mic
  • Navman Wind 3100 
  • Datamarine depth 
  • Datamarine speed/log

     AC System:

  • 120 Volt AC load center with main breaker and (3) dedicated breakers
  • 110 Volt shore power
  • 30 amp plug in the cockpit

     DC System:

  • (3) BreakerBlue Sea System 12 volt DC distribution panel at nav station
  • 12 Volt electric panel with (14) dedicated breakers, bilge pump toggle and volt/amp meters
  • (4) 6-volt AGM batteries, the system is monitored by a
  • Xantrex Link 20 battery monitor
  • Balmar engine alternator
  • 25-Watt solar panel

     As you step down into Sagacious there is the Navigation station directly to port. Behind the navigation station is the quarter-berth. The Navigation stations seat converts to create a large single berth. Under the berth is easy access to the batteries. Also featured:

     Quarter Berth:

  • Access panel to the engine compartment inboard
  • Opening port light into the cockpit
  • Teak  hanging rack
  • Dome lighting shared with navigation station

     Navigation Station:

  • Speakers overhead and aft
  • Opening port light above
  • Bright teak hand rail
  • TV
  • Suite of electronics (see electronics)
  • Electric panels (see electric panels)
  •  Carbon monoxide alarm
  • Smoke alarm
  • Top loading chart table
  • (3) Drawer storage below chart table

     The salon is just forward of the galley and navigation station. It features settees to both port and starboard sides with storage outboard. In the center is a large fold down table that leafs out for dining for 5. The port settee pulls out into a double berth while the table is up. Also featured in the salon:

  • Overhead deck hatch
  • Dorade vents overhead
  • (3) Opening port lights
  • Sconce lighting
  • (4) Dome lights under the sofitts: (2) port and (2) starboard
  • Weems and Plath Clock 
  • Weems and Plath barometer 
  • Glass and Bottle storage behind table
  • Handrail above settee to starboard
  • 110 Volt outlet
  • Courtesy lighting 
  • Hanging locker with louvered door 

     The head is just forward of the salon to port. The head features a teak grate floor with a hot/cold pressure shower, a stainless steel sink and a electric head. Also featured:

  • Access door from salon and forward cabin
  • Track for shower curtain
  • Opening port light
  • Teak hand rail
  • (2) Domelights
  • Towel hook
  • 110 outdoor outlet

     The V-berth located in the bow has storage outboard on both port and starboard side, with a large opening hatch over head with (2) opening port lights. Also featured:

  • Locker and drawer storage aft of bunk
  • Access to chain locker forward above bunk
  • Single seat in notch of v-berth
  • Cushion for seat doubles as infill for v-berth
  • (2) Reading lights
  • Courtesy lighting

     The galley area is a well laid out usable space with a traditional U-shape work area located starboard of the companionway steps. Highlighting this area: 

  • Opening port light
  • Bright teak handrail
  • (2) Dome lights under soffit
  • 110 Volt outlets
  • Builtin teak paper towel rack
  • Builtin teak spice rack
  • Plate storage bins 
  • Force-10 propane stove
  • Icebox
  • Double basin stainless steel sink
  • Dual lever pressurized hot/cold fresh water mixer head

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