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1979 Tartan 37

New Bern, North Carolina


The Tartan 37 is a Throughbred offshore cruising design by Sparkman & Stevens, over 450 of these popular cruising yachts have been built. Traditional but roomy layout with good sized forward v-berth and large U-shaped galley with refrigeration.  She offers a shoal draft keel with centerboard.

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Basic Boat Info

Make: Tartan
Model: 37
Year: 1979
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Tartan
Designer: Sparkman & Stevens
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: TAR37161M79F
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 37 ft
Length Overall: 37 ft
Waterline Length: 28'6 ft
Beam: 11'9 ft
Max Draft: 7'9 ft
Min Draft: 4'2 ft
Displacement: 15,500 lb
Cabin Headroom: 6'3 ft
Ballast: 7,500 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Westerbeke
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 40hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 Blade, Bronze
  • Engine Hours: 2700
Cruising Speed: 6 kn
Maximum Speed: 8 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 52 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 90 gal
Water Tank Material: Plastic
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 16 gal
Holding Tank Material: Plastic


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Racers


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Neptune Yacht Sales and Services


Neptune Yacht Sales and Services
302 East Front Street
New Bern, North Carolina, US, 28562


Designed to offer you comfort and performance. Above decks you'll enjoy a comfortable cockpit with high coamings, pedestal steering, easily traveled side decks, raised coach roof, clean bow with anchor well and anchor roller.

Below decks she offers Tartans traditional styling and comfort: private v-berth with true double berth, followed by a head with doors to the salon and forward cabin. A large salon with drop down salon table, convertable port settee and large starboard settee, starboard pilot berth, full galley with a double SS sink, refrigerated icebox and an LP stove/oven. There is a navigation station and a large double quarter berth is on the port side aft.


Starboard side galley with good counter space and lots of storage.

  • Top opening Refrigeration
  • 3 Burner LP stove with oven
  • Hot and Cold Pressure Water
  • Double Stainless steel sink
  • Great storage
  • Garmin GPS 741 chartplotter
  • Depth-sounder
  • Wind instrument
  • VHF
  • 12 V DC panel
  • 120 V AC panel 
  • Two (2) house batteries
  • Battery charger
  • 30amp shore power inlet
  • 30amp shore power cord
  • Water heater
Sails and Rigging
  • Main sail with sail cover
  • Roller furling genoa 
  • Harken roller furler
  • Plow Anchor w/rode and chain
  • Bimini/Dodger
  • Midship traveler
  • Double life lines
  • Dorade vents
  • SS swim ladder
  • Ballast: 7500
  • Disp: 15,500
  • Min Draft 4'2'
  • Max draft 7'9"
  • Beam 11'9"
  • LWL: 29'5"
  • Hull # 161
  • 90 gallon Water
  • 52 gallon fuel tank
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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