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1962 Rhodes 38

Stonington, Connecticut



Basic Boat Info

Price: $91,000
Make: Rhodes
Model: 38
Year: 1962
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Wood
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 38 ft


Boat Class: Cruisers


Robert Rodgers
Rodgers Yacht Sales LLC


Rodgers Yacht Sales LLC
PO Box 182 West Mystic CT 06388 70 Essex St. Mystic Shipyard
Mystic, Connecticut, US, 06355


EVANGELINE was built by the famed Cheoy Lee yard in 1962 when they were celebrated for their masterful construction with what arenow precious materials.  She is Carvel planked with flawless teak over steam-bent ipol frames,  Fastenings are all  Everdur Bronze screws. The keel and backbone structure are of Yacal.  A new transom assembly was built in 2010.

The main deck is built of fiberglass-over-plywood and was re-newed in 2007.  the  cabin cabin top was replaced in similar manner in 2012.

The cabin trunk, coamings, and exterior trim  are all of varnished teak, maintained to top standards. The 9'x6' self-bailing cockpit has 4 drains, teak seats which were new in 2012 , coaming that rakes outboard to form a backrest, and a bridge deck that provides security offshore. There are stowage compartments beneath the cockpit seats.

Topsides are painted white, boot top red and deck is sand-toned non-skid . Pedestal steering is  Edson "Destroyer" wheel.  The propane locker is installed in the cockpit.



  1. Betamarine Diesel, 37.5 hp , 4 cylinder fresh-water-cooled installed new in 2007 
  2. 650 hours as of July, 2016
  3. . Racor fuel-filter system.
  4. Variprop feathering right hand propeller.
  5. New shaft and dripless shaft seal,.
  6. Approx. 5.5 kn. cruise, 6.5 kn max.
  7. 37 gal aluminum main fuel new in 2014
  8. 14 gal reserve fuel
  9. Monel water tanks with Tank Tender gauge system for both
  10. 1 gal graywater sump with Rule pump for domestic basin and shower in head and galley sink
  11. Raritan manual heads with 20 gal stainless sanitation tank with hoses new in 2016.



  1. 12V DC and 110 AC system
  2. Three 12 V batteries (dedicated engine battery).
  3. 110- amp engine-driven alternator with 3-stage regulator
  4. 2 house batteries
  5. AC/DC circuit-breaker panels
  6. polarity indicator
  7. Guest master switch for house bank and engine battery
  8. Ample Power bank manager
  9. Battery-condition indicator
  10. Ccopper grounding strap
  11. Shore-power and cord

There are spacious accommodations for four people. Headroom is  6'4". Stowage and rope locker are right forward of  the V-berth, which is a large double berth. There is stowage beneath the berths and shelves outboard. An enclosed head is aft to port with basin, lockers, medicine cabinet, and shower with grating. Large hanging lockers with drawers are opposite to starboard.

Next aft is the main cabin with settee/berths port and starboard with stowage lockers and shelves outboard and large gimbaled drop-leaf dining table (with bins in center section) between. There is a  Luke soapstone fireplace on forward port bulkhead.

The galley, aft, features a gimballed Heritage 3-burner stainless propane stove (tank locker abaft cockpit) with oven, ample stowage bins to port, stainless sink with pressurized faucet as well as  hand-pumped fresh and salt water, and large stainless ice chest with 2002 Sea Frost icebox and polyurethane-foam-lined freezer box. . Hot and cold running water (10-gal hot-water tank) and shower in head and cockkpit with mixing valve. Interior finish is white with varnished teak and mahogany joinerwork and trim, and teak and holly cabin sole with urethane finish. The interior is well ventilated with 3 hatches, and 9 opening portholes , all with screens, 3 funnels and 2 dorades




  1. Masthead cutter rig (mast height 52' above waterline) 
  2. Keel-stepped varnished hollow Sitka Spruce spars rebuilt in 2009
  3. Stainless-steel standing rigging to Norseman terminals
  4. Silicon bronze turnbuckles all replaced between 2014 and 2016
  5. Rrunning rigging new in 2014
  6. Lazyjacks
  7. Reefing system
  8. Roller Furling Jib
  9. Boom vang
  10. Genoa tracks
  11. Snatch blocks, turning blocks
  12. Total 9 winches as follows: Barient main halyard winch, Barlow 20 jib halyard winches, Barient 10P staysail halyard winch, 2x 1994 Lewmar no. 48 self-tailing secondary winches, and 2- 2000 Lewmar 54 BST primary winches, 2x 22 Barient mainsheet winches
  13. Mainsail, 2007, UK Halsey
  14. Genoa, 2007, UK Halsey
  15. Yankee, 2007, UK Halsey
  16. Staysail, 2007, UK Halsey 
  17. 1996 Doyle light-air drifter with sock
  18. Storm jib and storm trysail, older but both in excellent condition.
  1. Chelsea clock and barometer
  2. 6" Constellation spherical compass in binnacle
  3. Icom VHF at companionway and helm
  4. 1999 Robertson AP300CX autopilot
  5. Raymarine Sailing Instruments new in 2015:
  6. Touch screen chartplotter/radar
  7. Multifunction display at helm
  8. AIS transponder
  9. Raymarine i70 Depth, Speed and Wind. on Bulkhead
  10. Raymarine 4kw 18" radar
  11. Clarion AM/FM radio with USB port for devices
  12. CD player
  13. 2 cigarette-style charges in cabin.
  1. 45 pd. plow anchor
  2. 25 lb. Danforth anchor
  3. Double box bow roller
  4. 250' of 3/8"BBB chain
  5. 125' nylon rode with 10' chain 
  6. 1992 Simpson Lawrence 1000 electric/manual windlass
  7. Power-wash salt-water wash-down.
  1. 2 Rule Auto Electric Bilge Pumps
  2.  1 Whale Bilge Pump, mounted.
  3. 1 Whale portable manual bilge pump
  4. High water alarm
  5. 2x 2.5# dry chemical Fire Extinguishers
  6. 1x 8# Halon 1211 fire extinguisher
  7. Emergency tiller
  8. Hand-held horn
  9. Flares
  10. Life jackets
  11. Harnesses
  12. Jacklines
  13. Horseshoe ring
  14. Lifesling MOB system in fiberglass canister
  15. 6 person Zodiac #1550 liferaft purchased 2004 and last serviced 2016
  16. Bosun's chair;
  17. Guest searchlight with 2 outlets
  18. Docki lines
  19. Boathook
  20. 4 fenders
  21. Spreader lights
  22. Stainless-steel bow and stern rails with double lifelines and double gates
  23. Rain and sun awning for cockpit
  24. Fitted cockpit cushions new in 2015
  25. 2011 interior cushions
  26. Large dodger with window
  27. Sail covers 
  28. Canvas hatch covers new in 2015
  29. Dishes; cooking utensils; glassware; flatware
  30. Cockpit and saloon table with storage cubbies.
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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