Originally Posted by rappitysnap
hi all new here on this board, seems informative. thinking of buying a friends seafarer 38, was wondering if any one here was familiar with her. how does she preform under sail, in a rough sea, is she a safe boat for a 38? also is the construction solid or pop out production yacht level.hard to find info on these boats, thanks for any help
She performed well for us, probably could take more than we could. Safe for a 38? We thought so - ballasted full keel with cutaway forward. Construction - could have been a little heavier but it would not have altered anything. You just don't ever want to see any 38 pounding on the rocks - wood, metal, fiberglass will all break up quickly. We lived aboard almost 15 years on a 1977 model, hull number in 130's I think. About 10 years in Caribbean.