Cal 392 Twin Cabin

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Boat REF# 232443
Length 39'0"
Year 1980
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 7
Engine 1 x diesel 50hp, Perkins 4-108 (1980)
Lying Seattle

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  • Contact Gary Buck
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Designer Bill Lapworth
Builder Jenson Marine
Lying Seattle
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Fuel capacity 55.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 125.0 USG Total - 2 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 10.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 50hp
Engine make and model Perkins 4-108 (1980)
Engine Hours engine1:   1200
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Max prop
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Fuel consumption (approx) 0.8 USG /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

Engine hours are approximate based on 20+ years of current ownership. Engine is clean and runs well. Shaft log is standard packing gland. Cockpit steering is 40 inch destroyer wheel upgraded from standard 30 inch.
Batteries are 8-D 2013, Pro-Mariner charger new 2017, 125 Amp alternator new 2017


Length 39'0"
LWL 32'8"
Beam 11'10"
Draft Max 6'8"
Airdraft 58'0"
Displacement 22,503.8lbs
Headroom 6'4"
Storage On marina


Sloop rigged Kenyon Aluminium spars (1980) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (1980)


Reefing mainsail Doyle - Slab (unknown year) Fully Battened, 2 Reefs
Headsail 163 Quantum - Furling (2011)
Other sails Gennaker 1.5 OZ. North (unknown year)
Spinnaker North .75 OZ (unknown year)
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Main and head sail were just cleaned by North Sails here in Seattle. The furling headsail had a new UV cover sewn on during this refurb.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish

The Cal 39 hull is solid glass and laid up fairly robust. The deck is balsa-cored in most places and plywood was used in high-load areas. The hull-to-deck joint is the conventional inward facing flange and is both chemically and mechanically fastened.

The interior bulkheads are securely tabbed to the hull and a molded liner is used on the cabin sides and overhead liner. The finish is quite nice, actually better than most would suspect with excellent joiner work and teak trim. The ballast is lead and the rudder is foam with a thin layer of glass over it.


Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 3
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
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Forward "V" Berth cabin with access door to head on Port. Salon has two convertible settees that make up to double berths. Galley has brand new Force 10 stove. Aft cabin is to starboard and is a quarter berth. Very roomy interior, clean and well appointed.

3 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

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Autopilot is Autohelm 6000 chain drive, 6" Richie Compass, Radar is 24 mile Raytheon, Data Marine depth, radar reflector is Firdell Blipper. No Chart Plotter or GPS.

Deck Gear

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3 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Manual Unknown windlass
2 anchors
100'0" of chain
150'0" of rode
CQR with 100 feet of 5/16 Hi Test and 150 of rode is currently in storage. Mounted on the boat today is a 25 LB Bruce with 10 feet of chain and 150 feet of rode. Seller calls it a "lunch hook". Windlass is manual and of unknown manufacture. It appears as original equipment.

Winches are all oversized.

Safety Equipment

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2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

This is a very attractive and well maintained boat. The gel coat on the hull shines, the sails have all just been cleaned and the boat is ready to go on a new adventure. The galley sports a brand new Force 10 stove, the interior upholstery is all new and there are no "funny" smells. From a John Kretschmer review: The Cal 39 is an ideal boat to consider for long-range cruising, especially if your budget is under $70,000 and you need private accommodations but don't want to sacrifice good sailing. These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Cal 392 Twin Cabin has been personally photographed and viewed by Gary Buck of Boatshed Seattle. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.

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