1977 Rafiki 37′ Cutter Bay City, MI
Posted on September 30, 2017 / 80
Price : $52,000
Listing Type : CutterSail
Builder | Manufacturer : Rafiki
Condition : Used
Year : 1977
Length : 37ft
Model : 37' Cutter
Hull Material : Fiberglass
Fuel Type : Diesel
Engine/s : Other
Engine Make : Yanmar
Engine/s Year : 1977
Total Power : 56hp
Max Speed : 7 kn
Cruising Speed : 6 kn
Bridge Clearance : 48
LOA : 37'
Beam : 11.67
Max Draft : 6
Cabin Headroom : 6.5
1977 Rafiki 37′ Cutter
1977 Rafiki 37′ Cutter

1977 RAFIKI 37′ Cutter

These Rafiki’s are known for their heavy hand laid fiberglass construction.  She is a great world cruiser with the capability of going anywhere.  The Rafiki 37 is a cruising cutter designed by Stan Huntingford, based on an earlier Colin Archer concept. Her double-ender design makes her comfortable in all seas with minimal quarter-wave drag considering her quite heavy displacement. Wide and spacious decks provide a safe stable working platform. Cutter rigged, she comes with a full inventory of sails, and is tiller steered with an outboard rudder and Aries wind vane.

The Rafiki 37 is a blue water cutter, heavy displacement full  keel, and Yanmar diesel engine. This aft cockpit cruiser has walkaround main deck. Cutter rig, and life-line system.

The roomy interior features teak bulkheads and trim,  and  teak & holly sole. Forward is the master cabin with double berth and ample storage. The salon has a convertible wraparound dinette to port. Galley is aft of the dinette and includes: 3-burner range with oven, microwave oven, Adler Barbour refrigerator with freezer, teak storage cabinets and drawers, and solid surface countertop.

These well-built blue water cruisers are rare to the market. The Stan Huntingford design makes for a wonderful offshore cruiser capable of taking you anywhere you wish to go! Full-keel underbody, pintle and gudgeon hung outboard rudder, and 12,000 lbs of ballast will be the most comfortable ride at sea you can imagine. 

This 37′ Rafiki has 56-hp Yanmar diesel engine with 1250 hours. Electronics include: Garmin 440 chart plotter with North chip, fish finder / depth finder, Garmin GPS, Autohelm 2000 autopilot, VHF radio with speaker, and AM/FM/CD sound system.

 Pandion has done extensive travel in the Great Lakes for the last 17 years, and has been there for many fun-filled years of cruising, but is now ready to carry a new crew to anywhere in the world. 

The Rafiki 37 is cutter rigged because apart from the simplicity and economy of only one mast and its rigging, the cutter rig is nearly perfect for single handling. She balances well under full sail. She makes a great

Accommodations:
  • Cushions
  • Table
  • Sofa
  • 3 Berths
  • Stateroom
  • Head & 2 Showers
  • Stereo
  • DVD
Galley
  • Galley Down
  • Refrigerator
  • Deep Freeze
  • Propane/Butane Stove
  • Microwave
  • Water Heater
  • Dockside Pressure Water System
Electronics & Navigation:
  • Garmin 2000 Auto pilot
  • 6″ Compass
  • Depth Sounder
  • Garmin 440 GPS
  • Navigation Lights
  • VHF Radio
Electrical Equipment:
  • 4-6 Volt Batteries – 440 amp hours – Battery Parallel
  • Auto Battery Charger
  • 12V Ship Power – 110 Shore Power
  • Dockside Electrical Cables
  • Lights
Deck & Safety:
  • Manson Anchor with 200″ Chain
  • Bilge Pump
  • Bow rails
  • Side Stanchions with Lines
  • Canvas Covers: Bimini Top & Dodger
  • Coast Guard Package
  • Transom & Bow Docking Lights
  • Fenders & lines
  • Manual Search Lights
  • Swim Boarding Ladder
  • Windlass
Sails & Rigging
  • Full Keel
  • Cruising equipped
  • Roller Furling: Harken
  • Sails, Nylon: Main, Jib, Spinnaker
  • Staysail
  • Lefiell Mast
  • 7 Winches
Engine
  • 3/4 Gallon/Hour Burn Rate
  • Cockpit Controls
  • Raw Water Sea Strainer
  • Tiller Steering
Disclaimer
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.
Contact Information

Please call Certified Professional Yacht Broker, 989-891-2116 or email at rock@freshwaterboats.com for more information!

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