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1996 Island Packet 37

location icon Grenada W.I., Grenada
Year 1996
Length 38 ft
Builder/Manufacturer Island Packet

‘The Island Packet 37 offers the sparkling performance, superior safety and seakeeping, ease of handling and spacious and liveable accommodations that have made Island Packet Yachts an industry benchmark for high quality cruising yachts’
- from the brochure.

The sale of Starshine includes a mooring in a popular bay on the south coast of Grenada.

Viewing by appointment at our Grenada Office call: 473 422 6418 



Year Built 1996
Category Sail
Length Overall 38'5 ft
Beam 12'2 ft
Max Draft 4'7 ft
Cabin Headroom 6'4 ft
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Winged Keel
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 37.50 hp
Cruising Speed 5.6 kn
Maximum Speed 7 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 50 L
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 90 L
Ballast 3,720 kg
Displacement 8,390 kg
Tax Status Not Paid

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Yanmar
Model: 3JH
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 38hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze, Feathering

Accommodations include 7 berths in 2 cabins including saloon. There is full standing (6ft+) headroom and good ventilation throughout. Large forward cabin with double vee birth with full length teak shelves outboard and large stowage lockers and generous cedar lined hanging lockers. To port fwd head with shower stall, large vanity with stainless wash basin, teak shower seat and storage cabinets. Main salon with pull out double settee to port and single settee to starboard with storage underneath both with teak cabinets and bookshelves outboard. Deluxe drop leaf table folds against bulkhead with bottle and glass-wear stowage to create more space.
Aft and to port the navigation station with large table with underneath stowage and electrical panel.
To starboard lies the wrap around galley with double stainless steel sink with hot and cold pressurised water. Large storage areas above and below counter space. Fridge with separate freezer compartment and Force Ten 3 burner hob and oven. Aft cabin with large double berth with teak shelving outboard, stowage lockers under and dressing seat.

Mechanical Systems

Located centrally aft of the saloon is the Yanmar 3JH3 cylinder 38HP diesel engine in good condition and last serviced 2020. Drives a Kanzaki KBW10 transmission which in turn drives a stainless steel shaft and a Bruntons Autoprop.

Electrical Systems
  • 4 x 6 Volt wired to give 12 Volt house battery (2018)
  • 1 x Deka engine start battery
  • 110 AC Voltage
  • Wind Generator
  • 3x Solar Panels 430watts
  • Engine Alternator
  • Mastervolt 12/40-3 Battery Charger
  • Link 10 Battery Monitor
  • Honda 2000 Portable Generator
Spars and Sails

Masthead cutter rig with aluminium keel-stepped mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging 2005. Running rigging 2005. Dutchman slab Reefing mainsail Roller Furling headsail and roller furling staysail system.

  • Mainsail - 2005 - Fair - White
  • Genoa - 2012 - Good - White
  • 1x Staysail - 2005 - Fair - White
  • Lewmar 8 mast winch
  • Lewmar 24 mast winch
  • 2 x Lewmar 44 self tailing sheet winches
  • Lewmar 8 winch
  • Lewmar 16 self tailing winch
  • Lewmar 30self tailing winch
Deck Equipment
  • 45lb Manson Supreme Anchor
  • 35lb CQR
  • 200ft Chain
  • Maxwell Windlass with up and down foot controls
  • Stainless steel swim ladder
  • Bimini - navy
  • Spray hood - navy
  • Sail Cover - navy
  • Fresh water shower
  • Davit system to raise dinghy
  • Motor mount and motor lift
  • Cockpit table
  • Cockpit cushions
Navigation Equipment
  • Richie Compass
  • Standard Horizon VHF Radio
  • new Garmin gps and tri-data - not installed
  • Garmin 128 GPS
  • Rayathon Speed and Depth instruments 2016
  • Rayathon Autopilot
  • Autohelm Radar
  • Navigation lights
Safety Equipment
  • 4 x Life jackets
  • Harnesses
  • 2 x fire extinguishers
  • Fire Blanket
  • Flares - expire April 21
  • First Aid Kit
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Electric bilge pump
Additional Equipment
  • 10ft Dinghy
  • 9.9 Tohatsu outboard engine
  • Watermaker spectra - decommissioned. rebuilt pump and new membrane ready to
  • install 10g/hour
  • 2 x propane tanks

Built in 1996 the Island Packet 37 is constructed of 100% hand laid fibreglass. One piece moulded hull. As with all Island Packets your guarantee of quality comes from the builders long standing reputation. Last Anti-fouled 2018


Starshine has a USA registration and there are no known outstanding encumbrances.


The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.