Essex Clarke & Carter
Burnham Yacht Harbour
Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, GB, CM0 8BL
Tel:+44 (0)1621 785600
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2000 Bavaria 37 Cruiser

location icon Burnham-on-Crouch, United Kingdom
Year 2000
Length 38 ft
Builder/Manufacturer Bavaria

The Bavaria 37 offers class-leading accommodation with a particularly spacious forward cabin and very generous storage. 'Island Girl' is the popular owner's version offering two double sleeping cabins combined with a very good heads and excellent storage. She is in very good condition for her year and looks to have been very well kept with a number of improvements and upgrades. Her impressive inventory includes in-mast furling, diesel heating, electric windlass, autopilot and a good compliment of electronics. Early viewing is highly recommended to avoid disappointment! 

A smaller boat may be considered in part exchange - please contact us for details

Viewing by appointment at our Essex office 01621 785600


Year Built 2000
Category Sail
Length Overall 37'8 ft
Beam 12 ft
Max Draft 6 ft
Cabins 2
Cabin Headroom 6'4 ft
Double Berths 2
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Fin Keel
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 28.60 hp
Cruising Speed 5.5 kn
Maximum Speed 7 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 150 L
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 300 L
Ballast 1,780 kg
Displacement 5,360 kg

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Volvo Penta
Model: 2030
Drive Type: SailDrive
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 29hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Feathering
Year: 2000
Engine Hours: 1400
Engine Location: Center

The Bavaria 37 owner's version layout offers up to five berths with two double berths outside the saloon, and excellent 6'4" approx. headroom.

OWNER'S CABIN: A well-proportioned cabin fitted with a large double V berth, large hanging locker and cupboard, eye level shelving and opening hatch to foredeck.

SALOON: Consisting of a U-shaped settee to starboard with a fixed central table, twin seats with small side table to port and excellent stowage in various lockers and cupboards. Plenty of natural light and ventilation is provided by four large opening side windows and a central hatch. 

GALLEY: U-shaped galley aft to port equipped with a gimballed 2-burner gas cooker with oven, twin stainless steel sinks, large top opening fridge and generous stowage in various drawers and cupboards.

NAVIGATION STATION: Forward facing chart table to starboard with PC interface, data repeater, VHF radio, electrical distribution panel, heater controls, stereo and useful storage.

AFT CABIN: Separate aft cabin to starboard, fitted with a double berth (luxury sprung base system for improved comfort and airflow), opening portlight to deck, hanging locker and storage. 

HEADS: Large separate compartment aft to port with Jabsco marine toilet, shower, washbasin, wet hanging locker, opening portlight and further storage.

GENERAL EQUIPMENT: Pressurised hot and cold water system (with second tank option for improved capacity) via a calorifier with immersion coil. Diesel fired warm air heating system to all cabins. Excellent ventilation throughout is provided by numerous opening hatches and portlights. Teak and holly soleboards and blue cloth upholstery with complimenting pinstripe curtains throughout. 

Mechanical Systems

Located beneath companionway, Volvo Penta MD2030 29hp marine diesel engine. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Single lever controls with electric start. Plastic 150 litre fuel tank. Volvo Penta saildrive (diaphragm changed 2019) to feathering Maxprop 3-bladed propeller. Automatic engine compartment light.

The engine has been regularly serviced (last service Spring 2018) and well maintained from new and appears in very good cosmetic condition, and has run for approx 1400 engine hours (indicating around 70-80hrs per season, considered to be a good usage for maintaining engine health). 

Electrical Systems

3 x 12v Batteries (2 x domestic and engine start) charged via engine alternator with charge regulator. Shorepower system with ring mains, battery charger and immersion coil for water heating. Electrical distribution panel. Full cabin lighting.

Sails and Spars

Fractional rigged bermudan sloop. Selden aluminum double swept spreader mast and boom. Selden solid kicker. Spinnaker pole. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging. In-mast reefing mainsail. Furlex headsail furling system. 2 x Harken 40 self-tailing sheet winches. 2 x Harken 32 self-tailing halyard winches. 

  • Furling mainsail - 2010 - good
  • Furling Genoa - 2010 - good
  • Crusing chute with snuffer - 2014 - as new
Deck Equipment
  • CQR anchor with 45m chain and warp
  • Lofrans Cayman 88 electric anchor windlass
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit and stanchions with lifeline gates
  • Detachable stainless steel side boarding ladder with fittings to port and starboard
  • Stainless steel bathing ladder
  • Blue sprayhood and biinnacle cover
  • 10 x Fenders
  • 8 x Mooring warps 
Navigation Equipment
  • Suunto binnacle steering compass
  • RO4800 DSC VHF radio with remote handheld mic and AIS facility
  • ICOM M71 handheld VHF radio
  • Raymarine ST60 Tridata with depth and speed/log
  • Raymarine ST60 wind instrument
  • Standard Horizon 300 colour GPS chart plotter
  • Raymarine ST4000+ autopilot
  • Garmin GPS navigation system
  • Laptop loaded with navigation software at chart table with GPS feed
  • NASA Clipper Navtex
  • Wind indicator
  • Navigation lights
Safety Equipment
  • 3 x Fire extinguishers 
  • Engine room fire extinguisher 
  • Fireblanket
  • First aid kit
  • CO² detector
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy 
  • MOB rescue sling
  • Seago 4 man valise liferaft (requires servicing)
  • Echomax radar reflector on mast
  • Cockpit harness points
  • Webbing jackstays
  • Manual and electric bilge pumps
  • Mast mounted deck light 
  • Emergency tiller

Bavaria 37 built in 2000 by Bavaria Yachts to a design by J & J Design. White GRP hull with blue style stripes, superstructure and decks with moulded non-slip surfaces. Cast iron standard draft fin keel. Whitlock wheel steering to spade hung rudder. Teak folding cockpit table. Teak laid cockpit seats and sole. Self draining cockpit.


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.