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37' Rafiki 37 Cutter


The Huntingford designed, Rafiki 37, also known as the Slocum 37, was built to very high standards and equipped for offshore passage making or coastal cruising.  The Rafiki 37 is a bulletproof heavy displacement, full keeled, canoe sterned, tiller steered, cutter rigged blue water sailboat.

Now is your chance to acquire a fabulous blue water yacht. If you have the desire for blue water cruising or local cruising / live aboard, this yacht will satisfy that desire. Her strong underbody, long keel and fully protected rudder makes for a very comfortable yacht. The large cockpit and huge settee make for elegant entertainment area.  15 Bronze opening ports and a teak and holly sole make AURONE a warm and charming yacht.

  • NEW Universal Diesel M40 installed 2003
  • NEW Standing Rigging 2012
  • NEW Bottom Paint 2015
  • Make: Rafiki
  • Model: 37 Cutter
  • Year: 1975
  • Length: 37ft
  • Name: AURONE
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Located In: Richmond, CA
  • Category: Sail
  • Class: Cutter
  • Keel: Full Keel
  • LOA: 36.75 feet
  • LWL: 32 feet
  • Beam: 11.67 feet
  • Min Draft: 6 feet
  • Ballast: 11500 pounds
  • Displacement: 26500 pounds
  • Total Engines: 1
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Universal Diesel
  • EngineModel: Model M50
  • EngineYear: 2003
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • EngineHours: 800
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 100 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 2
  • Water Tank Capacity: 160 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 1
  • Single Berths: 2
  • Double Berths: 2
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heads: 1

Additional Descriptions


As you enter from the teak cockpit, a large U shaped galley is to port and a large quarter berth is to starboard followed by a large chart table. Next is a large U shaped settee that converts into a double berth to port. There is another settee starboard which converts into a single and allows for plenty of storage space above and below both sides. Next is a very roomy head and shower to port and hanging locker to starboard. Next ahead is the v-berth/master stateroom unit with queen size bed to port and lockers and drawers to starboard. Interior finished in teak.

  • ICOM M506-21 VHF radio with AIS
  • Garmin GPS chart plotter, handheld
  • Depth: Standard Horizon
  • Speed: Kenyon Knot Meter
  • Raymarine SL70C radar and chartplotter
  • ICOM 710 SSB/Ham
  • Zantrex battery charger
  • Autohelm 2000 autopilot
  • PUR Power Survivor 8011 Water maker
Sails & Rigging
  • Main Sail, Genoa, Staysail, all in excellent condition, custom made with heavy duty Dacron.
  • Storm Tri-sail
  • Spare main and genoa
  • Spinnaker pole
  • whisker pole
  • Staysail boom
  • Standing rigging replaced in 2012 with Norseman fittings
Modifications and upgrades
  • New fuel tanks 2012
  • Teak decks removed and decks sealed with epoxy
  • NEW Boomkin - 316 Stainless
  • NEW Battery cableing
  • Extensive spares inventory
  • U-Shaped Galley
  • Refrigeration:  Waeco 12VDC compressor, Horizontal Evaporator with vacuum panel insulation, divided into two temperature zones for refrigeration/freezer sections.
  • Three burner stove with oven
  • Fresh water 12V pressure system
  • Hot water 110V heater
  • Double Stainless Sinks
  • Fiberglass Hull, Topsides and bottom
  • Fiberglass deck with wood core and epoxy overlay
  • Keel: Fiberglass
  • Rudder: Fiberglass with wood core
  • Bulkheads Plywood

Additional Features

    • 352.00
    • 376.00
    • 729.00

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. Buyer should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht, and should instruct his agents, or his surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

Broker Details

Bill Adams

Bill is a resident of South Beach in San Francisco. He has been racing sailboats competitively and cruising blue waters most of his life. He is an active member of the South Beach Yacht Club, where he is currently Staff Commodore, and also a member of the St. Francis Yacht Club. He is a licensed USCG Captain, US Sailing Club Race Officer and has a comprehensive working knowledge of both powerboats and sailboats.

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