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37.5' Hunter 37.5


This is an exceptionally clean 1996 original owner Hunter 37.5

FANTASY is the rare two cabin version with single head.  She has been well cared for and maintained continuously and it shows, both inside and out.  Her open and inviting Saloon is light filled and enriched with beautiful wood joinery.  Her layout has an accommodating Vee berth, spacious Galley, large Head w/ separate Shower, and Aft full beam Owners Cabin w/ ensuite head door.

On deck you will find everything in order too.  She is offshore capable with all you need to feel safe.  Lines are led aft, below-deck furling, Dutchman flaking, Primary & Secondary winches, extra sails and an 8 man life raft.   

  • Make: Hunter
  • Model: 37.5
  • Year: 1996
  • Length: 37.5ft
  • Name: FANTASY
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Located In: Alameda, CA
  • Category: Sail
  • Class: Sloop
  • Keel: Bulb Keel
  • Designer: Hunter Design Team
  • Builder: Hunter Marine
  • LOA: 37 feet
  • LWL: 31.75 feet
  • Beam: 12.75 feet
  • Bridge Clearance: 59 feet
  • Max Draft: 4.92 feet
  • Cabin Headroom: 6.5 feet
  • Ballast: 5900 pounds
  • Displacement: 16400 pounds
  • CruisingSpeed: 8 miles per
  • Total Engines: 1
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Yanmar
  • EngineModel: 3JH2E
  • EngineYear: 1996
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 35 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 1
  • Water Tank Capacity: 75 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 1
  • Holding Tank Capacity: 25 gallon
  • Holding Tank Count:1
  • Double Berths: 2
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heads: 1

Additional Descriptions


Entering the from the cockpit you'll be impressed with the open and airy interior.  Enhancing the interior is a Teak and Holly sole and an abundance of wood joinery throughout.  The light-filled Saloon has three opening Hatches, four opening Ports, two fixed ports, Skylight, two solar vents, and large fixed windows.

Fantasy is an accommodating two cabin layout.  A generous V-berth with Cedar lined lockers and shelving Port and Starboard.  This forward cabin has privacy door and louvered bi-fold pass thru to Saloon.  Moving aft to Port is the convertable Dinette with drop-leaf table which make into a double.  Aft of Dinette is the the Galley with L-shape and generous Corian counter tops.  Top loading Refrigerator and Freezer on the athwart ships' counter with double SS sink and Propane 3-burner range with oven outboard.  

Opposite to Starboard is a straight three person Settee with Aft facing Nav Desk at the end.  Aft of Nav station is the Head with separate shower area, Corian counter tops, vanity sink and commode.  The head has two doors for direct access from Saloon or Owners cabin.

The owners cabin is aft with large athwart bunk with Headboard, Cedar lined Hanging locker, shelving and storage.  It can be entered via the Galley or the head.

  • Rich cabin interior with select hardwood trim
  • Teak and Holly Sole throughout
  • Drop-leaf Dinette convertible to Double berth
  • Generous enclosed fore and aft staterooms
  • Head w/seperate shower & seat, Corian counters
  • 5 Hatches, 9 Opening Ports and Skylight
  • Cedar lined Hanging Lockers and Cabin Drawers
  • Nav Station with Desk with Chart Table
  • Sleeping for seven



A usable well appointed L-shaped Galley with generous Corian counter tops.

  • Hot & Cold pressurized water
  • Double Stainless Steel Sink
  • 3-Burner Propane stove with Oven
  • Top Loading Double Lid Refrigerator & Freezer
  • Corian Counter Tops for easy cleaning
  • Generous dry storage & Drawers
  • 75 Gallon Water Tank 

The Deck is clean and uncluttered. Swept Spreaders bring shrouds inboard leaving sidedecks clear for moving forward.  Genoa tracks with adjustable cars are inboard also.   All lines are lead aft and under the Sea Hood to the Cockpit.  The Roller Furling is also below decks in the Anchor Locker.

  • Stainless Bow Pulpit w/ Med Mooring Step
  • Stainless Stern Pulpit w/Seats & Walkthrough Transom
  • Double Course Lifelines with Port and Starboard Gates
  • Contrasting Two-tone Molded Non-skid Decks 
  • Three Pairs Mooring Cleats, Fore, Midship, and Aft
  • Recessed Below Decks Roller Furling Unit
  • Bruce & Danforth Anchors w/Chain & Rode
  • Low Profile Solar Ventilators
  • Cabin-top Handrails
  • Anodized Aluminium Toe Rail
  • Built-in Solar Panel Trickle Charger 
Sails & Rigging

FANTASY has an Anodized Mast with swept double spreaders deck-stepped Fractional rig.  She has Dutchman Flaking system for ease of sail handling.  She comes with a heavy duty Mainsail, 130% Genoa, 95% Jib, and Heavy Weather Jib.  All with UV covers.  All control lines are led aft to the cockpit.  The cockpit has all Lewmar Chrome Self Tailing winches. The Primary's are 46 2-speed CST's, Secondary's are 44 2-speed CST's, and two Cabin-top multi-duty winches.

  • Heavy duty Dacron Full Batten Mainsail
  • Dutchman Sail Flaking System
  • 130% Roller Furling Genoa w/UV cover
  • 95% Roller Furling Jib w/UV Cover
  • Heavy Weather Jib
  • Rigid Boom Vang
  • Inboard Genoa Tracks w/Adjustable Lead Cars
  • Cabin-top Mainsheet Traveler Lines Led Aft
  • Halyards, Reef Lines, Vang, and Mainsheet led to Self Tailing Winches



The backbone of the electronics systems aboard FANTASY is the Pod mounted Raymarine C90 Multi Function Display.  The C90 is a Color Chart Plotter and 16 Mile RADAR with other integrations.  There is a suite of Autohelm Depth, Knot Log and Wind instruments bulkhead mounted for easy reading anywhere in the cockpit.  The Raymarine ST-6000 Autopilot is mounted near the helm.  There is a VHF with Mast mounted Antenna.

  • Raymarine C90 Pedestal Mounted Color Display
  • Raymarine ST-6000 Linear Drive Autopilot
  • Autohelm Bulkhead Mounted Wind, Depth, & Knot Log
  • VHF Radio w/ Mast Mounted Antenna
  • AM/FM/CD Stereo System
  • 110v Dockside Power w/50' Cord
  • AC/DC Circuit Breaker Switch Panel at Nav Desk
  • Xantex Smart Battery Charger
  • Dual 12v Battery Switches for Starting and House Batteries
  • 1x12v Group 31 Deep Cycle Engine Starting Battery
  • 2x12v Group 31 Deep Cycle House Batteries
  • Solar Panel w/Automatic Trickle Charger
  • Multiple AC Outlets Throughout
  • 12v Cabin Lights Throughout
  • Electric Automatic Bilge Pump
  • Electric Macerator Pump for Holding Tank
  • International Running Lights w/Anchor and Steaming
Safety & General Equipment
  • Deck Mounted Offshore 8 Person Liferaft in Canister
  • SOLAS Flare Kit
  • MOB Offshore System
  • Lifering w/Bracket
  • Emergency Tiller
  • Jacklines
  • Fire Extinguishers (3)
  • HD Bolt Cutters
  • Thru Hull Plug Kit
  • Fog Bell
  • Bosuns Chair
  • First Aid Kit
  • Extra Dock Lines, 100' Mooring/Tow line
  • Boat Hook w/Happy Hooker
Engine & Mechanical

Recent work includes: Replaced Propshaft, Cutlass Bearing, PSS Dripless Shaft Seal, Exhaust Mixing Elbo, Steering Quadrant, 2x Steering Cable Sheeves, Jabsco Marine Toilet, Jabsco Macerator Pump

  • Yanmar 3 Cylinder 3JH2E 34 hp Diesel
  • Racor Fuel Filter
  • 35 Gal Fuel Tank

Additional Features

    • Autohelm ST 6000
    • Trickle Charger Built into Sea Hood
    • 130% & 95% RF w/UV Covers
    • Dacron Full Batten Main w/ Dutchman Flaking
    • H & C Wand at Swim Step
    • 110v 30 Amp Inlet w/50' Cord
    • Bulkhead Mounted Autohelm ST50+ Wind Point/Wind Speed
    • Built-in UV Cover
    • Pedestal Mounted Ritchie 5
    • Chrome 'Destroyer' Wheel
  • OVEN
    • 3-Burner Propane w/Oven
  • GPS
    • Pod Mounted Raymarine LC90 Navigation
  • TV SET
    • 24
    • Heavy Weather Jib
    • Offshore Style Dodger w/Handrails & Clear Eising Glass
    • Cushions for Port & Starboard
    • 2x Vertical Mount Reflectors
    • RADAR Reflectors Aloft on P & S Standing Rigging
    • Built-in Top Loading
    • Bulkhead Mounted Autohelm ST50+ Depth w/ Alarms
    • Bulkhead Mounted Autohelm ST50+ Knot Log w/Timer
    • Full Mainsail Cover in Good Condition
    • Pod Mounted Raymarine Color C-90 Split Screen Capable
    • Built into Aft Pulpit
    • Dual Digital Media Receiver
  • VHF
    • Apelco 5160 VHF
    • Xantrex Smart Charger w/Monitor
    • 8 PersonĀ in Hard Case
    • Built-in Top Loading
    • Raymarine Digital LC90 Color 16mi

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.

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Steve Coghlan

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