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38' Little Harbor WhisperJet 38


TIGRE is a Ted Hood designed jet drive yacht with a 22" draft. She is hull number 23 built in November 1999. Her Yanmar 6LYA-STE 350 hp diesels and Hamilton 273 Jet Drives with hydraulic bucket controls cruise her efficiently at 28 knots and she tops out at 31 knots. With 750 hours on her she runs great.

The Little Harbor WhisperJet 38 features a modern deep-V hull form designed

  • Make: Little Harbor
  • Model: WhisperJet 38
  • Year: 1999
  • Length: 38ft
  • Name: TIGRE
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Located In: San Rafael, CA
  • Category: Power
  • Class: Downeast
  • Designer: Ted Hood
  • Builder: Little Harbor Yachts - Portsmouth RI
  • LOA: 38 feet
  • Beam: 12.5 feet
  • Max Draft: 1.83 feet
  • DryWeight: 18000 pounds
  • Total Engines: 2
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Yanmar Diesel
  • EngineModel: 6LYA-STE
  • EngineYear: 1999
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • EngineHours: 751
  • Engine 2
  • EngineMake: Yanmar Diesel
  • EngineModel: 6LYA-STE
  • EngineYear: 1999
  • EngineHours: 750
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 300 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 1
  • Water Tank Capacity: 65 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 1
  • Holding Tank Capacity: 30 gallon
  • Holding Tank Count:1
  • Single Berths: 1
  • Double Berths: 1
  • Cabins: 1
  • Heads: 1

Additional Descriptions

Bridge Deck

Excellent Electronics at Ergonomic Helm Station with Pompanette helm chair

Aluminum windshield with varnished teak interior trim

Varnished Teak chart table

Teak bridge deck sole with engine room hatch

Bridge deck sole lifts on electric screw jack for engine access

Stamoid canopy with removeable Isinglass curtains or screens

L-settee with teak table converts to king-size bunk

Teak and Lexan “Sailboat Style” companionway doors with teak folding hatch

Bose stereo speakers


Northstar 961 XD DGPS Color Chartplotter upgraded CPU 2007

Raytheon RL74C Pathfinder Radar/Chartplotter

Raytheon ST60 Wind Instrument;  speed, direction, apparent

Raypilot Autopilot with joystick power steering

Helm Position Indicator

Shipmate RS 8300 VHF radio

KVH Azimuth 1000 Electronic Compass


Alpine AM/FM Stereo, CD Changer, remote

Remote Control Searchlight mounts on bow rail


Solid cherry hull ceiling, trim, locker frames, drawer fronts and corner posts with hand-rubbed finish

Roller bearing drawer slides and kroon flush positive latches

Teak and holly cabin sole

Ocean Frigast swivel reading lights

Ocean Air blinds and screens on Lewmar aluminum ports and hatches

Forward V-berth with 4” cushions and custom fitted sheets converts to large king

Below V-berth access to bow thruster and deep storage

Shelves and lockers above V-berth

Hanging closets port and starboard aft of V-berth with cedar lining

Single quarterberth/settee aft of V-berth to starboard with storage below

Single seat forward of galley to port


Norcold 12VDC/110VAC 3.5 cubic foot refrigerator

Kenyon 2-burner electric range

GE Microwave oven on shelf

Corian countertops

Stainless galley sink with Grohe H/C faucet

Pressurized water system, Indel 6 gallon water heater, heat exchanger and 750W      110VAC element

Storage lockers outboard of galley counter

Large Cabinet below sink and three drawers to right of sink


Manual Marine Toilet with holding tank system and macerator pump

Tankwatch III holding tank level monitor

Stainless steel sink in Corian counter

Ensuite Grohe sink/shower faucet

Molded floor pan has removable grate and drain pump with float switch

Cherry framed mirror

Chrome towel bar and adjustable shower rod

Opening Lewmar port with blind and screen, Nicro solar fan


Twin Yanmar 6LYA-STE 350HP Turbo Diesels

TwinDisc 1:1 Transmissions

Hamilton 273 Jet Drives with Hydraulic Bucket Controls

Noise Isolation Mounts

Whisper Jet Sound Barrier

Wet exhaust with discharge through transom

Morse Throttle/Clutch and Bucket Controls

Bonded Bronze thru-hulls and strainers

Hydraulic Steering

Racor Fuel Filters

Two 150-gal welded aluminum fuel tanks

Bennet Trim Tabs and indicators

Fireboy Halon engine room extinguisher and indicator

Three automatic bilge pumps and high water alarm

Electron Guard Corrosion Control System

Electric Windlass

Wipers with fresh water washers

Fuel gauge


Engine Hatch Lift

Chelsea Clock and Barometer


In accordance with ABYC standards

12VDC/110VAC control and distribution panel with voltmeter and ammeter

Panel has provision for generator switchover

Tinned wire throughout

Split fire retardant cable conduits

All underwater hardware bonded

Power applied and reverse polarity indicators on AC

Galvanic Isolator

12VDC Cabin Lighting

12VDC outlets at helm and in cabin

Courtesy light in cabin and cockpit

Carbon Monoxide detector

110VAC outlets with GFCI in head, galley, and pilothouse chart desk

Spare wire conduits for AC and DC systems

2500 Watt Trace Inverter/Charger with Control Panel

Two Group 24 Starting Batteries (charged by port engine alternator)

Four Group 31 House Batteries (charged by stbd engine alternator)

Battery Switches including Cross-Connect

Insulated 4/0 Battery Cables with Fireproof Jacket

Marinco Shore Power Cord 10 GA 50’ 110VAC/30A with 50A/30A and 15A/30A adapters

Guest maintenance smart charger float charges house and starting batteries

Deck Equipment

Polished Moondust non-skid gelcoat deck

Molded rub rail with stainless guard

Fiberglass bowsprit with anchor roller

Bruce galvanized 33 lb. anchor with chain and rode

Molded anchor locker with washdown inside Lewmar opening hatch

Stainless bow pulpit and rails

Teak cap rail with stainless chafe guards and fender cleats

2 bow chocks

6 stainless steel mooring cleats

Miscellaneous dock lines

6 fenders with fleece covers

Dinghy towing bridle

Dinghy anchor

Ensign and burgee flag staffs

Life ring buoy

12 USCG approved life vests

Flare kit

Misc. Details

Marine Air 12,000 BTU/HR air conditioner/reverse cycle heater with outlet in cabin and on bridge deck

Espar heater with outlet in cabin and on bridge deck – new motor 2010

Vetus 7 bow thruster

Winslow Inflatable Life Raft

West Marine Inflatable Dinghy with 3.5HP Nissan Outboard

Fairclough Canvas Winter Cover

Hull Awlgripped 2010

New pilothouse canvas 2013

Major maintenance on jet drives and engines Fall 2018, acid-cleaned heat exchangers, rebuilt one turbo, re-sleeved jet drives, replaced water pumps, hoses, filters, batteries, etc. too much to list.

Replaced Electo-Guard electronic corrosion control system Jan. 2019

Jet drive maintenance and bottom paint done Sept. 2019

Brightwork redone Feb 2020

Additional Features

  • VHF
  • GPS

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

Mark Miner

Yacht & Ship Broker
415-290-1347 - mobile
510-254-3665 - office
3300 Powell St., Ste 105
Emeryville, CA 94608

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