39' 1978 CAL 39


Last Updated: 2024-05-05

San Francisco Marina West Basin Berth Available with this purchase

"ZALIKA" has been meticulously cared for by her owner of more than 20 years - professionally maintained with attention to every detail. She offers a traditional teak interior in excellent condtion. Her owner is interested in finding an appropriate buyer to continue caring for this classic, creating a unique opportunity for someone in pursuit of an excellent condition, quality-built cruiser. Many recent improvements.

The Cal 39 is the culmination of Bill Lapworth's tried and true design.  She offers performance cruising in a fast and fun to sail design, without compromising comfort in accommodations and space below.

Make: CAL
Model: 39
Year: 1978
Length: 39ft

Hull Material: Fiberglass
Engine/Fuel Type:
Located In: San Francisco, CA

  • Category: Sail
  • Class: Racers and Cruisers
  • Keel: Fin Keel
  • Designer: Lapworth
  • Builder: Jensen Marine
  • LOA: 39 feet
  • LWL: 32.08 feet
  • Beam: 12 feet
  • Max Draft: 6.67 feet
  • Ballast: 7000 pounds
  • Displacement: 17000 pounds
  • Total Engines: 1
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Perkins (Rebuilt 2022)
  • EngineModel: 4-108
  • EngineYear: 1978
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • EngineHours: 100

  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 56 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 1
  • Water Tank Capacity: 90 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 1
  • Holding Tank Capacity: 15 gallon
  • Holding Tank Count:1
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heads: 1

Additional Descriptions


Large vee berth forward with two hanging lockers and center fill cushion. Aft has a large head/shower. Aft in the salon are port and starboard settees which become double beds and a center table that folds down. Also aft is the galley to port and nav station to stbd. The quarter berth is located stbd with a double bed.

  • CNG 3 burner Force 10 Propane Stove/oven,
  • Frigeboat (2015) Refrigeration, d
  • ouble stainless sinks,
  • Hot & Cold pressure water
Ground Tackle
  • Three anchors Bruce 20 KG, Danforth 22 LBS, Danforth 12 LBS
  • 5/16" Anchor Chain and rode
  • 12V Anchor Windlass vertical shaft
  • 12V DC breaker panel, lighting
  • 120V 30 Amp Shore Power cord and inlet
  • House bank (4) 6 Volt batteries & (1) Group 27 Start battery
  • Heart Interface battery charger
  • Link 10 energy monitor
  • Perkins 4-108 4 cylinder diesel engine rebuilt by British Marine 2022
  • Racor fuel filter
Sails & Rigging
  • NEW NORTH main, Jib and Spinnaker sails in bags, never used
  • Working HOOD main and jib mounted
  • Roller furling jib
  • Spinaker pole and sheets
  • (2) Spinakeers
  • Keel stepped aluminum mast
  • Standing rigging replaced 2018
  • DUTCHMAN Mainsail Flaking System

Additional Features


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.

Bill Adams

Yacht & Ship Sales

415-425-5099 - mobile
415-484-1300 - office

3300 Powell St., Ste 105
Emeryville, CA 94608

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    For additional information and viewing of this fine quality yacht please contact listing agent Bill Adams. I am always available on my mobile phone at 4154255099 or e-mail me at