Catamaran For Sale -- Leopard 380 (USA)

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Asking: $194,000 (USD) Location: Delcambre, Louisiana (USA)
S/V Muvfasta is a Delcambre, Louisiana based 1999 Leopard 38 Catamaran For Sale By Owner
This catamaran owner requires financial settlement only. Trades will not be considered.

S/V Muvfasta is a Louisiana based Coast Guard Documented 1999 Leopard 38 Owners Version catamaran for sale by owner with 3 cabins and 2 heads.  The Owners’ Version Leopard 38 is a highly sought after catamaran with a stellar reputation.

We are the second owners of Muvfasta and take excellent care of her.  We have done many upgrades to Muvfasta since we got her in April 2019 that are listed below.  We sailed her in the Caribbean island hopping and then sailed her from St. Lucia to Louisiana from March to August 2020 during the Covid 19 pandemic.  Muvfasta handled exceptionally well and was a pleasure to sail and is a very capable blue water cruiser.  Muvfasta has been in brackish water since August 2020.

The Leopard 38 (or Moorings 3800) is the one of the rare “owners layout” catamarans. The 38 handles easily, has a large cockpit and a well appointed saloon and cabins. This is the three double cabin version with a master suite occupying the starboard hull and the two cabins in the port hull share heads and showers. The galley is up in the saloon.

The deck layout is clear and the mainsheet traveler runs on an arch over the transom giving unimpeded access to the water via a wide aft bathing platform. The transom arch also serves to support the aft end of the bimini and to carry the dinghy davits.  Deep louvered steps shade the forward sloping saloon windows while providing an easy and secure walkway to the saloon roof. She has wide side decks and a large forward deck for lounging with two low-stretch trampolines. The Leopard 38 is a competent performer under sail and power.  Great for island hopping.

The main salon is entered through double doors from the large cockpit, which can both be fastened open to add to the open concept feel. The salon has 7-foot-high ceilings with a full expanse of windows as well as overhead hatches with shades. There are convenient steps on either side of the salon area leading to each hull, which also have full standing room.

The owners’ suite occupies the Starboard hull with a queen berth forward with a very large storage area located under the mattress, hanging locker with shelves, up by the forward window are two shelves, there is a private head and sink en suite, a huge private shower room with sink aft, as well as a vanity/office desk area midship.

The Port hull accommodates two large queen-sized berths, each with its own hanging locker and shelves, fan and numerous ports and ceiling hatches for extremely good ventilation.  Access to the engine is under the aft berth mattress as well as from the sugar scoop back deck area.   The two berths are separated by a head with sink and shower which also serves as a day head. The forward berth has a very large storage area located under the mattress.

Both forward berths have additional storage in the forepeaks for additional sails etc.

Leopard catamarans boast a superior and solid construction using advanced materials such as infused glass or PVC core construction. The catamarans come in innovative designs meant to be appealing, fun, spacious, and comfortable. Capable of ocean crossings, these sea-worthy blue water cruise boats have superb build quality, and they sail all over the world. These ruggedly-built vessels are roomy, robust, and deliver superior cruising performance – some of the many reasons that would make any sailor want to get their hands on one.

If you are looking for a practical, efficient design and a stable platform, then you can’t go wrong with this Leopard 38.  Everything is laid out thoughtfully and logically in a way that makes perfect sense. For instance, the layout, starting from the helm placement, engine set up to the winches, is simple, well-organized, and easy to understand.

Recent upgrades

  • All B&G instruments installed (new 7/2019)
  • B&G Zeus3 12" Color touch screen
  • B&G 4G Broadband Radar 24nm
  • B&G Triton 2
  • B&G NAC-3 controller
  • B&G Autopilot controller pad
  • B&G WS320 Wireless wind sensor
  • B&G ZG100 Antenna
  • B&G V60 VHF w/DSC and AIS
  • B&G DST 800 Transducer
  • B&G Forward Scan Transducer
  • B&G DD15 Drive Unit Autopilot
  • B&G XSonic bronze thru hull
  • Standard Horizon Floating Hx150 handheld VHF (7/2019)
  • New Lewmar 48 Electric winch (New 11/2019)
  • Haul out October 2019 (New PSS dripless shaft seals/Duramax non-metallic cutlass bearings/shaft bolts/zincs/bottom paint)
  • Boot stripe painted when hauled (10/2019)
  • Thru hull replaced in ports head (10/2019)
  • New water pumps (6/2020)
  • New alternators 80 Amp (6/2020)
  • Both engine compartments painted in 2021 and new hinges on engine access covers
  • new glow plugs and wires (2021)
  • New thermostats (2/2021)
  • New radiator hose port engine (2/2021)
  • New fresh water impeller stbd engine (2/2021)
  • New engine start batteries (2/2021)
  • New antifreeze recovery tanks (6/2022)
  • New radiator caps (6/2022)
  • New port exhaust elbow (6/2022)
  • New heat exchanger zincs stbd and port engines (6/2022)
  • New exhaust motor and vent hose on port engine (6/2021)
  • Hot water tank w/new high limit switch (6/2019)
  • Solar Power (Kryocera panels 150W each x 4 (600W) above cockpit Bimini
  • Silent Wind 400+ wind Generator
  • Silent Wind Hybrid Boost charge controller 600W with MPPT Bluetooth connection
  • Honda EU2200i generator with 30 amp adapter (12/2019)
  • Dehumidifiers (3) (2021)
  • All new gel mattresses w/waterproof covers (new 2021)
  • Owners berth has Air-flow Hypervent (new 2021) under custom made mattress (8/2019)
  • All new pillows and linens and throw pillows (new 2021)
  • All new interior custom curtains (new 2021)
  • All new overhead hatch shades (new 2021)
  • New external Phifertex mesh plus salon shades (new 2021)
  • All LED lighting inside and outside
  • Jabsco shower drain pumps (Two new 11/2022)
  • LED outside navigation lights (new 12/2019)
  • Interior decor is included if wanted
  • 2 New line brakes (2019)
  • 1 New pulley for main halyard (2022)
  • Replaced the main halyard, head sail halyard, topping lift, and head sail sheets and traveler line in late (10/2019)
  • All new Perko deck latches on hatches (5/2021)
  • New lazy jack lines (12/2021)
  • Headsail Hood Genoa (purchased used in 2022)
  • New hinges on water tank hatches (5/2021)
  • Trampoline (2016) (New attaching lines 6/2022)
  • New Bimini top (7/2022)
  • New front cover around mast (6/2022)
  • KUS water gauge and tank float (New 6/2022)
  • Navionics Platinum+ Caribbean and Bermuda MSD/908P2 (11/2019)
  • Navionics+ Regions South Marine and Lake Charts MSD/NAV +SO (8/21)
  • Iridium Go Satellite communication w/external antenna on stern (2019)
  • Badboy Unleashed N Wifi extender w/antenna mounted on spreader (2019)
Specifications
Catamaran Name:S/V Muvfasta
Model:38
Year Built:1999
Builder:Robertson And Caine
Designer:Morrelli & Melvin
Construction:Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) sandwich core w/ end grain balsa, solid glass at joints and fittings
Loa:38'
Lwl:37'9"
Beam:21'3"
Headroom:7'
Draft:3'7"
Displacement:17,190 lb / 7,797 kg
Mast Height:57'
Speed:Cruising Speed: 7 knots @ 2800 RPM; Max Speed: 8 knots @ 3600 RPM)
Fuel Tanks:65 gallons
Water Tanks:211 gallons
Cabins:3
Heads:2
Galley Location:Up
Engines:2007 Westerbeke 42B diesel engines/direct drive/shaft/2 blade props
Fuel Consumption:.5 gal hr @6.5 kts 1 engine approx
Sails:Mainsail 2015 Doyle fully battened
Stack pack 2015 / New lazy jack lines 12/2021
Headsail 2020 Hood Genoa on Profurl roller furling (new line 10/2019)

Layout Diagram

Catamaran Inventory

Construction

  • Infused glass or PVC core construction
  • Closed-cell polyurethane foam
  • Balsa cored hulls and decks
  • Solid fiberglass where hardware is mounted
  • Watertight bulkheads both the stern and bow

Accommodations

  • Rare "owners’ layout" 3 cabin 2 head
  • Large private owners’ suite, with queen berth, with hanging locker and abundant storage, large private shower, vanity/office desk
  • Three double cabins all have new overhead shades
  • Master suite in starboard hull
  • Two cabins in the port hull share heads and showers
  • Two guest cabins – one forward and one aft, each with hanging locker
  • Full guest head and shower midship
  • 2 full heads w/showers
  • Seven-foot headroom throughout
  • Galley is up to port and dining to starboard in the salon
  • LED lighting throughout
  • Fans (3) in the salon and galley/one each in forward berths/two in aft berth

Salon

  • 7-foot-high ceilings
  • Dropdown dining table with new custom fitted tablecloth
  • U-shaped settee to starboard w/large storage underneath
  • New upholstery (being made)
  • Custom curtains on front ports, side window and doors leading to cockpit
  • Fans, opening ports and hatch with new overhead shade
  • GFCI 110v outlet (2022)

Galley

  • U-shaped Galley to port salon. Double stainless sink w/ hot and cold pressure water
  • Ample cabinet and drawer space
  • 2Force 10 burner propane gimbaled stove w/ oven
  • 5 gallon propane tank and two spare aluminum smaller tanks
  • Seafrost BD50F large 12v refrigerator/freezer w/Smart Speed Control
  • Sea Frost Danfoss compressor (2014) with two cold plates
  • Shurflo and Flojet (2019) water pumps 3.8 GPM under sink
  • Corian countertops
  • Fans, opening ports and hatch with new overhead shade
  • Custom curtains on front ports and side window
  • 20 Amp breaker for Seafrost (2022)
  • GFCI 110v outlet (2022)

Cockpit

  • New blue sunbrella Bimini top (7/2021)
  • New helm cushion and backrest (being made)
  • Electric (2 new switches @ helm) and 2 manual bilge pumps
  • Dinghy Davits
  • Extended swim ladder with wider teak steps and teak handle
  • Cockpit shower
  • Cockpit table with new tablecloth
  • Shore power stainless hookup & 30 Amp cord (New 8/2021)
  • Silent Wind 400+ wind Generator
  • Silent Wind Hybrid Boost charge controller 600W with MPPT Bluetooth connection
  • Muvfasta is wired to a wind & solar charge controller with inbuilt micro-controller. The wind generator is mounted on the starboard-aft section of the lifelines/stanchions

Electronics

  • All B&G instruments installed (new 7/2019)
  • B&G Zeus3 12" Color touch screen
  • B&G 4G Broadband Radar 24nm
  • B&G Triton 2
  • B&G NAC-3 controller
  • B&G Autopilot controller pad
  • B&G WS320 Wireless wind sensor
  • B&G ZG100 Antenna
  • B&G V60 VHF w/DSC and AIS
  • B&G DST 800 Transducer
  • B&G Forward Scan Transducer
  • B&G DD15 Drive Unit Autopilot
  • B&G XSonic bronze thru hull
  • Standard Horizon Floating Hx150 handheld VHF (7/2019)
  • Plastimo compass (original)

Electrical

  • Duracell house Batteries (920 amp-hours)
  • 8 X 230 amp-hour 6-volt flooded lead-acid batteries
  • Xantrex Freedom Sw3012 12v 3000w Inverter/Charger
  • Solar Power (Kryocera panels 150W each x 4 (600W) above cockpit Bimini
  • Silent Wind 400+ wind Generator
  • Silent Wind Hybrid Boost charge controller 600W with MPPT Bluetooth connection
  • Honda EU2200i generator with 30 amp adapter (12/2019)

Deck & Hull

  • Swim platform on both the Port and Starboard sides
  • Stainless-steel lengthened swim ladder w/wider steps on the Port side
  • New blue sunbrella Bimini
  • New water pump installed
  • Hauled out and bottom painted with Antifouling (10/2019)
  • Boot stripe painted when hauled (10/2019)
  • Thru hull replaced in ports head (10/2019)
  • Lofrans Tigres Windlass
  • 55 lb Delta Anchor w/chain
  • Newer bridle for anchoring and mooring
  • Lewmar manual winches (2-40 on the mast / 1-40 in the cockpit / 1-48 cockpit)
  • New Lewmar 48 Electric winch (New 11/2019)
  • ProFurl roller furling
  • Steering SS cable/pulley
  • Fuel tank (1) 65 gallons
  • Water tanks (2) 211 gallons combined (new float and gauge 2022)
  • 10 gallon hot water tank w/new high limit switch (6/2019) (engine heated/110 volt shore power/generator)

Sails & Rigging

  • Mainsail 2015 Full battened heavy fabric Doyle sail in great shape
  • Stack pack 2015
  • New lazy jack lines (12/2021)
  • Headsail Hood Genoa (purchased used in 2022) on Profurl roller furling (new line 10/2019)
  • Standing Rigging was inspected in 2019 by previous owner/some of rig replaced 2008 & 2013
  • Aluminum Strut Boom Vang
  • 2 New line brakes (2019)
  • 1 New pulley for main halyard (2022)
  • Replaced the main halyard, head sail halyard, topping lift, and head sail sheets and traveler line in late (10/2019)
  • All other running rigging is in very good condition

Engines & Mechanical

  • Mainsail 2015 Full battened heavy fabric Doyle sail in great shape
  • Stack pack 2015
  • New lazy jack lines (12/2021)
  • Headsail Hood Genoa (purchased used in 2022) on Profurl roller furling (new line 10/2019)
  • Standing Rigging was inspected in 2019 by previous owner/some of rig replaced 2008 & 2013
  • Aluminum Strut Boom Vang
  • 2 New line brakes (2019)
  • 1 New pulley for main halyard (2022)
  • Replaced the main halyard, head sail halyard, topping lift, and head sail sheets and traveler line in late (10/2019)
  • All other running rigging is in very good condition

Tender

  • Davits for dinghy

Navigation Equipment

  • B&G Zeus3 12" Color touch screen
  • B&G 4G Broadband Radar 24nm
  • B&G Triton 2
  • B&G NAC-3 controller
  • B&G Autopilot controller pad
  • B&G WS320 Wireless wind sensor
  • B&G ZG100 Antenna
  • B&G V60 VHF w/DSC and AIS
  • B&G DST 800 Transducer
  • B&G Forward Scan Transducer
  • B&G DD15 Drive Unit Autopilot
  • B&G XSonic bronze thru hull
  • Standard Horizon Floating Hx150 handheld VHF (7/2019)
  • Iridium Go Satellite communication w/external antenna on stern (2019)

Safety

  • Safety Equipment (USCG approved orange life jackets (6) / Inflatable West Marine Life jackets (2) / Flare Gun / Air Horn / Whistle
  • Fire extinguishers

Anchor & Docking

  • 55 lb Delta Anchor w/chain
  • Lofrans Tigres windlass w/control at helm and remote at the windlass
  • Newer bridle for anchoring and mooring
  • Fenders and extra line

Miscellaneous

  • Dedicated shower sump pumps w/filters and overboard discharge
  • Dehumidifiers (3) (2021)
  • All new gel mattresses w/waterproof covers (new 2021)
  • Owners berth has Air-flow Hypervent (new 2021) under custom made mattress (8/2019)
  • All new pillows and linens and throw pillows (new 2021)
  • All new interior custom curtains (new 2021)
  • All new overhead hatch shades (new 2021)
  • New external Phifertex mesh plus salon shades (new 2021)
  • All LED lighting inside and outside
  • Jabsco shower drain pumps (Two new 11/2022)
  • LED outside navigation lights (new 12/2019)
  • Interior decor is included if wanted
  • All new Perko deck latches on hatches (5/2021)
  • New hinges on water tank hatches (5/2021)
  • Trampoline (2016) (New attaching lines 6/2022)
  • New Bimini top (7/2022)
  • KUS water gauge (New 6/2022)
  • Safety Equipment (USCG approved orange life jackets (6) / Inflatable West Marine Life jackets (2) / Flare Gun / Air Horn / Whistle
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fenders and extra line
  • Both engine compartments painted in 2021 and new hinges on engine access covers
  • Various small parts were replaced on helm gauge clusters and engines (sensors, etc)
  • Owners Manuals on boat engines etc.