38 Northern Bay Lobster Boat

The Northern Bay 38 was designed with a downeast built-down style hull providing a comfortable ride in many sea conditions.

  

The 38' Northern Bay's hull design has proven to provide higher efficient speeds with a single diesel engine requiring less power. 

 

The 38 Northern Bay is a new and improved design with performance guaged by a combination of Speed, Seaworthiness and Economy. The 38 Northern Bay is larger in all aspects, it is a different and improved upon design over the 36. The versatile Northern Bay 38 is a great choice whether Lobstering, Sportfishing or as a Downeast Cruiser. Owners love these boats! 

 

The Northern Bay 38 is available as kit boat! See Pricing Below.

 

Specifications

Type:

Down East Lobsterboat

Hull shape:

Built Down

Length:

38'-2  LOA

36' 6" on the waterline

Working space:

14'10" to 23' 6"

Width:

13'4" Beam - 11'8" at transom

Load cap.: 

8,800 lbs

Draft:

Draft 3'10"

4' lightly loaded

Engine size: 

single engine from 400 to 1200 hp

Length cockpit:

14'10" - 18'

Engines: 

Single

Displacement:

19,841 lbs

Propellor:

 

4 - 5 blade 28"up to 32" max

Basic engine:

405 Cummins - speeds given may

not be accurate for this engine

Steering: 

Hydraulic commercial dual ram

Top speed:

31knots/2600 rpm

Fuel tanks: 

265 - 400 US gal.

Cruising speed:

24 knots/2100 rpm

Hatches: 

Commercial aluminium and stainless steel

Optional engines: 

Cummins, Scania, Caterpillar, Yanmar +

Wiring: 

12 or 24 volt

Building material:

Polyester, vinylester, Balsa or Divynicel sandwich

Fuel filters:

Dual Racor switchable

Hull construction:

Solid glass or Composite with choice of core

Batteries: 

2 x 8D

 

 

Bunks: 

2 with storage under