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Courageous38' Alerion 38 Express 2006

$ 185,000

This yacht is built to the highest standards with hand-laid fiberglass construction and a sturdy carbon-fiber mast. The hull is finished in gleaming Awlgrip paint that not only looks great but also provides long-lasting protection against the elements. The spacious cockpit is ergonomically designed for comfort and ease of handling, with all sail controls conveniently within reach.

Below deck, the Alerion Express 38 offers comfortable accommodations for up to four guests. The interior is finished in warm, rich cherry wood and features a well-appointed salon with a centerline table. The galley is well-appointed with a two-burner stove, a refrigerator, and a sink. The forward cabin has a large double berth.

The Alerion Express 38 is a joy to sail, with a powerful rig and a responsive helm that makes it easy to handle even in challenging conditions. Whether you're racing or cruising, this yacht delivers a thrilling experience that you'll never forget. Don't miss the opportunity to own this beautiful and capable sailboat.

She sports a new set of Quantum sails (main & jib), electric Harken winches, self-tacking headsail, carbon spar, Ritchie compass, Garmin GPS Map 4212 Chartplotter, Raymarine wind speed and direction, Raymarine ST290 depth-speed-heading display (all mounted on the helm pedestal) and a brand new reverse cycle AC/Heat unit!

The beautiful interior benefits from a new teak & holy cabin sole, a table, port & starboard settees, a galley with a Force 10 2 burner stove w/oven, a V-berth, and a head.

The vessel is powered by a Yanmar 3JH4CE with 40 hp. diesel with a Yanmar sail drive and a 2-blade folding/feathering bronze propeller. The boat is nimble under power as it can cruise at 8 knots and turn within its own length.

United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Integrity Yacht Sales. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


  • Price USD:$ 185,000
  • Builder:


  • Model:

    38 Express

  • Year:


  • Location:

    Tracy Landing, Maryland, United States

  • Type:

    Sail Yacht

  • LOA: 38 ft 3 in
  • Display Length: 38 ft
  • Beam: 20' 8"
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: 45 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 26 gals
  • Engine Details: Yanmar 3JH4CE
  • Engine 1: 40.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Days on Market:

This is the long-limbed big sister to the pace-setting AE 28 and a strong family resemblance is evident in the balanced overhangs, delicate sheer and proportionate cabin. A combination of Carl Schumacher's underwater lines and a new deck, cockpit, cabin, and topside by the Pearson Design Group has produced a yacht that lives up to the Herreshoff legacy of classic beauty. The amazing strength of a modern carbon fiber mast by Hall Spars safely allows the elimination of the backstay, which in turn frees the mainsail for significantly larger size and better aerodynamic shape-proven by record-setting windsurfers, multihulls, and America's Cup contenders. Sail control by electric winches enables one person to hoist, reef, trim, and lower sail, all from the wheel station. With the patented Hoyt Jib Boom adding off wind power, this is a 2 sail, self-tacking rig that projects more sail area than any ordinary rig with a 150% genoa. The payoff is excellent light wind and off wind speed easily single-handed. Sail tests indicate speed superior to the competition and all for a more reasonable price.

High-performance Hall Spars carbon fiber mast and boom, which are lightweight and durable. The mast is a two-spreader, keel-stepped design, which offers excellent stability and rigidity. 

The standing rigging on the Alerion Express 38 is made of high-quality stainless steel wire, which provides excellent strength and corrosion resistance. The rigging consists of a forestay, backstay, upper shrouds, lower shrouds, and diagonal shrouds.

The new mainsail is a fully battened, full-roached Quantum mainsail that provides excellent power and control. The Quantum headsail furling jib that is easy to handle and adjust. The boat also comes with an asymmetrical spinnaker that is ideal for downwind sailing.


  • Harken mainsheet Traveler
  • The single-line reefing system led to primaries
  • Harken Roller Furler
  • Hall Rigid Quick Vang
  • Harken electric 2-speed self-tailing primary winches
  • Adjustable Harken genoa tracks
  • Lazy Jacks
  • Canvas Connection Bimini and Dodger

All electronics are installed in a customized NavPod GP1031 in front of the helm. The

Garmin radar/plotter, Raymarine i70 sailing instruments, and autopilot are all conveniently controlled and viewable behind the beautifully varnished teak


●2018 Garmin Chart-plotter

● Raymarine - AutoPilot, Wind/Speed/Depth

● Autopilot wireless remote

● Raymarine VHF 

● Fusion Stereo System

● Infiniti 6.5” Marine Speaker

● Ritchie 5" Compass

  • CruiseAir AC/heating


Wired for 12 Volt DC and limited 120 volt AC 60 HZ service

12 VDC System:

● Switch panel with breakers

● 2x 4D Gel Cell batteries

● Group 31 engine start battery

● 60 amp alternator

● Xantrex battery monitor

110 Volt AC

● Switch panel with breakers

● AC Outlets

● Water heater (also engine supplied)

● 30 amp battery charger

● 50' 30 amp shore power cord

● 30 amp shore power inlet in cockpit

Layout: The galley on the Alerion Express 38 is located aft of the main salon and to starboard. It is designed in an L-shape layout that maximizes counter space while still allowing for easy access to all the necessary equipment.

Countertops: The galley features a durable and easy-to-clean Corian countertop that is ideal for food preparation. The countertop extends along the L-shaped layout and offers plenty of space for meal preparation.

Storage: The galley on the Alerion Express 38 provides ample storage for provisions and cooking equipment. The galley features a number of cabinets and drawers, as well as a large pantry for storing dry goods. There is also a built-in trash bin for easy disposal of food waste.

Appliances: The galley on the Alerion Express 38 is equipped with a number of high-quality appliances that make cooking and meal preparation easy. These include a two-burner propane stove with an oven, a top-loading icebox, and a stainless steel sink with hot and cold running water. The galley also features a microwave for quick and easy heating of meals.

The Hull and Deck of the Alerion Express 38 are constructed using a resin-infused composite construction process that utilizes a foam core sandwiched between layers of fiberglass and carbon fiber. This construction method results in a strong and lightweight hull that is both durable and easy to maintain.

Keel Design: The Alerion Express 38 is typically equipped with an OEM Shoal Draft keel that is fixed in place. The keel provides excellent stability and helps to minimize leeway while sailing.

Rudder Design: The Alerion Express 38 features a balanced spade rudder that is mounted on a carbon fiber rudder post. The rudder is designed to provide precise and responsive steering in a variety of wind and sea conditions.



New OEM Shoal Draft Keel

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. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.