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38' Blackfin 38 Combi Express 1997

$ 129,900

CHANG is a Blackfin 38' 38 Combi Express listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Cass Fishbein. Cass can be reached at 1-251-377-6053 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Sport Fishing and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

38 Ft. Blackfin Combi Express 1997

If you are looking for a rock solid, wave crushing Deep V with low hours and many modern updates like dual helm air conditioners, quiet Fischer Panda generator and newer Garmin Electronics, this Blackfin Combi 38 will get you to the fishing grounds quickly and smoothly, with a giant cockpit that can handle the largest of crews.

This 38 Blackfin Combi (express/open) has less than 600 hours on rebuilt Detroit DDEC 6V92 Diesel engines that are running strong! A newer tower was also installed that is not original to the boat and has a great layout with a bench seat and room to stand behind. This 38 Blackfin was previously owned by George Barber, one of the wealthiest land owners in the state of Alabama, and therefore has been updated with an open check book.

In Recent Years the Following Items Have Been Replaced or Upgraded:

  • Main Engines Rebuilt by Saunders Yachtworks (11/2005)
  • New Tower (2010) 
  • Fischer Panda 12Mini Diesel Generator 545 hours
  • Garmin Electronics Package Installed in 2012: VHF 200, GHC 10 Autopilot, X-HD Open Array Radar, GPS Map 7215, GPSMap 7212, and a GPSMap 7610xsv in Tower
  • (2) New AC Units for Helm Deck (2012)
  • Helm Deck Enclosure (2012)
  • Fuel Tank Replaced (2012)
  • Exhaust/Mufflers Updated (2012)
  • Bottom Painted (5/2018)
  • Props Tuned (5/2018)
  • Bilge Pumps Re-Routed to Separate Thru-Hull Fittings
  • Fuel Pump Added for Generator
  • Fresh Hull and Topside Detail (5/5/2019)
  • New Fusion MS-UD755 Stereo in Cabin with Remotes at Helm and in Tower (2019)
  • (2) Speakers at Helm Deck, (2) Speakers in Tower, and (2) Speakers in Cockpit (2019)
  • New Cockpit Coaming Pads (2019)
  • Updated Fire Suppression System (2019)


  • Price: $ 129,900
  • Days on Market: 41
  • Builder: Blackfin
  • Model: 38 Combi Express
  • Location: Orange Beach, Alabama, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 38 ft 3 in
  • Display Length: 38 ft
  • Beam: 14' 5"
  • Category: Sport Fishing
  • Water Capacity: --
  • Fuel Capacity: --
  • Engine Details: Detroit Diesel DDEC 6V92
  • Engine 1: 586.00 HRS 0.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 581.00 HRS 0.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
Ample seating at helm deck including: L-Shaped across from the two person helm chair and wide “love seat” to starboard. Two newer air conditioners keep the helm deck cool on even the hottest days! (4) Steps down to the cabin with head/shower and galley aft and to port, berth forward and dinette to starboard. 12V lighting, carpet, and a hi-lo table converts to a small berth.
  • Raritan head
  • Separate shower
  • Mirror
  • Sink
  • Storage
  • AC vent
  • Sink and Faucet
  • NorCold refrigerator/freezer
  • Princess (2) burner electric stove
  • Corian countertops
  • Microwave
  • Storage
  • Built in/fold down cockpit steps
  • Aluminum bow rail
  • (4) Fenders in racks
  • SS hardware/handrails
  • Bomar bow hatch
  • (2) Hatches in hardtop
  • Windlass
  • Anchor, chain and line
  • Windshield wipers
  • 4-Sided enclosure
  • (2) Helm Deck ACs
  • Horn
  • EPIRB at hardtop
  • Life Raft
  • LED spreader lights
  • Cockpit and helm deck engine room access
  • Storage
  • (7) Gunwale rod holders
  • Triple spreader outriggers
  • (2) Teaser reels
  • Live Well
  • Cockpit sink
  • Cockpit freezer
  • Rod/Gaff storage
  • Tuna tower (2010)
  • (10) Tower rod holders
  • Cockpit table with (4) rod holders
  • Fresh/Saltwater washdown
  • Compass
  • Garmin VHF 200
  • Garmin GHC10 Autopilot
  • Garmin GPSmap 7215 GPS, Fishfinder, Radar Display
  • Garmin GPSmap 7212 display
  • Garmin Open Array X-HD Radar
  • Garmin GPSmap 7610xsv in NavPod (Tower)
  • Autopilot Remote (Tower)
  • Compass (Tower)
  • 12kw Mini Fischer Panda diesel generator with 545 hours
  • 50 amp shore power system with cord
  • Battery charger
  • Trim tabs
  • Detroit DDEC 6v92 diesel engines
  • Twin disc transmissions
  • Racor fuel water separator filters for main engines and generator
  • Oil x-changer system
  • Dripless shaft seals
  • New Fuel Tank (2012)
  • New Exhaust System (2012)
  • New Generator (2012)
  • New Air Conditioners (2012)
  • New Electronics (2012)
  • New Tower (2010)
  • New Fusion MS-UD755 Stereo in Cabin with Remotes at Helm and in Tower (2019)
  • (2) Speakers at Helm Deck, (2) Speakers in Tower, and (2) Speakers in Cockpit (2019)
  • New Cockpit Coaming Pads (2019)
  • Updated Fire Suppression System (2019)

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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.


Our Blackfin listing is a great opportunity to purchase a very nice 38' 38 Combi Express. She is currently listed with United Yacht Sales broker Cass Fishbein who can answer all questions about the boat for you. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our team of professional yacht brokers to schedule a showing. There are many yachts listed for sale on the MLS each with a different history. We look forward to helping you complete your search for the perfect boat or yacht for sale.


United is the largest professional yacht brokerage firm in the world with over 150 yacht brokers in our network. By listing your boat or yacht for sale with us, all 150+ brokers on our team will be notified immediately which greatly increases the chances that your boat may sell before it ever even hits the market. With hundreds of used boats and yachts sold each year, there is no better team than United to help with the listing and sale of your vessel.


Buying a boat or yacht can be a daunting experience with so many available boats on the market. Let the team at United take the guesswork out of your boat search by enlisting one of our professional yacht brokers. Not only will we listen to your needs about budget, docking and storage, and how you plan on using your new boat, but we will do the research for you by looking through the MLS, researching the history of every listing, and negotiating on your behalf. From survey to acceptance, the team at United Yacht Sales is with you every step of the way.


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