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1987 Golden Star 37 Sundeck Motoryacht

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin



This fresh water trawler is well equipped for cruising off the grid. With its three Solar panels, large battery bank, high output alternators and LED lighting, cruisers can be self-sufficient for weeks. This 1987 trawler has a beautiful traditional teak interior throughout with excellent Taiwanese workmanship. It has both an upper and lower helm. The roomy master stateroom, which has a queen walk around bed, V-berth, two heads, with showers, salon, galley, dinette, sundeck, flybridge, and it's exceptional condition combine to make "Sabbatical" the perfect cruising, or live aboard vessel. 

Basic Boat Info

Price: $74,900 (Sale Pending)
Boat Name: Sabbatical
Make: Golden Star
Model: 37 Sundeck Motoryacht
Year: 1987
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Bestway
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: LYC37118D787
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 37 ft
Length Overall: 42'8 ft
Waterline Length: 38'4 ft
Beam: 12 ft
Max Draft: 3'8 ft
Displacement: 18,000 lb
Electrical Circuit: 110 V
Double Berths: 1
Twin Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: TMD41A
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 150hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1987
  • Engine Hours: 1691
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: TMD41A
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 150hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1987
  • Engine Hours: 1688
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 300hp
Cruising Speed: 8.69 kn
Maximum Speed: 12.17 kn


Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 300 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 180 gal
Water Tank Material: Stainless Steel
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 40 gal


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Trim Tabs: Yes
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Trawlers


Terry Godres
CenterPointe Yacht Services - Sturgeon Bay


CenterPointe Yacht Services - Sturgeon Bay
77 South 1st Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, US, 54235
Tel:920 559 0730


Sun deck aft cabin with a hard top and full enclosure with screens.

Flybridge helm and Bimini top with full enclosure

Aft cabin with walk-around queen berth, head with stall shower, (2) hanging lockers, and abundant cabinets

Salon with lower helm, starboard and aft doors with screens for deck access.

Galley with convertible dinette opposite

V-berth forward with head and shower

Teak & Holly Cabin Sole

(2) Deck Chairs

Screens for Hatches & Ports

Showers; forward in head, aft separate stall

Water Heater and Engine Hot Water

(2) Manual Toilets with and holding tank

Swim platform with dinghy mounts



Raymarine RD418HD Radar (2010)

Raymarine C90W MFD Chart Plotter (2010)

(2) VDO Depth gauges (2014)

(2) VHF radios; West Marine 580 & Standard Horizon Eclipse (2010)

(2) VDO Rudder Angle Indicators

(2) Compasses

JVC stereo with (4) speckers

Trim Tabs



Galley and Interior Items

Full-size dual-voltage Refrigerator (2011)

Electric 3 burner stove with oven


Lake water foot pump

110 V. Refrigerator on sundeck

Propane Grill 

(2) Built-in Electric Heaters

Brass Clock & Barometer


Additional Equipment and Features

Solid Fiberglass Semi-displacement Hull with moderate beam, hard chines and long Prop-Protecting Keel.

Phasor 6.5 KW Generator (46 hours, new 2010)

30 amp Shore Power Inlet with (2) Cords and adaptors

Bottom Stripped and (6) coats of epoxy barrier applied with VC 17 Bottom Paint (2012)

Custom Winter Cover and frame (2011)

Dinghy: 9' 2" Mercury Inflatable RIB (hard bottom) Dynamic 280 (2010)

Dinghy Davits on Swim Platform

Anchor Windlass: Vetus Tiger 1000 watt 12 V.

Bow Pulpit with Anchor Roller & 60 lb. CQR Anchor with 200' chain 

Spare Anchor: 45 lb. Danforth with 30' chain & 200' rope rode

Inverter; 3000 watts

10 Batteries: House (6) golf cart 6V & (2) Grp 31; Starting (1) Grp 31; Generator (1) Grp 31

(2) 40 amp Batter Chargers (2010)

Battery Parallel Switch

(2) 125 amp Alternators with Smart Regulators

(3) Solar Panels, 235 watt total with regulators

LED Lighting

(3) Bilge Pumps; manual Whale Gusher 30 GPM (2010); Rule 3000 (2010); Rule 800 

Bilge High Water Alarm 

Automatic Fire System & (5) fire extinguishers

(2) Bilge Blowers

Out Board Motor Davit and Bracket

Mesh Window Covers

Life Ring, Life Sling & (4) Life Jackets

(8) Fenders, Dock Lines, and Spare Parts





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.
Additional Contact Information

Terry cell: 920-559-0730

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