2008 Sea Ray 38 Sundancer

  • 38 ft
  • Express Cruiser
  • Madisonville, LA, US

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New to the market! Gorgeous, completely loaded freshwater boat that lives in a covered, river slip and it shows both inside and out. Upgraded 8.1 High Output engines, full canvas, KVH Sat TV, dual Raymarine GPS/Chartplotter units, bow thruster, bad-to-the-bone stereo system, underwater lights, the works. This is one of those must-see opportunities and she won't last long. Make sure you click on the running video and the 3D Matterport camera virtual tour under "external links!" 


Basic Information

Sea Ray
38 Sundancer
Madisonville, LA, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
Happy Shrimp
Boat Type:
Express Cruiser
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Dimensions & Weight

38 ft - 11.58 meter
12 ft 6 in - 3.81 meter
Draft - max:
3 ft 1 in - 0.94 meter
Bridge Clearance:
Dry Weight:
19400 lbs


81 DTS High Output
Cruise Speed:
27 MPH
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Fuel Type:
420 (Individual), 840 (combined)
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Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
250 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
55 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
35 gallons - 1 tank(s)


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Vessel Details and Specs

Notable Features Specific to "Happy Shrimp"

  • Primarily a freshwater boat since new
  • Upgraded 8.1 HO engines w/ V-drives
  • Hardtop with custom JL Audio speaker system integration
  • Sat TV and Cockpit TV
  • Underwater lights
  • Navy canvas and blue hull
  • Central vacuum system
  • Dual Raymarine GPS/Chartplotters and bow thruster

Cockpit Features

  • 8 beverage holders
  • Snap-in carpet liner
  • Acrylic cabin entry door
  • Transom door
  • Self-bailing fiberglass floor liner
  • Stainless steel handrails
  • Fiberglass hard top with vent hatch
  • Overhead lighting
  • Aft sun shade
  • Electrically actuated engine room hatch
  • Indirect lighting
  • 12V accessory outlet
  • 120V outlet
  • Companion seating with molded fiberglass storage base and euro-style backrest
  • Helm seating with flip-up thigh rise bolster, armrest and heavy-duty pedestal with slide, 
  • Aft U-shaped seating with storage below
  • Aft L-shaped seating with storage below
  • Molded boarding steps
  • Side panel storage
  • Table with dedicated storage
  • Wet bar with sink
  • Stainless steel hand rail
  • Trash receptacle
  • Carry-on cooler storage

Cabin Features

  • Wood blinds
  • Interior carpet runners
  • Curtains and drape trim
  • Stainless steel hand rails
  • 12V indirect lighting
  • 12V xenon lighting
  • 12V accessory outlets
  • Phone outlet
  • 120V GFI protected outlet
  • Satin nickel-finished outlet and switch plates
  • Accent pillows
  • Wood entryway steps
  • In-floor storage
  • High gloss wood interior finish


  • Entertainment center
  • Gaming system port
  • MP3 port with 12V outlet
  • Clarion CD stereo
  • Sirius Satellite receiver with Antenna
  • Clarion 6-disc CD changer , Amplifier, Subwoofer and 8 speakers
  • Digital cockpit remote control and speaker selector switches
  • 20" flat screen LCD drop-down TV with remote DVD player
  • Sofa with storage below - converts to bed with filler cushion
  • Gunwale cabinets
  • Dinette with high gloss wood surface and dedicated storage


  • Coffee maker
  • Solid surface countertop with sink
  • Over-counter freezer with stainless steel front
  • Stainless steel hand rail
  • Microwave with stainless steel front
  • Power vent with stainless steel grill
  • Under-counter refrigerator with stainless steel front  
  • Storage drawers with cutlery insert
  • Upper and lower storage with designated plate and glass storage
  • Two-burner stove with safety rail
  • Trash receptacle with chute and solid surface cover

Forward Stateroom

  • Full-size island-style bed 
  • Hanging locker with light and shelf
  • Port mirrored hanging locker with lights and shelves
  • Bulkhead mirrored rope locker
  • Side shelf storage

Forward Port Head

  • Privacy door
  • Stainless steel handrails
  • VacuFlush head
  • Power vent
  • Medicine cabinet
  • Mirrored vanity with solid surface counter top
  • Sink with storage below

Forward Starboard Shower

  • Shower curtain
  • Privacy door
  • Stainless steel hand rail
  • Shower with seat and adjustable shower wand 


  • Privacy curtains
  • Stainless steel fixed port light
  • Conversational seating pit, converts to double berth with slide out base storage
  • Cabinet
  • Flatscreen TV with DVD player

Technical Features

Control Station

  • Bilge and cabin high-water alarm
  • Compass
  • Engine emergency start system
  • Concealed dual trumpet air horns
  • High-gloss instrument panel
  • Electronic shift and throttle controls
  • SmartCraft Diagnostic: Custom Sea Ray instrumentation with low-glare blue night lighting, Fuel level gauge, Oil pressure gauge, Voltmeter, Water temperature gauge, 2 tachometers
  • SmartCraft Vessel View display: Engine hour meter, Engine status, Performance and fuel, Troll control, Cruise control, Vessel status, Tank status, Steering position, Generator data and start/stop
  • Environment and Navigation: GPS interface, depth, and water temperature, Depth alerts, Trip log information, Fuel to waypoint data, Navigation data
  • Active alarms/details
  • High-gloss back lit switch panel 
  • Illuminated weatherproof rockers and electronic dimmer controls
  • Northstar VHF radio with remote speakers and 8' fiberglass antenna

Electrical System

  • 4 batteries with trays
  • Battery charger/converter 120V/40amp/12V
  • 2-way battery switches
  • Cable TV system with inlet
  • TV and phone shore cords
  • Coax outlet
  • Gain control and Omni-directional antenna
  • 2 galvanic isolators
  • DC main breaker panel
  • DC circuit breaker
  • AC and DC distribution panels
  • 120V and 30amp shore power with 50' cords
  • Zone-controlled reverse -cycle AC system

Engine Room

  • 2 12V automatic bilge pumps
  • 2 12V automatic high water bilge pumps (1 Bilge, 1 cabin)
  • 2 12V bilge blowers
  • Underwater exhaust
  • Automatic fire suppression system with manual pull
  • Insulated engine room with loaded vinyl barrier
  • 12V lighting
  • Engine access steps
  • Kohler 7.3kw Generator in Sound Box

Water system

  • Transom freshwater washdown spigot
  • Manifold system with shutoff valves
  • Pressure water system with 12V pump
  • Cockpit shower hot and cold
  • 120V 6 gallon water heater
  • Dockside water inlet

Waste System

  • Vacuflush head system
  • Holding tank level indicators
  • Holding tank with dockside pump out
  • Automatic sump box with pump

Underwater Gear

  • Bonding system with zinc hull plates
  • 1.5" stainless steel propeller shafts
  • Nibral 4 blade propellers
  • Manganese-bronze rudders with stainless steel posts
  • Seacocks on all underwater fittings
  • Seawater strainers
  • Dripless shaft logs with extra seal carrier kit
  • Manganese bronze struts
  • Hydraulic trim tabs

Electronics and Sea Ray Optional Equipment

  • Qty 2 Raymarine E120 GPS/Chartplotter/Radar System
  • Raymarine Depth
  • Raymarine ST 6002 Autopilot
  • Bow Thruster
  • Remote Control Bow-Mounted Spotlight
  • 2 Rod Holders

Hull and Deck Features

  • Bottom Paint
  • Stainless steel bow rail with welded stanchions, intermediate rails and lifelines
  • 6 stainless steel custom Sea Ray cleats
  • Stainless steel deck fill plates
  • Stainless steel deck rails
  • Stainless steel hand rails
  • Translucent deck vent hatch with lock and sky screen cover
  • 6 fixed stainless steel hull windows
  • Navigation lights
  • 4 stainless steel port lights, 2 fixed and 2 opening
  • PVC rub rail with stainless steel insert
  • Transom wall storage
  • Integral swim platform with stainless steel ladder and grab handle
  • Molded fiberglass toe rail on deck
  • Integral vent system in engine room
  • Tinted, tempered, and curved windshield with stainless steel frame, electric front vent, and stainless steel supports
  • Windshield washer system
  • Windshield wipers with delay and speed control


  • Blue Sunbrella canvas
  • Aft slant back curtains with bungee cords
  • Aft sunshade
  • Front curtains
  • Side curtains

Windlass System/Bow locker

  • Stainless steel anchor
  • Stainless steel anchor chute
  • Designated anchor chain storage with gas assisted hatch
  • Anchor washdown spigot
  • Optional windlass foot switches

Showing Details

Vessel is available to view anytime Mon-Sat in Pensacola, FL. Broker and seller request 48-hour advance notification prior to a showing. Coming in from out of town? Pensacola Regional Airport is a convenient 25-minute drive from the vessel.

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.

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Disclaimer: 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/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.(6374233)