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S/V SC39 Horizons 1984 Southern Cross 39 is available for sale. 

Horizons is currently located in the Seward Boat Harbor and delivery to Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, or Hawaii will be considered.

This boat would be an excellent choice for someone dreaming of blue-water voyages.

It would be a luxurious boat for coastal cruising. 

Additionally, it would make a great live-aboard for housing in Seward. 

Options for financing are available.

Please visit for details, photos, and an overview of the process to expect when buying a sailboat. 

Contact Info: Robyn Hall, 907-203-6187,

Current Location: Seward, Alaska

Listing Price: $85,000

Cutter Rigged Blue Water Cruiser or Liveaboard Sailboat

Clean Title and current Alaska Registration.

Ready to Sail

Canoe stern & skeg hung rudder.

Cutter rigged with keel stepped mast.

Excellent engine, less than 100 hours, 50 hp, Kubota/Beta-Marine.

Registered Length: 38.5’, Length Overall: 42’ Beam: 12’, Draft: 8’6”

Sleeps 5. (double berths in bow & stern, single in settee)

All photos are from 2022 or 2021.

Recent Marine Survey: Rocky Point Surveys LLC, May 2022, Market Value $95,000

Alaska state title & registration.

Great boat, we have spent the last 4 years making repairs & improvements. I just don’t have enough time to keep it.


Hull: Fiberglass with foam core hull and balsa core deck. Designed by Thomas Gillmer and built by the C.E. Ryder Corporation. Ablative copper bottom paint (fresh coat 2022)

Sails: Mainsail (with Lazyjacks), Furling Jib/Genoa, Staysail, Spinnaker (Alaska Flag – Blue with Gold Stars; with spinnaker pole & snuffer); Storage bags & covers for all sails.

Mast Pulpits; Self tailing winches; Two mast steps

Helm: Canvas dodger & bimini; Ship’s wheel; VHF connection; compass; navigation gauges; Engine Controls; Most lines run aft to cockpit.

Anchoring: 3 Anchors; Lofrans’ Tigress Electric Windlass; All chain rode; Below deck windlass & chain lockers.

Engine: Kubota / Beta-Marine 50hp diesel, 62 hours (installed circa 2014, new impeller & diesel filter 2022); Twin Disc Gears; Feathering Propeller (with new zincs); includes full set of spare filters

Electric: Solar Panels (175W Flexible Panel with MPPT controller both new 2022); 100W Panel (new 2021) with controller; Batteries (one gel size 8D; one size 27); engine alternator; shore power charger; breaker panel.

Freshwater: Two stainless water tanks under the cabin sole. 50 gallons each; 100 gallons total. Pressurized (prefilter, 12V pump, accumulator tank). 2 basin sink in galley (new faucet 2021). 1 basin sink in head. Shower in head (sump pump not working)

Blackwater: Original Skipper Marine Head (rebuilt 2022), 36 gallon holding tank (new 2022), LectraSan treatment system (with upgrade kit included)

Galley: Gimballed Range (Force 10 Range) with 2 aluminum Propane tanks in external locker; Icebox (with nonworking 12v refrigeration)

Hatches (4) & Portlights (10) - all open/close; cast aluminum, Bomar; (new gaskets 2021; includes frames & supplies for window screens)

Cabin: Wood trimmed interior. Hydronic Heat - Diesel Webasto ST90 (new antifreeze & thermostat 2022); 2 Closing Mushroom vents (new 2019); DC Cabin fan; Cabin lights (Alpenglow + others); FM Radio, Speaker, CD Player (disconnected, untested)

Bilge Pumps: 2 electric, 1 electric transfer, 1 manual

Communications & Navigation:

VHF radio; HF/MF/SSB with transceiver & modem (turns on, untested)

Radar (Furuno); Chartplotter (turns on, needs connected to antenna); AIS Class B (turns on, untested)

Chart Table; Navigational lights

Gauges for Depth, Wind Speed & Direction, Water Speed & Temp (new through hull, unfinished install);

Autopilot (Robertson AP22, turns on, untested); Windvane (Monitor, untested)

Emergency Equipment: EPIRB, Sea Anchor, Horeshoe Bouy

Dinghy & Outboard: 9’ 6” Gary King Alaska Series Inflatable Boat, 2004; Yamaha 6hp 2-stroke 1998 (needs repairs); oars, inflation pump, storage bag and deck mounted tie downs for dinghy; mounted davit for outboard; Dinghy & outboard are included in the listing price, but could be excluded if preferred.

Also included are many spare parts and other items specific to the boat including: boarding ladder, shore power cord, water hose, galley supplies, portable bilge pump, and more.


Disclosure: In 2018, this boat fell over on land in the boatyard and was totaled by the previous owner’s insurance company. The damages have been repaired, the boat surveyed, and insured.

    posted 7/14/2022

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