Regal 38 Express Sportyacht

One of the marks of a good boatbuilder is the ability to take the best of a successful model and update it as new technology and equipment become available. Regal’s new 38 Express is a good example.

Based on the popular 3760 Commodore, the 38 is now available with twin 260-hp Volvo D4 electronic diesels turning DuoProp outdrives with optional joystick low-speed maneuvering. These engines are compact, clean, and efficient. The performance they offer is remarkable: cruising speeds from the upper 20s to the low 30s with fuel consumption of 16 to 18 gallons per hour. An optional 8 kW Kohler diesel generator with sound shield joins them in a spacious engine room beneath an electrically operated rear hatch.

The 38 Express offers sleeping accommodations for two in the bow stateroom, 2 in the midcabin beneath the helm deck, and 2 on the convertible salon settee. An optional hardtop with windows covers the helm, adjacent half-circular seating area to port, and day galley, with an optional convertible seat/sunpad aft in the cockpit. The 38 Express retains important features from the Commodore like centerline steps from the helm deck through the windshield to the foredeck.

Base price for the Regal 38 Express with twin 260-hp Volvo D4 diesels turning DuoProp outdrives, with joystick maneuvering. Figure another $50,000 for desirable accessories like an 8 kW Kohler diesel generator with sound shield, hardtop with windows, radar, central vacuum system, gas grill, graywater system, and bottom paint.

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  • LOA: 38’
  • Beam: 12’ 2”
  • Draft: 3’ (drives down)
  • Bridge clearance: 12’2”
  • Transom deadrise: 19˚
  • Weight : 15,200 lbs.
  • Fuel: 276 gals.
  • Water: 67 gals.
  • Waste: 30 gals.
  • Sleeping capacity: : 6
  • Max. headroom: 6’ 5”
  • Maximum power: 750 hp (gas)
  • Maximum power: 520 (diesel)

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