Neff Yacht Sales / Used 38 foot Little Harbor WhisperJet 38 Power - ENCHANTE

Little Harbor WhisperJet 38


1998 • 38' (11.58 m) • Power

$225,000 USD

ENCHANTE is a hard-top Little Harbor WhisperJet 38 in exceptional condition. Exclusively maintained and heavily updated by Hinckley Yacht Services and Burr Bro's Boats since new, she is a rare find in this market. Her shoal draft and high performance make her uniquely versatile as a day boat or for extended cruising.

As one of the most updated and over-maintained WhisperJets, she boasts new teck decks, recent generator, electronics, Joystick jet controls, a custom windshield and twin Cummins Turbo engines that were completely removed, rebuilt and reinstalled in 2015.


Vessel Information

Builder: Little Harbor
Model: WhisperJet 38
Model Year: 1998
Category: Power
Sub Category: Express Cruiser
Condition: Used

LOA: 38' (11.58 m)
Engine Info: Cummings Turbo Diesel diesel 370|horsepower 450

Location: Marion, MA US
City: Marion
Country: US


  • Flag Blue Awlgrip with double white boot stripe, gold cove stripe and black bottom
  • Foam cored hull bottom and topsides
  • Vinylester osmosis barrier
  • Knitted bi-directional E-glass with Kevlar hybrid throughout hull
  • Molded rubrail with stainless striker
  • Lightweight composite stringers
  • Main bulkheads FRP laminated with marine grade plywood

Deck Equipment:

  • Full complement of offshore sport fishing gear including outriggers, live well etc.
  • Balsa cored deck
  • White Gelcoat cabin sides with painted white non-skid decks
  • Maxwell anchor windlass with bow foot switches and remote at helm
  • 10 kg galvanized Bruce anchor with 5/16 galvanized chain to 5/8 plaited nylon rode
  • Saltwater wash down on foredeck
  • Extended stainless bow rail
  • Varnished teak caprail with stainless chafe guards at anchor cleats - anchor roller
  • Custom varnished teak windshield with center opening window
  • Hard top with recent new canvas in excellent shape
  • Fiberglass non-skid swim platform with retractable stainless swim ladder
  • Stidd pedestal helmsman's chair
  • Molded steering console and instrument box, hinged for easy access
  • Teak steering wheel
  • (3) Windshield washers and wipers
  • (4) Lewmar anodized aluminum opening deck hatches, salon and forepeak with screens and shades
  • (6) Stainless steel mooring cleats; at bow, amidships and stern
  • Hot/cold shower in aft cockpit
  • Dock lines
  • Horn
  • Fishing rod holders
  • Fenders with covers
  • Stamoid covers for console, bridge table, nav table, companionway and helm seat


Located two steps up and forward of the cockpit, the bridge deck serves as the prime entertainment area on the Little Harbor Express. Whether totally enclosed with heat and air conditioning, or open to the elements, it is always comfortable. The state-of-the-art helm station is located forward and to starboard, with full electronics and instrumentation and leather Stidd helm chair. Forward to port is a customized teak chart table. An L-settee seats four comfortably with a tapered teak table and cover.

  • New Teak Deck sole (2019)

Behind the helmsman's seat is a large storage locker with cushion and refrigeration that provides additional seating, as well as quick access to cold drinks. All cushions are off-white Ultraleather.


From the bridge deck and down two varnished teak removable companionway steps are the open salon with forward V-berth sleeping area, mid-seating settees port and starboard, galley aft and head to port aft.

  • Varnished interior trim
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Flush panel storage doors. Tambour storage doors in galley and forward
  • Roller-bearing drawer slides with Kroon flush positive latches
  • (5) Interior dome lights with cherry rims
  • (7) Frigast stainless/chrome plated lights
  • (4) Opening port lights
  • Lewmar opening hatch with Ocean Air screen/blind
  • Sky screens on hatches
  • ABC fire extinguisher mounted behind companionway steps
  • Electrical panel at companionway to starboard
  • 12,000 BTU marine air conditioning system
  • Magic Chef microwave oven

Head (Starboard-Aft):

A cherry-louvered aft door provides access to the enclosed, easy to clean Cream fiberglass, Formica and Corian head with cherry trim and padded vinyl overhead. Fiberglass molded-in floor with shower sump.

  • White vanity countertop
  • Stainless steel oval under-mounted sink with hot/cold pressure water
  • Grohe hot/cold faucet with pull-out shower and wall-mounted holder
  • King Starboard cream-color shower grate
  • Vacuflush head system
  • Door storage below sink
  • Locker with tambour door outboard sink
  • Mirror - wall mounted
  • Dual 110-volt GFI outlet
  • Overhead 12-volt dome light
  • Opening window port
  • Tank Watch - mounted under vanity
  • Stainless steel towel bar
  • Fluorescent light
  • Solar vent

Galley (Port-Midship):

  • Norcold DE-451 refrigerator mounted under counter
  • Grohe faucet
  • White Corian counter top and cherry trimmed lockers and drawers
  • Under-mounted stainless steel sink with hot/cold pressure water
  • Tambour door storage lockers with shelves, outboard the sink
  • Door to under-sink vanity storage
  • 3-Drawer storage below countertop aft
  • Electric two-burner "Euro-style" cook top
  • Microwave - shelf-mounted over stove
  • Marine Air digital control panel
  • Dual 110-volt outlet
  • Opening port
  • Overhead 12-volt dome light

V-Berth Accommodations (Forward):

Forward are the sleeping accommodations finished in cherry trim with flush panel and tambour doors. There are cherry battens on the hull sides.

Complete with:

  • V-berth with filler cushion to form a double berth
  • Step/seat between V-berth, with storage compartment below
  • Drawer storage port under the V-berth
  • Port and starboard built-in hanging lockers
  • Outboard shelves and tambour door lockers
  • Settee seat to port, with storage under
  • Starboard settee seat is extra long
  • Matching throw pillows
  • 12-volt overhead dome lights
  • Port and starboard Frigast 12-volt reading lamps at V-berth
  • Hella fans over V-berth
  • Overhead hatch with sky screen shade
  • Opening portlights


  • (2) Raymarine e165 hybrid touch radar/GPS/chartplotter/fish finder
  • FLIR Thermal Camera night vision system (2019)
  • AIS (2019)
  • Raymarine p70R smart autopilot
  • Standard Horizon VHF
  • Raymarine open array radar scanner
  • KVH Azimuth electronic compass
  • Alpine TDA AM/FM/CD stereo


In accordance with ABYC standards.

  • 12v/110v control and distribution panel with voltmeter/ammeter
  • 5 kW Northern Lights generator (new 2014) (150 hrs)
  • Inverter/charger
  • (2) AGM engine starting batteries
  • (4) AGM house bank batteries
  • (2) AGM bow thruster bank batteries
  • Engine alternator for battery charging
  • 40-amp battery charger
  • Battery switching
  • Tinned wire throughout
  • Split loose fire retardant cable conduits
  • Bonded system on all underwater hardware
  • Reverse polarity indicator
  • 12v cabin lighting
  • 110v outlets at galley and head with GFCI
  • 12v outlet at helm
  • Courtesy lights in cockpit
  • Remote light on mast with helm control
  • Battery cables, single insulated 4/0 with fireproof jacket
  • 30 amp fused shore inlet to 30 amp breaker panel
  • 30 amp to 15 amp adapter


  • Twin 1998 Cummins 6BTA 5.9 M3 370-hp turbo diesel engines meticulously maintained (removed, completely rebuilt and installed in 2015)
  • 450 engine hours since rebuilt, 2200 total
  • New engine mounts (2015)
  • Entire engine space cleaned and repainted (2015)
  • Twin Hamilton 273 water jet propulsion system
  • Electric bridge deck lift with manual override allows easy access to engine area
  • JetStick steering system (2017)
  • WhisperJet sound barrier (ultrasonic insulation around engine boxes, muffler wraps and gaskets on all openings)
  • Wet exhaust with discharge through transom
  • Morse throttle/clutch controls
  • Bennett trim tabs with indicators
  • Bronze raw water strainers
  • High water bilge alarm
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Racor fuel filter/separator
  • Reverso oil change system
  • Engine room blowers with FRP/plastic vents on deck
  • MarineAir 12,000 BTU reverse-cycle air conditioner; outlets below and on bridge deck
  • Automatic Halon fire control system
  • Vetus 7 bow thruster
  • Holding tank gauge
  • (2) 12v bilge pumps with automatic switches
  • (2) Fuel tanks, 150 gallon welded aluminum
  • (2) Fire extinguishers, 2.5 lb.


  • Life jackets, USCG approved
  • Life raft
  • Lifesling man overboard module
  • Distress kit


The owner's personal effects are excluded from the sale.


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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