SLY Yachts 38

A sensational sailing experience.


The Sly 38 is a genuine sailboat… enjoyable and an easy-to-sail fast performance cruising yacht. You’ll get a full sensory experience with optimal performance and modern living conditions above and below deck.


Tailor-made for cruising and racing


Upwind and downwind sailing doesn’t get much better than the Sly 38.


Comfortable and effortless, you’ll be in front of the fleet while easily maintaining control of the boat…a perfect boat for the varying conditions and competitive sailing in and around New Zealand.


The interior is adaptable to racing and cruising. The furniture is easily dismounted for a lighter, faster boat or kept on board for comfort when entertaining or extended sailing.


Sly 38 Features


  • Ultra sleek Italian style and design
  • Large cockpit with an open transom
  • Twin wheel steering
  • 2 comfortable benches in cockpit
  • The “Sly” style narrow roof with long side windows for optimal upwind performance without affecting interior space
  • Lighter than most other boats in the 38 foot class
  • Competitive both on IRC and ORC regulation
  • Reinforced carbon fibre floor to channel rig load to the keel
  • Double door to master cabin
  • Large toilet with separate shower


High-tech High Performance


The Sly 38 fast performance sailing is due to its composite hull and deck, sandwich Termanto foam core, E-glass and carbon reinforcements and infusion by Vinylester resin.


Seaworthy and innovative, the Sly 38 is a Marco Lostuzzi design project with a generous sail plan, modern hull shape, middle-to-low displacement and an efficient shape on the fin and bulb.