Dickerson Dickerson

1986 Dickerson 37' 37



1986 Dickerson

37' 37-Celeste

For Sale

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Vessel is currently a project boat!  

In late August, the price was dropped to 15,000 for a quick sale.   The seller wants the boat sold as quick as possible and decided to make a significant price drop to facilitate.

See broker notes for a list of possible projects.

Celeste a 37' Dickerson, built in Trappe, Md off the Chesapeake Bay has long been well known as a rugged offshore cruising boat with a modified fin keel and a skegged hung rudder.  She is a cutter rigged sloop that has good tracking ability plus good maneuverability.  The Dickerson 37 is known for it's quality and tradition and has a reputation as a fast well-balanced offshore boat.

This 37' has an upgraded 40 hp Yanmar diesel engine.  She is very well equipped with a great compliment of sails.  The hull, deck and cabin appears to be in good condition.




Quick Specs

Type: Sail

Year: 1986

Draft Max: 4' 6"

Draft Min: 4' 6"

Fuel Type: Diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Stabilizers: None

Full Details


This vessel has a v-berth forward with storage beneath the berth, an overhead hatch and two opening ports.  Hanging lockers are aft to port and starboard with the main salon just aft. 

The main salon has port and starboard settees with a dining table mounted on the forward starboard bulkhead.  The starboard settee converts to a double bed.  The salon has two opening ports on each side and an overhead hatch in the center.  Storage is provided above and behind the seat backs and beneath the seats.

Aft to port is the galley with an extra deep stainless steel sink with filtered hot and cold pressure water, a GSI stainless propane stove with oven, dry storage locker, large ice box plus storage cabinets and lockers for food and dishes.

Across to starboard is the head with a manual marine toilet, vanity with sink, shower plus storage for toiletries.

Aft to starboard is a quarterberth with a comfortable bed with storage beneath the bed and across is a matching quarterberth.

Up the companionway steps is a comfortable cockpit with wheel steering with pedestal mounted Simrad autopilot remote and a Raytheon GPS chart plotter.  Raytheon wind speed, apparent wind speed indicator and depth sounder are located on the port cockpit bulkhead.  Four stainless steel dorade vents are located on the cabin top.  A stainless steel swim ladder is mounter on the transome.


  • 2000 Yanmar 3 cylinder diesel engine 40 hp
  • Racor fuel filter
  • Fresh water cooling
  • 40 gallon fuel tank
  • 90 gallon water tank
  • Shur-Flo fresh water accumulator tank
  • Engine alarm & emergency stop
  • Manual fire extinguisher
  • Manual marine head
  • Wheel steering
  •  Martex 2 blade folding prop (new 2000)
  • One engine battery and two house batteries
  • Battery parallel switch
  • Jabsco electric bilge pump

Additional Information

  • 25 lb CQR anchor
  • 35 lb CQR anchor with 50' chain & 100' nylon rode
  • Manual Simpson/Lawrence Sea Horse anchor windlass
  • 4" samson post on bow
  • Stainless bow and stern rails
  • Side gates & aft gate
  • Stainless ladder
  • Bimini
  • Fenders & lines


Sailing Equipment

  • Two mainsails (both good condition)
  • Staysail
  • No 1 Genoa (150%)
  • No 2 Genoa (140%)
  • Two 110% Yankees (both good condition)
  • Asmmetrical Spinnaker (small)
  • Spinnaker
  • North SailrRoller furling for headsail
  • Lewmar two speed self-tailing primary winches
  • Stainless steel Rigging
  • Manual boom vang
  • Aluminum spars stepped on deck
  • Inside genoa tracks


  • Two burner stainless GSI propane stove with oven
  • Stainless steel sink with filtered hot and cold pressure water
  • Large ice box
  • Storage for food and dishes
  •  6 gallon hot water heater

Broker Comments

Vessel was moved to the hard in April 2018 to undergo a bottom job, engine recondition and general refit.   It was trucked to the owner property near Clearwater in Safety Harbor.

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. This listing is a courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.

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