'Pelagic', a Crealock 37 Yawl for Sale


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'Pelagic' is a 1981 Pacific Seacraft Crealock 37 yawl. She is equipped for both coastal and long-distance cruising and living aboard. USCG documented. 

Pacific Seacraft Crealock 37 yawl at anchor'Pelagic' lying to her anchor with a line ashore

She is in a transferable Lake Union slip. Recent survey (Nov 2021) by Marine Consultants Inc. 'Pelagic' is a safe and sea-kindly cruiser and live aboard for two people and can sleep 5 comfortably.

Tiller steered, her cockpit is spacious with a removable fold-out table for 4 and two full-length seats suitable for sleeping out in hot weather. She has a large sun/rain awning for marina living and a roll-up cockpit awning for use at anchor.

Foredeck of a Pacific Seacraft Crealock 37 yawlTeak-laid decks and capping rail

Equipment includes:

Universal four-cylinder diesel (1815 hrs) with 120A alternator, Monitor windvane with ST1000 tillerpilot, Lighthouse1501 windlass with all chain rode (350′ 5/16" G4), Spectra 200C Watermaker, KISS Windgen, 4 solar panels, Icom 710 SSB with tuner & Pactor 3 modem, Standard Horizon GX-2100 VHF w/AIS, Raymarine electronics, 9 sails, Garhauer blocks, traveler, organizers & vang, Broadwater 2-burner propane stove and Dickinson Newport fireplace. 316 SS 1/4" life lines. 


  • Engine: Universal, Model: 5432, Horsepower: 32, Hours: 1815
  • Transmission: Hurth HBW-10
  • Propellor: 3-blade Michigan Sailer 17 x 10 RH (WOT=2450rpm with this prop)
  • Prop Shaft: Aquamet-22 1” diameter (2010)
  • Engine Control: Spinlock single lever
  • Overheat: Aqualarm Exhaust Temp Alarm
Sail Plan of a Pacific Seacraft Crealock 37 yawlThe inner foresail identifies the Pacific Seacraft Crealock 37 as a staysail yawl

Rig & Rigging:

  • Sails: main, mizzen, staysail, jib 1, jib 2, drifter, mizzen staysail, mizzen riding sail, storm jib, storm trysail (in 1999 all sails were inspected and re-stitched as needed by maker;
  • Main re-cut & 3rd reef added; storm sails mizzen staysail new at that time)
  • LeFiell spars and fittings. 316 SS standing rigging (replaced 1999, refurb 2012)
  • Chainplates: 5/16” 316 SS (replaced 2008)
  • Garhauer rigid boom vang, mainsheet traveler, blocks and organizers (2010)
  • Spinlock rope clutches on cabin top, Profurl on headsail, Forespar telescoping whisker pole on mast track, ATN Tacker. 
  • Lines led aft to Barient and Lewmar bronze winches on coach roof and cockpit coaming, plus winches on mast and boom for reefing and halyards, internal main mast halyards x5, external spinnaker & staysail halyards.

The saloon of a Crealock 37 yawlA cozy and comfortable saloon


  • House: Four Group 31 AGM Concorde SunXtender (2009)
  • Starting: One Group 24 Energizer Marine (2014)
  • Battery Monitor: Heart Interface Link 2000
Light-weather downwind sails on a yawlTesting her lightweight drifter and mizzen staysail

Deck Equipment

  • Fold-up Boarding ladder: Mystic stainless
  • Mast steps: two at top of main mast, removable steps for mizzen 10ea
  • Lifelines: 316SS 1/4'” bare wire
  • Dodger: Wave Stopper hard dodger with Sunbrella & Strataglass panels, Sunbrella covers
  • Wind Vane: Monitor to tiller
  • Windlass: Lighthouse 1501
  • Washdown: Shurflo Blaster with strainer & hose outlet on bow
  • Lights: Tri-color masthead (Aqua Signal), deck level (Peters-Bey), steaming w/deck light (Forespar), spreaders (Perko)


  • Zodiac Zoom 260, 8 1⁄2 ‘, solid floor w/retractable dinghy wheels
  • Suzuki 4 HP, 2-stroke outboard


  • Shore Power 30A
  • Galvanic Isolator: Quicksilver 50A
  • Alternator: Powerline 120 Amp with Heart InCharge 3-stage controller
  • Wind Generator: KISS on mizzen mast
  • 4 Solar Panels: Two Kyocera 80W, Two ET Solar 80W (two on hard dodger, two on side decks) with BlueSky MPPT controller & remote display
Forepeak berth in a Crealock 37 sailboatThe forepeak berth


  • Extinguishers: 3ea Type B:C Size I; 1ea FE241 (engine room automatic with manual release)
  • Discharge Alarm: FireBoy
  • Fire blanket near galley
  • Washdown pump (fitting on bow)
  • Smoke & CO detector
  • Propane detector

Safety Equipment

  • High-water alarm
  • Lifesling
  • Jim Buoy horseshoe
  • Heaving line
  • Jack lines
  • Clip-on hard points in cockpit
  • Boarding ladder
  • Flares
  • Groco safety seacock (SBV) on engine intake

Other Machinery & Plumbing

  • Water Maker: Spectra 200C
  • Fresh Water: Shurflo Aqua King II & Whale foot pump in galley
  • Hot Water: Atlantic 6-gallon stainless steel water heater (shore power & engine heated)
  • Sanitation Device: Groco EB Master marine toilet with holding tank
  • Bilge Pump (electric): Rule Mate 1000 GPH Automatic
  • Bilge Pump (manual): Whale Gusher (in cockpit)
  • Groco ball valves (5) on through-hulls below waterline
A Crealock 37 sailboat at anchorA fine ship

Communication, Navigation & Entertainment

  • SSB: Icom IC-M710 MF/HF Marine Transceiver + AT-130 tuner + Pactor 3 Modem
  • VHF: Standard Horizon GX-2100 w/AIS
  • Chart Plotter: Raymarine A65
  • Depth, Speed, Log: Raymarine ST60 Tridata
  • Radar: Raymarine SL70
  • Pilot: Raymarine ST-1000 Tiller Pilot (to Monitor) with S100 Remote
  • Compass: Ritchie BN-202 bulkhead mounted
  • Television: Samsung 21” HDTV
  • Speakers: Yamaha YST-M101 Powered Multimedia Speakers with separate input selector


  • Primary: Simpson Lawrence Claw 66 lbs with 350 ft HT chain (G4)
  • Stern: Danforth 20 lbs HT
  • Stowed below: CQR Plow 35 lbs, Navy 30 lbs with 30 ft 3/8” chain + 300 ft 5/8” three-strand nylon
  • Sea Anchor: Fiorentino 9 ft diameter (unused) with 300 ft 1⁄2” three-strand nylon
The galley in a Crealock 37 sailboat'Pelagic's galley is a the foot of the companionway on the starboard side. Note the sturdy crash bar in front of the stove.

Galley, BBQ & Heating Equipment

  • BBQ: Magma kettle on stern rail with aluminum 6 lb tank
  • Stove/Oven: Broadwater SS Propane 2-burner stove w/oven & broiler
  • Heater: Dickenson Newport bulkhead propane fireplace
  • Propane: 2 aluminum, horizontal 20 lb tanks on deck forward of mast with 2 solenoids and 2 remotes below.
  • Refrigerator: Built-in top loading box with Sea Freeze of America evaporator using a Danfoss BD50F variable speed compressor (2011)
  • Galley Sink: SS deep, double sinks with Grohe single lever pull-out faucet.
  • Sink Drain: Jabsco macerator
Navigation station in a Crealock 37 sailboatThe navigation station is at the foot of the companionway on the port side.

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