2003 Leopard 38

Brunswick, United States of America (the)


Tax Paid

Yacht Overview

Boat Name: 
Try Knot
Boat Type: 
Located in:
Brunswick, United States of America (the)

Try Knot is true catamaran living at its best. The Leopard 38 is a spacious, light, and airy 3 cabin design, and the numerous upgrades and equipment on Try Knot make her ahead of her class.

With a Spectra Ventura watermaker with computer controls NEW in factory packaging, NEW Raymarine Radar Dome and custom mount, NEW Trojan cell batteries, and a repower and engine upgrade to 39hp Yanmahs, its clear that Try Knot is a unique find in the brokerage world. She is full of cruisers goodies. 

The Leopard 38 has always been a key model in the Leopard Catamaran litter of exceptional of cruising catamarans. She is focused on performance, comfort and offering an abundance of outdoor space. With her generous sail plan and hull design the Leopard 38 offers high performance yet is highly practical and easy-to-use. Inside, comfort as ever remains a top priority. The 3 cabin owner's version features 2 spacious double cabins in the port hull while the entire starboard hull is dedicated to an owner's suite featuring double cabin, desk and seat, large head compartment, and plenty of storage. Generous headroom throughout plus substantial storage capacity as a result of under-bunk lockers in each cabin gives even more space for onboard relaxation. The exterior of the Leopard 38 is equally well thought out, with a large cockpit and superb panoramic visibility. 

For a full and lengthy list of Try Knot's upgrades and recent maintenance, check out the full description. You will not be disappointed!

Basic Details

  • Boat Name: Try Knot
  • Make: Leopard
  • Model: 38
  • Length: 37ft / 11.43m
  • Year: 2003
  • Location: Brunswick, US
  • Price: $165,000.00
  • Fuel Type: diesel
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Layout (Heads): 2
  • LOA: 37 ft 6 in / 11.43 m
  • LWL: 36 ft / 10.97 m
  • Beam: 19 ft 9 in / 6.02 m
  • Draft: 3 ft 5 in / 1.04 m

Engines and Controls

Engine 1

  • Make: Yanmah
  • Type: Inboard
  • Power: 39
  • Engine Hours Run / Date: 200

Engine 2

  • Make: Yanmah
  • Type: Inboard
  • Power: 39
  • Engine Hours Run / Date: 200



  • Count: 1
  • Capacity: 348.26L / 92USgal


  • Count: 1
  • Capacity: 779.79L / 206USgal



  • Single Berths: 8
  • Heads: 2

Additional Details

Recent upgrades, maintenance, and equipment


Reconditioned stove, replaced diffuser and defective control

New SeaFrost refrigerator/freezer

Replaced transmission shift cables

Added oversize Manson Supreme anchor and swivel to 200’ 3/8 chain. Boat now has three anchors. Manson, Bruce with a secondary rode, with a Fortress as a spare.

Jib reworked by Quantum Annapolis.

Chart Plotter replaced with Raymarine e7D w/Radar, depth sounder (sounder head installed in new port through hull)

Navionics Gold Charts

Autopilot head replaced

Ships compass replaced with new Plastimo

Obtained electronic boat manual and parts guide

Replaced original davit with custom stainless arch including crane davits and mounts for solar, wind generator and satellite dish.

Added 520 amp Trojan lead acid battery bank

Replaced main DC Bus fuses and wiring

Installed Blue Sky charge controller, boost module to control wind generator, and an IP Remote battery monitor

Added 420 watts solar panels

Installed KISS wind generator

Installed KVH TracVision and Direct TV receiver.

Added 4000 watt continuous 5000 watt peak Inverter

New West Marine dinghy and 8HP Mercury outboard

Queen sized mattress pad w/covers purchased for all three cabins

Replaced bilge pumps and float switches in both engine rooms

Replaced starboard Racor retained old unit as spare

Replaced both Air Conditioner seawater pumps

New Bottom paint





Added Fusion 650 stereo with JL Audio speakers

Faucets in galley and heads replaced

Heads rebuilt with new seals, valves and o-rings





Re-powered; replaced everything between the Racors and the props:

Original Volvos replaced with 39hp Yanmar 3JH5E

New prop shafts fabricated and installed

Shaft seals replaced with Tides Marine

Exhaust system, lift mufflers, hoses, clamps and through hulls replaced with new 3” components

New Bottom paint

Shower sump pump replaced

Spare square topped main





Replaced dual fresh water system pumps

Replaced Blue Sky battery monitor

Bilge pump and switch, port engine room replaced

House batteries replaced with new Trojan cells



Spares and Documentation


New Raymarine RADAR dome and cables to add RADAR to e7D

Custom RADAR mount for Leopard mast

Cabling for fish sounder

Spectra Ventura water maker with computer controls new in factory packaging

Lewmar winch rebuild kits

Jabsco toilet rebuild kit and spare joker valves

Spare fuses, LED bulbs, wiring connectors and other electrical system components

Engine oil and fuel filters

Several sets of Racor filters

Safety gear/flares

Original manual for the boat and guide original owners put together

Manuals for all equipment existing or installed since purchase

PDF copies of Leopard manual

PDF Parts Manual for the boat that contains pictures, manufacturer names and part numbers for all original systems

(Receipts for most of the work done since purchase)


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 courtesy of the BoatWizard MLS 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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