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2008 Out Island 38 Express Fisherman

Rockport, Texas


Exceptional 2008 Out Island Express. The "Chingadera" will impress even the most exacting buyers. She has received an extensive list of upgrades and updates over the last 3 years that really set her apart. Perhaps the most impressive thing the "Chingadera" brings to the table is her efficiency! With real world loaded cruise numbers of 27kts at .9 mpg she has ample range and is very economical for a vessel of this size and caliber. Not only is she capable but she looks amazing doing it. The lines of the Out Island are quite stunning and the color scheme of the "Chingadera" only adds to her appeal.


Recent upgrades include:


  • All new Garmin electronics 
  •  2 16” Garmin lower helm
  •  1 12” Garmin tower
  •   Garmin Auto pilot
  • New B 275 HLW transducer
  • All new upholstery on cushions
  • New mattress cover
  • SeaDek helm area and tower
  • All new bilge and live well pumps
  • New electric reel outlets
  • New VHFs
  • Night track camera
  • New teak release marine battle saddle 6 rod holder with teak pitch bait tubes
  • Freezer plates installed in starboard drink box
  • Re-glassed and Painted helm pod
  • All new gunnel rod holders 


  • New fuel tank
  • New underwater lights
  • New generator electrical end 
  • New engine displays (Garmin 7” x 2)
  • New engine room cameras (2)


  • New control head tower controls 
  • New isinglass 
  • New radar dome 
  • New Outrigger spreader cables
  • 3000 hr Cummins service




BLM Yacht Sales / Fall River is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Frigate Yachts.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Out Island
Model: 38 Express Fisherman
Year: 2008
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: OIS38124G708
Has Hull ID: Yes
Range: 575.39 mi


Length: 38 ft / 11.58 m
Length Overall: 37'10 ft / 11.53 m
Beam: 14'2 ft / 4.32 m
Range: 1'9 ft / 575.39 m
Max Draft: 3'4 ft / 1.01 m
Dry Weight: 22,000 lb
Deadrise: 17 °
Cabins Count: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Cummins
  • Model: QSC 8.3
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 500hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Alloy
  • Year: 2008
  • Engine Hours: 2950
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Cummins
  • Model: QSC 8.3
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 500hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Alloy
  • Year: 2008
  • Engine Hours: 2950
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 1,000hp
Cruising Speed: 27 kn
Propeller RPM: 2250
Maximum Speed: 35 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 503 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 112 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 25 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Saltwater Fishing, Sports Fishing Boats, Flybridge

Manufacturer Provided Description

The Out Island 38 Express Fisherman in a class by herself. From the Carolina flare to the classic tumble home and rounded transom, her lines scream custom. In an age where most boats appear, cookie cutter similar, this beauty is guaranteed to turn heads. A privately held company founded and managed by seasoned industry veterans, Out Island has raised the bar for semi-custom manufacturers. That design and construction decisions are made by avid boaters and fishermen instead of MBAs and accountants is crystal clear as soon as you step aboard. In addition to providing excellent visibility, the well thought-out center command station places every piece of electronics, control and switch at your fingertips. Clean, functional and extremely well-equipped, the cockpit and helm decks are just the beginning of this classic boat?s appeal. You will find abundant storage, including a concealed, locking and self-bailing rod locker complete with wash-down. Below lies a surprisingly spacious engine room with all equipment easily accessed for inspection and service. Inside the cabin, every door, drawer and cabinet is handcrafted at our facility by skilled craftsmen who average nearly 35 years experience each perfecting their skills.Once fired up however, this beauty becomes a beast. As you effortlessly ease the throttles forward, you immediately realize this no ordinary ride. Acceleration is impressive to say the least. You are up on plane in no time; leaving those less fortunate behind in your wake. Thanks to Out Island?s solid construction and unique hull design, seas that would keep lesser boats at a snail?s pace or at the dock, need not intimidate you. After all, what good is speed if you can?t use it? With over 500 gallons of fuel and the efficiency Out Island delivers, there is no chance of those tortoises outdistancing this hare either.Functional and elegant, the Out Island 38? Express Fisherman includes as standard all of the creature comforts, and more, that one would expect to find in a yacht of this class. Interior cabinetry is available in your choice of teak or maple, and hand finished by our team of dedicated artisans. A wide variety of fabrics, wall coverings and countertops are available to choose from to complement your choice of interior woodwork. Out Island also offers a rainbow of hull colors to choose from, to further individualize your boat.

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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