Windy City Yacht Brokerage, LLC

Jeff Pierce, CPYB630-240-0409

Jeff Pierce, CPYB 630-240-0409

The Great Gatzby

38' Carver 3807 AFT Cabin

$ 59,900
Hull Material
Fuel Type

A 1988 boat that has had numerous updates and is in great condition. She is FRESHWATER. her entire life in the Chicago area. This boat and a sister boat were specially made by Carver to get under a low bridge on the water where it was used. The Hard Tops and Radar Arch were eliminated. This also allows her to be trailered. Features include: - Twin MerCruiser 454 Big Blocks - Generator - Upper and Lower Helms - 2 Staterooms - 2 Full Heads with Showers - Galley with refrigerator, freezer, oven, stove, microwave, sink, pantry - Built in Blender - Refrigerator and Ice Maker on AFT Deck - Propane Grill on AFT Deck Railing - New Sun Screens for windshield - Upgraded Air Horns - 3 Air Conditioners - A spare set of Brass Props - Dual fuel tanks - Bimini Top - Hot Water Tank - Battery Charger - Inverter Sleeping Arrangements Master AFT Cabin (sleeps 2) Forward Cabin V Berth (sleeps 2) Dinette converts to Berth (sleeps 2)


42' 6"'
14' 0"'
3' 4"


280 gals
91 gals
82 gals


HP per Engine
Hours (Port / Starboard)
1010 / 1010
  • 2 New AGM batteries (May 2021)
  • New Battery Charger (May 2021) ProMariner ProNautic 1240P
  • New Propane BBQ Grill (2020) on aft deck
  • Quick fill setup for fresh water (while hooked up to city water, you can easily fill the fresh water tank with the flip of a valve, no need to unhook the hose)
  • New Head in (2006)
  • New 37 gallon Holding Tank (2010)
  • New 45 gallon Holding Tank (2014)
  • New bridge Plexiglass Windows (2014)
  • New bridge Windshield (2014)
  • Captain's Chair reupholstered on bridge (2013)
  • New Bridge Cover (2013)
  • New inside carpet (2017)
  • New Pioneer 5.1 channel A/V Receiver (2012)
  • Started converting to LEDs inside (2020)
  • New Sectional Couch (2007) with storage underneath
  • New Vinyl Seats on the bridge (2007)
  • New Ice Maker (1998)
  • New Curtains (2020)
  • New SMART TV (2020)

The Salon is down 3 steps from the AFT Deck. Going forward from the Salon you go down 3 steps to the Galley.

  • L shaped sectional to starboard with storage under the seating
  • Big sliding Windows that open
  • Windows have Blinds and Curtains
  • Carpeted floor (2017)
  • AC/DC Electrical Panel to starboard behind doors
  • Lower Helm FWD to starboard
  • Access to Engine Room in floor
  • Heat/AC Controls
  • Newer Sun Screens for Windshield

The Galley is to Port and down a few stairs from the Salon

  • U Shaped Galley
  • Dual Stainless Sinks
  • Refrigerator with Freezer
  • Princess Oven with 3 Burners covered with a Cutting Board
  • GE Microwave Oven
  • Blender Base is built into the Counter Top
  • Wood Parque Flooring
  • Side Window with Screens and Curtains
  • Storage Cabinets above and below
  • Facing Bench Seats creating a large eating area
  • Dinette converts to a Bed
  • Storage under Seats and Floor
  • Very Bright-below Windshield
  • Side Windows with Screens and Curtains
Master Stateroom
  • Full Size Berth with Drawers below
  • Wood Parque Flooring
  • Window with Screen and Sliding Curtains
  • Mirrored Double Door Cedar Lined Hanging Locker to Port
  • Vanity Dressing Table with Stool and Lighted Mirror
  • Aft Cabinet with 4 Drawers behind door
  • Ensuite Head
Master Head
  • Wood Parque Flooring
  • Window with Screen and Curtains
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Shower with Bi-Fold Glass Door and Wood Seat
  • Vanity with Large Stainless Sink
  • Electric Toilet
  • Upper and Lower Cabinets
Forward Berth
  • V Berth
  • Ensuite Head--access to Day Head
  • Windows with Screens
  • Sliding Curtains
  • Heat/AC Controls
  • Mirrored Headboard
  • Opening Hatch
  • Anchor Locker Access
Day Head

This is the second Head located AFT of the Forward Stateroom and Forward of the Galley to Port. There are 2 doors, one to the Companion Way and one to the Forward Stateroom.

  • Vanity with Stainless Sink
  • Storage under Vanity
  • Wood Parque Flooring
  • Shower with Bi-Fold Door and Wood Seat
  • Upper Storage Cabinets
  • Window with Screen and Curtains
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Electric Toilet
AFT Deck
  • To Port are Stairs to Bridge
  • Center Line are Stairs down to Cabin
  • To Stbd is the Ice Maker and Refrigerator under large Counter
  • Large enclosed Storage Cabinets above Counter
  • AFT is room for free standing chairs/cocktail table/other furniture
  • All the way AFT is a ladder to the Swim Platform
  • Propane BBQ Grill (2020)
  • Access to Bridge via 3 large steps(stairs) to port
  • Swivel Center Line Helm Chair
  • Seating to Stbd of Helm Chair
  • Seating FWD of Console with Storage Underneath
  • Storage Cabinet FWD of Seating
  • Kohler 7.5kw generator
  • Battery Charger for Lead Acid Batteries
  • Inverter
  • ProMariner ProNautic 1240P Charger for the AGM Batteries (2021)
  • 2 New AGM batteries (2021)
  • Two 30 Amp Shore Power Cords
  • 3 Heat/AC units with Controls in:
  • Salon
  • Master Stateroom
  • Forward Stateroom
  • 3 Bilge Pumps
  • Pressure Water System
  • Hot Water Heater
  • 2 Newer Holding Tanks - 37 & 45 gallons
Deck and Hull
  • Swim Platform with Boarding Ladder
  • Port and Starboard Access to AFT Deck
  • Bow Pulpit with Anchor concealed below
  • Electric Windlass with Remote Control
  • Search Light with Remote Control
  • Trim Tabs
  • Mesh Windshield Cover
  • Air Horns
  • Spare Props

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.