Newer, low hour FWC VOLVO I/O engines, for reliable and economical Sound and Islands cruising. She’s Warm, Dry and can sleep up to six. Perfectly suitable as a full time liveaboard for singles or couple.

We have several Seattle Legal live aboard location options for the new owner. (Two are “pet-friendly”) Choose Open or Covered slips, all with beautiful views.

Call Rick Wallace at 206.298.6500 or email [email protected] to inspect this boat.

Photo Gallery: 38′ Reynolds Houseboat

Full Specs: 38′ Reynolds Houseboat

  • Boat Name: REINDEER
  • Year: 1976
  • Located in Seattle, 98119, WA
  • Hull Material: Aluminum
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Twin Gas
  • Builder: Reynolds


  • LOA: 38 ft 0 in
  • Beam: 11 ft 11 in
  • Maximum Draft: 3 ft 3 in
  • Beam: 11’11”
  • Max Draft: 3


  • Engine Brand: VOLVO
  • Engine Model: 4 cyl I/O FWC
  • Engine Hours: 736
  • Total Power: 230
  • Cruising Speed: 10
  • Max Speed: 14


  • Fuel: 200
  • Fresh Water: 30
  • Holding: 20

Twin gasoline engine cruiser
Layout: The pilothouse helm station is forward followed by an L-shaped settee.
Next aft and down steps is the stateroom forward followed by the galley to starboard and a head and enclosed shower located to port. Next in the aft cabin is a dinette settee to starboard and a small salon. Side entry is at the pilothouse and a sliding door is at the aft cabin. Sleeps six.


  • Galley Range/Oven: Magic Chef 4 burner LPG range with oven
  • Refrigeration: Haier 115 VAC
  • Microwave: Kenmore
  • Heat: Newport SS LPG wall heater in salon, portable 115 VAC space heater


  • Compass: Airguide
  • VHF Radio: ICOM IC-M55
  • Radar: Furuno 1720, 16 mile range
  • Fish Finder: Lowrance LS-350A
  • Ship’s Clock


  • Head / Sanitation: PAR electric head, holding tank, deck pump-out
  • Batteries: (2) Group 24 flooded cell batteries, secured
  • Battery Charger: NAPA 8 amp portable automotive type stowed
  • AC: 115 VAC system, household type panel with
  • eight 15 amp. Breakers, copper stranded wiring
  • DC: 12 VDC system, 3-position battery switch, fuses,
  • (2) 50 amp. Paris Rhone alternators
  • DC-AC Inverter: Go Socket 1500 watt
  • Propane System: (2) 9 gallon approx. vertical steel tanks, OPD equipped (mfg. 2002), copper gas line
  • Fuel System: (2) aluminum tanks, neoprene USCG Type A-1 fuel lines


  • Wheelhouse & salon roof access
  • Full walkaround forward & aft deck access, along with a diamond plate aluminum, retractable on hinges and chains 11′ X 4′ swim platform large enough for four chairs or two lounges, remarkable and highly utilized exterior space
  • Aluminum decks are all in good condition, rooftop decks too.

Hull Condition:

  • Good where visible above waterline, painted with anti-fouling bottom paint

Safety/Mechanical Equipment

  • PFD s: (10) Type II, (6) Type III
  • Throwable Device: Ring buoy, Type IV
  • M.O.B.: Life Sling System
  • Flare Kits: Yes
  • Fire Extinguishers: (1) ABC-I, (2) BC-I,
  • Engine Room Halon: Halon 1211
  • Sound Devices: 12 VDC power horn
  • Navigation Lights: Operational
  • Oil Placard: Posted, engine room
  • Plastic Trash Placard: Posted, galley locker
  • Bilge Pumps: 12 VDC Crowell Bilge King automatic, 12 VDC Rule Master automatic,
  • Whale Gusher 10 manual, diaphragm
  • Engine Room Blower: Yes, operational
  • Flame Arrestors: Yes, on each carburetor
  • Steering: Teleflex cable
  • Auto Pilot: Bendix Navigator

Ground Tackle:

  • Anchor: 33 lb. approx. Claw type
  • Chain and Rope: 25 feet of ¼ inch chain,
  • 100 feet of 3/8 inch line
  • Secondary Anchor: Danforth 1800
  • Chain: 100 feet of 5/16 inch chain
  • Windlass None
  • Fenders: Ten observed
  • Mooring Lines: Six observed
  • Boat Pole: Two observed

This attractive houseboat not only is in good running condition, but is BIG for it’s size, has all the amenities of a condo, and you can relocate on a whim. We have three different liveaboard location options for the new owner of this boat to move right into. NO Pets, some covered slips, and all with beautiful views.

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.