FOR SALE | 2002 Little Harbor WhisperJet

2002 Little Harbor WhisperJet | $295,000

New to market

Major proactive service on engines and jets completed!

The Little Harbor Whisperjet 38 possesses one of the best day boat and weekender layouts ever conceived.  Her spacious and well-laid-out cockpit and helm deck provide comfortable day boating for 10, and uninterrupted 360° sight-lines.  Her full-beam and well-laid-out interior provides comfortable cruising for four.  Her jet drives enable shallow draft operation and stress-free operation among lobster pots.

Built to a high standard and with timeless design, there are many reasons these compact luxury yachts have become an “insiders’ choice” of yacht industry professionals.  This example was meticulously specified at her original build and has been continually updated to provide comfortable, care-free operation.  Don’t miss a rare opportunity to own this outstanding, late model example of the breed.

  • Very late hull (#36 of 41 built)
  • High quality construction, and light weight (cored, E-glass + Kevlar hull)
  • Quiet and fuel-efficient (low vibration, cruise at 25 kts at 1 nm/gallon)
  • Hinckley JetStick provides easy joystick handling
  • Coveted transom door – rare
  • Fresh Flag Blue Awlgrip (summer 2019)
  • Fresh exterior teak with regular upkeep and maintenance coats every year
  • State-of-the-art electronics, including Garmin 8617 GPSMAP chart plotter (December 2017)
  • Countless updates/preventative maintenance over past 7 years
  • Owner’s binder with virtually every invoice since original purchase

She has had just three owners, all very meticulous -- and it shows.  

Recent Notable Upgrades


  • Complete jet drive service completed including all new gaskets
  • New raw water strainers
  • New custom opening center windshield port


  • New Batteries


  • Generator 1,000 hour service completed
  • New wipers and motors
  • New Spotlight


  • Complete engine major services and 2,000 hour service completed (over $60K spent)
  • New Fusion stereo system
  • New Bluetooth TV


  • Fresh Flag Blue Awlgrip
  • Fresh exterior teak (stripped + 12 coats of varnish)
  • New Racors
  • New exhaust hoses
  • New cutlass bearings
  • New steering shaft seals
  • Jet impellers reconditioned


  • New alternators
  • New engine belts
  • New neutral safety switches
  • New windlass motor
  • New heater relays


  • New Garmin GPSMAP 8617 chart plotter
  • New Garmin Fantom 24 radar
  • New Garmin engine room camera
  • New ICOM M330 VHF
  • Complete 1,000 hour service - cleaned and rebuilt heat exchangers, aftercoolers, oil coolers

Bridge Deck

The spacious and comfortable helm deck is one of the key design elements of this boat raising it above others in its class.

Bridge Deck accommodations:

  • Stidd helm seat forward to starboard with powder-coated pedestal
  • Inward-facing cushioned settees for entertaining to port
  • Varnished teak dining table on two pedestals with optional short pedestals for conversion to berth
  • 16,000 BTU air conditioning

The Bridge Deck features:

  • Hardtop lights on dimmer switch
  • Teak deck sole
  • Hinged deck with electric deck lift accesses engine area below
  • Day hatch access to engine compartment
  • Molded dash, steering console and instrument box
  • Molded settee has varnished teak trim, including storage access doors under seats
  • Companionway forward to interior accommodations is teak-trimmed and has a teak sliding top with smoke gray plexiglass and louvered teak companionway doors.  Two (2) teak grab rails are at companionway.
  • Cooler/Freezer 12-volt with cushion
  • (2) Bose speakers - mounted in settee bases
  • Stamoid covers for helm, table, companionway, stern seat with cushion, instrument panel
  • Lift top chart table to port forward

Teak low-profile windshield (Awlgrip on exterior, varnish on interior) has three (3) windows forward and two (2) side windows:

  • Custom teak covered windshield interior valance.
  • (3) Forward windshield wipers with washers and covers.
  • Upgraded Exacto wiper arms
  • Clear side and back curtains can provide a fully enclosed the bridge deck 
  • Electric opening center windshield lower section

To Port - Forward dash has a custom varnished teak lift-up chart table:

  • 4-Cup holders
  • Navigation station removable back rest
  • Digital air conditioner control panel

L- shaped dinette cushioned seating area with varnished double pedestal table for entertaining.

Starboard - Helm station area:

  • Stidd helm seat - Chair arm Hinckley JetStick steering integrated
  • 12-volt outlet - at helm
  • 110-volt outlet - mounted under seat side
  • Back-up bucket control
  • Spotlight remote panel control

Helm includes:

  • Stainless steering wheel with teak trim
  • Teleflex hydraulic steering
  • Dual engine gauges
  • Hinckley JetStick control panel
  • Bennett trim tab control switches
  • Bennett trim tab position indicating gauges
  • Single lever Morse Controls

Electronics and navigation:

  • Garmin GPSMAP 8617 (New December 2017)
  • Garmin Fantom 24 Radar (New December 2017)
  • Garmin engine room camera (New December 2017)
  • Raytheon ST-6000+ Autopilot
  • Raytheon Tri-data:  Digital depth, speed and trip log
  • Icom M330 VHF (New December 2017)
  • Azimuth electric 1000 digital compass
  • ACR remote double bulb search light
  • Fireboy override switch

Interior features:

From the bridge deck and down (3) teak removable companionway steps is the Salon settee immediately to starboard and the Head and Galley to port.  Forward is a V-berth area.

  • Sky screens on all hatches
  • Fitted sheets and mattress pad for dinette
  • Shelves in starboard hanging locker
  • Audio/video package with integrated DVD, antenna and shore side connection
  • Interior fans (new 2019)
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Flush panel storage doors, Tambour storage doors in galley
  • Roller-bearing drawer slides with Kroon flush positive latches 
  • (6) Interior dome lights with cherry rims
  • (4) Frigast stainless/chrome plated lights
  • (6) Opening port lights with screens
  • Lewmar opening hatch, with Ocean Air screen/blind
  • ABC fire extinguisher mounted behind companionway steps
  • Electrical panel at companionway
  • Chelsea clock and barometer
  • Upgraded 16,000 BTU marine air conditioning system (New 2011)


Forward are the sleeping accommodations finished in cherry trim with flush panel and louvered doors.  There are cherry battens on the hull.

  • V-berth with filler cushion to form an oversized, full beam, double berth upgraded with Visco Elastic high density foam cushions
  • Step/seat between V-berth with storage compartment below
  • Drawer storage port and starboard under the v-berth.
  • Port and starboard built-in cedar-lined hanging lockers aft with storage shelves
  • Forward, port and starboard outboard shelves with removable fiddles
  • Two (2) fans on forward bulkhead (new 2019)
  • Flat screen TV/monitor on forward bulkhead
  • Matching throw pillows
  • Fitted sheets and mattress pad for V-berth
  • 12-Volt overhead dome light
  • Port and starboard Frigast 12-volt reading lamps at V-berth
  • V-Berth privacy curtain
  • Stereo speakers mounted forward bulkhead
  • A/C outlet vent


  • Immediately to starboard is the salon area
  • Drawers and access door under dinette seating
  • Fore-aft Settee with Ivory Ultra leather upholstered bottom and back cushions.
  • Storage behind seat back and underneath seat bottom
  • Outboard bookshelves
  • Dinette coverts to berth with fitted sheets and mattress pad
  • Large hanging locker aft of settee
  • Opening port with screen
  • 12-Volt Frigast lights (forward and aft)


  • Grohe pull out faucet
  • Off-white Corian-type counter top and cherry trimmed lockers and drawers
  • Undermounted stainless steel sink with hot and cold pressure water
  • Tambour doors storage lockers outboard the sink with shelves
  • Door to under sink vanity storage
  • 3-Drawer storage below countertop forward
  • Kenyon electric two-burner "Euro-style" cook top
  • G.E. Microwave - Flush mounted in cabinet over stove
  • Norcold 12-volt refrigerator/freezer built-in under the stove (New December 2014)
  • Marine Air digital control panel
  • Dual 110-volt GFI outlet
  • Opening port with screen
  • Fluorescent light mounted under microwave cabinet over stove
  • Shelves under galley
  • A/C outlet vent


  • Access to the cockpit is via teak boarding steps on either side of the cockpit or through transom door to swim platform
  • Finished teak cockpit coaming and covering boards
  • (2) Rod holders port and starboard
  • Stainless steel handrails mounted on hardtop sides
  • Cockpit halogen light, flood light
  • Two (2) cockpit molded stern seats with storage under
  • Large cockpit deck hatch for easy access to insulated generator/jet lazzarette area
  • Cockpit hot/cold shower - aft starboard
  • Outboard motor bracket with matching Stamoid engine cover
  • Cockpit cushions covered in White Vinyl
  • Cockpit cover attaches to hardtop and completely covers cockpit and stern brightwork
  • Storage boxes in cockpit deck port and starboard
  • Side deck water run off diversion blocks (to keep water out of cockpit)
  • Transom door on centerline
  • Courtesy lights


A cherry-louvered door provides access to the enclosed easy to clean Cream fiberglass, Formica and Corian head with cherry trim and padded vinyl overhead. Fiberglass molded-in floor with shower sump for easy cleaning.

  • Off-white Corian-type vanity countertop
  • Stainless steel oval undermounted sink with hot and cold pressure water
  • Grohe hot/cold faucet with pull-out shower and wall mounted holder
  • King Starboard cream-color shower grate
  • Vacuflush head system
  • Drawer and double door below sink
  • Locker with tambour door outboard sink
  • Large linen locker aft
  • Mirror - wall mounted
  • Dual 110-volt GFI outlet
  • Overhead 12-volt dome light and strip light
  • Opening window port with screen and Ocean Air portlight blind
  • Chrome plated towel holders, soap dish, toothbrush holder
  • Tank Watch mounted under vanity
  • Toilet paper holder with cover
  • A/C outlet vent

Hull and Deck

  • Flag (Dark) Blue Awlgrip topsides (2019)
  • Exterior teak stripped, 12 coats of Awlwood high gloss varnish applied 2019
  • Modified V-Hull Design with Running Chines
  • Corecell Foam-cored and knitted bi-directional E-glass with Kevlar hybrid hull
  • Vinylester low profile resin osmosis barrier
  • Deck is segmented resin infused Corecell core
  • Laminate composite (carbon) grid system stringers and marine grade plywood laminated FRP main bulkheads
  • Stainless steel capped molded rub rail
  • Awlgrip Matterhorn White boot stripe
  • Awlgrip Cordovan Gold cove stripe
  • Classic Red Bottom
  • Factory Hardtop
  • Awlgrip deck and superstructure
  • Fiberglass bow sprit with anchor roller
  • Stainless steel bow rail extended aft by (2) stanchions port and starboard, for additional safety, with flag socket and running lights
  • Finished teak exterior trim including toe rails, cabin ½ round trim cockpit coaming
  • Anchor locker divided with secondary anchor mounted
  • Foredeck anchor locker built-in with extra large hatch access, and saltwater wash down
  • (3) Cabin top deck hatches - Lewmar
  • (2) Hardtop oversized hatches - Lewmar anodized aluminum
  • (6) Opening ports with screens - Lewmar anodized aluminum
  • (4) Stainless steel handrails on cabin top
  • Port and starboard stainless steel hardtop rails
  • 12" Stainless steel cleats (2-forward, 2-spring, 2-stern)
  • (2) Additional 8'' stainless steel cleats at transom
  • Molded rear cockpit seating with transom door
  • Transom St. Croix davit system (currently removed)
  • Upgraded electric anchor windlass with foot switch and helm controls (motor new January 2018)


  • Additional aft support leg gussets for more strength
  • 6' VHF antenna, fiberglass roof top mounted
  • Garmin GPS receiver antenna on hardtop
  • Garmin radar Radome
  • TV antenna
  • ACR Spotlight with remote control at helm
  • Cockpit floodlight


12-volt system:

  • (4) Series 27 LifeLine AGM deep-cycle house system batteries
  • (2) Series 24 LifeLine AGM hi-crank starting batteries
  • Remote control battery combiner / isolator
  • Engine alternator - battery charging
  • On/Off battery switches for inverter, bow thruster, house circuits, parallel system and engine start

120-volt AC System:

  • 120-volt 50-amp shore power with 50 ft. shore power cord


  • ABYC standards electrical system
  • Distribution breaker panel - 12-volt/110-volt with digital voltmeter and amp meter
  • Tinned wire
  • 6 kw Northern Lights generator with sound shield (new 2013)
  • Trace 2512 Inverter/charger with remote panel

Engine Room and Mechanical

  • Twin Yanmar 6LYA STP FWC 370-hp diesel engines
  • Twin Hamilton 274 water jet propulsion system
  • Velvet Drive 1:1 transmission
  • Teleflex hydraulic steering
  • Racor fuel filters/separators (new 2019)
  • Bennett trim tab system with indicator gauges and helm controls
  • Alarm systems:  Low oil, high temp, low voltage, and water in fuel
  • Patented Hinckley JetStick System with integrated Vetus bow thruster
  • Electric bridge deck lift allows easy access to engine area.
  • Isolated engine mounts
  • WhisperJet sound barrier (insulation around engine boxes, muffler wraps and gaskets on all openings)
  • (3) Rule 2000 gal/min automatic bilge pumps
  • Groco raw water strainers
  • Flojet water pressure system
  • Shower sump pump
  • Bronze ball-valves and thru-hulls below water line
  • Labeled sea cocks
  • Sea Fire automatic fire control system FE-241
  • Oversized generator intake and screen to prevent clogging with weeds
  • (2) 150-gallon stainless steel fuel tanks (total 300-gals. with gauges)
  • 6-gallon stainless steel water heater - with heat exchanger - both AC and engine heating
  • 28-gallon holding tank with Tank Watch III gauge and Y valve
  • Marineair 16,000 BTU air conditioning system  for helm deck
  • New exhaust elbows December 2017
  • Cleaned and rebuilt engine coolers (heat exchanger, oil cooler, aftercooler) July 2017
  • Major jet service (disassemble, paint, replace cutlass bearings) September 2016

Factory Optional Equipment

  • Lewmar Ocean 1 anchor windlass (upgraded to larger 002 gypsy, new motor January 2018)
  • Lift up chart table
  • Bridgedeck table
  • Saltwater washdown in anchor locker
  • Stamoid covers for instrument panel, tables, helm, stern seat, and companionway
  • Vacu-flush head (new vacuum tank March 2011, relocated in engine room)
  • Skyscreens on all hatches
  • Fans
  • Hardtop
  • Air conditioning (new 2011)
  • 6kW Northern Lights generator (New with improved soundshield October 2013)

Custom Options and Upgrades

  • Newer 370hp Yanmar engines
  • Fully Awlgripped deck and superstructure (Standard WhisperJets are gelcoat.)
  • ACR searchlight (new 2010)
  • Upgraded Exalto wiper arms
  • Oversized hardtop hatches
  • Additional reinforcing on aft hardtop supports
  • Cockpit light
  • Divided anchor locker for 2 rodes, hanging chocks for secondary anchor, oversized locker hatch, and anchor chain stopper
  • Side deck water diverters
  • Extended bow rail for safety (2 additional legs on each side)
  • Bracket for outboard motor storage with matching Stamoid cover for motor
  • Transom door
  • Oversized St. Croix davits (currently removed)
  • Storage area under aft bench
  • Additional stern cleats for dinghy
  • Enlarged generator intake and strainer to prevent clogging from weeds
  • Bridgedeck cooler/freezer with cushion (new 2013)
  • Dimmer on hardtop lights
  • Upgraded 50amp 120V shore power
  • Shore phone hook-up
  • 16,000 BTU dedicated bridgedeck air conditioning
  • Additional 35 gal water tank, bringing total capacity to 100 gal
  • Audio/video package with integrated DVD, antenna, and shore hook-up
  • Upgraded visco elastic v-berth mattress and high density foam cushions
  • V-berth privacy curtain
  • Upgraded 16,000 BTW cabin air conditioning with custom head and v-berth outlets
  • Shelves in Starboard hanging locker, along outboard side of dinette, and under galley
  • Drawers and access door under dinette seating
  • Grohe pull-out faucet in galley
  • Fitted sheets and mattress pads for v-berth and dinette
  • New galley refrigerator December 2014
  • New water heater April 2012
  • New electronics December 2017
    • Garmin GPSMAP 8617
    • Garmin Fantom 24 Radar
    • Garmin engine room camera
    • Icom M330 VHF
    • Integrated with existing Raymarine instruments and autopilot

Additional Equipment

  • 33lb Delta stainless anchor w/ 150' of chain (new 2012)
  • FX-23 Fortress anchor with 150' of rode
  • 10' 6" AquaPro RIB with Hypalon tubes and Aluminum bottom and 9.8hp outboard
  • 406MHz EPIRB (new April 2016)
  • Reflective bridgedeck windshield covers
  • Translucent bridgedeck windshield covers
  • Full cockpit cover
  • Cockpit cooler with cushion
  • Magma Grill

Feel free to contact Listing Agent & Representative for additional information


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.



  • Manufacturer:Little Harbor
  • Model: WhisperJet
  • Year: 2002
  • Category: Power
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Stonington US
  • Vessel Name:Teewinot
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Make:Yanmar
  • Model:6LYA-STP
  • Engines(s):2
  • Hours:1900
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:370|horsepower
  • Total Heads:1
  • Length:38 ft
  • Beam:12.5 ft
  • Draft - max:
  • Fuel Tank:300|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:100|gallon
  • Holding Tank:300|gallon



DisclaimerThe 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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