2005 Tartan Yachts 3700

  • 37 ft
  • Racer and Cruiser
  • Essex, CT, US

Yacht price :

Sale Pending
  • Blue Heron
  • Blue Heron


Blue Heron is a fast and stable performance cruising yacht with a number of upgrades that make her an even better and faster sailing and more comfortable Tartan 3700.

Sailing upgrades include a carbon fiber mast, spinnaker pole, Quantum sails, electric winch, racing steering wheel, and hydraulic back stay.

Cruising upgrades include reverse cycle heat and air conditioning, Fisher-Panda generator, electric head, full cockpit enclosure with both plexiglass and screens and more!

Recent upgrades include: Quantum sails (2013), reverse cycle air and heat (2015), new batteries (2017), electric head (2016), salon cushions (2015).


Basic Information

Tartan Yachts
Essex, CT, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
Blue Heron
Boat Type:
Racer and Cruiser
Hull Material:
Hull Type:
Hull Color:
Tim Jackett
Flag of Registry:

Dimensions & Weight

37 ft - 11.28 meter
37 ft - 11.28 meter
12 ft 8 in - 3.86 meter
Draft - max:
5 ft - 1.52 meter
Bridge Clearance:
Dry Weight:
15950 lbs


Cruise Speed:
Joystick Control:
Engine Type:
Drive Type:
Sail Drive
Fuel Type:
40 (Individual), 40 (combined)
Max Speed:

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
38 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
80 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
24 gallons - 1 tank(s)


Total Cabins:
Total Berths:
Total Sleeps:
Total Heads:
Captains Cabin:
Crew Cabins:
Crew Berths:
Crew Sleeps:
Crew Heads:



The accommodation plan of the Tartan 3700 includes two private staterooms each with generous-size clothes drawers and hanging locker. Forecabin with vanity and sink, lockers, shelves and hanging locker. Aft cabin with a huge double berth, hanging locker and shelves. Storage below berths. 

The salon features settees and seats with contoured cushions, cherry hardwood cabinets throughout,  a drop-leaf center line table that converts the settee to a double sleeping berth.

Full navigation station aft to port features Furuno chartplotter and Standard Horizon VHF; electrical panels and threedrawers and tube chart storage 

The large head features a fresh water electric flush head, stall shower, and vanity.

  • AC and heat new 2015
  • Built in Fischer Panda generator
  • New salon cushions 2015
  • Owner's cabin features a spring mattress and custom drawer storage beneath
  • 4 reading lamps in owner's cabin
  • Custom cherry wood wrap on the exposed mast in salon
  • 5 cabin fans throughout
  • Oceanair screens and shades in all hatches (retractable)
  • Screens in side ports
  • Electric head – 2016



Blue Heron galley is conveniently located to starboard below the companionway for easy access to both the main salon dining or cockpit dining.  The galley features:

  • 3 burner Force 10 gimballed LPG stove with oven and broiler
  • Alder Barbour Sea water assisted refrigeration system with both front and top load access
  • Double stainless steel galley sinks
  • Hot and cold pressure water and manual fresh water pump
  • Filtered manual fresh water pump
  • A convenient drop down counter extension
  • Extensive lockers, shelves and dovetail drawers.
  • Built-in trash bin



Blue Heron features all the electronics necessary for safe cruising

  • Furuno  chartplotters at the helm 10" and nav station 7"
  • Furuno radar mounted on transom ss radar pole with engine hoist
  • Raymarine  Autohelm series wind/speed/depth instruments over companionway
  • Raymarine ST 6001 Smart pilot autopilot
  • Suunto D-135 compass at helm
  • Standard Horizon VHF radio
  • AM/FM/CD Stereo with speakers in salon and cockpit


Sails, Rigging and Canvas

Blue Heron's  tall, two-spreader masthead rig provides plenty of sail for rewarding performance in light winds, and her deep keel is designed to make the boat stand up and keep driving in breezy conditions.

Sails (Quantum 2013)

  • Quantum  main
  • 150 jib
  • High-end racing jib
  • Spinnaker sail



  • Carbon Fiber mast
  • Mainsail Track System
  • Mast mounted spinnaker pole
  • Harken roller furling
  • Split backstay with Sailtec hydraulic backstay adjuster
  • Flag hayards
  • Primary winches – 2 Harken 2-speed 53’s
  • Spinnaker winches – 2 Harken 2-speed 44’s
  • Port side cabin trunk winch – Harken 2-speed 40
  • Starboard side cabin trunk winch – Harein 2-speed 40 (Electric)


  • Sunbrella Tan dodger
  • Sunbrella Tan bimini
  • Sunbrella Tan helm cover
  • Full screen and glass side and back panels for full enclosure of cockpit
  • Sunbrella main sail cover
  • Full custom canvas winter cover
  • Custom cockpit cushions


Electrical and Mechanical


  • New batteries 2017 – 4 group 27’s
  • 12 volt DC metered panel
  • Xantrex link pro for Balmar alternator
  • Xantrex battery invertor
  • Bow alternator with regulator
  • Fischer-Panda generator
  • Reverse cycle AC and heat (new 2015)
  • Lewmar electric windlass – (controlled from cockpit or foredeck)
  • Electric head – 2016
  • Brass interior cabin dome lights and directional lights
  • Navigation lights
  • Electric sump pump
  • Electric bilge pump
  • 110 volt AC shorepower with distribution panel
  • 50 ft. shorepower cord


  • Yanmar 38 Hp diesel engine
  • Engine hours: 1250 hours
  • Console mount controls
  • Instrument panel in cockpit
  • 38 gallon fuel capacity
  • Dual Racor fuel filter/water separator for engine
  • Fisher-Panda 4.2 mini generator


Hull and Deck

The Tartan 3700's has a generous 12-foot 7-inch beam that is carried well aft with an innovative twist at the stern where topside flare adds deck and cockpit space, while keeping the transom waterline on the trim side.

  • 5' Beaver tail keel
  • Teak Toe Rail
  • Rub rails match hull color
  • Racing steering wheel with leather grip – Lewmar 48”
  • Folding swim platform
  • Folding teak cockpit table
  • 2 Stainless Dorades
  • Boarding gates both sides
  • Lewmar windlass – Lewmar (controlled from cockpit or foredeck)
  • Custom port/starboard half stainless steel railing (replacing wire lifelines) aft of boarding gates
  • Stainless steel radar mast installed by Tartan with engine hoist
  • Custom stainless/teak boarding ladder for port side dinghy boarding access
  • Bimini, Dodger, full cockpit enclosure with screens and plexiglass


Additional Equipment and Features

Docking and Anchoring

  • CQR anchor with 100' chain and 200' rode 
  • Fenders
  • Dock lines 


  • Swim ladder
  • Boarding ladder
  • Flares
  • Horn
  • Life jackets


Other features and equipment

  • Teak flag pole
  • US flag
  • Bosun chair
  • BBQ grill



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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Disclaimer: 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/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate 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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