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1980 Delta Boat Company Dive Boat Sport Fisher

Wilmington, United States



This is a Delta and they now operate under the name Carnaval Boats. These are east coast built and made tough. Often the choice of commercial operators for fishing and diving charters. They are known as highly respected on the water. A 1986 sister ship just sold for $123k in past 24 months and another sister ship from 1989 sold for 163k as well.  These are built to take the pounding and are all about diving and fishing.


She has a dream set up of dual radars and NAVNET2 chart-plotter commercial navigation systems. The VHF has AIS receiving that imports into the plotters and dual radar allows you 32 mile and 16 mile tracking simultaneously . Everything about this boat is redundant, from spare parts ready to install off shore to all the systems on board. She has 300 mile cruising ability and her Cat 3208T turbo diesel has been maintained religiously and it shows. On board is a 6Kw Apollo generator as well with an installation of a Yanmar diesel to drive it.

Single 3208T Cat diesel. Outstanding condition. Boat is absolute turn key. A TRULY MUST SEE! 
Apollo diesel 6 kw gen. Maxwell anchor winch. 60 ft new chain :350 ft line (2) Furuno chart plotters (2) VHF ( I with AIS) New com nav auto pilot (2) Furuno radars 5 scoop bait tank (hinged) new 50 amp bat charger new AGM batteries (8D) hinged swim step for fishing, the list goes on


This boat is for the serious fisherman. She is clean, well maintained, safe and solid and ready to do business. 


Basic Boat Info

Price: $69,000
Boat Name: Jama
Make: Delta Boat Company
Model: Dive Boat Sport Fisher
Year: 1980
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Range: 345.23 mi


Length: 38 ft
Length Overall: 38 ft
Beam: 14 ft
Electrical Circuit: 12 V

Engines / Speed

Cruising Speed: 12 kn
Maximum Speed: 18 kn


Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 125 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 100 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 25 gal


Heads Count: 1
Trim Tabs: Yes
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Sports Fishing Boats, Flybridge


Rick Portanova
For more information or an appointment to see this fine vessel, contact Rick Portanova at 949-434-0698 or by e-mail at
The Shoreline Yacht Group


The Shoreline Yacht Group
Cabrillo Marina 210 Whaler's Walk, Suite 123
San Pedro, California, US, 90731

Additonal Info

Powered by a single diesel 3208T Cat.
6 KW Apollo generator powered by a upgraded Yanmar diesel
Commercial electronics and set up including 3 GPS units, 2 chart plotters, 2 depth sounders, 2 radars (16 and 32 mile), 3 VHF radios with AIS receiving, AM/FM stereo, TV and DVD, , Auto pilot, electric windlass, Claw anchor with 60' of chain and 400' of rope/rode, Seachlight, underwater LED lights, Strataglass on on flybridge enclosure.

50 amp battery charger with remote in cabin and 2 AGM 8D batteries. Built in oil changing system for all fluids. 5 scoop bait tank and pump. Salt water washdown system, huge oversized swimstep, alarm system on motor for excellent protection of motor and genset for run temperature and built in system for flushing saltwater from the cooling system.

Spare(s) : transmission, alternator, saltwater pump for motor and bilge pump 

1.5 Gal per Mile at 1900 RPM at 9 to 10 knots. Can run 18.

2" shaft, stainless steel strut and rudder. New Cutlass bearing. Four blade 24x22 prop.


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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Rick Portanova

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