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The new Regal 38 is an updated version of the old 3760 Commodore which we tested several years ago with twin gas 8.1L engines. For 2011, Regal has created a private forward cabin, tweaked the interior and other details on the boat and is installing optional twin Volvo Penta 260-hp diesel engines. Diesels make the 38 more appealing to boaters all over the world and this builder has always been internationally-oriented.

Key Features

  • Cockpit forward seating
  • Private forward stateroom
  • Stainless windshield
  • Transom power and storage locker
  • Cherry and holly floor
  • Innerspring mattress
  • Flat foredeck with storage lockers and washdown system
  • Refreshment center with Corian countertop
  • Upgraded marine hardware
  • Fusion marine stereo
Length Overall 38' 0''
11.6 m
Beam 12' 2''
3.7 m
Dry Weight 15,200 lbs.
6,895 kg
Tested Weight N/A
Draft 36''
0.9 m
- Draft Up N/A
- Draft Down N/A
- Air Draft N/A
Deadrise/Transom 19 deg.
Max Headroom 6' 5''
1.95 m
Bridge Clearance 12' 4''
3.7 m (max)
Weight Capacity N/A
Person Capacity N/A
Fuel Capacity 276 gal.
1045 L
Water Capacity 67 gal.
253 L
Length on Trailer N/A
Height on Trailer N/A
Trailer Weight N/A
Total Weight
(Trailer, Boat, & Engine)
N/A

Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

Std. Power Not Available
Tested Power 2 x 260-hp Volvo Penta D4
Opt. Power 2 x 260-hp Volvo Penta D4
2 x 320-hp Volvo Penta 5.7 GXi
2 x 375-hp Volvo Penta 8.1 Gi
2 x 375-hp MerCruiser 8.2 Mag MPI

Regal 38 Express (2011-) Line Drawing

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Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Regal 38 Express (2011-) is 40.1 mph (64.5 kph), burning 28.0 gallons per hour (gph) or 105.98 liters per hour (lph).
  • Best cruise for the Regal 38 Express (2011-) is 28.9 mph (46.5 kph), and the boat gets 1.80 miles per gallon (mpg) or 0.77 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 448 miles (720.99 kilometers).
  • Tested power is 2 x 260-hp Volvo Penta D4.

Marine Electronics

GPS/Chart Standard
Radar Optional
VHF Radio Standard

Systems

Air Cond./Heat Standard
Battery Charger/Converter Standard
CD Stereo Standard
Head: Fixed Standard
Shore Power Standard
Trim Tabs Standard
TV/DVD Standard
Washdown: Raw Water Optional
Water Heater Standard
Windlass Standard

Galley

Coffeemaker Standard
Microwave Standard
Refrigerator Standard
Stove Standard

Exterior Features

Carpet: Cockpit Standard
Hardtop Optional
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Swim Ladder Standard
Swim Platform Standard
Transom Door Standard
Transom Shower Standard
Wet bar Standard

Canvas

Bimini Top Standard
Cockpit Cover Optional

Boats More Than 30 Feet

Generator Optional
Vacuum Optional

Warranty

Hull Warranty
Transferable
Limited lifetime


Price

Pricing Range: $305,403.00

Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

Test Results - Change Measurement Unit

RPM MPH Knots GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM dBa
700 5.4 4.7 0.9 6.0 5.2 1490 1296 68
1000 7.4 6.4 1.7 4.4 3.8 1081 940 76
1500 9.6 8.3 5.3 1.8 1.6 450 391 73
1750 10.1 8.7 8.0 1.3 1.1 312 271 75
2000 11.7 10.1 12.3 1.0 0.8 235 205 84
2350 20.8 18.0 14.0 1.2 1.3 368 320 79
2500 23.4 20.3 15.6 1.5 1.3 372 323 82
2750 28.9 25.1 16.0 1.8 1.6 448 389 83
3000 32.4 28.2 18.4 1.8 1.5 437 380 82
3250 36.5 31.7 22.0 1.7 1.4 412 358 83
3500 40.1 34.8 28.0 1.4 1.2 355 309 82
RPMNMKMKPHLPHKPLdBA
700 1296 2398 8.70 3.41 2.55 68
1000 940 1740 11.90 6.44 1.85 76
1500 391 724 15.40 20.06 0.77 73
1750 271 502 16.30 30.28 0.54 75
2000 205 378 18.80 46.56 0.40 84
2350 320 592 33.50 53.00 0.50 79
2500 323 599 37.70 59.05 0.64 82
2750 389 721 46.50 60.57 0.77 83
3000 380 703 52.10 69.65 0.75 82
3250 358 663 58.70 83.28 0.71 83
3500 309 571 64.50 105.99 0.61 82

All fuel consumption numbers are the total for all engines in the boat. Speeds are measured with Stalker ProSports radar gun or GPS. Fuel consumption (gallons per hour) measured with Floscan digital fuel-flow meter or by on-board factory-installed diagnostic instruments. Range is based on 90% of published fuel capacity. Sound levels determined using Radio Shack digital decibel meter on A scale. 68 dBA is the level of normal conversation. Time to plane is measured from start of acceleration to formation of rooster tail behind boat.