IP 379 Features

Our 379 is the result of decades of Island Packet design refinement and evolution. It combines innovative and proven features with all the exemplary construction qualities that have made Island Packet yachts respected and admired around the world.


  • One-piece integral hull and keel of 100% hand laminated high modulus knitted fiberglass infused with a proprietary pressure-fed roller application system. Light ivory gelcoat with urethane painted boot stripe.
  • Fully encapsulated ballast forms double bottom over length of keel. No keel bolts to maintain, loosen or leak.
  • Molded structural interior grid unit bonded with hull and interior bulkhead system to form unified structure.
  • Chainplates interlocked and bonded directly with hull structure for secure “belt-and-suspenders” installation.
  • PolyClad3® hull gel system includes ten year pro-rated limited warranty against osmotic blisters.
  • Deck laminate features Island Packet Yachts’ exclusive PolyCore®, virtually eliminating the potential for deck deterioration associated with other core materials. Includes a 10-year pro-rated limited warranty against deck core degradation or delamination, an industry exclusive.
  • Two-tone deck surfaces: light ivory with tan premium diamond pattern slip resistant surfaces.
  • One-piece deck attached to integral hull flange with bolts, lock nuts and urethane adhesive sealant. Hardware backed with aluminum plates where required.
  • Molded fiberglass headliner with textured finish.

Rig / Sails

  • Sails: in-mast vertically battened roller furling main, roller furling headsail(s) in high modulus Dacron® with white UV sun panel.
  • Harken® roller furling systems for both headsails.
  • Anodized and powder coated aluminum mast and booms; wire rigging.
  • Cockpit storage bins for sail control lines.
  • 10” lock-in chrome winch handle.
  • Main halyard led to Lewmar® Ocean Series 16C 2-speed winch on mast. Mainsail roller furling control lines led aft to cockpit through stoppers to Lewmar® Ocean Series 30CST 2-speed winch. Boom vang/ preventer. Mainsheet traveler w/4:1 control system led to cockpit. Mainsheet and spare main halyard led to cockpit through stoppers to Lewmar® Ocean Series 30CST 2-speed winch.
  • Genoa halyard led to Lewmar® Ocean Series 16C 2-speed winch on mast. Two genoa sheets led to cockpit via adjustabl e cars on track s to Lewmar® Ocean Series 44CST 2-speed winches.
  • Staysail sheet led to cockpit through stopper to Lewmar® Ocean Series 16C 2-speed winch. Staysail halyard led to Lewmar® Ocean Series 8C winch on mast.
  • Headsail furling lines led to cockpit cleats.

Cockpit / Deck

  • Large anchor locker with overhead deck latch (Lewmar® w/slip resistant surface). Patented SeaSafe® anchor roller(s). Sealed bulkhead aft, drain to bilge w/shutoff valve, large, divided rode bins with hooks for lines/fenders/gear.
  • LPG deck self-draining storage bin with one 10-pound tank (plus room for spare), remote solenoid, dual safety shutoffs and gauge.
  • Mooring cleats, spring line cleats, chocks, flush mount chafe guards, cockpit harness anchors.
  • Boarding/swim platform with hide-away swim ladder, hot and cold shower.
  • Integral stern platform with swim ladder, molded steps plus emergency boarding ladder with pull strap.
  • Full length, ergonomically shaped cockpit seats, dual deep seat lockers, helm seat cushion backrest, two 2” cockpit scuppers, four harness padeyes, engine panel adjacent to helm in covered alcove.
  • Sliding companionway hatch with seahood, interior latch, and exterior hasp and lock. Knot, depth and wind indicators – Raymarine® ST60 – mounted in seahood instrument pod. Integrally molded dodger mount on cabin top. Solid hardwood drop boards, center drop board with safety glass port and etched logo, board retaining pin, interior storage rack.
  • Edson CD-i® geared direct drive steering system, emergency tiller w/ storage brackets. Ritchie® compass w/custom Island Packet nav grid, s/s wheel, hinged fiberglass cockpit table, provisions for remote autopilot installation, single-lever engine control with premium Glendinning® control cables, space for electronic installations.
  • Teak cap and drip rail with stainless steel striker. Side deck drains led to boot stripe thru-hulls.
  • High impact vinyl lower rubrails with s/s striker.


  • Select hardwoods, veneers and high pressure laminates for bulkheads, cabinetwork, and trim. Louvered cabin doors, cedar-lined lockers and drawers.
  • Furniture-quality satin-gloss varnish applied to all interior wood surfaces in a multi-coat process.
  • Slip-resistant molded sole in galley and navigation area (diamond pattern) and heads (tile pattern).
  • Refrigerator and freezer compartments. Lids on gas support struts for easy access. Dual Frigoboat® Keel Cooler refrigeration/freezer systems with individual digital controls (both compartments may be individually adjusted for use as refrigerator or freezer); electric drain pump, light.
  • Gimballed Force 10® LPG stove w/oven and broiler. Sealed burner top, s/s guardrail with harness hooks, pots and pans storage beneath.
  • Microwave oven, deep double s/s sinks, hot and cold pressure water tap with retractable spray unit, manual freshwater pump.
  • SeaGull® IV water filter with faucet at galley sink.
  • Main saloon with full-length settees port and starboard with ergonomically shaped, multi-density cushions covered in Navy or Buff faux leather, large storage areas behind and beneath. One settee converts to double bunk. Large drop-leaf table folds against bulkhead storage cabinet for open saloon. Overhead lights with remote dimmer switch. Varnished V-groove individual plank solid hardwood floor.
  • Forward owner’s stateroom with island berth, mattress and privacy doors to head and saloon.
  • Aft cabin with offset island berth, mattress, privacy door to main cabin, removable privacy panel in forward bulkhead. Cedar-lined bureau with removable shelves to allow use as hanging locker. Removable panel to port cockpit locker facilitates (dealer/owner) generator installation and access.
  • Head compartment with separate shower stall and solid acrylic counters. Elegance™ fresh water electric flush head.
  • Navigation station/office desk/ vanity in aft cabin, mirror under hinged tabletop, upholstered swing-out seat with electric control.
  • Galley with open “U”-shaped design, solid acrylic counters with integral fiddles.

Mechanical / Electrical / Plumbing

  • 54 HP Yanmar® diesel engine (4JH4-ASBE) – fresh water cooled, mechanical fuel pump, heavy-duty, high output Balmar® 110 amp twin fan alternator with battery isolator, 3 blade fixed prop. Racor® fuel filter with water separator. Swedged and threaded jacketed fuel lines, bronze engine intake strainer.
  • Extensive sound control with premium lead-lined insulating foam, gasketed doors/panels provide access to engine compartment.
  • Four AGM 12 volt batteries: three house and one dedicated to engine start. 40 amp battery charger. Six ga l lon electric (AC only) water heater with engine heat exchanger.
  • UL® listed marine pre-tinned 600V color coded and numbered wiring throughout.
  • Deluxe electrical panel with battery switches, gauges and breakers for AC and DC systems, battery test system, indicator lights. Electric bilge pump, LPG and battery charger controls.
  • 30 amp AC dockside power system with inlet breaker and one 30 amp, 120V shore power cord. Numerous interior outlets with GFCI protection.
  • Fail-safe galvanic isolator with status panel.
  • Charles® 5000 series, UL® listed, temperature compensating, three stage battery charger.
  • Instrument panel with tachometer, hour meter and engine monitoring system at helm.
  • Electrical DC grounding/bonding system for rig and underwater metals.
  • Pressure water system w/hot and cold water service in galley, head(s) and transom. UL® listed water heater with engine heat exchanger, insulated hot water hoses throughout. Dedicated shower and ice box drain pumps with strainers.
  • Fuel tank constructed of welded, baffled, heavy wall marine grade aluminum (5052-H32) with shut-off valve, s/s deck fill and tank-mounted gauge. Pre-plumbed for additional pick up/ return for (optional) generator or dealer/owner installed heater system.
  • Exclusive ThermoCure™ fresh water tank(s) constructed of molded and baffled resin-infused fiberglass, s/s deck fill, remote tank level gauge.
  • Exclusive ThermoCure™ fiberglass holding tank with s/s deck pump out fitting, remote tank level gauge.
  • Heavy-duty Rule® 3790 electric bilge pump with auto control, electronic float switch. BilgeAlert® bilge alarm with remote alarm panel at helm.
  • UL® listed bronze thru-bolted flanged seacocks on all thru-hulls below waterline, ball valves on thru-hulls in boot stripe.
  • All LED nav lights, including masthead anchor light and foredeck/steaming lights.
  • Pre-wired: Anchor windlass and bow thruster cables, fan and speakerwires throughout interior, VHF cable in mast and from mast step to nav area. Messengers pre-run throughout yacht for additional wiring and electronic installation tasks.

Certified Quality

Each of our cruising yachts possess key features all available only on an Island Packet. From the Full Foil Keel® technology to the advanced PolyCore® deck, our yachts meet the highest standards of quality.

+ Key Features

Advanced Design

Island Packet stands above all other sailboat builders for its independent development of proprietary materials technologies, best-in-industry warranty coverages and decades of corporate leadership contributions to the industry.

+ In A Class By Itself™

  • Island Packets have proven to be strong, stable and sea kindly. They thrive offshore in difficult conditions and often out perform their inshore handicaps. Performance has also been outstanding, with more events having been won by Island Packets than by boats from any other builder.
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