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Dale Nelson 38 Aft Cabin

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Boat REF# 133727
This boat has been sold
Length 12.12m (39'9")
Year 2001
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 2 x diesel 375hp, Volvo TAMD 63 (2001)
Lying Neyland, Pembrokeshire


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Extra Details

Designer TT Boat Designs
Builder Dale Nelson
Lying Neyland, Pembrokeshire
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 1,300.0 ltr (286.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 400.0 ltr (88.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 60.0 ltr (13.2 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 01/05/2010


Engine 2 x diesel 375hp
Engine make and model Volvo TAMD 63 (2001)
Engine Hours engine1:   550    engine2:   550
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 4 Bladed Bronze (Rope Cutters)
Fuel consumption (approx) 45.0 ltr (9.9 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 18 knots
Max speed (approx) 25 knots
Generator output 2.7KVA

Fuel consumption figure is in relation to the cruising speed.


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Length 12.12m (39'9")
Beam 3.75m (12'4")
Draft Min 1.24m (4'1")
Draft Max 1.24m (4'1")
Displacement 12,000kg (26,460.0lbs)
Headroom 1.93m (6'4")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 2
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

The accomodation layout comprises a large double 'V' berth with a spacious ensuite heads. Midships dinette with galley opposite. The aft cabin has a generous island double with a good size ensuite.
The boat has been fully re-upholstered this year. The varnish is perfect throughout. the Alcantara headlinings are immmaculate, as is the whole boat.
Both heads are new this year as well as all new pressurised water system and pumps.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Spray dodgers tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick

Electric Simpson Lawrence windlass
1 anchors
100.00m (328'1") of chain

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Liferaft tick
Searchlight tick
Danbuoy tick
Horn tick
Swim ladder tick

4 bilge pumps (1 manual / 3 electric)

Date of last life raft service: 10-18-2008

Broker's Comments

This particular Dale Nelson has the best of pedigrees. She has been based here at the factory for the last 4 years and used by the Dale Nelson Managing Director as his personal boat. The boat has wanted for nothing. The history and condition is as good as it gets for the age.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Dale Nelson 38 Aft Cabin has been personally photographed and viewed by Mike of Boatshed Wales. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.