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Fairline Targa 37

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Boat REF# 16270
This boat has been sold
Length 11.57m (38'0")
Year 1996
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 2 x diesel 230hp, Volvo KAD42 (1996)
Lying Torbay


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Extra Details

Designer Bernard Olesinski
Builder Fairline
Lying Torbay
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Fuel capacity 636.0 ltr (139.9 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 300.0 ltr (66.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 18/12/2002


Engine 2 x diesel 230hp
Engine make and model Volvo KAD42 (1996)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive stern
Prop(s) Duo
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 32 knots
Max speed (approx) 38 knots

390 engine hours - last serviced Feb 2005; Vetus bow thruster; spare set of reconditioned Duo-props; hydraulic lift engine room door


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Length 11.57m (38'0")
Beam 3.54m (11'7")
Draft Max 0.97m (3'2")
Headroom 1.93m (6'4")

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Finish Gelcoat finish

Built Dec 1996, comissioned 1997; Teak laid decks on swimming platform and cockpit; hull antifouled and polished April 2006


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 3
Shower 2
Heads 1 heads
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Interior upholstery in emerald green Novasuede with green carpets and lacquered Maple joinery; cockpit wet bar (fridge and sink) H+C transom shower; saloon table converts to double berth; dressing table with vanity hand basin in aft cabin; fridge has automatic 12v/240v changeover; water heated by calorifier and 240v immersion

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick

Autohelm ST7000 autopilot, radar, Tridata speed/log/depth, 300 Navcentre

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick

Electric Lofrans reversible with remote windlass
1 anchors
27.00m (88'7") of chain
Weaver snap davits; cockpit cover replaced 2003

Safety Equipment

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

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 electric)

Flares; stirrup pump; automatic fire extinguishers in engine room

Broker's Comments

The original owner is believed to be Pete Townsend of “The Who” fame. The Fairline Targa 37 is a great combination of high-performance with good overnight accommodation. The spacious, split-level cockpit has ample seating both on the bridge deck and on the lower, aft part, while the multi-section cockpit cover gives complete protection from the elements when required.

She’s in lovely condition and well specified with extras like teak decks and bow thruster.
Well documented with the original invoice (made out to Mr P Townsend, The Boathouse, Twickenham).

This boat has been viewed and photographed by Nick Morton of Boatshed Brixham. Register or log in to see 41 more photos of this boat. These boat details are subject to contract.

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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.