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Norseman 38

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Boat REF# 63420
removed from sale
Length 11.58m (38'0")
Year 1966
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 2 x diesel 98hp, Thorneycroft (1966)
Lying Norwich


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Extra Details

Designer G L Watson
Builder Aberdour Marine
Lying Norwich
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 545.4 ltr (120.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 909.0 ltr (200.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 2 x diesel 98hp
Engine make and model Thorneycroft (1966)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 9.0 ltr (2.0 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 7 knots
Max speed (approx) 10 knots
Generator output 3.5KVA

Diesel fired remote start generator on rear deck. New battery Jan 09


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 11.58m (38'0")
LWL 11.00m (36'1")
Beam 3.44m (11'4")
Draft Min 1.19m (3'11")
Airdraft 2.80m (9'2")
Displacement 12,500kg (27,562.5lbs)
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

24 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, generator


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

GRP Hull with Wooden topsides


Total # of berths 5
No. of single berths 5
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Microwave tick

5 full size Berths in 3 seperate cabins. Rear master cabin with en-suite, Centre cockpit offering further berth options and fwd cabin and galley area.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Spray dodgers tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Instrument Covers tick

Manual windlass
2 anchors
20.00m (65'7") of chain
30.00m (98'5") of rode

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Searchlight tick
Horn tick

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 electric)

Boat safety Certificate untill ist May 2011.

Broker's Comments

Classic 38'x11'3" built 1966, fully re-built over last 5 yrs with photographic evidence, new glass sheathed decks throughout, partial new superstructure in mahogany, new glass sheathed coachroofs. Rare twin 6 cyclinder 98hp Thorneycroft Diesels (as apposed to normal 65hp 4 cylinder version) giving 6 knots at 1000rpm. This boat has been designed specifically for 2 to live in comfort but can easily sleep 5. Ideal for cruising or liveaboard. New galley with microwave, fridge & cooker with oven. Large w/house saloon with sunroof. Two berth aft owners suite with sea toilet & shower. Additional flybridge steering. 3 KVA air cooled key start genny, BSC to 01/05/11, 2 new batteries June 2008. Complete new upholstery & curtains Feb 08, log, sounder, GPS, VHF, Radar, sophisticated Battery Charger, Inverter, 240v Ring main, 12v & 24v circuits, calorifier, Eberspacher heating, CD Radio etc. Four new Cutlass Bearings Oct 08. Owner ageing & now downsizing. Boat can be viewed on the Broads. The hull is being treated By Broom Boats for osmosis using the Hotvac system. She will be ready by Christmas 2010 and will have a 5 year warranty on the Hull.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Norseman 38 has been personally photographed and viewed by Gary of Boatshed Norfolk. 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.