Samson 38

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Boat REF# 214736
£9,950.00 Reduced
LOA 11.58m (38'0")
Year 1998
Construction Ferro cement
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 7
Engine 1 x Diesel 38hp, Thornycroft 95 (2001)
Lying Neyland Pembrokeshire

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  • Contact Mike de Graaf
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Extra Details

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Designer Samson Marine Design Ltd
Lying Neyland Pembrokeshire
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 136.0 ltr (29.9 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 163.0 ltr (35.9 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 38hp
Engine make and model Thornycroft 95 (2001)
Engine Hours engine1:   450
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.0 ltr (0.7 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots
Engine spares tick


LOA 11.58m (38'0")
LWL 10.82m (35'6")
Beam 3.65m (12'0")
Draft Max 1.71m (5'7")
Displacement 15,000kg (33,075.0lbs)
Headroom 1.91m (6'3")
Storage On marina


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Z Spars Aluminium spars (1998) with stainless steel standing rigging (1998)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail - Slab (1998)
Headsail - Furling (1998)
Other sails Hi Viz Storm Jib (unknown year)
Tri Sail (unknown year)
Hanked Working Jib (unknown year)
2 x Cruising Chutes (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Rotostay Headsail furling

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, wind generator


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction Ferro cement
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish 2 pack finish


Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Curtains tick
Manual water system tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Salt water foot pump to galley double sink

3 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Log tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
VHF DSC radio tick
SSB tick
GPS tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Hand bearing Compass, wind speed monitor, H/H Garmin GPS

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual S&L Seatiger 2 speed windlass windlass
4 anchors
(Bruce, CQR, Fisherman, Danforth)
50.00m (164'1") of chain
60.00m (196'10") of warp
Zodiac 2.6m dinghy (2002)
3.3hp outboard, Mariner, Short Shaft (2005)

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Safety harnesses tick
EPIRB 406MHz tick
Boarding ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

On the day that I was sent by Mike to photograph this vessel the wind was a brisk F8 and rising. As I made my way along the marina, I witnessed a sailor coming in the opposite direction clinging on to the pulpit of another yacht that he was passing, in order to avoid being blown off his feet and into the water; I wasn't exactly looking forward to my appointed task! Unusually for me, rather than photographing the exterior first, I climbed aboard and made straight for the cabin and as the wind howled in the surrounding yachts' rigging and the GRP lightweights bucked and bobbed around, I entered an oasis of calm! The merest sound of lapping water disturbed the calm of this warm and dry yacht's saloon, and I immediately thought 'live aboard'. The evidence of her capabilities as a long distance cruiser were apparent when I came to record her ground tackle and general inventory but it was her sense of strength and calm that impressed me then and lingers with me now. If you are looking for a blue water cruising home, or simply a home on the water, seriously take a look at this one.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Samson 38 has been personally photographed and viewed by Alan Coy 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.

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