Stephens 38 Flybridge Sedan
Stephens 38 Flybridge Sedan for sale | 11.58m (38'0") | 1956 | 2x petrol 145hp | Wood Construction | Full-Displacement underwater profile | 6 sleeping berths | Boat REF# 111705
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|Fuel capacity||909.0 ltr (200.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks|
|Water capacity||454.5 ltr (100.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||136.4 ltr (30.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||2 x gasoline 145hp|
|Engine make and model||Hercules (1956)|
|Engine Hours||Not Recorded|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||31.8 ltr (7.0 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed|
|Cruising speed (approx)||7 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||9 knots|
The engines in this boat are original equipment 6 cylinder flat head Hercules purchased from Chris-Craft for Stephens Bros in 1956. They have not been rebuilt. One is strong and runs fine while the other has some overheating problems. The owners are having it professionaly evaluated to determine the cause and fix. At this time we have to assume this engine will need some repair and therefore can be considered in negotiations. There are no hour meters. Horsepower on these engines is reported to be anywhere from 120 to 145 depending on which resource is accessed.
The boat has two 12 volt batteries (one for each engine as a starting battery) and four 6 volt batteries in the house bank.
Although the flybridge controls are all in place and look reasonably sound, the transmission shifting levers don't function from that location as they are push button electric from the main helm. These could be repaired, or the flybridge could be used for outdoor seating in port instead of for boat operation underway.
|Draft Max||1.07m (3'6")|
12 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, shore power
Oak frame hull with Honduran Mahogany plank construction. Deck is plywood fiberglassed with non-skid. Cockpit deck is teak. In 2004-05 a partial re-plank of the bottom was done. Waterline down was re-fastened and some ribs sistered. The bilge is damp with a very small amount of water at it's deepest point where the bilge pump is located. New zinks in June 2010.
|Total # of berths||6|
|No. of double berths||3|
|Heads||1 heads (Manual)|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
Entering the salon from a port side mahogany door places you in a comfortable salon area with queen size couch/hide-a-bed. Rich varnished interior is very bright with large windows providing passengers and helmsman with good 360 degree visibility. With the helm station to the port and chart table to the starboard the open companionway down to the galley lies in the center. A large booth-style table to port with bench seating and galley to starboard provides a cozy and comfortable area for meals. Forward is a large head to starboard with the owner's cabin in the bow. All these areas have lots of storage cabinets and are clean and convenient. A large rear open deck/cockpit has seating front and back with more storage under the seats. The flybridge is accessible from the cockpit by climbing a starboard side ladder style stair.
3 burner Other Stove
Humminbird LCR 4000 Depth and Fish Finder, Standard Horizon Eclipse VHF, Standard Horizon GPS Chartplotter 107C
Electric unknown windlass
91.44m (300'0") of chain
The anchor chain passes through a hawsepipe with anchor hanging on the starboad exterior. Chain may need replacing as it is corroded.
1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 electric)
Life Jackets, Flares and all CG required safety items on board and functional.