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Camper & Nicholson 38 Ketch

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Boat REF# 44506
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 11.20m (36'9")
Year 1969
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 6
Engine 1 x Diesel 48hp, Perkins 4108 (1984)
Lying North East Algarve


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Extra Details

Designer John Alden
Builder Halmatic
Lying North East Algarve
Fuel capacity 272.0 ltr (59.8 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 341.0 ltr (75.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 07/06/2005


Engine 1 x Diesel 48hp
Engine make and model Perkins 4108 (1984)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.5 ltr (0.8 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots


LOA 11.20m (36'9")
LWL 8.20m (26'11")
Beam 3.19m (10'6")
Draft Min 1.57m (5'2")
Draft Max 1.57m (5'2")
Displacement 7,212kg (15,902.5lbs)
Headroom 1.80m (5'11")
Storage On mooring


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Ketch rigged Procter Aluminium spars (1969) with stainless steel standing rigging (unknown year)


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Mainsail Unknown - Slab (2000)
Headsail - Furling (2000)
Spinnaker gear tick

Spinnaker Pole and Halyard

Electrical Systems

12 volt,


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish Paint finish


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Curtains tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF tick
Autopilot tick
Navtex tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual Simpson Lawrence windlass
3 anchors
(CQR 35 CQR 25 Danforth)
80.00m (262'6") of chain
Avon dinghy (unknown year)
3.5hp outboard, Yamaha Malta, Short Shaft (1994)

Safety Equipment

Danbuoy tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

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A classic in the making ? possibly so Camper & Nicholsons have a good reputation for sturdy build and at least one of these type has circumnavigated. One of the new generation of plastic boats then, that are now excepted as the main stream construction methods, were curtailed at about 150 examples due the the cost of production. Built between 1966 and 1973 the design was originally as a motor sailer, which shows through in the mid cockpit and port side helm, yet the sailing characteristics I have been told are very good indeed, particularly for a Ketch. This can best be described as an original example, the mizzen mast has been replaced (Procter) we believe the main mast to be the original Sparlight, all the basic sailing equipment looks in okay order, halyards, sails, winches etc, so can be sailed away, it would also make an excellent project for those enthusiasts that might like to refurb to a condition of classic beauty, whilst still being able to get time on the water. The yacht is realistically priced for the year and condition.

Um classico do camper e nickolson, ja existem poucos como este, pois agora é quaze tudo plastico. Contruido entre 1966 e 1973 o desenho foi inicialmente como um motor sailer.Para quem gosta de reconstruir o seu proprio barco este pode ser um bom exemplo, uma vez que precisa de alguns melhoramentos.

This Camper & Nicholson 38 Ketch has been personally photographed and viewed by Russell of Boatshed Algarve. 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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