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Dale Nelson 38

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Boat REF# 40444
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 13.63m (44'9")
Year 1998
Construction GRP
Underwater profile semi-displacement
Berths 6
Engine 2 x Diesel 370hp, Volvo TAMD63P (1998)
Lying Neyland Pembrokeshire


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Extra Details

Designer TT Boat Designs
Builder Dale Sailing Co
Lying Neyland Pembrokeshire
Fuel capacity 1,363.6 ltr (300.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 431.8 ltr (95.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 86.0 ltr (18.9 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 01/12/2004


Engine 2 x Diesel 370hp
Engine make and model Volvo TAMD63P (1998)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) Four bladed bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 68.2 ltr (15.0 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 22 knots
Max speed (approx) 26 knots
Generator output 4KVA

Engine hours 1100 approx.
Mariner generator new 2005.Volvo BP600B bow thruster with int and ext controls. Electro-hydraulic trim tabs. Heated windows to wheelhouse.


LOA 13.63m (44'9")
LWL 12.12m (39'9")
Beam 3.75m (12'4")
Draft Min 1.24m (4'1")
Draft Max 1.24m (4'1")
Airdraft 3.25m (10'8")
Displacement 12,000kg (26,460.0lbs)
Headroom 2.00m (6'7")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile semi-displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish

Solid laminate grp with Oxford Blue gelcoat, epoxied from new. Rubber D fendering and rubber spray rails. Varnished teak badging. Note: airdraft of 10'8" with mast lowered, 16'1" with mast raised.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 2
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Cockpit shower tick
Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick

Forward twin guest cabin with heads and shower (electric with macerator unit and deck suction outlet).
Saloon dinette converts to double berth.
Owners cabin aft with large offset double berth and en-suite heads with shower (manual). Isotherm 42 ltr fridge in both galley and saloon (one new in 2007).

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Navtex tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
Echo sounder tick

All main electronics duplicated at Flybridge.

Deck Gear

Spray dodgers tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick

Electric Simpson Lawrence windlass (with remote control)
2 anchors
(Bruce 20kg & Fortress 4.5kg)
50.00m (164'1") of chain
Avon 3.11 dinghy (unknown year)
4hp outboard, Yamaha, Short Shaft (2005)
Plastimo mob recovery system.
Exterior acrylic windscreen and seat covers. Fender baskets.

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
LPG Detector tick
Liferaft tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 Electric)

Bilge alarm system with indicators at both helm positions. Emergency tiller.

Broker's Comments

This motor yacht is an exceptional example of the highly regarded Dale Nelson. Rugged sea keeping performance combined with luxurious interiors are their hallmark and Isla is no exception. With hand fitted teak interiors Dale Nelsons simply ooze build quality. Throughout her relatively short time in commission she has had extensive and thorough maintenance regardless of cost. Many of her fittings date to an extensive re-fit in 2005/6 including new upholstery, carpets, curtains, electronics and generator. Mechanically she appears to be as new. Her keen and competant owner regularly cruises the Western and Southern coasts of Ireland in her, yet she looks smarter than many which never leave the marina! She is keenly for sale as her owner requires a new Dale Nelson!
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Dale Nelson 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 appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out surveys, structural and/or mechanical & electrical.

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