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GibSea 38

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11.58m (38'0")



Underwater profile


1 x Diesel 48hp, Perkins (1980)

Hayling Island


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Extra Details

Designer J & J Design
Builder Gibsea
Lying Hayling Island
Last survey 29/06/2017


Engine 1 x Diesel 48hp
Engine make and model Perkins (1980)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 bladed fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 6.7 knots
Engine spares tick


Batteries Replaced in 2016 as part of extensive re fit


LOA 11.58m (38'0")
Beam 3.69m (12'1")
Draft Max 1.98m (6'6")
Displacement 10,000kg (22,050.0lbs)
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage Ashore



Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1980) with stainless steel standing rigging (2016)


Mainsail - Slab (unknown year) Fully Battened, Lazy Jacks,


All standing and running rigging replaced in 2016 as part of extensive re-fit

Electrical Systems


12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 2
Shower 1
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick


0 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
AIS Receiver tick
Echo sounder tick


VHF, chart plotter, depth sounder, TV, auto pilot replaced in 2016 as part of extensive re fit

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick


2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Electric windlass
1 anchors
Haylard Winches replaced in 2016 as part of extensive re fit

Safety Equipment

Liferaft tick
Emergency steering tick


2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 Electric)

Broker's Comments

This 1980 Gibsea has undergone extensive refurbishment by her current owner who, regrettably due to ill health, has been forced to put his pride and joy up for sale.
This Gibsea has been sailed to Barbados, Gilbraltar and the Channel Islands proving her as a capable long distance cruiser.
Having benefited from the hull being epoxyed be her previous owner, who brought her from new the current owner, who is a built builder by trade, has over the last 2 years spent many hours and a considerable amount of money bringing her back to her best.
The refit is truly extensive and includes but is not limited to:
Interior - all Head and wall linings stripped and replaced and all varnish stripped and re-coated,
Forward Cabin - new battery box constructed for new battery for windlass, all lockers have been painted inside including the bilge.
Shower - refitted with new tiles, taps and shower fitments.
Forward Heads - Re configured including new WC, plumbing and Sola vent fitted.
Salon - stripped and replaced with new windows and port holes, new stainless steel trim, all upholstery and foam replaced, new TV and video player, all lights fitted with LED bulbs.
Galley - new cooker and fridge, new hot water system, new lights and LED bulbs, new under floor waste water pump.
Aft Cabin - new toilet and plumbing, new mattress and cushions, new Waybasto Heating Unit, 3 new batteries stored under chart table, new 30amp auto charger c/w 240v consumber unit is located behind the stairs, new 2nd fridge is located under the aft bunk.
Exterior - bow roller removed and re-bedded using stainless steel bolts, manual windlass replaced with automatic, all standing rigging replaced, all running rigging/ ropes replaced, new winches, pulleys, organisers and clutches. New Mainsheet, new windscreen. Deck, coach roof, lockers, cockpit and hull have been coated using Perfection Plus Two Pot polyurethane. New Navigation Pod has been fitted c/w Raymarine plotter and auto pilot. There is also a second Lawrence plotter and depth sounder.
Engine - re-wired, new alternator, new raw water pump, diesel injectors serviced, new cutlass bearings fitted, all rudder bearing checked and serviced.
For more information on this as new presented Gibsea please do not hesitate to contact us.
Viewing is highly recommended.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This GibSea 38 has been personally photographed and viewed by Kevin Mowatt of Boatshed Hayling Island. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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