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Gruno 38 Sport

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Boat REF# 231200
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 11.95m (39'2")
Year 1996
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 6
Engine 1 x Diesel 120hp, FORD MERMAID (1996)


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Extra Details

Builder GRUNO
Fuel capacity 500.0 ltr (110.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 500.0 ltr (110.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 180.0 ltr (39.6 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 120hp
Engine make and model FORD MERMAID (1996)
Engine Hours engine1:   1430
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr (0.4 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Generator output 2400KVA

FORD MERMAID 6 cylinder main engine from 1996, 1430 hours on the counter.
Cooling by a keel cooling.
Note electric heating in the engine bay.
220 & 12 V on board.
6 batteries, 1 for the bow thruster, 1 for the engine, 4 for the domestic services, 2 for 12 V and 2 for 220 V circuits.
A file including boat manuals and invoices is available.


LOA 11.95m (39'2")
LWL 11.95m (39'2")
Beam 3.70m (12'2")
Draft Min 1.10m (3'7")
Draft Max 1.10m (3'7")
Airdraft 2.70m (8'10")
Displacement 13,000kg (28,665.0lbs)
Headroom 1.87m (6'2")
Storage In water

Electrical Systems

220 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Built in the GRUNO boatyard located in the north of the Netherlands, this Dutch steel cruiser is a model 38 SPORT of 1996. Two steering positions. Classic layout and the quality Gruno is renowned for.


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

The aft deck is huge, a real room to live, and entirely covered by a canvas, new in 2014. This canvas could be removed partially or completely to become just a bimini and is easy to lower thanks to an electric jack.
The arch lowers too, thus reducing the air-draft to 2,70 meters. Good outside storage space
On the foredeck a portable generator, 2400 W.
2 anchors, one is manual.
Last antifouling done by the current owner in april 2016.
Weed hatch under the bed in the aft cabin.

Access to the saloon through a side door to port.
Only two steps to reach the saloon with its large and comfortable bench seating and height adjustable table. The engine hold is accessible by two trap doors swiveling on hinges and properly secured in place when open. From the saloon a window opens on the aft deck (great for ventilation and even better as a serving hatch). On the interior steering position, a wood flap is specially designed to receive the TV which is included in the sale.

Three steps down towards the aft, are the heads, separate shower and the main cabin from which the shower is accessible. The shower has good light and ventilation from two windows both of which have fly-nets. The bed (130 x 190 cm) is accessible on two sides. The bedhead overlooks the swim platform and the water. In a corner to starboard is a desk or a dressing table. The heads is electric

From the saloon and going forward is the galley equipped with a dinette transformable into a bed for two adults 120 x 180 cms. Fridge, 80 liters capacity, 4 burners cooker and a fan extractor could be found in this galley well fitted with huge storage and lockers. Headroom of 2 meters.

The forward cabin counts two berths for two adults ( 90 x 210 cms) in a V form. Big storage under the beds, accessible by sliding doors or trap doors. Headroom of 1,87 meter.

Gas Heating, warm air, TRUMATIC.
Hot water produced by the shore power and the engine.

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Spray dodgers tick
Sun awning tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Platform tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick
Bow Thruster tick

Manual windlass
2 anchors
(DANFORTH (plateau) - à bascule)

Safety Equipment

LPG Detector tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Boatshed Bourgogne has the pleasure to present a Dutch steel cruiser for sale. A GRUNO 38 SPORT for sale in Burgundy and well suited to canal and coastal cruising.
Gruno has an excellent reputation and dedicated following and the quality of this boat show why. Plus our vendors have taken very good care of her both cosmetically and mechanically.
Bright, spacious, comfortable and a huge convivial aft deck for those long summer evenings. Technically complete and with convenient features like separate heads and shower this is a quality boat ready to enjoy. French canals, European waterways and maybe even further. An ideal holiday or long term cruising home. For more information and appointments to view, please contact Cathy Bouguereau, your broker at Boatshed Bourgogne

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

This Gruno 38 Sport has been personally photographed and viewed by Cathy BOUGUEREAU of Boatshed Bourgogne. 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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