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Norseman 38

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Boat REF# 63420
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 11.58m (38'0")
Year 1966
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 5
Engine 2 x Diesel 98hp, Thorneycroft (1966)
Lying Norwich


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Extra Details

Designer G L Watson
Builder Aberdour Marine
Lying Norwich
Fuel capacity 545.4 ltr (120.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 909.0 ltr (200.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 2 x Diesel 98hp
Engine make and model Thorneycroft (1966)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 9.0 ltr (2.0 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 7 knots
Max speed (approx) 10 knots
Generator output 3.5KVA

Diesel fired remote start generator on rear deck. New battery Jan 09


LOA 11.58m (38'0")
LWL 11.00m (36'1")
Beam 3.44m (11'4")
Draft Min 1.19m (3'11")
Airdraft 2.80m (9'2")
Displacement 12,500kg (27,562.5lbs)
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

24 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, generator


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

GRP Hull with Wooden topsides


Total # of berths 5
No. of single berths 5
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Microwave tick

5 full size Berths in 3 seperate cabins. Rear master cabin with en-suite, Centre cockpit offering further berth options and fwd cabin and galley area.

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

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

Deck Gear

Spray dodgers tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Instrument Covers tick

Manual windlass
2 anchors
20.00m (65'7") of chain
30.00m (98'5") of warp

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Searchlight tick
Horn tick

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 Electric)

Boat safety Certificate untill ist May 2011.

Broker's Comments

Classic 38'x11'3" built 1966, fully re-built over last 5 yrs with photographic evidence, new glass sheathed decks throughout, partial new superstructure in mahogany, new glass sheathed coachroofs. Rare twin 6 cyclinder 98hp Thorneycroft Diesels (as apposed to normal 65hp 4 cylinder version) giving 6 knots at 1000rpm. This boat has been designed specifically for 2 to live in comfort but can easily sleep 5. Ideal for cruising or liveaboard. New galley with microwave, fridge & cooker with oven. Large w/house saloon with sunroof. Two berth aft owners suite with sea toilet & shower. Additional flybridge steering. 3 KVA air cooled key start genny, BSC to 01/05/11, 2 new batteries June 2008. Complete new upholstery & curtains Feb 08, log, sounder, GPS, VHF, Radar, sophisticated Battery Charger, Inverter, 240v Ring main, 12v & 24v circuits, calorifier, Eberspacher heating, CD Radio etc. Four new Cutlass Bearings Oct 08. Owner ageing & now downsizing. Boat can be viewed on the Broads. The hull is being treated By Broom Boats for osmosis using the Hotvac system. She will be ready by Christmas 2010 and will have a 5 year warranty on the Hull.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Norseman 38 has been personally photographed and viewed by Gary of Boatshed Norfolk. 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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