Bruce Roberts Offshore 38 - USD 44,000




This yacht has just come out of a Thai yard where she had a thorough refit. The steel is in very good condition and perfectly sealed. The detailing has been high quality, including a new teak toe rail.

Her owner has cruised extensively with his yacht since 1988, departing Australia for Africa in 1997 and returning to these waters in 2003. He has the utmost faith in his yacht and has prepared the yacht for sale very well.

Already seatrialed by YBC, the 1800cc BMC Navigator engine with Borg Warner box and Velvet Drive gives a good and smooth turn of speed, has had new engine mounts and generally appears as a reliable set up.


Last haul out May 2015.




Inspection by appointment with exclusive brokers YBC.


Location: Langkawi
Year Launched: 1986
Registered: Australia
Designer: Bruce Roberts Builder: Owner/Melbourne
Engine: 1985 BMC 4cyl

Keel: Long fin and skeg

Displacement: 12 tons Ballast: 3000 kg lead
Autopilot : Raymarine 4000 Windvanes: Aires + Monitor
Hull: 6mm steel below waterline
Deck: 4mm steel
Fuel: 220 litres (2 alloy tanks and one poly tank)
250 litres (4 alloy tanks)
Length: 11.65m
Beam:  3.41m
Draft:   1.80m
Engine hours: 1200
Speed under power: 7 kts
Propeller: 3 blade fixed
The interior is attractive with a good in line galley on the starboard side. Moving forward, the standing nav. station is to starboard with the bathroom opposite. The forepeak has two single berths and the aft cabin with generous fore and aft double completes the accommodation. Cabin soles are carpet over ply, nice carved 'Jarrah' detailing throughout.


Gimballed four burner gas stove and oven. Single deep stainless sink with draining board, manually pumped cold water. Top loading 50 litre 12volt Danfoss fridge.

No shower.

One manual, no holding tank.

Electrics & Batteries:
The yacht's AC system is 240 Volt, shore power inlet and cabin outlets, SUMO battery charger. The yacht's DC system is 12VDC. House bank is 2 low maintenance batteries totaling 150amps. Engine start bank is single 75amp low maintenance. DC charging from a 120watt solar panel and engine alternator.

One RULE switched electric bilge pump.

Electronics & Navigation:
  • RAYMARINE 4000 wheel pilot (not commissioned)
  • AUTOHELM depth sounder
  • GME VHF radio
  • CODAN HF radio (de commissioned)
  • RAYMARINE chartplotter/gps c/w i50 displays
  • GARMIN 76 hand held GPS
Deck stepped aluminium rig. 10mm standing rigging, 18 yrs old and in good condition.

Sail Inventory:
  • 1 x mainsail (good)
  • 1 x genoa
  • 1 x no 2 (tired)

Deck Gear :

  • 2 BARLOW self tailing cockpit winches
  • LEWMAR deck hatches
  • Dorade vents
  • Sampson post
  • Stern arch / solar panel
  • Two gas bottles at stern

Safety Gear:

  • RFD life raft (out f service)
  • 2 adult life jackets
  • 2 child life jackets
  • 2 harnesses
  • 1 Danbuoy
  • 1 life ring
  • 2 fire extinguishers (1 yr)
  • HENDERSON manual bilge pump

Ground Tackle:
  • MAXWELL vertical electric windlass
  • 40 kg CQR
  • 50 kg ADMIRALTY
  • 30m of 10mm chain

Dinghy and Outboards:
No dinghy... EVINRUDE o/b


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