Herreshoff 38


Price
AU $45,000 Huge price reduction
Finance
Pre-Purchase Inspection
Currency
Length
38' - 11.58m
Vessel Location
Mosman Bay
Launch Year
1956
Hull Material
Timber Carvel planked in Oregon over laminated spotted gum ribs, copper fastened

Sylvena is a stunning Herreshoff sloop, built by W L Homes and Co in Sydney and launched in 1956 at Lavender Bay.

Sylvena competed in three Sydney Hobart's, 1959,1961 and 1968, and has returned to Sydney after spending a number of years in Tasmania.

Now rigged with an aluminium mast, she retains the original timber boom with hull made from Oregon planking over spotted gum frames.

Notable points include:

She has just had the following completed in April 2024
HULL - all sanded, faired and repainted gloss white.
Antifouled
Chain plates inspected.
Life lines and stanchions, all removed, inspected, replaced. Added a 'gate' aft portside for access, pelican clips
Bow sprint re-fixed and new LED nav lights installed
Anchor chain electric windlass, ALL new MUIR
All rigging inspected

2013 Nanni 38 HP shaft drive diesel engine with
2013 Autostream feathering propellor.
Brand new Muir electric winch with powered up/down controls on foredeck replaced April 2024
Mason 45lb CQR anchor with 50m of 10mm gal chain short link (new 2020).
1 X North Sails 3Di Nordac fully battened mainsail (New November 2019). 2 Reef points and single line reefing.
1 X No. 1 North Sails 3Di Nordac headsail for Furler with UV protector strip (New November 2019)
1 X No. 3 Dacron headsail for Furler
1 X Dacron Tri-sail
1 X MPS in sock
B & G Zeus3 chart plotter (2019) integrated in to Raymarine instruments.
B & G VHF radio with AIS receiver.
Raymarine ST60 speed/log, wind, depth instruments.
Hand held VHF.
Electric macerator toilet and holding tank (new 2022).
12v electrical system with with switch board and isolator switch.
1 x 12v engine (New 2022).
2 x house batteries (new 2022).
Solar panel for trickle charging.
Aluminium Mast and Spinnaker pole with Timber boom (Very good condition with original bronze fittings).
Deck stepped (New Stainless Steel Step 2016).
Single spreader mast-head rig. 1 X 19 Stainless steel rigging and Turnbuckles (New 2016).
Headsail Furler (New 2016).
updated running rigging.
2 X Anderson 52 S/T Two-speed primary winches.
2 X Anderson 28 S/T Two-speed secondary winches.
2 X Lewmar 16 two-speed halyard winches on cabin top with 2 x Spinlock Triple Stainless 8-14 mm Rope Clutches (new 2019).
2 X Bottom handle Bronze halyard winches on Mast.
Stainless steel Pushpit, Pulpit, Stanchions and Life lines (New 2016, checked and re-fixed December 2020),
Battened boom awning
Fenders and mooring lines.
BBQ.
Custom made boarding ladder.
Boom crutch.
Fusion Apollo MS-SRX400 marine stereo with 3 x Fusion speakers in the cabin.

Thanks to her updates, this classic is easy to sail and is an absolute joy to spend time on board. If you're after a bit more old school style with modern tweaks, Sylvena is a top option.

Moored in Mosman Bay, Sydney, Sylvena can remain on her current commercial mooring.
Ready for inspection with Flagstaff Marine.


Price
AU $45,000 Huge price reduction   
Vessel Name
Sylvena
Boat Reference
Sylvena 38
Launch Year
1956
Length
38' - 11.58m
Beam
3m
Draft
1.77m
Displacement
8000kg
Vessel Location
Mosman Bay
Region
New South Wales
Use
Family, Leisure, Racing
HIN
AUWWA197789LM9
Registration
AKI809N
Designer
L. Francis Herreshoff, USA
Builder
W. L. Holmes and Co, Sydney
Hull Material
Timber Carvel planked in Oregon over laminated spotted gum ribs, copper fastened
Decks Material
Laid teak over sheathed plywood
Engine
38 horsepower. Re powered in 2013
Engine Make
Nanni
Number Engines
1
Horsepower
38
Fuel Type
Diesel
Propulsion
Shaft with dripless seal- Autostream 17" feathering prop (new 2013)
Fuel
85L
Water
120L
Covers
Canvas covers full boat, battened book awning new in 2022
Accommodation
Forward cabin: Double berth with storage under. Just aft to port is an enclosed head with toilet, shower and basin with storage locker opposite.
Saloon: Settee berths to port and starboard. Upholstery in cabin and cockpit replaced in 2019
Cabins
1
Berths
6
Shower
Internal cold only
Toilet
Electric macerator toilet and holding tank (new 2022)
Entertainment
Fusion Apollo MS-SRX400 marine stereo with 3 x Fusion speakers in cabin
Galley
Galley to starboard with two burner stove. Ice box with drain under chart table to port. Stainless steel sink with manual fresh water pump, cupboards and drawers above sink area and cupboards below.
Refrigeration
Ice box
Stove
New metho/white spirit stove
Hot Water
No
Ground Tackle
New Muir electric winch with powered up/down controls on foredeck.
Mason 45lb CQR anchor with 50m 10mm gal chain short link (new 2020).
Bilge Pumps
Electric and manual
Epirb
Yes
Life Jackets
6
Flares
Yes
Fire Protection
2 x extinguisher and fire blanket
Electrics
12v electrical system with with switch board and isolator switch.
1 x 12v engine (New 2022)
2 x house batteries (new 2022).
Solar panel for trickle charge
Electronics / Navigation
B & G Zeus3 chart plotter (2019) integrated into the Raymarine instruments.
B & G VHF radio with AIS receive.
Raymarine ST60 speed/log, wind, depth instruments.
Hand held VHF.
Sail Inventory
1 X North Sails 3Di Nordac fully battened mainsail (New November 2019) 2 Reef points and single line reefing.
1 X No. 1 North Sails 3Di Nordac headsail for Furler with UV protector strip (New November 2019).
1 X No. 3 Dacron headsail for Furler.
1 X Dacron Tri-sail.
1 X MPS in sock.
Mast / Rigging
Aluminium Mast and Spinnaker pole with Timber boom (Very good condition with original bronze fittings)
Deck stepped (New Stainless Steel Step 2016),
Single spreader mast-head rig. 1 X 19 Stainless steel rigging and Turnbuckles (New 2016)
Headsail Furler (New 2016).
New mainsheet and blocks
Deck Gear
2 X Anderson 52 S/T Two-speed primary winches, 2 X Anderson 28 S/T Two-speed secondary winches, 2 X Lewmar 16 two-speed halyard winches on cabin top with 2 x
Spinlock Triple Stainless 8-14 mm Rope Clutches (new 2019), 2 X Bottom handle Bronze halyard winches on Mast. Stainless steel Pushpit, Pulpit, Stanchions and Life lines (New
2016, checked and re-fixed December 2020), Fenders and mooring lines.
BBQ
New custom made boarding ladder
New boom crutch
Remarks
Most recent works complete in April 2024
April 2024

HULL - all sanded, faired and repainted gloss white plus antifouled
Chain plates inspected.
Life lines and stanchions, all removed, inspected, replaced. Added a 'gate' aft portside for access, pelican clips
Bow sprint re-fixed and new LED nav lights installed
Anchor chain electric windlass, ALL new MUIR
All rigging inspected

CONTACT DETAILS
Dealer
Flagstaff Marine
Telephone
Address
Sydney Harbour d'Albora Marina, 1B New Beach Road, Rushcutters Bay, NSW 2027 |
RPAYC, 16 Mitala Street, Newport, NSW 2106 |
Port Stephens Soldiers Point Marina, 2 Sunset Boulevarde, Soldiers Point, NSW 2317 |
Gold Coast Runaway Bay Marina, Bayview Street, Runaway Bay, QLD 4216
Sydney NSW Australia
  

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