Swanson 38


Price
AU $80,000 Negotiable Finance
Currency
Length
38' - 11.58m
Use
Cruising
Vessel Location
Batemans Bay Insurance
Launch Year
1984
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP

Factory built and well maintained. This is beautiful example of these highly regarded cruising yachts. Built from hand layed solid grp with a 3/4 fully encapsulated lead keel. The deep aft cockpit provides additional safety under a hard dodger. The cutter rig was completely redone in 2018 including a new mast crane.
New tru design skin fittings and ball valves in 2018
Hatches and portlights removed and reseated in 2018


Price
AU $80,000 Negotiable    Finance    Insurance
Vessel Name
Balleroo
Launch Year
1984
Length
38' - 11.58m
Beam
11ft3
Draft
5ft6
Displacement
8tonne
Keel / Ballast
Full keel with Leadballast 3.8 tonne
Vessel Location
Batemans Bay
Region
New South Wales
Designer
Ron Swanson
Builder
Swanson Brothers built in Wyong NSW
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP
Decks Material
Solid Grp
Engine
Lister 1.9litre 3 cylinder 30hp. High tourqe low rev. Very reliable low engine hours. Large engine room with good access to engine and electrics
Engine Make
Lister
Number Engines
1
Horsepower
30
Fuel Type
Diesel
Engine Hours
2000
Fuel Consumption
1.5 litres per hour
Max Speed
7.5 knots
Cruise Speed
6 knots
Propulsion
3 blade fixed 18 inch bronze prop
Fuel
150 litres
Water
850 litres
Dinghy
2.5 m Inflatable
Covers
Mainsail stack pack, winch covers, steering pedestal cover, hatch covers, companion way clear cover and fly screens, fly screens for hatches and boom tent.
Accommodation
Roomy beautifully finished timber interior. Roomy front cabin with very large infilled v berth. New mattress (2019) with memory foam top, very comfortable. Double aft cabin
Cabins
2
Berths
5
Shower
Yes
Toilet
Lava Vaccuum toilet. Only one moving part, never clogs or blocks
Entertainment
Great sound system with blue connectivity. 24 inch HD tv with GME digital antenna on mast
Galley
Functional U shaped galley for cruising with double sink filtered water and salt water tap.
Refrigeration
2 fridges. 1 electric fridge freezer.
Freezer
Yes
Stove
Roden rambler 2 burner stove with oven and grill
Hot Water
Hot tap portable gas unit plugs into yachts water system
Ground Tackle
20kg Manson supreme anchor with 60m of L grade gal 10mm chain. Powerful Muir windlass feeding into a deep chain locker. Seperate anchor battery and charging system. Spare 20kg plow and rode. Spare 20kg danforth.
Safety Gear
Jack lines, harnesses, life jackets, MOB recovery device, Carbon monoxide detectors
Bilge Pumps
2 electric(1 auto), 2 manual
Life Raft
2 person sos liferaft
Epirb
Yes
Life Jackets
Yes
Flares
Yes
Fire Protection
Fire extinguishers and fire blanket
Electrics
385watts of solar power delivered via a victron mppt regulator. 4 x240ah 6volt batteries new 2018. New 70amp alternator fitted in 2020.2000 watt pure sine wave inverter. USB chargers and 12 volt outlet. Shore power system.
Electronics / Navigation
Ray marine Axiom pro 9 hybrid touch screen plotter/sounder networked with Ray90 dsc vhf and AIS700 class B transceiver. AIS targets are displayed on plotter screen. Radar capable with radar pad for dome already on the mast.
Sail Inventory
Hood mainsail in good condition, 135% Genoa in great condition, 100% heavy duty jib furling offshoresail 9.8oz challenge fast net Dacron with foam luff an sun protection, self tacks easily, excellent condition. Heavy weather furling staysail made from 11.8 oz challenge fastnet Dacronin excellent condition. Storm tri sail as new. MPS spinnaker in sock new 2018. Stack pack and lazy jacks new 2018.
Mast / Rigging
13m aluminium mast completely rerigged in 2018. Profurl C430 jib furler and Profurl C320 staysail furler. Spectra halyards, dynema running back stays.
Deck Gear
Barlow oversized deck winches, Harken main halyard winch, 9 winches in total. Spinnaker/ jib pole. Webber gas bbq. Salt water deck wash. Freshwater deck wash /shower in cockpit. Cockpit upholstery and cushions. Padded helm seat. Wash boards lock into position and there is an additional stainless steel security strap.
Remarks
A solid and safe cruising boat ready to go. Ideal for a cruising couple.

CONTACT DETAILS
Name
Ross shadbolt
Telephone
City / Suburb
Canberra
State
ACT
Country
Australia


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