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  • Manufacturer: Contessa
  • Location:
  • Year: 1982
  • LOA: 37'11" (11.58m)
  • Beam: 10' 11'' (3.35m)
  • Berths: 9
  • Draft: 2.01
  • Keel: Fin keel
  • ID no.: 17882
  • Cabins: 3
  • Heating: Diesel fired
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Watertank Size: 70 Gallons
  • Engine Make: Watermota Sea Panther Bobtail
  • Horsepower: 30hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 20 Gallons
  • Cruise Speed: 6
  • Top Speed: 7

Broker Remarks

Contessa 38 sailing yacht for sale. Built by Jeremy Rogers, this is a highly desirable and well found fast cruising yacht. Needs a small amount of tlc. Ideal for coastal or ocean cruising. Sleeps 9 in 5 single and 2 double berths.Little used in recent years this Contessa 38 is now ashore for sale.


Sleeps 9 in 5 single & 2 double berths in 3 cabins including the saloon
Teak interior joinery
Diesel fired cabin heating
Galley area with 3-burner gas cooker, oven & grill Refrigerator 2 x Stainless steel sinks
Heads compartment with Lavac marine wc, handbasin & shower

Mechanical and Rigging

Built by Jeremy Rogers Ltd in 1982
Designed by David Alan-Williams
GRP hull, deck & superstructure
Fin keel
Wheel steering

Watermota Sea Panther Bobtail 2500 4-cylinder 30hp diesel engine, new 1997
Fresh water cooled
Shaft drive to 3-blade fixed pitch propeller
Single lever morse control
Cruising speed approx 6 knots
Maximum speed approx 7 knots

12v system supplied by 2 batteries, total capacity 180ah
Switched & charged by engine alternator & 240v charger
Honda 90Kva AC generator
Shorepower & cable

Fuel capcity 20 gallons
Fresh water capacity 70 gallons

Water System:

Pressurised hot & cold water throughout
Water heated by calorifier & immersion heater

Cutter rigged with Proctor anodised aluminium spars
Twin sets of spreaders
Stainless steel standing rigging
Terylene running rigging
Mast steps
Spinnaker pole & gear
2 x Headsail furling gear
Slab reefing mainsail

2 x Lewmar #44 3-speed genoa sheet winches
2 x Lewmar #40 2-speed spinnakwer sheet winches
2 x Lewmar #30 halyard & reefing winches

Battened mainsail
Furling genoa
Furling staysail
Cruising chute


Navigation Aids:
2 x Bulkhead mounted steering compasses
 Log, speed, depth
Windspeed & direction
Raytheon R10X radar

Ground Tackle:
CQR anchor with chain
Electric windlass

General Equipment:
Navigation lights
Guardwire, pulpit & pushpit
Radio & CD player
Bathing ladder
Cockpit table

Safety Equipment:

Fire extinguishers
Fire blanket
Firdell Blipper radar reflector
2 x Horseshoe lifebuoys

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Disclaimer : EQ Marine Ltd t/a Network Yacht Brokers Dartmouth offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.