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  • Price: £34995
  • Location: Ramsgate
  • Year: 1974
  • LOA: 39'8" (12.10m)
  • Beam: 10' 6'' (3.20m)
  • Berths: 7
  • Draft: 1.47
  • Keel: Long keel
  • ID no.: 38289
  • Cabins: 3
  • Heating: Yes
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Watertank Size: 180 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo
  • Horsepower: 60hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 280 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 7 Knots
  • Top Speed: 9 Knots
  • Range: 550

Broker Remarks

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a White Horse 38 ketch built motorsailer, built by White Horse marine of Cumbria in 1974. “Rebecca” is a fine example of the class and represents a particularly strong motorsailer. She has been well maintained and only lightly used by its current owner The White Horse 38 is a very spacious well-designed yacht with deep cabins and plenty of headroom. Even so, her draft is only 1.47 metres. With three cabins, the accommodation and social space are substantial. Her blue hull was repainted in 2018 and she has been re-painted internally in 2020.


Very spacious and well-designed deep cabins affording generous headroom. She has three cabins. Aft cabin, a central wheelhouse/ shelter deck and fitted canopy, steering position. down forward into the saloon with fitted seating to port around a dining table opposite is the galley area with the upholstery finished in a gold patterned material carpeted and curtains throughout.  The saloon offers a small double berth and a large single berth.

The Heads compartment is located in the Forepeak and is fitted with a washbasin, marine toilet and shower. The yacht has a pressurised hot and cold water system with the hot water heated by the engines calorifier.

The aft cabin has hanging lockers and V berth that has an infill to make into a largedouble berth.

In the forepeak, there is a further cabin with a “V” berth which is really only meant for young children and currently has no cushions.  The galley is equipped with a 2 burner gas cooker with oven and grill, stainless steel sink with a hot and cold water supply and a 12v fridge.

Mechanical and Rigging

Spars and Sails:

The White Horse 38 is rigged as a masthead Ketch with Kemp deck stepped aluminium masts and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging replaced 2013. Terylene running rigging replaced 2013 and as required. Slab reefing mainsail and mizzen with lazyjacks and furling headsail.


  • 2 x Sheet winches, Lewmar 46 Self-tailing 
  • 4 x Halyard winches, Maine


  • 1 x Mainsail, condition good, last valeted 2013
  • 1 x Foresail, condition good, last valeted 2013
  • 1 x Mizzen, condition good, last valeted 2013
  • 1 x Mizzen staysail, condition good, last valeted 2013
Mechanical Systems:

Tis motorsailer is fitted with a Volvo Penta 60HP naturally aspirated diesel engine located under the wheelhouse floor. Freshwater cooled. It was last serviced in 2018. 280 Litre plastic fuel tank. It has a shaft drive to a 4 blade fixed bronze prop. She will cruise at 7 Knots and has a maximum speed of 9 knots and has a range of approx. 550 nautical miles.

Electrical Systems:

2 x 12 volt batteries (1 x engine + 1 x domestic) charging from alternator and via 240v shore power system with ring main and battery charger


Deck Equipment:
  • 1 x Plough Anchor – with chain
  • 1 x Danforth Anchor
  • Windlass – manual
  • Mainsail cover
  • Bimini cover
  • Cockpit enclosure.
  • 4 x Mooring warps
  • 8 x Fenders
  • Dinghy – Waveco
  • Outboard – Honda
  • Davitts
Navigation Equipment:
  • 2 x Compasses
  • 1 x Depth sounder
  • 1 x Speed/log
  • 1 x Wind direction/speed
  • 1 x VHF Radio
  • Radar
  • Deck level navigation lights
  • Masthead anchor light
  • Some paper charts
  • Clock & Barometer
Safety Equipment:
  • 2 x Fire Extinguishers in saloon
  • 1x Fire Blanket
  • 1 x CO2 detector
  • 1 x Smoke Alarm
  • 1 x Deck light
  • 1 x Spot light
  • 1 x Horseshoe Lifebuoy with floating light
  • Emergency tiller
  • 1 x Manual bilge pump
  • 2 x Electric bilge pumps
  • 1 x First Aid kits
  • 1 x Radar reflector


  • Cast iron long Fin Keel with wheel steering

Built-in 11974 by White Horse Marina, Cumbria. Blue painted GRP over triple diagonal mahogany hull with white superstructure and teak decks. Centre cockpit. Cast iron ling fin keel. Last out of the water in 2018 when she was antifouled and anodes changed. Hull last re-painted in 2018, a number of seacocks also changed at the time and internally re-painted in 2020. She has been sailed to Holland, Belgium, Ireland and a long  UK South Coast The vessel has been owned by the current owner for the past 9 years.


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