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Built by Camper & Nicholson in 1967 this Nicholson 38 exemplifies quality traditional boatbuilding of that time. As hull #3 she was built as the demonstrator and graced the Earls Court London Boat Show.
Over the years she has undergone a number of upgrades and improvements including a Volvo D2-55 4 with 1900 hrs. During 2013 she had a sizable refit with synthetic Dek-King fitted to side decks and coachroof, charging system upgrade, seacocks replaced, new Raymarine electronics 2013, Raymarine autopilot 2014, standing rigging from 2013, new cockpit enclosure..its quite a list

Vanikoro is a solid, substantial yacht with lots of upgrades. She is now looking for a new owner to take on the cosmetic challenges and bring her up to her full potential.

Country: United Kingdom
Price: £ 32,000
Year Built: 1967
Boat Model / Make: Nicholson 38
Boat Builders: Camper & Nicholson
Boat Designer: john Alden
LOA (metres): 11.53
Beam: 3.2
Draft: 1.58
Hull Material: GRP
Engine/Fuel Type: VOLVO D2-55 4
Engine HP: 55
Engine Hours: Low
Traditional long keeled hull of heavy GRP layup typical of the era with encapsulated lead ballast keel.
GRP coach-roof and decks.
Central cockpit with engine room below cockpit sole.
Volvo D2-55 4 cylinder 55hp diesel engine (new 2004) Fresh water cooled with Racnor fuel filter system 2022.
Approximately 1967 hours running to date
Shaft Drive, shaft (2010)
Sleipner SE 80/185T Sidepower 80kg bow thruster with joystick panel (2013)
Eliche Radice 16” bronze propeller (2004)
Engine hatch replaced
Steering gearbox (overhauled), steering arm system,2013)
Sea cocks (2013)
Centre bearing to rudder (2013)

Emergency steering
Hull anodes 2020
12v system electrical system
4 x Varta batteries (3 x Varta professional LFD75 Ahr deep cycle, 2016, 1 x engine start battery 2016)
Charged by alternator with Sterling AR12D advanced regulator (2013)
Sterling PCU 1230 30 amp charger (2021)
2 x 12v Victron VSP 30w solar panels (2013)
Sterling 1800w inverter (2013)
Solsum 10 regulator (2013)
Shore Power (2013)
220 v outlets via shore power or inverter
Stainless steel LED lights with white/red LED's (2013)
Electrical cb panels (2013)
Sterling split charge diodes (2013)
Galvanic isolator 2013
Navtex 2016
Fuel capacity 40 gallons in 1 x Steel tank cleaned 2016
Fresh water capacity 75 gallons in 1 GRP tanks

Water System:
Pressurised water system
Galley foot pump
Water heated by insulated Surecal 22 litre calorifier with 2 litre expansion tank (2013) from shore power and engine
Hot and cold water distribution system (2013)
Ketch rigged
Proctor aluminium spars (1967), refurbished (1999/ 2013)
Sailspar F220 boom (2013)
Stainless steel standing rigging (2013)
Running Rigging (2013)
Mainsail slab reefing (2010)
Selden Furlex 300S headsail furling (2009, serviced 2016 inc new forestay)
Spinnaker gear
Lazy Jacks (2015)

2 x Lewmar evo 40CST chrome self tailing genoa winches (2013)
Lewmar Evo 30 CST 2-speed self- tailing halyard winches (2013)
Lewmar Evo 16CST 2-speed self- tailing winches for reefing pennants (2016)

Annie Gerrard Genoa (2009), valeted (2014/15)
Annie Gerrard Main (2009), valeted (2014/15)
Annie Gerrard Mizzen (2009), valeted (2014/15)
Spinnaker with snuffler
Staysail spinnaker
Storm sail job
Sail covers 2016
all sheets replaced 2020
Raymarine ST60+ Log/Speed/ Depth /Wind speed /Direction (in scanstrut deck pod), (2013)
Raymarine Evolution autopilot system p70 head,ACU-400, and type 2 rotary Drive (2014)
Raymarine e7 GPS/ Plotter (2013)
Digital AIS 100 receiver, (2013)
Standard Horizon GX-1100E (2013)
Sestrel Compass
Sleeps 6 in 1 double and 5 single berths in 3 cabins
Headroom 6 feet
Teak interior joinery
Upholstery, in Kayospruce / Alcantara sky Eco suede (2013)
Oceanair pleated navy blinds for saloon and portshade white to heads (2013)
Headlining to main saloon and refurbishment of panels (2013)

Galley (to port):‘L’ shaped
Gimballed 3 burner gas cooker with oven and grill (2013)
Fridge, front loading 2016, keel cooled, compressor
Smev VA SMS sink and drainer (2013)
Custom fitted stowage (2013)
Corian worktops with teak fiddle (2013)

Settee beth
Fold down table to seat 6 (2013)
Chart table
Pilot berths

Aft Cabin:
1 x double berth
1 x single berth
Hanging lockers

Jabsco marine toilet (2013)
Ceramic basin with hot and cold water

2 x single berths with infill
Hanging lockers

Ceramic basin with hot and cold water
Jabsco Marine Toilet (2013)
Shower with drain pump and ventalator 2016
Anchoring and Mooring Equipment:
CQR Anchor 35lbs
Galvanised Chain 50m with anchor ball
Cobra Kedge anchor 12Kg
Francis 400 type electric windlass
6 x fenders
Boat hook
Aluminium beaching legs
Clock & Barometer
Outboard Bracket
Swim Ladder
Helmsmans seat
Cockpit enclosure in blue New 2020
Mainsail cover (2016)
Lazy Jacks (2016)
Mizzen cover
Partial bespoke winter cover 2016
Navigation lights LED aqua signal
Masthead light
Deck light
Steaming light
Manual bilge pump
Jabsco High Flow Series 6500 engine driven bilge pump (2013)
Zodiac racing super 6 person RORC life raft (next service April 2024)
Gas alarm 2016
Co2 alarm 2016
Smoke alarm 2016
Guardwire with gates (2013)
Fire Blanket (2013)
5x1kg extinguishers (2013)
Automatic fire extinguishers for engine and bow thruster 2016
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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