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Vancouver 38 For Sale



VANCOUVER 38 for sale  C$135,000  or  £71,300  VAT paid

Lying British Columbia, Canada


This is the original VANCOUVER 38 in excellent condition. Designed jointly by Robert B Harris and Andrew Dandridge. She was built by Pheon Yachts Ltd in 1983. She is the ultimate True Blue Water cruising yacht with an impecable pedigree having sailed right around the globe with an all girl crew. Built in steel she is as tough as they come.


The steel work was carried out by Croft Marine Ltd to a very high specification. The hull is perfectly fair and was aluminium arc sprayed at time of construction for amazing corosion resistance.


This yacht can take you anywhere you want to go.


Full specification is listed below.

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Steel Cutter ...proven circumnavigator

LOA 11.58m

Beam 3.65m

GRT 7.30 T

Rebuild/refit in 2008-2009

Aluminiumized steel hull inside and out when built

New cutlass bearing and drip less shaft seal placed 2015 on 1 1/2" S.S. shaft

Topsides and bottom painted 2015

Skeg hung counterbalanced rudder      

Whitlock steering

Treadmaster non skid on deck

2004 Isuzu 4LEI diesel (1219 hrs), Hurth 2:1 gear and Campbell Sailor prop at 6 knots

Fresh water cooling ...heat exchanger serviced 2015


Beautiful teak interior fitted by Pheon Yachts Ltd 1983.

Walnut cabin sole.


Equipped with:                 

Orca windlass with capstan and gypsy 60 lb CQR w/ 240'   3/8" chain 
20kg Bruce w/ 48'   3/8" chain and 200'   3/4"  Samson braid rode
Navy storm anchor
Danforth 22S plus small danforth for  stern anchor
200' spare 3/4" anchor rode

Fleming vane steering

Fluxgate compass and Raymarine  Autohelm
2 electric bilge pumps and 1 manual whale pump mounted on deck

4 man RescYou lifraft (new 2012)

Rescue collar and life ring with attached strobe light

 Fresh water capacity 100gal.

Fuel capacity 60 gal

Sigmar diesel heater

Force 10 Propane Stove and oven (2 aluminium 20lb tanks mounted in propane locker)
Bosch on demand water heater
Electro Systems control and detection system (Solenoid valve at tanks)


Sail Inventory (good to excellent condition):

120% Genoa built by Port Townsend Sails completely restitched with new cover

Furling Yankee
Spare hank-on Genoa
Assymetical spinnaker 
Spinnaker with sock
Working Jib
Storm jib
2 main sails, both fully battened, 3 reefs
Storm Trysail


Standing rigging:

3/8"  1X19 upper shrouds and stays (twin backstays)
5/16"  Lower shrouds and inner stay
Profurl roller furler on forestay
'Strong-track' and slides mounted
Mast is deck stepped with steel compression post 
Steps on mast
Boom brake
Hard vang
Mast pulpit



Icom 710 MF/HF radio         Icom IC-M304 VHF     Raymarine 215 VHF
Pactor Modem
ComNavAIS Tranceiver (interfaces with plotter)
Lowrance HDS7 GPS/Plotter  (mounted in cockpit)
Lowrance Broadband Radar (interfaces with either plotter)
Lowrance HDS5 GPS/Plotter (mounted in cabin)
2 sounders
Speed wheel
2 50w solar panels with BlueSky charge controller
Airbreeze Wind Turbine
Prowatt 1500 Invertor
6  6volt  House batteries
2 Dedicated 12V batteries for engine start and windlass
Smartcharge 120V  battery charger
Dual alternators (100 amp for house and 40 amp for starter battery)

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