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Sea Fever
1986 | 38' Bristol 38.8 Sailboat for Sale

1986 Bristol

38' (11.66m) 38.8 - Sea Fever

Lovely boat. Well maintained and updated.


Vessel ID# 2810433      Last Updated: 2024-03-03 11:09:01

$ 95,000 USD

€ 88,403 Euros
$ 129,932 CAD

Description

The Bristol 38.8 is a popular Ted Hood design highly regarded for quality construction, attractive lines, and good sailing performance  Sea Fever is a wonderful example of a well kept 38.8 that has benefited from ongoing professional maintenance and many recent updates including new sails, new electronics, new canvas, and new cushions to name a few. She has everything you need for your sailing adventures near and far. If sailing South is in your plans, Her 58' bridge clearance and shoal-draft centerboard keel make her particularly well suited for the shallow waters of the ICW, Chesapeake, and Bahamas.  Sea Fever is the finest Bristol 38.8 available, and we encourage you to come see for yourself.


Curtis Stokes & Associates is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Sailboats Northeast. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

Data Sheet

LOA: 38' 3" (11.66 Meters)

Type: Sail - Used

Year: 1986

Beam: 12' 1"

Bridge Clearance: 58' "

Draft Max: 10' 3"

Draft Min: 4' 6"

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Fuel Type: Diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

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Accommodations

Sea Fever features an exceptionally comfortable and elegant interior. The Bristol craftsmanship is second to none and the hand-crafted teak interior is beautifully varnished and lovingly maintained. Typical of Ted Hood, the boat has a roomy open layout with 6'6" headroom creating a wonderful sense of space.

Creature comforts include:

  • Six new opening ports and two hatches let in plenty of light and air
  • New Fusion stereo system with speakers in saloon and cockpit
  • All Interior upholstery and cushions replaced in 2021
  • Heat & AC provided by 16000 BTU Air Conditioning & reverse Cycle Heat
  • New LED lighting throughout, 2020
  • 12V fans throughout
  • Bulkhead-mounted oil lamp


Layout Starting forward:

The Pullman berth forward to port is very comfortable with a five-inch foam mattress and "tufted topper" with storage lockers above. To starboard are hanging lockers and storage.

Just aft to port is a large head with a spacious shower.

The main saloon is traditional with settees port and starboard and a a centerline drop-leaf table. The settees are 6'5" long and an seat six comfortably for dinner. There is cabinetry and stowage outboard of the settees and both settees pull out for a wider berth.

The galley next aft to port is u shaped with loads of storage and convenient access to the companionway & cockpit.

The nav station adjacent the galley is large and comfortable as a ships office.

The quarter berth aft of the nav station makes a great storage area and is also a good sea berth. 

Galley

Efficient U-shaped galley conveniently located to port of the companionway steps.

  • Force 10 Propane Stove - three burner, with oven and broiler
  • 12v Adler Barbour refrigeration in large well insulated ice box
  • Double deep stainless steel sinks
  • Pressure water hot and cold mixing faucet
  • Fresh water manual foot pump
  • Seagull water filtration system
  • Dockside fresh water intake
  • Six gallon hot water heater
  • Storage for everything including pots and pans and trash

Electrical Systems

  • AGM Batteries 12v(x1)/ 6v(x6) replaced 2019
  • Heart Interface - Link 2000-R Monitoring system
  • Freedom 20 Inverter/Charger
  • Balmar 100 Amp alternator
  • Flexible Solar panel and Xantrex charge controller
  • DC Breaker Panel with Terralab engineering Galvanic Isolator
  • 120 Volt AC Panel
  • New Fusion Stereo system with salon & cockpit speakers 2019
  • Navigation lights replaced with LED, 2020

Mechanical Systems

  • 1986 Universal M50 diesel inboard  
  • Balmar Alternator “Flat belt”pulley conversion kit installed 2019
  • New raw water pump installed 2022
  • New exhaust Elbow Installed 2023
  • 3-blade fixed prop

Electronics & Navigation

  • Raymarine 12” Axiom Pro Chartplotter 2019, at helm
  • Raymarine Quantum Radar Dome Antenna 2019
  • New Scan Strut Backstay radar mount 2021
  • AIS transmitter and receiver 2019
  • External GPS Antenna 2023
  • Raymarine ST60 wind, speed, and depth over companionway
  • Icom IC-M424G VHF radio
  • Raymarine Tri-data display at nav station

Hull & Deck

  • Solid hand laid fiberglass hull with centerboard keel with encapsulated lead ballast (no keel bolts), and a large skeg-hung rudder.
  • Centerboard Cable replaced in 2018
  • Hull is Awl-Gripped in Stars and Stripes Blue
  • Teak toe rail factory upgrade to four inches
  • All exterior teak stripped and refinished 2019, all with custom canvas covers
  • Double life lines
  • Bow pulpit
  • Ideal Windlass with new motor and deck switches
  • Integral bow roller housing a 35lb. CQR anchor with chain rode
  • Secondary Danforth anchor in foredeck locker.
  • Stern rail with motor mount
  • (4) Dorade Vents with teak tops
  • (6) New Stainless opening ports installed, 4 non-opening
  • port lights re-lensed
  • Two large Bomar hatches with new “glass” in 2010
  • Bug screens
  • Custom Canvas covers for hatches, toe rails, cockpit, companionway, winches, bimini storage cover, and boom
  • Kato Dinghy davits
  • Outboard motor mount on stern rail
  • Bimini and Dodger with filler between, 2021
  • Large sun awning for foredeck and midships
  • Binnacle cover
  • Teak Cockpit table and drink holder
  • Cockpit cushions, white with brown piping
  • Swim ladder with teak treads

Sails & Rigging

SAILS

  • In-boom full-battened furling Mainsail
  • New 106% North Sails Genoa 2019
  • New North Sails Asymetrical Spinnaker 2020
  • Quantum Genoa 135% New in 2003
  • Storm Jib, never used

RIGGING

  • Double spreader, keel-stepped, mast-head sloop rig
  • Profurl in-boom furling system (New 2006) with full batten mainsail
  • Profurl headsail furler new in 2005
  • Boom vang New 2015 
  • 6 New Harken turning blocks around the base of the mast (for halyards and control lines)
  • Standing rigging and Chain plates New in 2007
  • New back stay in 2021
  • All running rigging replaced 2018
  • Harken Traveler System and Spinlock Line Stoppers
  • New Forespar Carbon Fiber Whisker Pole with mast track and
  • fore guy rigging. 2021
  • (2) Lewmar Self tailing #48 Sheet winches, Lewmar #43 mainsail winch

Miscellaneous Equipment

  • Fairclough Canvas winter cover
  • 7’9” AB Ultra-light Aluminum RIB 
  • 3hp Torquedo outboard motor with 2 Batteries
  • Switlik 6 person Liferaft with hard case (new in 2018) Newly
  • inspected in 2023
  • (4) large fenders with fleece covers
  • Full compliment of dock lines

Disclaimer

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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