A comfortable cruising yacht with traditional lines, the Nicholson 38 has stood the test of time well. They have been cruised far and wide and have a well deserved reputation for sea kindly performance in any weather.
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The layout offers up to seven berths with two double sleeping cabins separate from the main accommodation. In the forecabin, V berth with stowage under. Openikgn hatch to deck. Separate heads to starboard with marine toilet, shower and washbasin. Hanging lockers opposite. In saloon, dinette to starboard with settee berth opposite. Saloon table with drop leaves. The table drops to convert the dinette to a double berth. Galley to port with chart table opposite. Two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven (2017). Stainless steel sink with pressurised hot and cold water supply. 85 gallon freshwater capacity. Steps up to centre cockpit. In the aft cabin, two single berths. Washbasin. En-suite heads compartment with marine toilet.
Located under the cockpit sole, Vetus M4.15 four cylinder 33hp diesel engine, installed new in 2005. 1033 running hours since new. Electric start. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to three bladed propeller. Single lever control. 35 gallon fuel capacity giving approximately 350 mile range at 5 knot cruising speed. Maximum speed under power 7 knots.
Ketch rigged. Anodised aluminium masts and booms by Sparlight. Stainless steel standing rigging (2006). Terylene running rigging (2017). Slab reefing mainsail. Headsail furling system. Four halyard winches. Mainsheet winch. Two Maxwell 27 genoa sheet winches. Gibb winch for furling system. Spinnaker pole.
Built in 1968 by Camper & Nicholson to their own design. Blue painted GRP hull. Teak toe rail. White painted GRP superstructure with painted non-slip to deck. Long keel with encapsulated lad ballast. Keel hung rudder. Wheel steering. Centre self draining cockpit.
In her present ownership for the last 12 years, Poppy has been cruised locally on the East Coast with the family and is now only for sale due to the owner's advancing years and lack of crew.
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General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.