Boat Details

A Classic Nicholson 38 Centre Cockpit Ketch originally built in the Camper Nicholson Yard, Southampton. 6 Berths in 3 Cabins (Including saloon), 2 Heads and Galley.  Powered by a Perkins 4-107 Diesel Shaft Driven Engine.  Raymarine RL70C Chart Plotter, Furuno GPS Navigator and Raytheon Autopilot.

Nicholson 38 - Description

Designed by John G Alden and built by Halmatic Ltd at the Camper Nicholson Yard in Southampton.

This particular model was produced between 1966 - 1975 and 134 yachts in total were produced.

1971 Year Model.

LOA: 11.48 mtrs / 37'8"

LWL: 8.22 mtrs / 27'0"

DRAFT: 1.58 mtrs / 5'1"

BEAM: 3.17 mtrs / 10'5"

Displacement Weight: 7,214 kgs

Part 1 Registered.


GRP Blue painted hull, white GRP decks, coachroof & pilothouse.  Stainless Steel Pulpit, Pushpit, Stanchions and Boarding Ladder.


Perkins Model 4-107 Diesel Shaft Driven Engine.

Morse Throttle Control.

New Engine Starting Battery 2018.

Cruising Speed: 5 knots

Maximum Speed: 7 knots

Fuel Tank Capacity: 170 Ltrs

Engine Hours: Not Known

Engine Last serviced: 2018


Six Berths in three cabins (including the saloon).  Two Heads with marine toilets, wash basins and storage cupboards.  Galley equipped with a two hob burner gas cooker, sink hot & cold water, 12v Fridge with dedicated separate battery and storage cupboards.


Navigation Lights.

Ritchie Steering Compass.

Raytheon ST60 Wind Instrument.

Raytheon TriData Instruments.

Raymarine RL70C Chart Plotter.

Raymarine Radar.

Raytheon ST6000+ Autopilot.

Raytheon ST60 Multi Display.

Furuno GPS Navigator.

Navicom RT550 DSC VHF Radio.

Panasonic Cassette Stereo & Speakers.

Warps & Fenders.

Anchor Windlass, Anchor, Chain & Warp.

Furling Head Sail System replaced in 2018.

Nicholson 38 - Broker's Comments

This boat has been owned by the current owners since 1997 and they are the third owners.The boat was the subject of a major re-fit in 2003.



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.


  • BuilderNicholson
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
  • Built1971
  • Price£29,950
  • Length11.6 m
  • Hull MaterialFiberglass
  • Beam3.2 m
  • Max Draft1.6 m
  • Engine 1
    • Make: Perkins
    • Model: 4 - 107
    • Year: 1971
    • Fuel Type: diesel
    • Propeller Type: Inboard

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