1981 Laurent Giles 38
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Laurent Giles 38
- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- Dartmouth, Devon, United Kingdom
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- £ 44,000 (US$ 61,723)
Built in 1981 by a Cornish boat builder on the lines of the much acclaimed Laurent Giles 38. Immensely strong hull built of Iroko strip plank with closely spaced steamed timbers, she will survive any weather in comfort and style. Recent thorough refit including all cosmetics, new seacocks, professional engine service, new running rigging, professional rig check and other jobs. She is the ideal short handed or family cruising yacht with a bermudan cutter rig, comfortable cockpit, and a nicely appointed interior. Very well equipped with everything needed for extended cruising, in sound and solid condition
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Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Designer: Laurent Giles
Flag of Registry: United Kingdom
LOA: 39 ft 4 in
Beam: 11 ft 1 in
LWL: 31 ft 6 in
Length on Deck: 38 ft 0 in
Minimum Draft: 5 ft 6 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 6 in
Displacement: 24000 lbs
Total Power: 36 HP
Engine Brand: Volvo
Engine Model: MD17C 3 CYL
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Power: 36 HP
Fresh Water Tanks: 4 (12)
Fuel Tanks: 1 Stainless steel (44)
Number of single berths: 3
Number of double berths: 1
Number of cabins: 1
Number of heads: 1
GPS - McMurdo 406 GPS battery EPIRB
VHF - Icom IC VHF radio with remote mic command Icom M15E hand held VHF radio
Compass - Plastimo Contest 130 compass and Plastimo hand held iris 50
Log-speedometer - Airmar speed ultrasonic log sensor
Radar - Raymarine R10X radar
Wind speed and direction - Echo sounder, wind, speed Stowe Dateline GX instruments
Navigation center - Furuno FX 2017 fax/navtex
CD player - Radio cassette CD (6) Multi player
Autopilot - ST grand prix 1000 autopilot elect and Aries wind autopilot with spare paddle, 3 couplings and 2 wind vanes
Heating - Reflex diesel cabin heater on the forward bulkhead.
Battery charger - 2 x 125ah batteries charged from engine alternator.
Oven - Taylors 043 gas stove
Marine head - brand new unused Jabsco sea toilet and hand basin with hot and cold pressurised water.
Manual bilge pump - Bilge pumps x4 ( hand automatic engine driven and electric)
Electric bilge pump - Bilge pumps x4 ( hand automatic engine driven and electric)
Liferaft - 4 man self righting life raft , next service due in 2017.
Total Liferaft Capacity: 4
Laurent Giles 38
Wooden Ships Comments on the Laurent Giles 38
Built in 1981 by an experienced Cornish boat builder to a Laurent Giles 38 design. 20 examples have been built in GRP to great acclaim and as the forerunner to the Bowman 40, were known as superb offshore boats, fast, capable and much admired.
Built of top quality materials and incredibly strong, she appears to be in excellent structural condition and would be the boat of choice for anyone looking to sail shorthanded in comfort and safety or to cruise with a family. Thorough refit in September 2017 including stripping and re-painting the underwater hull, new topside paint, complete engine service, rig check, new running rigging and mostly new seacocks.
Cruised extensively by previous owners around the Mediterranean for 17 years, she has proven herself as a comfortable, capable and tough yacht. Very nicely appointed interior with 5 berths including a double forward, she has masses of storage capability below decks and full headroom throughout. Large chart desk and a well appointed galley.
This really is a very special yacht and has the feel of a proper boat when aboard her. With a very full inventory, good sails and most of the equipment required for offshore cruising she is ready to sail away on her next adventure. Detailed list of recent works available.
Length on Deck
Length Overall 39’4″
Length Waterline 29’10”
Displacement 12 tons
Built of 30mm strip plank edge glued Iroko with resorcinol glue and through fastened with silicone bronze nails.
Steamed oak timbers at 8″ centres all copper rivet fastened
Massive beam shelf and stringers give enormous rigidity.
Very large section grown oak floors with large bronze throat bolts
External lead ballast keel of approximately 5 tons with bronze keel bolts
Deck is 2 layers of 10mm Brunzeel plywood sheathed externally and finished with Treadmaster
Solid Iroko coachroof coamings, finished in white gloss.
Underwater hull recently taken back to bare wood and coated with primer and Jotun antifoul.
All seacocks serviced or replaced as necessary, 5 new seacocks in total.
Bermudan cutter rig on a deck stepped alloy mast
Alloy slab reefing boom and alloy spinnaker pole
Stainless steel standing rigging to external chain plates. Rig professionally checked and repaired as necessary in 2017 and certificate issued.
Large sail wardrobe including storm and down wind sails. All sails valeted and serviced as necessary in September 2017.
Running rigging 90% replaced in September 2017, as yet unused.
Two pairs of Andersen Sheet winches in the cockpit.
4 winches at the mast for halyards and reefing lines.
ProFurl roller furling headsail. Inner forestay for storm jib.
Volvo MD17C 3cyl 36hp fresh water cooled marine diesel. Thorough service in September 2017 including compression test, new oils, belts and filters. Found to be in extremely good condition with little signs of wear. Engine seacock recently replaced.
Single lever control with centreline shaft and a Brunton varifold propeller, recently serviced and anode replaced.
Engine driven Jabsco bilge pump.
200 litre stainless fuel tank.
2 x 125ah batteries charged from engine alternator.
Mains Sterling charger and Rutland 913 wind indicator plus solar panels
230 litres of water in 4 tanks.
5 berths in total. Quarter berth, 2 saloon settee berths and a double in the forward cabin.
Nicely finished and spacious cabin with white painted panels and varnished Iroko trim.
Galley in aft port corner with Taylors 043 gas stove, stainless sink and ample storage.
Large chart desk to starboard with drawers beneath and quarter berth aft of it.
Centreline dropleaf table with port and starboard settee berths. Large storage lockers behind the berths and shelves above.
Reflex diesel cabin heater on the forward bulkhead.
Starboard doorway going forward with heads compartment to port and large hanging locker to starboard. Heads has a brand new unused Jabsco sea toilet and hand basin with hot and cold pressurised water.
Forward cabin with two singles or a double berth plus storage.
12 tons disp.
Full specification and details available upon request
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