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Bavaria 38
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$ 179 000 NZD

Bavaria 38

Length 11.68
Beam 3.94
Draft 1.76
Engine Volvo 55hp
Designer J & J Design
Builder Bavaria Yachts
Construction Fibreglass
Launched 2004


Hull and Construction

The hull, deck and superstructure are all in white GRP and the hull has a blue stripe. Construction comprises a cavity moulded GRP hull overlaid with a deck, coach roof and cockpit GRP moulding which is through bolted at the deck edge and stiffened with directional woven roving’s with bonded ply bulkheads. She has a deep lead fin keel which is through bolted and faired with the hull and a balanced spade rudder of GRP and foam construction on wheel steering.




The interior is finished in Mahogany and dark blue fabric upholstery with 6' 6" of headroom throughout. The forward cabin has a large double V berth with excellent hanging space and locker stowage. The in-line galley is situated on the port side with refrigerated Isotherm cool box / two burner stove and oven / double stainless steel sinks with hot and cold pressurized water. There is plenty of storage for provisions / crockery / cook wear and drawer storage for cutlery etc. Opposite the galley there is a full dining area with seating surrounding a large oval table, three cleverly concealed wine racks / drinks lockers and again there is first class stowage under bunks etc. The horseshoe shaped settee can also be used as a single berth. Aft of here is the navigation station with all the relevant instruments, opposite on the port aft side is the large bathroom / manual flushing toilet, wash basin and large stand up shower all fed by pressurized hot and cold water. The aft cabin with large double berth and again good storage in hanging lockers and shelf lockers is situated starboard aft.




Powered by a Volvo 55hp freshwater cooled 3 cylinder marine diesel engine with sail-drive to a 3 blade fixed prop, Volvo gear box with Morse controls and yearly serviced by the owner.


The 12v ships electrical system is powered by 3 12v batteries and the ships electrical panel is at the chart table

Mast, Rigging and Sails

Fractional rigged sloop with silver anodized mast and boom by Sheldon with aft swept double spreaders supported by stainless steel standing rigging. The mainsail is set up with a boom stacker with a gas rod kicker mounted on the boom for ease of control and safety, Furlex roller genoa, staysail, MPS and spinnaker in a sock system.


Deck and Deck Equipment

Easily navigated wide side decks lead to the spacious foredeck which is all secured by a stainless steel pulpit, and stanchion posts with double stainless steel guard wires and stainless steel quarter pushpit with a good sized cockpit. The wheel steering pedestal incorporates the compass and engine controls. Halyards and sheets lead aft to the cockpit via genoa cars /rope clutches and ample (six) Lewmar winches.


Safety Equipment

  • Manual bilge pump.
  • Electric bilge pump.
  • Fire blanket.
  • Jackstays.
  • 4 harness points.
  • Danbuoy.
  • Horseshoe & light.
  • Nav lights, bow & stern, tri-colour masthead, all round white, steaming and deck light.
  • Radar reflector.

Contact Us

Phone: +64 9 376 4006| Email: | Address: 103 Westhaven Drive Auckland, New Zealand    

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