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Aquastar 38

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Length: 38.9ft / 11.86m

Price £149,000 inc Vat

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Boat Details


  • Builder: Aquastar
  • Designer: Geoff Wilson
  • Construction: GRP


  • Length (Feet): 38.9
  • Length (Metres): 11.86
  • Beam: 12' 6"
  • Max Draft: 3' 7"
  • Displacement: 9035


  • Number of Engines: 2
  • Engine Make: Volvo
  • Engine Model: KADM 300
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Type of Propeller: 4 Blade
  • Total Power: 570


Built 2002 by Aquastar, Guernsey to a Geoff Wilson design.

British SSR registered, VAT paid. Rugged semi-displacement twin diesel motor boat with an excellent reputation for offshore cruising.

"Lodsen" was individually built for her first owner with a two berth accommodation layout, a sociable saloon with seating to both port and starboard plus many bespoke additions such as heavier stainless guardrails, curved rear saloon sliding door etc. A nicely equipped and well maintained example of the Aquastar 38.


Blue heavy duty GRP hull (Re- sprayed Oct’ 2013 by Fox’s Boatyard) with full length sprayrails, long centre keel and 4” rubber “D” fendering.

White GRP decks, superstructure, self-draining aft cockpit and stern bathing platform.

Teak laid side decks, forward coachroof top (re-caulked 2014), cockpit sole and bathing platform.

Hydraulic wheel steering to twin rudders.

Hi gloss varnished mahogany internal joinery.


2 x Volvo KADM 300 285hp diesel engines

EDC twin lever electric engine controls

Fresh water cooling with heat exchangers and wet exhausts

Sound insulation beneath saloon floor and fore & aft bulkheads

Reversing reduction gearboxes

Shaft driven 4 bladed bronze ultrafine propellers

Fitted rope cutters

Max speed: 22 knots

Cruising speed: 17 knots

Fuel consumption: 65 litres per hour at cruising speed

Fitted adjustable trim tabs

  • Bow thruster
  • Stern thruster


Fuel:       1,360 litres in two alloy tanks.

Freshwater: 454 litres in alloy tank

Hot water: 55 litre tank

Holding tank: GRP with deck and sea discharge


12 volt system:

2 x 12v 115ah engine batteries - 2014

3 x 12v 90ah domestic batteries - 2014

Alternator charging

Mastervolt battery monitor

Solar panels on wheelhouse roof with regulator

Recessed internal lighting, 4 x berths lights, chart light.

Navigation lights inc, bow, stern, steaming & anchor.

Pantograph windscreen wipers


240 volt system:

Shorepower with cable, socket, RCB and distribution board

Sockets throughout

Victron Phoenix battery charger

Immersion heater in hot water tank

Fischer Panda diesel generator (408 hrs 2010)

Sacrificial anodes, Galvanic Isolator.


Navigation Equipment

  • Plastimo steering compass
  • Furuno satellite compass
  • Furuno GMDSS VHF radio
  • Raymarine A120 GPS/plotter/radar display
  • Raymarine radar scanner on s/s arch
  • AIS receiver
  • Raymarine ST7001 autopilot
  • Raymarine ST60 Tri-data combined speed & depth
  • Raymarine ST60 windspeed/direction
  • McMurdo ICS Nav6 Navtex
  • 2 x Furuno 30 displays


Two berth plus two occasional berths in the saloon. Large heads compartment, large galley at lower level and sociable seating in the deck saloon.

Mid blue Alcantara saloon upholstery, cream curtains

Blue carpets to saloon, laminated teak & holly effect flooring

240v electric hob and oven

Isotherm 12v fridge

Eberspacher Hydra 10 diesel cabin heating with radiators

Built in de-humidifier

Vacuflush electric toilet

Hot & cold pressurised water, heated by engines and immersion.

Sony radio / CD with saloon speakers

Full set of cutlery, crockery and glasses.

Bezenzoni powered helm and co-pilot seats

Layout from forward -

Fore cabin: Two single berths with storage lockers and drawers beneath. Shelving storage outboard and hanging locker forward.

Large heads compartment to starboard with separate shower. Vacuflush electric toilet discharging to sea / holding tank. Wash basin with H&C pressure water. Shower compartment, teak shower grating and generous storage lockers.

Galley: Midships to port at lower level. U shaped cream Corian worksurface with double stainless steel sink, top loading fridge and dry storage, assorted lockers. 4 burner Whirlpool hob and oven with grill. Extractor fan. Steps up to: Wheelhouse: Helm station to starboard, navigators/co-pilot station to port with small chart area. Assorted lockers.

Saloon: Bench seating to port and starboard, central saloon table with folding leaves. Opening deck hatches and sliding side windows

Bespoke curved sliding rear door to aft cockpit.

Deck and Equipment

Practical deck layout with deep aft cockpit, and gate in transom leading to aft bathing platform. Wide teak laid side decks with good grab holds.

4 x cockpit lockers plus two in side coamings

Locker to cockpit sole.

Stern gate to bathing platform with boarding ladder & Weaver Snap Davits.

S/steel heavy duty bow /side rails back to cockpit.

S/s grab rails on wheelhouse roof, coachroof and cockpit coamings.

6 x mooring bollards.

S/s hinged radar/aerial frame

S/s framed wheelhouse windows

Alloy framed acrylic deck hatches – 2 in coachroof and 2 in wheelhouse. 6 x Dorade vents in coachroof.

Fresh water deck wash pump.

Mooring warps. Fenders. Boathook.

Ground Tackle

Self-stowed Delta 16kg bow anchor with 40m 8mm chain

Simpson & Lawrence Sprint electric anchor windlass

Bruce stern anchor on stern roller with weighted warp

Electric stern Ankarlift

Safety Equipment

6 man canister packed Avon liferaft in s/s transom cradle

2 x Fire extinguishers

Seafire automatic engine room fire extinguisher

2 x Lifebuoys

Flares (not guaranteed in date)


Manual bilge pump

2 x electric bilge pumps (800gph & 3,700gph)


In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor.  The vendor has provided the information and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed.  Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.




Electric head

Shore power inlet




Wind speed and direction

Stern thruster


Cd player

Hot water


Bow thruster

Tv set



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