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- 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
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
Victron Phoenix battery charger
Immersion heater in hot water tank
Fischer Panda diesel generator (408 hrs 2010)
Sacrificial anodes, Galvanic Isolator.
- 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.
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
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.
Shore power inlet
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