Swanson38 (1979)

USD 40,000

solid sailing boat



Type of Boat Sailboat
Manufacturer Other
Model Swanson38
Year of Manufacture 1979
Location Rebak Island, Langkawi, Malaysia
Overall Length 38 ft (11.6 m)
Beam 3 ft (0.9 m)
Draft 6 ft (1.8 m)
Hull Type Fibreglass
Number of Engines 1
Make (Manufacturer) Kubota
Horsepower 50
Estimated Usage 4000 hours
Fuel Capacity 200 L
Water Holding 1000 L
Combustion Diesel


Whilst she needs work, the best way to learn about her, she is a solid sea going vessel having sailed many destinations including the north East of Australia and the Pacific from Sydney waters, Coffs harbour, Lord Howe, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Brisbane, Darwin, and then North to the extensive islands of Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Borneo. The owner will fly to Langkawi to inspect with genuine interested buyer.


yacht on hardstand in Langkawi Malaysia
PRICED TO SELL, the boat has been recently slipped in preparation for antifouling and some other work. Therefore at least $20,000+ has been taken from the price to make allowance for these jobs which can carried out now the boat is out of the water, and the replacement of the mainsail. The stern gland packing has only been replaced and the motor is in excellent running condition.


Large inventory including: dingy and two outboard motors (3.5 and 8hp), 80 metres anchor chain with windless, furling headsail and staysail, two large solar panels inputing 14 amps in full sun, 300 amps house batteries and 1 cranking battery, 50 HP kubota marine diesel motor, full electronics (depth sounder, 12 inch chart plotter, radar, AIS transceiver), autopilot -ram driven on quadrant) 15 litre/hour water maker, gas stove and oven with 2 gas cylinders, HWS, EPIRB (recent purchase), 4 man life raft, cockpit covers enabling cockpit to be enclosed during bad weather, large screen TV, stereo and sound system and DVD, 240 volt washing machine, 1000 litres water tanks and 240 litres of fuel tanks.