Key Details

Manufacturer: Ohlson 38

Hull Material: Fibreglass 

Rig: Sloop

Type: Aft Cockpit

Engine: BMC 1.5L,  4 cylinder diesel, 36bhp

Flag: UK



Length: 38ft

LWL: 36ft

Beam: 10ft

Draft: 6ft

Displacement to length ratio: 160


Fuel: 25 gallons (imperial)

Water: 80 gallons (in the keel)

Holding tank: approx. 8 gallons


Displacement: 7.5 tonnes

Ballast: 3 tonnes lead


Cruising speed: 6 knots @1400 RPM ( 3.8hrs per gallon)

Max speed:7.2 knots @ 1900 RPM



* Force 10, 2 burner stove with oven and grill

* Double sinks

* Foot pump operated fresh water tap

* Foot pump operated sea water tap

* 24 volt fan in galley

* Galley window scoop

* 24 volt Frigoboat top opening fridge with keel cooler - approx 2 cubic ft with    4-6 inches insulation, uses 8.5 amp hours per day

* Fire blanket

* 3 x 2kg Fire extinguishers

* Main Hatch mosquito screen

* 2 x 4 " dorade vents

* 1 x anchor locker vent





Electronics and Navigation Equipment

* ST400 autopilot

* Monitor wind steering

* Furuno weather fax

* Icom 706 MkII G Ham radio opened to all SSB channels

* SG 3000 automatic tuner

* Insulated backstay aerial

* Navman Fish Finder / depth sounder (2 transducers)

* Seafarer wind instrument (Speed and direction)

* Silva S15 VHF DSC Radio with GPS antenna

* Pioneer stereo

Electrical System

Fully rewired to current ABYC specification using tinned marine cable

* 24 volt DC and 12 Volt DC

* 24 volt and 12 volt Blue Sea Systems switch panels

* 240 volt shorepower lead

* 24 to 12 volt Adverc transformer

* 4 x 115 amp hours Exide Deep Cycle batteries (new 2016, in vented waterproof box under port side settee / berth)

* 2 x 40 amp hour engine start batteries (in vented waterproof box in bilge)

* Oversized large body 80 amp (at 24V) alternator

* Adverc smart charger and splitter to engine and house batteries

* 2,1, both, off battery switch

* 200 Amp main fuses outside battery banks

* Adverc DCM MKII Battery monitor and shunt

* 2 x 60 Amp solar panels

* Solcum 6.6 solar controller 

* LED Cabin lights

* No engine running necessary at anchor

* 24 to 240V transformer (200 watts)


Sails and Rigging

* Selden mast and boom (aluminium)

* Oversized boom, gooseneck, vang connector and mainsheet blocks

* 8mm stainless steel wire standing rigging (new 2015)

* Running rigging in good order

* Removeable inner forestay

* Selden Boom Vang with spring

* Carbon spinnaker pole

* Attachment on anchor roller as small bowsprit

* 36m2 fully battened Quantum mainsail (Big roach - like a cat) - very good condition. 3 reef lines, hooks at the mast

* Harken cars for easy hoisting

* Main halyard, genoa halyard, clew reef lines, inner forestay halyard and boom vang led to the cockpit

* Manual backstay adjuster

* Main sheet traveller

* 2 x large harken 53 two speed winches in cockpit and 4 smaller winches

* Asymetric spinnaker (new) in launch sock

* Quantum reaching foresail (good condition)

* No 3 inner forestay jib

* Storm jib

* Try sail



Deck and Hull

* 20kg Kobra II anchor

* 50m Aqua 7 high strength anchor chain attached to 50m of Octaplait rode. Special high strength shackle to anchor

* 10kg Danforth type anchor and rode

* Large custom built bow roller

* Anchor washdown

* 1500W, 24V windlass sized to pull off a reef

* Anchor controls at foredeck and cockpit

* Isolation trip switch

* 2014 blue sunbrella sprayhood / dodger with over welded stainless frame and lexan fixed, curved screen (excellent vision)

* Fixed cream sunbrella sailing sunshade over cockpit with side panels (tie up when not needed

* Detachable rear cockpit sunshade for complete protection for use at anchor 

* All sunshades act as water catches with hose push fit connectors (hoses supplied)

* Vented propane locker (with 2 x 3.5kg bottles)

* Large cockpit locker (current owner stored 2 x full sized bikes and a kite surf board!)

* Navigation lights

* Tricolour and anchor combined LED unit

* LED Cockpit light

* Removeable jack stays

* Teak cock pit sole (front acts as a table)

* Removeable swim ladder

* 2 x padeyes in cockpit for harness attachment

* Roll down deck chair in rear of cockpit

* Bosuns chair

* 7 fenders and adequate dock lines

* Deck wash down



Mechanical Equipment

* Bronze seacocks

* Holding tank Y valves

* Large rule bilge pump / damage control pump

* Manual Henderson Mk V bilge pump

* Gas detector (2 sensors)

* Max Prop folding propellor (spare anodes)

* Tool kits, socket sets, spares kits

* PSS Dripless stuffing box

* Raw seawater strainer

* Fuel sedimentor and filter (easy access)

* Fuel shut off valve

* Manuals for equipment