Compass Yachts Ltd 38 Sloop

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Boat REF# 234753
US$35,000.00 (Approx £26,381.25) Reduced
LOA 11.60m (38'1")
Year 1978
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Berths 3
Engine 1 x Diesel 39hp, Vetus (2016)
Lying Langkawi

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  • Contact Alan Giles
  • Telephone +66 936816115
  • Mobile +66 84 8426146
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Extra Details

Designer Claude Allen Smith
Builder Compass Yachts Ltd
Lying Langkawi
Fuel capacity 150.0 ltr (33.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 400.0 ltr (88.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 39hp
Engine make and model Vetus (2016)
Engine Hours engine1:   10
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr (0.4 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots


LOA 11.60m (38'1")
Beam 3.20m (10'6")
Draft Min 1.83m (6'0")
Draft Max 1.83m (6'0")
Displacement 7,548kg (16,643.3lbs)
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")
Storage On marina


Crusader Sails - 10% discount for Boatshed Customers!

Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1978) with stainless steel standing rigging (unknown year)


Ullman Sails - 10% discount for Boatshed Customers!
Mainsail - Slab (unknown year) Stack Pack, Lazy Jacks,
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Spare Headsail (unknown year)
Staysail (unknown year)
Storm Jib (unknown year)
Storm Trisail (unknown year)

Mast steps.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 1 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power 2 x 40 W Solar Panels


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish

Skeg hung rudder. Hand laid GRP varying in thickness from one inch in the area encasing the lead ( encapsulated keel ) to 3/4 of an inch at the turn of the bilge and 5/8 of an inch on the topsides.


Total # of berths 3
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Pressurised water system tick

Fridge needs compressor and cold plate.

3 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Bimini tick

3 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Electric Muir windlass
1 anchors
40.00m (131'3") of chain

Safety Equipment

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Designed as a cruiser / racer and heavily laid up by hand, these are tough little boats. Also known as the Pacific 38 which was built in NZ and had tiller steering. This example has just had a makeover, a smart new interior and a spanking new Vetus engine.
List of the items replaced or repaired during the restoration of Kai Viti:
Vetus 30hp engine and gear box installed
New engine mounts
New exhaust system
Re-manufactured gauge panel
New cutlass bearing for engine drive shaft
New cutlass bearing for the rudder stock
New automatic 12 Volt bilge pump with float switch installed
New engine start battery
New solar panel controller
New anodes fitted
3 coats of anti-fouling applied
All sea cocks replaced
Replaced gas stove with more modern unit
New multinational 240 Volt power sockets throughout the vessel
New bimini and dodger fitted
All new cushions and mattresses installed
Running rigging replaced
Service kit installed in the toilet
New port and starboard navigation lights installed

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Compass Yachts Ltd 38 Sloop has been personally photographed and viewed by Alan of Boatshed Langkawi. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.

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