Farr 38 Performance Cruiser
This 1980 Farr 38 performance cruiser is ready for her next adventure.
The design of the Farr 38 is popular due to the versatility it delivers her owner, as it performs whether cruising the coast or offshore, or having some fun as a club racer.
She delivers accommodation for six, a fully equipped galley with SMEV gas cooktop and oven and built in 12volt refrigeration, and a large saloon / lounging area. There is an internal toilet and shower with the added convenience of being in different rooms. Up top, a roomy cockpit.
The ever reliable 30hp Yanmar diesel delivers the power, and the vessel is fitted with solar panels, new (2018) batteries and a battery charger. A good NAV package including two Plotters and autopilot is included. The mast, boom, rigging and sails are all in a serviceable condition.
Binks Yachts of South Australia built yachts to the highest standards and to last, and this example has stood the test of time. The vendor is only selling due to age approaching, so here is your opportunity to get into a proven yacht. Call for an inspection and to discuss a great deal.
|Make/Model||Farr 38 Performance Cruiser|
|Location||Airlie Beach - Whitsunday QLD|
|Builder||Binks Yachts of South Australia|
|Displacement||Approximately 4,900kgs dry|
|Keel / Ballast||Fin Keel|
|Engine||No: of engines: One
Engine make / model: Yanmar
Engine build year: Not known
Engine serviced: Serviced July 2019
Engine horsepower: 29hp
Diesel / Petrol: Diesel
Drive type: Yanmar Saildrive
Propellers: Single 3 bladed propeller
|Engine Hours||1,397 as of July 2019|
|Fuel||Approximately 140 litres|
|Water||Approximately 300 litres|
|Accommodation||Single berths: Two 1 3/4 Quarter berths
Double berths: “V” Berth double cabin
Total berths: Sleeps 4 to 6
No: of cabins: One
|Galley||Stove details: SMEV 3 burner gas stove
Fridge: Built in Isotherm 12v fridge
Freezer: Freezing plate in the fridge
Sink: Double bowl sink
Hot and cold water: Cold water only
Water delivery type: Pressure water
Saloon Fabric: Soft furnishings in good condition
Seating: Seating = “U” shaped saloon (4-6) / Saloon couch (4) Aft cockpit (6-8)
|Refrigeration||Fridge: Built in Isotherm 12v fridge
Freezer: Freezing plate in the fridge
|Toilet||One electric toilet|
|Dinghy||2.5m Aquacraft roll-up inflatable air floor tender|
|Outboard||3.3hp Mercury outboard|
|Covers||Spray Dodger replaced 2019. , Deck cover / Boom Bag / Helm cover|
|Ground Tackle||Windlass: Orca electric anchor windlass
Anchors: One Supreme anchor
Chain: 80m x 10mm anchor chain
|Safety Gear||Life jackets: Three x inflatable and four x PDF1
Life buoys: Two
EPIRB: One and good to 2023
Flares: Coastal pack new in 2019
V-sheet: One and new in 2019
Lifelines: Two x stainless steel wire
Bilge manual: One manual bilge new in 2019
Bilge automatic: One auto/man electric bilge new in 2019 with float switch
Fire extinguishers: One
Other: Fire Blanket
Other: 2 x Jack lines
Other: Assorted wooden plugs
|Electrics||Inverter: One x 500watt Xantrex Inverter, not currently fitted
Solar panels: 2 x solar panels
Hot water: Heat exchange off the engine only.
Battery house: Two x house batteries, replaced 2018
Battery engine: One x crank battery, replaced 2018
Battery charger: Enerdrive E Power battery charger
Lighting system: LED plus incandescent lighting
Other: 2 x downward Spreader lights
Other: Digital fuel and water gauges
|Electronics Navigation||Depth: Northstar Explorer 557 and
Autopilot: TMP AP50 autopilot
GPS / Plotter: 7” Raymarine Plotter, plus Northstar Explorer 557
Wind: Raymarine ST60
Compass: Plastimo Offshore 95 Compass
Barometer: Royal Mariner Barometer
Marine radios: B&G V50 VHF new in 2019
Other: AIS Receiver.
Other: Navigation lights new in 2019.
Other: New win indicator fitted 2019.
|Sail Inventory||Mainsail info: One x Mainsail in good condition, plus additional Mainsail in fair to good condition.
Headsail info: One x Furling Genoa serviced in 2019, plus two more Genoas in fair condition.
Spinnaker info: Two x Spinnakers in fair condition.
|Mast / Rigging||Mast info: Single painted Aluminium (White) Mast and Boom
Spar info: Single swept-back Spreader
Furler info: Furlex 200S Furler on Forestay
Standing rigging info: Rigging report July 2019 noted standing rigging to be in sound condition.
Run rigging info: All good.
Rigging replace Y/N: Vendor noted standing rigging approximately 2010.
|Deck Gear||Winch, Manual info: 2 x Barlow 25 2SP, plus 2 x Arco-Hutton 52 2SP S/T, plus 2 x Arco-Hutton 30 2SP S/T
No: of winch handles: Two
Other: Adjustable Backstay
Other: Spinnaker track and pole
Other: Cable/Pullet Vang
Other: 2 x Side cars
Tender: 2.5m Aquacraft roll-up inflatable air floor tender
Tender outboard: 3.3hp Mercury outboard
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