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Aquastar 38 Flybridge(2002)

Sat at her home berth,

Type SOLID Semi displacement, 3/4 long centre keel, These boats can take the ground if required either by having Beaching legs fitted or anongside a wall or on Blocks, which is a useful ability should you want to look at props, or hull without having to lift every time ! Dimensions LOA 11.81m/38' 9", beam 3.9m/12' 5",draft 1.07m/3' 6", displacement 9,035kg
Built 2002 by Aquastar, Guernsey to a Geoff Wilson design, she is hand laid GRP to hull and superstructure with White Gelcoats, she has teak based interior woodwork and Synthetic Teak decking fitted Engines Twin Volvo TAMD63L-A 306hp diesels with self levelling trim tabs. Shaft driven 4 bladed bronze props, reduction Hydraulic gearboxes, These nice big engines should give this boat a "lazy" 18-20 knots cruise and push up to mid twenties if conditions allow. and with Just 560 Hours run from new, They have been very lightly used so far!!
Tanks Fuel 1,360 ltr ( 300 Gallons) in two Marine alloy tanks, freshwater 454 ltr (100 Gallons ) in alloy tank, hot water 55 ltr,  waste holding tank grp, capacity unknown but approx 100lts Berths Five berths with Vee twins forward and infill to double, double dinette conversion and Single saloon conversion. Electric heads with shower.


Recent Canvas work (2017) Note the extra recent Stainless lifted rails at each side of the boat at cockpit exit points

very good addition

The Smart and Functional Radar Arch in Tubular Stainless is fully hinged and drops aft if required,

six big stainless Bollard/Cleats make warp work easy.

Solid look all round, Nice Synthetic deck looks well, Decent Windlass ( Lofrans with CQR anchor and 40m recent chain with more rope tail)

Transom gate makes boarding easy, note the extended arm davits have been removed and stored by This owner as not required BUT they are included ( Electric ) there are also snap davit fittings ion aft platform,

The heavy "D" rubber fender is also fitted at the lower rubbing band, so her sides are very well protected,

deck hatch ( On a decent Gas ram) above flybridge access ladder, Nice grab handle left of shot,

Hinge to arch base.

recent Canvas work all round,

Locker box seat behind helm seats

Return screen and Dual electronic morse controls up here as well as The new Bow and stern controller (just left under wheel )

Dual plotter / Radar screen and autopilot controls

No Nonsence Sea boat, good ventilation, good rails, two hatches both hinged at forward end, Non slip deck to coachroof


port side deck, note the safety line to clip to if going forward in neavy weather,  also note side gates (BOTh sides in rails)

aft end of side deck

aloft, Twin antennas, and Raymarine dome, plenty of room for other kit

aft end of saloon with single sliding door right that slides to left,

access ladder

port cockpit, locker boxes / seats. and note fabulous rails all round

RECENT full cockpit set of cushions , (kept below)

Teak deck very smart in here

Starboard side, forward large locker left, houses gas

2 x 6GK Butane Calour, (Note the Electric outboard is not included !)

Wonderful large lazarette  with powerful gas struts, LOADS of storage and great access to various servcies

aft rudder shelf, easy smart set up with Hydraulics and pumps easy to access, Trim tab motor left of shot,

RECENT Stern Thruster installation all very neat

starboard side, Water traps on exhaust, anode connections to Through Bolts , again easy access, Life, OUT of service

looking forward , one of two electric bilge pumps in aft end of keel ( another further forward as well as a manual pump)

Neat Generator installation 6 KVA HFL,

Could not really be better access... and note exhaust from generator exits left to splitter

Inside saloon, starboard side units, all in Satin Teak, with Teak and Holly floor,

you can just make out turn button fittings on unit top which hold the curtains in place when drawen shut, clever!

Tv in cabinet,


Good lower drawer,

strorage box NOW aft to port, This box unit WAS forward to Starboard with helm seat on Tracks on top, But the woenr prefers a less confined helm area and is having a smart stand alone hem seat fitted ( from Aquastar) and the resultant floor top replace d with Teak and holly to match

This could VERY easily be reversed to original if you prefer !

port sette are a with pull out berth, and roll forward copilot seat bench for two. ( in photo rolled aft to join saloon seating )

Chart table has a soft protector on top, and loose nav bits box,

Chart store under lid,

Frdige under that with heat outlet left of shot

and simple to roll seat up to face forward, good for two,

lift top locker under

New helm seat with kick up bolster on front, plenty of room to stand at helm ( which was abit tight before apparently) Floor being Made good shortly,



Great Dash with good read angles, Of note, Electronic MORSE controls right of shot ( Via "Actuators" to manual bowden cables on gearboxes)

single Thruster control button connected to both bow and stern thrusters making life very easy indeed,

left of dash, nte the Eberspacher digital heating controls, and USB outlets under, also the remote controllers for autopilot and thrusters on shelf,

There is a smart Fish finder unit ( Not aboard at time of viewing) which sits up next to the lower Radar/plotter screen , which is included

Nav tex just visible right, behind support tube,

aft end of Starboard engine, this first glimpse made me think I was n for a Treat! all VERY clean and neat, Solid Shaft brush arrangment

mid floor aft, access to battery switches, and battery box below

Looking forward on centerline IMMACULATE, seacocks forward

all the floor is removable in sections, as is the Alloy Framing This is the starboard engine looking aft

front of the starboard engines, and box right is the Controls acctuator box, Primary fuel filters easy left of shot

port engine aft .. Flexible couplings, smart seals, bone dry in boat.. and super clean , What a joy to work in

port engine,


Back up from under deck ! port side lower dinette, with usual "Aquastar STAR" to table top, and double fold out leaves

under deck lockers, and drop down table

drop in infills to make berth

Water tank and water pressure pumps etc under aft seat base

Galley set to starboard

Twin burner hob, grill and oven, as well as microwave right of shot,

Ever volume is accessed for storage, Nice corian worktop

Twin sink,

under dash access ,

and Generator start panel well placed, next to Microwave as well as Fresh water tank guage

neat addition, there is a privacy curtain and track to include the forward cabin with door open as well as the Loo and shower door open,

but screens off from the rest of the boat and external aft glass doors.

View from fore cabin,

Electric heads, (recent) Waste either to sea or to waste tank

Shower head is lift out tap faucet,

access to pumps, and seacocks easy

Twin Vee berths forward. and infill panel for some of this area between the berths is being made and covered at current time.

Huge stoareg under berths

Hanging locker to port, with heater outlet under twin 240v sockets, 12v socket up by recent reading lights, ALL lights are L.E.D

starboard side, neat under deck locketrs are bigger than they look!


Heavy rubber curtain moved for this shot, just to show access to chain and condition of chain which is "as new" (Recent 40m)



Good looking craft.. Note SHE HAS SCREEN COVERS and summer mesh covers as well as all the other recent canvas work listed.


Electronics 3 x 12v domestic batteries, 2 x engine batteries, shore power, battery charger, 12 and 240v circuits,  Morse electronic throttle controls, 12v fridge, , Navtex weather info, Raymarine  6001+ autopilot,  RL 80C GPS colour chart plotter (inner helm and flybridge), Ray marine L760 Radar scanner dome, I70bMulti display,  Fishfinder, speed/log and depth, Icom DSC/VHF (2019), , upgraded LED ceiling lights, TV antenna, etc.
Extras Bow and stern ( Fitted 2019 ) thrusters (loacl battery) , HFL 6KVA fully cacooned generator Recent upholstery (2017) and covers (2017), flybridge seat covers (2017), adjustable helm seat (2016 from Aquastar), Corian worktops, electric toilet (2016) "Flexiteak" decks, to aft , cockpit and flybridge as well as all side and forward decks , mooring warps, fenders, compass, , 4 man life raft (out of date), modified S/S guard rails plus port and starboard as well as midship gates, Diesel fired Central heating, Synthetic teak deck to all areas, Privacy curtain screen, Folding arch, extra side rail work, Waste tank and pump out,
History Bought new and imported with VAT paperwork from Guernsey 2002, to her first owners , sold on to her second UK owners in Jan 2016 ( who did the refit with new canvas works, new Upholstery etc etc, then bought by her current owners in September 2018, They love the boat and have spent more good money on the Thruster system, and S/S works etc, but mobility issues mean she is reluctantly back for sale.  A very Nice example of this well respected Cruising Seaboat.
Broker's Comments Great seaboats , this one with superb kit, and the Engineroom and aft areas, are so clean that "dinner eating is correct Saying !" watch the videos for a general impression but do come and see her if this sort of boat may be of interest , she is a GOOD one VIDEOWALK EXTERIOR ;      and VIDEOWALK INTERIOR :

Lymington £137,000 SOLD

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