About this Yacht
38 ft 6 in
Engine / Fuel Type:
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Designer: Murray, Burns & Duvell, Pty. LTD
Flag of Registry: United States
Hull Shape: Monohull
LOA: 38 ft 6 in
Beam: 12 ft 4 in
LWL: 35 ft 3 in
Maximum Draft: 8 ft 8 in
Displacement: 12260 lbs
Ballast: 4225 lbs
Total Power: 24 HP
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine Model: 3GM30
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 1892
Drive Type: Sail drive
Engine Power: 24 HP
Cruising Speed: 7 knots
Maximum Speed: 9 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: 2 (52 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (26 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 1 (8 Gallons)
Number of cabins: 1
Number of heads: 1
The large forward cabin is open for storage of sails and lines.
Forward, port side is one (1) Jabsco manual head with sink. The holding tank is built into the head with an estimated capacity of 8-gallons. The discharge is either overboard or discharge at the deck fill.
In the main cabin on the starboard side is the galley, which contains a single stainless steel sink. Refrigeration is 12-volt with cold plate and compressor.
The freshwater system holds a capacity of 52.8 gallons contained in two Plastimo bladder tanks. The bladder tanks are located under the port and starboard main cabin berths.
SAILS AND RIGGING
The mast, boom and boom vang are anodized aluminum by Whale Spars. The mast is stepped to a keel plate. The upper rigging is .33 stainless steel rod rigging and lower is .28 stainless steel rod rigging. All rod rigging was just replaced. All halyards run to the cockpit. There are two carbon fiber spinnaker poles stored on the foreword deck.
There are two Harken #40 self-tailing 2-speed winches located on the cabin top. Two\ harken #46 self-tailing 2-speed located on the cockpit combined and two Harken #44 self-tailing 2-speed winches located on the cockpit combing. All winches were last serviced in June of 2018.
The mainsheet traveler is located forward of the wheel on the cockpit sole.
This vessel is equipped to race with 14 sets of sails:
North Sail – carbon fiber main: new 2015
Hodges – carbon fiber jib 105%, new 2015
Hodges – carbon fiber jib 105% medium; new 2018
S2 nylon spinnaker; new 2016
S4 nylon spinnaker; new 2016
Carbon fiber main sail with 5-battens
Laminate mainsail with 5-battens
Carbon fiber medium jib sail
Carbon fiber heavy jib sail
Three North Sail spinnakers: .6-ounce; .75-ounce; .5-ounce
Two Hodges spinnakers: .6-ounce; .75-ounce
A Furono GPS Navigator is located at the navigation station on the starboard side. There are also (2) two Garmin 78-SC handhelds. A Clarion CD/AM/FM is also above the navigation station. There are (4) four flush mount speakers throughout the boat. At the cockpit, forward of the helm on both port and starboard sides are B&G Anemometer and Fathometer and (2) two Plastimo "Contest" 130 magnetic compasses.
The DC electrical panel is located at the chart table on the port side of the main cabin. The main breaker is located at the main panel. All of the wiring is 10-14 AWG, copper, braided and marine grade.
There is one Group 27 AGM battery for the engine and one Group 27 AGM battery for the ship’s battery. Both batteries are contained in acid-resistant non-conductive boxes that meet ABYC Standards. The battery selection is by a dual type switch. The batteries are charged by one True Charge 10- amp multi-stage battery charger.
The AC electrical system is a 30-amp connection with a 30-amp shore cord. The main breaker is located in the main cabin with a breaker switch on the distribution panel.
There is a one 12-pound Danforth and 125-feet of ½” rode that is stored in the port main cabin locker. An emergency tiller is stored in the port settee locker.
BUSTIN LOOSE is also equipped with: EPIRB: PLP 406 MHz Personal Locator BeaconICOM M-25 12-volt VHFICOM M-930 handheld VHFWest Marine hand-held VHF2-decibel antenna on mast head
ENGINE AND MECHANICAL
This Sydney 38 is powered by a naturally aspirated Yanmar (3GM30) three cylinder, 24 HP engine. There are 1,892 hours on the engine. The cabling for the engine is Morse cable type. Stingers are fiberglass reinforced plastic. The transmission is a Yanmar Sail Drive (SD #20), cooled by raw water. This fuel tank has a capacity of 26.4 gallons, which is contained in an aluminum tank just aft of the engine bay.