Camper & Nicholsons "DRIFTER LONDON" for sale

Oslo, Norway, Norway, Scandinavia

Listed price kr645,000 NOK

Tax Paid / Included

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General information
Camper & Nicholsons "DRIFTER LONDON"
Used sail boat for sale
£55,385 GBP | Listed price kr645,000 NOK
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Length overall
11.58 metres
3.53 metres
Oslo, Norway, Norway, Scandinavia

About this Camper & Nicholsons "DRIFTER LONDON"


Significantly upgraded in 2019 with Brand new engine - New electrical system - New freshwater system - New autopilot and GPS VHF - New water heater - New toilet - New Wallas heater - New seacocks - New pumps for fresh water, greywater and automatic emptying pump. Cockpit tent and sprayhood from 2017 +++ Selden Rig from 2000. Sails in good condition. Teak in good condition. 


Designed by Camper & Nicholson Ltd. Northam, Southhampton, England, and built by Tucker Brown & Co, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, England in July 1972. Built mainly in teak and elm, with strong and solid teak hull and teak deck in good condition.

Built in England to a very high standard. Designed for comfortable and safe long-distance sailing. The boat is long keeled, has a deep and safe cockpit, practical doghouse, newer rig with roller mainsail and a very comfortable and nice salon! Fantastic well-built boat that can withstand all weather conditions.

This is a boat that is admired in every port! A very nice sailboat / yacht with classic lines!

This boat is continuously maintained and very well taken care of. It was significantly upgraded in 2019 and almost everything is new! All invoices and documentation are available:
  • Brand new engine (2019)
  • New electrical system (2019)
  • New freshwater system with hot and cold water (2019)
  • New water heater (2019) 15l. Electrical and heated from engine.
  • New toilet and system according to new rules (2019)
  • New Wallas heater, app controlled (2019)
  • New seacocks (2019)
  • New GPS VHF and autopilot (2019)
  • New pumps for fresh water, greywater and automatic emptying pump (2019)
  • New cockpit tent and sprayhood (2017)
  • ++++

See the Full Descriptions for a complete list of equipment

If you are interested in solid quality and real craftsmanship, or just want a boat that stands out from the rest of the crowd, this is the boat for you. It’s easy to handle short handed, it is very spacious for its size but still small enough to fit easily in guest harbors. This is an excellent boat for long trips, as well as coastal sailing and small trips, alone or with the whole family.

This boat is featured in the book "The Proper Yacht, Second Edition” by Arthur Beiser, Adlard Cole Publishers 1978.

The boat is located in Oslo and is ready for takeover.

Contact broker for further information or to make an appointment for survey!

Floor plan

Very spacious boat to be a 38 footer! Deep cockpit that feels safe and sheltered, and the boat is thus excellent for families with children. Good work space on deck, and large storage space in the cockpit. Below deck, it is nicely decorated with good height in the doghouse and in the salon. Map table / workbench at starboard. Kitchenette at port, with paraffin burner, washbasin, large refrigerator and plenty of closet space. Large salon with very comfortable seating upholstered in nice light leather. Foldable serving table. Ahead you will find a bathroom to port with washbasin and toilet, and large wardrobe on the starboard side. Bright and pretty bow for this kind of boat, which sleeps 2-3 adults, Possible to sleep 2 in the salon, and 2 in the cockpit in the summer. Easy access to engine compartment from hatch in cockpit or under ladder.

Sails and seaworthiness

Stable long-keeled sailboat with a total weight of about 10,600kg. Lead keel. A good sailer which handles rough sea very well. Easy to sail shorthanded with all the falls and joints brought back to the cockpit. Robust steering wheel on pedestal with newly purchased chart plotter. Powerful Selden rig from 2000, with baby stay and spray boom. Roller mainsail and genoa. Various extra sails. All sail are in good condition. Protection on the roller genoa was shifted in 2017.


Brand new Volvo Penta D2-60 engine with 56hp and ONLY 43 engine hours. Adjustable propeller.


  • LOA 11.59 m
  • LWL 8.99 m
  • BEAM 3.50 m
  • DRAFT 1.60 m
  • DISPLACEMENT 10,668 tons
  • BALLAST 3,556 tons
  • SAIL AREA 80 m2
  • FUEL 238 l
  • WATER 424 l


  • New engine 2019. Volvo Penta D2-60
  • New Autopilot 2019
  • New electrical system 2019
  • New freshwater system in 2019 with cold and hot water
  • New water heater in 2019 15l. Electrical and heated from motor
  • New toilet 2019 and new system according to new rules
  • New heater Wallas Spartan 4.5kw 2019. App-controlled.
  • New seacocks 2019
  • New sprayhood and cockpit canopy in 2017
  • New VHF 2019
  • GPS plotter
  • New charger 2019 ChargeMaster 12V / 35Amp
  • New cooling unit 2019 Isotherm Compact Classic 2001
  • New shore power system
  • New pumps for fresh water, greywater and automatic emptying pump 2019
  • Lead keel
  • Powerful Selden rig from 2000, with baby stay and spray boom
  • Roller mainsail
  • Roller genoa
  • Various extra sails
  • Teak hull
  • Teak deck
  • Paraffin galley
  • Automatic and manual pumps
  • Hot and cold water in galley and toilet
  • Stainless steel tanks, two for diesel, fresh water and toilet.
  • USB socket
  • Zodiac 6 man life raft
  • Viking 4 man life raft
  • Fenders and mooring ropes
  • +++

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Volvo Penta D2
Fuel capacity
238 litres
Number of berths
Drinking water capacity
424 litres

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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