Dartsailer 38 (1979) for sale in St Peter Port, Guernsey

£59,950 GBP
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Experience the sea in classic style with the iconic Dartsailer 38 motorsailer, specifically designed by the esteemed W De Vries Lentsch and skillfully built by Holland Boat Company in 1979. Located in the scenic St Peter Port of Guernsey, this impressive 11.50m boat is powered by a meticulously maintained 82 hp Perkins 4-cylinder diesel engine, affording it a cruising speed of 7 knots. True to the Dartsailer reputation, this vessel's sturdy construction and sea-keeping qualities are unquestionable – from its long keel design to its cabin filled with recent upgrades from new electric flushing toilets to cozy cabin carpets. Along with a full engine service and hull antifouling in summer 2023, this vessel is fully equipped with state-of-the-art navigation equipment, a G&M generator, and a cosy Webasto cabin heating making it a charming combination of classic design and modern comforts. Ideal for a family or discerning seafarers, it offers spacious accommodation for up to seven persons across three cabins, each one adorned with classy teak interiors. This British Part 1 Registered boat is not merely well-equipped, efficient, and comfortable but also a symbol of timeless elegance and sturdy dependability.

General information
Dartsailer 38
Used sail boat for sale
Tax / VAT status
Not paid / Excluded
Length overall
11.50 metres
3.75 metres
1.60 metres
16,257 kg
St Peter Port, Guernsey

About this Dartsailer 38


Dartsailer 38 motorsailer, designed by W De Vries Lentsch and built by Holland Boat Company in 1979, with regularly serviced 82 hp Perkins 4-cylinder diesel engine (last full engine service and hull antifouled in summer 2023). A well equipped long keel motorsailer, renowned for their sturdy construction, sea keeping qualities and classic lines with easy to handle ketch rig. Recent upgrades include new DSC VHF radio (2023), AIS transponder (2023), cabin carpets (2023), electric flushing toilets (2023), spars / rigging (2011) and sails (2013). Hull epoxy coated (2016). British Part 1 Registered.


• Diesel: 99 Gal (450 Lt)

• Fresh water: 99 Gal (450 Lt)


• 82 hp Perkins 4-cylinder diesel engine gives 8 knots maximum speed (7 knots cruising)

• Twin Disc gearbox rebuilt in 2008

• Full engine instrumentation (3511 hours) and dual station single lever controls

• Dual station mechanical wheel steering with rudder angle indicator and emergency tiller

• 12 volt DC electrical system (3 batteries including generator) with isolator switch and circuit breaker protection

• 220 volt AC supply with Sterling Power battery charger and cabin sockets

• G&M generator in engine compartment (serviced and new battery in 2023)

• Pressurised hot and cold fresh water system (calorifier / immersion) with new pump in 2023

• Webasto cabin heating

• SF Detection gas alarm

• Simpson-Lawrence Seawolf electric anchor windlass with cover

• Engine compartment lights (2)

• Windscreen wipers (3)

• Pioneer stereo radio / CD / MP3 player with pilothouse speakers

• Finlux TV / DVD player with Glomex TV antenna


• Z Spars silver anodised single spreader deck stepped mast and mizzen mast mounted on s/s tabernacles with slab reefing booms (2011)

• Spinnaker / whisker pole

• S/s standing rigging with Furlex 200s jib reefing / furling system (2011)

• Braid running rigging

• Lewmar 30 S/T primary winches (2)

• Lewmar 7 single speed halyard winches on main mast (2)

• Sail wardrobe includes roller furling jib with new UV strip in 2023 and new mainsail / mizzen in 2013

• Mainsail and mizzen stackaway / boom covers with lazy jacks


• Raymarine Pathfinder SL72 radar with scanner mounted on mizzen mast bracket

• Garmin GPSmap xs touch screen chartplotter

• Raytheon RC420 chartplotter

• Icom IC-M421DSC VHF radio with Hawk masthead antenna (2023)

• Digital Yacht AIT2000 Class B AIS Transponder (2023)

• Lokata synthesized marine receiver

• Clipper speed and distance log

• Sestrel pedestal mounted compass (cockpit)

• Clocks, barometers (2) and temperature gauge

• Navigation lights including chart light, handheld searchlight and new steaming / deck and masthead tricolour / anchor lights (2023)


• Classic teak interior with new carpets (2023) and accommodation for up to 6 / 7 persons in 3 cabins including pilothouse

• Forward cabin with 2 “V” berths

• Separate heads compartment to starboard with electric flushing marine toilet (2023) and s/s wash hand basin with shower head

• Lower saloon with large dinette arrangement on port side (table drops down to make double berth)

• ‘L’ shaped galley opposite with 2 x s/s sink, 3 burner gas cooker / oven and fridge

• Large quarter berth aft of galley with privacy curtain

• Companionway Steps up to comfortable pilothouse with panoramic views, helm station to port and deck hatch above

• Comfortable ‘L’ shaped dinette arrangement opposite with good all round visibility (occasional single berth)

• Access hatch to engine compartment

• Opening side windows, portholes, windscreen panel and deck hatches provide adequate ventilation

• Sliding door on port side to well protected self-draining aft cockpit with adequate seating, wheel pedestal

• Access to walk-around side decks with raised bulwarks

• Good stowage throughout cabin including hanging wardrobe and lockers under seats / berths


• Ocean Safety 6 man canister liferaft mounted on coachroof chocks (in service)

• Manual bilge pump

• Manual fire extinguisher

• Trem rescue throwing line

• Lifebelt

• Alloy beaching legs

• S/s guardrails (new wires in 2023) with aft gates on either side

• Portable s/s boarding ladder

• CQR anchor with chain

• Warps and fenders

• Boathook

• Ensign staff


The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract.  A prospective Purchaser is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.

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82 hp Perkins 4-cylinder diesel engine gives 8 knots maximum speed (7 knots cruising)
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Broker/Dealer Information

Lovell Yachts Ltd

Mr Martin Lovell
Castle Emplacement
St Peter Port
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