Jeanneau Sunshine 38 (ARC Ready) (1989) for sale in Cornwall, United Kingdom

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The Jeanneau Sunshine 38, manufactured in 1989 and located in Cornwall, UK, is a high-spec, ARC-ready cruiser named "Cloud Jumper." With an overall length of 11.58 meters and a beam of 3.96 meters, this vessel has proven its seaworthiness, completing the ARC for a second time in 2023 and extensively cruising the Caribbean. Recently, it underwent a complete re-rigging (running and standing rigging in 2021) and is equipped with a Hydrovane wind vane steering system, comprehensive B&G navigational inventory, and a versatile sail wardrobe. The boat boasts a 700W solar power arch with a 500W inverter and a 22L per hour Spectra Watermaker, providing independence for extended anchorage stays. Able to sleep up to nine people, Cloud Jumper features an efficient and spacious cockpit thanks to its tiller configuration, along with numerous safety and convenience installations, making it ideal for explorers and adventurers.

General information
Jeanneau Sunshine 38 (ARC Ready)
Sail boat for sale
Name of boat
Jeanneau Sunshine 38 (ARC Ready)
Tony Castro
Length overall
11.58 metres
3.96 metres
1.83 metres
Fin Keel
Cornwall, United Kingdom

About this Jeanneau Sunshine 38 (ARC Ready)


1989 Jeanneau Sunshine 38 (crew model), this high spec, ARC ready cruiser has thoroughly demonstrated its seaworthiness, having just completed the ARC in 2023 for a second time with having previously completed it before, to then extensively cruise the Caribbean.

She underwent a complete re rig (running & standing 2021) and is fitted with a Hydrovane wind vane steering, a comprehensive B&G navigational inventory and sail wardrobe. The 700W solar power arch with its a 500w invertor (2022) and a 22L per hour Spectra Watermaker allow her to comfortably stay at anchor for weeks at a time, while still being able to run/ charge all electrical amenities aboard 24hrs a day, including the Watermaker and navigation.

She can sleep up to 9 and is a truly off-grid independent traveller, perfect for explorers and adventures alike. Currently residing in Cornwall, UK.

Dimensions Details

Construction Details
Hull Shape:
Additional Information:
White GRP hull
White GRP non slip deck
White GRP superstructure
Hull Shape IOR
Cloud Jumper Is Of The Rarer Tiller Configuration Meaning A Much More Spacious Cockpit And Easier Maneuvering In Reverse. Because Of This, She Can Use A Low-Power Tiller Pilot Conserving Battery Power.

Tank Details
Fuel: 80 ltrs/ph
No of fuel tanks: 1
Water: 200
No of water tanks: 2
No of holding tanks: 1
Holding Tanks: Yes


Navigation Aids
Radar: B&G Halo New 2021
Plotter: B&G Vulcan 9 Chart Plotter Mounted In The Corckpit.
Autopilot: 2x Navico Tiller Pilots
Compass: Plastimo Ball Compass
Wind Indicator: B&G Triton Wind Instrument
Depth: B&G Water Speed, Depth And Temp Transducer
VHF: B&G VHF And AIS Receiver, With Portable Wireless Handset
AIS Receiver/Transmitter: Em-Trak Transponder With Dedicated VHF Antenna On Solar Arch.
Additional Navigation Information:
B&G Triton Data Display
B&G GPS Receiver


Sails Details
Mainsails: Fully Battened Dolphin Mainsail Serviced 2020 repaired 2024
Spinnaker: Spinnaker x 2
Genoa: 2 X 100% Genoa (1 Quite Old And The Other Much More Recent But Both Used As A Pair For Twin Headsail Downwind Passages)
JIB / Staysail: Staysail (Hank On Dolphin Sails)
Additional Information:
1x Parachute Sail For Downwind Passages.
1 x Slightly Larger Genoa

Rig Details
Rig Type: Cutter
Rigging Age: 30 months
Additional Information:
Seldon Spar. Single Line Reefing On The Mainsail.
2 X Sparcraft Aluminium Spinnaker Poles With Mast Mounted Adjustable Height Track.
Rigid Gas Vang (New 2006).
New Gas Strut 2021.
Manual Backstay Adjuster.
Lewmar Traveller And Towable Genoa Cars (2018)
Lewmar Inboard No.3 Genoa Tracks On Coachroof And X-Section Harken Mainsheet Track With Traveller and Adjusting Tackles.
11 X Spinlock Deck Organisers And Clutches.

Winches Details
Genoa Sheet: 2 X 48AST Halyard
Main: Harken / Barbarossa 40 Spinnaker/Halyard
Halyards: 2 X 40AST Halyard
Spinnaker Sheet: Harken / Barbarossa 40 Spinnaker/Halyard
Additional Information:
Separate Genoa And Staysail Tracks.
Detachable Spinnaker Guy And Sheet Blocks
4 x Winch Handles
Toe Rail Rubbing Strake (2018)

Safety Equipment

Safety Equipment Details
Life raft: Life Raft Cradle Mounted On Rear Starboard Rails.
No. Life Jackets: 0
Jack Stays: YES
No. Life Buoy: 1
No. Dan Buoy: 1
No. Electric Bilge Pumps: 1
No. Manual Bilge Pumps: 2
Radar Reflector: YES
Emergency Tiller: YES
Gas Alarm: YES
No. Of Fire Blanket: 2
No. Of Fire Extinguishers: 3


Electrics Details
On-board Voltage1: 12V
On-board Voltage2: 220V
On-board Voltage3:
Domestic Batteries: 3x 100AH Lead Acid , New September 2021
Engine Batteries: 110Ah Lead Acid, New March 2021
Battery Charger Make: Victron Solar Battery Charger (We Never Need To Charge From Shore Power)
Shore Power: NO
Solar Panels: 640W In 2 320W Panels (JA Solar Monocrysatalline)
Additional Information:
220V Available From The Onboard Inverter (500W). Installed New In 2022.

Machinery Details
Engine Age: Original
Consumption: 2.2 ltrs/ph
Prop Type: Folding
Drive Type: Shaft
Additional Information:
Hydrovane Self Steering Windvane System. The World's Best Wind Steer As Used By Nearly All The Golden Globe Participants This Year.

No. of Doubles: 4
No. Singles: 1
No. Heads: 1
Cooker: Force10 Marine, 2 Burner Plus Oven. Fully Gimballed
Entertainment System: FM Radio With Two In Cabin Speakers.
Additional Information:
Chart Table To Starboard With Good Size Chart Table, Chart Stowage, Locker Space, And Navigator's Seat.
Large Hanging Wet Locker For Lifejackets And Weather Gear.
Galley To Port With Twin Stainless Steel Sinks, Pressurized Cold Water With Water Filter, Sea Water Foot Pump, Cool
Box With Additional Insulation, Frigoboat Keel Cooled 12-Volt Refrigeration Unit.
Spectra Ventura 150 Watermaker (Runs Of 9A At 12V Producing 22L Per Hour)
General Details
Construction Type: GRP
Port/Marina: Cornwall
Boat Docking: Afloat
Vessel Name: Cloud Jumper

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Fuel capacity
80 litres
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Broker/Dealer Information

Indigo Yachting

Mr Jonty Stubbs
3 Martins Barn Birdham Road
West Sussex
PO20 7BX
United Kingdom
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