Nicholson 38

Used Boats

Nicholson 38

Year: 1972, Location : Salcombe

£ 27,950

  • Builder/Designer
    £ 27,950
    Good News
  • Dimensions
    11.5M 37'9" LOA
    3.2M 10'5"
    1.5M 5'2"
  • Engine
    Mini 44
  • Tanks
    150 L
    350 L

Nicholson 38 Ketch for sale lying Salcombe, Devon. The Nicholson 38 Ketch has the reputation of a vessel built to last. This particular vessel “Good News” was commissioned in 1972 and has benefited from some improvements including a new engine in her life, she however could do with some cosmetic work to make her a lovely example of these excellent sailing yachts. The Nicholson 38 Ketch has 6 berths in 2 cabins; a forward cabin, the saloon and aft cabin extension. “Good News” boasts a comfortable saloon area with a compact and neat galley and chart table. The Nicholson 38 has a safe cockpit allowing all the family to enjoy their time on board.

Nicholson 38 Interior Layout

Interior Layout


GRP Hull Deck and Superstructure.
Painted Hull.
Long Keel.
Transom hung rudder.

Sole Mini. Approx 30HRS.
44HP Diesel.

Ketch Rig.
Stainless Steel Rigging.
Rota Headsail.
Furling Genoa.
Spinnaker Pole.


Navigation Aids
Tick Tack Instruments.
Auto Pilot.
Garmin GPS.

3 x 12v Batteries – One Engine and Two Domestic.
Charged Via Alternator.

Ground Tackle
Anchor with Chain and Warp.


  • Bilge Pumps Manual and Auto.
  • Navigation Lights.
  • Cockpit Cover.
  • Fenders.
  • Radio.
  • Boarding Ladder.
  • 2.5 Mercury Outboard.
  • Life raft (2017).
  • Danbuoy.
  •  Fire Blanket.
  • Fire Extinguishers x 4 inc. 1 x Auto in Engine Space (Exp. Unknown)

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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