Price AU $98,500


AU $98,500
Renowned for their impressive sailing performance, offshore capability, and spacious interiors, the Beneteau Moorings 38 has certainly stood the test of time. The design used the highly successfully Beneteau First 38s5 hull, but features a strong masthead rig, shoal draft keel, and additional headroom. Over 200 of these vessels were built for the Carribean charter market, but they quickly became sought after for private cruising, with some going on to complete full circumnavigations of the globe! This vessel is an impressive example of the design and presents in excellent condition throughout. Chartered for 6 years, the vessel was then imported into Australia, and has been enjoyed as a Coastal Cruiser ever since. The vessel has benefited from many significant upgrades in recent years including NEW 2023 STANDING RIGGING, NEW 2023 PROFURL FURLER, NEW 2024 TEAK HAND RAILS, AND COCKPIT TEAK REFURBISHED, NEW 2022 FURLING HEADSAIL, NEW 2023 BOOM BAG WITH LAZY JACKS, SPRAY DODGER, BIMINI, INFILL, AND EXTENSIVE COVERS, NEW 2017 ENO 2 BURNER GAS STOVE WITH OVEN, NEW 2022 4 X 100AH AGM HOUSE BATTERIES, NEW 2023 3000W KINGS INVERTER, 2022 MAJOR ENGINE SERVICE INCLUDING NEW EXHAUST ELBOW, NEW ALTERNATOR, NEW HEAT EXCHANGER, AND NEW COOLANT PUMP, NEW 2018 BATTERY MONITOR, NEW 2022 PLASTIMO STEERING COMPASS, NEW 2020 GEARBOX FOR ANCHOR WINCH, the list goes on! With all the hard work done, this vessel is ready to enjoy! Whether you want to explore the stunning waters of Southern Tasmania, utilise its comfortable amenities to enjoy the liveaboard lifestyle, or fulfil your most ambitious sailing aspirations, this is a vessel that can do it all in comfort and safety!

Stepping inside, the traditional timber trims and clean white finishes create a warm and welcoming ambience. Boasting 6'4" headroom, the spacious saloon is a great space to relax or entertain. There is a central folding leaf dinette, with seating for 8 in comfort on the neatly upholstered settees. The well appointed galley is to port and is ideal for preparing meals whilst underway. It is fully equipped with NEW 2017 2 burner gas stove with oven, generous top loading fridge and freezer, twin stainless steel sinks with H/C water, and plenty of storage for longer stays onboard. The accommodation is superb and is ideal for cruising with family and friends. Forward is the master cabin, complete with full ensuite with toilet, H/C shower, and vanity. The second private double cabin is aft, and there are two single settee berths in the saloon when additional accommodation is required. The package is complete with a spacious guest bathroom with electric toilet with holding tank, H/C shower, and vanity.

Outside, the cockpit features the beautifully refurbished teak giving it a luxurious feel. Well protected by the NEW 2022 spray dodger, bimini, and infill, the vessel is a joy to sail in any conditions. Whilst offering performance that will delight the most discerning sailor, the vessel is easily handled shorthanded or by a novice sailor, and features the NEW 2022 boom bag with lazy jacks, NEW 2023 Profurl headsail furler with NEW 2022 headsail, Raymarine autopilot, and quality self tailing winches. There is easy access from the water or tender via the generous sugar scoop stern, and drop down swim ladder. Well set up for comfortable cruising the vessel also features DINGHY DAVITS, A 2.6M HIGHFIELD TENDER WITH 3HP OUTBOARD, FOLDING LEAF COCKPIT TABLE, AND GAS BBQ.

This vessel is powered by a well maintained and reliable Yanmar 3GM30F 30HP Diesel Engine. Featuring a new alternator, exhaust elbow, heat exchanger, and coolant pump in 2022, it was also fully serviced AUG 2023, and is in excellent condition. This provides easy cruising at 6 knots.

With so many upgrades, this quality vessel simply ticks all the boxes. Now is the time to make your sailing dreams a reality, and enjoy cruising at its finest! For more information please call Jo Breen on 0432031100
or John Radonic on 0459322862.

Derwent Boat Sales offers the information on this vessel including condition, in good faith as provided by the Owner/Vendor. While confident about the accuracy we cannot Guarantee or Warrant it but will assist any prospective purchaser verify this as part of the purchase process.
Kettering TAS
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Jean Berret & Philippe Starck
Beneteau USA
38' 3" - 11.66m
Keel / Ballast
Fin keel with 2,200kg ballast
Hull Material
Deck Material
Yanmar 3GM30F 30HP Diesel Engine NEW 2022 Exhaust Elbow NEW 2022 Alternator NEW 2022 Heat Exchanger and coolant pump Full engine and gearbox service AUG 2023
Engine Make
Fuel Type
Engine Hours
4700hrs approx
Number Engines
Fuel Consumption
2 LPH approx
Cruise Speed
6 knots
Shaft drive with a two blade Gori folding prop
120L in Stainless steel tank
180L in 3 x poly-carbonate tanks
Well appointed galley to port featuring a 2 burner stove with oven, twin stainless steel sinks with H/C pressurised water, generous top loading fridge and freezer, and plenty of storage.
12/240V Top loading refrigeration and additional top loading ice box. (NEW evaporator plate and power converter 2019)
Top loading icebox
NEW 2017 ENO gimballed 2 burner stove with oven, Magma Gas BBQ in cockpit
Hot Water System
40L Hot water tank, heated via heat exchanger or 240V
Superb accommodation for cruising with friends and family. Forward is the master cabin, complete with full ensuite with toilet, H/C Shower, and vanity. The second private double cabin is aft, and there are two single settee berths in the saloon when additional accommodation is required.
2 generous double cabins
2 x H/C Showers in bathrooms, plus cold water transom shower.
1 x Electric TMC Toilet with 40L holding tank, 1 x manual Jabsco marine toilet
Pioneer CD/AM/FM bluetooth player
2.6m Highfield alloy hull RIB (Serviced 2024)
3HP Yamaha 2 stroke Outboard (Serviced 2024)
NEW 2024 Cover for Tender
NEW 2024 Cover for Outboard
NEW 2023 Boom Bag with lazy jacks
NEW 2023 Spray Dodger, bimini, and infill
NEW 2023 Hatch covers
NEW 2023 Wheel Cover
Cockpit table cover
Winch covers
Ground Tackle
Maxwell 1500w Electric Windlass (NEW 2020 Gearbox)
Manson Supreme anchor on twin bow roller with 50m (approx) of chain.
Bilge Pumps
1x electric 1x manual
Yes (Expires July 2027)
Fire Protection
Fire Extinguishers
12v/240v Systems throughout (Electrical inspection done 2023)
12V Engine start battery,
NEW 2022 4 x 12V Lifeline 100 Ah AGM house batteries
NEW 2023 3000W Kings Inverter
NEW 2018 Enerdrive digital battery monitor
Smart Battery Charger
180W Solar Panel
LED Interior Lighting
Raymarine C70 chart plotter
ST4000 Autohelm Autopilot
Raymarine Tridata and wind displays
NEW 2022 Plastimo 135 Olympic compass
ICOM IC-M505 VHF Radio
Sail Inventory
NEW 2022 Storm Bay Sails Furling Genoa (Dimension Polyant AP Dacron 7oz)
Battened Mainsail (good condition)
Storm Jib (very good condition)
Mast / Rigging
Aluminium deck stepped double spreader masthead rig
NEW 2023 Stainless Steel Standing Rigging
NEW 2023 Profurl furler
NEW 2020 Running Rigging
Spinnaker pole
Deck Gear
2 x Lewmar 46 and 2 x Lewmar 20 self tailing winches
Step through transom with sugar scoop
Dinghy Davits
Outboard bracket
NEW 2024 Teak grab rails
Extensive cockpit teak and companion way restoration by RM Marine 2024
Granny rails at mast
Anchor wash
8 x Fenders
Mooring lines

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