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Blyth Northumberland UK
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Built for IRC racing the IMX38 was an instant success on a global scale. amongst over successes, the IMX38 was twice a winner at the European IMS championships and overall winner of the SORC in America. She is designed by Niels Jeppesen who has a long-standing, successful partnership with X-Yachts and is ideal for those looking to get into competitive racing for not a lot of money.
This particular model is priced to sell and for a reason. Until 2013, she was used regularly locally and partook in local Regattas with some success. As with most boats of this ilk, it can sometimes be difficult maintaining a regular crew, particularly in the North of England and as a result, she has been ashore since 2013 with her owner hoping that one day he would get her afloat again. Due to work commitments, this hasn't happened and the boat is offered for sale.
She was re-rigged by Hamble Yacht Services in 2009 and has done little since. The sails are in not too bad a condition and are mainly by North including a Kevlar Main which only saw two seasons, Kevlar No1 and No3, Dacron No4 and storm jib and a variety of North spinnakers that have barely been used in anger.
The cradle she is sitting in is included in the price and easily dismantles for transport.
As with all competitive racing yachts, interior comfort is of secondary importance to her performance. Internal weight has been kept to a minimum but she still has the creature comforts of a heads compartment, pressurised cold fresh water, and a decent galley.
There are berths for 10 persons with the option of a further 2 in the forepeak. This is currently used to launch sails from.
Aft there are two doubles port and starboard. Above these is a further single berth each side. The saloon provides a further four berths.
Galley with gas-fuelled oven with 2-burner hob. Pressurised fresh water faucet at sink. Large capacity icebox opposite. Forward of the saloon bulkhead is the heads with sea toilet and sink opposite.
Galvanised yacht cradle
Garmin 120XL GPS
Philips Navigator MK9
Autohelm Maxview mast mounted repeaters
Icom IC-M503 VHF with Icom DS-100 DSC controller
Prosser weathertrend digital barometer
Anchor with chain and warp
GRP hull with dark blue topsides and white hull decals
Fin keel with cast top section and a lead bottom section giving a ballast ratio of 52%
Spade rudder with large wheel steering.
Clean deck layout with uncluttered cockpit and easy access side decks
Large lockers to the transom for extra anchor and safety equipment storage.
Stainless steel bow and stern rails connected by stanchions and double set wires.
Large foredeck hatch for sail changes.
Engine & Electrics:
Vessel powered by a Volvo Penta MD2030 diesel of 28hp
Engine start panel in the cockpit with single lever control
The engine was last serviced prior to lift out onto the hard in 2013.
Bank of 3X12V batteries providing engine start and domestic power.
12V panel situated at the rear of the companionway steps.
Sails & Rigging:
Bermudan, masthead rig with keel stepped triple spreader mast
Stainless steel rod rigging replaced in 2009 by Hamble Yacht Services.
The mast was overhauled at the same time. The boat has not sailed since 2013.
Hydraulic adjusted backstay. Harken winches.
Harken and Lewmar clutches. Harken sheet tracks and cars.
Spinnaker gear including mast track and carbon pole.
Sail wardrobe includes a Kevlar main by North - 2 seasons and a spare Kevlar main
Kevlar No1 and No3 jibs by North. Dacron No4 jib
Spinnakers are by North and include a 0.5, 0.75 -both 1 season
Assymetrics include a 0.75 - 2 seasons and an almost new 0.90.
Dacron storm sail and a Trysail.
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Volvo Penta MD2030|
|Length over all:||37'|
|Length at waterline:||31'|
|Hull material:||Glass Fibre|