"AFRICA:" a 1985 Hans Christian 38T has been completely re-outfitted. Yes, at $225,000 she is expensive, but if you visit her in South Carolina you will see why. Over $425,000 has been spent and she is state of the art in condition and appearance. Someone who appreciates old world beauty and systems like new should put this vessel on their "must see" list.
This Hans Christian 38T represents an opportunity to own a near perfect true offshore cruising yacht at a fraction of new pricing.
Contact Richard Kahn to schedule a visit to "Africa" firstname.lastname@example.org or 410.268.4100
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Yanmar 75HP Turbo Engine
Engine Engine Brand: YanmarYear Built: 2009 Engine Model: 4JH4-TE (TURBO)Engine/Fuel Type: DieselEngine Hours: 196 Engine Power: 75 HP
Charging: 120 A Balmar charger and smart regulator for optimal battery charging and conditioning
Propeller, Propeller shaft, Exhaust, Dripless Seal all replaced in 2009. A new fuel tank was installed in 2009 and the second tank had inspection ports installed, fuel removed, polished and replaced. A 12 V fuel polisher installed in the ER keeps fuel clean.
Fresh Water Tanks: 70 gallon tank plus 30 gallon bladder tank = 100 gallons total.
Fuel Tanks: 2 (75 & 35 Gallons = 110 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 1 Plastic (53 Gallons)
Starting forward there is an anchor locker and a built in storage and tool chest. The head and shower is forward with quality teak finish and traditional Hans Christian tiling surround. The bathroom is aft of the head to starboard with a stainless steel sink/faucets and marble countertop. The countertop is traditional Hans Christian marble. The main berth is aft to port with a clothes/hanging locker to starboard. The salon has a straight setee on the starboard side that serves as a pullout bunk and there is a curved settee to port. A 22” TV and Sirius/XM entertainment center is on the starboard side with the navigation chart table, navigation console and electric panel aft. The galley is aft to port with a three burner stove and ice chest, galley storage and a double stainless steel sink amidships. All countertops are traditional Hans Christian marble and original brass faucets. The aft cabin is to starboard with a closet. All interior is traditional wood finish. Decks are solid teak and holly.
Interior decks were removed, replaced, epoxy coated and varnished in 2010. A galley step was installed to make a comfortable platform for standing in the galley. Galley was rebuilt in 2001 and marble countertops reinstalled. Interior was re-varnished and deck head painted. A folding table was installed that makes for a spacious area for the crew to move about in the main cabin
Interior plumbing (all new hoses and pumps) replaced in 2008
Pressure & dock side water systems
Control Systems & Busses
AC Distribution panel
12 V DC Distribution panel
24V DC distribution panel
Sails & Canvas
Anchor & Docking Gear
Head and shower is forward with updated teak and Hans Christian tile surround. The head has a teak enclosure for neatness. Toilet uses fresh water or seawater for flushing to a 35 gallon holding tank or overboard through the Electroscan unit or direct discharge, when appropriate. Water systems are compliant with USCG regulations. There is a pump for shower water
24V Electric Raritan head – converts to manual
24V Lectrasan – new in 2012 and not used
The wash area has a stainless steel sink and faucets and cabinets below the sink and on the starboard bulkhead.
"AFRICA" is an able world cruiser, completely restored and rebuilt for ocean or coastal sailing. Over $425K has been spent, by a knowledgeable owner, dedicated to bringing this classic yacht close to perfection and maintaining her in turn key condition. Africa has had her decks inside and out replaces, new bow sprit hand crafted and installed, galley rebuilt, head and shower remodeled, new Yanmar turbo diesel engine installed ,mast rewired and repainted, chain plates restored, ground tackle replaced and a new electric Tigress windlass installed. Windows and portholes were removed, refurbished and replaced. She has new canvas and jib. Her varnish is bristol and she is hauled, bottom cleaned, checked and painted yearly. Advances features such as 24V Jet thruster in the bow for managing docking and Foreword Looking SONAR (FLS) assist the skipper through unknown channels or difficult docking. Her full cockpit enclosure offers open air sailing, securing with bug nets to keep pests at bay on hot summer evenings or a full windowed enclosure for cold fall and winter evenings
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.