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Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder and it is hard to imagine a more beautiful or better maintained 38.8 Bristol than Aquilegia. This Ted Hood keel/centerboard design vessel, was beautifully built by Bristol Yachts, are known for their great sailing characteristics, and their quality craftsmanship. Her knowledgeable owners have maintained Aquilegia in excellent condition with no amount of money or love spared in keeping her beautiful and functional. She will a take you around the world and bring you home safely, but she is also perfect for inter-coastal cruising, with her shallow center board draft. The Bristol 38.8 sails well on all points of sail and offer luxurious interior space and ambience. The interior joinery is superbly handcrafted in beautiful teak. The centerboard configuration supports gunk holing to its finest, and with the board down you have incredible windward performance. Aquilegia's equipment list is extensive and includes all the Bristol options that buyers have on their wish list. Take a look at her full specifications to see what a fantastic vessel she is!!! Don't hesitate to contact her listing Broker, Mike Wood to arrange seeing Aquilegia. You won't be disappointed!
NOTICE TO BUYERS. NO SALES TAX ON USED BOATS IN NC!!.. For more information or to schedule a showing, please call the listing Broker. Mike Wood at (252) 571-3505 or email him at mike@neptuneYachtSales.com
NOTICE TO BUYERS... NO SALES TAX ON USED BOATS IN NC!!
For more information or to schedule a showing, please call the listing Broker.
Mike Wood at (252) 571-3505 or Email Mike@NeptuneYachtSales.com
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
LOA: 38 ft 3 in
Beam: 12 ft 1 in
Minimum Draft: 4 ft 5 in
Maximum Draft: 10 ft 3 in
Displacement: 19150 lbs
Ballast: 9000 lbs
Aquilegiais an exceedingly comfortable Bristol 38.8 cruiser with 6'6" headroom and tons of storage with an elegant and comfortable interior. Typical of Ted Hood, the boat has a big roomy open layout creating a wonderful sense of space. The New England workmanship is second to none and the fine craftsmanship is evident everywhere you look. The signature Bristol louvered doors and fine teak joinery is delightful. The entire layout just seems to work perfectly. The Pullman berth forward to port is very comfortable with a five-inch foam mattress and "tufted topper". To starboard are hanging lockers and storage. Just aft to port is a large head with a very nice roomy shower. The main salon is traditional with a centerline drop-leaf table with settees port and starboard. The settees are 6'5" long and an seat six comfortably for dinner. There is cabinetry and stowage outboard of the settees and the settees pull out for a wider berth. The galley next aft to port is u shaped with loads of storage. The nav station adjacent the galley is large and comfortable as a ships office. The quarter berth aft of the nav station makes a great storage area and it is also a nice sea berth. The ambiance below is quite wonderful with very nice woodwork, great lighting and ventilation. The boat's care is evident in the condition of this very nice interior. This Bristol 38.8 is an exceptional vessel with all the amenities and comforts a cruiser could want.
6'6" headroom 6'5" Berths Large Pullman Berth with a real mattress and topper Settees pull out to make berths in salon Centerline table seat six comfortable Large head with shower Large Galley Large Navigation station Great storage thru out Good ventilation 16000 BTU Air Conditioning with reverse Cycle Heat Entertainment System with speakers inside and in cockpit
Very nice U-shaped galley with ample space for everything and all the amenities.
Force 10 Propane Stove - three burner, with oven and broiler Refrigeration - 12v Adler Barbour in large well insulated ice box Microwave GE Double deep stainless steel sinks Pressure water hot and cold mixing faucet Fresh water manual foot pump Seagull water filtration system Dockside fresh water intake Six gallon hot water heater Storage for everything including pots and pans and trash Good counter space Magnetic knife rack Good lighting and ventilation for the cook
Large sit down nav station with chart table with chart storage
I-Com M802 SSB Radio (New 2010) w Antenna Tuner, Insulated Backstay Pactor II USB modem for Email anywhere you go Furuno model 1731 Radar with the dome mounted on backstay with a Questus leveling system, and an optional mount for display in cockpit Garmin 492 GPS Plotter Garmin 176C GPS Plotter Furuno GP32 DGPS 12 Channel Receiver Simrad Robertson autopilot with remote (New 2005) VHF Uniden with remote cockpit Mic (needs battery) Raymarine ST60 wind, speed, and depth (New 2004) Raymarine Tridata display (New 2004) Cockpit displays include wind, speed, depth and Radar when mounted in the cockpit
HOUSE: Battery Bank 2 is Six 6 Volt Lifeline GPL-4CT batteries ENGINE: Starter battery is a 12 volt Lifeline GPL-24T Heart Interface - Link 2000-R Monitoring system Freedom 20 Inverter/Charger Balmar 100 Amp alternator DC Breaker Panel with Terralab engineering Galvanic Isolator 120 Volt AC Panel
Sails & Rigging
Profurl in-boom furling system (New 2006) with full batten mainsail (four batten mainsail) Quantum Genoa 135% New in 2003 Storm Jib (New) never used Profurl headsail furler new in 2005 Boom vang New 2015 Mast and boom Awlgripped in 2004 Standing rigging and Chain plates New in 2007 Keel Stepped Mast Harken Traveler System and Spinlock Line Stoppers (2) Lewmar Self tailing #48 Sheet winches Lewmar #43 mainsail winch
Hull & Deck
Solid hand laid fiberglass hull The Awl gripped hull in Stars and Stripes Blue is beautiful Trinidad SR bottom paint April 2016 White nonskid deck in good condition Teak toe rail upgrade to four inches beautifully varnished and covered Double life lines Bow pulpit Stern rail with motor mount All Teak exterior trim varnished beautifully (4) Dorade Vents with teak tops Six opening Bomar Portlights with new “glass” in 2010 Two large Bomar hatches with new “glass” in 2010 Bug screens Canvas covers for hatches, toe rails, cockpit, companionway, winches, bimini storage cover, and boom Dinghy davits Outboard motor mount on stern rail Bimini and Dodger with filler between Large sun awning for foredeck and midships Binacle cover Cockpit table cover Cockpit cushions, white with brown piping Comfortable cockpit with good seating Dodger has stainless steel handrails on sides for safety Swim ladder with teak treads AND MUCH MUCH MORE
Universal M50 with about 2978 hours Oberdofer Raw water pump N202M-15 (new 12/2/2010) Electric oil change pump Racor fuel filter New heat exchanger 2005 1.25 inch shaft Cutlass bearing replaced in 2004 New PYI Dripless shaft seal 2004 Three blade fixed prop 30 gallon fuel tank with fuel level rod
It is a rarity that I come across a 30 year old boat in such great condition. I truly believe this is the nicest Bristol 38.8 that has come on the market in a long time. Take a good look at the pictures and equipment list and I think You will agree.
Mike Wood Neptune Yacht Sales & Services, Inc. 104 Marina Drive New Bern, NC 28560 (252) 571-3505
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.