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    £ 35,000
    Mengehetti Edmondo - Steelbird 38
    Indigo Yachting Ltd
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    Mengehetti Edmondo - Steelbird 38 for sale

    Sailing BoatsMengehetti EdmondoSteelbird 38United Kingdom
    This Steelbird 38 is a unique and interesting vessel with impressive capabilities. Commissioned in 1975 for transatlantic crossings, she provides good seakeeping abilities coupled with comfortable living accommodation. Alice Fouche is well equipped, though in need of some modernization she has fantastic potential. Farymann 28 HP Diesel engine, 6 HP Sidepower bow thruster, Sterling battery charger, Aerogen 4 wind generator, Sleeps 6 in 2 cabins plus 2 in saloon. Currently lying Argyll and Bute.

    Dimensions Details

    Max Draft / Drive Down: 7 Feet
    Cockpit Position: Aft

    Construction Details

    Hull Shape: Multi Chine Monohull
    Additional Information:
    Multi-chine in 4mm Corten (semi-high tensile) steel with angle frames
    Deck 3mm Corten steel
    GRP Coachroof
    Designed by Vittorio Lombardi
    Built by Mengehtti Edmondo
    Long Fin Keel & Skeg
    Steering: cockpit tiller/inside hydraulic wheel steering
    Built 1975
    LOA 37ft
    Beam 11ft
    Draft 7ft
    Displacement 12 tons

    Tank Details
    Fuel: 160 ltrs/ph
    No of fuel tanks: 1
    Water: 1000
    No of water tanks: 3


    Navigation Aids
    Plotter: Yes
    VHF: Yes
    Additional Navigation Information:
    SSB and car-type radio receivers
    Seafarer 5 echosounder.


    Sails Details
    Mainsails: Fully battened main with lazy jacks and cover
    Genoa: Roller Reefing Genoa
    JIB / Staysail: Self Tacking Staysail

    Rig Details
    Rig Type: Cutter
    Additional Information:
    Over-specified alloy mast and ss standing rigging

    Winches Details
    Additional Information:
    all by Barbarosa except for one Barton

    Safety Equipment

    Safety Equipment Details
    EPIRB: No
    Life raft: Seago Four Person
    No. Life Jackets: 4
    Jack Stays: YES
    No. Life Buoy: 2
    No. Dan Buoy: 1
    No. Manual Bilge Pumps: 0
    Radar Reflector: YES
    Emergency Tiller: YES
    Gas Alarm: YES
    No. Of Fire Blanket: 1
    No. Of Fire Extinguishers: 2


    Deck Equipment Details
    Windlass Make: Cayman electric winch with dedicated gel battery
    Anchor 1: 45lb CQR with 60m chain
    Anchor 2: 2 further anchors with 30m chain
    Additional Information:
    45lb CQR with 60m chain.
    2 further anchors with 30m chain
    Cayman electric winch with dedicated gel battery
    Boat Leg Company telescopic boat legs storable under forward berths
    Fully enclosed framed cockpit canopy + spare canopy for winter cover
    Covers for winch,
    wheelhouse windows
    spray dodgers
    bosun's chair
    Radar Reflector
    spares, etc.

    Tenders & Toy Details


    Electrics Details
    On-board Voltage1: 12V
    On-board Voltage2: 220V
    On-board Voltage3:
    Domestic Batteries: 3
    Engine Batteries: 1
    Battery Charger Make: Sterling
    Shore Power: YES
    Additional Information:
    Space for 3 domestic batteries (110ah)
    One starter battery (110ah)
    Sterling charger
    Shore Power throughout
    Aerogen 4 wind generator.

    Bow Thruster: Yes
    Machinery Details
    Engine Age: Original
    Prop Type: Fixed
    Drive Type: Shaft
    Bow Thruster Make, Model, Hp: Side Power 6HP
    Additional Information:
    Farymann 28 HP
    Raw water cooled
    Capable of hand start.
    This is the original engine (ruggedly designed for fishing boat use)
    100% reliable.
    A universal joint and thrust block-cum-stern gland ensure no problems with stern shaft alignment. Triple stern gland seals replaced 2018.
    6 HP Sidepower bow thruster

    No. of Doubles: 1
    No. Singles: 4
    No. Saloon Berths: 4
    No. Heads: 2
    Cabin Heating (Make / Model): Taylors
    Calorifier (Size/Make/Model): Rinnai Gas Water Heater
    Cooker: Eno Gimballed Cooker
    Additional Information:
    Interior refurbished in American White Oak
    6 Berths in two cabins
    One double, two singles, plus two full length pipe cots
    Separate heads & wash basins
    Galley located in Saloon with Dinette (which transforms into another double bunk)
    Separate chart table with chair in wheelhouse area
    Heads fore and aft with basins to serve separate sleeping quarters
    Forward heads with Rinnai gas water heater (currently u/s) and pressurised water
    Gas in forward draining locker
    Galley with Eno gimballed cooker with 3 burners and oven.
    Gas in dedicated draining stern locker
    Twin sinks with freshwater foot-pump.
    Seacock and tap to sink for seawater but currently unconnected.
    Isotherm fridge,
    Cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils.
    Shore power sockets.
    Taylors diesel cabin heater.
    General Details
    Construction Type: Steel
    Engine HP: 28
    Port/Marina: Argyll & Bute
    Boat Docking: Ashore
    Vessel Name: Alice Fouche

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    ManufacturerMengehetti Edmondo
    ModelSteelbird 38
    Mooring CountryUnited Kingdom
    Year built1975
    Sales statusavailable
    LOA11.28 m/37 ft
    Length11.28 m/37 ft
    Width3.35 m/11 ft
    Draft2.13 m/7 ft
    Categoryfin keel
    Engine manufacturer1 x farymann 28 hp
    No. of engines1
    No. of cabins2
    No. of berths6

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