1989 Jeanneau Sunshine 38 for Sale


Under Offer
Finance from £253.55 per month *

General Information

Make and Model Jeanneau Sunshine 38
Year 1989
Name "Blue Jay "
Length Overall 38.17 feet (11.63 m)
Beam 12.8 feet (3.90 m)
Draft 6.3 feet (1.92 m)

Hull Fibreglass
Engine(s) YANMAR 3GM
Engine Power 27 hp
Fuel Type Diesel
Heads 1
Location Bursledon, United Kingdom


1989 Jeanneau Sunshine 38 with everything you want ready to go sailing. Tiller steered lovely to sail, and race if you want, comfortable family boat. Large chart table. Galley with twin sinks, cooker and fridge. Yanmar 3GM 27hp inboard engine serviced each season. Cockpit tent/bimini/spray hood as you require. Stack pack and lazy jack main. Currently out of the water in Deacons Marina in Whyboats lineup.


Hull type: Fin w/spade rudder
LOA- 38.25ft / 11.66m
Beam- 12.63 ft / 3.85m
Draft- 6.66ft / 2.03m
Designer- Tony Castro
Builder- Jeanneau
Keel removed, inspected and re-seated in 2018

Water- 200 Litres
Fuel- 79 Litres 

Mechanical and Electrical

Serviced at the end of each season
Shaft drive

Solar panel charging
12 Volt battery system
1 x 12v Engine battery
2 x 12v Domestic battery
240 Volt shore power system
Marlec HRDX battery charger controller for wind/solar power
Nasda battery monitor
Waeco PP300 12 volt to 240 Volt invertor 


Nine berths in three double cabins plus saloon, with 6' 3" maximum headroon.  

V-berth cabin forward with infill to form a double berth, but no door to cabin.

Heads to port with Jabsco manual marine toilet with grp wash basin, pressurised cold water, shower and storage lockers. Hanging locker to starboard opposite heads.

Saloon with L-shaped settee berth to port, midships drop leaf table, settee berth to starboard and fold up 'pulman' type berths to port and starboard.

Chart table to starboard with good size chart table, chart stowage, locker space and navigator's seat.

Galley to port with twin stainless steel sinks, pressurised cold water with water filter (new 2013), fresh water foot pump, cool box with additional insulation, Frigoboat keel cooled 12 volt refrigeration unit, Force 10 gimballed two burner gas cooker with oven and grill (new 2004) (gas system updated 2003), 240 volt microwave and good stowage. Two aft cabins with large double berths, seats and hanging lockers.

Carpets to saloon floor. Patterned light blue fabric upholstery and curtains. 

Blinds on fore cabin and saloon hatches.

Deck Equipment

15kg Bruce bower anchor with 20m x 8mm chain and 50m x 18mm anchorplait
Kedge anchor with 40m warp
SL manual vertical anchor windlass (new 2003)
Stainless steel pulpit with twin roller stemhead fitting
Stainless steel tapered stanchions
Stainless steel pushpit with opening gate
Stainless steel fold down swimming ladder mounted on transom.
Stainless steel davits on the transom
Alloy mooring cleats and perforated toe rail
Alloy framed acrylic deck hatches
Blue mainsail cover with zipped bag and lazyjacks (new 2013)
Blue sprayhood- Needs window repair (new 2013)
Bimini (new 2014) with zipped sides with windows  and infil which forms a large cokpit tent
Blue winch covers
2 x alloy boat hooks
Mooring warps and fenders
4 x stainless steel fender baskets
Scrubis hull cleaner
2 Primary winches and 4 coach roof winches
Detachable spinnaker guy and sheet blocks
Winch handles
Toe rail rubbing strake - New 2018

Navigational Equipment

B&G VHF and AIS Receiver, with portable handset
B&G Triton Data Display
B&G Vulcan 9 Chart Plotter.
B&G GPS Receiver
B&G Water Speed, depth and Temp transducer


Masthead bermudan rigged sloop.
Standing rigging- 2017
Francespar silver anodised double spreader deck stepped mast overhauled and rebuilt 2003,
Selden slab reefing boom (new 2006)
2 x Sparcraft spinnaker poles.
Rigid gas vang (new 2006).
Manual backstay adjuster.
Selden Furlex 300S headsail furling gear (new 2000).
Spectra/polyester running rigging with controls led aft to cockpit.
1 x genoa and 2 x spinnaker halyards.
Spectra main halyard and sheet.
2 x sets genoa sheets.
Lewmar traveller and towable genoa cars 2018
Lewmar inboard No.3 genoa tracks on coachroof and X-section Harken mainsheet track with traveller and adjusting tackles.
Harken and Lewmar mast base turning blocks.
10 x Spinlock deck organisers and clutches.
Harken winches (new 2001) - 2 x 48AST halyard and 2 x 40AST halyard. 2 x 1993 Harken / Barbarossa 40 spinnaker/halyard winches.


Seago 6 man valise liferaft -  New 2018
Assorted flares
Fire extinguishers (Service date unknown)
Radar reflector on mast
Two bilge pumps
Two fire blankets in saloon and galley


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.

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