Emma Jean is a 1986 Northshore 38, set up for comfortable coastal cruising, passage making, and club racing. With newly painted topsides in dark blue she looks very smart. A bimini with flexible solar, swim platform, pushpit seats, excellent dodger and a BBQ make her very comfortable for cruising
Northshore 38's need no introduction, combining performance and comfort in single package that was so well received she went on to be the most popular Australian monohull yacht ever built. This user friendly and seaworthy design has been the logical choice hundreds of Aussie sailing families over the years which has helped retain their value today.
Emma Jean's topsides were repainted in 2021. She has a 2020 survey from which any faults found were addressed and rectified. She has been a club racer and weekend cruiser in Sydney Harbour and is set up with the brief of achieving the ultimate dual-purpose sailboat. She has cruised NSW waters extensively including Lord Howe Island and return.
If you are looking for an affordable, but fully functional, competitive Northshore 38, you will find Emma Jean a great opportunity, with all the essentials - sails, rigging and engine, upgraded and ready to go. Get in now.
New South Wales
Sydney Region Pittwater NSW
North Shore Yachts
38' - 11.58m
Shaft Drive with Autostream feathering prop
7 berths. Double forward, Saloon double with drop table, 2 singles opposite, and quarter berth. Lee cloths for 3 lee berths in saloon plus quarterberth.
Enclosed head with sink and hot and cold shower, jabsco manual pump head.
U shaped lounge with table and lounge opposite, lee berth above. Central hatch offers good ventilation.
Wheel steering with binnacle compass. Bimini shade and matching dodger. Princess seats. BBQ and stainless rack for gas bottles. Battened boom tent joins bimini to create full length shade. Transom shower and stainless swing down swim ladder. Access to all halyards and lines. Sound system control at helm as well as anchor control.
3 burner force 10 stainless gas stove and oven. Sink with pressurised hot and cold water and foot pump water. 12 v fridge.
Sony marine Xplod stereo system with separate power amp, 4 high end speakers, subwoofer, cockpit remote and Bluetooth connectivity to mobile devices
Muir Storm VR Anchor winch with cockpit remote (2014). Main CQR type anchor with 25 m chain and 50 m rope. Spare fortress type anchor with 5m chain and 50m rope in lazarette.
2 x fire extinguishers and fire blanket. 406 MHz EPIRB with GPS to meet YA regs.
Fitted removable Jacklines (Safety lines) connecting cockpit to bow via side decks
Full length SS safety rails. Horseshoe buoy and light on holder. Drogue, heaving line and other miscellaneous safety gear on board. 2 x manual bilge pumps
Battery bank 1: 120AH AGM battery. Battery Bank 2: 2 x 100AH AGM batteries. 2 x 100w flexible removable solar panels with weather proof plug. Blue sky mppt solar controller can charge either battery bank.
Small removable 20w solar panel to retain charge.
All key wiring replaced or refurbished 2007 including electrical panel, bus bar, battery switch, anchor winch etc.
A navigation station opposite the galley with Chart plotter with Australian maps, networked to Raymarine instruments and autopilot. Icom VHF, Masthead antenna.
Complete suite of Raymarine ST60 electronics (2007).
Under-deck Raymarine autopilot system with oversized Octopus hydraulic autopilot ram fixed direct to quadrant (2016)
Doyle CX cruise laminate fully battened main, reasonable condition (2007)
Doyle CX cruise laminate 135% furling genoa, fair condition but serviceable (2007) with new UV strip (2019)
Doyle CX cruise laminate racing #3 with battens excellent condition barely used (2007)
Doyle Stratis racing #1 good condition (2012)
Doyle Stratis racing #2 good condition (2012)
Doyle ¾ MPS asymmetric cruising spinnaker in sock very good condition (2007)
Masthead asymmetric spinnaker for racing or cruising, sock available, very good condition age unknown
Doyle ¾ symmetrical spinnaker never used perfect condition (2007)
Doyle Masthead symmetrical spinnaker very good condition (2007)
Storm Jib and Trysail with orange panels, and yacht ID panel, as per YA safety regs
Mast / Rigging
New standing rigging (2018).
Alloy mast with swept back spreaders and diamond spreader for masthead spinnaker
Selden removable bowsprit and fixing points for asymmetric spinnakers
Modern 16:1 boom vang set up (2016)
New running rigging (2018)
Separate forward inboard track for #3 jib cars
Harken windward sheeting car for mainsheet traveller
Deck hatches replaced 2007 and serviced 2019
New lexan windows
Upgraded primary winches x 2 (Harken ST44) (2007)
Cabin top self tailing winches x 2
Aft winches x 2
All necessary running rigging and blocks suitable for all spinnakers and other sails.
Emergency tiller fixed in lazarette
Disclaimer: The company offers details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant accuracy of this information.