Northshore 38 - Zen Satori - $79,000

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Northshore 38 - Zen Satori - $79,000

Zen Satori is a 1989 Northshore 38 now exclusively for sale with the team at YOTI.

The Northshore 38 is renowned for winning race performance without compromising on comfort and ability in the most testing Sydney to Hobarts. An ever popular Australian design, the 38 is ideal for social and serious sailing. 'Zen Satori' is the cruising model designed and built by Kaufman Incorporated and launched in 1989. Below decks her spacious and classic look allow for blue water cruising or casual harbour sailing.

The yacht has been extremely well cared for by her owners who have equipped her for liveaboard cruising and have not spared any expense on ensuring she is safe and comfortable. With continuous upgrades to her electronics, engine, interior and navigation systems, she is a really good example of this classic Australian cruiser / racer. Her hull was antifouled with copper coat late 2013 so has at least 6 or 7 years left and only requires annual pressure washing. Her standing rigging was inspected in 2013 with a partial replacement and records have been kept for all major servicing.
 
She is powered by a Volvo Penta 2003 which was completely re-built roughly 1500 hours ago and runs very efficiently at 2-3ltrs/hr. The boom furling mainsail is original with a near new # 1 overlapping jib. Modifications such as the pulpit boarding step have been added for easy access to the bow when docked, and a retractable stainless steel davitts device fixed to her transom to carry deploy and carry the yachts' tender. Stainless steel rails have been added to her dodger for safe passage fore and aft with non-skid paint on her top decks. All lines lead aft from the mast to two sets of Barient ST winches and several rope clutches. She has upgraded ST60 wind instruments at the helm with a course master autopilot and brand new portable Garmin Chart plotter with cockpit attachment.

All boat covers have been recently upgraded and provide excellent shade with near new dodger and bimini covers. Below decks Zen Satori is pleasantly light and bright with upgraded blue upholstery and varnished timberwork. She sleeps up to 6 with a separate owner's cabin forward, convertible dinette amidships and aft quarter berth. She has a fully enclosed head and shower and offers hot and cold pressure water throughout. The galley is equipped with 2-burner gas stove with oven, stainless steel sink, a generous supply of pots and pans; large top opening regulated electric fridge and lots of storage space. There will always be ample power to top up the two house batteries from two 100 watt solar panels that are fixed to her bimini.

Zen Satori provides excellent value as a fun and safe cruiser / racer equipped for long range cruising and is ready to go with several extras and spares not listed on her inventory. Contact Sonia Robinson for further details and to arrange inspection on Middle Harbour.


Designer : Kaufman Design Inc.
Builder : Northshore Yachts
Water (Potable) Capacity (L) : 180 l
Hull Construction Material : GRP
Hull Type : Mono
Deck Construction Material : GRP
Length (feet) : 38 feet
Length (m) : 11.58 m
Beam/Width (m) : 3.35 m
Draft (m) : 1.78 m
Keel/Ballast : Cast iron
Displacement : 5500kg
Engine Room : Engine accessed from saloon.
Number of Batteries : 2 x 200AH batteries, 1 x house and 1x start fitted with isolator main switch charged from engine alternator and solar panels. Multi-stage regulator and new alternator with Xantrex monitor.
Number of Fuel Tanks : 1 x stainless steel
Accommodation Notes : V-berth forward of the saloon with double berth aft. Internal woodwork revarnished with new seat covers and thicker mattress. New ceiling vinyl 2009.
Number of Berths : 6
Number of Showers : H+C internal head and swim platform.
Shower Type : Pressure H+C Water with newly fitted water level indicator.
Number of Toilets : Jabsco Manual head to port.
Stove : Gimballed 2-burner stove with oven and grill.
Refrigeration : Electric OZE fridge.
Number of Sinks : Stainless steel sink.
Entertainment and Appliances Notes : Kenwood Hiff Radio CD unit (2017).
Anchor / Winch : 1 x SARCA anchor (22kg). Electric anchor windlass plus spare CQR. Muir cockpit controlled winch.
Bilge Pump : 1 x manual, 1 x electric.
Deck Gear : 2 x Barient ST28 cockpit winches, 2 x ST 22 winches. Folding swim platform with ladder.
Mast/Rigging : Deck stepped alloy mast. Alloy boom. Fractional single spreader stainless Steel. Spinnaker pole. Standing rigging replaced approx 2013 with NRMA rig report (2016). Pulpit with foot platform.
Sail Inventory : Original main on furler. Rolly Tasker #1 (2015). #3 Jib. Roller Furling Headsail / Hood Boom Furler.
Electrics : Ericson W25 internet unit with ext. Antennae (60nm range). 2 x 100w Solar panels with regulator. CTEK Battery Charger. New circuit breakers / electrical distribution (2013). LED interior lighting. LED Nav lights.
Electronics Navigation : New Garmin GPS Map 95sv Chartplotter (2016). Coursemaster Autopilot CM800i. Raymarine ST60 Wind, Raymarine ST60 Tridata. Digital self adjusting compass (2009) with sunto handheld compass.
Dinghy : GRP on davits with rotating lifting device. Tohatsu M3.5 2hp (near new).
Safety Gear : 2 x Fire extinguishers, flares, Epirb - need checking, fire blanket, torches, life ring, various lifejackets. Safety lines from bow to stern with jacklines. 2 x tethers.
Covers : Boom Bag (New), Dodger with new clears, Bimini, winch covers, wheel cover.
Ground Tackle : Chain (2010) and Warp.
Radio : Northstart VHF Radio / Icom M33 Handheld VHF with DSC and remote handset.
Remarks : Emergency Tiller, Cockpit cushions. Connection point for gas barbecue.
Vessel Name : Zen Satori
Anti-foul : Coppercoat anti-foul late 2013. Pressure cleaned April 2017 with propspeed.

Engine 1

Engine Make : Volvo Penta 2003
Horse Power : 28
Fuel Type : Diesel
Steering : Wheel
Fuel Capacity : 100
Service History : Engine Volvo Penta 2003 re-built 1500 hrs ago. Rudder Bearings replaced 2013.
Propeller : 3-blade folding shaft driven propeller.