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1979 Rival 38A

19 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

I am a private seller and have this Priced to SELL to a serious buyer! Last year same model, same size sold for over $90,000. Two Rivals are listed in the $70,000 price range on YachtWorld. Best priced Rival on market. Once owned by Tania Aebi’s father and Pathfinder’s Mediterranean voyage is described in the book ‘Maiden Voyage’ (have supporting documents).

Rival 38A for sale, 1979, long distance proven English built and ready for Bluewater Cruising. Yachting Monthly Magazine, “a no-nonsense, go anywhere, deep water cruising yacht…reliability and ruggedness.” Survey completed by A.B.Y.C. Surveyor in 2010: “No blisters or osmosis, no structural failures or defects.” Beautiful teak interior.

Equipment on Board:

SSB ICOM IC-M710, ICOM AT-130, HF Automatic Antenna Tuner, Split Lead Antenna, 2 Solar Panels with Blue Sky Solar Boost and mounted on custom built arc, ICOM M59 VHF Radio Raymarine 2009 Autohelm Auto-Pilot, 2009 Raymarine 2009 Depth Sounder Garmin 128 GPS, CARD Radar Detector, Sony CD Player with Bose Speakers, Flavel 2 burner gimbaled stove, Platismo Compass, Washdown Pump

SAIL INVENTORY: 2007 Custom Neil Pryde sails-White Mainsail (Full Battens, 3 Reef Points, Tradewind Specs)
2007 Custom Neil Pryde Extra Set of backup sails (include Neil Pryde Mainsail and 150% Genoa Sail)Spinnaker Pole and Asymmetrical Spinaker, Stainless steel standing rigging and Detachable inner forestay (replaced 2007)
Profurl roller reefing

MISC:
Sunbrella Binimi and Dodger color Navy on stainless steel Frame custom made in 2007 in Navy
35# CQR Anchor
35# Delta Anchor
8 Berths
Headroom in the saloon is 6ft 3in.
Keel with internal ballast and skeg mounted rudder
40 gallon stainless steel fuel tank
75 gallon stainless steel water tank and an additional 30 gallon bladder

Note:
Lots of teak and well designed for off shore use.
The galley has well-thought-out storage.
The chart table is larger then most wit

Rival 38A
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Rival 38A
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