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- Chieftain 38ft

  • Chieftain is a sturdy and comfortable yacht, easy to handle and great for families.
  • Perfect for large groups or big families.
  • Surveyed for 9 people but 6 is ideal.
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Specifications table

Domestic   Other
Max POB Overnight 8 Length [m] 11.4
Cabins 3 Beam [m] 3.5
Doubles & Singles 2 & 4 or 3 & 2 Draft [m] 1.8
Heads Headsail Furling
Showers 1 Main Slab reefing
Hot water Y Engine Yanmar 27 Hp, saildrive
Water capacity 900 Ltr Fuel capacity 160 Ltr (diesel)
Fridge / Freezer 1 / 1 Approx. consumption 3.5-4 Ltr/H
Stove / grill / oven 2-burner / Y / Y Cruising speed 5 Knots
BBQ / Microwave Y / N Instruments Depth/speed/GPS
Swimming ladder Y Anchor winch Y - electric
Entertainment Radio & CD Steering Wheel
Tender 2.6 m Dodger / Bimini Y / N

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