Shearwater 39 Yacht

Shearwater 39 Yacht

Shearwater 39 is for sale

Price: $ 245 000

Designed by Dudley Dix this Shearwater 39 was launched in 2005 and is in immaculate sail away condition.


  • LOA: 11.88m
  • Beam: 3.9m
  • Draft: 1.8m

Brief summary of long distance voyages:

  • March 2008: Cape Town to Salvador, Brazil
  • October 2008: Salvador to Ilha Grande, Brazil
  • November 2009: Ilha Grande to Buenos Aires
  • April 2011: Buenos Aires to Trinidad
  • 2012: Yacht will be in Grenada

This Shearwater is in pristine condition and maintained to exceptional high standards by the current owner with meticulous attention to detail. She was completely overhauled in 2010 when she was in Buenos Aires. Built in Cape Town and launched in 2005, she has a proven track record for ocean crossing and is an extremely comfortable boat at sea with an extensive list of equipment onboard.

A very easy boat to sail with a fully battened Mainsail stowed in a Stack Pack on the boom when lowered. Both Genoa and Staysail on Roller Furlers and very easy to furl/unfurl and trim with the use of Electric Primary winches. Sail wardrobe is completed with an Asymetrical Spinnaker.

Equipment onboard:

  • Engine: Vetus 65HP with 2 x Alternators
  • Feathering Three Blade Propeller
  • Fuel Tanks: 2 with 450 litre capacity
  • Batteries: House – 4 x 200 Amp/hr    Engine – 1 x 200 Amp/hr
  • Battery Management System: Xantax 2000 with Smart Regulator
  • Solar Panels: Total Watt: 300
  • Shore Power connection and cable
  • Watermaker: Spectra 150 @ 23 l/hour
  • Water Tanks: 2 x 100 litres tanks
  • Winches: 3 x Electric Winches and 4 x manual
  • Bow Thruster
  • Electric Windlass
  • Raymarine Autopilot – Gyro Compass
  • Raymarine Chart Plotter
  • Additional Raymarine Radar/Chart Plotter
  • Raymarine ST60 Tri Data Sailing System, Wind, Speed and Depth
  • Fixed boarding ladder mounted on transom
  • Fixed Port Side Swim Ladder
  • Deck Shower hot/cold
  • Davits with Tender with a 3HP outboard

She is easily steered by Raymarine Autopilot with Gyro Compass making those long passages a dream.

The Yacht is very well appointed below decks with clean and uncluttered spaces. Bottom right photo shows saloon looking forward to forward cabin which sleeps two. There an aft cabin on the starboard side which also sleeps two. The Shearwater 39 has one bathroom with one electric toilet which macerates into a holding tank and has an on deck suction facility.

Onboard entertainment provided through a TV and audio system with speakers in saloon and cockpit.

Yacht is fully SAMSA safety certified for 6 crew inclusive of a 6 man liferaft.