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38' Seawind 1160


VELA MARE represents an excellent value on a well maintained 3 stateroom "owners version" cruising catamaran that is owned in a single asset LLC.

With 1641 hours on her twin Yanmar Diesel engines she is barely broken in. She is clean and nice throughout and she is ready for her new owners to enjoy.

One of the worlds most awarded catamaran designs, the Seawind 1160 Deluxe is an excellent cruising catamaran. The unique design creates a catamaran that is not only spacious, well ventilated and comfortable with plenty of storage, but is capable of sailing anywhere in the world.

The unique tri-fold door system on the Seawind 1160 allows for the large covered cockpit to join seamlessly to her main salon, increasing the living area and the natural ventilation of the entire boat. The twin wheels are protected from the weather and 360 degree visibility make steering a breeze and with all lines leading back to the cockpit she is easily handled.

The open cockpit is perfect for entertaining or lounging. The targa seating is not only comfortable but offers a great view of the action and the beauty surrounding you.

The interior is well designed with the owners hull to port and the galley and guest staterooms in the starboard hull. Her galley is well ventilated with plenty of counter space and storage throughout.

VELA MARE is in great condition and she is priced to sell. Call today to inspect this fine catamaran.

  • Make: Seawind
  • Model: 1160
  • Year: 2006
  • Length: 38ft
  • Name: VELA MARE
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Located In: Alameda, CA
  • Category: Sail
  • Class: Catamaran
  • Keel: Other
  • Designer: Allen Gurney
  • Builder: Islander Yachts
  • LOA: 38 feet
  • LWL: 37 feet
  • Beam: 21.33 feet
  • Bridge Clearance: 60 feet
  • Min Draft: 4.17 feet
  • Max Draft: 3.75 feet
  • Cabin Headroom: 6.33 feet
  • DryWeight: 15400 pounds
  • Ballast: 5450 pounds
  • Displacement: 15500 pounds
  • CruisingSpeed: 8 miles per
  • MaxSpeed: 7 knots
  • Total Engines: 2
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Yanmar Diesel
  • EngineModel: 3YM30
  • EngineYear: 2006
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: Folding
  • EngineHours: 1641
  • Engine 2
  • EngineMake: Yanmar Diesel
  • EngineModel: 3YM30C
  • EngineYear: 2006
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: Folding
  • EngineHours: 1641
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 95 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 1
  • Water Tank Capacity: 185 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 1
  • Holding Tank Capacity: 32 gallon
  • Holding Tank Count:1
  • Double Berths: 3
  • Cabins: 3
  • Heads: 2

Additional Descriptions

Manufacturer Provided Description

Since its recent launch, the new 38ft Seawind 1160 has won Australian Sailboat of the Year and sold close to 40 boats around the world due to its superior use of space and outstanding performance attributes. The Seawind 1160 creatively blends key concepts of other popular Seawind models to create a design that successfully combines the huge living space and allround visibility of the Seawind 1000, with the sleeping accommodation, luxurious fitout and security of the lockable Saloon featured on the Seawind 1200.

Main Salon Details
  • Dining table lowers to create coffee table or double bed.
  • Upholstered settee.
  • Cocktail cabinet with polished hinged lid.
  • Forward windows in 10mm tempered glass and side windows in 6mm tempered glass.
  • Simulated teak & holly flooring.
  • Moulded gelcoat tri-fold doors. Complete with lifting mechanism for hoisting up and securing to targa top.
  • Polished wood solid doors on all private cabins.
  • Port & Starboard fwd cabins : Each queen sized bed (2050mm x 1540mm)
  • Aft Starboard cabin : Double bed (1990mm x 1230mm)
  • Cabins lined.
  • Recessed 12volt lighting.
  • Storage/Cupboards.
Electrical Details
  • Custom made DC electrical switch panel with circuit breakers & LED indicator lights, DC voltage & amperage gauges. Very high quality throughout.
  • Marine grade tinned electrical wiring with extensive use of heat sealed connectors..
  • Batteries x 3 comprising: House System (400 amp hrs) : 2 x 200 amp hr AGM (Absorbed Glass Matt) deep cycle / heavy duty batteries. One engine battery ? 1000 cold cranking amps AGM.
  • 230amp heavy duty isolation switch.
  • 12 V lighting : Numerous 12V interior lamps and courtesy lights throughout. Dome lights in cockpit.
  • 2 x 12V Outlets.
  • Navigation lights. Port & Starboard mounted on bow rails.
  • Deck floodlight mounted on spreaders.
  • Mast head anchor / riding light.
  • Spacious galley with co-ordinated laminex counter surfaces, timber accents.
  • Three (3 ) burner LPG stove & oven.
  • Stainless steel pot holders. Flame failure device fitted to shut off LPG immediately in event of flame going out.
  • Double bowl stainless steel sink.
  • Pressure hot & cold fresh water system.
  • Single lever mixing tap.
  • Refrigerator : Front opening upright ?Vitrifrigo? fridge 130 litres.
  • Spacious freezer ? large 60 litre top loading, heavily insulated. 12volt Eutectic system by ICEER.
  • Under bench storage with polished timber door fronts & cutlery drawers.
  • Inboard side of galley: Over-bench cupboards with sliding door fronts
  • Simulated teak & holly flooring.
  • Trash bin, paper towel holder.
Mechanical Details
  • Twin Yanmar ( or Volvo ) 30hp saildrive diesel engines. Fresh water cooling, rubber isolation mounts on reinforced fibreglass bed with integral oil drip pan.
  • Two bladed folding propellers.
  • Dual engine controls at helm station. Remote start at engine controls.
  • Fuel tanks: Total 80 gallons in two aluminium tanks. Fuel gauge site glass fitted.
  • Water intakes for engines protected by external strainer & filter. ( 1 per engine)
  • Twin primary water separator / fuel filters, secondary engine fuel filters, jacketed fuel lines.
  • Console mounted engine instruments with electric tachometers, engine monitoring & warning systems, engine hour meters.
Deck Details
  • Aluminium Hatches & portholes (10 in total)
  • 4 x Forward Hatches 475mm x 475mm (Gebo)
  • 2 x Mid cabin hatches 475mm x 475mm (Gebo)
  • 1 x Port Bathroom window hatch 500mm x 375mm (Gebo)
  • 1 x Galley window hatch 500mm x 375mm (Gebo)
  • 1 x Aft Cabin window hatch 500mm x 375mm (Gebo)
  • Fibreglass Deck Hatches:
  • Forward anchor & storage hatches x 5
  • Cockpit storage hatches x 2
  • 6 x Docking cleats. Each side : bow, stern & amidships.
  • 1 x Heavy duty mooring cleat on forward walkway.
  • Ventilation: 1 x Cabin vent.
  • Mast base turning blocks. All halyards & sail controls to cockpit.
  • 10 x Rope clutches - Spinlock brand.
  • Sheet winches : 2 x Harken ST46ST.
  • Stanchions/Rails: High quality stanchions, bow rails and stern rails with 3 life-lines. 700mm high to meet Australian survey requirements..
  • 2 x transom access gates with pelican hook releases.
  • 2 x side access gates with pelican hook releases.
  • Aft swim ladder : folding stainless aft swim ladder.
Additional Description
  • Twin steering compasses.
  • Raytheon ST60 Tridata : Log, speed, depth.
  • VHF Radio
Mast / Boom / Sails
  • Aluminium mast and boom.
  • Single Spreader, 7/8 rig.
  • Standing Rigging - Forestay 3/8 (10mm) 1 x 19 Dieform wire.
  • Sidestays 3/8 (10mm) 1 x 19 Dieform wire
  • Diamonds 5/16 (8mm) 1 x 19 Dieform wire.
  • All fitted with Sealock turnbuckles and end fittings.
  • Halyards - Main halyard: 10 mm Spectra rope : Heavy duty shackle.
  • Genoa halyard: 8 mm Spectra rope. Heavy duty shackle.
  • Topping lift: 8 mm rope, Heavy duty shackle.
  • Spinnaker Halyard: 10mm rope with snap-shackle spliced to end.
  • Boom outhaul.
  • 2 x mainsail reefing lines fitted.
  • All halyards, reefing lines to be lead back to cockpit through turning blocks, rope clutches (Spinlock).
  • Sheet Winches: 2 x Harken ST46ST?s.
  • Fully battened mainsail. Triple stitched reinforced construction. Luff adjustable batten end caps. Fibreglass sail battens. Roller bearing batten cars.
  • Stack-Pack & lazy jack system.
  • Self-tacking headsail. Profurl headsail furler. Curved headsail traveller track with end stops. Control line to cockpit.
Anchoring / Mooring
  • Electric anchor winch with chain & gypsy. Located under locker to give clean deck. Winch is Muir HR1200 COUGAR with 1000 watt motor. Primary anchor is 35 lb CQR type with 50 mtrs x 8mm short link galvanised chain.
  • Primary anchor is stored in a specially designed anchor roller under the forward beam.
  • Anchor winch has foot switch at the winch plus a remote up / down control at the helm station.
  • 3 x PVC Inflatable Fenders
  • 4 x Mooring lines (each 15 metres x 14mm).

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The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. Buyer should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht, and should instruct his agents, or his surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

Broker Details

Mark Miner

Yacht & Ship Broker
415-290-1347 - mobile
510-254-3665 - office
3300 Powell St., Ste 105
Emeryville, CA 94608

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