Sailing yachts

38′ Silvers Motor Yacht

(REF: 17874)


  • Designer: Bain, John
  • Builder: Silver's of Rosneath, Scotland
  • Year: 1958
  • Location: North East England
  • Length on deck: 38'
  • Beam: 10.8'
  • Draft: 4.2'

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Wooden Ships Comments on this 38′ Silvers Motor yacht 

38′ Silvers motor yacht designed by John Bain and built by Silvers of Rosneath in 1958.  Typical of Silvers she is a comfortable and pretty yacht with a raised foredeck giving increased headroom below decks.

Currently in a long experienced ownership, she has had a lot of work carried out in recent years including new wiring, refurbishment of the deck and continued cosmetic work.

A very pretty yacht in a manageable size, used regularly and complete with everything required for coastal cruising

 38′ Silvers Motor Yacht


Planked in Mahogany all copper rivet fastened to sawn oak frames with steamed oak intermediate timbers.

Solid yacht laid teak deck screw fastened to the deck beams

Mahogany faced plywood superstructure with a centre wheelhouse and fore and aft coach roofs.



Twin Thornycroft 154 60hp 4cyl diesels.

Stainless steel shafts with handed 3 blade bronze propellers

Two 50 gallon steel fuel tanks

One 150 gallon water tank.

Recent new wiring throughout the boat.  12v/240v systems with shore power installation.  Portable petrol Honda generator.



6 berths

Large spacious wheelhouse with a helm position to port.  Seating at the aft with a  varnished drop leaf table

Centreline access to the aft cabin with twin berths and a heads compartment.  Baby Blake sea toilet and porcelain hand basin.

Saloon cabin access from forward end of wheelhouse with a galley at the aft end.  Pullman type saloon settee berths with backs that pull up to give four single berths in total.

Storage area in the forepeak usually houses the portable generator.

Galley has been replaced recently with a gimballed gas Nelson stove with oven and grill.  Pressurised hot and cold water.


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