"Out of the Blue" is a very well equipped Dale Nelson 38', with the ability to cope with most sea conditions. She offers spacious accommodation for 7 in four cabins, with en suite facilities to the forward and after cabins. Only rarely do Dale Nelson 38's come on the market and "Out of the Blue" is probably the best example available at the present time.
7 berths in four cabins. The interior of the vessel is finished in limed oak with alcantara head linings and cream curtains. The upholstery is finished in dark blue. Hot and cold water at all 3 basins & Eberspatcher heating throughout.
The Fore Cabin has two single berths port and starboard, which can be made into a double with the addition of an infill.
The Forward Heads has moulded surfaces, which are easy to keep clean, and is fitted with a manual sea toilet, shower and washbasin with mixer tap with hot and cold pressurised water supply.
Lower Saloon with dinette with U-shaped seating to port, which with the table lowered, converts to a double berth. Opposite is the Galley area with timber slatted boarding to coachroof side. The
galley worktop is “Wilsonart” moulded corian sink with a raised fiddle. Colour : Beige Tempest. SMEV two burner gas cooker with oven and grill. 65 litre capacity refrigerator. (Fridge 1 of 2)
The Wheelhouse With Helm and Navigators seats port and starboard. Foot rests for both seats.
Helm to port with comprehensive instrumentation and engine controls to hand. L shaped settee / berth to port, with stowage under. Second fridge under pilot seat 65L. (Fridge 2 of 2)
Aft Cabin with massive 7ft. long double berth to starboard. Individual reading lights above berth. To port, aft is the dressing table with drawer and locker beneath. Fitted with a manual sea toilet, shower and wash basin with mixer tap with hot and cold pressurised water supply.
On deck. Outside helm position to port with cushioned helmsman’s seat with back and armrests,firmly fixed to the spacious aft laid teak deck. Cushions across full width of stern. Large teak slatted bathing platform on stern with fold down swim ladder. Stainless steel boarding ladder with teak treads. Sprint 1500 electric anchor winch with foot controls at winch and remote operation from outside helm position.
Navigation & Deck Equipment
Magnetic compasses at both helm positions. Sailor RT 4801 GMDSS VHF R/T with loudspeaker at outside helm. Raymarine log/speed with repeater at outside helm. Raymarine depth sounder with repeater at outside helm. Raymarine wind speed/direction. Raymarine E 120 radar/colour chart plotter at outside helm (new 2008) and New Raydome. Raymarine E 80 radar/colour chart plotter at inside helm (new 2008). Raymarine autopilot(New 2008). Navtex 4 Plus weather fax and Prosser weather trend barometer.
Sprint 1500 electric anchor windlass. 20 Kg. Bruce anchor with 50m. Calibrated 9.8mm galvanised chain.
“Weaver” snap davits. Stainless steel bow roller. Stainless steel mooring bollards and cleats. Warps and fenders.
Safety and other Equipments
Navigation lights to International standards. Anchor light. Fire extinguishers and fire blanket in galley.
Seafire engine room automatic fire extinguishing system. Throwing line. 2 X Horseshoe type lifebelts. 6-person liferaft, canister type (new in 2014). Spurs type rope cutters. 5 X submersible electric bilge pumps with automatic switches. Manual bilge pump. Bilge water alarm system in engine room. Searchlight.
Electro-hydraulic trim tabs with controls at upper & lower helm positions. Trim tab indicators at upper and lower helm positions. Small teak table. Electric clock. Removable mosquito screens for portholes. 2HP Yamaha outboard motor with plinth. Inflatable dinghy. Complete set of galley cutlery, chinaware, glasses and pots & pans. Engine spares, oil and coolant and fuel additives.
Assorted spares and fuses. Blue windscreen and exterior helm console covers. Eberspatcher D5L ducted air heating system.