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Dale Nelson 38

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Dale Nelson

Brunel Quay
Pembrokeshire, SA73 1PY
United Kingdom
01646 600380

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Make Dale
Model Nelson 38
Year 2019
Condition New
Price Request Price
Type Power
Class Cruiser (Power)
Length 12.12 m
Hull Material Fibreglass
LOA 12.12 m
Beam 3.75 m
Max Draft 1.24 m
Dry Weight 26455.47 lb
Fuel Tanks 87.18 gal
Fresh Water Tanks 25.1 gal


The boat that's valued by those who know the sea.

So much has been written about the sea keeping abilities of the DALE Nelson 38 and the sheer quality and finish of the DALE build, it seems superfluous for us to say more...

The Nelson 38 has a commanding external helm position supplemented by a covered chart area.

From blanket drawers in the cabins to a cutlery drawer in the galley, from chart stowage and a drinks cabinet in the wheelhouse, the stowage can be designed and built to the owner’s exact specification.

Sociable area for a snack, quiet escape to read a book, or ready for a three course meal for the whole crew – the extending table makes this area ideal for a multitude of purposes.

The aft cabin version of the DALE Nelson 38 boasts a private and spacious master cabin with ensuite toilet and shower.

The DALE engineers pay particular attention to the small details that make a big difference to experienced sea-goers – fuel tanks run the length of the hull so they enhance rather than detract from stability, hull sides and stringers are fully sound proofed, engine rooms feature kind-to-the-knees rubber matting in place of harsh checker plate, through hull fittings are fitted with engraved labels.


  • Teak decking
  • Deck fittings:
  • Bruce anchor in stemhead carrier
  • 50 metres anchor chain
  • 3 pairs stainless steel mooring bollards
  • Electric windlass
  • Gas locker set into side decks
  • Navigation lights to International Standards
  • Anchor light
  • Stainless steel rail to aft deck with fender baskets
  • Stanchions
  • Mast
  • Boat hook,4 fenders & 2 mooring lines
  • Horn
  • Teak boarding platform with stainless steel boarding ladder and swim ladder


  • One pair GRP saloon doors opening into cockpit
  • Cockpit lockers
  • Watertight access hatch to cockpit sole

Exterior Helm

  • Helmsmans seat
  • Navigators seat
  • Electronic engine controls
  • Engine instruments
  • Repeater for depth sounder/speedo
  • Aft deck lockers/seating with cushions
  • Aft deck seating infil
  • Aft deck dodgers

Wheelhouse and Saloon

  • Helmsmans position with comprehensive instrumentation
  • Electronic engine controls
  • Helmsmans seat
  • Drinks locker
  • L-shaped sofa
  • Navigator_s seat
  • Chart stowage
  • Chart light
  • Hydraulic steering
  • 3 windscreen wipers
  • Windscreen washers to all forward screens
  • Battery voltage meter
  • Fuel gauges
  • Freshwater gauge
  • VHF radio with DSC facility
  • Depth Sounder & Speedo/log


Owner's Cabin (Aft Cabin Version Only)

  • Double berth
  • Lockers and shelves
  • Skylight hatch with flyscreen blind
  • Hanging locker
  • Dressing table with mirror

Aft toilet room and shower (aft cabin version)

  • Wash basin with pressurised hot and cold water
  • Shower & WC
  • Lockers and shelves
  • Mirror

Fore Cabin

  • Twin vee berths
  • Hanging locker
  • Forward lockers and side shelves
  • Skylight hatch with flyscreen/blind

Forward toilet room and shower

  • Wash basin with pressurised hot and
  • Cold water
  • Shower & WC
  • Lockers and shelves
  • Mirror

Dinette and Galley

  • U-shaped settee with table that can be lowered to form a berth
  • Lockers and bookshelf
  • Galley with 2 burner hob and oven
  • Sink with pressurised hot and cold water
  • Electric refrigerator
  • Skylight hatch
  • Stowage lockers
  • Glass and china racks


  • Twin engines,flexibly mounted
  • 2 fuel filters
  • Sea water filters
  • 2 alternators
  • Centre line fuel tanks
  • Automatic fire extinguisher


  • 240V AC distribution system including 40A battery charger and connection to hot water tank immersion heater and shore power
  • 240V plug points to cabins, galley and wheelhouse
  • Diesel cabin heater
  • Curtains and fitted carpets throughout
  • Timber grab handles
  • Manual bilge pump
  • 3 x automatic electric bilge pumps
  • Holding tank connected to forward toilet with overboard deck and underwater discharge
  • Gas system with regulator
  • Gas alarm with automatic shut off
  • Trim tabs
  • Handheld fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • Emergency steering
  • Sacrificial anode system
  • Epoxy coating to hull
  • Antifouling

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Manufactured By:

Dale Nelson

Brunel Quay
Pembrokeshire, SA73 1PY
United Kingdom
01646 600380

View All Models

Manufactured By:

Dale Nelson

Brunel Quay
Pembrokeshire, SA73 1PY
United Kingdom
01646 600380

View All Models



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