Rival 38A for sale, 1979, long distance proven English built and ready for Bluewater Cruising. Yachting Monthly Magazine, "a no-nonsense, go anywhere, deep water cruising yacht...reliability and ruggedness."
Survey completed by A.B.Y.C. Surveyor in 2010: "No blisters or osmosis, no structural failures or defects." Beautiful teak interior.
I am a private seller and have this Priced to SELL to a serious buyer! Last year same model, same size sold for over $90,000.
Two Rivals are listed in the $70,000 price range on YachtWorld. Best priced Rival on market.
Once owned by Tania Aebi's father and Pathfinder's Mediterranean voyage is described in the book 'Maiden Voyage' (have supporting documents).
2007 Custom Neil Pryde White 130% Genoa (Navy color Sunbrella suncover, foam luff)
Extra Set of backup sails (include Neil Pryde Mainsail and 150% Genoa Sail)
Spinnaker Pole and Asymmetrical Spinaker, Stainless steel standing rigging and
Detachable inner forestay (replaced 2007)
Profurl roller reefing
ENGINE: 36 HP fresh-water cooled diesel Bukh Engine (Danish engine known for high standards, reliability and used on Lifeboats)
Sunbrella Binimi and Dodger on Stainless Steel Frame custom made in 2007 in Navy
35# CQR Anchor
35# Delta Anchor
Headroom in the saloon is 6ft 3in.
Keel with internal ballast and skeg mounted rudder
40 gallon stainless steel fuel tank
75 gallon stainless steel water tank and an additional 30 gallon bladder
Blake Lavac head
Rack and pinion steering with teakwood wheel
Lots of teak and well designed for off shore use.
The galley has well-thought-out storage.
The chart table is larger then most with a chart stowage (1,150mmx675mm/46inx27in)
Built to Lloyd's+100A1 with Certificate
Yachting Monthly Magazine, "offering a very comfortable motion and the ability to hang on to her working, canvas well into Force 5. She is reported to be directionally highly stable and easy on the helm, especially of the wind."