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A SIGMA 38 S&S MASTHEAD CRUISER / RACER ( Sail Number 87 ) designed by Sparkman & Stephens, New York and built in 1967 by Cheoy Lee Shipyard, Hong Kong


Boat Details

Overall Length: 38ft 6ins (11.68m)
Waterline: 27ft 6ins (8.38m)
Beam: 10ft (3.12m)
Draught: 5ft 8ins (1.80m)
Displacement: 12 Tons TM
Engine: 27hp Volvo Penta Diesel
Berths: 5
Sail: 662 sq. ft. (61.5 sq. m.)
Designer: Olin Stephens
Builder: Cheoy Lee of Hong Kong
Year Built: 1967
Location: Cyprus


Olin Stephens needs little introduction as one of the 20th Century’s leading yacht designers working in partnership in New York as Sparkman & Stephens. Many yachts built to their designs have won practically every International Racing event including, a good many times the America’s Cup.

The S&S 38 design dates from 1967 and incorporates a fin and skeg profile which offers excellent sailing performance within a quality built yacht by the well known Cheoy Lee Shipyard in Hong Kong.

Goblin , sail number 87 was first launched in 1967 in the ownership of R McAulay and registered in Hong Kong, official number 317742. In the mid 1970’s C J Bushe of Kowloon became the next registered owner. In the late 1980’s the current owners bought Goblin sailing principally, in recent years from Cyprus.

GRP moulded hull and decks with recent epoxy treatment below the waterline and April 2014 antifoul. Scrubbed teak rail, cockpit coamings and trim, recently refurbished.

Original interior with teak faced joinery offering accommodation for five.
Saloon with two settee berths, drop-leaf cabin table incorporating wine rack, two quarter berths and pilot berth.
Full sized chart table to the port hand aft.
L shaped starboard galley with Kerosine cooker, sink with hand pump and ice box.
Generous forepeak with sail stowage and chain locker.
Heads compartment with marine wc and corner wash basin and vanity unit.
Aft cockpit with locker seating, lazarette, tiller steering.
27hp VOLVO PENTA DIESEL ENGINE, fitted in 1994, maximum 50 hours only.
5-6 knots cruising speed. 30 gallons fuel capacity. 12 volt battery.
40 gallons freshwater capacity.
Engine run monthly and water flushed through system once a month.
Keel stepped aluminium mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging. Profurl forestay.


Folding wooden boarding ladder.
2 external bilge pumps
Manual bilge pump, galley.
1 new battery switch.
Cork place mats,Glasses, cutlery, crockery, mixed assortment.
Collapsable bucket
1 fire blanket, 5 fire extinguishers.
Clock, barometer.
Fan Parallel ruler, set square, etc.
Assortment of engine spares, e.g. filters, injectors.
Various blocks and fittings.
New boot for mast to deck fitting.
Variety pilots,charts.
Assortment of tools.
2 plastic sextants in cases.
Hand bearing compass.
VHF icom.
Knotmaster trailing log in case.
Seafarer trailing log.
2 spare Seafarer depth sounders.
Depth sounder.
Wind instrument.
Emergency VHF aerial.
Aluminium radar reflector in pack, new Mixed flare pack, out of dateLife raft, out of date.Epirb.out of date.
2 sets overgear.
4 safety harnesses, 6 life jackets.
Dan buoy.
Drogue anchor.
Inflateable rubber dinghy.
Various storm sails, Trysail, Spinnaker, 3 spare mainsails, Main sail, 2 genoas, new Genoa sheets.
2 wooden glass holders for cockpit. Cockpit cushions.
Stern hatch cover, canvas winch covers, canvas main cabin awning, canvas fore peak awning, canvas
winch handles.
Jack staff and ensign.
Assortment of fenders, mooring lines.
Boat hook.
Whisker pole.


A popular cruiser / racer design by the legendary naval architect Olin Stephens, built by the famous Cheoy Lee Shipyard. In the same ownership for over twenty-five years and offered for sale due to retiring from sailing. A good uncomplicated, British registered S&S 38, in original condition and ready to sail this season.

Goblin is located on the Island of Cyprus, an ideal base for exploring the Mediterranean and beyond.

LYING: Cyprus
Tel: +44 (0)1905-356482 / 07949-095075