2005 Rodman 38

Rodman 38 - Description

2005 Rodman 38 Yacht with Twin Volvo D6 310hp diesel engines on shaft drive. The Rodman 38 is a compact cruiser, with a big boat feel. The ideal family cruiser, featuring two good sized cabins with 4 permanent berths and comfortable saloon seating. Being a Rodman, the 38 is naturally robust with excellent sea keeping. Natalia Benz features a number of handy extras, to include both bow and stern thrusters for easy manoeuvring, Starlink satellite internet access and TV in the main saloon. UK VAT paid, currently located in Alderney. Viewing by appointment.


Engines and Electrical

  • 2 x Volvo D6 310hp inboard diesel engines on shaft drive
  • Engine hours, port: 766, stbd: 763
  • Bow thruster
  • Stern thruster
  • Independent engine-cooling systems
  • 4 bladed bronze propellers x 2
  • Freshwater intake point in the engine compartment
  • Natural and forced ventilation in engine compartment, with fans and extractors
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Electro-hydraulic trim tabs
  • 2 stainless steel fuel tanks – total capacity 940L
  • 12 V main panel
  • 4 x upgraded new batteries
  • 12 V/60 battery charger
  • Earthing with 16-amp connectors
  • Interior lighting and regulation navigation lights
  • Galvanic isolator


Hull and Deck

  • Cockpit shower
  • 1000w electric windlass
  • 6 stainless steel cleats
  • Windscreen wipers
  • Pulpit, handholds and handrails in polished stainless steel tubing
  • Aluminium bathing ladder
  • Stainless steel contour strip
  • Laminated-glass front windows and tempered-glass sliding side windows
  • Stainless steel aft bulkhead with SECURIT glass.
  • Cockpit with built-in access stairway to flybridge with teakwood steps
  • GRP  seat aft of cockpit, with lockers and cushions.
  • Transom gate
  • Snap davits for dinghy
  • N.B. the cockpit canvas cover pictured has suffered wind damage and is not offered as part of the sale
  • FLYBRIDGE: Double helm seats. Upholstered U-shaped sofa-dinette with height-adjustable table. Service unit fitted with small sink. Generously sized solarium aft. GRP radar arch. Bow/side windshields



  • OWNER’S CABIN: Carpeted GRP floors. Double berth with storage drawer. Wardrobe with interior lighting and clothes hanging unit. General and reading light fittings. Ceiling hatch. Cherrywood furniture and doors. Circular ceiling hatch. 2 opening portlights.
  • OWNER’S CABIN BATHROOM: GRP walls, floor and ceiling. CORIAN countertop and washbasin. Independent partitioned shower. Complete set of bathroom accessories. Monoblock mixer taps. Mirror. Opening portlight. Vacuum-operated WC.
  • GUEST CABIN: Carpeted GRP floors. Cherrywood furniture and doors. 2 single bunks. Wardrobe. Central berthside table. General and reading light fittings. Access to the helm control panel. Opening portlight. GUEST BATHROOM: GRP walls, floor and ceiling. CORIAN countertop and washbasin. Shower unit. Complete set of bathroom accessories. Monoblock mixer taps. Mirror. Opening portlight. Vacuum-operated WC.
  • STEERING POSITION: GRP console (two heights). Double steering seat. Electrical control panel Full set of engine controls and indicators.
  • GALLEY: Cherrywood units with panelled appliances. Stainless steel sink. CORIAN worktop. Vitroceramic hob with 2 hotplates. Wooden floor. Synthetic countertop. Fridge. Microwave.
  • DINETTE: U-shaped sofa. Cherrywood furniture. Serving unit on the portside. Two integrated armchairs. Table. General lighting. Radio-CD player with loudspeakers suitable for outside
  • Eberspacher heating
  • Vacuum-operated black water system, with pump, vacuum generators for each WC, and storage tank fitted with an anti-odour filter. 106L holding tank.
  • Electric water heater with hot water storage
  • 2 pressurised aluminium freshwater tanks – total capacity 400L


Navigation and electronics

  • VHF – Icom (main helm), Icom commandmic (flybridge)
  • GPS/Chartplotter/Multi-function display: Raymarine Axiom 12 (main helm), Raymarine E80 (flybridge)
  • Autopilot: RaymarineST70
  • Radar: Raymarine Quantum
  • Raymarine Tri data: Speed, log, depth
  • Compass at both helms
  • Navigation lights
  • Horn




  • 3 submersible pumps, automatically activated, with alarm
  • Manual bailing pump in engine compartment
  • Flybridge, cockpit and deck scupper system
  • Life raft
  • Automatic fire extinguisher in engine room
  • Manual Fire Extinguishers


Additional Equipment

  • Telemax 3 man Dinghy 2.5m with oars
  • Torqeedo electric outboard

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.



Overall length: 11.8m
Hull beam: 3.91m
Max. displacement: 11200kg
Fuel capacity: 940 litres
Engine: 2 x Volvo Penta D6 310hp EVC
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