We are excited to offer this Aquafibre 38 centre cockpit cruiser for sale. This spacious 8 berth cruiser is a fantastic choice for families and is equipped with all the essentials for holidays on the Broads. This clean and tidy example has been in private ownership for a handful of years now and is a credit to its current owners

Key Features

  • Shore Power
  • Warm Air Heating
  • Battery Charger
  • 2 Toilets & Showers
  • BSSC 2025
  • Current River Toll 2022/23
  • New Steering
  • New Upholstery

About this Boat

‘Glenda II’ is a popular style centre cockpit river cruiser offering comfortable accommodation for 8 with 2 toilets and 2 showers.

The current owners have incorporated many improvements including, 2 new batteries, new upholstery, wheel & steering cables, an intelligent battery charger, fenders, curtains and many extras.

Steps lead down into the aft well with sliding doors to the main entrance, this is a nice area to be seated whilst cruising and provides that extra protection for families with pets or smaller children.

Going forward, you will enter the open-plan aft saloon with luxury L-shaped seating and the option to create a double. The open-plan living area features the well-fitted galley to the port side and comprises 4 ring gas hob, cooker/grill, stainless steel sink & drainer, hot/cold taps, filtered tap, electric fridge, a microwave and ample storage and worktop space.

There is an immense sized toilet and shower room, with a full wetroom design, a pump-out toilet to holding tank and a washbasin.

In the centre cockpit, there is a sliding roof with a manual winch for open-air living and alfresco dining, new curtains, raised helm seat with excellent visibility, a portable dining table and good storage space. The comfortable ‘L’ shaped seating will seat up to four passengers and has recently benefitted from new upholstery and can make an extra double berth.

Steps from the saloon lead down to a separate double cabin with a permanent double berth, the second toilet and shower room, and the forward cabin with V berths in the bows, these all have opening doors for extra privacy.

Fitted with an economical Nanni diesel engine on a shaft. ‘Glenda II’ is also equipped with shore power, an inverter, battery charger, warm air heating, TV and stereo.

This will make an ideal family river cruiser or even a liveaboard. Very well suited to the Norfolk Broads, and the low air draft gives more opportunity for extended cruising.

‘Glenda II’ has a Boat Safety Scheme Certificate valid until Jan 2025. Current River Toll 2022/23 has been paid.

Waterside Marine Sales LLP normally act as Broker for the Vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars, the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute part of any contract.

A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and to have at his/her own expense a survey carried out by a qualified surveyor to check the condition and description of the boat thoroughly prior to completing the purchase.

Deposits paid prior to the survey taking place, are non-refundable, except for when the surveyor discovers a severe material defect.

Waterside Marine Sales LLP cannot be held responsible for any fault that is found with a boat after it has been purchased.

A buyer may have redress to his or her surveyor, if the fault that is found was missed when the survey was carried out.


Name Aquafibre 38 - Glenda II
Manufacturer Aquafibre
Model 38 Centre Cockpit
Year Built 1986
Engine Nanni
Construction GRP
Drive Shaft
Fuel Type Diesel
Berths 8
Length 38ft
Beam 12ft
Air Draft 6ft 8"
Draft 2ft 5"

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