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1998 Hallberg-Rassy 39

Hamble, Hampshire


"Caladh III" is for sale by her long term owners who have enjoyed cruising her for the past 15 years.

The Hallberg-Rassy 39 provides plenty of extra room on decks and down below making life onboard a real pleasure. She has exceptional sea keeping characteristics and will consistently return  impressive passage making speeds.

Calladh III is a very tidy yacht throughout with sound decks and beautifully kept interior joinery, a hallmark of this famous brand. Viewing recommended.



Basic Boat Info

Price: £139,950 (Sale Pending)
Tax Status: Paid
Make: Hallberg-Rassy
Model: 39
Year: 1998
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Hallberg-Rassy
Designer: Germán Frers
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: SE-HRM39121I798
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 39'0 ft / 11.89 m
Length Overall: 40'1 ft / 12.22 m
Waterline Length: 32 ft / 9.75 m
Beam: 12'4 ft / 3.75 m
Max Draft: 6'1 ft / 1.86 m
Min Draft: 6'1 ft / 1.85 m
Displacement: 10,000 kg
Cabin Headroom: 6'6 ft / 1.98 m
Ballast: 4,200 kg
Single Berths: 3
Double Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Rope Cutter: true
  • Model: MD22P
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 57hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1998
Displacement Type: Dry Load


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 395 L
Fuel Tank Material: Stainless Steel
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 450 L
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 70 L
Holding Tank Material: Stainless Steel


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Cruisers, Sloop, Center Cockpit


Transworld Yachts
Transworld Yachts are the Hallberg-Rassy dealer for the UK and Ireland specialising in new and used boat sales. We also manage refit and repair projects and carry a range of spare parts and yacht accessories. You can visit us at Hamble Point Marina which is situated at the mouth of the Hamble River, you can phone us on +44 (0) 2380 454000 or visit our website at:
Transworld Yachts Sailing Ltd


Hamble Point Office
Hamble Point Marina School Lane, Hamble
Southampton, GB, SO31 4JD
Tel:+44 (0)23 8045 4000


Fitted out in traditional Hallberg-Rassy style. Silk varnished mahogany woodwork throughout. Removable carpet on top of teak flooring with holly inlay. Curtains to all portlights and hatches. Mahogany slatting laid just off the GRP, all bunk tops drilled and locker doors louvred. This provides a constant flow of air through the boat minimising condensation. Webasto Airtop 32D diesel-fired warm air cabin heater.

L-shaped settee berth to port with storage behind backrests. Straight berth to starboard with storage behind backrest and beneath berth. Above both backrests there are lockers and shelves. Dropleaf table in centre of saloon with opening centre section for bottle stowage. Saloon headroom 1.98m (6' 6").

Double stainless steel sink. White laminate work surfaces with all round fiddle rail. Two burner gas stove with oven on gimbals. 12v Frigomatic refrigeration unit in top-loading insulated cool box. Hot & cold pressurised water via mixer tap. Drawers & cupboards for crockery, cutlery & saucepans, etc. Stowage under sinks for waste bin.

Forward facing chart table with full size chart stowage & navigation instruments. Drawers, stowage under seat. Red chart table light, binocular rack. Behind navigator's seat there are further stowage lockers. Electric switch panel with voltmeter, fuel & water gauges. Engine room double door access opposite. 

Porcelain sink with hot & cold pressurised water. Shower curtain & teak grating. 12v shower waste water pump. Stainless steel holding tank, 70 litre capacity, in cupboard behind Jabsco marine toilet. Storage above & below sink. Mirror. Opening portlight & ceiling hatch. Ventilator. Headroom 1.88m (6’ 2”). Opposite heads compartment is a small bench seat & hanging locker.

Double berth to starboard & single to  port. Length of berths 2.15m, width 1.1m & 0.68m. Small seat separating berths. Infill cushion to create huge sleeping area aft. Mirror. Headroom directly under opening ceiling hatch is 1.84m (6'). Storage below berths for batteries. 2 hanging lockers to port. Brass reading lamps.

V-berth with infill cushion. Ample stowage below berths for sails & other storage items. Lockers above berths. Small vanity unit to starboard & hanging lockers. Opening ceiling hatch & portlights. Brass reading lamps. Headroom 1.87m (6’ 1½”).

Mechanical and Electrical Systems

Volvo Penta MD22 57HP 4 cylinder fresh water cooled diesel engine
Last engine service March 2019
Wheel steering with single lever engine control
Engine control cable replaced 2018
Stainless steel shaft with 3 bladed propeller (new 2011)
Cutlass bearing renewed 2018
Stern shaft seal replaced 2018
55A alternator with Adverc intelligent voltage regulator
Vetus raw water filter fitted & raw water pipework replaced 2012
Heat exchanger cleaned/flushed 2012
Webasto Airtop 32D diesel heater
Spurs rope cutter
Electric bilge pump
Manual bilge pump
Pressurised freshwater system to galley, heads & transom shower
230v shore power system with ring main, immersion heater & 25A battery charger
Maxpower 8HP bowthruster
2 fuel tanks, total capacity 395 litres
2 fresh water tanks, total capacity 450 litres
40 litre hot water calorifier

Electric switch panel at chart table with voltmeter, diesel & fuel gauges
12v sockets in aft cabin, saloon, forward cabin & cockpit
3 x 140Ah Varta service batteries - new 2012
1 x 140Ah Varta engine start battery - new 2012
2 x 32W solar flexible panels with regulators fitted 2005
Wiring & regulator for 40W semi flexible solar panel updated 2014

Spars and Sails

Double spreader sloop rig by Seldén Mast AB
All standing rigging replaced, including backstay insulators, in 2012
Mast & booms checked, worn items replaced in 2012
Seldén Furlex 300S headsail reefing & furling system
Seldén RCB (round circulating ballbearings) cars serviced in 2012 on mainsail track
Stackpack system with lazyjacks
Cutterstay with running backstays, halyard, sheets & extra cars
Spinnaker pole stowed on mast with topping lift
Spinnaker halyard winch
Boom preventer
Wichard hooks at gooseneck
Double turning blocks plus jammers fitted in 2005
Hasselfors bottlescrews with aluminium protection tubes
Seldén backstay tensioner
Insulated backstay with cable to nav station

Fully battened mainsail with 3 reefs by Elvstrøm Sails
Furling working jib bElvstrøm Sails
Furling genoa by Ratsey & Lapthorne
Cruising chute
Storm jib
Mainsail & genoa serviced & valeted in 2018/19

Deck Equipment

Teak laid side decks & coachroof
Stainless steel stemhead fitting with double bow rollers
Electric anchor winch with footswitches on foredeck
45lb CQR anchor with 70m 8mm chain
Self draining chain locker
Danforth anchor and warp
Stainless steel stanchions & double guardwires
Entry gates port & starboard
Mast pulpits (Granny bars)
Brass protection strips to all mooring & spring cleats
Lewmar 54 CST self tailing genoa sheet winches
Lewmar 30 CST self tailing mainsheet winches
Outboard bracket on pushpit
Teak pushpit seats
Large cockpit locker
Gas locker on starboard side deck with room for 2 x 6kg gas bottles
Lazarette on aft deck
Integral bathing platform with boarding ladder
International navigation lights
Combined tricolour/anchor light at masthead
Deck light
Cockpit cushions
Cockpit table
Hatch covers (New 2018)
Fixed windscreen with opening centre section
Sprayhood with extension to cover entire cockpit, (New 2017/18)
Various warps & fenders
Boat hooks

Navigation Equipment

Suunto steering compass with light
Autohelm ST7000 autopilot with Type 1 linear drive
Raytheon R70 radar with scanner on mast
Autohelm Navcentre 300 chart plotter
Autohelm GPS antenna
Autohelm ST50 sailing instruments - Speed, Depth, Wind, Multi & Navdata
Simrad RD68 DSC VHF
VHF antenna at masthead
VHF extension speaker in cockpit
Navtex Nav 4 (paper print)
Blue Spot stereo radio/CD player with speakers in saloon & cockpit


Zodiac C260S 2.6m inflatable dinghy

Safety Equipment

Seago 4 man liferaft (Service due July 2019)
Firdell Blipper radar reflector
Jackstays in webbing on deck
3 x Wichard harness attachment points in cockpit
Various fire extinguishers
Automatic fire extinguisher in engine room
Fire blanket
2 x horseshoe lifebuoys with lights
Emergency tiller


The boat is delivered with a CE certificate and a CE plaque for category A (unlimited ocean voyages).

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Transworld Yachts are the Hallberg-Rassy dealer for the UK and Ireland specialising in new and used boat sales.  We also manage refit and repair projects and carry a range of spare parts and yacht accessories. You can visit us at Hamble Point Marina which is situated at the mouth of the Hamble River, you can phone us on +44 (0) 2380 454000 or visit our website at:

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