Corby 38

£99,000 (Tax Paid)

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  • 2000 Corby 38
  • 2000 Corby 38
  • 2000 Corby 38
  • 2000 Corby 38
  • 2000 Corby 38
  • 2000 Corby 38
  • 2000 Corby 38
  • 2000 Corby 38
  • 2000 Corby 38
  • 2000 Corby 38
  • 2000 Corby 38
  • 2000 Corby 38
Built in 2000, to the designs of John Corby, 'Rockall IV' (ex Gloves Off) immediately began winning races.
16 years on and two extensive refit's under her belt she is still hoarding the silverware.
A complete overhaul in 2008 & 2014 reset's the age clock to new once again and with a hugely optimised sail inventory she is winning races on ORC and IRC alike.
A seriously competitive machine at a rock bottom price.
Get in touch to learn her life story.

Location: Kiel
Listing office: Ancasta Raceboats

£99,000 (Tax Paid)

Boat Details

Make: Corby
Model: 38
Year: 2000
LOA: 38ft/12m
Class: Performance Sail
Hull: Foam Core Epoxy
Keel: Fin Keel
Rig: Sloop
Engine: Single Diesel
Layout: Aft Cockpit
Berths: 6
Ancasta Ref: 30763
Vessel Name: Rockall IV


ROCKALL IV , IRC/ORC Corby 38, ex Gloves Off

Built in 2000 by Vision Yachts for Colm Barrington to replace his extremely successful Corby 30 Velvet Glove.

Foam/kevlar/glass construction and lead T keel.
Overall class winner at Cowes Week, Cork Week, Scottish Week, plus recent German IRC & ORC.

Shape tweaked in 2008 by Corby Yachts plus new keel with low VCG for IRC optimisation.
Then extensively refitted again in 2014 for current owners who has used the boat on ORC and IRC circuit to equalling degrees of success.

2014 refit including a COMPLETE cosmetic overhaul.

ORC GPH 568.5
IRC: TCC 1.115
Displacement: 5640kg

ROCKALL IV has a two-spreader Carbon mast and boom arrangement, which were resprayed from top to bottom in 2014.

As part of the optimisation process, the symmetrical spinnaker pole was removed and the installation of a new, fixed bowsprit took place to allow for the asymmetric spinnaker setup.

New rod standing rigging and composite backstay in 2014 refit.
Hydraulic systems completely serviced - 2014
LED navigation lights and LED Tri-colour.
New headstay foil.
Highest Quality Ropes from MAFFOLI - New 2014

Entire new sail inventory from NORTH SAILS in 2014

• Mainsail 3Di 780 (Dyneema / Carbon)
• Jib 1 light 3DL 680 (70:30 Aramid / Carbon)
• Jib 2 medium 3Di 780 (Dyneema / Carbon)
• Jib 3 heavy 3Di 780 (Dyneema / Carbon)
• Jib 4 OSR Max 3DL 860 (50:50 Cabon / aramid)
• Jip Top 3 DL 600 S (Yellow Aramid)
• Genoa staysail 3DL 600S (Yellow Aramid)
• spinnaker staysail aramid laminates T1 CZ 05
• A1.5 Asymmetric Superlite / Kote SK 60
• A2 Asymmetric Superlite / Kote SK 90
• S1.5 Spinnaker Superlite / Kote SK 60
• S2 Spinnaker Superlite / Kote SK 90
• A0 Asymmetric aramid laminates T1 CZ 30/15
• A4 UN-USED SAIL 2014.

All new 2014;
• 2x Harken halyard winches 2 speed, 46'
• 2x Harken Genoa winches 2 speed, 53'
• 2x HARKEN large winches 2 speed, 48'er (German style main sheet system)
• 6x SPINLOCK clutches New 2014

• B & G 2000 Hydra conditioning overtaken by Diverse Yachts UK 2014
• 4 x B & G Hydra 2000 Multi function displays, mounted on mast.
• NMEA System (2014)
• 3 x 12V sockets
• RAYMARINE ST6002 Autopilot (2014, without arm)
• ICOM VHF Marine IC-MA 423 (2014)
• AIS (2014)
• Wifi router (2014)

All new 2014;

• Aluminium anchor with a corresponding chain and anchor line
• Fire extinguisher
• Fire Blanket
• Cool locker
• Gas cooker - 2 burner ring.
• Pump toilet in the bow
• New lightweight cover for engine bay.
• Custom bearing blocks especially for the Corby 38
• Various fenders & mooring

New Electric plant 2014
• VICTRON Battery Management
• Country cord
• Battery Charger & FI switch
• Below deck LED lighting
• Navigation Lighting LED & Lopolight 3- color LED lantern
• Balmar 150A Lichtmaschine- New 2014
• 1x separate starter battery for the engine.
• 2x service batteries
Regatta placings ROCKALL IV | HKG 2192

2014
4. RORC Easter Regatta Cowes
1. Nordseewoche Early Bird
1. Nordseewoche Hummer 1
1. Nordseewche Hummer 2
3. Round Skagen ORC 2
1. Round Skagen IRC
1. German champions Kiel Week ORC 2
6. ORC World Championships, Kiel ORC 2

2015
Rolex Middle Sea Race
14./120 IRC Overall
1./35. IRC 4
11./60 ORC Overall
1./17 ORC 4

2016
Boat not sailed


Specs: Details provided cannot be guaranteed but are to the best knowledge of the owner.

Complete overhaul in 2014.
Almost all fittings from the deck were removed and serviced or replaced.
Large amount of cosmetic work carried out, alongside small optimisation techniques.
Electronics and engine overhaul.
New Racing propeller 2015.
Completely new and optimised sail inventory for both inshore and offshore.