Used Nimbus 370 Commander For Sale 2001 ‘SOLD’

Pre-Owned Powerboat

Boat Details

  • Posted: March 21, 2024
  • Year of Build: 2001
  • Lying: Lymington
  • Price: £109,950.00 VAT Paid

Great Escape

• Make Nimbus
• Model 370
• Year 2001
• LOA 37ft/11m
• Class Semi-Displacement
• Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
• Engine Twin Diesel
• Drive Shaft Drives
• Layout Flybridge
• Berths 6
• Cabins 2
• Name Great Escape

Lying Lymington Yacht Haven

This fabulous boat has been in the hands of one owner since 2002 and has been professionally antifouled and polished every spring.

Carefully maintained by ex super yacht bosun/engineer this vessel has cruised regularly in the Solent, along the South Coast, Channel Islands and France.

Maintained at RYA and MCA coding standards and used for occasional RYA Competent Crew and Day Skipper training. Hence 2 chart plotters and 2 VHF .

Reluctant sale due to medical reasons – it will break my heart to sell this boat !

Nimbus 370 Commander Built in 2001

Staying true to the renowned build quality this boat presents as a good example of these popular semi displacement flybridge cruisers with dual helm positions for all weather use thanks to its quality sea keeping ability.

Powered by twin Yamnar 230hp diesels. Radar, GPS, VHF, etc. Superb for cross channel or coastal use.

GRP hull, deck and superstructure
White Hull (the best colour) & white superstructure
Dual steering positions- flybridge and pilot house
Non-slip GRP deck with teak overlay on aft deck

L.O.A. 11.20m (37ft 6ins)
BEAM 3.60m (11ft 8ins)
DRAFT 1.10m (3ft 6ins)
AIR DRAFT 5.70m (18ft 7ins)
DISPLACEMENT 6,800kg 14,991 lbs
(Approximate figures)


Sleeps six in three doubles in three cabins (including saloon)

Forward cabin: double cabin, wardrobe to port, shelving to port and starboard and bulkhead mounted mirror. 240v and 12v electrical sockets. 3 cupboards. Spares locker under bunks. 3 portholes with blue curtains. Deck hatch with mosquito net and blind – Memory Memory foam toppers on mattresses. – Ceiling lights and personal lights above each bunk. Fully carpeted in blue – fire extinguisher.

Guest cabin to Port: double berth, vanity unit, hanging wardrobe, mirror and seat. 240v electrical plug. Fire & smoke detector and fire extinguisher. Fully carpeted in blue. Opening porthole and curtain.

Access to water tank, fresh water pumps, electric bilge pumps, etc

Head and shower to Starboard: Vanity unit with single bowl and large cupboard under. Electric Jabsco Head with bathroom cabinet storage behind. Hot & Cold shower with teak seat, teak grating and electric pump. Mirror and cupboard, with bathroom light and shaver socket. Opening porthole with curtain.

Head has electric pump to pump into sea or to large Waste Tank.
Bilge pump for emptying waste tank

Blue carpet between Guest Cabin and Head, with sea cocks for head and washing bowl. Steps up to Pilot House. Light for steps and fire extinguisher underneath. Access to Head Sea Cocks.

Pilot House:

Fully fitted helm position to starboard with sliding upholstery seat. Double upholstered seat to port. Cuddy spaces in front to port and starboard

12v socket and windscreen demisters, bow and stern thruster joysticks, exhaust heat alarms, full suite of engine gauges and switches including water and fuel gauges and voltmeter. Twin Teleflex Morse MT3 dual function throttles. Boat Fuse Panel.
Raymarine Radar & Chart Plotter,with backup second Simrad Chart Plotter. Auto pilot, Electric Compass, I-Com VHF, Simrad VHF, AIS, Navtex+, Sony Radio & CD Player.

Chart storage in front of helm position and port seats. Shelf for navigation books etc behind. Fuse panel to starboard.

Steps aft to saloon and galley – steps up to flybridge.


Teak decking with blue L shaped seating cushions on port side with
removable teak table on stainless steel pole Large Locker underneath. Waterproof cover for cushions.

Blue and white striped sun deck cushion forward of helm position

Blue adjustable Helmsman’s seat and waterproof cover
VHF holder and speaker
Chart table in front of helm with plastic cover
Simrad 2000 Dual Autopilot
Bow and stern thruster joy stick
Trim Tab Controls
Waterproof cover(s) over whole helm area.

Clear sliding door with access to Pilot House.


Steps from Pilot House, fire extinguisher under steps.

Double dinette berth / seating in saloon to port with cubby holes behind. Beautiful teak finish interior joinery, blue carpet and velour upholstery and blue/grey curtains. Varnished teak table on pneumatic pole which slides down as infill for sleeping. Table unfolds and swivels to provide room for 6 to dine.

Sliding windows above bench seating and steps to sliding door to stern cockpit. Brass clock and barometer above large cupboard with two doors for food etc. 2 Spares cupboard(s) under forward bench. Life Jacket storage etc under port bench.

Access to fuel tank, engines, access to batteries under panels.

Galley (to starboard):

Good sized 12v Isotherm fridge to starboard with small freezer section. Large corner insulated ice box for beer, wine, cans etc . two burner gas cooker with oven and grill. Twin bowl stainless steel sink unit with cupboard underneath. Hot and cold water kitchen tap.

Teak shelving forward above sink for mugs etc, and teak wine bottle rack aft. Large aft corner cupboard to starboard for plates and bowls plus 2 drawers for cutlery etc all under work sufaces.

GE also has the benefit of Ardic cabin heating throughout saloon, cabins and head.

Aft Cockpit

Steps from saloon through sliding doors to large aft cockpit.
Seats to Port and Starboard with lockers beneath with warps and cleaning equipment. Cushions for seats and base unit for teak table.

Excellent access to engine room through full width floor hatches. Gate to bathing platform. Engine hatches and bathing platform covered in teak.

Bathing Platform

Full width teak bathing platform with swimming ladder. Lockers (wet) port and starboard. Fresh water shower. Solid teak engine bracket to store outboard engine for tender.

( Weaver S/S snap davits and 4Hp Mercury also available )

Engine Details

Twin Yanmar 4LHSTE 230 hp diesel engines . Removed and professionally refurbished in 2020
Seawater cooled V drive to props

Cruising speed approximately 16 -18 knots
Maximum speed approximately 20 knots

Engine Hours: Approx 2300 in total, but < 100 since refurbishment

Last Annual Service June 2022 (will be serviced before sale)

Specification and Features

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  • Sleipner Bowthruster
  • Sleipner Stern Thruster
  • Roving hand control and joy sticks in pilot house
  • Trim tabs
  • Rope Cutter
  • Automatic engine room fire extinguisher
  • 12v electrical system
  • Two engine batteries – New 2021 ??
  • Four domestic batteries
  • Battery charger in engine room
  • 2 x Shore power cables
  • Electric Immersion Heater
  • Fuel capacity 755 litres (166 gallons) – Full 2022
  • Freshwater capacity 430 litres (94 gallons)
  • Pressurised hot and cold water system
  • Water heated by calorifier and immersion heater
  • Plastimo compass
  • Electric Compass
  • Autohelm bi data
  • Raymarine Radar and Chart Plotter
  • Raymarine ST6002 autopilot
  • 2 x VHF
  • Simrad Chart Plotter
  • Horn
  • Ground Tackle
  • 15kg Bruce anchor on bow with 60m chain
  • Electric windless with foot switches on foredeck and rocker controls in pilot house – New in 2020
  • 10kg stern Kedge Anchor with chain and Line
  • 10 fenders and warps
  • Fender Rack
  • Flybridge Dodgers – new 2022
  • Screen wash and wipers – 1 new , 2 refurbished
  • CC/Radio player
  • JVC speakers in saloon and pilot house
  • Waterproof Covers
  • 2 x summer covers for helm area, engine controls and gauges, compass, Simrad autopilot, joy stick and trim tab controls.
  • 1 x large waterproof winter cover for helm area forward to flybridge windscreen
  • Windscreen cover, window and door covers for winter
  • Gas detector in saloon
  • Smoke detectors in cabins
  • Electric Horn
  • Electric and manual bilge pumps
  • Navigation lights
  • Horseshoe life buoy with light
  • Fire Extinguishers (inspected 2021)
  • Fire blanket
  • Radar reflector
  • Throwline
  • Lifebelt and line

Disclaimer: The specifications are approximations and subject to variance. We reserve the right to make changes without future notice. Some equipment options may not be available.