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Princess 38

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Boat REF# 222777
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 11.60m (38'1")
Year 1980
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Berths 4
Engine 2 x Diesel 188hp, Ford Mermaid Majestic (1980)
Lying Medway


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Extra Details

Builder Marine Projects
Lying Medway
Fuel capacity 900.0 ltr (198.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 400.0 ltr (88.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 2 x Diesel 188hp
Engine make and model Ford Mermaid Majestic (1980)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 bladed (+ Rope Cutter)
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 16 knots
Max speed (approx) 20 knots

Turbo-charged Ford 6 cylinder diesels. Spares easy to obtain and are very rugged motors. All filters have been changed recently and they both have been fitted with Speedseal covers on the Jabsco water pumps.
-7 stage Battery charger


LOA 11.60m (38'1")
Beam 3.96m (13'0")
Draft Max 0.91m (3'0")
Displacement 8,000kg (17,640.0lbs)
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Finish Gelcoat finish

This Princess 38 is a lovely boat, well constructed. She will handle very well and be fun to helm. The helm & fly bridge position has a great view and there is ample seating so the rest of your friends and family can enjoy the ride too.
These vessels were built between 1980 & 1985.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Shower 2
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Cockpit shower tick
Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick

The aft deck provides another room and a great area to socialise. The interior accommodation is bright, spacious, airey would make an ideal liveaboard too.
There is a double berth forward with an en-suite shower and a twin berth cabin to starboard side. There is u-shape seating in the saloon to starboard & there is a single settee berth to the portside. There is ample storage space and great headroom throughout. The Eberspacher diesel heating system will keep you warm as toast as well.

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
DVD tick
AIS Receiver tick
Echo sounder tick

-Furuno Radar
-Cetrek Chartplotter
-Cetrek Autohelm
-Navman VHF Radio

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

Electric Seawolf windlass
1 anchors
10.00m (32'10") of chain
30.00m (98'5") of warp

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
LPG Detector tick
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 Electric)

Safety on board is of vital importance and to this end there are detectors for smoke, gas, carbon monoxide and low oxygen in the atmosphere. The gas installation was renewed last year and there is an up to date gas certificate. There is also a bubble tested in the gas circuit.
Under the hatch in the cockpit, there is a horse shoe lifebuoy and line.
There are 3 fire extinguishers in date, including one automatic one in the engine compartment.
Also, there are 2 electric bilge pumps.
There are temperature alarms on the exhausts and the Jabsco pumps, plus a bilge water level alarm.

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
A wonderful example of the Princess 38 that has clearly been loved & looked after in her years, The hull was ice blasted when she was out of the water this winter for 6 months, and she now has epoxy coatings and new Jotun Penguard self polishing anti fouling. If your looking for a sturdy vessel with space, comfort & great sea keeping quality's than look no further!
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Princess 38 has been personally photographed and viewed by Jamie Nash of Boatshed Medway. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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