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Prout Catamarans Manta 38 SA

$114,410 Listed price: £95,000

Presented For Sale By:

Robert Underwood Multihulls

Wick Road Business Park
Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8LT
United Kingdom

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Make Prout Catamarans
Model Manta 38 SA
Year 1991
Condition Used
Price £95,000
Type Sail
Class Catamaran
Length 38 ft
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Fiberglass
Location Turkey
Tax Status Tax Paid
LOA 38 ft 2 in
Beam 18 ft
Max Draft 3 ft 6 in
Min. Draft 3 ft 5 in
Keel Type Fin
Dry Weight 8000 kg
Engine Type Other
Engine Make YANMAR
Engine Model 30 HP
Fuel Type Diesel
Power 30 hp
Drive Type Stern Drive
Cabins 3
Double Berths 2
Twin Berths 1
Hull Shape Catamaran


  • L.O.A: 11.65 m
  • Beam: 5.6 m  
  • Draft: 1.1 m
  • Displacement: 8 tons 
  • Mast Height: 15 m 
  • Engine YANMAR 30 HP (2001) (major overhaul February 2008)
  • Engine Hours: 1200 hrs. 
  • Staterooms: 2 aft double cabins and 1 fwd cabin with 2 large berths (2.2 m)
  • Heads: 1
  • Fuel Capacity: 320 l in S/S fuel tanks under cockpit floor
  • Fresh Water Capacity: 2 x 500 litre keel tanks

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Specification and details

Further info:

  • Custom build in Harrysmith, South Africa by Peter Scofield in 1991
  • First owner Michael Marshall sailed with his wife and 2 young children a maiden trip from Durban to Madagascar
  • Sailed via the Cape and Saint Helen to South America and stayed in the Caraïbs for about 6 months
  • Crossed the Atlantic to Plymouth U.K. then continued to Antwerp, Belgium via the river Sceldt
  • In September 1992 the current owner bought her and sailed the 1993 summer season in Belgium and Holland, single-handed for one week through the canals and locks of Zeeland to get the catamaran perfectly under control
  • In September 1994 sailed with a crew of inexperienced “river sailors” to Bodrum, Turkey, building up confidence in the catamaran – distance 3200 Nm in 24 days
  • Chartering by Crusader Yachting from 1995 till 2000 allowing further improvements like new white sails, bimini, solar panels, davits, etc
  • After retiring from aviation end of 1999, the owner moved the boat to the quiet and wonderful bay of Fethiye, Turkey
  • They remained for 3 years in Gocek and for 9 years in Ece Saray Marina, Fethiye, Turkey
  • Her hull and deck were professionaly restored and repainted with INTERNATIONAL PERFECTION in 2011



Interior has full headroom throughout the entire boat. Ventilation consists of 6 opening ports, 9 opening hatches and 4 electric fans.(new 2009)
All ports and hatches including entry door have fly screens.
The floors are teak and Holly on the bridge deck and each stateroom
The interiors are in African teak.
The bridge deck has a large “U” dinette for 8 persons
Led lighting 2009 further 2011
Separate, large navigation area in port hull
Starboard hull

Forward:  1 cabin with 2 large berths

Aft:  1 double stateroom  with 2 large shelves  and 2 cupboards, amidships is a galley with 4 burner stove (new 2005), triple sinks with draining board, eye level oven and grill, a 12 V freezer/refrigerator. Large (deep) freezer box with 12 V  freezer plate and engine driven compressor (new 09/2011)

Port hull

Aft:  1 double stateroom, midships is a wet cupboard and a large navigation table with book case, shelves

Fwd: large bathroom with shower, sink and head. Hot water from a  45 l boiler on the engine cooling circuit. Holding tank and head circuits new 2006.


Full SS/sunbrella bimini (2007)/new suncover 5mx6m (sept 2013)
Padded helm seat (new 2009) / table with 1 folding leave and 4 cockpit cushions
External shower


Helm station
Standard Yanmar control panel
Manual engine  shut off handle
Temp/oil pressure/charge monitor and warning
Autohelm 7000 autopilot with multi repeater, depth sounder, compass, log, wind, A/P deviation indicator.
Hydraulic steering. Silette Sonic drive can move 35° left and right.(major overhaul 2008)
Cockpit electrical windlass control
AM/FM/ CD/USB/mp3 player with interior(6) and exterior speakers(2) (MEDION 2013)
Build-in LCD 22 inch TV with decoder for satellite disk (2011)

Communication and navigation

Furuno  SSB  with backstay antenna
Furuno radar
Humidity and temperature gauges
Weams and Plaugh clock
Tri-color mast head and deck level lights
Deck flood light, mast sail light, anchor light


Yanmar 30 HP Diesel engine (4/2000) (1336 hrs 10/2013)
high trust bearing Sonic sail drive (rev.aug 2013)-  unit is steerable
300 liter  SS fuel tanks (steam cleaned 2011)
Spare impellers, belts, fuel and oil filters
60 amps battery charger STERLING 1260 (2013)
4 X 105 Ah maintenance free service batteries (new April 2011) with electronic zero voltage drop Sterling splitter (2011)
105 Ah maintenance free engine battery (new April 2011)
Amp gauges for discharge monitoring
breaker panel with led indicators
2 x 80 watts BP solar panels, AMPAIR wind generator and 120 amp alternator with STERLING regulator (2013) easily supply all electrical needs.
600 watt inverter 12V/220V
Water storage:  2 x 500 l keel tanks
Jabsco par 3 waterpump (new 09/2013)
45 liter water heater on engine cooling circuit
Airco (2011)
Ebersbächer air heater 4 kW


8 x fenders, 6 x dock lines, 1x 70 m stern line on a wheel,etc.
boarding gangway between SS SIMPSON davits
Decks and hulls restored and painted in 2011 with INTERNATIONAL PERFECTION paint
12 new windows in 2011 professionaly installed


Reversable electric Lofrans windlass (1200 watts) and handle (full maintenance 9/2009)

Primary Plough anchor with 80 m of 10mm chain (new Nov. 2005)
Secondary Danforth anchor with 50m anchor line


2 x ST halyard winches HARKEN
2 x ST sheet winches HARKEN
1 x halyard winch HARKEN
1x ST winch for Genoa roller furling.
GENOA  and STAYSAIL roller furling HARKEN
Roller reefing mainsail FRANCESPAR F 560 E
All halyards are led aft to cockpit allowing easy single handed sailing
Original set of sails on board as spare sails (brown colour only 3 years use)


Emergency equipment
3 fire extinguishers
Life raft Plastimo
Air horn and distress flag
Man overboard pole and 2 horse shoe rings. Dan boy. Life jackets and life lines for 8
Mounted at mast 1 radar reflector
2 stainless steel emergency tillers
2 large gas bottles
Hard bottom AVON dinghy with 4 HP Yamaha outboard (14 hrs), oars, seat, air pump
Simpson Davits


This is an unprecedented, safe, blue water catamaran ready to live aboard and go anywhere. Professionaly prepared and performed paint works (2011) as well as 12 newly installed windows (2011) engine electrics and continuous upgrading make this catamaran better than a new one.


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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