Prima 38 for sale

Plymouth, United Kingdom

Listed price £54,995 GBP

Tax Paid / Included

Prima 38
General information
Prima 38
Used sail boat for sale
$75,489 USD | Listed price £54,995 GBP
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Stephen Jones
Length overall
Length waterline
6.72 tons (U.S.)
Fin Keel
Plymouth, United Kingdom

About this Prima 38


Dubai built Prima 38 - the last one - 2006/7

The VERY last Prima 38 built, set up and specified for shorthanded sailng with more cruising appointments than the standard layout, whilst still retaining the legendary performance

Ronstan roller manisail batt car system, Stackpack with lazyjacks, Furlex 340s roller furling, Spinnaker pole doubles as bowsprit for asymetrics with a bobstay, Sprayhood with extra rear panel, extra lockers below, H/C water with shower, large fridge

B&G Hydra 2000 / Hydra Pilot with 3 20/20 displays on mast with WIFI and Class B AIS

Custom shipping / yard cradle available

Construction and General

  • GRP Hull, deck and superstructure
  • Moulded non slip deck
  • Dark Blue hull with white deck and moulded non slip
  • Carbon Mast and Spinnaker Pole
  • Rods replaced 2016
  • Fractional rig
  • Aluminium Boom with slab reefing
  • Edson steering system with emergency tiller
  • Deep LCG Fin keel
  • Keel removed and complete structure rebuilt 2018


  • Part 1 registered O.N: 912747

Spars, Sails and Canvas


  • Nordic Mast Carbon 2 spreader Rig
  • Discontinuous rod rigging (changed 2016)
  • Cascade backstay with dual cleats
  • Ronstan Mainsail track and roller batten cars
  • Aluminium Slab reefing boom with 2 reefs
  • Nordic Mast rod kicker
  • Furlex 340s Roller furling system
  • Carbon Spinnaker Pole
  • Adjustable mast track
  • Deck fittings to use Pole for asymetric with bobstay
  • Deck fittings for storm jib / inner forestay


  • Mainsail - Fibrepath Liteskin fully battened - Ullman 2016 - light Use
  • Code 2 Jib - Fibrepath Liteskin - Ullman 2016 - light use
  • Mainsail - Panelled kevlar - Quantum 2007 - Used
  • Code 3 Jib - Panelled kevlar - Quantum 2007 - Used
  • Code 4 Jib - Dacron - Quantum 2007 - Used
  • A4 Asymetric spinnaker in snuffer - Quantum 2007 - Used
  • S2 Symmetric spinnaker - Quantum 2007 - Used
  • S4 Symmetric spinnaker - Quantum 2007 - Used
  • Storm Jib and Trisail in survival orange heavy dacron


  • Stackpack and lazyjacks
  • Sprayhood with SS frame and zip in backdrop

Deck Gear and Equipment

Deck Gear

  • 2 Harken 44ST Primary winches
  • 2 Harken 44ST Secondary / Mainsheet winches
  • 2 Harken 40 ST Halyard / sheet winches on coachroof
  • 8 Spinlock XTS rope clutches
  • Harken jammers for Vang, foreguy and in haulers
  • Harken Genoa tracks and cars adjustable from cockpit
  • Jib in haulers
  • Harken Mainsheet track and windward sheeting car
  • "German" mainsheet system
  • All Harken blocks

Deck equipment

  • SS bow roller
  • Anchor, chain and warp
  • SS moooring cleat in anchor locker
  • Spring cleats
  • Aft cleats
  • Outboard motor bracket on transom
  • Ensign staff socket
  • SS liferaft cradle

Navigation Equipment


  • 2 Hydra 2000 FFD display
  • B&G analogue 360 display
  • Hydra Pilot FFD by helm
  • 2 Plastimo Contest 130 steering compass


  • 3 B&G 20/20 displays
  • Carbon mast bracket


  • B&G Remote Vision wireless remote

Chart table

  • B&G Hydra 2000 FFD
  • Garmin GPS 152
  • Ray 240E DSC VHF radio (additional station socket at helm)
  • External speaker at helm
  • Comar CSB 200 Class B AIS transponder
  • Actisense NDC-4 NMEA multiplexer
  • Digital Yacht WLN10 wireless NMEA server (WIFI gateway)
  • PC monitor
  • Various USB and serial connections for a previous pc installation


  • B&G Hydra 2000 / Hydra Pilot system
  • Speed, depth wind and compass sensors
  • Vertical masthead unit
  • H/H VHF radio
  • Nav lights
  • Tricolour / anchor light at masthead
  • Steaming light
  • Deck light
  • Windex

Safety Equipment

  • Seame Radar signal enhancer
  • EV 6 man canister liferaft (needs service)
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • Inflatable Dan buoy
  • Lifesling MOB system
  • Fitting points for jackstays
  • Lifejackets and harness lines (require checking / service)
  • 2 Manual bilge pumps
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Drogue and line

Engine, Electrical and Tankage


  • Yanmar 3YM30 diesel inboard engine
  • Saildrive to 2 blade folding propeller
  • Single lever morse type control in cockpit
  • Yanmar engine control panel in cockpit


  • 12V DC domestic system
  • 3 12V batteries under port settee berth
  • Battery changeover switch
  • Merlin Alternator management system (split charge)
  • Switch panel at chart table
  • 12V outlets
  • 240V Shorepower system
  • 240V Battery charger
  • 240V Immersion heater
  • 240V outlets


  • Fuel Tank - SS - 80 L (under port settee)
  • Water Tank - flexible plastic - 200 L (approx) under stb'd settee

Accommodation layout and details

  • Teak and Teak faced ply joinery
  • Blue velour upholstery througout
  • Teak and Holly faced sole boards
  • Good light and ventilation
  • Webasto heating system
  • H/C water system with calorifier
  • LED lighting

This Prima 38 has been set up to accommodate up to 8 people in 3 cabins and the saloon

  • Fwd cabin, normally stripped out for sail storage and spinnaker handling through the large opening hatch, moulded step to aid access for sewerman, Double berth with infill, storage beneath, hanging locker and further opening hatch, door to saloon
  • Large head cabin with sea toilet, moulded basin with H/C water and shower, shower drain pump, storage above and below worktop, opening hatch
  • Saloon with 2 single settee berths with the option to fit lee cloths, water tank to stb'd and batteries and fuel tank to port.  Drop leaf Teak table (removable) hanging locker fwd to stb'd and storage lockers above the settee either side, heating outlet, opening hatch and fixed portlights
  • Forward facing chart table to port with storage within, navigators seat with storage, shelf above and bookshelf to side, space for Electrical panel and electronics, pc monitor on swing bracket, chart light and 12V outlet
  • L shaped galley to stb'd with deep fiddle rail, space for 2 burner cooker with oven and grill (cooker pictured is u/s) large coolbox with fridge plate run off compresser, storage lockers and shelving above
  • Port aft cabin with double berth and hanging locker, access to rear of engine, storage and calorifier beneath, heating outlet, opening hatch to cockpit
  • Aft cabin to stb'd with single / double berth with infill, storage beneath and opening hatch to cockpit
  • Large ergonmic cockpit with teak cockpit sole, safety line points, gas locker (2 907 bottles) to stb'd, small locker to port, lazerette with dual access

General Inventory

  • Fenders and warps
  • Boat hook
  • Deck brush
  • Bucket
  • Lightweight anchor

Contact Information

Contact Kim Vasey for full details and viewing arrangements

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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1 x Yanmar 3YM30

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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Broker/Dealer Information

Plymouth Yacht Brokers

Mr Kim Vasey
The Brokerage Office
United Kingdom
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