Fairline Phantom 38 (1998) for sale in Rhu, United Kingdom

£119,000 GBP
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Behold the Fairline Phantom 38, a seductive blend of power, comfort, and premium craftsmanship. Berthed at Rhu in the United Kingdom, this breathtaking grande dame of the seas hails from 1998. A true favourite in the sub-40' market, the Phantom 38 is known for her dashing performance, sea-kindly nature and nimble handling. This meticulously kept vessel, fondly named "Stargate", boasts accommodation for 6 in 2 en-suite cabins, a sunken galley, and a spacious ambient lounge. She is powered by 2 x Volvo TAMD 63P 370hp turbo diesel engines, guaranteeing an enthralling cruise with a range of approx. 200nM. Be captivated by her sleek semi-matt grey vinyl hull and white GRP superstructure, that were valeted in April 2024. Aboard, you will appreciate her luxurious and recently refurbished interior as well as a range of modern conveniences which include central heating, a microwave oven and grill, and a domestic style fridge. Her helm station ensures a panoramic view of the open sea while offering the latest maritime navigational technology. For entertainment, a high-end stereo CD player with Bose speakers and a TV with an integral DVD player are included. The Phantom 38 embodies meticulous design and craftsmanship, making her an irresistible acquisition for any maritime enthusiast. She comes complete with bills of sale showing more than 5 years clear title, a Builder's Certificate, Fairline Portsmouth invoice showing VAT paid, navy blue canvas work, and safety equipment. Sail into exquisite sunsets with the Fairline Phantom 38, your perfect sea-faring companion.

General information
Fairline Phantom 38
Used power boat for sale
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Name of boat
Bernard Olesinski
Length overall
12.30 metres
Length waterline
10.70 metres
3.86 metres
1.00 metres
9,729 kg
GRP, planing hull
Rhu, United Kingdom

About this Fairline Phantom 38


The Fairline Phantom 38 is a firm favorite in the sub-40' market. The hull is renowned for it's sea-kindly nature and handling and it's interior is well laid out and high quality.  Accommodation for 6 in 2 en-suite cabins, there's a lovely sunken, secure galley and spacious ambient lounge.

The Phantom 38 is powered by 2 x Volvo TAMD 63P 370hp turbo diesel engines with a cruising range of approx. 200nM.

"Stargate" has a good rounded specification and being in good condition means she will not disappoint.

Hull, Deck & Superstructure / General


- LOA - 12.30m

- LWL - 10.70m

- Beam - 3.86m

- Draft - 1.00m

- Displacement - 9729kg

General info.

- Designed by Bernard Olesinski and built by Fairline Boats Plc.

- CE Category B for 10 people.


- Bills of Sale showing more than 5 years clear title.

- Builders Certificate.

- Fairline Portsmouth invoice showing VAT paid.


- GRP deep V hull wrapped in a nice semi-matt grey vinyl giving it a very sleek look.

- White GRP superstructure and flybridge.

- Hull, deck, superstructure & interior valeted. April 2024.

- Flybridge with textured non-slip finish.

- The cockpit has a long bench aft.

- There is plenty of under floor storage.

- The cockpit has access to the side deck port and starboard and port side stairwell to the flybridge.

- Teak cockpit floor.

- Through the stern door access to port is an extended Teak topped platform with a central storage compartment and Davits.


- Accessed via a moulded easy to navigate, shallow stepped stairwell with wide Teak topped steps and and stainless steel grab handles for security. There is a GRP trapdoor closure with gas assisted strut.

- The access trap door is secured with a stainless steel rail to secure the access when the lid is open.

- Aft is a large shaped seating area with stainless steel rail behind which is covered with a well padded round bolster.

- Forward are three seats, one central one for the helm position. Newly upholstered 2021.

- The forward screen has a stainless steel grab handle either side.

- There is plenty of storage in under seat lockers.

Interior & Accommodation

Accommodation for 6 including the saloon. Separate owners and guest twin cabins, both en-suite and a pull out double in the saloon.

The interior is light and airy with windows on all sides giving a panoramic view.

- Eberspacher diesel fired warm air central heating.

- The interior was newly upholstered in 2020 in an attractive light grey.

- The floors had new carpets and over-carpets in 2020.

- TV with integral DVD player.

- Stereo Radio CD player with Bose speakers.

Owners en-suite cabin forward

- Large island bed with step up access either side.

- Small bedside shelves at bed height.

- Long raised shelves above for additional storage.

- Opening hull side portlights.

- Hanging lockers port and starboard.

- Lockers under the foot of the bed.

- En-suite access to the Jack and Jill heads which is also accessed via the corridor for day use.

- Central deck head hatch for safety, light and ventilation.

Jack and Jill heads

- Accessed via the corridor and the owners cabin.

- Sunken oval sink with mixer tap.

- Soap dispenser and glass holder.

- Under sink locker and mirror fronted lockers above.

- Hull side opening portlight.

- Electric toilet with cover to create a seat.

- Separate round shower stall with duckboard and full standing shower with mixer tap.

Guest twin cabin

- To starboard the twin bed guest cabin.

- 2 x hull side opening portlights.

- Hanging locker.


- En-suite heads with sunken oval sink and mixer tap.

- Soap dispenser, glass holder and loo roll holder.

- Mirror.

- Mirror fronted locker.

- Towel rail.

- Manual toilet with cover to create a seat.

- Hull side portlight.


- Secure sunken L shaped galley to Port. Although the galley is lower than the saloon area it is very much part of the social aspect of the boat so the chef can join in.

- Corian counter top.

- Two stainless steel sinks with covers and mixer tap.

- SMEV combination microwave oven and grill.

- Induction hot plate with Corian cover.

- Engel domestic style fridge.

- Plenty of storage lockers and an under floor storage box.

Helm station

- The helm station is raised to starboard giving all round vision.

- Double bench seat.


- To starboard, aft of the raised helm station is the saloon seating with large L shaped sofa incorporating a pull out double berth.

- Table is glass topped and height adjustable. It's movable but designed to be secure at sea.

- Shelf outboard with hull side horizontally split style window with blind. 

- Opposite is a two person sofa with shelf and hull side horizontally split style window with a blind.

- There is a wide counter top which is used for serving from the galley or serving drinks.

- Beside the sofa is a cabinet to port with three sections each with a door giving storage for drinks, glasses and shelf for the TV. The aspect faces the opposite seating area.

- Aft is a large glass sliding door leading to the cockpit.

General Specification


- Twin Volvo TAMD 63P 370hp, 6-cyl, 5.5lt turbo diesel engines with shaft drives to 4 blade bronze props.

- The engine hours are approx. 1250.

- Major engine service Nov 2019. She remained on the hard till Aug 2021.

- Interim service July 2022 - Timing belts impellers, engine flush, new Separ fuel filters.

- Trim tabs.

- Cruising at approx. 10kts will give an approx. fuel consumption of 36L per hour at 1,500 rpm and a range of approx. 212nM.

- Approx. cruising speed of 26kts with approx. fuel consumption of 100L per hour at 2,400 rpm giving a range of approx. 160nM.

- Approx. top speed of 30kts with approx. fuel consumption of 139L per hour at 2,800 rpm giving an approx. range of 142nM.

- Bow thruster operated from either helm.

Deck equipment

- The decks are secured with a solid wrap round stainless steel rail as is the flybridge.

- Electric anchor windlass with warping drum and foot controls mounted on the deck. There is also a remote control at both helm stations.

- Bruce anchor with 50m of new chain.

- Bruce secondary anchor with 20m of chain.

- Hot and cold stern shower

- Swim ladder.

- Simpson davits.

- Mooring cleats forward, mid-ship and aft.

- Warps and fenders.

- Extendable boathook.

Electronics & navigation equipment

Internal helm station

- Raymarine Hybridtouch chart plotter.

- UK and Europe chart card.

- Raymarine radar.

- Autohelm Tridata, depth, speed and log.

- Autohelm ST7000 autopilot control.

- Shipmate RS8300 VHF.

- Plastimo magnetic steering compass.

- FCC Precision brass clock with tide range and brass barometer.

Flybridge helm station

- Shipmate RS8300 VHF.

- Autohelm Tridata repeater.

- Autohelm ST7000 autopilot control.

- Plastimo magnetic steering compass.


- 12v ships system.

- 2 heavy duty domestic supply batteries. New 2022.

- 1 x heavy duty engine start battery.

- Engine alternators.

- Battery charger.

- 230v shore power with dock cable.

- 230v internal ring main.

- Sterling power ProCharge Ultra progressive digital battery charger and power pack.

- Sterling digital battery state monitor at internal helm.

- Heat Interface Freedom 10, inverter charger.

- Solar panel mounted on the flybridge with Photonic Universe Dual battery solar controller also charges the batteries.

Tankage & systems

- Water - 1 x 450L GRP tank.

- Fuel - 2 x 455L aluminium tanks with tank changeover.

- Holding tank - None.

- Calorifier tank - 50L. Heated via engine heat exchanger and shore power immersion heating element.

- Pressurised Hot & Cold water system feeding both heads, galley and stern cockpit shower.

Canvas work

- Navy blue cockpit enclosure with windows. New 2018.

- Navy Blue flybridge cover. New 2018.

- Navy blue windscreen and side window covers. New 2018.

- Navy blue helm and navigators seat covers on flybridge. New 2022.

- Blue & white striped cushions for the cockpit and flybridge seating areas. New 2018.

Safety gear & equipment

- 6 person liferaft, needing serviced.

- Navigation lighting.

- Engine fuel shut off.

- Pilot Gas alarm. Now there is an induction hob there is little need for it.

- Searchlights. The main one has a faulty motor so it no longer rotates. It works as a fixed lamp.

- 2 x automatic bilge pumps, one new 2022.

- Manual bilge pump.

- Automatic engine fire extinguisher.

- 2 x domestic fire extinguishers.

- Fire blanket.

- Radar reflector.

- Fog horns.

Read more

Twin Volvo TAMD 63P 370hp, 6-cyl, 5.5lt turbo diesel engines with shaft drives to 4 blade bronze props.
Engine hours
Fuel capacity
910 litres
Maximum speed
56 kph
Cruising speed
48 kph
370 kilometres
Number of cabins
Number of berths
Passenger capacity
Drinking water capacity
450 litres

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. General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as life rafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner's specific needs. Whilst we make best effort to obtain documentation from Vendors it is advisable to check what is available before travelling to view or making an offer.

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Miles Stratton Marine

Mr Miles Stratton
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