Prout Quest 33 CS
Complete maintenance records
Prout Quest 33 CS for sale | 33'0" | 1986 | 1x diesel 27hp | GRP Construction | Multihull underwater profile | 8 sleeping berths | Boat REF# 251512
|Designer||Roland and Francis Prout|
|Lying||Seattle, WA USA - Shown by Appointment|
|Fuel capacity||28.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks|
|Water capacity||70.0 USG Total - 2 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||10.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x diesel 27hp|
|Engine make and model||Yanmar 3gm30F (2000)|
|Engine Hours||Engine1: 810|
|Prop(s)||15x11 3 blad fixed|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||0.6 USG /hour At Cruising Speed|
|Cruising speed (approx)||7 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||8 knots|
Engine was upgraded to a New 3 GM30F in 2000 replacing the original 2 GM20F. Stillette Sonic Directional catamaran drive rebuilt with new factory parts at that time also. . New spare prop also ordered from factory which is stored onboard
Cutter rigged unknown Aluminium spars (unknown year) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2011)
|Reefing mainsail||- Slab (unknown year) 2 Reefs|
|Headsail||- Furling (unknown year)|
|Other sails||Drifter (unknown year)|
|Staysail (unknown year)|
|Storm jib (unknown year)|
A new furler was installed along with all new standing rigging in 2011. The boat has been kept in fresh water with little use since rigging and Genoa furler replaced.
12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power
This Prout 33CS had had all four( each end of her hulls) of her flotation chambers filled with two part closed cell foam which provides her with positive flotation under any extreme event! However unlikely this will be needed as Prouts are renowned for their structural strength. Her rudders are fully protected in event of finding the bottom and of course she will remain level if that occurs( hopefully intentionally on a soft bottom for hull maintenance). The stillette catamaran drive is also safely lifted out of harms way while sailing but will kick up and over if it encounters a hard object unseen by the helmsman.
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|Total # of berths||8|
|No. of double berths||4|
|Heads||1 heads (Manual)|
|Manual water system|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
Inside she has a very bright and inviting large central saloon that is entered through the main cabin door level from the cockpit. Two steps down to port is the large well-laid-out galley occupying the starboard hull. There are twin fore-and-aft staterooms in this hull. The port hull has a large navigation station amidships with the head/shower compartment forward and another twin guest cabin aft.
New head rigid holding tank installed in 2011 with deck pump out to replace the factory neoprene bladder which only emptied overboard.
PUR power survivor watermaker installed
2 burner propane Stove
Boat has a 2011 Garmin GPS chart plotter along with Stat power 10 amp battery charger installed at same time. A Sure power batter isolator and amp hour DC energy monitor company the battery charger.
A Standard Horizon VHF radio, Seaview 600 depth sounder and a Stowe Navigator 2 Knotmeter/Log rounds out the electronics.
2 sheet winches
Manual Simpson Lawrence "SEA HORSE 513" windlass
(25lb delta/fx-16 Fortress/ Northhill type)
25'0" of chain
175'0" of rode
Achilles LS-4BU dinghy (1991)
5hp outboard, Mercury, Short shaft (2004)
2 bilge pumps (2 manual / 0 electric)
There is a manual bilge pump for each hull and the bow crash / flotation chambers are completely filled with closed cell foam for extra positive buoyancy in all conditions.
This Prout 33CS is a rare find for someone looking for a small cruising catamaran with a proven pedigree. She has been lightly used since purchase by her second owners and kept in fresh water the last 15 years. The owners' plans to cruise her south to Mexico have not materialized and she is now for sale.
Prout 33s are legendary for their ruggedness and seaworthy behavior. They have been crossing the world's oceans for decades carrying families in safety and comfort. The deep, secure cockpit is wonderful for children and pets while offering comforting security when seas turn rough.
All running rigging is led aft to this deep cockpit and can be reached from the helm allowing safe single-handing. The foredeck is flat and secure in a seaway if going forward is needed, and this are is also a wonderful spot to lounge underway or in port.
This boat has had most of the required upgrades/ repairs done including a new higher horsepower Yanmar diesel with only 810 hrs, hulls professionally peeled and barrier coated and all standing rigging replaced. I would have a new mainsail made if going offshore but she is in sailaway condition now. She is very worthy of cosmetic (new paint topsides) and electronic upgrades. with other new owner upgrades desired this is is a great opportunity to equip the boat as you desire and make her a Bristol yacht at a fraction of the cost of a comparable new build!
If you have been researching small, seaworthy cruising catamarans then you know about the Prout 33CS, and this is your chance to get an excellent, upgraded stock example with no damage history and complete maintenance records since new. There is no better value on the market for someone who wants a proven blue water small cruising catamaran.
Worldwide shipping is available from the Port of Seattle and delivery from her current location on her own bottom can be also be considered.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.