Prima 38

64,950 Tax Paid | Brighton United Kingdom


  • Make Prima
  • Model 38
  • Year 2004
  • LOA 38ft/12m
  • Class Cruiser Racer
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Sail Drive
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 10
  • Cabins 3
  • Aft Cabins 2
  • Ancasta Ref 16947
  • Name REVIVE


Well maintained Prima 38 launched in 2004 and in her third ownership since new! Copper-coated- 2015 and hull cleaned June 2022. Fully kitted out for racing; Several new sails within the last few years, overhauled carbon mast & new rod-rigging. Having just been fitted out with a new full B&G race electronics pack, she is set up for further racing or fast cruising. Yanmar 29HP sail-drive with Gori propeller. Eberspacher heating, fridge, gas hob and more make her capable of a comfortable cruiser also.


Designed by Stephen Jones
Built by Seaquest, Cornwall
Launched & commissioned in 2004
Copper coat- 2015

Out of water- June 2022 (Saildrive anode changed and hull jet washed).
Out of Water October 2022- hull clean and new rudder bearings

LOA: 11.59m ( 38’ 0” )
BEAM: 3.77m ( 12’ 4” )
DRAFT: 2.44m ( 8’ 0” )
DISPLACEMENT: 5,856 kg (12,910 lbs)
BALLAST: 2,690 kg ( 5,931 lbs)

Hull of hand laid GRP with balsa core above the waterline and additional lay-
up of multi-directional E-glass below the waterline.
Watertight bulkhead at bow.
Radiused hull edge with slip resistant gunwale inserts.
Hull gel coat in white

Deck of hand laid glassfibre with balsa in flat areas.
Integrally moulded non-slip areas.
Deck gel coat in white.

Cast iron fin keel with lead bulb, nominal weight 2,690 kg


Fractional three panel Nordic carbon fibre mast
Carbon boom
Rod rigging 2020/1- standing rigging
The mast was sent by Allspars Swanwick to their main office in Plymouth and re-carbonized in several areas.
Sheaves were all replaced.
Spreaders replaced- 2020/1
New backstay-2020/1

Dyneema & Spectra halyards
Slab reefing mainsail
Twin groove Tuff Luff headfoil
Carbon fibre spinnaker pole with dip pole system
Carbon bow sprit
Nordic spring loaded strut type vang
Spinlock winch feeders
11 Lewmar Rope clutches on coach-roof
15:1 Genoa car system
18:1 Backstay adjuster
Frederikson windward sheeting main-sheet car

New North main sail- 2020 rarely used
New North number 2 jib- 2021
New Symmetrical Spinnaker- 2022

Main sail- Quantum- 2012
Mainsail- One- 2016
#1- Quantum- 2012
#2- Quantum- 2012
#3- Quantum- 2012
#4- Quantum- 2012
#1- One- 2016
#2- One- 2016
#3- One- 2016
Spinnaker Symmetrical- One- 2017
Spinnaker Asymmetrical- One- 2017
Spinnaker M.Head Symmetrical- Quantum- 2012
Code Zero
Storm sails

2 x Harken 44 self-tailing 2-speed halyard winches
2 x Harken 44 self-tailing 2-speed primary winches
2 x Harken 44 self-tailing 2-speed main-sheet winches

To convert 'Revive' to cruise, it would be simple to add a main sail boom sail collector and forestay roller reefing set up.


Sleeps 8 in 4 cabins (See Plan)
Interior joinery in solid teak & teak faced marine ply.
Teak & Holly cabin sole.
Textured moulded headlining.
Blue upholstery.
Approx. 6ft headroom at entrance to saloon

Removable saloon table with drop leaves.
Settee berths with lee cloths.

Fittings for pipe cot in each aft cabin.
Cockpit well portlights in rear cabins.

Separate navigation station with seat.

Galley area with two-burner gas cooker- new 2015, oven & grill, twin stainless steel sink, 12v refrigerated top loading cool box and microwave.

Heads compartment with marine WC, handbasin & shower.
Toilet Stopcocks replaced- 2018

Eberspacher Airtronic 2.2kw cabin heating with outlets to port aft cabin and saloon, with 7 day 24hr timer.


YANMAR 3GM30 3-cylinder 29HP Diesel engine
ST20 Sail drive - serviced 2022
Gori folding propeller- replaced 2022
Sail-drive boot- replaced 2022
Fresh water cooling
Single lever control
Engine instruments
Engine serviced- 2022

Eberspacher Airtronic 2.2kw diesel fired warm air heating

3 x 12v batteries, switched
Charged by 55amp engine alternator and 240v Plastimo 15 amp battery charger
Shore power with cable. 240v outlets at chart table and galley areas

60 litre (13.5 gallon) aluminium fuel tank
270 litre (60 gallon) flexible fresh water tank

Pressurised hot & cold water to galley & heads compartment
Water heated by engine calorifier
Manual fresh water pump in galley
Toilet stopcock replaced 2018


One Plastimo Contest 130 bulkhead compasse (to port)
One Lilva Racing Elite bulkhead compass (to starboard)
B&G Navionics were completely replaced- 2018

Above companionway:
2 x B&G Hydra 2000 multifunction displays (speed/depth/wind/nav)
1 x B&G display H5000 Graphic Display

At mast:
3 x B&G Hydra 2000 multifunction displays (speed/depth/wind/nav)

In cockpit:
Raytheon ST5000+ autohelm

At chart table:
Garmin GPS128 (fitted but disconnected)
B&G Zeus 2 W9 MFD
B&G H50 remote VHF

12kg Plough type bower anchor with some chain and warp

Pulpit, push pit & guard wire
Navigation lights including masthead tri-colour
Teak toe rails on foredeck
Stainless steel grabrails on coach roof
Warps & fenders
Two fire extinguishers
Fire blanket
Radio & CD with cockpit speakers
Two manual bilge pumps

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