Prout 45 For Sale

Brokerage – Prout 45


Price: £165,000 GBP


Manufacturer: Prout Catamarans
Year: 1997
VAT Paid? No
Current Location: Bequia and Grenada

LOA: 14.02m
Beam: 6.33m
Draft: 1.14m

Family layout (4 cabins)

Prout 45, sail no. 18 (built 1997)

One owner from new. Fully equipped for blue water sailing. First four years in the Mediterranean, from then on in Caribbean. Now based Bequia and Grenada.

Immaculately maintained with much of the equipment replaced during the past six years.

Many consider the Prout 45 to be one of the most elegant and seaworthy catamarans around and this particular 45 represents outstanding value for the discerning cruiser.

  • Family Layout
  • Cherrywood interior
  • Alcantara upholstery

Engines:

2 x Volvo 30 HP
Stb – MD2030 new in 2006 now has 800 hrs
Port  – electronic D1 new in 2009 now has 400 hrs
Sail drives were replaced with engines
Fully feathering stainless steel propellors (auto streams from Australia – fitted in 2000). Includes rope cutters on both props.

Holding tanks:

2 x Stainless steel, one for each of the two manual toilets.
2 x Electric macerator pumps have been decommissioned and not used
for the past six years

Galley:

4 x burner gas hob and separate Smev gas oven and grill
(Replaced 2007).
1 x Coolmatic CR80E fridge (replaced 2014)
1 x Chest Cool Box (motor replaced 2015)
2 x Calorifiers for hot water (replaced 2007)

Electrics:

2 x Alternators (60 KVA on Stb. Side replaced 2014) and
120 KVA on port side replaced with new engine in 2009
4 x Solar panels…….two of them 140 watts replaced in 2015
2 x KISS wind generators (overhauled with new bearings 2015)
8 x Trojan 6v deep cycle batteries (replaced 2015)
2 x 12V Engine starting batteries (replaced 2015)

Current owners say: “This combination of generating power has proved to be more than sufficient throughout and avoided the need for a high maintenance generator. One of the best equipment decisions we made.”

Autopilot and Instruments:

There are two totally separate and independent autopilots. The
Original factory fitted Autohelm ST 6000 and a subsequent
Raymarine ST 7000 fitted in 2005.

Full range of Raymarine instruments including Wind, Depth
and Multi (ST 8002) in both the external cockpit and at the
internal nav station. All Instrument heads replaced in 2006 or
later.

1 x Raymarine E 62354 chart plotter in cockpit (fitted 2013)
1 x VHF Radio (Quest GX1500S) and Radar (Ratheon R10XX)
1 x HF Radio (I-Com M710)

Sail plan:

Twin genoas for blue water cruising with 2 x spinnaker poles
Staysail and Main

Winches:

2 x electric Lewmar Ocean 50’s (modified to electric in 2015)
3 x Lewmar 30’s.
1 x Lofrans electric windless (replaced 2004)

Tender:

1 x AB inflatable (Model 9VL) with cover and 9.8 HP Tohatsu
outboard motor (both replaced in 2012)

Miscellaneous:

4 x anchors
1 x Gangplank (Passerell)
Venetian blinds in saloon and blackout and mosquito blinds on all ten hatches.
Stainless steel BBQ on port rear guard rail

All carefully maintained by original owner from new who is now moving to shore based activities after nearly nineteen seasons using this wonderful boat.