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Price Reduced!!: $185,000 (USD)

Location: cruising - Phuket, Thailand

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S/V Plane Sailing is a Thailand based 2003 Admiral 38 Catamaran for sale by owner

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The S/V Plane Sailing is the owner's version of the Admiral 38 cruising Catamaran. She was built by Admiral Yachts of South Africa in 2003 .This internationally proven catamaran is presently cruising within Malaysian/Thailand waters where its excellent Lavranos design and condition frequently attracts the attention of other experienced world live aboard cruisers.

Quite apart from the fact that it is priced substantially below other quality comparable catamarans, another factor to be taken into account may be that the vessel is already based in an exotic duty free cruising region. Perhaps you would prefer to avoid the concerns time and cost of having to sail a very long delivery from your home base to begin your tropical cruising adventure?

The Admiral 38 (owner's version) accommodates 3 double bedrooms, 2 large bathrooms, electric toilets, an 8 seat dining table in the saloon with additional extensive entertainment areas on aft and fore decks. The galley is "galley up" with oven, large deep freeze, refrigerator etc. The spacious elegant saloon with 6ft 4inches headroom rivals any Cat under 50'. Its 23' beam creates stability and space far superior to many 40' Cats. Electrical power reticulation (upgraded 2012) is provided from a 840 amp battery bank supported variously by 3 engine alternators, solar panels, 2 inverters, an unused portable Honda 20i generator, battery charger and shore power connections. All electric motors used for domestic water supply, toilets, deck wash pumps and other renewed 2012. Water tank capacity is 500 litres.

Engine power is by 2 well maintained 27hp Yanmar marine diesel engines with sail drives fitted with new props 2012. Fuel tank capacity 500 litres. Sails recently factory reconditioned ---- also bimini, trampolines, stack pac etc. Navigation suite completely replaced 2012 includes Raymarine instruments, radar, chart-plotter, GPS, ST6002 Autohelm. Also Icom VHF and SSB radios and the latest CSB200 class B AIS transponder.

TA desktop Samsung computer with Acer flat screen is installed to facilitate worldwide navigation. Included is a 3 metre Carib dinghy with 9.9 hp Yamaha Enduro outboard. Also an 18ft Para-tech sea anchor system, EPIRB, 6 man life raft and many other life support essentials.

This boat is immediately available with no known defects or problem areas! The seller is the original buyer who with his wife has lived aboard since the vessel was first built and launched in Cape Town 2003. This is a private vessel - currently cruising Thailand and mainland Malaysia -- never chartered!

Upgrades added in 2017!!

  • top of the range 2.7m CHOLAMARK Hyperlon dinghy (2017)
  • dinghy tailored cover (2017)
  • Brand new YAMAHA  5hp outboard engine (2017)
  • 2 x fore deck trampolines (2017)
  • 50m US manufactured 10mm galvanised anchor chain (2017)
  • 1 new gypsy fitted to windlas (2017)
  • 6 x 105 amp hr deep cycle sealed lead acid batteries (2017)
  • New genoa/jib (2017)

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Builder: Admiral Yachts
Designer: Angelo Lavranos
Year Built: 2003
Length Overall: 38 ft 0 in
Beam: 23 ft
Draft: 3 ft 0 in
Weight: 15,432lbs
Mast height: 50 ft 7 inches
Sail Area: 990 sq. ft (jib is auto Furling) spinnaker is additional 915 sq ft.
Engines 2 Yanmar Diesels Yanmar 27 hp
Cabins: 3
Heads: 3 (electric)
Fresh Water Tankage 520 Liters
Fuel Tankage 520 Liters

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  • Consists of a twin rudder system with stainless shats connected by an adjustable stainless connection rod.
  • Delron Bearings are used on the rudder shafts and the stainless steel arms are connected to the Whitlock steering system via stainless steel cable and a stainless steel chain


  • Standard Spar Craft aluminum section
  • steaming, tricolor and deck light
  • winches and jammers
  • Standard Spar Craft aluminum Boom section with vang
  • Schaefer roller furl Model 2100


  • Yanmar 27 hp diesel engines with Filters
  • Stb’d engine remanufactured to “Zero hour” condition by YANMAR Australia May 2006
  • Two Morse controls with engine control panels are mounted in front of a double Helmsman's seat
  • Wet muffler type exhausts with water locks are used
  • 2 high performance propellers NEW 2012


  • New genoa/ji (2017)
  • Quantum crosscut mainsail
  • Quantum radial genoa with foam and uv protection. Stack pack.
  • Asymmetric spinnaker.
  • Main and Genoa sails refurbished by Quantum Malaysia 2008

Deck Hardware:

  • Lewmar main sheet system
  • Traveller controls fitted on Targa wing
  • Main sheet ends at winch in front of helm station
  • Lewmar adjustable genoa cars with stoppers
  • Spinlock or other jammers
  • Lewmar winches - 3 x 40 and 1 x 30 self-tailers
  • Mainsheet and Genoa can be easily trimmed from cockpit
  • Running Rigging:
    • 12 mm Polyester braid main halyard
    • 12 mm Polyester braid genoa halyard
    • 12 mm Polyester braid main sheet
    • 12 mm Polyester braid genoa sheets
    • 12 mm Polyester braid spinnaker halyard
    • 10 mm Polyester braid topping lift
    • 10 mm Polyester braid roller furl line
    • 10 mm Polyester braid outhaul
    • 12 mm Polyester braid reefing lines x 2
    • 12 mm Polyester braid traveler lines x 2


  • Raytheon ST60+, wind, speed and depth
  • Raytheon ST6002 plus Autopilot –all replaced 2012
  • Standard Icom VHF with mast head aerial
  • ICOM –M710 MF/HF marine transceiver with dyna plate
  • 1 X RAYMARINE RL70 GPS radar/ chart plotter
  • 1 x class B -- AIS transponder ---- new Nov 2008


  • 6 x 105 amp hr deep cycle sealed lead acid batteries (2017)
  • 3 x battery changeover isolation switches
  • 1 x custom instrument panel to facilitate operation of boat navigation and electronics
  • 1 x 240 v AC outlet in galley
  • 1 x 240 v AC outlet on switchboard/instrument panel
  • 1 x 240 v AC outlet in each rear Bedroom
  • 1 x 12 volt outlet at switchboard pus 1x 12 volt outlet in rear Bedrooms
  • 1 x 240 v AC control panel
  • 1 x SAMSUNG Computer system with Acer flat screen mounted above instrument panel with Worldwide electronic navigation charts installed on computer with GPS tracking
  • 3 X engine driven alternators being 1 x 120 amp hour and 2 x 65 amp hour
  • 2 x 115w solar panels.
  • 15 amp battery charger
  • Honda 2i portable gen. set NEW 2010


  • 2 x fluorescent lights and 2 reading lights in each cabin
  • 1 x fluorescent light in heads. 1 x Chart table light.
  • 12 individually operated lights in saloon and galley.
  • 1 x fluorescent light in passageway above dressing table.
  • 1 x 12 volt fan in each cabin.
  • 1 x Galley fan
  • 1 x Saloon fan
  • 1 x Bimini light
  • 4 x Cockpit lights installed in targa bar
  • 2 x boarding lights in sugar scoop
  • 4 X night lights fitted in cabin passage ways

Safety Equipment:

  • 1 X MT400 EPIRB registered in Australia
  • Gas detection alarm system
  • 3 x dry chemical fire extinguishers
  • 1 x 6 man Seasava life-raft
  • 6 x life jackets (EU approved)
  • 1 x horse-shoe life-ring


  • 4 x Weaver Hatches
  • 14 x Weaver Port Lights with trim and fly screens
  • Fully lockable anodized custom sliding main door with fly screen.


  • 2 x electric toilets.
  • PAR pressure pump with accumulator tank
  • Mixers with shower outlets in both enclosed bathrooms
  • Drain pump with filters
  • Hot water via engine heat exchanger
  • Cold fresh Water rinsing shower mounted in sugar scoop
  • Mixing tap in galley and bathroom taps with hot/cold water
  • Double sink in galley
  • 1 x Rule1000 bilge pump in each hull
  • 1 x Rule500 bilge pump in each engine compartment with float switch.

Stainless Steel:

  • 2 x Stainless steel pulpits with teak seats
  • 2 x Stainless steel pushpits
  • 6 x Stainless steel stanchions
  • Double set of regulation size lifelines
  • Lifelines shackled to pulpits
  • Lifelines attached to pushpits with bottle screws
  • Handrails on coach roof
  • 1 x fold up boarding ladder in port sugar scoop
  • 4 x stainless steel rubbing plates on hulls to prevent wear on gelcoat surface
  • 1 x stainless steel gas fired barbeque mounted on stern rail
  • 1 x stainless steel dingy davit on stern
  • 1 x stainless steel life-raft storage/support bracket mounted above sugar scoop
  • 2 x swim platform rails
  • 3 x grab-rails inside saloon.
  • 2 x grab-rail at sliding saloon door
  • 1 x Helm fiddle
  • 2 x extended grab-rails on coach roof
  • 2 x Solar panel brackets

Misc. Deck Fittings:

  • 6 x cleats.
  • 2 x fore deck trampolines (2017)
  • 2 x Std winch handles.
  • 2 x winch pockets.
  • 1 x Life ring holders
  • 2 x Folding pad eyes for spinnaker blocks.
  • 1 x Olympic 100 Plastimo compass
  • Stainless water and fuel filler fittings
  • Bimini fitted between coach-roof and mainsheet arch incorporating a wide solid centre piece to provide a working platform
  • 1 x 520 litre fuel tank with all necessary return lines, breathers, etc.
  • 1 x 520 litre water tank with all necessary fittings.


  • 50m US manufactured 10mm galvanised anchor chain (2017)
  • 1 new gypsy fitted to windlas (2017)
  • 2 x single bow rollers
  • Electric Windlass, Cayman with foot operated switches to allow hands free operation.
  • 1 x 45lb CQR anchor
  • 1 x 45lb Bruce anchor.
  • 70 m x 10mm galvanized chain. New 2012
  • 1 x customized bridle system
  • 45m x 16mm anchor rope
  • 1 x 18ft USA PARA-TECH SEA-ANCHOR –New and unused complete with all lines, swivels, floats etc


  • Interior finished with a stippled painted finish with solid wood trim cabinets in cherry
  • Extensive work surfaces in galley are finished in high density imitation marble.
  • A two burner surface mounted gas stove is installed
  • under-counter oven, grill and rotisserie.
  • 2 x 9kg LPG gas cylinders
  • 1 x 120L MINUS 40 Front Loading Fridge---stainless steel.
  • 1 x 70L MINUS 40 Top Loading Freezer-----stainless steel.


  • 3 Double Cabins/bedrooms with ventilated lockers and hanging space with custom-made mattresses
  • 2 x heads with lockers, mirrors, towel and toilet roll holder
  • 1 head is full cabin sized bathroom
  • Saloon wrap around seating for eight with upholstered cushions
  • Saloon Table for eight with wine cabinet below
  • Saloon, galley and stern cabins/bedroom ceilings are under-drawn with washable leatherette
  • Saloon/galley floor is cherry wood laid on sound absorbent base with fitted carpeting in corridors and stairs
  • Lighting throughout is individually controlled
  • Ship clock and barometer

Stern Deck:

  • 1 x 3m Caribe RIB dinghy (2007)
  • 1 - YAMAHA Enduro 9.9hp outboard engine (2005)
  • Full set of custom fitted outside (weatherproof) cushions
  • Full set of custom made Bimini covers with side screens
  • A high quality gas ‘hot rock’ Bar- B-Q is installed


  • top of the range 2.7m CHOLAMARK Hyperlon dinghy (2017)
  • dinghy tailored cover (2017)
  • Brand new YAMAHA  5hp outboard engine (2017)

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