Prout Quasar 50 from 1993 in beautiful condition. Built for an English owner with several modifications to the interior layout from the standard Prout 50 build. Sold in 2005 to her current owner who sailed 6 years in Europe between Turkey and Portugal, then 8 years in the Caribbean, Central America and South America before crossing the Panama Canala in 2019 to sail in French Polynesia.
The Prout bothers started the blue water cruising catamaran trend over 50 years ago. The Prout 50 is a comfortable and stable ocean sailing catamaran, with good performance and a plenty of living space.
Bright Star has a warm and classic wood interior, customised by her first owner. The saloon has 2 seating areas as well as the chart table and includes a fuel stove for colder climes. The galley is down, but communicates with the saloon for an airier and lighter feel. It comes fully equipped with quality Villeroy & Boch crockery and glass ware Both hulls have a double cabin aft and a passage cabin with double bunks forward. On starboard side in addition to the galley, there is a fully equipped work and storage space. On port side the bathroom and shower is forward and there is an attractive library and desk space midships.
The cockpit is organized around sailing with the helm station on starboard with all lines available to trim the furling mainsail as well as and genoa and staysail. There is a small table on port in addition to a vast aft deck which on Bright Star includes a hammock and deck chair. This area is used to store the dingy when at sea, and the planked ‘terrace’ comes in handy when fishing or for preparing dive equipment.
The Prout 50 is a steady and comfortable boat giving good performance. There is everything you might need for long distance cruising including solar, wind generator, water maker, 2.9m aluminum hulled dingy and 2 outboard engines (all recent), full household and tools. The key equipment is in good condition, with the rig and sails from 2014, engines just overhauled, windless from 2022 and stainless steel chain and last antifouling done end 2021.
With the addition of some safety equipment which is now out of date, Bright Start will be ready to take her new owner anywhere they choose to go. This is a rare find, a catamaran reasonably priced and full of recent equipment. Download the inventory and contact to arrange your visit.