ELOISE Prout Quest 33

1984 Prout Quest built for the London Boat Show.



 9520lbs  4318 kg


LOA:    33ft          10.6m


LWL     29ft 6ins     9.2m


Beam     14ft.4ins      4.4m


Draft       2ft 6ins       .8m


Mast height above deck 35ft.0  10.7m


Sail Area     530 sq ft.     49.3m


Main           160 sq ft.     14.9m

Genoa          370 sq ft     34.4m

Staysail           70 sq ft       6.5m

Spinnaker      900 sq ft      83.m


New Profurl reefing 2006 to

Genoa and to the Staysail.

Engine - Yanmar 3GM30

Fuel capacity - 15 gals - 56 ltrs

Appx 1/3 -1/2 gals per hour


Silette lifting steerable outdrive

leg with 3 blade propeller -

Overhauled recently by previous owner.


Fresh water capacity 65 gallons - 250ltrs


Steering: Hydraulic to twin rudders


Battery Capacity 1x90amp hrs 1x60amp hrs

Interior specifications

Aft berths 76" x 50"

Fwd berth 76" x 58"

Heads       60" x 58"

Ave head room hulls 74"

Ave head room saloon 70"

Galley with sink H&C pressurised water.

Fixed cooker and vast storage.

Freezer & Fridge

Admiralty size chart table - pull out

Chart storage beneath.

Heads with pressurised H&C water


Electric sea toilet




Eloise has strong davits and a bracket for the outboard.


the 'command chair' is a new addition as are the new sail covers and UV covers.







The GPS is on a swinging arm so that it can swing out into the 'port

hole to the cockpit with the 'light' open or closed.




The GPS is onon a swinging arm so that it can swing out into the 'porthole to the cockpit with the 'light' open or closed





Eloise with her new upholstery and the table in the recently installed 2nd position







Opposite the chart table - navigation area with Radar, Navtext, GPS repeater.CD locker & Pilot book shelf






French Canal Routes to the Mediterranean

Gentle Sailing Route to the Mediterranean


Gentle Mediterranean Routes to the Islands

The Pacific Crossing Guide

Caribbean Islands Cruising Guides

Strait Sailing to Gibraltar

Living Aboard Around the World

Easy Navigation

Accommodation walkthrough.


From the cockpit you enter the large saloon area with new upholster to the bunk seats and new curtains throughout. The centre teak dining table which opens out has two position in the saloon area - a new one forward for occasional dining and the original aft to seat up to 7 or eight. There are infills to allow the forward seating area to be converted to a large double bunk.


Down 3 steps to port is the main aft cabin with hanging locker just outside and a double bunk with lockers, 2 hatches, cabin lights and storage beneath bunk. Along the hull corridor is the navigation area with admiralty chart size pull out chart table and access to to radar, navtext, GPS repeater etc, teak CD stowage, teak Pilot book stowage, teak HH GPS holder,   Forward of this is the heads and shower area with large storage lockers, sail locker up forward.


To starboard you descend 3 steps into the hull and the 2nd aft double cabin is in the stern with large freezer and fridge compartments beneath. 2 hatches and stowage beneath the bunk and beside it. The emergency tiller is stowed in here. Outside is a hanging locker and CD/Radio loud speaker.


Through the large galley area to the forward cabin. Through the teak finish door to a small cabin with a very large single bunk, stowage below, lockers and a Henderson bilge pump for the starboard hull.


There are cockpit cushions for the cockpit seats on both sides and there is a vast sunbathing area on both the bows and the stern. The aft deck behind the cockpit has the 2nd engine access hatch as well as the life raft and small deck lockers.



The two hulls, which contain the fresh water tanks, also have several watertight compartment some of which are filled with polystyrene which means the boat is buoyant even if full of water. There are large stowage compartments in both hulls as well together with Henderson bilge pumps in the forward cabins of both hulls.


Deck Fittings

4 cleats - fore and aft on each hull.

2 mid-ship cleats -

2 Genoa tracks

Mainsail track - traveller and stops.

Staysail track - traveller and stops

2 Lewmar self tailing winches

2 bow rollers -

Anchor winch

28lb cqr + quantity of chain and warp

Double life lines and stanchions

2 'tape' jackstays - 

4 man life raft in container-

2 large U bolt safety harness points in cockpit

-2 deck fresh water fillers

3 halyard cleats in cockpit.

New teak cockpit floor grating -

Davits for dinghy

Outboard motor stowage bracket

New 'Command' chair - adjustable height

Cockpit table and leg

Tricolour Masthead light

Steaming light

Navigation lights

Deck light

Contest bulkhead compass - new 2006

Raymarine wind instruments - new 2006

Raymarine autopilot - new 2007

Autohelm depth sounder

Autohelm mechanical log

Emergency tiller & connection point.

Radar reflector on shrouds.

2 lifebuoys and holder + light.

2 large deck lockers for fenders and anchors

Boathook, fenders, warps

2 x Camping Gaz Gas Bottles

Ensign staff



Yanmar 3GM 30hp connected to steerable...............

Sillette leg - overhauled and rebuilt.

2 x 100amh house batteries

1 x 70amh engine start battery



VHF - 2006

Raytheon Radar

Nasa Navtext - 2006

Garmin 120 GPS - 2005 in cockpit/cabin

Nasa GPS repeater 2006

2 gps active antenna 2006

Engine battery volts monitor 2006

House battery volts monitor 2006

220/40 mains 2 battery control charger 2005

240 volt mains circuit

Red night vision interior light - 2006

Chart table light

Cabin lights throughout - mainly fluorescent

CD player and domestic radio - 2006


Standing and Running Rigging

Profurl roller reefing to genoa - new October 2005

Profurl roller reefing to staysail - new October 2005

Blue UV strips to Genoa and Staysail - new October 2005

Blue mainsail cover - new October 2005

Halyards, sheets, slab reefing - new October 2007



Teak binocular holders

Teak books holder

2 fire extinguishers

Central table with 2 positions

Mains 240V sockets

Swinging arm for GPS

New covers to all cushions and back rests




Sink and draining board

pressurised H&C water

2 ring cooker with grill and oven

Ample storage in draws and lockers

Large standard Freezer and Fridge in aft cabin

240v outlet for electric kettle or microwave



Plastimo electric toilet - 2005

Gas water heater

Basin with H&C water

Shower head and shower area

Bathroom cabinet - new 2006

Teak surround mirror - new 2006




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