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Kempala - 38 Dutch Steel Cruiser

PRICE REDUCED TO SELL!   'Manatees of Kent' is a 1992 Kempala 38 Dutch Steel Cruiser. One owner from new with a full service history.

She has two enclosed cabins and can sleep 8 inclding a cosy saloon sofa bed. The shower and toilet are in seperate rooms and there is a large well appointed galley with two fridges.

Fitted with twin diesel Perkins 6354 (2x120hp) engines with brand new domestic batteries and a recently fitted Fisher Panda Generator.

The boat was lifted and refurbished 8 years ago, including a full repaint.

This boat has crossed the English Channel on several occasions and is a sturdy sea going boat. Drawing 1.22m and having twin keels she is a very stable boat. 

Presented in excellent working order, viewing is recommended.



Overall Length                                        41' 2"      12.4m

Beam                                                     11' 8"       3.7m

Draft                                                       4'            1.22m

Air Draft (Screen down)                            8' 8"         2.64m

Date Built                                                1992

Builders/ Yard No                                     Kempers / 369          

Country of Origin                                      Holland

Hull Materials / Colour                              Steel / White with Burgundy Strpe

Deck Materials / Colour                            Steel / Grey

Superstructure Materials & Colour             Steel / White


Make and Type of Engines                     Perkins T6.354

Fuel Type                                              Diesel

No of Engines                                       Two   

Horsepower                                           120hp each          

No of Cylinders                                      6     

Engine Hours                                         1200

Stern drive/Inboard/Outboard                   Inboard

Steering  Hydraulic/Cable                        Hydraulic

Trim Tabs                                               No 

Method of Lighting 12v/24v/240v              12v/240v

Fuel Capacity                                         200 Gallons   909L

Water capacity                                       100  Gallons  454L

Holding Tank                                           50   Gallons   227L                    

Max Cruising Speed                                12 knots               

Inventory / Other equipment

Steering Compass        Sestral                     

Echo Sounder              Autohelm depth                     

Log                             Autohelm Log                      

Autopilot                      Autohelm ST7000                     

Radar                          Raytheon R10XX

Radio/VHF                   Navico RT6500S                                                                

Davits                          Simson Stainless Steel 100kg each


Fire Extinguishers   

Gas Detector                Pilot Twin channel 

Life Raft                                          


Life Jackets                                   

Anchor x One          

Electric Anchor Winch 

Chain/ Length     30 Metres                                                            



Radio/Cassette/CD/ Audio               Kenwood          

Bilge Pumps

Bilge Alarm      

Navtex                                           Nasa Target                                 



No of Cabins                                    Two

No of Berths                                     Eight  

WC Type and Number                       One x Vacuum

Holding Tanks                                  One

Shower                                            Yes 

Cooker Type                                     Wyn Four burner Gas hob and Oven (Gimballed)            

Refrigerators                                    Two                                     

Fresh water capacity                        100 Gallons  454L

Generator Type                                 Fisher Pands 4kw (Fitted 2012)  

Battery Charger                                 Inverter 

Shore Power                                     Yes                     

Heating System                                 Eberspacher  (Diesel fired warm air)

Water System                                   Electric pressurised  

Water Heating                                   Yes - Gas   

Owners comments / History

Manatees of Kent has had one owner from new (22years) and has been moored at Penton Hook Marina on the River Thames. It has been cruised on both UK and European inland and coastal waters. It is now being sold due to age / medical reasons.

The boat has a very full service history with full documentation available.

Full ownership documentation is also available

Shepperton Marina Mooring Offer

We are pleased to be able to offer discounted moorings for the first year at Shepperton Marina for all boats purchased through our Boat Showrooms brokerage office.

For this boat an annual mooring with power would be £4347  including VAT and the discount, saving £435!


The company offers the detail of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Category:Motor Boats
Sales status:Delete
Model:38 Dutch Steel Cruiser
Mooring Country:United Kingdom
Year built:1992
Length:12.4 m/41 ft
Width:3.7 m/12 ft
KW:240.0 hp
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