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Unsinkable Yacht! Style, Space and Safety on the Sea. 

                                                                                      ETAP 38 i : Drama Queen

                                                                                                                                                 PRICE: $55,000 USD

                                                                                                                      Currently lying at : Rebak  Marina, Langkawi. Malaysia.


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Drama Queen is a modern, sporty yacht and stands for safety and luxury. Comfortable and spacious she is also classified UNSINKABLE. Belgium built, she was voted the European yacht of the year in 1991.
With a modern, functional, bright interior and a fast race inspired design, she sails very well in light breezes and heavy weather. She features a spacious interior with accommodation for six in two cabins, fully battened mainsail with lazy jacks, and is fully operable directly from the cockpit. She is in excellent condition and ready to sail. 

This unique situation of the current owner means she is priced to sell, and ready for a quick and uncomplicated sale. A  2018 Survey is available on request.


ETAP 38i for sale in Langkawi with SYS Langkawi.

ETAP 38i for sale in Langkawi with SYS Langkawi.

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Price:US $55,000   

Vessel Name: Drama Queen

Year: 1993

Length: 38' 0" - 11.59m



Displacement: 6405

Vessel Location: Vivanta Resort Langkawi


Hull Material: Fibreglass/GRP

Deck Material: Fiberglass

Keel / Ballast: Wing Keel 

Designer: Mortain & Mavrivkios

Builder: Etap Yachting, Belgium 

HIN: 1053

Registration Country: IOM

Registration Number: 741860 

Engine Make: Volvo 2003T with S-drive

Engine Description: 1993, good condition

Number Engines: 1

Horsepower: 43 hp

Maximum Speed: 7 knots

Cruise Speed: 5.5 knots 

Fuel Type: Diesel

Engine Hours: 1450

Fuel: 240 ltr

Dinghy: 3.5 meter hyperlon

Outboard: Tohatsu 5 hp

Propulsion: S-drive with fixed 2 blade prop. Folding prop onboard. 


Stepping down into this spacious light and open boat, with light colored timber and lots of sunlight is a wonderful experience. A center island sink allows for practicality and bracing during sailing adventures. Her long saloon couches and large fold up table double as berths, and a great place for entertainments. A double V berth and a very large double port side aft cabin compliment the environment.

Cabins: 2

Berths: 7

Shower: 2 ( 1 inside 1 outside )

Toilet: 1 ( Jacobs manual )

Entertainment: Loud Speakers installed but not connected.

Air Conditioning : Portable


Stove:Gas 3 burner hob style/oven. Plus Cob portable barbeque.

Hot Water:Yes

Ground Tackle: 80m Chain, 3 anchors, Electrical Windlas

Winches: Yes, 6 Winches in Cockpit, 1 in Mast

Covers: Yes,Various 


Galley Description: Center island double washbasin

Stove: Y 3 burner hob style/oven, cob portable BBQ

Water Capacity: 150L watertank + 4x25 liter Jerry cans

Water Maker: PUR powersurvivor 40e watermaker, 12V, can be hand pumped 1.4 gallon/hour, Working well, Pickled
Hot Water System: Engine and shore power heated 

Safety Gear

Life Jackets: Yes 2 crewsaver life jackets

Fire Protection: Yes 2x Fire distinguisher, 1x fire blanket
Bilge Pumps: 2


240/110/12v System: 240V and 115V Shore power, 12V DC system

House Batteries /Type/Amps/Age: 2 x 105 amp AGM ( new March 2020)

Engine Start Battery : Type/Age Y 40 Amph

Solar Panels/Watts/Age: 2 solar panels

Generator: Portable Generator

Charger:  Victron IP22 12/30 3 outputs, 5yr warranty ( March 2020)

Electronics / Navigation

Navigation Equipment :

VHF: Standard Horizon VHF (2018)

HF: Kenwood TS570 HF transceiver ERP 15-W

AIS: Vesper Marine AIS and Antenna (2018)
Radar: JRC Radar 1000

Depth/Speed/Wind Instruments: Depth - AdvanSea (New, installed Oct 2019), Speed - Navman, Wind - Northstar, Navman Repeater x 2 in chart table

Wind Vane: Windpilot (2018, bought at $2800 GBP), ST1000 tiller pilot (can be used to drive wind vane) Auto Pilot: Hydraulic autopilot

Sail Inventory

Genoa on Furlex Furler, main fully batended on roller bearing car system with lazy jacks, storm jib hanked on removable forestay, Spinnaker symmetrical (new) + sock

Mast / Rigging

1 spreader mast, steps to top windex, running backstays installed 

Deck Gear

Winches 6 deck + 1 mast


Lots of spare parts, consumables, power tools and hand tools onboard.

November 2018 last antifouled, 
4 owners, sailed from Belgium to USA, the first owner had her for 13 years, the second owner sailed her from USA to Cuba and then INdonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. The current owners are needing to move back to Finland for work.

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