The classic Bristol 40 Yawl was designed by the legendary sailor & naval architect, Ted Hood, & beautifully built in fiberglass by Bristol Yachts of Rhode Island. She is as pretty to look at as she is a joy to sail and receives compliments in every harbor. An ideal world cruiser or bay sailor, she is also noted for a good turn of speed with remarkable comfort, noteworthy seaworthiness and fine sea-keeping characteristics. "Prelude" has a beautiful mahogany interior with a teak and holly cabin sole. She has had a recent refit in preparation for Cruising . All systems are in good working order with many items either replaced or refurbished. Last bottom paint was July 2013. If you want a boat that is ready to go. Come take a look at "Prelude".
Please contact the listing agent Dave Wolfe at 510-290-7463 for additional information or s=to set a showing.
"Prelude" offers a spacious cabin and a yacht like feel and appearance with upgraded varnished mahogany interior and teak and holly cabin sole. Interior cushions are 2 years new. The forward stateroom offers a V-berth w/filler, ample storage lockers and cabinets, and a large opening hatch for ventilation. Moving aft is a large head to port with shower. There is a private entrance from the master stateroom and main salon. Next aft and to port is a settee that pulls out to a double berth. There is a bulkhead mounted dining table on the forward bulkhead. Across on starboard is a long settee/single berth with lee cloth for offshore passages. There are large storage shelves with sliding doors outboard above both settees and drawer storage inboard of both settees below seating Next aft on starboard is the nice sized galley with new Force 10 stove/oven. In the aft port quarter is a forward facing nav station with a large quarter berth just aft
2 burner LPG Force 10 stove/oven (new)
Frigoboat refrigeration (new Compressor)
H/C pressure water
Teak and Holy sole
New head sink
New Electra San system
Galley and head fixtures replaced with new
Screens for all opening ports & overhead hatches
New companionway hatch boards
Screened hatch boards
Abundant storage lockers, drawers
All seacocks serviced, 2 replaced with new
New Water lines throughout
New water pressure pump
Complete 12V marine system with new circuit breaker panel and 4-position master battery switch. 3 new AGM batteries (2 house, 1 engine starting). True Charge 40 amp marine battery charger. 110AC shore power system with dockside electrical cable.
Autohelm 6000 autopilot
Furuno 24 mile radar
Icom M 80 VHF
Icom handheld VHF
Sony AM/FM/CD stereo w/ speakers below and in cockpit
Sails were professionally cleaned by Clean Sails in Seattle. Hogin went through after that and refurbished them including a new sun cover on the headsail. Hansen Rigging inspected the standing rigging and gave a thumbs up. The running rigging was selectively replaced as needed including new Jib sheets, topping lift, lazy jacks, and traveler lines.
Mainsail with reef points
95% jib on Harken furling
Lazy jacks (new)
Lewmar ST 42 primaries
Keel stepped aluminum spar
New mast step with phenolic pad
New spreader brackets
New masthead anchor light
Running backstays on mizzen mast
Centerboard has new spectra control line
New sail covers
New Anchor Lift SS anchor windlass
45# CQR Anchor w/ 200' all chain rode with 150' rope rode extension
Danforth stern anchor with 150' rope rode and 40' chain lead
Running lights replaced with new
Dual LPG tanks
Westerbeke 40 was gone through by Chuck's Marine in preparation for a cruise to Mexico. Work done included rebuild of the injectors, new exhaust hose, new prop shaft, new cutlass bearing, new packing gland, and Max prop refurbished.