NAUTICAT 40 1986
Description / Construction A robust blue-water cruiser from the illustrious drawing board of Sparkman & Stephens. All GRP construction with heavy teak deck. Pilot house design with second steering position down below. Sloop rig and long finned keel.
Mechanical 1 x Barrus / Shire 90 ( Marinised 4 cyliner John Deere ) (90hp) Diesel Engine fitted new 2015. Vetus Bowthruster. 4 batteries charged from an alternator. Westerbeke 6KW 230V Generator. 12V Inverter. Shore Power. Diesel capacity 400 litres ( 2 tanks )
Spars / Rigging Sloop rig with slab reefed main and furling genoa.
Sails / canvaswork
Accommodation Can sleep up to 8. All main surfaces below deck are in varnished teak. The tastefully upholstered interior compliments the teak and gives a warm feeling to the boat.The aft stateroom is very spacious with a double berth and an extra single berth to the starboard side. It features a seated area and dressing table with hanging lockers and en-suite toilet and shower. A fitted flat screen TV, DVD player and CD player round off the luxurious spec of this most welcoming cabin.This clever S&S design offers great versatility when it comes to dining as well and the thoughtfully laid-out galley can supply either the adjacent dining table in the lower saloon or the upper saloon seating area.
Water capacity 800 lites ( 2 tanks )
Comments This Nauticat 40 is a superb example of this well designed and solidly constructed offshore cruising yacht. She has been well maintained and refurbished by her current owner - work includes new engine ( 2015 ) , new teak decks ( 2007 ), new teak hand rail ( 2008 ), new bow thruster ( 2008 ), new anchor winch ( 2008 ), new Webasto heating ( 2008 ), new davits ( 2010 ), new sprayhood ( 2011 ), new VHF ( 2012 ), generator overhauled and new mounts fitted ( 2015 ), new calorifier ( 2015 ), stern gland serviced ( 2015 ), new heads ( 2008 ), substantial re wiring done with new distribution board ( 2013 ), 4 new batteries, etc. This boat would make an ideal blue water cruising yacht and would be an ideal candidate for those looking for a liveaboard. Viewing strongly recommended.
The sails are good condition and are about 12 years old. The foresail has a new weather strip.
The rigging was replaced about 15 years ago.