The Grand Soleil 40 is a superb yacht from the premium builder Cantiere del Pardo. A great all-round boat with lovely sailing characteristics. This boat is very versatile and is currently owned and cruised extensively with a young family and or the grand parents but she would be equally at home offshore or cruiser racing. "Sapphire" is currently set up to be easily sailed short handed, even the anchor can be dropped and raised from the helm via remote switch.
This boat is in great condition including the Topsides which are stunning in Awlgrip and she has an extensive, quality inventory. 8 berths with 3 double cabins rounds off a very practical and well kept boat. She will be wintering ashore at DRB Marine Services Ltd in Rosneath from 11 Oct 16.
We look forward to organising your viewing and answering any questions you may have.
Rhu Boat Sales, Michael Schmidt & Partner, Tel: +0044(0)1436 821606 - firstname.lastname@example.org
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A beautiful family yacht, much loved and admired. Sapphire has been extensively cruised around the West Coast of Scotland by our young family for the last 5 years. Sapphire sails extreamly well and is set up to be easily sailed single/short handed. She also comes with a full set of racing sails which have only been used by us at 4 weekend events in restricted sail class.
The electronics includes a Raymarine E Series plotter at the helm (another at the nav. station) and autopilot with wireless remote. Even the anchor can be raised and lowered from the helm via remote switch. All deck gear including winches is by Harken, which reflects the quality of the overall build. Topsides are stunning in Awlgrip (Awlcraft 2000) professional paint which is extremely easy to maintain compared to gel coat - Two washes each year, in accordance to Awlgrip care guide means she is always shining, no polish required!
Teak side decks and cockpit. Leather work to wheel and spray hood replaced 2015.
She can sleep 8 with 3 double cabins plus saloon and has Mahogany woodwork throughout with Blue upholstery.
The Grand Soleil 40 is a cruiser designed by Massimo Papperini and built by Cantiere del Pardo in Italy. Outstanding sailing characteristics, build-quality, aesthetics and comfort make this one of the best 40 footers available in the market.
The interior finish is to a high standard as you would expect from this Marque. The furniture is cherry stained mahogany coated with a durable polyurethane which is buffed to a gloss shine. The interior is in good condition throughout.
Forward cabin - Double 'V' berth with squared off foot, 2 x wardrobes, deck hatch, reading lights, full length hull side shelves and plenty of under berth storage.
Aft cabins - 2 x double aft cabins with hanging lockers, side shelves, reading lights and ceiling lights.
Saloon - 'U' shaped saloon seating to starboard with central bench seat. Lockers outboard.
Galley - Linear galley opposite saloon seating to port, utilizing the central seat back for bracing whilst cooking at sea. Ample work surface and plenty of storage for provisions and galley equipment.
Heads - A good sized heads, situated to port aft, with marine flushing toilet, sink with pressurised Hot and Cold water system and shower.
Nav station - To starboard with large forward facing chart table, navigators seat, ships electrical distribution panel and navigation instrumentation.
Sparcraft twin spreader silver anodised mast (Cruising Rig), keel stepped with stainless steel wire standing rigging, spinnaker pole track with slider, radar reflector and radar.
All halyards and control lines led aft to Spinlock rope clutches at main hatch. Single line reefing for cruising mainsail.
Yanmar 3JH3E, 40 hp, 3cyl diesel engine with saildrive and morse engine controls.
The Company offers the details 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.