The second iteration from the Ker Yachts Design team, which offers vast levels of optimisation on from the original 40ft design. With three boats already sold and the first hull sailing in the UK and already winning silver wear, its clear to see that this boat is going to be the new 40ft benchmark.
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Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
McConaghy New Boats - Ker 40+
Hull Shape: Other
LOA: 41 ft 0 in
Beam: 13 ft 9 in
Maximum Draft: 9 ft 10 in
Packages available from Southern Spars and Hall Spars to varying degrees of optimisation.
Carbon 2 Spreader rig (Split as option) Twin spreader configuration. Nitronic 50 standing rigging (PBO and Carbon as option) Kevlar backstay Carbon Boom, 2 reef lines Carbon quick vang Harken carbo foil head foil Adjsutable Mast Base Adjustable internal hydraulic mast jack
ADDITIONAL SYSTEMS Spinnaker string drop system - KER 40+ Grand Prix Reeler sheet tidy system. Checkstay deflector system.
2:1 Mainsail halyard 1 x Fractional Jib halyard 1 x Fractional Spin / jib halyard 2 x Masthead spinnaker halyards 1 x Staysail halyard 1 x Mainsheet 2 x Spin sheets 2 x Jib sheets Traveler with purchase Main Cunningham with purchase Outhaul purchase in boom 2 x Reeflines Vang purchase Jib car in haul adjuster with purchase Jib lead up down adjuster with purchase 2 x Spinnaker tack lines 2 x Topmast Backstay Tails 1 x Bob Stay Halyard locking systems available throughout.
Deck Hardware Full Harken deck gear package (Harken Grinder pedestal system optional) 7 x Spinlock Clutches along with custom organizers McConaghy autoclaved glass aerofoil Stanchions, Pulpit & Pushpit Stainless steel 1/19 wire lifeline (lower) SPECTRA (upper) 6 x Dinghy hatches in cockpit sides for rope stowage McConaghy carbon fibre winch handle pockets Forward sliding hatch with pneumatic inflatable seal McConaghy carbon fibre foredeck toerails to ORC Standards Cockpit Clipping points McConaghy Carbon Fibre Winch Handle Pockets
WINCHES KER 40+ 2 x Primary Winches Harken B50.2 PTA 1 x Pit Winches Harken B46.2 STA 2 x Main Sheet Winches Harken B46.2 STA 2 x Backstay Winches Harken B35.2 STA
KER 40+ Grand Prix 2 x Primary Winches Harken 50.3 STR FD Pedestal Driven 1 x Pit Winches Harken 50.2 STP 2 x Main Sheet Winches Harken 50.2 STP 2 x Backstay Winches Harken 50.2 STP
UNDERDECK SYSTEM Vang purchase system led aft under-deck to control box Outhaul led aft under-deck to control box Main cunningham led aft underdeck to control box Main traveller led forward under-deck to control box Spinnaker tack lines led aft underdeck to pit winch Spinnaker sheets led forward underdeck to primary winches Halyards led underdeck Jib sheet up/down led aft to cockpit sides under primary winches Jib car in-hauler led aft to cockpit sides under primary winches Jib Tack led aft to cockpit sides under primary winches
KEEL & BULB A generously sized deep “T” shaped lead bulb keel High Ballast to Displacement Ratios Keel & Keel attachment is in excess of ISO structural regulations to Class A with plan approval by Germanischer Lloyd Deep SG Iron fin keel with composite fairings Lead T-Bulb Fin and Bulb are delivered faired and undercoated
ENGINE 30 hp Yanmar diesel engine with Sail Drive Folding 2 bladed prop Spinlock flush throttle control 100 Liter rigid plastic fuel tank
ELECTRICAL Red/white cabin lighting in saloon, galley, heads navigation areas 12 volt DC switch panelBattery isolator/selection switch 2 x House Batteries 1 x Engine Battery LED Navigation Lights Pulpit, Pushpit mounted
PLUMBING Freshwater Hand pump at galley sink Lightweight head 2 Manual bilge pumps 2 x 50 liter fresh water bladder tank
HYDRAULICS - KER 40+ Grand Prix Hydraulic headstay cylinder Hydraulic backstay deflector system
Full North Sails 3Di and 3DL specifications available upon request.
World Renowned builders McConaghy Boats are again spearheading the construction of the latest Ker designed 40 footer. The 40+ is the second generation design of the original Ker 40, which benefits from several years of development and optimisation from the first boat.
Three construction versions of the design are available;
Construction - Ker 40+ Ker 40+ as per specifications (Eglass) Hull and Deck constructed from vacuum consolidated eglass/epoxy/foam sandwich. Additional reinforcements for deck fittings and other highly loaded areas. Internal structure vacuum consolidated eglass/epoxy/foam sandwich construction with unidirectional reinforcements.
Construction - Ker 40+ Grand Prix Ker 40+ Grand Prix as per specifications (carbon, foam) Hull and Deck constructed from infused carbon/epoxy/foam sandwich. Additional reinforcements for deck fittings and other highly loaded areas. Internal structure infused carbon/epoxy/foam sandwich.
Construction - Ker 40+ Prepreg Ker 40+ PrePreg (Carbon, Nomex) Prepreg Carbon and Nomex Hull, Deck and Structure. Additional reinforcements for deck fittings and other highly loaded areas. Internal structure prepreg carbon and nomex.