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Priced to sell!
- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- US$ 89,950
A good example of the popular Beneteau First 40.7 cruiser racer built in 2005.
She can accommodate 8 crew in 3 double cabins plus 2 convertible saloon berths.
When the 40.7 was launched she took the racing world by storm and is considered by many as the perfect racer/cruiser. Sailing World magazine awarded her their prestigious 1999 'Boat of the Year' award.
She is UK flagged and MCA Coded for charter.
Offered for sale with a suite of Dacron cruising sails. A new set of racing sails is currently on order and available separately.
Generally in good overall condition following a recent overhaul.
Please contact Richard Watson at Caribbean Brokerage in Antigua for further information.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: Antigua (268) 726 2232
Please contact Alan Adelkind at (416) 884-0639
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Spirit of Venus
Designer: Farr Yacht Design
Hull Shape: Monohull
LOA: 40 ft 3 in
Beam: 12 ft 5 in
Dry Weight: 15211 lbs
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Fresh Water Tanks: (71 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (36 Gallons)
Number of single berths: 8
Number of heads: 1
Manufacturer Provided Description
The most successful 40 footer of its time, this best-seller is equally at home racing at high-level or out on family cruise.
? Tuff Luff grooved forestay (in place of genoa furling gear). ? Wide sprayhood with two frames, in grey. ? 23L or 88L rigid WC holding tank with sea/shore pump-out. ? ROD triple spreader mast with furling genoa. ? ROD triple spreader mast with ?Tuff Luff?. ? H53.2STA/48.2STA genoa sheet winches. ? 3rd service battery with power distributor. ? Teak deck. ? Open pulpit. ? Gates in guardrails. ? Eberspächer heating. ? Windex windvane. ? Laminated cabin soles. ? Raymarine PC Interface (RS32 input/output series in PC format).
Teak slatted cockpit seats. Gas locker aft to port. Liferaft stowage to aft of cockpit under teak slatted helm seat. Steering wheel column. Teak grating for helm. Emergency tiller. Steering compass on column. Navigation electronics (see specifications below). Self-draining cockpit. 2 waterproof cockpit speakers.
- OWNER?S CABIN FORWARD - ? Headroom: 1.90m. ? Spacious passage. ? Double berth 2m x 1.60m at the shoulders. ? Hanging locker. ? Shelving along hull. ? Reading light at head end. ? Deckhead light. ? Lewmar 440mm x 440mm opening hatch with blind. - SALOON - ? Headroom: 1.95m. ? Oval settee with high-density foam seat and backrest. ? Stowage spaces behind settee backrests. ? Inlaid saloon table. ? Bar unit near settee to starboard. ? Shelving. ? Handrails with built-in blinds. ? Plenty of natural light by means of: ? Lewmar 440mm x 440mm opening hatch with blind. ? Two fixed hull ports. ? Four deckhead lights with independent switches. - TWO AFT CABINS - Each cabin comprises: ? Double berth 2m x 1.50m. ? Mattress in two parts. ? Hanging locker. ? Shelving along the hull. ? Stowage under the berth. ? Access hatch to aft compartment. ? Oddments locker at head end of berth. ? Deckhead light. ? Lewmar opening port to cockpit.
Supply and management: 1 x 70 Amp 12V engine battery with circuit breaker. 1 x 110 Amp 12V service battery. Battery management by voltmeter. 20 Amp battery charger. 16-switch 12V electrical panel and breaker. 220V supply. 2 x 220V sockets. Lighting (see Accommodation). Navigation lights: 1 bicolour bow light. 1 white stern light. 1 anchor light.
Rectangular double stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Hot and cold pressurised water. Gimballed 2-burner hob and oven. 90L 12V refrigeration unit. Cutlery drawer. Waste bin. Under-sink stowage and shelf units. Three-compartment galley stowage unit with doors. Dustpan in sole. Two deckhead lights. Lewmar 174mm x 304mm opening port.
Stainless steel pulpit. Bicolour navigation lights fitted to pulpit. Stainless steel pushpit in two parts with lifebuoy holder, ensign staff support and closing guardrail. A double row of adjustable stainless steel guardrails surrounds the boat.. 8 stainless steel shaped stanchions with flush moulded stainless steel bases (Bénéteau patent). Two stainless steel handrails bolted to the coachroof.
38 hp Sail Drive engine. Engine compartment insulated and sound-proofed with honeycomb foam. Rotomoulded fuel tank of approx. 135L capacity with sediment filter and cut-off. Engine hatch in cockpit to port. Flush aluminium engine control lever.
The hull is single-skinned laminated GRP. A structural inner moulding formed with unidirectional fabric is bonded and laminated to the hull. Its structural role is important as it takes and absorbs the stresses at pressure points (chain plate tie rods, keel, rudder etc.) and spreads any loads, guaranteeing reduced strain on the hull. The surface to the inner hull makes it easier to clean and provides a better finish. The hull gel coat is white in colour.
The deck is balsa sandwich construction (glass fibre, balsa, polyester resin) for an optimal strength/weight ratio and for good thermal and sound insulation. A roughened non-slip surface increases safety over all areas of movement on deck. An inner deck moulding is sealed to the deck to round off the finish. - MOORING AND ANCHORING - Stainless steel bow fitting. Tack fitting and removable bow roller. 6 aluminium mooring cleats with stainless steel protection. Self-draining anchor well with hatch cover. 12V 800W horizontally mounted electric windlass with up and down controls. - BATHING PLATFORM AND AFT DECK - Teak slatted bathing platform. Stainless steel removable bathing ladder with teak treads. White transom. Hot and cold cockpit shower. 220V shore supply socket..
The First 40.7 Distinction is fitted with the Raymarine N°10 electronic navigation pack comprising: ? On port side of steering console: 1 x Tridata ST60 log and depth sounder (with transducers for log and depth sounder), 1 x ST60 wind instrument (with anemometer and windvane at mast head, 30m cable, and junction box at mast foot). ? On starboard side of steering console: ST6001 Plus automatic pilot, controller and computer with compass, LS40 helm drive and ST60 remote control for mast foot repeaters. ? At mast: 3 x ST60 multifunction repeaters. ? Over chart table: C80 LCD chart plotter with 8.4? colour screen and Navionics Gold cartography, linked to GPS receiver aft of the cockpit.
CE navigation class: A
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.
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