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2005 Grand Soleil 40 Race

US$ 128,128*
Arachon, France
Interested in this boat? Tel: +44(0)1590 673715
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Carbon rig, great spec GS40R

Year:
2005
Length:
40'
Engine/Fuel Type:
Single / diesel
Located In:
Arachon, France
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
YW#:
80212-3189264
Current Price:
EUR  110,000 Tax Paid (US$ 128,128) 

BEELZEBUTH IV is a very well-equipped Race example of the popular Grand Soleil 40. Full carbon rig with mast-jack, carbon sails and B&G Hercules nav kit. Extremely well maintained and presented for sale in perfect working order. IRC – 1.052

 

FURTHER BROKER’S COMMENTS:

 

BEELZEBUTH IV is a 3-cabin, 1-heads version of this very popular Italian performance yacht and was bought new by her current owner to race competitively offshore under a IRC rating of 1.052. From her base in Arachon, Nr.Bordeaux she has won many races including overall victories the prestigious El Gaitero Regatta in 2008, 2010, 2014 and 2015.

 

Having always benefitted from careful routine annual maintenance, she presents in extremely good order, with her main specification highlights including:-

  • Nordic Masts full carbon rig with mast-jack
  • Harken deck gear
  • Carbon spinnaker pole
  • Extensive recent racing sail wardrobe
  • B&G Hercules navigation instruments
  • 2.20m lead fin keel
  • 3-cabin, 1-heads layout
  • Converting saloon table to create additional double berth
  • Larger 39hp engine option

 

BEELZEBUTH IV  is now offered for sale at a great price as her owners have already purchased a larger yacht.

 

PRESS REVIEW:

 

“The Grand Soleil 40 is a nice example of a noted Italian builder's response to the trend toward "performance cruising." If your middle years are no longer over the distant horizon, if you love to race or just cruise fast, if you want luxurious accommodations after a hard day's work rounding the buoys or rounding a headland on an extended cruise, the Grand Soleil 40 is a boat to consider.”

Sail Magazine – September 2004

 

CONSTRUCTION

 

RCD Status:

  • The yacht conforms with the essential safety requirements of Directive 94/25EC (Recreational Craft Directive) and is categorised A – “Ocean”

 

Hull Construction:

  • GRP hull construction using 12 layers of unidirectional cloth, vinylester resin and isophthalic gelcoats
  • Vacuum resin infusion system (SCRIMP)
  • Structural grid with six longitudinal stringers, five transverse ribs, and bulkheads.
  • Stainless steel reinforcement is built into the main bulkhead to spread chainplate loads
  • The hull-to-deck join is bonded with structural epoxy
  • White gelcoat finish

 

Deck & Superstructure Construction:

  • GRP deck and superstructure
  • The hull-to-deck joint is bonded with structural epoxy
  • Deck fittings are backed by integral stainless plates moulded into the deck, drilled and tapped to accept the bolts.
  • Non-slip deck finish
  • Teak laid cockpit seating, sole and bathing platform

 

Keel & Rudder:

  • The lead fin racing keel is bolted to the structural cross-grid, with the nuts accessible through the cabin sole.
  • GRP rudder blade

 

MACHINERY

 

Engine & gearbox:

  • Yanmar 3JH4CE 3-cylinder naturally aspirated 39hp diesel engine
  • Fresh water engine cooling via raw water intake and heat exchanger
  • Single lever throttle/gear control
  • Saildrive gearbox

 

Service & Maintenance:

  • Engine hours – approx. 2,300 as of March 2018

 

Propulsion & Steering:

  • Flexofold 2-bladed folding racing propeller
  • Solimar Regatta wheel steering with large diameter hide-covered helm wheel in cockpit

 

ELECTRIAL SYSTEMS

 

Voltage systems:

  • 12vDC primary domestic system with 12vDC starting circuit and 220v AC via shorepower

 

Battery Banks:

  • 1x 12V 180Ah service battery - 2014
  • 1x 12V 100Ah engine start battery- 2014

 

Charging / Inverter:

  • Victron Blue Power 30Amp automatic battery charger - 2016

 

Alternators:

  • 12V 80A engine mounted alternator

 

Other Electrical

  • 220v AC shore power system with ring main and 1x 220vAC power outlet
  • LED navigation lights

 

PLUMBING & GAS SYSTEMS

 

Fresh Water:

  • Pressurised fresh water supply via 12vDC pressure pump
  • Hot water supplied via engine-driven calorifier or via 220vAC immersion heater element in 26 litre well-insulated hot water tank
  • Cockpit shower

 

Bilge Pumps:

  • 12vDC electric automatic bilge pump for main bilge
  • Manual bilge pump in cockpit
  • 1x 12vDC electric pumps for shower discharge

 

TANKAGE

 

Fuel:

  • 80 litres fuel capacity in 1x stainless steel tank
  • Tank gauge at chart table

 

Fresh Water:

  • 200 litres fresh water capacity in 2x plastic water tanks
  • Tank gauge at chart table

 

NAVIGATION & COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT

 

In Cockpit:

  • B&G Hercules 2000 system with carbon windvane and speed/depth/water temp transducers
  • 4x B&G 20/20 carbon displays at mast
  • 2x B&G analogue magnified wind displays
  • B&G analogue wind direction displays
  • B&G Hercules 2000 multifunction display
  • B&G Hydra 2000 autopilot
  • Steering compass at helm binnacle

 

At Chart Table:

  • LCD monitor for computer connection (computer not supplied)
  • B&G multifunction display
  • Furuno GPS – 2016
  • Weather Station - 2016

 

Communications Equipment:

  • Sailor VHF with DSC

 

DOMESTIC EQUIPMENT

 

Galley:

  • Gimballed stainless gas cooker with 2-burners and oven
  • Isotherm 12vDC top-opening refirgerator
  • Twin stainless steel sinks with pressurised hot & cold water supply

 

Heads:

  • Jabsco manual marine heads
  • Hot & cold pressurised water supplies to heads and shower

 

Entertainment:

  • CD-radio with speakers in saloon and cockpit

 

ACCOMMODATION

Summary of Accommodation:

  • Three double cabins plus one heads with further converting double berth in saloon.
  • Headroom approx 6’3” in saloon.
  • Large forward double cabin with hanging lockers port and starboard sides.
  • Saloon with u-shaped settee.
  • Dining table drops with infill to create occasional double
  • Linear galley opposite saloon to port with large heads/shower aft.
  • Forward facing chart table with dedicated chart seat aft to starboard.
  • Mirrored aft double cabins with hanging lockers.

 

Accommodation Finish:

  • All interior woodwork in varnished light mahogany wood.
  • Floor is varnished teak wood with inlaid holly strips.
  • Laminate counters in galley and heads
  • White cloth upholstery throughout

 

DECK EQUIPMENT

Rig:

  • Nordic Mast white-painted carbon fibre performance mast - repainted 2014
  • Keel-stepped fractional rig with 3-sets of swept-back spreaders
  • Mast-jack
  • Nordic Mast white painted carbon fibre boom – repainted 2014
  • Navtec hydraulic backstay adjuster
  • Textile backstay – 2014 (original rod backstay available)
  • Stainless steel rod standing rigging – 2005 and checked 2014
  • Fredericksen low-friction ball-bearing battencars for Dacron mainsail
  • Harken hollow carbo racing blocks – 2014
  • Harken spinnaker track on mast with uphaul and downhaul
  • Carbon fibre spinnaker pole
  • German mainsheet system with full width Harken adjustable traveller in cockpit
  • Rod vang with block & tackle adjustment
  • All control lines led aft to cockpit
  • Towable genoa cars
  • Spinlock jammers
  • Halyards in dyneema

 

Winches:

  • 2x Harken 2-speed racing primary winches in cockpit
  • 2x Harken 2-speed mainsheet winches in cockpit
  • 2x Harken 40.2 St 2-speed self-tailing control line winches at companionway

 

Sails:

  • @Sails black technora racing mainsail – 2014
  • Starvoile carbon mainsail – 2010
  • Dacron  mainsail with battencars – 2005
  • @Sails black technora light No.1 genoa – 2015
  • @Sails black technora medium No.2 genoa – 2013
  • Starvoile Kevlar heavy No.3 genoa – 2011
  • North sails Dacron ORC genoa – 2005
  • @Sails medium symmetrical spinnaker – 2013
  • @Sails heavy symmetrical spinnaker – 2015 (as new)

 

General:

  • Pulpit and pushpit have opening for easy access on board
  • Double stainless lifelines.
  • Swimming ladder

 

Anchoring & Mooring:

  • Lofrans 12vDC electric anchor windlass with remote control - 2015
  • 25kgs anchor with 40m chain
  • 7kg kedge anchor with 50m leaded cable
  • Pop-up mooring cleats
  • Warps & fenders

 

Covers, Cushions & Canvas:

  • Mainsail cover
  • Wheel cover
  • Guardwire pads

 

SAFTEY EQUIPMENT:

 

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.

 

Life saving:

  • Complete offshore safety equipment package for 10 people
  • 10x lifejackets – serviced 2016
  • 10 man liferaft
  • Flarepack - 2016




VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS

 

Lying: Arachon, France

 

Available to view strictly by appointment

 

Office Hours Mon- Fri 0900 – 17.00

Saturday by prior appointment

                                                         

For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact us.

 

Please Note: Due to the varying locations of our yachts, your travel time and the distances that may be involved, we recommend that you only make arrangements to view if you are actively considering purchase.

 

Tel: +44 (0)1590 673715 Email: enquiries@grabauinternational.com



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