Open 40 Racer Cruiser
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|Builder||JMV Industries France|
|Fuel capacity||136.4 ltr (30.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Water capacity||45.5 ltr (10.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||45.5 ltr (10.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x Diesel 30hp|
|Yanmar 3GM (2001)|
|Engine Hours||Not Recorded|
|Engine Cooled||Fresh Water|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||Not Recorded|
|Cruising speed (approx)||8 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||20 knots|
Katayden watermaker (PUR)
Engine driven salt water ballast pump
The yacht has been properly winterised, engine drained and laid up etc. All removeable equipment has been taken into dry storage whose condition was inspected by the broker's representative.
|Draft Max||3.25m (10'8")|
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Sloop rigged Alucarbon Carbon fibre spars (2001), with Other standing rigging (2001)
Sails10% discount on sails
|Mainsail||Quantum - Slab (2006)|
|Headsail||- Furling (2007)|
|Other sails||Staysail (2007)|
|Jib top (2006)|
|Code 0 (2006)|
|Code 5 (2006)|
|Spi 1.5oz (2006)|
|Spi 0.75oz (2007)|
The mast on the yacht is rotating, almost free standing rig to a standard Finot design used on a range of their boats. There is minimum standing rigging and the sail plan is designed specifically to be handled by one person.
12 volt, 5 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels with spare 100Ah alternator
Carbon fibre Construction with Fin and Bulb underwater profile, paint finish
Carbon-Nomex pre-preg construction by one of the most well respected offshore racing and cruising boat builders in France. JMV, builders of Mari Cha 4, and many of the most well known Vendee Globe Open 60's.
All the features that one would expect of this type of yacht. Four watertight bulkheads and crash box forward. Stability and performance is augmented by 1700 litres of water ballast each side split into several tanks.
|Manual water system|
|Heads||1 heads (Manual)|
Designed as an offshore single/shorthanded racer/cruiser, the accomodation is lightweight, minimal by cruising standards but highly functional and well thought out for the task. For someone looking to cruise, one would describe the boat as a passage maker, rather than comfortable cruising. However, it's minimal fit out does mean that there is plenty of scope with ease for modification for someone looking to add some creature comforts.
Forward of the mast there is a large sail compartment which could be fitted out with pipe cots to boost the number of berths onboard.
Behind a third watertight bulkhead there is a large heads compartment and drying/hanging locker that extends accross the entire beam of the yacht.
The main accommodation is between the mast and the companionway and has full standing headroom. The forward end is taken up by the galley which isn't crammed into a small area which is the norm on this type of yacht. There is space for a new owner to play with the arrangement here, replace the existing single-burner with something larger if they so wished for example. The rest of the cabin is dominated by a modern navigation pod and chart table seat in the classic Open 60 style. Outboard each side are bunks above the side saddle water ballast tanks.
Under the cockpit there is more storage space and access through a central hatch through the aft watertight bulkhead into the steering compartment. This area can be accessed from the deck and so used as a lazarette for storage.
2 berths with 0 doubles and 2 singles in 2 cabin(s) 1 burner spirit cooker
Iridium and Inmarsat C
Performance electronics are NKE
Pilots are Raytheon 6000 linear drives with independent gyros.
communications, electronics and electrics are to a very high standard of spec. and installation commensurate with a round the world racing yacht.
2 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
3.00m (9'10") of chain
Deck layout is designed for short-handed sailing including twenty six jammers/clutches and with no expense spared on Harken deck/winch package.
The entire boat is an exciting exhilarating toy and a joy to sail!
Safety EquipmentUKSA - 10% Discount on sail training!
2 bilge pumps (2 manual / 0 Electric)
2 x 406 EPIRBs
1 x SART
1 x Sea-Me radar amplifier