About this Sailboat:
Would consider exchange/part exchange for more traditional yacht.
Located in Northern Cyprus in a new five star Marina. This Yacht has never been in charter and has had very little use. If you look at the photos you can see that she has been well cared for and is in very good condition. She is light & airy down below and is a fast and comfortable sailor.
She is easy to sail, all controls and sheets, etc are conveniently located in the cockpit.
The helm is tucked up behind the spray hood and is comfortable.
This arrangement leaves a large cockpit area free for relaxing and entertainment.
This Model – The 40DS – was only produced from about 1998 until 2005. This is one of only a few available now.
She has a forward and aft cabin with a double size bunks. Main Saloon table can drop down to accommodate 2 more guests. The dining area can seat 6 for dinner. She has forward and aft toilets, holding tank forward. There is ample stowage area in the cabin, beneath the cabin sole and in the lazarette.
Equipment on Board:
Pioneer Stereo – DVH-P5000MP.
Plays Music CDs,.
DVD Videos can be seen & controlled on LCD TV display but not presently wired. 4 speakers, 2 in cockpit, 2 in main cabin.
Roadstar 15 inch LCD Flat Panel TV, 12VDC, with remote control and external amplified antenna.
Cable for mast antenna and shore cable TV included and connected.
*NAVIGATION & SAFETY SYSTEMS*
CHART PLOTTER Raymarine C80 – it comes with an up to date (2010) Navionics chart for the Mediterranean.
The plotter is interfaced with a 24nm Radar, GPS, Knot-meter, Windspeed/Direction, Water temperature, Autopilot and Tridata display.
A 2nd C80 CHART PLOTTER is included with it’s own separate GPS Unit and is mounted at the Nav Desk and can be connected to the main system for use down below.
NASA Target Pro Plus Navtex and antenna.
VHF Raymarine Ray 240 system with 2 stations, Navigation Station and Cockpit, both with external speaker and controls. One handset is included, can be plugged in at either station. Hailer include with the above
AUTOPILOT – Raymarine Model ST6001 with Smart Heading Sensor and fluxgate compass. Heavy duty, electronic linear drive unit located below decks on rudder steering post.
EPIRB – ACR RLB-32, new in 2010.
Plastimo Life Raft serviced in May 2010
Mast mounted Radar Reflector
Electrical DC sub panel for additional circuits installed, new August 2012
Volvo D2-55 with 780 hours. last service: August 2012
Engine Panel has extra Oil Pressure & Water Temperature Gages. 2011
Dripless Volvo Shaft Seal.
External Racor 500FG Fuel Filter. 2010
Batteries are 2 House Batteries, 1 Starter Battery and are charged by a Cristec CP(# removed).
Charger & engine alternator through isolation diodes.
Lofrans Airon with plug in remote hand control and a helm control with chain counter. Windlass was serviced August 2012.
Main Anchor is a 15kg Bruce and the spare is a 45lb CQR.
New calibrated 100meter, 10mm DIN 766 Chain & Chain Locker liner – May 2011
OUTBOARD DINGHY ENGINE Mercury 2.5 HP 4 cycle, new in 2010, never used, but run monthly in fresh water.
Dinghy engine lifting system is included but not installed.
Lodestar 2.60m dinghy very good condition
WEBASTO Diesel Central Heating System with 3 outlets.
ENO Cooker 2 burner with oven. LP Gas locker for 2 Camping Gas cylinders.
1 extra gas cylinder is included, 3 total.
Xintex gas fume detector & alarm unit. August 2012
Frigiboat Fridge with Freezer section.
Teak deck, good condition.
Full Custom Window and Hatch Covers
All Sheet and Halyard Winch bearings new in 2011.
Headsail Furler – All new extrusion bearings in 2011.
New Headstay in 2011.
Main and Head sails professionally serviced and new UV protection strips in 2010.
Plastimo Horseshoe Buoy mounted on stern.
Swim Ladder on stern
Passerelle on Stern
A hot/cold fresh water shower panel is mounted on the stern.
There is a S.S. rope cutter on the shaft, forward of the prop.
She comes with all the Owner’s Manuals and electrical diagrams supplied by the builder.
The present owners have continued to upgrade and improve her to the present day.
NOTE: Blue Cotton also come with a fuel polishing/cleaning system 2010 – no more dirty fuel problems!!
Yacht is UK SSR registered.