Nauticat 40

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Nauticat 40 - Details

Now re-marketed and offers in the region of £87,000 are invited for this excellent example with many well executed upgrades.

The seller will also consider a part exchange.

Strong performance orientated pilothouse ketch, cutter rigged. Designed by Sparkman and Stephens for comfort and ease of handling she is ideal for both ocean and coastal passages. Updated by the current owner and modified for ease of maintenance. With the current owner since 1999 she has been well cared for and extensively sailed on the West Coast of Scotland and Ireland.

New/work done in 2015:
New upholstery, new Cooker (2 burner c/w oven & grill), new Microwave.
DVD Player.
New Calorifier.
Rebuilt 3.5 KW Generator.
Anodes, Antifoul.


Hull : GRP
Year : 1985
Berths : 8
LOA : 47' 0" (14.3m)
LOD : 39' 4" (12m)
LWL : 32' 9" (10m)
Beam : 13' 1" (4m)
Draft : 5' 8" (1.8m)
Displacement : 29800lbs
Ballast : 8800lbs
Keel : Encapsulated fin and skeg
Rig : Cutter Ketch
Engine : Ford Lehman 2722E 4 cyl 90HP
Fuel : Diesel
Engine Hours : 600
Location : Loch Fyne


Forward cabin with V berth plus top bunk. Mid cabin has a double berth. Aft cabin has a double berth. The forward heads has a hand held shower and the aft heads has a shower compartment. Hot and cold pressurised water available everywhere.


2 burner gas stove with oven and grill. Fridge(12V). Double sink with hot and cold pressurised water. Backup freshwater foot pump. Microwave.


Head sail (135%) with Furlex reefing. Main sail with battens and batten cars, 2 reefing points, stack pack, lazy jacks. Self tacking staysail with Furlex reefing. Mizzen sail with 1 reefing point. Spinnaker with pole. Vang kicker on main booms.


Engine and gearbox temperature. Engine rev counter. Barometer. Clock. Compass. Autopilot. Log. Depth. Wind. Garmin 750 Chart Plotter. Garmin Radar. Rudder indicator. DSC VHF radio.

Electrical System:

12 volt DC with 4 heavy duty batteries, 230 volt shore power, 230 volt 3.5 KW diesel generator. 1.5 KW inverter.


Davits, Fender Baskets, boarding steps, roller fairleads(6), boat-hook, Aquadrive shaft coupling, Electronic throttle control, fenders, warps, mast steps, spare 15 Kg gas bottle, deck box, hinged flooring, carpets, TV, DVD player, radio, fan, kedge anchor.
4 person cannister liferaft, life sling, Danbouy, 4 fire extinguishers, fire blanket, extra hand rails, 2 automatic bilge pumps, 1 manual bilge pump, 2 life jackets, horn, bell, radar reflector, nav/motor/anchor/deck lights.

Additional Info:

The powerful and reliable Ford Lehman engine had a rebuild in 2004 and has only done 600 hours of running since.
Fitted with a 3.5 KW diesel generator, 1.5 KW inverter, 8KW Bow thruster, 8KW Eberspacher hot air heating system, 4 heavy duty batteries, Power windlass with foot switches, battery charger.

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Listing started in June 2014

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