Ross 40' Sloop

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Listing ID 16905 Length 40 Feet
Condition Used Type Sail
Make Ross Year 1986
Model 40' Sloop Engine Type diesel
Number of hulls 1 Hull Type Fiberglass
Stock Number ESB 401
 Vessel Description
Reference NumberESB 401
Make / ModelRoss 40' Racing/Cruising Yacht
DescriptionUnbelievably priced at her newly reduced price of only $69,000 this great looking Ross 40’ Yacht is priced to sell. Her owner is going to the US and has priced this yacht to move her fast. She has been re-rigged and re-fitted and is an outstanding coastal cruiser/racer with a go anywhere lifting keel and rudder. She is an off-shore performance yacht with cruising and day boating comforts. Go racing or just go cruising. With her lifting Keel and rudder she is performance enhanced with reduced drag in light and moderate condition. For cruising she can go almost anywhere with her fully lifting keel draft of only 3’. Never get stuck on the bottom again, just raise the keel. The performance and cruising benefits of this feature are endless. As a racer she shone when placed 2nd outright in the 88 Brisbane to Gladstone. Courtesan is a competitive club racer competing in many twilight races. The cockpit has a large cover and comfortable seating and a table that is easily removed for increased cockpit space. This 40’ Racer/Cruise is an extremely strong and well built yacht made with diagonally laid glass over Klegecell. Designed by renowned New Zealander Murray Ross; Yacht designer, Olympic sailor and many times National and World champion. The rigging, mast, furler and headsail are only 4 years old. The entire hull and decks were 2 pack polyurethane painted only 5 years ago. The engine is a powerful 55 Yanmar turbo which has had regular service since it was installed new 6 years ago. Everything you wanted in a yacht at an unbeatable price. Don’t wait because she won’t last.
PriceAU $69,000 reduced
Vessel NameCourtesan
DesignerMurray Ross
BuilderAlpha Marine
Launch Date1986
LOA12.19m - 40'
Draft3' to 9'
Keel / Ballast2.5 Tonne Lifting Keel
Hull MaterialGlass over Klegacell
Deck MaterialGlass over Ply
Max Speed10 Knots (Motor) 18 Knots (Sail)
Cruise Speed6 Knots (Motor)
EngineTurbo Yanmar (New 2006)
Fuel TypeDiesel
Engine Hours580 Hours
Drive SystemShaft
PropsStandard Propeller
Fuel Capacity / Tanks300L in 2x Stainless Steel Tanks
Rig TypeSloop
Rigging AgeAluminium (NEW 2009)
Sail InventoryCruising/Furling headsail (New 2008), Jib wedge, Spinnakers x 2, Storm jib, Main, Plus many others.
Lazy JacksYes
SparsSpinnaker Pole
Deck GearPlenty of good Barlow winches, 11 in number.
CabinsOpen plan with V-Berth, 4 x singles midships & 2 x large Aft Berths.
Total Berths8
ToiletPump Out
LayoutGalley on starboard side forward.
StoragePlenty under benches/bunks.
FridgeWaeco 50L Fridge/Freezer
FreezerIn Fridge + Large ice box
Water Capacity / Tanks2x Moulded Stainless Steel tank 300L Total
Lighting System12v
Batteries4x Batteries
 Electronics & Instrumentation
GPSGarmin 4008 1Y/O
PlotterSeiwa Oyster
RadiosHF & VHF
AM/FM RadioYes
OtherDigital TV/DVD with a swing bracket for viewing from Saloon or in cockpit
 Safety Equipment
Bilge Pumps2
Fire Protection4
Flares / VSheetYes
 Deck Hardware / Fittings
Anchor WinchYes (NEW)
Anchor16Kg Stainles Steel
Chain40m Stainless Steel
Dinghy9’ Avon
Outboard3.3Hp Mercury
BBQStainless Steel Gas BBQ
CoversLarge Suncover
 Accessories / Additional Equipment
More GearSpare Anchor/Chain, Optional self-tacking stainless steel rig and track.
As details given above are as furnished by the owner of the vessel, Ensign takes no responsibility as to their accuracy. The vendor and purchaser agree that no warranty or guarantees of any type have been implied or given by the broker or its servants.