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- Construction: GRP
- Length (Feet): 41.6
- Length (Metres): 12.68
- Beam: 12' 4"
- Max Draft: 4' 10"
- Displacement: 10342
- Fuel Capacity: 1 x 340 L (75 Gal)
- Water Capacity: 1 x 640 L (141 Gal)
- Holding Capacity: 1 x 110 L (24 Gal)
- Number of Engines: 1
- Engine Make: Yanmar
- Engine Model: 4JH
- Fuel: Diesel
- Total Power: 50
Designed by Bob Johnson and built by Island Packet Yachts, USA in 1997.
The Island Packet 40 is a substantial cutter rigged long keel cruising yacht with two good sized cabins, two heads compartments and spacious saloon.
One owner from new, ?Island Race? has been well maintained and is equipped for comfortable cruising.
British SSR Registered, VAT paid.
Ivory white solid laminated GRP hull with IP’s “FULL FOIL” long keel
Encapsulated ballast of over 40%. Keel hung rudder with Whitlock cable linked wheel steering and emergency tiller. Rudder shims replaced
Varnished teak bowsprit and capping to raised gunnels
Ivory white GRP cored deck, GRP superstructure and self-draining aft cockpit. Moulded non-slip deck surfaces.
Internal GRP structural moulding with teak internal joinery.
Yanmar 4JH 50hp freshwater cooled 4-cylinder diesel engine flexibly mounted with heat exchanger and wet exhaust.
Reversing reduction gearbox, keel protected shaft driven Varifold propeller.
Ignition panel in cockpit coaming. Pedestal mounted single lever control.
Engine professionally serviced annually
Engine hours – approx 1,600 TBC
Cutlass bearing replaced 2015
Fuel: 340 litres in alloy tank beneath saloon
Freshwater: 640 litres in alloy tank beneath saloon
Hot water tank: 42 litres – heated by engine, diesel heater & 240v immersion
Holding tank: 110 litre sealed tank with electric deck and sea discharge
12 volt system - 3 x 80ah Sonnerschein domestic batteries, 2 x engine/thrusters Optima batteries. Charging by engine alternator, battery charger and solar panels with regulator.
12v lighting throughout. 12v fans to accommodation.
Bow, stern, steaming, deck, & anchor navigation lights.
Main distribution board with circuit breakers and battery state indicator.
220 volt system – Shore cable, connection, RCB. Various 220v outlets, Raritan 30amp marine battery charger. Immersion heater in hot tank. 400w inverter. Galvanic isolator.
Mainsail – Full battened, Frederikson luff cars. Slab reefing – North Sails
Furling Genoa – Original – Green sacrificial strip – North Sails
Furling self-tacking staysail – Green sacrificial strip – North Sails
Green Lazybag mainsail cover with Lazy jacks
Spars and Rigging
Cutter rigged sloop
Sparcraft Ocean keel stepped double spreader mast
Slab reefing boom with 2 x single line slab reefing
Self-tacking staysail boom.
Roller furling Genoa and staysail systems
Stainless steel wire standing rigging – original
Furlex furling headsail system
Sprung rod kicker.
Terylene running rigging with controls led aft to deck clutches.
Adjustable mainsheet and Genoa tracks
2 x Lewmar 48 self-tailing Genoa winches
Lewmar 40 and 40 self-tailing halyard/reefing winches
Lewmar 40 self-tailing furling winch
Lewmar 30 halyard winch at mast.
7 berths in 2 cabins and saloon. 6’4 headroom in saloon
Teak internal joinery
Varnished teak & holly floors
Upgraded saloon upholstery with Sand Ultraleather HP
Blinds to portholes, roller blinds to hatches.
Hot & cold pressurised water to galley & heads,
Water heated from engine or 240v immersion heater and diesel heater.
Ducted air diesel fired cabin heating
Separate diesel fired water heater
Separate manual cold water supply to galley
3 x opening deck hatches
12 x s/s framed opening ports
Cedar lined drawers. Crockery, cutlery & utensils
Clock & barometer
piped to holding tank, s/s washbasin, shower with seat & drain, lockers and access to chain locker.
Forward cabin with off-centre double berth to stbd, 6 drawers under.Sideboard storage to port with hanging locker and shelved lockers.
Saloon with settees berth to port & L shaped settee to starboard - converts to double. Large dining table with folding leaves, hinges up to forward bulkhead/drinks locker. Storage and book racks above berths, storage behind and below berths,
Chart table aft facing to stbd. Large navigation table with chart stowage, electrical switch panels and navigation instruments.
Galley aft to starboard. Large C shaped galley with double stainless steel sinks, H & C water plus manual cold water supply. 3 burner gimballed gas cooker with oven, Water cooled Isotherm fridge freezer. 220v microwave. Plenty of storage.
Aft heads GRP moulded compartment with teak trimaft to port with access from saloon and aft cabin. Sea toilet piped to holding tank, s/s hand basin, shower with fold down seat & drain.
Aft cabin to port with large double berth, seat, hanging locker and en-suite access to aft heads.
Ritchie binnacle steering compass
Dataline Windspeed/direction, boat speed, depth and waypoint displays
Lowrance Globalmap 5300 GPS plotter display on pedestal 2013.
Furuno radar with two displays
Garmin 128 and 48 GPS's
Raymarine ST7000 autopilot with linear drive
DSC VHF radio with handset and cockpit speaker
Deck and Equipment
Practical deck arrangement with a deep aft cockpit, wide side decks, good handholds and bowsprit forward with easy anchor handling.
Stainless bow rail, split pushpit stanchions & guardrails. Gates Port & Stbd.
Bowsprit with twin bow rollers
Teak gunnel capping with s/s protection band.
Teak coachroof grabhandles
Stern mounted swivelling s/s davits
Stern mounted bathing ladder
Matching green sail and hatch covers
Folding sprayhood with opening centre screen
Cockpit bimini on s/s frame. Dodgers.
4 x Tannoy vents
Bow, stern and spring mooring cleats
Deep cockpit with seating to port & stbd
Helm seat aft with backrest.
Water resistant cockpit cushions
Steering pedestal with leather covered wheel, teak drinks holder, engine control, compass and GPS plotter.
Outboard stowage bracket
S L Electric anchor windlass
Self stowed spade anchor and chain, chain locker.
Kedge anchor, chain and warp
Mooring warps and fenders
Canister packed 6 man liferaft with deck mounting and cover
Manual & electric bilge pumps
In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor. The vendor has provided the information and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed. Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.
Electric bilge pump
Manual bilge pump
Fully battened mainsail