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Island Packet 40

Length: 41.6ft / 12.68m

Price £130,000 inc Vat

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Boat Details


  • 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

Bow thruster


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.

Navigation Equipment

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

Yeoman Plotter

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.

Cockpit lockers

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

Safety Equipment

Canister packed 6 man liferaft with deck mounting and cover

Horseshoe liferaft


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.


Lazy bag


Electric bilge pump

Manual bilge pump

Furling genoa

Hot water


Swimming ladder

Mainsail cover

Spray hood






Fully battened mainsail


Marine head

Cockpit cushions

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