A classic Bowman 40 fully equipped for extended cruising with teak interior and excellent accommodation. Good condition having been continuously updated including recent replacement of sails, rigging, windlass etc. The specification includes chart plotter, bowthruster, wind vane steering, and winter/summer boat covers. Owned by an experienced yachtsman and maintained to a high standard.
Price reduced to £85,000 for completed sale at current location in Turkey.
Designed by Chuck Paine
Built by Rival Bowman Yachts/ Southern Boatyard to Lloyd’s Register +100A1 Class
Scheel Keel and Skeg hung rudder
White GRP hull with off white superstructure
Teak decks re-laid 2005 and recaulked 2015.
Hull epoxied 2000 and stored ashore 6 month each year
Blakes seacocks serviced annually
Perkins Prima 50HP 4 cylinder diesel.
Annual service/100hr oil change
4300 hours approx.
TMC60 gearbox 2012 Shaft driven via Aquamarine flexible coupling
Bruntons 3 bladed autoprop.
Spare fixed prop
Cruising speed 7 knots @ 1600rpm, and exceptionally quiet.
Fuel consumption at cruising speed: 2.5 litres per hour.
Batteries - Engine start and 2 domestic, all 2014
Intellegent charger and 90 amp alternator
Portable solar panel
Inverter and 240v ring main
LED lighting througout
Fuel: 80 gallons (200Litres) in one stainless steel tank with gauge
Water: 120 gallons (545 litres) in 3 stainless steel tanks with water gauges.
Rocna 25kg ( 55lb) anchor with 80 m of 10mm galvanised chain (New 2012)
Lightweight Fortress kedge with 10m stainless chain and 50m tape on reel.
Electric windlass by Lewmar ( 2014)
Hydrovane self steering
Sprayhood and cockpit tent
Winter and summer covers
Guard rails with 2 side openings and one stern opening with boarding ladder
4 Classic large dorade heads mounted on teak boxes
Kemp aluminium mast and boom
Standing Rigging replaced part 2012 and rest 2016
Spinnaker pole stowed on mast
2 x Lewmar 30ST Halyard winch
2 x Lewmar 30ST coachroof 2 speed winches
2 x Lewmar 56ST 2-speed genoa sheet winches
2x Lewmar 40ST Spinnaker 2 speed winches
Slab reefing Dacron mainsail (new 2014)
Yankee in Dacron (2000) on furling system
Pentex 140% genoa on furling system 2005
Staysail in Dacron by Hood (2000)
Cruising chute with snuffer 2013
6 berths in 2 double cabins, with two saloon berths and fold-out pipecots.
Light teak joinery
Blue upholstery with additional cream cotton covers for hot climates
Eberspacher diesel cabin heating throughout
2 x heads compartments with showers and electric shower pump out
Pressurised hot and cold water heated via calorifier or 240V shore power
Vanity unit, drawers and shelves
Large locker behind mirror. Hanging locker to starboard
Access to chain locker forward
Aft of forward cabin to port
Manual marine heads with shower and wash basin
Hot and cold mixer taps & separate single lever shower fitting
Storage lockers and mirror
Teak grating to sole. Opening porthole and deck vent
U-shaped settee to port with water tank, large storage lockers and access to batteries / engine
Two water tanks, one to port and one to starboard, both under the settees
Large saloon table seats 8 persons
2 x full length single berths to port and starboard of saloon, with fitted lee cloths
Fold-out pipecots above saloon berths to port and starboard
Lockers and bookshelves
Large opening hatch in centre of saloon
Aft of saloon to port
Stowage lockers, fitted cutlery drawer, fitted stowage for crockery, mugs and glasses
Taylors gimballed gas cooker, Deck hatch above
Twin sinks with pressurised hot and cold water. Deck hatch above.
Additional manual freshwater foot pump and seawater hand pump
Isotherm seawater cooled Fridge - replaced 2010
Opposite galley to starboard.
The chart table stowage takes a half folded Admiralty chart
Opening deck hatch above.
Electrical switch panel, navigational and radio equipment
Navigator’s seat with stowage under
To port quarter area
Double berth with stowage and water tank below.
Hanging locker and vanity unit with drawers and mirror with locker behind
Opening hatch and porthole.
Large stowage space ( suitable for generator).
To starboard quarter area
Manual marine heads
Hot and cold shower
Wash basin with hot and cold taps
Stowage lockers and mirror
Teak grating sole
Opening hatch above.
Large wet locker with opening porthole,
Heating outlet in wet locker
Raymaine 9” chartplotter. Cockpit mounted (2015)
Garmin GPS with cockpit repeater
Rigel Poseiden compass
DSC VHF radio and handheld VHF radio
Autohelm Log,Speed, Depth, Wind
Autohelm Tridata (Depth/Log/Wind) repeaters at chart table
Radar – Furuno 1720
Autopilot – Autohelm 6000 point and shoot only
6 man life raft – serviced October 2015.
3 x fire extinguishers
Fire Blanket at galley
2 x Bilge pumps one manual and one electric
Clock and Barometer
Avon 4 person dingy - new 2010
Fenders, warps and boathooks
Extensive cruising inventory and spares