Ferro 40' Motor Liveaboard
Ferro 40' Motor Liveaboard for sale | 12.00m (39'4") | 1978 | 1x diesel 72hp | Ferro cement Construction | Full-displacement underwater profile | 4 berths | Boat REF# 36621
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|Fuel capacity||290.0 ltr (63.8 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Water capacity||290.0 ltr (63.8 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||135.0 ltr (29.7 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x Diesel 72hp|
|Engine make and model||Ford Thorneycroft 2712E (unknown year)|
|Engine Hours||Not Recorded|
|Prop(s)||three blade bronze 30 "|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||7.0 ltr (1.5 G) /hour At Cruising Speed|
|Cruising speed (approx)||6.5 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||8 knots|
The engine turns a large prop via a 3:1 reduction hydraulic gearbox.
The generator need attention at is has a sticking valve. It is an 11 hp diesel engine type producing 240 v ac. Also, it can produce 70 A 12 V with a booster for deep cell battery charging.
|Draft Min||1.67m (5'6")|
|Draft Max||1.67m (5'6")|
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Under the coach roof there is a steel frame at the door way to the forward cabin. This is mounted on the keel and is suitable for mounting a deck stepped mast if required.
12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, generator
Construction10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
The hull was constructed in 1978 in Wales, originally to be a fishing boat. The current owner bought the hull and has completed the coachroof, decks, bulkheads and cabin work to form a very substantial live aboard. Decks and coach roof are marine ply finished with woven matt glass and epoxy resin. Windows are marine quality aluminium and bronze.
|Total # of berths||4|
|No. of double berths||1|
|No. of single berths||2|
|Heads||1 heads (Sea Toilet)|
|Manual water system|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
The galley seating would convert to a further double.
The log burner has a back boiler for hot water and warms the two radiators ( foward and aft cabins). The aft cabin also has a gas fired blown hot air heater.
The quality of the mahogany joinery in the saloon and galley is very good but the aft cabin is yet to be finished with just ply wood lining.
Fridge is gas and electric ( 12 V & 240 V)
2 burner gas cooker
Simpson Lawrence windlass
30.00m (98'5") of chain
The chain locker is forward of the forward cabin and forms a collision bulkhead made of ferro.
Safety Equipment10% Discount on courses
1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)