Salar 40 Centre Cockpit Ketch

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Boat REF# 173627
£42,950.00 Reduced
Length 11.89m (39'0")
Year 1973
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 72hp, Perkins 4236 (1973)
Lying Cumbria

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  • Contact Adam Loftus
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Extra Details

Designer Laurent Giles
Builder Essex Yacht Builders
Lying Cumbria
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 681.8 ltr (150.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 454.5 ltr (100.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 15/06/2006


Engine 1 x diesel 72hp
Engine make and model Perkins 4236 (1973)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Bladed Fixed (Rope Cutters)
Fuel consumption (approx) 4.5 ltr (1.0 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 7 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots
Generator output 2.2KVA
Engine spares tick


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 11.89m (39'0")
LWL 9.45m (31'0")
Beam 3.43m (11'3")
Draft Min 1.68m (5'6")
Draft Max 1.68m (5'6")
Displacement 12,000kg (26,460.0lbs)
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")
Storage On marina


10% discount on rigging

Ketch rigged Aluminium spars (unknown year) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2001)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - Slab (unknown year) 2 Reefs
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Mizzen (unknown year)
Spare Mizzen (unknown year)

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power, generator


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Gelcoat finish

The hull, deck cabin and hardtop are moulded to Lloyds Standards.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 2
Shower 1
Heads 2 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Microwave tick
Washing Machine tick

Huge centre cockpit with dog house, there is a 2 berth aft cabin with heads, forward from the cockpit the saloon is to port with a linear galley to starboard. Forward again heads are to port with the fore peak further forward, The fore peak and saloon convert to double berth.
In 2015 a new sea toilet was installed forward, and the gallay cooker and gas supply line have been replaced.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF DSC radio tick
SSB tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Navtex tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
Depth sounder tick
Radar Reflector tick

Garmin GPS 128
Nasa Clipper Wind
Nasa Clipper Depth
Icom IC-M421 VHF DSC
Furuno Radar
Nasa SSB

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Cockpit cover tick
Bimini tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

3 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
3 anchors
(Anderson stainless, Bruce and CQR)
75.00m (246'1") of chain
Hydrovane windvane self-steering system
Avon dinghy (unknown year)
3.5hp outboard, Tohatsu, Short shaft (unknown year)

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Fume detector tick
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Safety harnesses tick
Swim ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 electric)

The liferaft is in service

Broker's Comments

Boatshed Cumbria are delighted to offer a Laurent Giles Classic Salar 40 Ketch. This particular lady has recently returned from two transatlantic crossings and she is now looking for her next owner to continue the travels. These boats are all over the world, the wheelhouse provides brilliant protection from the weather coupled with sea keeping abilities that modern boats can only dream of. She has got a comprehensive inventory, all safety equipment is up to date so if you are looking for a proven Blue water yacht give me a call to arrange a viewing.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Salar 40 Centre Cockpit Ketch has been personally photographed and viewed by a Representative of Boatshed Cumbria of Boatshed Cumbria. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.

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