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Sovereign 40 DS

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Boat REF# 163110
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 12.20m (40'0")
Year 1994
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Berths 7
Engine 1 x Diesel 50hp, Volvo MD22L (1994)
Lying South Devon


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Extra Details

Designer Ian Anderson
Builder Western Approach Yachts
Lying South Devon
Fuel capacity 600.0 ltr (132.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 600.0 ltr (132.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 100.0 ltr (22.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 50hp
Engine make and model Volvo MD22L (1994)
Engine Hours engine1:   872.3
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 bladed
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 7 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots

Engine overhauled 2006 by Volvo main agents
Mastervolt charging (2008)
New electric panel, wiring and navigation equipment in 2006 refit


LOA 12.20m (40'0")
LWL 9,076.00m (29,777'11")
Beam 3.92m (12'10")
Draft Min 1.68m (5'6")
Draft Max 1.68m (5'6")
Displacement 8,799kg (19,401.8lbs)
Headroom 2.00m (6'7")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Cutter rigged Kemp Aluminium spars (1994) with stainless steel standing rigging (2006)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail Westaway - Slab (unknown year) Stack Pack, Lazy Jacks, 3 Reefs
Headsail Westaway - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Staysail (unknown year)
Spinnaker (unknown year)
Asymmetric (furler) (unknown year)

Fuily battened main

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 5 batteries charged by: engine, shore power 240v with shore power charging


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish

Holding tanks size estimated. Grey and black water tanks


Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 2
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Curtains tick
Manual water system tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Force 10 cooker
Reversible air conditioning unit installed parts required

3 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
AIS Receiver tick
Echo sounder tick

Raymarine E120 at nav station
Raymarine E80 at helm
Simrad RD68 VHF/DSC

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Beaching legs tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Bow Thruster tick

2 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Electric Simpson Lawrence windlass (with remote control)
2 anchors
(Bruce 20kg and kedge)
60.00m (196'10") of chain
Waveline dinghy (2006)
2.5hp outboard, Yamaha 4 stroke, Long Shaft (2006)
Sleipner 4hp bow thruster

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
LPG Detector tick
Liferaft tick
Life buoys tick
Emergency steering tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Liferaft out of date April 2013

Broker's Comments

Provisional details awaiting approval
Boatshed Dartmouth and Brixham are delighted to offer for Sovereign 40 deck saloon. The Sovereign 40 was a larger development of the successful Sovereign 32, designed by Ian Anderson. She is a serious long-distance cruising yacht, with a very high standard of fit-out and finish. The Sovereign range were built in Dartmouth by Western Approaches yachts, which later became Sovereign Yachts. The design brief for the Sovereign 40 deck saloon was ".... to be a fast cruising vessel with classic good looks but with modern beam/length ratio..". The yacht has a long fin keel, with bulbed foot carrying lead ballast, and a skeg-supported semi-balanced spade rudder. Sovereign yachts were built to an extremely high standard, with the interiors normally custom built to owners specifications. The interior has the galley deliberately placed as near as possible to the yachts roll centre, to minimise motion at sea. The deck saloon gives a very light and airy feel to the interior. The hulls were moulded to Lloyds scantling rules, with isopthalic resins and the first layers of glass being powder bound mat, to reduce the possibility of osmosis problems. This fine example underwent an extensive refit in 2006 and is now offered for sale well presented and exceptionally well equipped. These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Sovereign 40 DS has been personally photographed and viewed by Paul Singer of Boatshed Dartmouth. 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 appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out surveys, structural and/or mechanical & electrical.

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