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Van de Stadt Caribbean 40

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Boat REF# 216762
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 12.00m (39'4")
Year 1995
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Fin
Berths 6
Engine 1 x Diesel 50hp, Perkins Prima (1995)
Lying Antrim


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Extra Details

Designer Van de Stadt
Builder Morvoren Seacraft Falmouth
Lying Antrim
Fuel capacity 120.0 ltr (26.4 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 300.0 ltr (66.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 50hp
Engine make and model Perkins Prima (1995)
Engine Hours engine1:   4500
Engine Cooled Indirect
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.5 ltr (0.3 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4.8 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots
Engine spares tick

Engine cooling indirect via heat exchanger.
All LED cabin and Nav lighting plus emergency high intensity strobe mast head for anti-collision and emergency purposes.
Charging 2 x 72 watt solar panels and regulator.
1 Airmarine 406 wind turbine


LOA 12.00m (39'4")
LWL 9.50m (31'2")
Beam 3.90m (12'10")
Draft Min 1.83m (6'0")
Airdraft 16.00m (52'6")
Displacement 11,000kg (24,255.0lbs)
Headroom 1.88m (6'2")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged with stainless steel standing rigging (2009)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail Crusader - (2012)
Headsail Crusader - (2012)
Other sails Cruising Chute (unknown year)

Mainsail and Genoa are both made from heavy duty cruising fabric and were renewed at completion of last circumnavigation and little used since. Appear to be good for more than an another trip around the globe.
Cruising Chute and Sock Furler as new.

Electrical Systems

2 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels 1 house battery system of 6 tubular plate traction cells approx 500 amp hours capacity 72amp hr engine start battery Split charge relay system with manual override switching


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Paint finish

Single pack paint over twin pack paint on epoxy primer


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cabin heating tick
Manual water system tick

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF DSC radio tick
SSB tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
AIS Receiver tick
Echo sounder tick
Radar Reflector tick

Navico Corus canbus linked intelligent system with speed/depth 4 additional programable heads for fluxgate compass, wind speed/ direction, autopilot etc.
Navico corus Oceanpilot with underdeck hydraulic actuator .
Furuno 1623 radar gantry mounted
NASA ais radar and navtex pro receiver.
Nasa Gps repeater.
Garmin gps chartplotter.
Battery monitor.
ICOM M304 marine VHF radio.
Sangean sw/am/fm radio receiver.
Stereo audio amplifier.
Scanmar monitor vane steering gear available by separate negotiation/agreement.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual windlass
2 anchors
(20kg Bruce and 15kg Kedge (CQR))
60.00m (196'10") of chain
4 Sheet Winches -2 Anderson selftailers and 2 lewmars with "winchers". All 2 speed.

Safety Equipment

Liferaft tick
Life buoys tick
EPIRB 406MHz tick
Boarding ladder tick

2 lifebelts horseshoe type and MOB marker
6-Man AVON liferaft in canister on deck.

Broker's Comments

Boatshed Ireland are pleased to offer this excellent Van de Stadt Caribbean 40 for sale.
Should you wish to purchase a yacht to take you Blue Water Cruising, I'm not sure you will find a more practically fitted-out one for sale in these islands. The present owner commissioned her build with a circumnavigation in mind and she has taken him safely to the Arctic Circle, deep into the Southern Ocean and most places in between. Everything has been considered down to the smallest item ... decisions and refinements were made based on experience and time spent on the ocean. Not a lot would need to be done to get her ready for her next journey. She does need some new paint on the hull and topsides, but she has the advantage of good sails and a great nav package. She is not the most luxuriously appointed yacht, but has lots of volume below decks due to her carvel curves, and a lovely saloon full of character. We would be delighted to take your call should you like any further information. These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Van de Stadt Caribbean 40 has been personally photographed and viewed by Ken Lawless of Boatshed Ireland. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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