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Adams 40CC



40' 0" - 12.20m
Scarborough QLD
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Hull Material:
Cruising, Live Aboard

This Adams 40 Cutter Rigged Centre Cockpit Sloop was relaunched in 2011 after a complete strip back to the hull, internally and externally, and rebuild of the entire yacht to very knowledgeable owners specs, on what he felt was needed to take him safely around the world. Having completed many offshore passages, he wanted a yacht he could rely on to handle the rigour's of remote cruising both in the lower latitudes and closer to the equator. She will appeal to sailors looking for strength and safety, over the budget builds of most production yachts, and she fits this criteria nicely. Since her relaunch she has seen light use due to sellers other commitments and is now offered for sale at a huge reduction in her actual refit cost. On inspection, we are able to show detailed stage by stage photos of the work undertaken. As you will see from the inventory and photos, this yacht presents in very good condition and should survey well.

Scarborough QLD
40' 0" - 12.20m
10.83Ft (3.3m)
5.6ft (1.7m)
15,000kg approx.
Keel / Ballast:
Lead full keel @ 3,000kg
Hull Material:
Deck Material:
Powered by the 4108 Perkins located directly below the cockpit sole with access both under companionway and alongside in the passageway to aft owners cabin. Engine has approx 400hrs since rebuild including Rings, Bearings, Liners, Water Pump, and Injectors. Engine room has good access for maintenance and is fully sound proofed. Hydrive steering. Destroyer style wheel on pedestal.
Engine Make:
Fuel Type:
Engine Hours:
400 approx since extensive rebuild.
400lts in keel tank and 25lts in day tank.
4 x 65lt Atlas purpose built poly tanks and one 40lph PUR watermaker (not plumbed in).
Galley has the large twin stainless steel bowls almost amidships, twin fridge/freezer units forward of here and one slid out unit below.
Outbound to port you have the cooktop and oven along with loads of storage below bench. Extra bench space built into galley under cockpit and over engine compartment.
Induction cooktop. Microwave convection oven.
PUR 40lph not plumbed in as yet. Goes with the yacht.
Hot Water System:
Hot water is supplied to mixer over galley sinks via electric heater pump.
Heading forward out of the deep C/cockpit through the stainless steel doors and hatch, and down companionway stairs, you have the large Galley (more fully described below) to port and head/shower along with the side facing Navtable to starboard. Stepping forward again into the large u/shaped saloon area there are two of the three refrigeration units aboard to port behind saloon seating and the third below the large double stainless steel galley sinks. The saloon is set out in the typical u shaped layout around the mast support but where it differs from most yachts is that it travels fully forward to the bulkhead instead of making up a standard Vee berth. The saloon table is also not your standard fare. It is an integral part of the compression post and can be lowered into place easily or pushed directly up and out of the way below the cabin coachroof. Very ingenious use of space and opens up the saloon area for access to seating. Forward again on the other side of the bulkhead is the large forward anchor locker/lazerrett where you can climb down into through the sizeable deck hatch. Back through the saloon and to starboard you find the guests/crews double berth. This is a large berth and has a direct opening port into the cockpit so communication from helmsman into this cabin is easily done. Opposite here the galley extends aft giving great bench space and storage lockers back into the owners double pullman style berth to port. In here you have the washing machine and also a second electric head behind a door that doubles as a closer to the whole aft cabin for privacy. An L shaped seating layout, with storage above and below as well as shelving and big deck hatch over, complete the package here. Shore power AC unit and washing machine add to the yachts appeal for when you are in the marina. This could also be run from a portable gen set as needed. Saloon seating covers are in good condition as is the remainder of the yacht and there has been a lot of thought put into the work-ability of the internal layout.
Two x Double Cabins and two x single berths on saloon seating.
Shower over head and vanity. Hot water currently run off galley tap via electric hot water pump.
2 x TMC electric heads. 1 x 100lt holding tank with deck pumpout included. .
1 x AC unit in saloon
2.3m Aquapro inflatable.
Assorted hatch and hard dodger window covers, Waterproof wind scoop on aft deck hatch over owners double berth.
Bimini on Stainless Steel frame.
Winch Covers.
Anchor winch cover.
Ground Tackle:
Anchor is raised and lowered by the Hutton ARCO 12v anchor winch. This is operated from the safety of the C/cockpit or at the bow by the deck mounted foot switch.
100m x 10mm chain.
Sarca Excel main anchor.
Spare Manson plough anchor.
Safety Gear:
Assorted safety gear aboard.
Vessel runs the standard 12v/240v system with shore power coming aboard.
Inverter: Xantrex 1800w unit.
8 x AGM house batteries.
1 x start battery.
6 x panels giving 800w of solar.
Airex wind generator.
All wiring is tinned and has been replaced during refit.
New switchboard at this time as well.
LED lighting throughout.
Watercooled AC unit fitted on forward bulkhead in saloon.
Lemar washing machine.
2 x solar beck mounted fans over galley and main head.
Fan in saloon.
Autopilot: Coursemaster CM85I.
Raymarine Windspeed.
Garmin 751 Chartplotter (never used and will be fitted)
Standard Horizon VHF with AIS receiver complete with outside hand-piece.
All external nav gear tucked up under solid dodger and out of the sun and weather.
Stereo system.
Sail Inventory:
Original Main in good condition.
Near New Headsail.
Near New inner.
Boom Bag.
Mast / Rigging:
Alloy mast with mast steps to top.
Alloy boom. Both mast and boom refurbished during refit.
Hutton Alco forward furler.
Inner furler.
Double forestay so you can use an extra sail downwind on a wing on wing setup.
Twin rear-stays.
Twin spreaders.
Ratlins on starboard side up to first spreader.
Deck Gear:
Deckwash at bow for all cleaning duties including the anchor and chain as it comes up.
6 x Barient self tailing deck winches. 3 x 27,2 x 28,1 x ?
All lines lead aft to the cockpit.
Amron paint system has been used throughout.
Strong Stainless Steel Bimini structure.
Stainless Steel deck cleats.
Stainless Steel Davit system.
Stainless Steel Stanchions with solid top-rail and wire intermediary.
Boarding gate and ladder port and starboard.
Solid dodger Glass over ply so no canvas to replace.
Cockpit cushions.
Aft deck seating.
2 x Dorade.
Seller purchased the yacht and then proceeded to strip her out to a bear hull and complete the alterations he was wanting to achieve with the boat. This included redesigning the rear end and cockpit area to allow for the centre cockpit. This achieved a large rear deck area and access down to the water off the stern. She received a complete sandblast even down inside the keel and every bolt, nut and screw have been replaced. Basically, the only original components are 2/3rds of the hull, Mast and Boom (refurbished) and the main sail. Everything else has been rebuilt or refurbished.
Not often do we see a clean and tidy well set up steel yacht that is as close to being ready to go as this vessel. If steel is your preferred construction and you have been looking for a yacht in this size range, this may fit your needs.
Please feel free to contact Listing broker Rob Devers on Mob: 0407112265 or Email: rob@yachtdomain. Com to arrange inspections and information on this yacht.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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