Adams 40 - USD 52,000


The owner of this yacht has been sailing continuously in this region for the last three years with a running maintenance and upgrade schedule. Hull and deck were re painted in 2014, new electronics, chartplotter and e charts in 2015, AIS, wifi connect, new AGM batteries and new 25 amp battery charger in 2015, solar panels c/w solar controller new in 2014.

The yacht has very good mechanical and electrical kit and equipment, a reliable cruising yacht.

Last haul out March 2014.



Inspection by appointment with YBC.



Location: Lumut
Year Launched: 1996
Registered: Australia
Designer: Joe Adams Builder: Unknown
Displacement14 tons Keel: Swing keel (inoperable)
Engine: Volvo MD22P 60hp Drive: Shaft
Hull: Steel
Deck: Steel
Fuel: 300 litres (1 s/s tank)
500 litres (4 s/s tanks)
Steering: Wheel, cable Emergency Steering: Yes
Length: 40'
Beam:   12'
Draft:   5'
Engine hours: 3000
Speed under power: 6 kts
Propeller: 3 blade fixed

A good seagoing type layout with double cabin forward and good double aft. A single berth cabin between galley and aft cabin. The bathroom is starboard side and good in size. Headroom is at least 6' 3''.

TUDOR two burner gas stove and grill. MAXIE gas oven. 75 litre fridge. Single s/s sink with draining board. Mixer tap with hot and cold pressurised water.

One. Bathroom located starboard side, good size. MAKENO washing machine.
One electric head c/w holding tank.

Electrics & Batteries:
The yacht's AC system is 240 VAC, shore power inlet and cable, 35 amp CTEC M300 battery charger and various outlets throughout the yacht. Petrol genset. DC system is 12VDC. House bank is 4 x 100 amp batteries (new 2015). One separate 100 amp engine start battery (2015). 300 watt inverter.. DC charging from solar panels totaling 400watts, wind generator and main engine alternator.

Electronics & Navigation:

  • SIMRAD linear drive autopilot (2015)
  • GME VHF radio
  • B&G touch screen chartplotter

Cutter rigged sloop. New 10mm standing rigging in 2014.

Deck Gear:

  • All self tailing winches
  • Davits
  • Outboard hoist
  • Boarding ladder

Sail Inventory:
  • Genoa (furling)
  • Staysail (furling)
  • Mainsail (slab reefed)
  • Storm sails

Safety Gear:

  • ZODIAC life raft
  • 7 life jackets
  • Danbuoy
  • Flarepack
  • Fire blanket
  • Fire extinguisher
  • EPIRB (2015)
  • WHALE GUSHER 30 manual bilge pump

Ground Tackle:
  • Manual BARIENT windlass
  • 3 CQR anchors
  • 150m of 10mm chain

Achilles 3.5m

Yamaha 15hp