Thunderbird Fast 40

Thunderbird Fast 40

For Sale: Farr 40 built in 1997, but recent £25,000+ refit including new standing rigging and sails. She presents a great opportunity to have a race ready competitive boat at a cheap entry level price.
Contact Ancasta Port Hamble on 0044 (0)23 8045 0000 or hamble@ancasta.com for further information or to arrange an appointment to view.

  • Specifications and Info

    Build

    FARR 40 DESIGNED BY BRUCE FARR
    Built by Carrol Marine in 1997

    CONSTRUCTION:
    GRP Vinyl Ester Composite
    Aluminium grid keel: steel fin, lead bulb
    Blue painted hull
    Light painted gel coat on coachroof and deck
    Blade rudder
    Tiller steering

    LOA 12.41m - 40.72'
    LWL 10.75m - 35.27'
    BEAM 4.03m - 13.22'
    DRAFT 2.60m - 8' 6"
    DISPLACEMENT 4,925 kgs - 10,902 lbs
    KEEL BALLAST 2,250 kgs - 4,960 lbs

    All figures approximate

    Spars & Rigging

    SLOOP RIG
    Sparcraft two spreader carbon fractional mast
    Aluminium Boom and kicker re-anodised winter 2020/21
    Stainless steel rod standing rigging new 2017
    Headfoil
    Running rigging in Spectra/Dyneema

    Recently new:
    1 Genoa Halyard + new clutch
    1 Spinnaker Halyard
    2 Spinnaker turning blocks
    1 Carbon fibre Bow Sprit
    2 Spinnaker Sheets

    Sail Inventory

    Aramid mainsail by G.P Sails 2018
    Kevlar mainsail by Quantum Sails 2012
    Farr 40 Class mainsail
    No. 1 Genoa 3DL by North Sails 2017
    No. 2 Genoa Kevlar by Quantum Sails 2012
    No. 3 Genoa Kevlar by Quantum Sails 2012
    No. 4 Genoa Kevlar by Quantum Sails 2012
    A 2 spinnaker by North Sails 2016 (being repaired)
    A 3 spinnaker
    A5 spinnaker
    Storm jib
    Tri sail

    Sails: new 2019
    A0 North Sails
    A2 GP Sails


     

    Hardware

    MACHINERY
    Volvo Penta MD2030 30HP 1997
    Saildrive
    New Gaitor and ring 2017
    Twin blade folding propeller 2018

    ELECTRICS
    2 x 128AH batteries 2017
    1 x MCA 1000A 2017
    Shore power cable

    TANKAGE
    1 x stainless steel fuel tank 35 lts

    WINCHES:
    2 x Harken 3 speed genoa winches
    2 x Harken 2 speed halyard/spinnaker winches
    2 x Harken 2 speed mainsheet winches

    Extras

    ACCOMODATION
    Sleeps 8 in single berths, blue canvas bunks
    Gas 3 burner stove
    Sink
    Jabsco sea toilet

    NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT
    Compass
    Speed/log/wind/depth 2017
    B&G Chartplotter
    VHF
    Recently new PCB for B&G Windex

    GROUND TACKLE
    Bruce anchor with chain
    Kedge anchor with 10m warp

    SAFETY EQUIPMENT
    1 Rescueme EPIRB1 Class 2 GPS
    1 EM-TRAK B100 AIS class B transceiver + Antenna splitter
    1 Cat 2 Offshore flare pack + grab bag
    1 Plastimo telescopic MOB marker flag (IOR)
    1 Jon Buoy Inflatable Horseshoe
    2 Ocean Safety horseshoes printed with name, MMSI, Call sign + auto lights as per Cat 2 Offshore
    1 MOB rescue system - 40m rope + floating belt
    1 Drogue
    2 bilge pumps
    Nav lights lower and Tri colour
    3 x fire extinguishers
    Fire blanket

    GENERAL EQUIPMENT
    Warps
    Fenders
    Boat hook
    Cockpit cover
    Cradle
    Radio

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