1988 Passport 40, 40 ft | asking $89,000


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"Saltwhistle" is a super example of one of the most sought after offshore cruising boats on the planet!Don't miss this opportunity to own one of the premium offshore cruising boats at a very competitive price! 
Well designed and laid out, she is of moderate displacement, With a  good righting moment, she is designed to carry all your cruising gear without affecting the performance. Se is easily driven and really lights up in a good breeze.She is constructed of solid fibreglass and heavily laid up of 24 oz roving, strong and solid, keel is cast iron encapsulated in fibreglass; There is no chance of it falling off! She is designed by Robert Perry and built in 1988  by craftsmen of King Dragon Yachts in Taiwan, famous for their teak joinery, which is stunning on these boats!The underbody is similar to famous Valiant 40  except for the transom.Long fin and skew hung rudder."Saltwhistle" is a masthead sloop with a removable inner forestay, inline spreaders and runners ideal for setting a double headsail rig for these long downwind passages.

She is beautifully balanced, fast, yet has a very sea kindly motion. She can be easily sailed short handed with all the sail controls leading back to the cockpit, including reefing.She has in boom mainsail and roller furling headsail and staysail.The cockpit is fully protected from the weather with a Bimini top and dodger.Standing rigging was renewed in 2017 and chain plates in 2013 .Running rigging was replaced in 2013 .She was in storage on the hard for the last 5 years so the sails, standing and running rigging has had little wear and tear on them."Saltwhistle" is powered by a sturdy and reliable Perkins 55 HP diesel engine that has been regularly serviced and the diesel kept clean by onboard fuel polishing unit and regular filter replacement every 100  hours.The Perkins diesel engine was just pressure tested by a mechanic and found to be in excellent working orderThere is excellent access to the engine is by removable panels on all sides and engine space insulated for silent running. She comes with a myriad of spare parts , including propeller , engine parts , mounts, injectors, gasket kits, cutlass bearing etc, list supplied on request.Salt Whistle Also comes with a 9 ft Aluminum bottom RIB dinghy and v15 hp Yahama outboard engine which is transported on David?s, astern, there are also SS brackets for 4 X 5 gall jerry cans on board.She is fitted with a Spectra 380 C water maker with spares .


$ 89,000

Length: 40 ft
Location: St. Johns

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