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  40' McArthur Class Custom


     Stored Inside in Winterport, Maine

                                                     Composite wooden sailboat

                                           Professionally built, Bristol England 1990 


Cascover sheathed from new. West system coated inside

Lead ballast, moderate fin keel Fully supported rudder

Treadmaster non- skid on all of deck

Recent Survey available.   US Registered, Tax Paid.  

Original design built for the single handed trans-Atlantic race.

Asking $35,000.00   For further information contact;

Pen Bay Yacht Exchange, John Wilkinson, 207-702-1065



Built over 2 year period in the late 80s. Launched in 1990. Shakedown trip to north Spain to cruise the Ria areas  

Next to N Africa and hence a circumnavigation of Spain. Returning to England via Canal Du Midi, France 

1994 depart England for the Caribbean by way of Canary Islands and Cape Verds Arrive Trinidad Christmas 94.

Cruise Leeward and Windward Islands to arrive Virginia August 95

1998    Leave   Virginia for the Windward Passage to Bahamas, Honduran Bay

Islands, Jamaica, Cayman Island and Belize returning via Mexico

To Maine, Nova Scotia  and hence to Newfoundland

Ten summers in Newfoundland and back to Maine

Presently cruising Maine and Fundy



Equipment includes:

Perkins 4-108 4cyl Diesel   Rebuilt 1980 (1000Hrs )

PRM Hydraulic Transmission

Deep Sea seal (PYI with RD flexible coupling )

11/4 SS shaft driving 17 X 14 three blade prop w Lobster cage.

5 Knots @ 1750 RPM

High output Alternator with intelligent Regulator


Split bank Battery system with Echo Charger JRC 3000 Radar, VHF  GPS  EPIRB 

Raymarine echo sounder.  Autohelm 100 Autopilot (heavy duty ram)

New Isotherm hold-over fridge

Lavac toilet with holding tank

Reflex diesel heater (Supplied from Head tank )

Force Ten Gimbaled Oven/Range

Force Ten Water heater  ( Engine /Electric)

Pressure water system


Interior layout :

Teak/Mahogany interior

Double V berth in fore cabin

Toilet and washroom

Two single berths in main Saloon with Lee clothes

Double drop leaf table

Starboard quarter berth

Chart table with chart storage and  Red/White illumination

Hanging locker for Oilskins

Custom Fly screens for opening hatches

Wind scoop for forward hatch


Tank capacities:

75 gallon wash water 25 gallon drinking water

70 gallon Diesel tank + 10 gallon Headtank



Seldon Mast Boom and Pole

Heavily rigged with inner fore stay and standing Back stays

1x19 rigging with swage terminals

Profurl 5 roller on 110% Headsail, 

Slab reef 8oz Main w/Lazy Jacks

Mac sails  (Recent)

S/L 555 anchor winch with Cal 8mm all chain rode  


60lb Bruce  Main    Danforth kedge    CQR back up

Older model four man life raft 


On board replacement parts include:

High output Alt plus charger

Jabsco pump

Engine cooling pump

Fuel injector Pump


Henderson Mk 5 toilet pump

Replacement hoses for Perkins

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