Used Bristol 40 Sloop Sailboat For Sale 35 pictures

Seattle Yachts presents this Sloop 1978 Bristol 40 boat for sale.

  • This Bristol 40 offered at $55,000
  • Powered by single Westerbeke / 1245 hrs
  • The boat located in Alameda, California (map below) and ready for viewing
  • The listing has been updated and on a market since Jun 22nd 2021

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Her wood-trimmed interior is a sight to behold, and all the fabrics and soft furnishings are brand new. Numerous Upgrades over the years include:

  – New Upholstery and Curtains 2021
  – Westerbeke Engine replaced 1993
  – Dripless PSS Shaft Seal 2012
  – Racor 500 Marine Fuel Filtering System 2018
  – Upgraded Light Fixtures with LED Lighting 2015
  – New Batteries and solar power 2019
  – Deck wash down system 2015
  – Fresh Water system with filtration and UV protection 2020
  – Running rigging traveler replaced 2019
  – 300' ANCHOR Chain 2015
  –  Electric Windlass 2006
  – Dodger and cockpit Canvas revised/renewed replaced 2019
  – Norcold Refrigeration with 6" insulation 2016
  – Dickenson Propane Heater


Accommodations are beautifully wood-lined with maple and contrasting mahogany trim all recently refinished and the upholstery is brand-new with tastefully selected forest-green regency-stripes and contrasting pin stripes, accents and curtains throughout.

Hatches and portholes have been all recently updated and are in stainless steel, while operable windows are of the highest quality aluminum framed with appropriately selected curtains and ocean air blinds. Electrical lighting is all updated traditional looking brass fixtures with up-to-date LED lighting retrofits.

Forward is a V-berth with steps up to twin berths port and starboard with optional filler that converts the V-Berth to a comfortable double bed.

Aft and to port is cedar-lined two-door hanging locker and there are several other lockers and shelves throughout the forward cabin.

A sound absorbing curtain separates the forward cabin from main saloon.

Walking aft you pass by the head with white trim and mahogany drawers Down-East style, but with additional maple trim ceiling and panels. The stainless steel basin recessed into counter top featuring , lockers below. The entire floor drains to a sump creating a generous shower area that is lined with with full-height curtains to protect the magnificent wood trim and painted surfaces.

The main saloon has a settee port and starboard with centerline drop leaf table that facilities dinner for 4 and cocktails for 6. Sofas converts into a double berth and two singles. Further aft and to starboard is a nicely appointed galley with Corian stone counter tops, fridge, gimbled 3 burner stove with oven and double sink.

To port of the galley is a forward facing chart table. With removal panel providing access to the cockpit locker.

Major Refit 1998-2001

Custom Wood Cabin Interior

Corian Countertops

Cockpit Solar Superstructure

(4) Stainless Steel Ventilators on Dorade Boxes

Stainless Steel Mast Pulpits

Stainless Steel Hand Rails

Stainless Steel Portholes

Aluminum Deadlight Frames Upgraded Reinforced

Electrical Panel

Anchor Locker Watertight Bulkhead Hatch

Custom Wood Table

Custom Wood Liquor Cabinet

Cedar Lined Hanging Locker

Cockpit Canvas Bimini

Cockpit Canvas - Bimini Starboard Side

Cockpit Canvas - Bimini Port Side

Cockpit Canvas - Bimini Stern Side


2015 Main 125% Genoa / Ulman Sails - Ventura

2015 Spinnaker Inspected Updated / Ulman Sails - Ventura

2015 Heavy Duty Tides Marine Sail Hardware

2015 Sail Slugs Upgraded from Plastic to Bronze

2015 Storm Jib Reconditioned


2015 Mast - Unstepped Serviced

2015 Staysail Quick Release Pin

2015 Windex Wind Direction Indicator

2018 Lazy Jack System

2020 Yearly Rigging Inspection / Hanson Rigging


Electronics 2015 Raymarine A128 12" Chart Plotter

2015 Raymarine 18" Radar

2015 Raymarine AIS Receiver

2015 Raymarine Chirp DownVision Sonar

2015 VHF Ram Mic - Located at Helm

2018 Raymarine Auto Pilot Remote

2018 Raymarine Auto Pilot Controller

2019 Raymarine Autopilot Linear Drive Rebuilt

2015 Standard Horizon VHF Radio


1993 Westerbeke 30Hp Engine - 1245 Hours

2012 PSS Dripless Shaft Seal

2015 Exhaust Manifold

2017 Westerbeke Engine Electrical Wiring

2018 Racor 500 Marine Fuel Filtering System

2021 Mixing Elbow

2021 Annual Service - February 2021


2015 Mast Lights

2015 All LED Lighting Installed

2015 Lighting Fixtures Upgraded and Replaced

2015 Bilge High Water Alarm

2019 Battery System: 520 Amp Hour/Gel Battery/Complete Rewiring

2019 Solar System: 2 - 150 Watt Panels/Charge Controllers/Wiring

2019 Bow to Stern Electrical Access Conduit Added

2019 Electrical System Overall / Cleaned-up by Liem at LTD Marine

2021 Electrical System Service - Peter Cameron


2015 Fresh Water Pump

2015 Deck Washdown System

2018 Wabasco 6.5 gallon Water Heater

2020 Fresh Water Filtration UV Light System Annual Service

Anchor System

2015 Primary - 300ft Anchor Chain

2015 Secondary - 70ft Chain/250ft Rode

2015 Stern Anchor - 25lb Danforth with 125ft Chain/Rode

2019 Mantus Bow Roller Added with Custom Integration / Bay Marine

2019 Mantus M1 Anchor - Anchor

2006 Ideal Electric Windlass

Original Manual Windlass

Running Rigging

2019 Cockpit Winches - Designed for Single Handed Sailing

2018 New Traveler System

2018 Replaced all Running Rigging


2019 Dodger - Revised, Rebuilt, Strengthened

2019 Sail, Hatch, Cockpit Table, Helm, and Winch Covers

2019 V-Berth Sound Resistant Canvas Partition/Door

2019 Stainless Steel Dodger Handrails Added

2019 Stainless Steel Dodger Frame Support Stanchions Added

2019 External Sun Screens over Windows

2019 Companion-Way Insulated Sunbrella Door


2021 Complete New Upholstery Curtains


2016 Norcold Refrigeration - Large Box with 6" Insulation


2021 Professionally Maintained - Jose Rodrigues Marine Services

Hull 2015

New Vinyl Lettering - Fast Signs / Ventura

2019 Fiberglass Repair - New Gelcoat Applied Throughout the Boat

2021 Fiberglass Polish - Maintained Jose Rodrigues

2015-16 All Through Hulls Replaced in Bronze


2015 Custom Stainless Steel Propane tank Holder

2018 Propane Magma Grill with Cover

2019 Life Line Revision - Stainless Steel Extensions on Superstructure


2015 Oceanair Marine Cabin Blinds

2017 Shower Curtain System

2019 Custom Teak Cockpit Table Reworked

2019 Dickenson Newport P12000 Propane Heater


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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Approximate boat location – Alameda, California

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Seattle Yachts

(206) 457-1900
/ Seattle, WA

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