Yachtfinders / Windseakers, Inc. presents this Cruisers 1986 Nordic 40 boat for sale.

  • This Nordic 40 offered at $115,000
  • Powered by single Universal 5432 4cyl Model 40 / 32 hp / 5194 hrs
  • The boat located in San Diego, Ca (map below) and ready for viewing
  • The listing has been updated and on a market since Mar 7th 2023

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40' Nordic 40 '86 "Blade and Wing"
The Nordic 40 is a well proven offshore performance cruiser. Her fine entry provides excellent comfort and control when sailing upwind. The beam is also carried aft providing for a spacious cockpit. BLADE AND WING is very well equipped for long distance cruising and she is ready to go again at any time.


Master cabin forward featuring a V-berth with hanging locker to starboard.

Next aft is the enclosed head with separate stall shower to port and eight enclosed shelves opposite to starboard.

The main salon features a U-shaped settee/berth with a drop down dinette table to port with a single settee/berth to starboard. There is ample storage both outboard and above the settees on both sides.

The forward-facing nav station with access to a comfortable quarter berth is located to starboard of the companionway while a very user-friendly U-shaped galley is to port.

The engine is located directly below and aft of the companionway steps.


3-burner Hillerange propane stove with oven

Pressure fresh water system with manual backup foot pump

(2) deep stainless steel sinks

(2) 5-gal propane tanks

Xintex Fireboy propane sensor control with (2) remote sensors

Electronics and Navigation

Raymarine wind speed and direction

Raymarine speed and distance logs

Raymarine depth sounder

Monitor self-steering wind vane (2013)

Autohelm 6000 autopilot

5” Ritchie pedestal compass

Raymarine C127 chart plotter (2013)

Furuno radar

Standard Horizon Matrix AIS+ VHF radio

Icom IC-M802 SSB radio (2013)

Weems Plath clock and barometer

Kenwood KDC-MP342U AM/FM/DVD radio with (2) Alphasonik speakers in the salon

Pactor IV modem (2015)


12V DC and 110V AC

(2) 8DL Lifeline AGM house batteries (2015)

(1) Lifeline AGM27 engine start battery (2022)

Solbian solar panel

Air Breeze wind generator and monitoring system

Spare blades for wind generator

Shore power cord


55# Rocna with 150’ chain

Lewmar H3/505 electric windlass (2014)

Dodger and bimini with full cockpit enclosure

Achilles HB300FX (2016) with Honda BF8A 4-stroke 8.4hp outboard motor (2016)

Anchor and steaming lights

Running lights

LED spreader lights

Tricolor light

Bow pulpit and rails

Lifelines and stanchions

Boarding gates

Dock lines and fenders


Dinghy motor davit


Last bottom paint – Nov 2017

Sails and Rigging

Hydraulic boom vang

Wire standing rigging

Hydraulic backstay adjuster

Aluminum keel-stepped double spreader mast

Mainsheet traveler

Whisker pole

Harken roller furling on headsail


(2) Lewmar 55ST self-tailing primary winches in cockpit

(1) Lewmar 43ST halyard and mainsheet cabin top winch with (2) Spinlock cam locks

(1) Lewmar 40ST cabin top utility winch with (2) Spinlock cam locks

(2) Lewmar 40ST halyard winches at mast


North mainsail (New 2019)

North roller furling jib

Detachable inner forestay for 9.4 oz Nordac storm jib (approx. 86 sq ft)

All new standing rigging in 2013

Engine and Mechanical


Engine alarm

Fuel filter

Raw water sea strainer

Stove and engine fuel shut-off valves

(1) manual and (1) electric bilge pump

Manual wheel steering

Manual Raritan head with overboard discharge (2014)

17-gal holding tank

All thru-hull fittings replaced with brass in 2016


4) life jackets

(2) fire extinguishers

Revere Offshore Commander life raft

Bell and horn

Emergency tiller


Xintex Fireboy system


All seller’s personal effects on board are excluded from the sale of this vessel.


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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