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King 40

King 40

King 40 Yacht for Sale.

Price: £ 160 000

One of the most successful Mark Mills designs is now for sale. This King 40 has been actively and professionally campaigned on the UK race circuit and has a string of titles to her name. Launched in 2008. She has been maintained to the highest standards and is currently in “race ready” condition for her next podium seeking owner.

Specifications:

  • LOA: 40’
  • Beam: 12’ 2”
  • Draft: 8’ 2”
  • IRC Rating: 1.120

There is an impressive and thorough sail wardrobe by North Sails.

Lying in the Hamble ready for delivery.

New sails in 2013 include:

800 L Carbon-Aramid 16800 denier Mainsail

  • 800L Carbon-Aramid 14700 denier Code 1.5
  • 1.3/.9 oz Superkote A3

2012 Sails include:

  • 3Di 870 Code 2
  • 3Di 870 Code 3
  • .9 oz Superkote Gradient True Radial S4

Built in 2011 are the following:

  • 800 L Carbon-Aramid 16800 denier Mainsail
  • 800 L Carbon-Aramid 16800 denier Code 2
  • Kevlar X-tech Jib Top
  • Panelled GPL28/21 Carbon-Aramid Code 4
  • Kevlar X-tech Genoa Staysail

The 2010 built Sails are:

  • 800 L Carbon-Aramid 16800 denier Mainsail
  • 800 L Carbon-Aramid 14700 denier Code 1
  • 800 L Carbon-Aramid 16800 denier Code 2
  • 800 L Carbon-Aramid 22400 denier Code 3
  • .5 oz Superlite Gradient True Radial A1
  • .5 oz Superkote Gradient True Radial S2

Original 2008 Sails include:

  • 860 M Carbon-Aramid Mainsail
  • Panelled Carbon-Aramid Mainsail
  • 860 M Carbon-Aramid 14700 denier Code 1
  • 860 M Carbon-Aramid 16800 denier Code 2
  • 860 M Carbon-Aramid 22400 denier Code 3
  • Panelled GPL28/21 Carbon-Aramid Code 4
  • Panelled GPL28/21 Carbon Aramid AP Code 1
  • 1.5 oz Nylon Superkote A0
  • .5 oz Superlite Gradient True Radial A1
  • .5 oz Superlite Gradient True Radial A2
  • 1.3/.9 oz Superkote A3
  • .5 oz Superkote Gradient True Radial S2
  • .9 oz Superkote Gradient True Radial S4
  • 3.5 oz Kevlar + Kevlar Furler Spinnaker Staysail
  • Storm Jib
  • Storm Trisail

Deck gear is by Harken and includes the following set up which makes up a very functional and easy to navigate deck package for swift sail handling manoeuvres in the large expansive cockpit:

  • 2 x Harken Primary Winches Three Speed 48 TCR
  • 2 x Harken Secondaries 44ST
  • 2 x Harken Mainsheet 48.2ST

Harken Black Magic ball bearing block and car package with longitudinal jib tracks and ball bearing towing cars. Mainsheet track with traveller led under deck. Spinnaker sheet turning and cheek deflector blocks. Adjustable spinnaker pole car.

Spinlock Rope Clutches

Lewmar deck hatches and portlights

The mast is a twin spreader carbon rig with Rod Rigging and Aramid backstay with a hydraulic backstay adjuster with 2 pumps, port and starboard. She has a carbon boom and two carbon spinnaker poles. There is a hydraulic mast jack. The rudder is carbon and there is a spare rudder

There is an extensive set of spare halyards and sheets in addition to what is onboard for racing. There are rope bags onboard and a full set of onboard deck, cockpit, winch and wheel covers. There is a boom tent.

The boat is driven through the water to the race course by a Yanmar inboard diesel engine which in turn drives a 2 blade Gori folding prop. Control of the engine is by way of a cockpit flush mount Spinlock throttle control. The engine panel is fitted below decks. The interior includes forward berth, two quarter berths and saloon berths with a single head installation. There is hot water available by way of an engine driven hot water calorifier.

There is an impressive B&G Sailing Instrumentation Package onboard including:

  • H3000 Processor
  • 4 x 20/20 Displays
  • 2 x Full Function Displays
  • 1 x Graphic Function Display
  • Vertical Masthead Unit
  • Fluxgate Compass
  • Heel Sensor

In addition to the above and interfaced where possible, is the following equipment:

  • Load Cell and Amplifier
  • Dell Laptop
  • Panasonic Deck Screen with 4 batteries and charger
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • Icom VHF and Command Mic on deck
  • Garmin Chartplotter
  • Sat Phone incl data gear
  • Stereo with iPod dock
  • Broadband booster with modem and antennae
  • 2 x GPS Antennae with changeover switch
  • External Sat Phone Antenna

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

She is certificated to ISAF Category 3 and the following equipment is included in the inventory:

  • 12 x Spinlock inflatable lifejackets including tethers with carbine hooks
  • Mag Light Mini Torches
  • Rechargeable Waterproof Spot Light
  • 9 litre capacity bucket
  • Set of Flares: 4 x Parachute, 4 x Red H/H; 2 x Smoke Markers
  • Small rubberised handheld compass
  • First Aid Kit with Manual
  • Foghorn
  • Radar Reflector
  • Bolt Cutters
  • Basic Tools
  • Lifebuoy, Man overboard light and drogue
  • Sock throwing type heaving line
  • Emergency tiller
  • Bungs for all seacock thru hull fittings
  • Fortress anchor and chain/warp rode
  • CQR anchor and chain/warp rode
  • Mooring warps
  • Avon fenders x 3
  • Large block fenders x 2
  • 2 x Electric Bilge Pumps
  • 2 x Manual Bilge Pumps

The boat has a steel shipping cradle.

RESULTS SINCE LAUNCH:

2008

  • 5th IRC 1, IRC National championships
  • 5th IRC 1, Cork Week

2009

  • 1st IRC zero, Red Funnel Series
  • 1st Royal Southern YC June regatta
  • 1st RoyalSouthern YC September regatta
  • 2nd IRC zero, IRC national championships
  • 2nd IRC 2 Cowes week
  • 5th Big Boat1,Warsash Spring championships

2010

  • 1st Royal Southern YC September regatta
  • 1st Royal Southern YC May regatta
  • 1st Royal Southern YC July regatta
  • 3rd IRC 1, Warsash Spring series
  • 3rd IRC zero, De Guingand Bowl Race
  • 3rd IRC zero, IRC national championships
  • 3rd IRC1 Cowes week
  • 3rd Royal Southern YC June regatta
  • 4th Big Boat1,Warsash Spring championships
  • 5th IRC zero, RORC Easter Challenge
  • 6th IRC 1, Round the Island race
  • 7th Commodores Cup for South Africa

2011

  • 1st Big Boat 2, Warsash Spring Championships
  • 1st IRC 1, Scottish series
  • 1st IRC 1, Cowes week
  • 1st Royal Southern YC September regatta
  • Britannia Cup winner
  • Rocking Chair trophy winner
  • 1st IRC Zero Hamble Big Boat series
  • 2nd IRC 1, Round the Island race
  • 2nd IRC zero, RORC Easter Challenge
  • 2nd IRC 1, Normandy Week
  • 3rd Royal Southern YC July regatta
  • 5th IRC 1, IRC national championships
  • 14th Overall, IRC Round the Island race

2012

  • 1st IRC 1, RORC Easter Challenge RAF
  • 1st IRC 1, Warsash Spring Championships RAF
  • 1st IRC 1, Dartmouth Regatta RAF
  • 1st IRC 1, Royal Southern YC May Regatta RAF
  • 1st IRC 1, Royal Southern YC June Regatta RAF
  • 1st IRC 1, Royal Southern YC September Regatta RAF
  • 2nd IRC zero, Cork week RAF
  • 3rd IRC zero, Round the Island race RAF
  • 3rd IRC 1, Cowes Week RAF
  • 6th IRC 1, IRC National Championships RAF
  • 23rd Overall IRC, Round the Island race RAF

2013

  • 1st IRC 2, RORC Easter Challenge
  • 1st IRC 1, Warsash Spring Championships
  • 1st IRC 1, Warsash Spring Series
  • 1st IRC 3, Cowes week
  • 1st IRC 1, Dartmouth Regatta
  • 1st IRC zero, Hamble Big Boat Series
  • 1st IRC 1, Royal Southern YC May Regatta
  • 2nd IRC 1, Royal Southern YC June Regatta
  • 2nd IRC 1, Royal Southern YC July Regatta
  • 5th IRC 1, IRC National Championships
  • 9th IRC 0, Round the Island race
  • 23rd Overall IRC, Round the Island race