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    £ 101,488
    listed price: 115.000 €Vat Included / Paid

    Grand Soleil - 40 for sale

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    Grand Soleil - 40
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    • Grand Soleil - 40
    • Grand Soleil - 40 for sale in Italy
    • Grand Soleil - 40 for sale
    • Grand Soleil - 40
    • Grand Soleil - 40
    • Grand Soleil - 40 for sale in Italy
    • Grand Soleil - 40 for sale
    • Grand Soleil - 40
    • Grand Soleil - 40
    • Grand Soleil - 40 for sale in Italy
    • Grand Soleil - 40 for sale
    • Grand Soleil - 40
    • Grand Soleil - 40
    • Grand Soleil - 40 for sale in Italy
    • Grand Soleil - 40 for sale
    • Grand Soleil - 40
    • Grand Soleil - 40
    • Grand Soleil - 40 for sale in Italy
    • Grand Soleil - 40 for sale
    • Grand Soleil - 40
    • Grand Soleil - 40
    • Grand Soleil - 40 for sale in Italy
    • Grand Soleil - 40 for sale
    • Grand Soleil - 40
    • Grand Soleil - 40
    • Grand Soleil - 40 for sale in Italy
    • Grand Soleil - 40 for sale
    • Grand Soleil - 40
    • Grand Soleil - 40
    • Grand Soleil - 40 for sale in Italy
    • Grand Soleil - 40 for sale
    • Grand Soleil - 40
    • Grand Soleil - 40

    MY GU’ is a much-loved and very lightly used Gran Soleil 40, one of the last design from Paperini and Duck Design. She is the perfect value for money fast cruiser with low maintenance costs and she is able to host 6 guests for easy handling cruising.


    Designed as an easy-to-sail performance cruiser, the Paperini-designed Grand Soleil 40 is equally at home family cruising as she is racing around the cans or offshore. The ergonomics of the entire cockpit are nearly perfect. The seats are wide and comfortable with well-angled coamings, and the teak cockpit sole is attractive and provides secure traction. Low coamings and long teak handrails make it easy to go forward, and the helm station is excellent. There's an especially nice spot to windward when the breeze is up; the wheel pedestal is angled to make a splendid foot brace. Even shorter skippers will have good sight lines over the low cabintop.

    MY GU’ is a 3-cabin, 2-heads version of this very popular Italian performance yacht and was bought by her current owner to spend summers sailing with family in and around La Spezia. Having always benefitted from routine annual maintenance, she presents in extremely good order, with her main specification highlights including:-
    3-cabin, 2-heads layout
    Larger 39hp engine option
    2.15m lead keel
    Performance rig with 3-sets of spreaders
    Carbon sails plus gennakers
    Simrad instruments with chart plotter
    LCD TV in saloon
    Tender and outboard


    “The Grand Soleil 40 is a nice example of a noted Italian builder's response to the trend toward "performance cruising." If your middle years are no longer over the distant horizon, if you love to race or just cruise fast, if you want luxurious accommodations after a hard day's work rounding the buoys or rounding a headland on an extended cruise, the Grand Soleil 40 is a boat to consider.”
    Sail Magazine – September 2004


    RCD Status:
    The yacht conforms with the essential safety requirements of Directive 94/25EC (Recreational Craft Directive) and is categorised A – “Ocean”

    Hull Construction:
    GRP hull construction using 12 layers of unidirectional cloth, vinylester resin and isophthalic gelcoats
    Structural grid with six longitudinal stringers, five transverse ribs, and bulkheads.
    Stainless steel reinforcement is built into the main bulkhead to spread chainplate loads
    The hull-to-deck join is bonded with structural epoxy
    White gelcoat finish

    Deck & Superstructure Construction:
    GRP deck and superstructure
    The hull-to-deck joint is bonded with structural epoxy
    Deck fittings are backed by integral stainless plates moulded into the deck, drilled and tapped to accept the bolts.
    Non-slip deck finish
    Teak laid cockpit seating, sole and bathing platform
    Teak capped

    Keel & Rudder:
    The lead bulb/fin keel is bolted to the structural cross-grid, with the nuts accessible through the cabin sole.
    GRP rudder blade


    Engine & gearbox:
    Yanmar 3JH4E 3-cylinder naturally aspirated 39hp diesel engine
    Fresh water engine cooling via raw water intake and heat exchanger
    Single lever throttle/gear control
    Saildrive gearbox T

    Service & Maintenance:
    Engine hours – approx. 450 as of January 2018
    Date of last engine service – June 2017. Filters and impeller.

    Propulsion & Steering:
    3 blades folding propeller
    Wheel steering with large diameter helm wheel in cockpit


    Voltage systems:
    12vDC primary domestic system with 12vDC starting circuit and 220v AC via shorepower

    Battery Banks:
    2x 12V 100Ah service bank
    1x 12V 75Ah Exide engine start battery

    Charging / Inverter:
    60Ah Mastervolt battery charger

    12V 80A engine mounted alternator

    Other Electrical
    220v AC shore power system with ring main


    Fresh Water:
    Pressurised fresh water supply via 12vDC pressure pump
    Hot water supplied via engine-driven calorifier or via 220vAC immersion heater element in 25 litre well-insulated hot water tank
    Cockpit shower

    Bilge Pumps:
    12vDC electric automatic bilge pump for main bilge
    Manual bilge pump in cockpit
    1x 12vDC electric pumps for aft and front shower discharge


    180 litres fuel capacity in 1x stainless steel tank
    Tank gauge at chart table

    Fresh Water:
    300 litres fresh water capacity in 2x plastic water tanks
    Tank gauge at chart table

    Holding Tanks:
    Black water holding tank servicing both heads


    In Cockpit:
    Simrad AP26 autopilot control
    Simrad IS15 multi-repeater
    Simrad IS15 combi speed/depth display
    Simrad IS15 wind display
    Simrad IS15 tack display
    Plastimo steering compass at helm binnacle

    At Chart Table:
    Simrad CP31 GPS chart plotter
    Simrad WR20 remote wireless control for autopilot

    Communications Equipment:
    Simrad RS87 VHF with DSC


    Gimballed stainless gas cooker with 2-burners and oven
    Isotherm 12vDC top-opening refirgerator
    Twin stainless steel sinks with pressurised hot & cold water supply

    2x Jabsco manual marine heads
    Hot & cold pressurised water supplies to heads and showers

    JVC CD-radio with speakers in saloon and cockpit
    32’ Tv with antenna


    Summary of Accommodation:
    Three double cabins plus two heads with further sea-berth in saloon.
    Headroom approx 6’3” in saloon.
    Large forward double cabin with one hanging lockers port side.
    Owner’s cabin heads starboard side.
    Saloon with u-shaped settee and central bench seat
    Linear galley opposite saloon to port with large heads/shower aft.
    Forward facing chart table with dedicated chart seat aft to starboard.
    Mirrored aft double cabins with hanging lockers.

    Accommodation Finish:
    All interior woodwork in varnished light mahogany wood.
    Floor is varnished teak wood with inlaid holly strips.
    Laminate counters in galley and heads
    White cloth upholstery throughout


    Sparcraft Performance Range aluminium alloy spars
    Keel-stepped racing mast with 3-sets of swept-back spreaders
    Manual adjustable backstay
    All control lines led aft to the cockpit
    Lazyjacks with stackpack
    Harken deck gear
    Rigid bamar vang
    Spinlock jammers

    2x Harken 46.2 St 2-speed self-tailing primary winches in cockpit
    2x Harken 40.2 St 2-speed self-tailing control line winches at companionway

    Velman Sails Carbon laminate battened mainsail
    Velman Sails Carbon laminate jib
    Velman Sails Kevlar laminate cruising jib
    Gennaker with snuffer
    Second gennaker

    Pulpit and pushpit have opening for easy access on board
    Double stainless lifelines.
    Swimming ladder
    Outboard bracket
    Fishing rod holders at pushpit

    Anchoring & Mooring:
    12vDC 700W quick anchor windlass with remote control
    Spade anchor with chain

    Covers, Cushions & Canvas:
    Helm wheel cover

    Tender & Outboard:
    2.5 m tender
    2.5 hp Jonhson outboard engine


    General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.

    Life saving:
    2x liferafts (6-man and 4-man) – both requiring servicing and not warranted.

    Lying Tuscany.

    Available to view strictly by appointment

    Office Hours Mon- Fri 0900 – 17.00
    Saturday by prior appointment

    For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact us.

    Please Note: Due to the varying locations of our yachts, your travel time and the distances that may be involved, we recommend that you only make arrangements to view if you are actively considering purchase.

    Lead Broker: Michele Antonini – Grabau International (Italia)
    Tel: +39 333 74 89 281
    Email: - Click to contact -
    £ 101,488
    Category:Sailing Boats
    Manufacturer:Grand Soleil
    Mooring Country:Italy
    Year built:2006
    Sales status:available
    LOA:12.29 m/40 ft
    Length:12.29 m/40 ft
    Width:3.8 m/12 ft
    Draft:2.15 m/7 ft
    Category:fin keel
    Engine manufacturer:yanmar 3jh4e 39hp
    Engine hours:450
    No. of cabins:3
    No. of berths:7
    Model40Tank capacity180
    Hull typegrpDesignerduck design - massimo paperini
    Waterline length11.9 meters
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