TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS RARE OPPORTUNITY!
One of the nicest Island Packet 40's on the market and "one of the few" 40's with an
In-Mast Furling Mainsail & A Bow Thruster
This IP 40 is an example of a very nicely equipped and well maintained Island Packet. "Because" has many upgrades including a New Yanmar 50 hp engine, New Windlass, recent Bottom Paint and much more. If you are looking for a great cruising boat, capable of taking you anywhere in the world in comfort and style then this boat is a must see.
SHOWINGS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
Contact: Nancy Ballard 713-859-4978 or 941-776-0616
Available to all FL licensed brokers.
Beginning at the bow is the Private Head with a large vanity and mirror, stainless steel sink, manual head, shower, teak shower seat and custom cabinetry for toiletries. The head is well ventilated with one opening hatch and two opening port lights.
The Master Suite follows aft with a queen size Pullman berth to starboard, underneath this berth are 6 drawers for storage. On the port side is a large cedar lined hanging locker plus three bureau doors for storage. The master suite is cooled by the Cruise Air 16,000 BTU marine air conditioning and is well ventilated with one opening hatch, three opening port lights and one Hella fan.
Continuing aft is the spacious Main Salon with new Interior Cushions and a Beautiful New Cabin Sole. This area was designed with comfort and safety in mind with an abundance of natural light and ventilation. The salon offers the perfect place for entertaining or simply relaxing. The Island Packet's signature fold up dining table will accommodate six guest for dinner. To port is a straight settee that makes an excellent sea berth, forward of this settee is a large cedar lined hanging locker. To starboard is an L-shaped settee which converts into a double berth and serves as the seating for the aft facing navigation station. A large amount of storage is located beneath and behind both settees. The main salon is cooled by a 16,000 BTU marine air conditioning and ventilated by one large opening hatch and four opening ports lights. `
Starboard of the companion way is the large U shaped Galley with deep double stainless steel sinks, three burner propane stove/oven, refrigerator/freezer and microwave. The custom cabinetry for dishes, cutlery and glasses along with numerous other storage cabinets and ample counter space make this area perfect for the sailor that likes to cook while underway or at the dock.
Across from the galley is the Guest Head. The guest head is accessible from both the main salon and aft cabin it features a stainless steel sink, vanity and shower with a drop down teak seat. The area is ventilated by one opening hatch and one port light.
Upon entering the Aft Cabin, you are greeted with a large dressing area. The large double berth provides a nice sleeping arrangement for guest. Abundant storage can be found underneath the berth as well as inside the cedar lined hanging locker. The cabin is cooled by the 16,000 marine air conditioning and ventilated by one opening hatch, two port lights and one Hella fan.
100% hand laid fiberglass construction throughout with ISO - NPG type gelcoat for maximum durability. All structural elements and reinforcements designed to ABS standards. The hull is molded in one piece utilizing a proprietary pressure fed application system with extra strong triaxial glass, unified with an engineered molded interior grid structure. The deck laminate is cored with Polycore and attached to integrally molded hull flanges with bolts, lock nuts and urethane adhesive sealant. All deck hardware is thru-bolted with aluminum back up plats. The deck features an integrally molded tan slip resistant coarse diamond pattern and is ivory white to reduce glare. The cockpit is spacious and secure with contoured cockpit seats that are almost 8 feet long.
Owner's personal items not listed here are not a part of the sale. Details of this vessel are offered in good faith but we cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. While efforts are made to keep this listing up to date, information provided at the time of listing is subject to change if the vessel is on the market for an extended time. 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.