Ker 40 for sale

Port Hamble near Southampton, United Kingdom

Listed price £185,000 GBP

Tax Paid / Included

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Ker 40
Used sail boat for sale
$237,458 USD | Listed price £185,000 GBP
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Foam Core Epoxy hull
Fin Keel
Port Hamble near Southampton, United Kingdom

About this Ker 40


For Sale: The hugely successful "Keronimo". Launched in late 2010, she really was the boat that started the fast, planing 40 ft revolution and has an enviable trophy cabinet.
This design really excel's under IRC, but of recent years the boat has proved just as competitive under ORC and things look to only be getting better as the rating rule develops.
With "Keronimo" under your wing, you know you have the chance to win any regatta you enter, thanks to this fantastically optimised Ker 40 design. New sails, some electronics and new bow sprit 2019.
Ashore and available to view 6 days a week by appointment in Port Hamble. Please contact Ancasta Hamble +44(0) 2380 450 000 or email:



"Keronimo" is fitted with a Hall Spars carbon rig, which is a twin spreader configuration.

She is a single piece, which is the preferred performance option for these boats.

An optimised carbon boom, to include the option for reefing, with out haul system fitted internally to the boom is also supplied

Keronimo is fitted with Nitronic Rod standing rigging throughout, which was die tested in July in 2018

New Reaching Strut 2019

New Bowsprit by JW Creations Hamble September 2019

New Hydraulic ram in Mast 2019

Split running back stays, controlled by two aft cockpit winches allow for a large, square top mainsail configuration.

New Runner tails and strops 2019

New Runners 2019

The mast is setup with;

2:1 mainsail halyard.

1 x Fractional jib halyard.

1 x Fractional spin / jib halyard.

1 x Genoa Staysail halyard.

2 x Masthead spinnaker halyards.

Retrofit new sheave for fractional spinnaker.

P: 16.59m.

E: 5.32m.

I: 16.02m.

J: 4.71m.

SPA: 180.69m.

STL: 7.39m.

7 x Spinlock clutches along with custom organisers.

Running Rigging;

New running rigging during 2017 mast overhaul.

2 x Spin sheets

1 x Mainsheet

2 x Jib sheets

Main Cunningham with purchase.

Outhaul purchase in boom.

2 x Reef lines.

Solid vang with purchase.

Jib car in haul adjuster with purchase.

Jib lead up down adjuster with purchase.

2 x Spinnaker tack lines.

2 x Topmast back stay tails.

Chocks for main trimmer and runner.

Masthead navigation lights

A fully up to date running rigging package accompanies the boat (appropriate materials used throughout), with both inshore and offshore setup's included.

The boat also comes with spare running rigging for training and deliveries.


Interior: Lightweight racing gel-wash finish in satin white to living area. All other areas, bare peel ply racing finish.

Navigation station in saloon offset to stb.

2 x sinks & 2 x burner stove in saloon offset to port.

Head located forward of mast bulkhead.

Seating that can be used as 4 x solid fixed berths (no cushions)

4 x adjustable pipe cot berths.

Engine box with integrated steps and inspection panels.


McConaghy autoclaved glass aerofoil stanchions, pulpit and pushpit.

Aluminium round stanchion for aft comfortable hiking,

4 x Clear dinghy hatches in cockpit sides for rope stowage.

Galvanised, collapsable cradle.

Dock box with gas struts.

Hinged foot chocks.

Nomex floor boards.

Electrical Systems:

Red/white cabin lighting in saloon, galley, heads and navigation areas.

12v DC switch panel/battery isolator and selection switch.

2 x House batteries ( 2015).

1 x Engine battery (new 2019)

Plumbing Systems:

Fresh water hand pump at galley sink.

2 x Manual bilge pumps. Operational from on deck.

New Remote Bilge Pump System 2019

Fuel tank capacity of 40 litres.

Fresh water: 2 x 50 litres fresh water bladder tank

Safety Equipment:

Stainless steel 1/19 wire lifelines.

Safety equipment to qualify yacht for ISAF Offshore Cat 2 for 10 people

12 man carbon liferaft

10 Coded Lifejackets

10 x 3 point tethers



First Aid kit


Soft wood plugs

2 x 2Kg fire extinguishers

Anchor chain and warp

Fenders and mooring lines appropriate for the vessel.

Cushions, covers, under bunk storage, and Lee cloths by Pig bags.

New guard wire covers (2017).

New hatch covers (2017).

New deck speaker (2017)

Boom covers

Wheel covers

Boat Cradle

Cradle splashes


Full Harken deck gear package.

2 x Primary winches – B500.3 TCR primary winch upgrade.

2 x Pit winches – Harken B46.2 STA.

2 x Main sheet winches – Harken B 46.2 STA.

2 x Backstay winches – Harken B 35.2 STA.


Bulkhead mounted compass.

B&G H3000 Hercules performance processor.

H3000 instrument handbook

Zeus 7 Plotter with integral GPS new 2019

4 x 20:20 HV displays.

2 x 10:10 displays.

2 x GFD displays.


Fluxgate compass

Loadcell 19mm

Deckman, C-map, Deckman tides (winning tides) software loaded onto Dell laptop.

I5 Lenovo Computer new 2019

Expedition Navigation software

Remote Screen, Keyboard and Mouse new 2019

1050 VMHU

Speed impeller.

Depth impeller

Garmin AIS

.ICOM VHF / DSC radio

ICOM handheld VHF radio

Stereo plus speaker system.


1 x Yanmar 30hp diesel engine with sail drive.

Folding 2-bladed prop.

Spinlock flush throttle control.

"Keronimo" was built during 2010, by the renowned McConaghy Boats, based in China.

Built to be the ultimate IRC rating boat, there is nothing that this design hasn't achieved, whether it be inshore IRC National Champion or a Class winner in the Rolex Fastnet Race............ "Keronimo" and the Ker 40 design can do it ALL.

Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:

The hull and the deck constructed from vacuum consolidated e-glass/epoxy/foam sandwich.

Additional reinforcement in the way of all deck fittings and other highly loaded areas.

The structural internal from vacuum consolidated glass/epoxy/foam with sandwich construction unidirectional fibre reinforcement.

Non-structural internal components are built from glass/epoxy/foam sandwich construction.

Keel & Rudder:

Autoclaved prepreg carbon rudder stock.

Corecell foam cored, carbon skin rudder blade.

Optional McConaghy twin carbon wheel steering system

New wheel Bearings by JW Creations 2019

LH: 12.15m

LWL: 10.97m

Beam: 4.10m

Disp: 4820kg

DLR: 118

IRC: 1.198 TCC (2019)

ORC: 516.0 (2019)

All figures approximate

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Additional Accommodation Details
Sails (2011):

North – 3DL code 4 jib. (Delivery Sail)

North – A5 spinnaker

North – spinnaker staysail.

North – Windseeker.

North – jib top.

North – storm jib.

North – storm trysail.

Sails (2012):

North – 3DL860 square top mainsail. (2 reefs Delivery sail)

North – Code 3 jib.

Sails (2014):

Ultimate – mainsail

Ultimate J1+

Sails (2015):

Ultimate J2

Fractional Code 0 (FRO).

Sails (2016):

Ultimate J1.

Ultimate J2.

Ultimate J3.

Ultimate A2.

Ultimate A4.

North 3DL J2.

Sails (2017):

Ultimate inshore mainsail

Ultimate A2.

Ultimate A4.

Sails (2018)

Ultimate A5

Sails (2019)

New Ullman Offshore Mainsail (2 Reefs)

Cableless MHO Dolye sails

A1.5 Ullman

A2 Ullman

No 4 Banks

All sails stored in a local Container

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Broker/Dealer Information

Ancasta Port Hamble

Port Hamble, Satchell Lane, Hamble
SO31 4QD
United Kingdom
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