Saltram Saga 40 for sale

Puerto del Ray, Puerto Rico

£49,500 GBP

Saltram Saga 40 - Saltram Saga 40
General information
Saltram Saga 40
Used sail boat for sale
£49,500 GBP
Alan Pape
Length overall
12.19 metres
Length waterline
9.88 metres
3.86 metres
2.01 metres
Full Keel
Puerto del Ray, Puerto Rico

About this Saltram Saga 40


Saltram Saga 40.Renowned Blue-water cruiser. Exceptionally well maintained and constantly upgraded whilst in commission. Extensively equipped and designed to be a tough sea-going yacht. Built 1995 by K.R. Skentelbery & Sons in UK. 47hp Ford, (new August 1999, full log kept), comprehensive navigation and safety inventory, Sleeps 4/6 in 3 cabins £49500

Please note that due to the yacht's location, a number of the photos used in this advert were taking in 2012 including the video, this was when the boat was last in Europe. Since May 2017 the yacht has been laid up ashore.


Double ended "Colin Archer" style moulded hull in GRP with long external cast iron keel, treated with epoxy prior to initial launch taken back to bare and re-epoxied April 2010 as a preventative measure.
Deck GRP sandwich construction

Ballast: 5.5 Tons
Displacement: 13.58 Tons


Ford 1.8ltr, 47hp, 4 cylinder marinised by Lancing marine (new August 1999, full log kept) easily accessed under saloon hatch.
Approx 4000 hours
Last serviced in April 2017
Oil change service has been done every 100-150 hours full services every 700.
Engine exhaust pipes (new 2008)
Vetus 50KG 1500w bow thruster with control switch in cockpit and on foredeck.
Hurth gearbox (new 2003)on flexible mounts with drive-through flexible coupling
Shaft drawn and all couplings overhauled and cutless bearing and Volvo Seal renewed (March 2008.
Brunton’s Autoprop H5 3-blade 470mm diameter
Brunton’s propeller extractor tool
Stripper rope cutter ahead of propeller
Engine compartment sound proofed with foam Polymeric barrier and Thinsulate
Engine and battery compartments ventilated by ducting and electric blowers


12v and 220v onboard voltage
2 x alternators (1x 100amp and 1x 55amp)
2 x 200AH general service batteries
70AH dedicated engine start battery
120AH dedicated bow thruster/anchor windlass battery
110AH dedicated electronics/instrument battery
40amp dual output switch mode battery charger - charges domestic and instrument batteries (April 2009)
30amp switch mode battery charger - charges bow thruster/windlass battery
20m Shore power lead with 16amp plugs
12v DC to 220V AC inverter
Solar Panel fitted 2017


Fuel:   385 ltrs
Water: 680 ltrs
Holding: 200 ltrs

Rig and Sails

Cutter rig
All spars supplied by Eurospars (Plymouth)
Section F760 Ocean specification mast
Standing rigging renewed 2012
Selden carbon fibre spi-pole
2x Lewmar Sheet ST44’s + 2 handles
2x Lewmar 28 ST30’s Halyard winches
2x twin Lewmar clutches on mast
2x triple Lewmar clutches in cockpit
Section F550 boom with rigid kicker, Scott Boomlock fitted

Forestay 10mm, Lowers 10mm, Inters 8mm, Inner forestay 8mm, Caps 10mm, Jumpers 8mm, Twin backstays 8mm, Top Terminals Hydraulic swaged, lower terminals Staylock, all fully toggled.

In-mast furling mainsail 37m², Dacron, white, Lucas
Roller-furling Facnor SD200 Yankee 37.2 m², Dacron, white, Airloft Italy
Self-tacking hanked-on Staysail 11.6 m², with staysail boom, Dacron, white, Lucas.
Storm Jib and Storm Trysail, Arun Sails, Orange
Cruising chute with snubber, Arun Sails, Dacron, blue and white


Proper chart table with lifting top and generous chart stowage under, forward-facing with navigator’s seat (locker under)

Raymarine instruments fully interfaced. (all in good working order)

Raymarine GPS Raystar receiver -
Raymarine C80 plotter with Navionics Gold Mediterranean x2 (new 2005)
Raymarine ST60 Tri data GPS (March 2008)
Raymarine ST60 Tri data log and wind instruments (March 2008)
Raymarine ST60 Tridata echo sounder through-hull with transducer which reads up to 180 metres
2D18 Pathfinder Radar scanner + linked with Raymarine MARPA view, colour (new 2005)Navtex
Raymarine ST7002 Smart pilot

Icom DSC VHF Model ICM601 with commandmic in cockpit, interfaced with GPS (new 2005).
SSB receiver only, Lowe
Silva magnetic + Raymarine electronic compasses

Deck Equipment

Deck painted with international deck paint (beige)
4 x anchors:1x Lewmar painted Delta Anchor (25kg)
CQR 12.5kg
large Fisherman
Guardian aluminium 7.5kg
Bow anchor cable 70m 9mm chain spliced to 40m nylon plait line. Stainless steel stopper
55m stern anchor cable (rope plait + 8mm chain)
Simpson Lawrence Horizon 1500 electric windlass Control buttons on foredeck and remote control in cockpit
2 x Multidirectional wind scoops (custom made)
Hydrovane wind steering, also adapted to take Raymarine Tiller Pilot
Teak cockpit seats and grating
Pivoting cockpit table in hardwood veneer
Whale H & C cockpit shower
Deep lockers in cockpit good stowage area and locks
8 x White fenders
Boarding ladder
Berenzoni 2m aluminium folding passerelle with handrail
Navigation lights, Pulpit carries Tri-colour and anchor lights at masthead and steaming/deck lights on mast
Bosun’s chair and Peretzl shunt caribiners
Stainless pulpit and pushpit with stainless stanchions and lifelines (4mm)
Gates to port and starboard
12 aluminium mooring cleats port and starboard, forward, midships and stern
All hatches and port lights by Lewmar
All control lines, i.e. mail clew outhaul, staysail sheet, staysail outhaul, main reef line, staysail topping lift, boom lock control led over deck to pair of ST30 winches through Lewmar triple clutches port and starboard under spray hood.

Coverings: Custom-made sprayhood with opening zipped window, dodgers, staysail boom zip cover, 2x deck hatch covers and windlass cover in matching blue canvas, by CJ & Fabrics.
Custom-made bimini cover in Sunbrella Plus fabric covers entire cockpit, suspended from stainless steel goalpost frame with GPS and Navtex aerials and stern light mounted above bimini (frame designed to accommodate future solar panel) all new 2017.
Matching blue pockets either side of companionway for stowage of tails, sail-ties etc.
Overboom sun awning in silver/grey acrylic canvas


6 Berths (3 with full lee cloths) 3 berths in saloon (one converts to double,covered in Red Connolly hide buttoned leather upholstery), double fore cabin and pilot berth for skipper navigator covered in blue heavy Draylon. Bookshelves above and large stowage below all berths.
Very extensive hanging lockers and storage space, with useful locker space in the heads
2 x wood-slatted bases under mattresses in forward cabin
Opepe and other hard wood joinery throughout boat.
Full headroom in light spacious saloon.


Jabsco manual toilet (large)
Shower with teak shower drain
Jabsco high speed pump for pumping out sinks and shower, can also be diverted to holding tank
Curtains fitted to saloon windows.
Floor – varnished hardwood with treadmaster panels
2 x Weighted insect nets for deck hatches (custom made)
Fly screens for all opening windows/hatches
Hot and cold water pressurised system
64ltr Calorifier tank + 2kw immersion
Hot water fan cabin heater (car type)
Wet locker
Large hanging locker + very good lockers all round
Frigoboat keel plate cooler fridge with ice box (very low current draw if left on continuously)
Gimballed Taylor 041 gas cooker with 2 burners, oven, 1x grill with griddle plate and gas alarm
Bumstrap in galley for safety
Dedicated plate racks for six place settings. Locker below work surfaces provides dedicated stowage for pots and pans. 2x cutlery drawers. Outboard of worktops, lockers with sliding hardwood veneer doors
Seawater/Freshwater foot pump
SL brass clock and barometer
Worktops in LG Hymax in galley and heads
Inbuilt Chubb safe
Electric fans in forward cabin + saloon


4 person offshore life raft, new 2014
Horseshoe lifebuoy and light
Life sling M.O.B. recovery system
Engine instruments and control panel beside companionway with audio-visual alarms, automatic fire extinguisher in engine compartment
Radar reflector
Seyla StrikeShield lightning protection system
3x bilge pumps – 2x manual + 1x electric
Sealed gas locker with drain pipe outboard, space for 3 camping gas/calor bottles, regulator, visual leak detector and gas alarm
An abundance of grab rails around the saloon and throughout the yacht.


This yacht is a very tough, true blue water cruiser which gives a comfortable ride even in very rough conditions. It is equipped and laid out to make single-handed sailing easy and remains unusually dry in the cockpit. She is fully equipped for comfortable living aboard. 

Click the video link at the top of the page to view the You Tube Video or search Saltram Sage 40 on You Tube.

The Saltram Owners Club is also a useful source of information on the Saltrams built by K R Skentlebery & Sons.  (

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This Yacht is offered for sale by Williams & Smithells International Ltd

Williams & Smithells International Ltd
Unit 3 Martins Barn,
Birdham Road,
West Sussex,
PO20 7BX
Company Reg No 11329373
VAT No 309346208

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1 x Ford
Fuel capacity
1,750 litres
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Wicormarine Cranleigh Road
PO16 9DR
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