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Bowman 40 (1994) for sale in Falmouth, United Kingdom

£125,000 GBP
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General information
Bowman 40
Used sail boat for sale
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Length overall
12.17 metres
Length waterline
9.75 metres
3.81 metres
1.52 metres
Falmouth, United Kingdom

About this Bowman 40


Bowman 40  from 1994. This is a very nice example of the sought after blue water legend.
NO TEAK DECKS from new.
The shallow draft and well proven sea keeping qualities make this the 'go to' for long distanc sailing couples.
Hydrovane steering, wind generator, solar panels, bimini, Penrose heavy duty cruising sails, recent upholstery, SSB, diesel heating, bow thruster, new engine in 2024 and much more.
We have many more high resolution pictures - call us for a full description.

Contact Falmouth office to discuss this yacht and to plan a viewing.
You will find a 360 tour and a short video on the red-ensign web site.

Hull and Deck

Manufactured in 1994 to Lloyds 100A1 specification by Bowman Yachts Ltd
White hull, white superstructure, NO TEAK DECKS from new.
Teak in cockpit sole and hatches
5 x Lewmar deck hatches
7 x Lewmar opening ports
4 x Dorade vents (forward vents renewed 2019)
Cockpit locker
Gas Locker
Aft Locker

Rigging and Sails

Selden Mast, double spreaders
Standing rigging renewed 2019
Cutter rigged with Schaeffer furling to both staysail & Yankee
All lines led aft - managed from cockpit
Single line reefing 1&2, twin line on 3, managed from cockpit
Spinnaker pole stored on mast
Lazy jacks
Selden Rod kicker with gas strut 
Main by Penrose, fully battened - 2014
Staysail by Penrose - 2014
Yankee by Penrose - 2014
Sails laundered & inspected every year (not used for 2 Covid years).
Runners (stored at shrouds for light winds)

Deck Gear

Lewmar 2 x 54st primary
Lewmar 2 x 44st secondary
Lewmar 2 x 40st halyards & reefing
Lewmar electric windlass
25KG Rocna anchor + 80m 10mm chain (new chain 2023) over twin bow roller
Edson Pedestal steering
Emergency tiller
Cockpit table - varnished - with cover.
Cockpit cushions - in blue to match sprayhood
Spray hood (new 2015) - with extra windows in upper section
Bimini, Suncover - perfect Caribbean sailing
Hydrovane self steering
Outboard bracket to pushpit
Gantry with Aerogen wind generator and solar panels
Swim ladder to transom - not standard
Bowman standard gate ladder - mounts on either P or S side

Navigation Equipment

Raytheon R40XX radar
Raymarine Chart plotter - fitted at binnacle - 8" - new 2016
Standard Horizon GX2000 DSC VHF
Furuno NX300 Video Navtex (2002)
Simrad SDI speed & depth - at helm
Raymarine ST6001 autopilot - at helm
Garmin GPS 128 at chart table
Mastervolt battery monitor BTM-I
Tank tender
Raymarine ST50 wind at chart table
12V outlets at chart table

Engine and Stern Gear

Mitsubishi Sole M55 50 HP Diesel - installed 2023 - 26 hours - first run 2024
80 Gallon s/s fuel tank with drain
3 blade Max Prop & Spare (original) fixed 3 blade prop
Rope Cutter
Bow thruster

Electrics & other systems

Mastervolt battery Charger
Small inverter at for chart table computer
Domestic battery bank 3 x 100 A/H
Engine & Bow thruster battery bank 75 A/H
Rutland wind charging system
Sleipner 6 HP Bowthruster (2002)
Isotherm 4201 ASU watercooled fridge


Eberspacher diesel heating system - recently serviced
2 x double sleeping cabins, main saloon, wrap around Galley, 2 Heads
Tungsten and some LED lighting throughout, individually switched
Red night lights
Pressurised hot & cold water to Galley , both heads and showers and deck shower
2 x 50 Gallon s/s freshwater tanks
Aft head has a holding tank
Galley with Taylor stove
Back up manual pumps for fresh and sea water at galley sink
Curtains to all windows - new 2020
Upholstery was renewed in 2014
Fore cabin has 8 lockers & wardrobe - infill to make a double and increase overall berth length
Aft cabin has 7 lockers and wardrobe
Main cabin has 4 lockers + shelf stowage
2 pilot berths in main cabin - new roll out pipe cots
Wet Locker + 2 lockers in aft head
2 lockers in fore head

Safety Equipment

Life raft - 4 man - in cannister on pushpit - needs a service
Fire extinguishers
Fire blanket
Gas alarm - new 2024
McMurdo Smartfind GPS EPIRB - mounted on bulkhead behind chart table - needs a service
Electric bilge pump
Manual bilge pump


2 x boat hooks
6 x fenders
8 x mooring lines
2 x 100m nylon anchor lines
Towing warp
2 x Shore power cables

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. 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.

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1 x Mitsubishi Sole M55
Engine hours
Fuel capacity
265 litres
Maximum speed
14 kph
Cruising speed
12 kph
This Bowman 40 has been viewed 149 times
Broker/Dealer Information

Red-Ensign Ltd.

The Offices, Port Pendennis Marina, Challenger Quay
TR11 3XZ
United Kingdom
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