Class 40 OCD  - Completed Route Du Rhum 2014 - Class 40, 5th Place

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€180,000.00 (Approx £157,977.88) Reduced

12.18m (40'0")



Underwater profile
Fin and Bulb

1 x Diesel 30hp, Yanmar 30CH complete revision 2014 (2009)

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Extra Details

Designer Owen Clarke Design/Clay Oliver
Builder FCSD (Plymouth)
Lying Lorient


Engine 1 x Diesel 30hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 30CH complete revision 2014 (2009)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Drive Saildrive
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded


Chargeur for genetrateur, 2014
Fuel cell EFOY1600, 2014


LOA 12.18m (40'0")
Beam 4.45m (14'7")
Draft Min 3.00m (9'10")
Storage On marina



Sloop rigged Axxon Carbon fibre spars (2013) with Rod standing rigging (2013)


Mainsail D4 carbon/aramide - Incidences - Slab (2013) Stack Pack,
Headsail D4 carbon/aramide - Incidences - Furling (2013)
Spinnaker gear tick


Solent : for furling system
Staysail : for furling system D4 Pentex/taffetas - Incidences 2013
Code 0 : 75m2 Mylar Pentex triradial cut, Incidences 2013
Code 5 : 110 m2 Nylon, Incidences 2013
A2 Spinnaker 185m2 Quantum 2014 with sock
A4 Spinnaker m2 All Purpose 2014 with sock
Storm Jib : North 2009
Boom bag : North 2009
Lazy-bag : racing system
Solent and Staysail socks - Incidences 2013

Forestay : PBO with Karver KF5 furling
Staysail stay : PBO with Karver KF2 furling
Backstays : PBO and SK90

Bowsprit : carbon, fixed

New Halyards & Sheets : (Ronstan, Cousin) and all works perfomed by Philippe Cairo

Two levels of spreaders
Mast jack
Mast is set over the keel with adjustable mast foot and axis for external mastjack
Fractional rig
Mast track and MS cars : Harken
1x mast winch

Electrical Systems


4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


Construction Composite
Underwater profile Fin and Bulb
Finish Paint finish

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
SSB tick
Computer tick
AIS Receiver tick
Radar Reflector tick


1x H3000 central unit
2x ACP Processors
2 x electric Raymarine 6000 pilot drive units
5x B&G displays
2x gyro compas KVH sensors
2x log sensors
1x depth sensor
1x wind wand
1x compass sensor

Radar - Furuno
Radar Reflector - Seame
PC Panasonic CF-Y7 waterproof with flash disk. Windows update 2014
Eternet-WIFI routeur
VHF fixed 25W and 1x portable VHF
Iridium Openport -New antenna 2014
Mini-C Inmarsat Thrane & Thrane, 2013, antenna 2014
Iridium portable

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Fenders tick
Instrument Covers tick


5x Winches Lewmar + 1x winch de mat
Spinlock & Lewmar clutches

Safety Equipment

Liferaft tick


SECURITY : Updated according to Class40 2014 rules.
Vicking 4 persons life raft 2007, conformity test 09/2013
1x personal AIS personal beacon

Broker's Comments

Class40 - FRA79 – Matouba, Boatshed Performance had the pleasure of photographing her in race ready condition in St Malo for the start of the Route du Rhum 2014.
Third generation Class 40 from Owen Clarke Design Talented team behind the scenes working with Owen Clarke Design and Clay Oliver in the creation of a new Class 40 for 2009.
The yacht was beautifully built by a team of guys that includes artisans who, until recently, had been responsible for the construction of the latest Ericsson Volvo 70s. Part of this group comprises former mini sailor Ian Munslow, who raced his first generation Owen Clarke Class 40, Bolands Mill, to a third place in the 2006 Route de Rhum.
This completely new design began from a clean sheet of paper and takes into account the modifications made to the Class 40 rules in 2007. It is without doubt the most technically advanced Class 40 yacht created at that time. She is again the result of a collaboration by Owen Clarke Design and Americas Cup/Team New Zealand designer Clay Oliver. This is the same pairing responsible for the creation of the Open 60s Ecover 3 and Aviva, skippered by Mike Golding and Dee Caffari.
In addition, OCD again utilised the talents of French hydrodynamicist and BMW/Oracle design team member, Michel Kermarec for the evolution of the rudder, keel and bulb.
She was built at Plymouth, UK, by Stig McDonald , FCSD shipyard
Since then, all optimisation works were supervised by OCD, and performed by professionals in Lorient, France, under the control of Yacht Man shipyard.
In 2013 et 2014 optimization works were mainly but not exclusively targeted to :
- Lightment of the bot presently at the minimum of the Class40 rules (4500 kg)
- Mast and rigging change to lower the GC
- Rationalization of deck plan
- Removal of the front ballast to move it to the very rear in order to power her up during reaching
Conform to Class40 2013 rules.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Class 40 OCD - Completed Route Du Rhum 2014 - Class 40, 5th Place has been personally photographed and viewed by Samantha Cassell of Boatshed Performance. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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