Bristol 40

1981 Bristol 40

Miami, FL, US


Bristol 40

Miami, FL, US$63,000


This Bristol 40 CB  Cutter has been owned by a very knowledgeable and full time professional in the marine industry. Pride of ownership shows throughout with constant upgrades been done every year. Since been purchased in 2014 by the current owner she has benefitted from new paint, New Yanmar engine ,New sails, running rigging and some deck hardware. Plus all new thru hull fittings with ball valves. She is located in Miami Florida and is available for showing by appointment  She had a complete paint job done by Manitowoc Marina in WI prior to been brought south on her own bottom. She is ICW friendly

A new centerboard was made a few years ago and the pennant cables were replaced with Dyneema line.


Please read the full listing to get and idea of the care and attention this vessel has received by a very knowledgeable yachtsman.


Boat Name:

Make: Bristol

Model: 40

Condition: Used

Category: Sail

Construction: Fiberglass


Length Overall: 40' 0"

Beam: 10' 10"

Max Draft: 8' 0"



Engines: 1

Engine #1 Specs:

Make: Yanmar

Model: 3jh40

Fuel: diesel

Engine Power: 40|horsepower


Fuel Tanks: 48

Fuel Tank Capacity: |

Water Tanks: 2

Water Tank Capacity: |

Holding Tank Capacity: 18|gallon


Boat Class: Sloop, Cruisers


Willie Lynch

Phone: 773 870 6444


Hull and Deck
  • Bottom taken down to glass, faired and given 6 coats of barrier coats plus bottom paint in 2016. Fresh paint applied every year 
  • Topsides were sanded and painted with Awlgrip 2000 oyster white in 2016
  • Deck and cockpit sanded, repaired and new nonskid applied  
  • Varnish was stripped and given 12 coats of varnish in 2018 and gets maintenance coats every year.
Sails and Canvas
  • Main 2022
  • !20% Jenny 2022
  • Staysail 2022
  • Spare 155% Jenny 
  • Bimini and dodger 

All sails built by Bohndell sails in Rockland Maine 

Electrics and electronics
  • New Ray Marine Axiom 9 plotter 2020
  • RayMarine radar on gimbled mount 2020
  • battery charger
  • All battery cables replaced
  • Batteries replaced as needed 
Notable extras
  • 100 watt fixable & portable Renogy solar panel 
  • Aqua Marine 7’ Dinghy 
  • Electric motor with 3 horsepower equivalency
  • Fenders 
  • Dock lines 
  • Safety gear
  • Diesel heater
  • Since 2014 the following has been done 
  • New Yanmar engine 780 hours as as August 3023
  • New paint on deck 
  • Hull painted 
  • bottom stripped faired and barrier coated
  • Solar panels 
  • rigging 
  • sails 
  • electronics 
  • New Genoa halyard 2023
  • Centreboard replaced and new control lines in Dyneema 
  • All thru hull fittings replaced with ball valves 
  • Harken roller furler system
  • All thru hulls replaced with ball valve 
  • 2 water tanks with a total capacity of 130 gallons 
  • New saltwater heads 
  • 18 gallon holding tank with Y valve 
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.customContactInformation

Willie Lynch

Cell 773 870 6444

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