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Bourne 40

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12.19m (40'0")



Underwater profile


1 x Diesel 54hp, BMC 2.5 Commander (1972)



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Extra Details

Designer Bournecraft
Builder Moore & Co
Lying Stalham
Fuel capacity 180.0 ltr (39.6 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 150.0 ltr (33.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 54hp
Engine make and model BMC 2.5 Commander (1972)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.2 ltr (0.5 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots


LOA 12.19m (40'0")
LWL 11.89m (39'0")
Beam 3.63m (11'11")
Draft Min 0.73m (2'5")
Draft Max 0.73m (2'5")
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")
Storage In water

Electrical Systems


12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish


GRP Hull with wooden topsides


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick


4 burner gas cooker

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
All-over cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick


1 anchors
5.00m (16'5") of warp
Manual winch to operate wheelhouse roof

Safety Equipment


1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 Electric)


BSC Until April 2018
Full Survey Oct 2016

Broker's Comments

Bourne 40 presented for sale due to bereavement.
She has a full size cooker in the galley and has 2 saloon areas, one aft and 1 in the centre cockpit under the retractable wheelhouse which is raised and lowered by a manual winch.
An ideal boat for families, longer stays aboard or live aboard.
She offers 6 berths (1 double and a single in the fwd cabin, A single cabin on the stb side with a single bed, table and wardrobe and 2 further berths in the aft saloon giving 3 separate sleeping quarters.

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

This Bourne 40 has been personally photographed and viewed by Gary of Boatshed Norfolk. 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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