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1989 Bowman 40 ‘Bella’ fully equipped for extended cruising with the versatile Solent/Slutter rigged headsails giving her sloop/cutter configuration. Legendary build quality from Rival-Bowman Yachts of Southampton, designed by Chuck Paine. Bella has had just two owners. The present owner has had her for the last 14 years. She has been been home for the owner’s family cruise of the Med & an Atlantic circuit for the last four years, returning in June 2023. Having made lifelong family memories, it is time for Bella to find new owners for her next adventure. Volvo Penta engine D2-55 from 2010 with 1500hrs, standing rigging 2019. Watermaker,

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Country: United Kingdom
Price: £ 100,000 TAX PAID
Year Built: 1989
Boat Model / Make: BOWMAN 40
Boat Builders: BOWMAN YACHTS
Boat Designer: Chuck Paine
LOA (metres): 12.06
Beam: 3.77
Draft: 1.5
Hull Material: GRP
Engine/Fuel Type: VOLVO PENTA D2-55
Engine HP: 55
Engine Hours: 1500
Fuel Capacity: 220ltrs
Bowman 40 No 9. Built by Rival - Bowman Yachts
GRP hull and decks. Built to Lloyds +100A1 in 1989
Legendary build quality from Bowman yachts of Southampton.
Teak laid decks- these are in need of re-caulking.
Scheel Keel
Skeg hung rudder
Volvo Penta D2-55 fitted in 2010, with 1500hrs
Fully serviced throughout its life.
Aquacoupling new 2023.
Prop - MaxProp feathering 3 Blade.
Stern gland - traditional packing type repacked and serviced in 2019
Shaft & Cutlass bearing replaced 2009
Maxwell RC10 vertical rope/chain anchor windlass 2017.
Rocna 25Kg with 80m of 10mm galvanised chain
CQR 60Lb Anchor
Davits, Whittal swinging type
Lewmar deck tracks for Yankees with Lewmar cars.
Lewmar Ocean deck hatches throughout
Jackstays 2017
Lewmar 52 ST primary winches
Lewmar 40 ST secondary winches
Lewmar 2x 30 ST coachroof mounted winches.
Cockpit enclosure 2010
Sprayhood 2010
Dodgers 2010
Solar panels - side mounted 2x100W 2019
Arch - with Antenna and 2x 100W solar panels 2019, radar.
Hydrovane - fully functional and used for 2x trans Atlantic crossings
Substantial bluewater cruising rig with Slutter headsail configuration.
Frederikson mast cars for mainsail.
Standing rigging replaced 2019.
Spars by Selden
2x stowing mast steps
Sails by Doyle (serviced Lanzarote 2022)
Mainsail, with 3 reefing single line reefing points.
Genoa (new UV strip 2022)
Jib 100% (new UV strip 2022)
Selden Spinnaker Pole (adjustable/telescopic)
LED nav lights (bow and stern). Lopolight LED masthead light (tricolour and anchor). Steaming light is not LED
Furlex 300s for Genoa
Furlex 300s for Jib
Main halyard winch Lewmar 30ST
Headsail halyard winch Lewmar 43 ST
Reefing winch Lewmar 16ST
Traditional Bowman 40 layout designed for two couples to cruise in comfort with two double cabins and two heads.

Double Vee berth with ample stowage below
Hanging locker
Vanity area with draws and mirrored locker.
Lewmar Ocean deck hatch
Lewmar portlights

Jabsco sea toilet
Sink with locker below
Shower with teak fold down seat (pump 2021)
Lewmar Ocean deck hatch
Lewmar portlight

Generous main saloon for entertaining with a double sized fold out table.
U shaped dinette to port
Full length berth/ settee to starboard
Plenty of stowage in lockers and beneath seating.
Access to main bilge sump
Lewmar Ocean hatches
Lewmar portlights
Stowage under cabin soleboards.

Traditional forward facing full size chart table
Navigators seat with stowage below

Excellent galley for use at sea with lots of preparation area.
Top loading fridge 12V services and re-gassed 2022
Bainbridge Neptune 5000 3 burner stove with oven and grill (2019) - original Taylors stove is available
Microwave, 2020
Microwave 2020
Double stainless steel sinks

Jabsco manual sea toilet
Sink and stowage below
Wet locker area

Generous double berth
Stowage below
Vanity unit with stowage and draws.
Lewmar Ocean deck hatch
Lewmar portlights

Pressurised H&C water with Calorifier 2019
Water tanks in main saloon, Port & Stb with diverter valves.

Water maker - - single full sized Aquatek membrane with a karcher pump providing the pressure. 240v. 60 litres per hour. (run via portable generatorHonda eu20 - 2kw portable )

Galvanic Isolator: Victron VDI-16
Inverter: Renogy 2000w
Batteries & Power Management
Victron BMV-712 smart battery monitor (Bluetooth)
Victron Phoenix Smart Charger 12/50 (50 amp) shore charger (Bluetooth)
Two victron solar chargers (MPPT 75/10 and 75/15 SmartSolar (Bluetooth))
4 X 100w renogy solar panels.
3 X 100 Ah house batteries
1x 130 Ah started battery

Plastic 50 ltrs fitted 2020

Fuel TEKTANKS 220 ltrs
2.4ltrs per hr at 15-1700revs @approx 5.5-6kts
Liferaft - Ocean Safety 4 Person new 2019.
Radar reflector
Horse shoes
Bilge pumps - manual & electric replaced 2021
Fire extinguishers
Icom ICM700 HF
Standard Horizon Explorer VHF DCS 2021
Raytheon Pathfinder SL70 Radar
Victron Energy Battery monitor - bluetooth
Autohelm 6000 repeater
Raymarine St Multidisplay
Raspberry Pi running Open CPN (plotter).
AIS - Digital Yachts transponder AIT 1000 class B
EM-Track VHF splitter
Raymarine ST 60 Wind
Raymarine ST 60 Speed
Raymarine ST 60 Depth
Raymarine ST 60 Graphic display
Android Tablet running Navionics Boating software
Autohelm 6000 Head
Handheld Icom VHF and mounted docking station in nav station
Standard Horizon RAM 4 VHF handset connected to main VHF mounted in cockpit, 2021
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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