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A very well presented Bowman 40. The build of this yacht was commissioned by the first owner and delivered in 1989. He then carried out final fit using his own facilities. She was put into commission in late 91 and after 18 months of very light use she was bought by the current owner in 1993.
The current owner focused on upgrading the mechanical and electrical fit out and set her up for blue water cruising as intended. She has been regularly cruised under his 30 year ownership.
Cutter rigged with no teak decks, her recent upgrades have included, but are not limited to, a new Beta engine, wind generator, head sail and staysail.
‘Vagrant of Clyde’ should be a serious contender for any blue water yacht buyer..
Please call our Falmouth Office for further information and images.

Country: United Kingdom
Price: £ 115,000 TAX PAID
Year Built: 1989
Boat Model / Make: Bowman 40
Boat Builders: Rival Bowman
Boat Designer: Chuck Paine
LOA (metres): 12.06
Beam: 3.83
Displacement: 8500Kg
Draft: 1.5
Hull Material: GRP
Engine/Fuel Type: Beta
Engine HP: 50 Hp
Engine Hours: 950 as of June 2023
Fuel Capacity: 310 L
Water Capacity: 450 L
Holding Tank: 60 L
Construction and Hull
Classic Chuck Paine design
Bolted lead sheel keel
White GRP hull
3 stringers and 2 vertical ribs on either side
3 major structural bulkheads
Epoxied from new below waterline
Soda blasted back to epoxy and coating made good in 2016
Full length skeg hung rudder on stainless shaft
Chain and wire steering system
Pedestal re powder coated 2023
Off white GRP deck moulding
Teak deck removed and painted 2011
Teak capping rails replaced 2011
Teak grab rails replaced 2016
Engine and Machinery
Beta 50HP - 2018 (950 hours as of June 2023)
Standard aquadrive transmission
Shaft and cutlass bearing replaced 2007
Mechanical shaft seal and new bellows 2018
Rope cutter
Shaft anode
Emergency fuel shut off in cockpit locker

12 DC charging generator
Charges batteries at up to 60 amps
Runs AC equipment through 1800K inverter
Pressurised Hot & Cold Water System to heads, galley and sink in forward cabin
Calorifier - engine or shore power heated - 2008
PUR watermaker fitted behind port saloon approx 10litres per hour refurbished 2022
Cross connection valve for tank transfer
Twin Stainless Galley Sink
Heads - discharge overboard, pump out or to stainless steel holding tank
Holding tank can be pumped out or diverted and pumped overboard
Deck Equipment and Ground Tackle
2 x Lewmar 52's primary winches
2 x Lewmar winches under spray hood for mainsheet, staysail sheets, vang & main track
3 x rope clutches on either side under sprayhood
1 x Lewmar reef line winch on mast
2 x Lewmar halyard winches on mast

Hydrovane wind vane steering system
Heavy duty custom made stainless bollards on foredeck
Upgraded panama style fairleads aft
Forward, midship and aft cleats
Stainless pulpit with guard wires running aft
Stainless pushpit combined with A frame with gate
Life raft stowage on pushpit with alternative mounting on foredeck
Stainless boom gallows and sidebars past spray hood
Granny bars at mast
Lewmar hatches and ports with flyscreens

Standard sprayhood with 3 bar frame - 2007
Bimini hood - 2019
Stack pack on main boom with forward cover
Staysail bag for stowage on inner forestay
Wheel and pedestal cover

Lofrans vertical shaft windlass - 2015
Rocna 22KG anchor
75 m of 10 mm galvanised chain - 2019
Backup chain - 25 m of 10mm chain with 50 m of 16mm 3 ply warp
3 x backup anchors including 60 LB CQR
Drogue and warp
1 x 120AH Engine Battery
3 x 120AH Domestic Battery Bank
Sterling Smart Battery Charger
Multi output controllable smart charger on generator alternator
Air marine wind generator - 2022
Smart AC battery charger
AC from shore power or 1800 W inverter
Newmar AC/DC distribution panel with 2 aux panels for pumps and nav lights
Victron battery monitoring
LED cabin lighting
Rigging and Sails
Deck stepped mast with single spreader
Cap shrouds, twin lowers, forestay and backstay
Inner forestay for foresail
Standing rigging replaced with over-rated 10mm wire 2013
All running rigging replaced in the last 5 years
Running backstays
Furlex furler - 2013
Spinnaker pole
Boom replaced 2017

Main in Dacron fully battened, 3 reefs - 2014
Headsail in Dacron high cut yankee with padded luff - 2017
Staysail in Dacron designed to balance with main and genoa - 2017
Storm staysail
Storm trysail
Cruising chute with snuffer
Hood 110% genoa - not on board, very little use
Navigation Equipment
Raymarine ST60 wind, compass, depth and speed above companion way
Compass on binnacle

Raymarine C90 series chart plotter
Garmin GPS connected to plotter and VHF
Raymarine autopilot and hydraulic pump driving over sized ram
Networked via seatalk bus to plotter and auto pilot
Simrad VHF - AIS data to plotter (mobile handset with charger)

LED tricolour and anchor lights
Bow, stern and steaming are standard fittings
Long twin bunks
Wash basin and vanity unit port aft
Shelving and high lockers throughout

Leather upholstery
Pipe cot to port
Sigmar diesel heater to starboard supplied by main fuel tank
Balanced flue to starboard dorade
Cabin heater driven from engine cooling system

Twin sinks
Formica work surfaces new 2020
New fiddles
Custom stainless steel fridge with external evaporator
4 x stainless baskets
Force 10 gas hob and cooker new 2017
Split steps to cockpit
Top half hinged access to drawers for tools and spares
Bottom half removable access to generator space

Jabsco manual heads
Basin with handheld shower
Shower pump
Wet locker

Aft Cabin
Double bunk with provision for centre lee cloth
Access panel to generator space
Control panel for generator, AC panel and wind generator
Full length shelf above berth
Storage lockers underneath
Additional Equipment
Seago dinghy
Suzuki outboard
Small Avon doughnut dinghy
3 x handheld powder extinguishers
2 x auto dry powder extinguishers
Tropical awning
Winter cockpit cover
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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