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Frers Frers 40 Boat for Sale

  • Manufacturer: Frers
  • Location: River Dart
  • Year: 1982
  • LOA: 39'9" (12.12m)
  • Beam: 12' 7'' (3.83m)
  • Berths: 5
  • Draft:
  • Keel: Fin keel
  • ID no.: 171058
  • Cabins: 1
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Engine Make: Beta BZ1305
  • Horsepower: 38hp
  • Drive Type:
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Cruise Speed: 5.5 knots
  • Top Speed: 7.5 knots

Broker Remarks

Frers 40 for sale. Cruiser/Racer designed by German Frers. Triple spreader rig with fully battened mainsail, furling genoa, 3-jibs, 2-spinnakers, cruising chute and storm jib. Beta Marine 38hp diesel. 2-blade Max-prop. Accommodation for 5. Good electronics package, tender and outboard, liferaft etc etc.


Sleeps 5 in  1 double and 3 single berths
Teak interior joinery

Galley area with 2-burner Taylor 2-burner gas cooker, oven and grill.
Fridge and Icebox

Heads compartment with marine toilet, handbasin and shower.

Mechanical and Rigging

Built in 1982 by New Orleans Marine, USA
Designed by German Frers
British Registered # 705066

GRP hull, deck and superstructure
Fin keel
Spade rudder
Wheel steering

Beta BZ1305 38hp 4-cylinder diesel engine
Last serviced September 2012
Hurth gear box
Single lever morse controls
2 Blade fixed pitch propeller and 2 bladed feathering Max-prop

Cruising speed under power 5.5 knots
Maximum speed under power 7.5 knots

12 volt system supplied by 3-batteries (2012)
Charged by engine alternator
12v - 220v Inverter
Shore power & cable

2 x Fuel tanks (1-plastic , 1-steel)
2 x Water tanks (1-steel, 1-plastic)

Water System:
Pressurised and manual fresh water systems

Triple spreader sloop rigged with aluminium spars
Stainless steel rod standing rigging
Terylene and wire running rigging
Slab reefing mainsail
Headsail furling gear
Spinaker gear and pole
Rigid vang
Hydraulic system
Mainsail cover
Lazy jacks

Banks furling genoa
Banks fully battened mainsail
2 x Spinnakers
Cruising chute
No' 1, 2 and 3 Genoas
Storm jib

2 x Genoa sheet winches
2 x Spinnaker sheet winches
4 x Halyard winches
2 x Running backstay winches


Navigation Equipment:
Raymarine ST80 Compass
Raymarine ST80 Speed/Log
Raymarine ST80 Windspeed and direction
Raymarine ST80 Depth
Raymarine Repeaters
Raymarine GPS/Plotter
Raymarine Autopilot
DSC VHF radio
Raytheon Radar

Ground Tackle:
Anchor with 30 metre of chain and 30 metre warp
Kedge anchor with 30 metres warp

General Equipment:
Navigation lights
Masthead light
Warps, fenders and boathook
Various engine Spares
Stainless steel boarding ladder
Pulpit, pushpit and guardwire
Tender and Outboard motor
Outboard motor bracket

Safety Equipment:
Manual Bilge pump
2 x Electric Bilge pumps
Radar reflector
Seaco 6-person liferaft
2 x Lifeslings
MOB system

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