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  • Manufacturer: Island Packet
  • Location: Portosin,Galicia N.W. Spain
  • Year: 1998
  • LOA: 41'6" (12.65m)
  • Beam: 12' 11'' (3.94m)
  • Berths: 7
  • Draft: 1.42
  • Keel: Long keel
  • ID no.: 3025
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: Webasco
  • Heads: 2
  • Showers: 2
  • Engine Make: Yanmar 4 Cyl
  • Horsepower: 48hp
  • Drive Type:
  • Fuel Type: 0
  • Fuel Tank Size: 340 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 6
  • Top Speed: 7

Broker Remarks

The Island Packet 40 is a high quality cutter rigged yacht capable of serious blue water passages yet equally at home for comfortable and safe local cruising.
Easily handled short handed the Island Packet 40 will provide for comfortable long distance cruising with security and ease of handling.
The Island Packet 40 has established itself as an industry benchmark for high quality cruising yachts with its sparkling performance, superior safety, ease of handling and spacious - livable and gracious accommodations with attention to quality joinery and premium materials.
The Island Packet 40 hull design with encapsulated keel offers exceptional stability for worldwide voyaging along with performance while the interior design provides most pleasing living space both on passage and in port. 
"Island Life" is a very well kept yacht. Commissioned for short handed ocean cruising. She has two staterooms and two heads with comfortable accommodations for up to seven persons.
European specification to include 220V electrics and power sockets.
Replacement batteries 2017 - 3 X 105AH & 1 X 75 AH.
Hull polish, antifoul and bright work attention pre launch 2017
Now aflaot and ready for inspection.
VAT Paid and on the Irish Register.
Owner has just completed 2017 cruise and now offered for sale.
Lying afloat in Portsin, Galicia N.W. Spain, easy connections via Santiago.



Spacious main salon with bulkhead mounted fold-up dining table that extends a second time to provide salon wide dining. L shaped settee that pulls out to make a double berth is to starboard and single settee to port with hanging locker.

 Ample opening ports with fly screens and overhead skylight.

Large stowage areas behind and under the settee's

To starboard is the navigation station facing aft which utilises the end of the settee as a seat. Chart stowage drawer beneath the settee.

Large galley aft of the navigation station with three burner stove with oven, work top cover and pot stowage underneath.

Double stainless steel sinks with hot & cold pressure water system, manual pump and fridge with freezer compartment.

Webasco warm air heat and enormous storage throughout.

Two heads with shower, one forward and one aft.

Roomy and comfortable owners suite forward with queen size pullman berth to starboard. Ample storage and bins and six storage drawers. Hanging locker and excellent ventilation.

The aft cabin has an extra long berth, storage bins and hanging locker.

The adjacent head has access from the cabin and the salon. Shower with curtain and drop down shower seat.



Mechanical and Rigging

Mechanical and equipment
Yanmar 4 cylinder diesel.

 Shaft to fixed three blade prop

Bow thruster.

4 X 105 AH batteries.

1 X 75AH engine battery.

Solar panel.

Manual & electric bilge pumps with auto setting.

Raytheon Radar SL70

Raymarine Autopilot

HF transmitter 1c735 Icom and Smart Antenna Tuner and Pactor Controller.

Shipmate DSC VHF.

Autohelm electronics, depth sounder, speed, wind etc.



2 X Shipmate handheld VHF.

2 X aluminium gas tanks stowed in outside locker with drain.

2 X Camping Gas bottles.
Cockpit & deck
Large comfortable deep cockpit with backrests and self drain to transom.

Waterproof cockpit cushions.

Waterproof helmsman's seat and back rest.

Binnacle wheel steering with stainless steel grab bar.

Spray dodgers with vessel's name and spray hood.

Slab 3 reef main with lazy jacks.

All running rig lead aft to self tail winches.

Lewmar 48ST primary winches.

Halyard winch on coachroof Lewmar 30ST

Reef winch on coachroof 30 ST

Halyard winch on mast Lewmar 24

Sail area 884 Sq M

Sail displacement ratio 18.04%

Monitor wind vane self steering.

Two pushpit seats.



Inflatable dinghy.

Mariner 3.5 H.P. four stroke outboard motor

Cutter rig with furl drums.

Cockpit awning


4 X Liferaft

Delta 24k anchor

Spare 30lb CQR

Spare fisherman anchor

Mooring warps, fenders, flags, anchors etc.

Also a full winter cover.

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Disclaimer : Leinster Boats offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.