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Network Yacht Brokers Chichester

Rival Rival Bowman 40

  • Manufacturer: Rival
  • Price: £69,950
  • Location: Dell Quay Nr Chichester
  • Year: 1992
  • LOA: 40'0" (12.19m)
  • Berths: 8
  • Draft in M: Max: 1.5 Min: 1.50
  • Keel: Fin keel
  • ID no.: 03925
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heads: 2
  • Showers: 2
  • Watertank Size: 135 Gallons
  • Engine Make: Perkins Prima
  • Horsepower: 50hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 69 Gallons

Broker Remarks

RIVAL/BOWMAN 40 Cutter built in 1992. A genuine bluewater cruiser in good condition, GRP hull, teak decks (renewed in 2014), fin and keg keel, wheel steering, Perkins Prima M50 4 cylinder 50HP diesel inboard engine, shaft driven, new gearbox 2016, owner was an engineer, 2018 Kemps main and genoa, lazy jacks, slab reefing, Hood sail wardrobe including yankee, staysail and storm jib, sails laundered 2017, new standing rigging 2013, Lewmar winches, 12v electrics, 8 berths in 2 cabins plus saloon, aft cabin with double berth, 2 w.c. compartments with washbasin, shower and sink, hot and cold pressurised water, Eberspacher warm air heating, Taylors 041 cooker, Isotherm fridge, water maker, calorifier, radio/CD player, davits, 2018 Waypoint Offshore ORC 6-man liferaft in canister, full navigation instruments inc. Raytheon R20X radar, Navtex weather, Icom VHF, Autohelm GPS, windspeed/direction/depth/log, 2 x compasses, holding tank, lifejackets, bilge pumps, autopilot, boarding ladder and many many other items. Built and commissioned for her first owners, epoxy coated from new and re epoxied in 2010, a real opportunity to purchase a respected bluewater cruiser from the pedigree stable of Rival/Bowman, she is classic lines with a spacious practical interior and is a very capable offshore sailing yacht. Correct paperwork available to view.


8 berths in 2 cabins plus saloon
Teak interior joinery.
Eberspacher 12v D5L
Hot and cold pressurised water
DOMESTIC: Taylors 041 cooker, Isotherm water cooled fridge, Seafresh water maker, calorifier, Sony radio/CD player, TV with dvd player.
Navigation station to starboard, sectioned off from saloon, instrumentation panel padded seat, with shelf storage to your right, chart table with chart stowage within
SALOON: U-shaped settee to port, settee/single berth opposite, wooden hinged table. Shelf and locker storage to port and starboard.
GALLEY: to Port, double stainless steel sinks, cooker and fridge, ample storage space
FOREPEAK: double berth, storage.
AFT CABIN: Double berth, ample storage space in drawers and tall locker
FWD & AFT heads, Jabsco par manual toilets, sink, shower, storage space.

Mechanical and Rigging

Perkins 4 cylinder Prima M50 diesel inboard engine
Fresh/salt water via heat exchanger
Hours: tbc.?
New gearbox 2016
New cam belt 2018
Stainless steel propeller shaft
Aquadrive coupling

12v electrical system
4 x batteries
Link 10 battery monitor
2 x 50 watt solar panels
Battery charger
70 amp alternator
GeneratorZeisse/Set MPW8, 6 kva.

69 gallon fuel tank
135 gallon water tank
20 gallon holding tank

2014 - New Kemp PREMIUM mainsail in high tenacity polyester.  2014 new Kemp PERFORMANCE cruising genoa in polyester with leech line and clam cleat
Two new reefing points added July 2014
5 full length battens with wheeled slider cars
Hood mainsail, storm job by Hood, Hood staysail (handed to inner forestay)
Laundered by Batt Sails December 2017
Lewmar primary winch
Lewmar coachroof and mast winches.

Spray hood
Bimini both laundered Arun/Rockall Feb 2016

Cutter rig.


60 ib. CQR bow anchor with 90M of 10mm chain
Fortress FX23 kedge anchor with 10M of 10mm chain, 60M flat braided roller warp
Lofrans 1500W Tigres electric windlass new 2011.
Sail cover
6 x fenders
Stainless steel davits
Cockpit lighting
Cockpit table
Mosquito nets to all hatches.

At the helm:
Raymarine Autohelm
Autohelm wind speed/direction
Autohelm depth repeater
Auto helm speed log
Autohelm Fluxgate compass
Binnacle A Rigel steering compass

At the navigation station
Raytheon R20X radar
NavTex Nav 4 weather station
Icom M56 VHF
Autohelm GPS
Autohelm Multic depth/speed/wind
Sony audio system
Bilge blower switch (on AUX 2)
Generator operation panel
2 x Tank contents vacuum gauges.

March 18th 2018 - Waypoint Offshore ORC 6-man liferaft in cannister
Fire extinguishers
Fire blanket
Jon buoy automatic inflatable life buoy and dan buoy
Electric auto bilge pump
Manual bilge pump
Numerous anchor points
Mast pulpits

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Disclaimer : 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.