Lidgard 40 “Double Image”
Classic performance cruising yacht from John Lidgard, one of New Zealand's most respected designers. Custom built in Tauranga to the highest specs for ocean cruising and very well maintained and upgraded by the present owners, the Lidgard 40 “Double Image” is a sailor's yacht. She features a generous, open cockpit and a light, spacious interior. A very full inventory has been supplemented with new gear over the past 5 years, including a new engine (2012), bowthruster (2012), new rig (2015) and a full repaint of cabin and decks (2015). All maintenance is documented.
Australian registered, in tip top order and ready to go now.
|Designer||John Lidgard. NZ|
|Builder||Donald Boat Builders. Tauranga NZ|
|Length||40′ 0″ (12.20m)|
|Beam||3.3m (10ft 10in)|
|Draft||2.06m (6ft 9in)|
|Ballast||Fin keel and skeg-hung rudder. Lead keel with 2.5 tonnes ballast.|
|Hull material||Composite Cold moulded 16mm (three skins) NZ Kauri sheathed with 6oz fibreglass.|
|Deck material||12mm marine ply sheathed with 6oz fibreglass.|
|Engine||38hp NEW 2012. Shaft-drive with 3-blade fixed prop (NEW 2012). Vetus bow thruster NEW 2012.|
|Engine hours||1015 (June 2017)|
|Fuel Consumption||2.5 litres per hour.|
|Thrusters||Vetus bow thruster NEW 2012.|
|Fuel||185 litres in two tanks.|
|Water||260 litres: 1 x 130L stainless tank, 1 x 80L bladder and 1 x 50 litre bladder.|
|Galley||SMEV three-burner gas stove with grill and oven. Current gas certificate.
Large stainess sink with presure hot and cold water.
|Refrigeration||Large built-in fridge under chart table.|
|Hot Water System||20-litre hotwater cylinder. Hot water from engine heat exchanger.|
|Accommodation||Generous, well-protected cockpit with the conveniance of a drop-down transom door. Stainless targa supports solar panels and incorporates dinghy davits.
Entering the saloon, the nav area is to stbd and galley to port. Aft to port is a single quarter berth while a private master cabin occupies the stbd quarter. In the saloon a settee/single berth runs along the stbd side with a U-shaped settee opposite around a beutiful custom Huon pine table. The spacious bathroom is fwd and a small guest double occupies the bow.
Saloon professionally refitted 2011 with quality Warwick fabric upholstery. New huon pine table.
New foam mattresses and mattress covers on all aft berths 2012.
|Shower||Hot and cold shower in bathroom and freshwater shower in cockpit.|
|Toilet||Jabsco 12V toilet. New plumbing lines 2014.|
|Entertainment||TV/DVD with Glomex aerial. NEW 2012.
|Air Conditioning||Webasto 4KVA diesel heating – NEW 2016.|
|Dinghy||Southern Pacific RIB with aluminium floor. Fold-down davits on targa bar.|
|Outboard||Suzuki 4-stroke 6hp outboard.|
|Covers||Dodger and bimini. Bimini extends fwd to meet dodger and with full plastic clears the cockpit can be completely enclosed.
Mainsail boombag with lazyjacks.
Boom tent (permanently stowed on boom).
Gas bottle covers.
All NEW 2017.
|Ground tackle||Maxwell 12V anchor winch (new 2008).
25kg Manson Supreme anchor + 50mx x 10mm CMP L-grade chain (NEW 2015).
|Safety gear||6-man Plastimo liferaft (new 2013. Not in survey).
2 x horsehoe lifebuoys.
2 x harnesses.
2 x lifejackets.
|Bilge Pumps||2 x manual bilge pumps. 1 x auto 12V bilge pump.|
|Fire Protection||3 x 1kg fire extinguishers. Fire blanket.|
|Electrics||4 x Optima 130-amp AGM deep cycle batteries (November 2016).
2 x solar panels mounted on targa bar. Solar panel regulator.
|Electronics||Barrett SB250RC SSB radio with Selcall.
Autohelm Seatalk ST50.
24-mile LCD radar.
Coursemaster CM55i autopilot (new 2012).
Garmin 750S GPS (new 2012).
Furuno GP1650W chartplotter.
Vesper Marine AIS. Installed 2012 and upgraded to link to GPS 2015.
|Sail inventory||Dacron, fully-battened main (2009).
Dacron headsail on furler.
#1,#2,#3 Kevlar headsails.
|Rigging||Masthead double spreader sloop rig with removeable inner forestay and adjustable backstay.
NEW standing rigging July 2015.
Mast removed July 2015.
NEW halyards. Spectra main halyard, headsail halyards and topping lift.
Completely rewired and new LED navigation lights installed.
|Deck gear||8 x Lewmar winches.
Lewmar 54 self-tailing primary winches.
|Remarks||Refit 2015: Antifouling professionally stripped and hull recoated with full Wattyl epoxy system and antifouling.
Decks, cabin and cockpit professionally resprayed.
Standing rigging replaced (Forestay, caps, inner forestay, backstay) $11,700.
New halyards installed.
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