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40' Contender 40 Express 2011

$ 309,000

Wow, This is one Sweet Fishing Machine, Super Nicely Rigged, Well Cared For and She has the Looks as well. Contender Quality and the Comforts and Style Impressive during any Venture, whether Chasing Bills in the Blue Water or Simply Cruising out the the Sand Bar for a Weekender. This Contender is a Super Versatile Fishing and Fun Machine and with her Well Kept Condition, Ready to Go Status and Excellent Equipment Package this one is a Must See. 



  • Builder: Contender
  • Model: 40 Express
  • Location: Orange Beach, Alabama, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 40 ft in
  • Display Length: 40 ft
  • Price: $ 309,000
  • Beam: 11' 8"
  • Category: Sport Fishing
  • Water Capacity: --
  • Fuel Capacity: 850 gals
  • Engine Details: Yamaha F350
  • Engine 1: 2011 0.00 HRS 350.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 2011 0.00 HRS 350.00 HP
  • Engine 3: 2011 0.00 HRS 350.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Gas/Petrol

- Garmin 4212 Sounder / GPS / Radar

- Furuno Sounder

- Furuno GPS/Plotter 

- Furuno Radar              ( Three 12" Displays

- FLIR Night Vision


- Simrad Auto Pilot

- Garmin GHS 10 GPS

- Bow Thruster

- ACR Spotlight with Remote

- Yamaha Digital Gauges with Fuel Management

- Helm Mounted Compass

- Power Assist Steering

- K Plane Trim Tabs, Upgrade


- Bosch Custom Tuna Tower with Multiple Rod Holders

- Rupp Triple Spreader Outriggers

- 6.5 KW Northern Lights Diesel Generator

- Under Water Lights

- LED Multi Color Cockpit Lights

- Added Fuel Capacity from 480 to 850 Gallon

- 36 Gallon Diesel 

- Bow Thruster

- Two Battery Chargers

- Switlik Life Raft

- Windlass Anchor

- Stidd Twin Helm and Companion Seats

- Helm Deck Air Conditioner ( Designated Unit ) 

- Cabin Air Conditioner

- Custom Transom Fish Box

- Raw Water Wash Down

- Fresh Water Wash Down

- All Three Engines have had new Power Heads and Recent Flywheel Service. 


Featuring two large staterooms, a spacious galley and enclosed head and shower, this powerful yet luxurious vessel satisfies the most demanding anglers and the most discriminating cruisers alike.

Boasting an 11-foot-8inch beam, a 24-inch draft and 39-foot-11-inch LOA, the Contender 40 Express comes standard with 460-gallon fuel capacity along with an option to add an additional 110 gallons. Standard air-conditioning and generator power are also standard features. Engineered to accommodate triple engines up to 1100 hp, Contender builds this boat to get there and back with speed and comfort.

Please note the info above is a Manufacturers Description. This vessel has added fuel capacity to 850 Gallons. 

Hull & Deck

  • Hand-Laid Fiberglass Throughout High Tech Construction Using Multi-Directional Fabric & Foam Cored Solid Glass Stringer System
  • Foam Floatation
  • Full Transom & Transom Door
  • Self-Bailing Cockpit
  • Non-Skid Cockpit Sole & Deck
  • Heavy Duty Rub Rail

Cockpit Sole & Deck Compartments

  • Forward Anchor Locker with Storage
  • Dry Storage Under Deck
  • (2) 110 Gal. Fully Lined & Insulated Aft Fish Boxes – Port & Strbd
  • Large Lazaret Bilge Access


  • International Lighting
  • Cockpit Lighting
  • Cabin Air and Heat
  • Bow Thruster
  • Bow Side Lights
  • Dual Hydraulic Steering with Power Assist Pump
  • K-Plane Trim Tabs
  • Waterproof Switches & Breaker Panel with Indicator Lights
  • (3) 2000 GPH Auto/Manual Bilge Pump
  • High Speed Compass
  • Shorepower Hook-up with Battery Charger
  • Anchor Windlass System
  • Freshwater System
  • Saltwater System
  • Instant Hot Water
  • Fuel Management System
  • Mercathode System
  • Complete Generator


  • Chrome on Bronze or Stainless Steel Hardware
  • Heavy Duty Lifting Rings
  • (2) 12” Bow Cleats
  • (2) 12” Stern Cleats
  • (2) 10” Spring Line Cleats - Midship
  • (4) Lee’s Flush Mount Gunnel Rod Holders
  • Custom Aluminum Bow Rail
  • Wrap Around Windshield


  • Skylight Cabin Hatch 
  • Enclosed Head & Shower Compartment
  • Galley with Sink and Dual Burner Stove Top
  • Custom Granite Counter Tops Throughout
  • Microwave & Refrigerator
  • (2) Flat Panel TV/DVD Player
  • Twin Berths Forward with Hi-Lo Dinette Table
  • Custom Under Bunk Storage
  • Aft Cabin with Twin Berths & Under Bunk Storage
  • Cabin Lighting
  • Selection of Interior Cabin Fabrics

Driver's Side Console

  • Locking Electronic Storage
  • Tilting Helm with Custom Steering Wheel
  • Waterproof Switches & Breakers with Indicator Lights
  • Console Handrails
  • Forward U-Shaped Setee with Hi-Lo Table & Convertible Berth

Companion Side Console

  • Forward Sun Lounge 
  • Bait Prep Center with Chill Box and Tackle Drawer Storage

This listing is presented to you courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel.

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.


This Contender listing is a great opportunity to purchase a very nice 40' 40 Express. While this listing is not actively listed with United Yacht Sales, our team would be happy to reach out to the current broker and find the history on the boat. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our team of professional yacht brokers to schedule a showing. There are many yachts listed for sale on the MLS each with a different history. We look forward to helping you complete your search for the perfect boat or yacht for sale.


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