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40' Dereli Express 2003

$ 200,000

Designed by American naval architect Ed Fry of Fryco and built by R.B. Dereli, Sassy is a great performing down east lobster style yacht with a finely crafted high gloss occume paneled cabin. The hull and deck are constructed with E-Glass, carbon fiber, divinycell and Kevlar and bonded with epoxy.
Sassy is powered by twin 370 HP Yanmar Diesels driving Hamilton 274 Jets. With the bowthruster and jet drives she handles tight quarters and docking with amazing ease.


  • Builder: Dereli
  • Model: Express
  • Location: Fair Haven, New Jersey, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 40 ft in
  • Display Length: 40 ft
  • Price: $ 200,000
  • Beam: 12' 6"
  • Category: Downeast
  • Water Capacity: 60 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 320 gals
  • Engine Details: Yanmar
  • Engine 1: 640.00 HRS 370.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 640.00 HRS 370.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

Length over all: 40’4”
Length water line: 35’6”
Beam: 12’6”
Draft: 24”
Overhead draft: 12’
Displacement: 17,500 lbs
Construction: Epoxy/GRP/Kevlar Hybrid cloth/Carbon fiber
Core material: Divinycell and Induplast
Aluminum: 5000 and/or 6000 marine grade
Stainless steel: 316L
Wood: Occume
Outside finishing: AwlCraft 2000 high gloss finish
Fuel capacity: 320 gallons diesel

Twin Yanmar 370 hp 6LYA-STP vertical water-cooled 4-cycle diesels with 520 hours
Reduction gears: Twin Disc 506
Water jets: Hamilton 274 water jets
Mathers electronic controls with engine synchronization
Exhaust: salt water cooled exhaust system
Steering: manual hydraulic steering
Bowthruster: Vetus with 12V DC electric motor
AC: 220 AC/60Hz reverse cycle air conditioning to cabin and helm areas
Refrigeration: 12VDC/110V AC refrigeration/freezer unit is in the galley
U-Line combination 29A icemaker/refrigerator is installed behind the helm

The Master cabin is located forward. It has a v-berth with storage drawers beneath, hanging lockers port and starboard, bookshelf forward of the berth, overhead hatch, direct and indirect lighting. Mounted on the forward bulkhead of the stateroom is a flat screen TV with separate DVD player.

Next aft to port is the galley which features a two-burner cook-top, GE microwave, U-line refrigerator, Corian counters and stainless steel sink with hot and cold running water. All the lockers and drawers are lined with cedar.

Opposite to starboard across from the galley is a dinette table with seating for four. Mounted on the starboard side of the salon is a stereo receiver with CD player.

Moving back towards the companionway to port is the head/shower. The head features a JABSCO household size toilet with internal vacuum pump, shower and sink mounted on a granite counter.

Opposite the head and mounted on the wall behind the aft dinette seat is the easily accessed and well laid out electrical panel.

Two steps up from the salon, the well-equipped air-conditioned pilothouse features an L-shaped settee to port with a table. To starboard is the 8-way power Italian leather OpacMar helm seat. Behind the helm seat is a built in combination refrigerator/ice-maker. The aft end of the pilothouse is enclosed with a drop down curtain with Eisenglass and privacy drop down covers.

Aft of the pilothouse is the cockpit with a bench seat across the back. Behind the cockpit is the extremely well laid out engine room. Access to the engine-room is made by raising the aft deck. The engine room is a mechanic's dream with all systems easily reached.

There is a hot/cold shower accessible from the swim platform.

There are two covers for the cockpit. One is a drop down canvas with isinglass windows which separate the pilothouse from the cockpit. The other runs from the deckhouse roof edge to the aft of the cockpit bench seat and is Sunbrella beige.


  • Jabsco electric toilet
  • Sink with hot/cold running water
  • Shower
  • Granite counter tops
  • Overhead hatch
  • U-line refrigerator
  • 2-burner glass top stove
  • GE microwave
  • Cedar lined storage cabinets
  • Corian counter tops
  • Storage drawers
  • OpacMare 8-way power leather upholstered helm seat
  • L-shaped settee
  • Teak hi-lo table
  • Storage below the settee
  • 16,000 BTU A/C
  • Combo U-line ice-maker/refrigerator
  • Sunbrella fabric covered cushions for pilot house

Ritchie SS2000 compass mounted at helm
12V DC chromed double horn
12V DCACR searchlight with remote controls to right of helm
Simrad IS 15 Combi systems speed, depth, and trip log
Furuno GPS Navigator DGPS-36
Furuno 1833 NAV-net system with color chart plotter and 36 mile radar with split screen or radar overlay
Simrad AP 22 autopilot
Simrad RS 8300 VHF
Sony AM/FM stereo with CD player and four speakers

DC: 12V DC ship’s service; 12V DC main engines and generator starting

AC: 220/110V AC/60Hz from shore and 220/110V AC/60Hz from generator

100 amp alternator on the starboard engine for charging ship service battery
80 amp alternator on the port engine
35 amp alternator on the generator for charging starting battery

House batteries: two Lifeline AGM 4D 210 amp hour batteries new in 2016
Starting batteries: two Lifeline AGM 12V new in 2016.
Generator: Westerbeke 5kw with sound shield 350 Hours

Shore power: one 50amp/220 VAC

Isolation transformer, 220V

Battery charger: Mastervolt Mass 40 amp

  • Muir Lofrans 12V DC electric windless with remote at bow and helm controls
  • Dock lines
  • Fenders
  • 35 lb stainless steel plow anchor
  • 100 feet 5/16” chain
  • 8” ship’s bell

  • Bilge alarms and alarm panel

  • Three fire extinguishers

  • High water alarm

  • Fire control system installed in engine room with DC panel remote switch

  • Gas/smoke alarm in galley and forward stateroom

  • Life jackets (6) in pack under port settee

  • Flares

  • Lines and eight fenders

  • Twin Yanmar 370 HP diesel engines (640 hours)
  • Underwater exhaust with bypass valves
  • Hamilton 274 water jets
  • Westerbeke 4 KW generator
  • Racor fuel filters
  • Max Power Bow thruster
  • Mathers electronic controls
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Mathers engine synchronizer
  • Battery charger
  • 3 automatic bilge pumps
  • Bennett trim tabs
  • Cruisair A/C

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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.


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