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Zama Dawn
40' Island Packet 40 1995

$ 148,900

Zama Dawn is a Island Packet 40' 40 currently listed for sale on the market. While this boat is not currently listed with United Yacht Sales, our team is happy to work on your behalf in the research and potential sale of the vessel. Our commitment to our clients is to find the best yacht available that fits the their needs, no matter where its listed. United is a professional yacht brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Cruisers and similar boats.

"Zama Dawn" may be the finest and best priced Island Packet on the market with her impressive list of sailing components, caring liveaboard cruisers (since 2012) who maintain her without regard to cost or effort needed, and her being competently prepared for Caribbean cruising!

Here are just a few of her many highlights:

  • Chainplates replaced
  • Spectra Watermaker
  • Garmin 7212 Touch Screen Chartlplotter/ Radar (4kw)
  • AIS Transceiver
  • ICOM 710 SSB
  • NEW Mastervolt Battery Charger
  • Wind Generator
  • 225 Watts of Solar on Custom SS Arch/Davits
  • Max Prop - 3 Blade
  • Epoxy Bottom for Preventitive Purposes (No Blisters)
  • Full Cockpit Enclosure w/ Isenglass & Screens
  • NEW Dodger (Raised to Bimini Height)
  • Sails in Good to Very Good Condition
  • Main Stack Pack with Lazy Jacks
  • Gennaker - Un-Used
  • Owners Manual and Comprehensive Log Book
  • RIB Hypalon Dinghy w/ 9.8 Tohatsu on Davits
  • Ample Spares Inventory - Pumps, Alternator, Starter
  • Immaculately Clean Inside and Out - She Sparkles!
  • Glebe Creek Hatch Screens in Salon and Master Stateroom

"Zama Dawn" has received ALL of the attention a proper yacht should expect from her owners: Unfailing care, rigid maintenance and most of all.... LOVE

We welcome you aboard. Just give us a call. You will find her owners to be as enjoyable as the boat is exceptional!

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name

Zama Dawn


LOA: 40 ft 0 in

Beam: 13 ft 0 in

LWL: 34 ft 0 in

Maximum Draft: 4 ft 8 in

Displacement: 22800 lbs

Bridge Clearance: 54 ft 0 in

Headroom: 6 ft 5 in


Engine 1:

Engine Brand: Yanmar

Year Built: 1995

Engine Model: 4JH2ME

Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel

Engine Hours: 3665

Drive Type: Direct Drive


Fresh Water Tanks: (170 Gallons)

Fuel Tanks: (90 Gallons)

Holding Tanks: (30 Gallons)


Number of cabins: 2

Number of heads: 2

Outside Equipment/Extras

Electric windlass


Main Salon: From the companionway you enter into the large living area (with 6'5" headroom!) made possible by deluxe fold up table. Drop-leaf table folds against bulk-head storage rack (for bottles, etc) Provides unobstructed 40" wide lounge area with teak and holly sole. L-shaped pull out double settee berth to starboard and single settee berth to port, each with Lee cloths for safe slumber while under passage. Removable slip covers allow for easy wash and dry. Salon cushions are in excellent condition. Pattern in pictures are custom fitted slip covers for protection only. Teak cabinets and bookshelves outboard of both settees. Cedar lined hanging locker with shelf over. Large storage areas behind and under each settee. Large opening hatch with custom screen. Numerous opening ports, deck vents and overhead hand rails. Original cushions are Immaculate. Carpet is available for the entire sole and looks great!

Navigation Station: To starboard the large navigation table has tray storage under and two position table top and nav light. Generous navigation/electronics cabinet and master AC/DC electrical panel. Large chart storage drawer located under starboard settee.

Master Cabin: Privacy doors separate the forward cabin from the salon and forward head compartment. Large queen/double berth has a custom mattress for added comfort. A lee cloth provides safety when needed under passage. Full length shelf runs lengthwise outboard of the berth and overhead shelf on headboard/bulk head has a reading light under. Large storage lockers and six cedar lined drawers are under the berth. Generous cedar lined locker and bureau with shelf over each. Large opening hatch with custom screen and three opening ports. Custom memory foam mattress topper.

Master Head: Shower has hot/cold pressure water with curtain on track and teak seat. Large vanity has stainless steel sink unbreakable mirror, large wrap around counter with teak trim and storage cabinets. Two opening ports and hatch above. Integral recess lighting on port and starboard.

Guest Cabin: Privacy doors to main cabin and aft head. Large queen/double berth with reading lights and full length teak shelf outboard. Storage lockers under berth. Generous cedar lined locker and bureau with shelf over each and dressing seat. Two opening ports with hatch overhead.

Aft Head: Shower has hot/cold pressure water with curtain on track. Teak shower seat retracts for access to marine head. Large vanity with stainless steel sink, wrap around counter and storage cabinet. Overhead hatch and opening port. Access from main cabin by companionway and private access from aft cabin


  • Large wrap-around design with high pressure laminate surface and teak sea rails on all edges
  • Large top-loading ice box with Adler Barbour Cold Machine refrigeration
  • Gimbaled 3 burner LPG stove with oven. Pots and pans storage below. Stainless steel guardrail with integrated harness hooks
  • Double stainless steel sink, hot and cold pressure water taps, manual pump and retractable spray unit
  • Storage cabinet below sink and pull out trash bin
  • Large storage areas above and below counter, storage drawer, teak dish rack and cutlery and dry storage locker
  • New water heater in 2014
  • Insulated exterior refrigeration pad plus additional interior insulation


  • Garmin GPSMAP 7212 12" touchscreen chartplotter (2013)
  • Garmin GMR 18 HD 4kw 18" Radome Radar (2013)
  • Sitex MDA-1 Class B AIS Transceiver (2013) with Shakespeare 4' Galaxy atenna (2013)
  • Raymarine ST60+ displays in cockpit: Graphic GPS, depth, speed, wind speed & direction
  • Autohelm 6000 autopilot w/ remote
  • Raymarine VHF - cockpit
  • ICOM 710 SSB radio
  • Garmin 152 GPS at nav for redundancy
  • Weather instrument at nav station
  • Brass clock and barometer
  • Sony surround sound stereo in salon & cockpit
  •  West Marine hand-held VHF


  • Four Winds generator
  • (3) 75 watt solar panels on Custom Davits arch
  • Rolls batteries, house and starter, total of 650 amp hrs (2012)
  • Xantrex battery monitor
  • Most lighting is LED
  • (5) Low draw 12V fans
  • Balmar 127 amp high output alternator
  • New MasterVolt 40 amp 3 bank charger
  • Secondary 30 amp charger

Engine and Mechanical

  • 50 HP Yanmar diesel 4JH2ME - four cylinder, fresh water cooled, rubber isolation mounts on reinforced fiberglass bed with integral oil drip pan, mechanical fuel pump, fuel filter
  • Extensive sound control in engine compartment: gasketed access cover and doors, and lined foam insulation
  • Racor fuel filter with water separator
  • Auxiliary electric fuel pump with momentary switch for servicing 
  • Water heater (New 2014): 11 Gallon marine type with engine heat exchanger and 120V AC
  • Black water, gray water and fresh water hoses replaced 2014
  • Macerator added 2014
  • Engine raw water strainer replaced 2017
  • Max Prop folding 3 blade propeller
  • Manual Edson 30 gallon/minute emergency bilge pump
  • Stand alone portable air conditioner for salon and master stateroom. Fits out of the way in salon
  • Heat exchanger replaced in 2014
  • Oil changed religiously at 100 hrs.

Hull and Deck

  • Epoxy on bottom (2014) (NO blisters found) and bottom paint applied biennially (For preventive purposes only)
  • 45# Manson Supreme anchor (2014), 300' G4 chain
  • 44 Bruce anchor 20' chain, 180' rode
  • Up/down windlass
  • Anchor washdown
  • Stainless steel transom arch and dinghy davits with solar panels
  • All Lifelines replaced 2014
  • Dodger height raised to equal bimini height (2014), with new StratoGlass and new canvas
  • Separate shade enclosure for bimini
  • Cockpit cushion foam replaced 2014; new Sunbrella slip covers
  • Custom deck awning
  • Custom foredeck awning
  • Custom wind scoop
  • LPG deck storage bin with (2) 10# aluminum propane tanks, drain overboard
  • Bottom is diver cleaned monthly in summer, every 2 months in winter
  • Bottom painted October 2018
  • Custom covered Jerry cans (7 ) mounted to deck barge boards
  • Beautiful, well maintained brightwork
  • Overhead cockpit light
  • Glebe Creek hatch screens in salon & master
  • Masthead windvane

Sails and Rigging

  • Sails inspected and found to be in good-very good condition
  • Main, fully battened with triple reef
  • Main stack pack w/ Lazy Jacks
  • 130% genoa with Schaefer roller furling
  • Schaefer roller furling staysail with boom
  • 95% Jib/stormsail
  • Gennaker - unused
  • Whisker pole
  • Staysail Lewmar 8C sheet winch and 8C haylard winch
  • Jib halyard winch on mast, Lewmar 24C, 2-speed
  • Boom Vang
  • Sail windows in bimini

Additional Equipment

  • Dinghy, inflatable Hypalon 310 RIB, 2015 with custom Sunbrella chaps
  • Tohatsu 9.8 outboard engine
  • Owners manual
  • Comprehensive log book
  • Ditch bag at the ready
  • Spares include Yanmar starter, pre starter, fresh water pump, refrigeration pump and alternator. Easily enough spares to feel comfortable for a season of Bahamas cruising
  • Owner is a retired engineer. Yanmar is checked at each start up with a digital infrared thermometer gun for proper water flow and temperatures

Brokers Comments/ Additional Information

Simply put, "Zama Dawn" is undoubtedly one of the best equipped and cared for IP40's available. You will find her specs and pictures match the boat in all regards. Her experienced owners, with the last 8 years of liveaboard cruising under their belts, look forward to sharing their knowledge of "Zama Dawn" with her next Captain and First Mate.



Owner's personal items not listed here are not a part of the saleDetails of this vessel are offered in good faith but we cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. While efforts are made to keep this listing up to date, information provided at the time of listing is subject to change if the vessel is on the market for an extended time. 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.

United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Whiteaker Yacht Sales. 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


  • Price USD:$ 148,900
  • Builder: Island Packet
  • Model: 40
  • Location: Brunswick, Georgia, United States
  • Type: Sail
  • LOA: 40 ft in
  • Display Length: 40 ft
  • Beam: --
  • Category: Cruisers
  • Water Capacity: --
  • Fuel Capacity: --


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