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40' Island Packet 40 1996

$ 115,000

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The Island Packet 40 is a luxurious and well-designed sailboat, renowned for its excellent craftsmanship, spacious interior, and excellent seaworthiness. This yacht has a length overall of 41 feet and 6 inches, with a beam of 12 feet and 11 inches, and a draft of 4 feet and 8 inches.

The Island Packet 40 has a traditional design, with a full keel and cutter rig, which provides excellent stability and handling in all conditions. The hull is constructed of hand-laminated fiberglass, making it extremely strong and durable. The deck and cockpit are also made of fiberglass and are designed for easy maintenance and durability.

Inside, the Island Packet 40 is spacious and comfortable, with a large salon, two private cabins, and two heads. The salon features a U-shaped settee and a large dining table, which can be converted into a double berth for guests. The galley is located aft of the salon and is well-equipped with a three-burner propane stove, oven, refrigerator / freezer and double stainless steel sinks.

The master cabin is located forward and features a pullman berth, hanging lockers, and ample storage. The en-suite head has a separate shower seat and plenty of space. The aft cabin has a double berth and a private entrance to the second head.

The Island Packet 40 is equipped with a range of high-quality sailing gear, including a roller furling system for the genoa and staysail, and a hydraulic autopilot for easy and comfortable sailing. The cockpit is spacious and well-protected, with a dodger, bimini and full enclosure providing shade and shelter from the sun and rain.

Overall, the Island Packet 40 is a beautifully designed and well-built sailboat, ideal for long-range cruising and comfortable living aboard. It is a popular choice among sailors who appreciate quality, comfort, and performance.

United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Murray 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:$ 115,000
  • Builder:

    Island Packet

  • Model:


  • Year:


  • Location:

    Kemah, Texas, United States

  • Type:

    Sail Yacht

  • LOA: 41 ft 6 in
  • Display Length: 40 ft
  • Beam: 12' 11"
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: 170 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 65 gals
  • Engine Details: Yanmar
  • Engine 1: 2015 350.00 HRS 54.00 HP
  • Days on Market:


The Island Packet 40 is a cutter rigged full keel cruiser with a keel stepped mast. Vesper has been repowered with a 54 hp Yanmar in 2015. Chainplates were replaced in 2019 by Mack Sails. Her interior features two double staterooms each with private heads. With a large galley and nav station she will be a great liveaboard or cruising yacht.




  • Layout:

Head forward with pullman berth to starboard and dressing bench / storage to port makes the forward guest cabin. The saloon features the standard Island Packet fold up table to allow for a large open area unless the table is down. The large aft facing nav station is to starboard with the galley aft and the main head across to port. The aft cabin has a private entrance to the main head.

  • 13 Stainless Steel opening ports
  • 5 Opening hatches (all crazed)
  • 5 Fans
  • Teak and Holly cabin sole in poor condition
  • Aft Facing Nav Station
  • Dinette table folds to bulkhead
  • Cushions are fabric covered and in good conditon
  • Master Cabin forward with Pullman berth, large hanging locker, drawers, cubbies and shelves as well as 2 fans, 3 ports, one overhead hatch and reading lights. 
  • Two heads with manual Jabsco heads
  • Guest Cabin aft with double berth, reading lights, one fan, 2 opening ports, hanging locker, cubbies and shelf. This cabin also has private access to the aft head.

The galley features a Princess 3-burner stainless steel stove and oven as well as a large top loading fridge/freezer, a Willz microwave and double stainless steel sinks.


The asking price accounts for the following systems that are inoperable or in need of attention:

  • Fuel tank has some corrosion
  • Water tank has a leak
  • small gouge in mast below the cabin sole


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