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40' Island Packet 40 1998

$ 152,900

This yacht is 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 yachts.

This IP 40 is an example of a very nicely equipped and well maintained Island Packet. "Because" has many upgrades including a New Yanmar 50 hp engine, New Windlass, recent Bottom Paint and much more. If you are looking for a great cruising boat, capable of taking you anywhere in the world in comfort and style then this boat is a must see.


New Yanmar 50 HP Engine 1011 Hrs.

New Doyle Sails

New Bimini & Doger

New Windlass

New Refrigeration

New GPS Chartplotter

and much more....




Beginning at the bow is the Private Head with a large vanity and mirror, stainless steel sink, manual head, shower, teak shower seat and custom cabinetry for toiletries. The head is well ventilated with one opening hatch and two opening port lights.

The Master Suite follows aft with a queen size Pullman berth to starboard, underneath this berth are 6 drawers for storage. On the port side is a large cedar lined hanging locker plus three bureau doors for storage. The master suite is cooled by the Cruise Air 16,000 BTU marine air conditioning and is well ventilated with one opening hatch, three opening port lights and one Hella fan.

Continuing aft is the spacious Main Salon with new Interior Cushions and a Beautiful New Cabin Sole. This area was designed with comfort and safety in mind with an abundance of natural light and ventilation. The salon offers the perfect place for entertaining or simply relaxing. The Island Packet's signature fold up dining table will accommodate six guest for dinner. To port is a straight settee that makes an excellent sea berth, forward of this settee is a large cedar lined hanging locker. To starboard is an L-shaped settee which converts into a double berth and serves as the seating for the aft facing navigation station. A large amount of storage is located beneath and behind both settees. The main salon is cooled by a 16,000 BTU marine air conditioning and ventilated by one large opening hatch and four opening ports lights. `

Starboard of the companion way is the large U shaped Galley with deep double stainless steel sinks, three burner propane stove/oven, refrigerator/freezer and microwave. The custom cabinetry for dishes, cutlery and glasses along with numerous other storage cabinets and ample counter space make this area perfect for the sailor that likes to cook while underway or at the dock.

Across from the galley is the Guest Head. The guest head is accessible from both the main salon and aft cabin it features a stainless steel sink, vanity and shower with a drop down teak seat. The area is ventilated by one opening hatch and one port light.

Upon entering the Aft Cabin, you are greeted with a large dressing area. The large double berth provides a nice sleeping arrangement for guest. Abundant storage can be found underneath the berth as well as inside the cedar lined hanging locker. The cabin is cooled by the 16,000 marine air conditioning and ventilated by one opening hatch, two port lights and one Hella fan.


  • Adler/Barbour Refrigerator and Freezer NEW 2019
  • SS Princess 3 Burner Propane Stove/Oven
  • Deep Double SS Sinks
  • Hot/Cold Pressure Water
  • Manual Freshwater Pump at Sink
  • Microwave Oven
  • Teak Dish Rack
  • Cutlery Drawer
  • Roll Away Trash Bin
  • High Pressure Laminate Counters w/sea rails on all edges
  • Abundant Storage


  • Engine Brand: Yanmar 4JH5E NEW 2017
  • Built: 2017
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 1011
  • Engine Powers: 50 HP
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Shaft: SS w/Traditional Packing Gland
  • Propeller: 3 Blade Bronze Propeller
  • Emergency S/S Tiller
  • Racor Fuel Filter System
  • Stern External 50 Gallon Diesel Tank NEW 2015
  • Vetus Bow Thruster NEW 2014
  • Wema Fuel/Water Tank Level Indicator
  • Auto/Manual Rule Bilge Pumps
  • Manual Bilge Pump
  • (2) Dometic Marine Air 1600 BTU Air Conditioners
  • (2) Passport I/O Digital AC Controls
  • (2) Raritan Manual Heads
  • Macerator
  • 11 Gallon Seaward Hot Water Heater NEW 2012
  • GE Dehumidifier
  • Deck Washdown Cockpit Shower


  • Garmin 7608xsv Touchscreen Chartplotter NEW 2016
  • Raymarine C-90 Chartplotter at Nav Desk
  • Raymarine ST6002 Autopilot
  •  Autopilot Drive Unit NEW 2015
  • Autopilot Computer NEW 2019
  • Raymarine Radar
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind Gauge
  • Raymarine ST60 Depth Gauge
  • Icom SSB M-802 
  • Icom SP-24 Speaker
  • SCS Pactor Modem
  • Standard Horizon Matrix GX2150 w/AIS
  • Uniiden UM380 VHF Radio
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Clarion Marine Stereo
  • (2) Bose Speakers
  • (2) Seaworthy Speakers
  • (2) Cockpit Speakers
  • Howard & Miller Clock & Barometer


  •  110/12 Volt Electrical System
  • (4) 12 Volt West Marine AGM Batteries NEW 2017
  • Xantrex Freedom HF Inverter/Charger 
  • Freedon HF Battery Monitor NEW 2017
  • Victron Energy Battery Monitor
  • Phasor Mariine 6 KW Generator (Inoperable)
  • Yanmar Alternator
  • (3) Solar Panels
  • Blue Sky 3000i Solar Boost
  • (2) Marinco Shore Power Cords
  • Interior LED Lighting 



100% hand laid fiberglass construction throughout with ISO - NPG type gelcoat for maximum durability. All structural elements and reinforcements designed to ABS standards. The hull is molded in one piece utilizing a proprietary pressure fed application system with extra strong triaxial glass, unified with an engineered molded interior grid structure. The deck laminate is cored with Polycore and attached to integrally molded hull flanges with bolts, lock nuts and urethane adhesive sealant. All deck hardware is thru-bolted with aluminum back up plats. The deck features an integrally molded tan slip resistant coarse diamond pattern and is ivory white to reduce glare. The cockpit is spacious and secure with contoured cockpit seats that are almost 8 feet long.

  • Sunbrella Dodger w/Side Handrails NEW 2018
  • Sunbrella Bimini w/Connector  NEW 2018
  • Sunbrella Wheel Cover NEW 2019
  • Cockpit Cushions
  • Custom SS Arch w/Molded SS Dinghy Davits NEW 2014
  • Dinghy Engine Motor Hoist New 2015
  • Suzuki Outboard Engine NEW 2017
  • (3) Solar Panels NEW 2015
  • SS Stern Rails
  • (13) SS Opening Ports w/Screens
  • (7) Deck Hatches
  • (4) Dorades
  • Teak Cockpit Table
  • Custom Swim Platform
  • SS Boarding Ladder
  • Cockpit Wash Down
  • Dock Lines and Fenders
  • 6 Person Lalizas Iso Life Raft NEW 2016
  • Numerous Life Jackets
  • Numerous Harness
  • Flares



  • Keel Stepped Anodized Aluminium Mast w/Single Spreaders
  • In-Mast Furling System
  • Harken Roller Furling System for Genoa
  • Staysail on Self-Tacking Club Boom
  • Doyle Mainsail NEW 2018
  • Doyle 110% Genoa NEW 2018
  • Staysail
  • Spinnaker LIKE NEW
  • Mainsheet Traveler w/4:1 Control
  • Spartite Mast Seal NEW 2019
  • Winches Serviced 2019
  • (2) Lewmar Ocean Series 48 CSR 2-Speed Winches
  • (2) Lewmar Ocean Series 30 Winches
  • (1) Lewmar Ocean Series 24 2 Speed Winch
  • All Lines Lead to Cockpit

Ground Tackle

  • Primary 44lb.Delta Anchor w/200' Chain Rode
  •  Secondary Fortress Guardian G-23 Anchor
  • Maxwell Freedom 800 Electric Windlass
  • Up/Down Switch at Helm
  • Up/Down Switches at Bow
  • Anchor Washdown


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:$ 152,900
  • Builder:

    Island Packet
  • Model:

  • Location:

    Gulfport, Florida, United States
  • Type: Sail
  • LOA: 40 ft in
  • Display Length: 40 ft
  • Beam: --
  • Category:

  • Water Capacity: --
  • Fuel Capacity: --


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