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1985 Passport 40' Wind Thief

$ 85,000

Wind Thief is a 1985 Passport 40' Aft Cockpit listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Marisa Velasco. Marisa can be reached at +52 622 855 9167 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional yacht brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Passport Yachts and similar boats. With over 250 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

40' Passport Aft Cockpit 1985

Make your plans now to see this beauty and see for yourself what other Passport owners brag about – equal parts rugged voyager and elegant yacht!

40 Ft. Passport 1985

***BACK ON MARKET - New Lower Price!***

An incredibly well-preserved BLUE-WATER BOAT! "Wind Thief" is a well-maintained example of the fine quality that Passports have become famous for. Gorgeous lines give this cruiser the nimble, fast and sea-kindly performance that has been well documented. She has full cruising gear – full galley, electronics, solar panels, cruising sails, electric windlass, and a Hydrovane windvane in the addition to her auto-pilot! 2021 refurbished engine, all new house batteries, professionally cleaned and maintained!

Below decks, her teak has been immaculately preserved and is highlighted by the light and airy white overhead interior. Comfortable pullman master bunk to port, leading to the head full forward. Bob Perry design touches are evident everywhere in this quality Taiwanese built boat.


  • Price USD:$ 85,000
  • Builder:


  • Model:

    Aft Cockpit

  • Year:


  • Location:

    San Carlos, Mexico

  • Type:

    Sail Yacht

  • LOA: 40 ft in
  • Display Length: 40 ft
  • Beam: 12' 9"
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: 160 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 110 gals
  • Engine Details: Westerbeke M-46
  • Engine 1: 46.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Days on Market:

Fully refitted over the 10 years of ownership by the current owner. Most equipment has been replaced or updated.

  • Steering quadrant replaced in 2004 and fiberglassed
  • Compass recalibrated
  • 2013: Teak decks redone, replaced EVERY PLUG and SCREW. Done in Vallejo, CA. Still many spares available.
  • Water tanks: Both cleaned and repainted interior. Starboard tank new in 2013 (replaced previous tank which was showing pin holes)
  • Fuel tank: Repainted in 2013 and added viewing holes
  • 2008: Replaced all hatches with SS, new screens and teak surround
  • Electrical: All new, done by Swensen Marine in CA
  • New head 2009
  • Teak head/shower seat revarnished in 2013
  • Custom teak helm seat added to cockpit
  • Standing Rigging surveyed in 2015
  • Last bottom paint (ablative) done in Mazatlan 2016
  • Professionally cleaned in February 2018
  • Only been stored on the hard since May 2018


  • L-Shaped dinette/settee to port, surrounding dinette
  • Starboard has sofa seating forward of the navigation station
  • Teak and Holly Cabin sole
  • Opening Stainless Steel Portholes
  • White Headliner with Teak Trim


  • Fridge/Freezer: Frigo (updated 2010), top and side-loading
  • Water Heater: 6 gallons
  • Stove: Force 10 3-burner (updated 2003)
  • Sink: Double SS
  • Pressure and Manual water
  • Complete set of dishes, silverware, saute pans
  • Wraparound galley is located to port of companionway
  • Generous storage throughout


  • Master Stateroom is to port and forward of the main salon
  • Pullman berth allows for comfortable and dry sleeping
  • Head is located full forward, with custom teak shower seat over toilet
  • Generous storage under pullman berth is easily accessible
  • Across and to starboard is a hanging locker and even more storage


  • Guest stateroom is aft and to starboard, with double berth
  • Hanging locker and storage


  • Anchor#1: Rocna 55# with 200’ 3/8” chain and 200’ 8-strand rode
  • Anchor #2: Danforth 30# with 60’ chain and 100’ 6-strand rode
  • Anchor windlass: Maxwell Electric
  • Double Bow roller
  • Teak toe rails
  • Teak decks
  • Swim ladder SS
  • SS Bow pulpit
  • Navigation, tri-color and spreader lights
  • Saltwater washdown
  • Full boat cover
  • Bimini top
  • Lifelines
  • SS Stanchions
  • Gates to port and starboard
  • Lexan Companionway cover


  • Stereo/radio: West Marine Bluetooth, Pandora and USB compatible
  • VHF: Icom M602
  • SSB: Icom IC 735 with tuner
  • TV: Samsung 20”
  • Radar: Raymarine HD 24-mile (2013)
  • Radar alarm
  • Depth: Ultrasonic
  • Wind Speed/Direction: Simrad anemometer (intermittent operation)
  • Auto-Pilot: Simrad with new lateral drive 2015
  • GPS: Raymarine Hybrid touch
  • Knot Meter/Log: Raymarine
  • Chartplotters (2): Raymarine A7 and Nav station and Raymarine E97 at helm
  • Binnacle: new 2005
  • Compass: Ritchie
  • Batteries: (2014) LTH 4 house and 1 Engine start
  • All new house batteries
  • Total Amp hours: 450
  • Smart Regulator
  • Battery Parallel Switch
  • Solar Panels: 440 AH, 4 panels (2013). 2 x 80 watt and 2 x 140 watt
  • Battery Monitor: Xantrex
  • Dockside Electrical Cable: 50’
  • Electrical System: 12vDC and 120vAC
  • Inverter: Freedom Marine Xantrex 1500 watt, 75 amp
  • Interior LED lighting
  • 100 amp alternator

Cruise equipped--

  • Main sail: 2008, in very good condition
  • Jib: 130% 2008 in very good condition
  • Roller furling
  • Spinnaker: Assymetrical, in almost new condition
  • Storm Sail: Hank on, in usable condition
  • Primary Sailmaker: Neil Pryde
  • Total sail area: 400 sq. ft.
  • Boom vang
  • Aluminum keel stepped mast
  • Rigging: SS wire, with spares
  • Mainsheet Traveler: Harken
  • Lines lead aft
  • Whisker pole
  • Winches: (2) Primary Lewmar 48; (2) Secondary, Lewmar 40 to port, Anderson ELECTRIC 40 to starboard, both 2-speed and self-tailing.
  • Preventer/Boom brake
  • Lifejackets: 2
  • Lifesling
  • Life Ring
  • Liferaft: Viking 4-person
  • Jacklines
  • Engine: Westerbeke M-46hp, Diesel
  • Engine hours since new: 3,600
  • 2021 refurbished engine
  • Cruising speed: 6 knots at 2,200 rpm
  • Gallons/hour at cruising speed: .75 gallons
  • Maximum speed: 6.5 knots at 2400 rpm
  • Gallons/hour at max speed: 1 gallon
  • Range: 400 miles
  • Injectors cleaned and serviced May 2018
  • Propeller: 3-blade bronze
  • Bilge Pump: Rule, auto and manual
  • Raw water sea strainer
  • Bilge blower
  • Fire extinguishing: Manual
  • Fuel filters
  • Wheel steering
  • Fuel shutoff: stove
  • Fume detector
  • Head type: overboard
  • Holding tank: Manual, 30 gallon
  • Windvane: Hydrovane
  • Owner's personal effects including painting hanging on bulkhead in Main Salon
  • No outboard motor goes with dinghy
  • Dinghy: Avon 4-person, 2005, with chaps

Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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.