1985 Tartan 40

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Yacht Overview

Make: Tartan

Model: 40

Year: 1985

Length: 40.25′

Located In: Palm City, FL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8707189


This sloop style performance cruiser is built and ready to explore, race or host your family with incomparable ease! With the meticulous care and upgrades that she has received her whole life she looks like she could not have had any better care. Owned by an experienced sailor and captain the seller will have a hard time saying good bye to such a beautiful vessel. All of her standing and running rigging has recently been replaced in 2020 with new fully battened mack sails and furling Genoa.

“Avalon” is a well equipped, and well-maintained racer cruiser. It has been cruised throughout the Caribbean, and is now based in Florida regularly cruising the Bahamas. Avalon has recently undergone an extensive refit ranging from new rigging (standing/running), new sails, electronics, autopilot, dodger/bimini, water tanks, etc) and is now ready for a new owner.

Listed below are all of her upgrades:


– Airconditioning Mermaid 9,000 BTU – Auto Pilot B&G NAC 3 (2021)

-whisker pole

– 2 New 50 gallon Dura Weld polypropylene fresh water tanks (2021)
– B&G Vulcan, Triton 2 displays (2), B&G wind instruments (2021) 
– 44lb Rocna Anchor
– Fully battened main sail by Mack Sails (2020)
– Furling Genoa by Mack Sails (2020)
– Standing Rigging (2020)
– Running Rigging (2020)
– Mack Pack (2020)
– Dodger/Bimini (2021)
– SeaFurl Furling System (2018)
– Forespar 13/26 telescoping whisker pole (2021)
– Waeco 12V Refrigeration 
– DuraWeld Polypropylene Water tanks (2021)
– IDEAL type 3 Vertical windlass
– Max Prop feathering prop  

She has never sustained any hurricane or misuse damage. 

Full Specs

Boat Name



LOA: 40.33
LWL: 31.58
Beam: 12.67 ft
Maximum Draft: 8.42 ft
Displacement: 17,250 lb
Bridge Clearance: 51 ft


Engine Brand: Universal
Engine Model: m50
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 44|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 2 (50 Gallon)


Number of single berths: 1
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 1


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