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Old 09-20-2016, 04:39 PM   #1
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City: Newport
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Esmeralde
Vessel Model: Sabre 386
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2001 Willard 40 For Sale

My parents have listed their Willard 40 for sale. It is clean and well cared for, in nice condition, and is currently in inside storage in Rhode Island. This is an excellent cruising platform, well-built with quality construction and attention to detail throughout, a great pedigree and strong following in the trawler community.

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40' Willard Pilot House Trawler
Year: 2001
Asking $272,900
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Builder: Willard Marine
LOA: 40' 6"
LWL: 36'1"
Beam: 13' 8
Draft: 4' 3"
Displacement: 33000
Ballast: 7,000
HP: 115
Cruising Speed: 7 knots
Max Speed: 10 knots
Fuel: 2 -AL 600 Gal
Water: 1-S.S. 300 Gal
Holding: 75 Gal
Hull Construction
Hand laid, 100% solid fiberglass construction used in the hull. Vinylester resins are used in first two laminates. Fiberglass is laid up in one shift as per military specifications, which eliminates secondary bonds.
Topsides are hand-laid composed of end-grain balsa sandwich core in horizontal surfaces for heat insulation and closed-cell PVC sandwich core in vertical surfaces for high strength.
Exterior gel coat finish is impact resistant isothalic with a nominal 25-mil thickness.
All non-skid surfaces are molded into the deck.
Water resistant polyurethane sealants are used in all joints and fittings. Approximately 20% or more of the displacement ballast encapsulated and sealed in the keel.
Marine grade plywood used for all structural construction. Fire resistant U.S. Coast Guard approved hose is used for fuel and steering connections with reusable flare fittings.
Engine stringers are continuous with separate, heavy duty engine mounts. The hull is divided into three watertight compartments with separate bilge pumps in sumps to maintain a dry bilge. The bow contains a water tight collision bulkhead.
Shore power connection is marine grade, shielded wiring cables, all of which meets ABYC standards. High pressure lines are Aeroquip.
Manufactured in Southern California
Hull: molded fiberglass, hand laminated, 3/8" to 3/4" thickness
Bulkheads: 3/4" structural marine plywood bonded to hull
Stringers: four, structural longitudinal girders, polyfoam cored fiberglass
Vetus Bow thruster
Engine: naturally aspirated, fresh water cooled
Reduction gear: Twin Disc, 2.45:1 ratio
Alarm; engine: audible system for oil pressure, water temperature, and voltage
Filters; fuel: dual primary and engine supplied secondary
Engine room: sound insulated
Exhaust silencer; main engine: waterlift type
Propeller shaft: 1-3/4" stainless steel Aquamet
Hose clamps: double stainless steel on all hose fittings where appropriate
Seacocks: bronze on all underwater thru hulls
Water system: hot and cold pressure with accumulator tank
Propeller: 24", 3 bladed bronze, left hand
Tiller: aluminum emergency
Rudder: high density foam and fiberglass with stainless steel stock, webbs and solid, cast maganese-bronze skeg.
Bilge pumps: three automatic 12VDC in separate wells.
Water tank: with baffles, on deck fill and vent.
Fuel tanks: with baffles, on deck fill and vent.
Water heater: 11 gal. stainless steel, heated by engine or shore power system.
Hurricane Heating System
Strong Arm electric dinghy winch
Lights: two overhead in engine room, 12VDC
Receptacle: one in engine room, 110VAC
Chases; mechanical & electrical: three, running fore and aft from engine room to forward stateroom
Piping; water: insulated copper
Blower; engine room: one 12VDC, centrifugal
Hatch; engine room: large size with gas shock assist
Steering: hydraulic
Northern Light Generator
Xantrex Link 2000
Electrical panel: 12VDC & 110VAC circuit breakers, volt meter, and battery selector switch
Alternator: 105 amp or as supplied with engine
Battery; Starting: 12V in box.
Batteries; house: two, total 225 A/H, in box.
Battery Charger: 20 amp
Horn: double stainless steel, 12VDC
Lights; running and navigation: 12VDC, per COLREG requirements
Zinc Plate: one large bonded to all underwater thru-hulls shaft and rudder
Mast Mounted Deck light
Furuno Radar 2003
Furuno RD 30
Simrad Auto Pilot
Icom M502 VHF Radio
Interior components and "fit and finish": yacht quality with durable finish
Interior surfaces: vinyl wall covering except where noted
Floor covering: carpet except where noted
Head liner: vinyl covered panels attached with Velcro
Accent trim: hardwood
Drawers fronts and cabinet doors: hardwood: raised panel
Exposed backs of cabinets: plastic laminate, vinyl, or finished fiberglass
Counter tops: plastic laminate with hardwood rails except where noted
Windows: 1/4" tempered clear glass except three windshields, which are 3/8" tempered glass
Frames; exterior, window and door: aluminum frame with enamel finish, all to have radiused corners and color matched to deckhouse sides
Frames: interior, window and door: covered with a finished hardwood frame except where noted
Galley and saloon selected bulkheads: hardwood surface
Cushions; settee, helm, pilot berth and mattresses: appropriate thickness, medium firmness foam
Cushion coverings: settee, seats, and mattress: standard fabric material
Light switches: all overhead lights to be controlled with wall switches
Portlights: all to be stainless steel with screens
Controls; engine and transmission: dual lever, single function
Helm wheel: 24" stainless steel destroyer style
Windows: fixed in forward pilothouse with 3 windshield wipers
Hatch: 16.5" sq. approximately, overhead
Doors; port & starboard: sliding with fixed glass windows
Windows: sliding glass in aft pilothouse, aluminum frame
Lights; overhead: two 12VDC, white/night light combo
Compass: 4.5"
Receptacles: two, 110VAC and one 12VDC
Foot rest: fold down hardwood
Chart table: stand up with storage under
Overhead panel: hardwood face
Portlights: two, fixed
Sole: hardwood
Counter top: solid surface material with hardwood rails.
Sink: stainless steel
Galley cabinets: drawers and locker space
Faucet: single lever, mixer style
Sole: hardwood
Refrigerator/freezer: approximately 6.5 cu. ft.
Range/oven: 3 burner propane with oven.
Lights: two overhead 12VDC
Receptacles: two, 110VAC
Main Salon
Settee/berth: single, fabric covered
Dining table: Mahogany
Windows: four total, one fixed, three sliding
Cabinet: media or storage with one 110 VAC receptacle
Receptacles: two 110VAC and one 12VDC
Storage: under and behind settee on port side
Storage: lockers and cabinets on starboard side
Lights: two overhead 12VDC
Sole: hardwood
Toilet: Jabsco, compact, 12VDC electric marine with waste macerator pump
Waste evacuation pump: Jabsco 12VDC plumbed from holding tank
Shower pan & stall: molded fiberglass
Shower sump pump: 12VDC
Counter top: solid surface material, with molded rails
Sink: oval molded into counter top.
Faucet; sink: single lever, mixer style
Faucet; shower: telephone style in separate stall shower
Mirror: hardwood trim
Cabinet: medicine
Light; overhead: one 12VDC
Light; over mirror: one fluorescent
Light; in shower stall: one 12VDC
Receptacles: one, 110VAC
Portlights: two opening
Sole: hardwood
Master Stateroom
Berth: hinged queen with foam mattress, drawers & storage under
Lockers: two wardrobe hanging with cedar lined bulkheads
Dressers: two with shelves
Bookshelf: one
Hull sides: hardwood planking
Sole carpeted
Hatch: 20" sq. approximately, overhead
Lights: two reading, bulkhead mount 12VDC
Light: one overhead 12VDC
Portlights: two opening
Receptacles: two 110VAC
Guest Stateroom
Berth: double with foam mattress, drawers & storage under
Locker: one wardrobe hanging with cedar lined bulkheads
Bookshelf: one
Sole: carpeted
Hull sides: hardwood planking
Lights: one reading, bulkhead mount 12VDC
Light: one overhead 12VDC
Portlights: two, opening
Receptacles: one 110VAC and one 12VDC
Deck & Exterior
Hull: gel coat color "CCP" #W005 (white)
Shear stripe: same color as hull, "CCP" #W005 (white)
Boot top: gel coat color "CCP" #LL0020 (navy blue)
Deck, non skid, forward locker, and cabin sides: gel coat color "CCP" #IA037 (off white)
Bulwarks: gel coat color "CCP" #W005 (white)
Cabin top; saloon and pilothouse: gel coat color "CCP" #W005 (white)
Support struts: gel coat color "CCP" #W005 (white)
Caprail: teak, natural finish
Signal mast and boom: aluminum with rigging, tabernacle mount for lowering, powder coat white color
Name boards: two @ pilothouse cabin top
Door; aft exterior: one aluminum with fixed window
Doors; pilothouse: two aluminum at port and starboard with fixed glass windows
Lights; lazarette: one overhead 12VDC
Cleats: eight 12", stainless steel
Anchor roller: 3" roller width
Wash down: raw water at fore deck
Flag staff and base
Hull gates: port and starboard
Handrail: bow, 1 1/4" stainless steel
Ladder; boat deck: stainless steel with teak treads
Drains and scuppers: where appropriate
Ports: stainless steel
Horn: electric
Windshield wipers: electric

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Old 09-20-2016, 04:51 PM   #2
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did I miss the price?

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Old 09-20-2016, 05:16 PM   #3
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City: Newport
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Vessel Name: Esmeralde
Vessel Model: Sabre 386
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Sorry! $272,900. I just edited it into the post.
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Old 09-20-2016, 07:06 PM   #4
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Vessel Model: 1981 Mainship 40'
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Old 09-24-2016, 06:40 AM   #5
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Here's a link to a photo album of the boat:

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Old 09-24-2016, 07:07 AM   #6
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Absolutely stunning condition! Great video. Good luck!

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Old 09-24-2016, 09:53 AM   #7
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It's a bit depressing when I view that video, knowing that my boat will never reach that level of condition. Now, back to projects with my inferior level of fit & finish.


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