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1995 Beneteau Oceanis 40 CC

Lefkas, Greece


Beneteau Oceanis 40cc (1995) Centre Cockpit cruiser, full teak decks. Owners 2 cabin 2 heads version. 55hp Volvo (2007) approx. 800hrs. Water maker, Mast & standing rigging 2005, plenty of sails, full navigation and safety gear. In private ownership since 1995 current owner since 2002. German Flag. VAT paid. Euros 79,000

Basic Boat Info

Price: €79,000
Tax Status: Paid
Make: Beneteau
Model: Oceanis 40 CC
Year: 1995
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Beneteau
Designer: Groupe Finot
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Winged Keel


Length: 40 ft / 12.19 m
Length Overall: 40 ft / 12.19 m
Waterline Length: 36'9 ft / 11.20 m
Beam: 12'9 ft / 3.89 m
Max Draft: 5'6 ft / 1.68 m
Cabin Headroom: 6'3 ft / 1.91 m
Single Berths: 6

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: D2-55
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 55hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
  • Year: 2007
  • Engine Hours: 800
  • Engine Location: Center


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Cruisers


Williams and Smithells Ltd
Williams & Smithells Yacht Brokers


Williams & Smithells UK
Wicormarine Cranleigh Road, Portchester
Fareham, GB, PO16 9DR
Tel:+44 (0)1329 827 053


Beneteau Oceanis 40cc designed by Group Finot
Centre Cockpit cruiser
Built 1995
White GRP hull, teak decks & cockpit 
Fixed wing keel
Hydraulic wheel steering
7 keel bolts changed 2014 for Transatlantic crossing

LOA:     41’0 (12.5m)
LWL:     39’3 (11.98m)
Beam:  12.9 (3.95m)
Draft:      5’6 (1.7m )
Displacement: 8,500 kg


Single 55hp Volvo D2-55 (new 2007) Full Warranty service, professional yearly servicing 2007 till 2014, servicing 2015 to 2020. Servicing consisting of oil change both for engine and inverter + fresh water flush of cooling system. Changed defect fuel pump 2008 and defect main EVC computer 2017, replaced air filter.
Approx 800 hrs
Direct shaft drive
3 blade fixed prop

Sea recovery CS 170 watermaker (1999) 25 ltrs/hr (needs service, low pressure leak)


4 x Powerton 12v/105A domestic batteries (2017)
1 x engine battery (2017)
12v systems on board and 220v shore power.
Battery Charger – Fluid Electric (2011)
2 x Siemens & 1 Shell solar panel (19.7V)


Fuel:      1 x 200 ltr S/S tank
Water:    2 150 and 350 (max 500 ltr) GRP tanks
Holding: 1 x 40 ltr plastic tank

Rig and Sails

Mast head rig
Mast and all standing rigging new 2005 (replaced in Grenada after storm damage, ashore 2004)
Z Spars
Fixed bowsprit
Spinnaker gear

Main sail from approx 2014. Made by Promos Sails Port Saint Louis du Rhône.
Genoa from approx 2013. Made by Promo sails in Port Saint Louis du Rhône.
Genoa roll reef system was changed in Martinique around 2016. The new one is a Selden model.
The stay was also changed then.

Mainsail – 3 reefs, white
Genoa – roller furling, white
Staysail – white (about 1999)
Spinnaker – coloured (about 2000)
Storm sail – white (about 2000)
Spare heavy duty mainsail 3 reefs, white (about 2000)

2 x manual genoa Lewmar winches
1 x electric 40ST Lewmar winch
1 x manual main ST40 Lewmar winch
Additional 40ST Lewmar winch on mast


Accom for 4/6 in 2 double cabins and saloon
Two Jabsco heads and showers (+deck shower)
Wood joinered interior
Green upholstery
Approx 1.9m head room.


Eno gas cooker/oven (2009)
2 hobs
Waeco fridge (2015)
S/S double sink
Assorted cooking utensils, pots/pans


Lewmar electric windlass (2017)
22kg Stainless CQR anchor with 55m chain, 8mm gauge.
Bimini (2010)
Stern davits
8 fenders various warp/rope.
68m land lines
Boarding/swim ladder


Autohelm ST50 speed/log/depth
ST50 Autohelm GPS
Furuno Radar M821 (1999)
(Radar screen partially blurred out)
Icom VHF (2004)
2 x Autopilots (ST3000 & ST7000 – one as spare)
Autohelm repeaters at chart table
SSB radio
Plastimo compass
Navigation lights


Highfield 2.9m tender
6hp Mercury outboard (serviced 2020)
Carried on deck & davits


Sea Safe life raft – 6 person (last service 2014)
EPIRB’s (ACR Rapidfix)
6 life jackets
Life buoy
4 Fire extinguishers
1 manual & 1 electric bilge pumps
Radar reflector
Fire Blanket


From 1995 – 2001 cruised from France, Senegal, Amazon & Caribbean.
2002 – 2006 Cape Verde, Caribbean, USA, Venezuela, Colombia, San Blas & Europe
2006-2014 – Med,
2014-2020 Med. Cape Verde, Bahia, Bresil, Caribbean, Med.

Mast damaged by hurricane Yuan Sept 2004 whilst ashore.

Title Documents and Tax

Listed below are the documents/or copies of what we have seen on listing this yacht.

Copy current owners German Registration
Email from French Customs confirming TVA Acquitted (VAT Paid)
Copy French Flag Closure Certificate 'Certificate De Radiation' 2014
Copy of previous French Flag - Act De Francisation
Copy of current owners French Purchase Contract/Agreement from 2002
Built 1995 - Pre-dates RCD

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