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2001 Bavaria 40 Ocean

location icon Crete, Greece
Year 2001
Length 40 ft / 12.19 m
Builder/Manufacturer Bavaria Yachts

Bavaria 40 Ocean CC built 2001. Quality centre cockpit cruising yacht with owners 2 cabin layout. Never chartered, in 2nd private ownership. Powered by 50hp Volvo (2850hrs), full teak decks (re-caulked 2015), standing rigging 2015, sails 2015, in-mast furling main. Full Raymarine nav gear, B& G plotter + Garmin VHF 2018, comprehensive safety equipment, hot air heating, holding tank, solar panels 2018, calorifier 2018, oven 2018. The Bavaria Ocean range were built to a substantially higher standard than the cruiser version. This yacht has been very well maintained and cared for, continually upgraded and invested in. Marina contract in Agios Nikolaos available to new owners. EU VAT paid Price £75,000


Year Built 2001
Category Sail
Length Overall 40 ft / 12.19 m
Beam 12'9 ft / 3.89 m
Max Draft 6'6 ft / 1.98 m
Cabin Headroom 6'3 ft / 1.91 m
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Fin Keel
Ballast 6,503.64 lb
Displacement 18,298.37 lb
Tax Status Paid

GRP hull deck & structure
Centre Cockpit with fixed cockpit screen
Teak laid cockpit and side decks (re-caulked 2015)
Fin keel
Wheel Steering

LENGTH OVERALL: 12.48m (40’9)
BEAM:                         3.99m (13’0)
MAX DRAFT:               1.95m  (6’4)
BALLAST:                    2850 kg
DISPLACEMENT:        9590 kg


Volvo Penta MD22 L-B. 50hp (original 2001)
Hours 2850 (Dec 2018)
Sail drive unit
3 bladed prop
Full engine overall in 2017 including new injectors, cam belt, etc
Excellent 3- sided access to engine for servicing


2 x 180 amp domestic batteries (2017)
1 x 100 amp engine start battery (2018)
2 x 150 watt solar panels (2018) adjustable on targa bar
MTTP solar charger (2018)
Enerdrive e-Power Smart Charger
Victron battery monitor
Adverc battery management system and step charger
Waeco Mobiltronic pure sine wave inverter, 600 watt
220 volt shore power
Galvanic isolator
220 sockets throughout the boat
LED lighting (12 volt) throughout the boat and 220 volt lights in saloon with dimmers
Note: the enhanced solar provisions make the boat virtually shore- power independent



Fuel:    230 litres in polyprop tank
Water:  380 litres in 2 polyprop tanks
Holding tank: Vetus 60 litres
Pressurized hot and cold water to shower, heads and galley


Rig and Sails

Fractional sloop rig
Standing rigging (2015)
In- mast furling main (2015) Excellent condition
Furlex furler (2015)
Genoa (2015) Excellent condition

Primary winches: 2 x Harken 44 STs, 1x Harken 40 ST
Halyard winches: 2 x Harken 40 STs
Spinnaker pole


Accom for 4+ in 2 double cabins, fore & aft.
Saloon with macro-suede upholstery (2016), lockers, central table
Spacious fore-cabin with ample lockers and shelving
Navigation station
Aft cabin with queen size bed, seats each side, hanging lockers and additional storage


25 litre calorifier with 220 volt heating element (2018)
2 hob cooker with oven (2018)
Frigoboat fridge (with additional insulation) with digital temperature gauge and controller
Trumatic hot air heating
Double sink
Radio /CD player with repeater speakers in the cockpit


33 kg Spade anchor
Danforth anchor with 20m galvanised chain and 100m rope rode
Fortress anchor
80 metres of 10mm galvanised chain (2016)
Lofrans Cayman 88 electric windlass with cockpit remote
Ample fenders, warps and mooring lines
Stern swim ladder
Bimini, bug and sun screens, spray hood, cockpit table
Cockpit winter cover (2016) to form enclosed winter room
Deck shower with pressurized h and c water
Cockpit cushions (2016)
Teak side-decks and cockpit (re-caulked 2015)


B & G Vulcan 7 chart plotter (2018)
Garmin GPS with cockpit repeater (interfaces with Raymarine instruments)
Raymarine ST60 windspeed
Raymarine ST 60 depth
Garmin GX750 VHF with full remote function LCD controller (2018)
Raymarine ST6001 autopilot
Handheld VHF ICOM 1C- M31
Silva compass



Aquafax inflatable tender (2017)
Tohatsu 3 hp 2-stroke outboard (2016) with cover


6 person life raft, not in current survey
3 fire extinguishers
Electric automatic bilge pump
Manual bilge pump
Oralia Fastfind personal locating beacon (2017)
Flares pack (2018)
2 inflatable PFDs
2 flotation aids
4 safety harnesses
Emergency tiller
Life ring

The condition or level of safety equipment on board is not to be negotiated on following survey. It is likely to be listed by most surveyors but is not structural or an integral working part of the vessel and is not to be used to further negotiate the price down after survey. We strongly suggest that for your own personal safety that when purchasing a yacht you provide new safety equipment rather than relying on second hand gear.

Should you become the new owner of this yacht then the responsibility to re-register or update official bodies for items such as EPIRB, VHF, MMSI or AIS becomes yours.

Owner Comments

The Bavaria 40 Ocean centre cockpit was created by Bavaria to fulfil the need for a strong, comfortable, easy to handle ocean cruising yacht. With a heavier layup and more intricate construction, the Ocean series yachts were more expensive than the Cruiser Series. This Owners version has a superb, spacious layout with a huge stateroom aft, dual access heads and separate shower compartment.

This yacht has had just two owners from new, has never been chartered, and has always been fastidiously maintained. She has masses of new and upgraded equipment and is totally set-up for comfortable cruising. We, and the original owners, have always wintered the yacht in Crete, where there is a hugely popular small marina which has a two year waiting list. Our current annual contract in Crete can be transferred to new owners if required.

Title Documents and Tax

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

Copy RYA Bill of sale to current owners 2011
Copy of SSR registration
Copy of original bill of sale from Cosmos Agents, Greece to first British owners Oct 2002
Greek importation document confirming EU tax paid Oct 2002
Copy EU conformity certificate
Copy of current DEKPA

Disclaimer and Travelling to Inspect

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