Victory 40 – upgrades & new photos (Lefkas, Greece)


Victory 40 ketch. Built 1971 by the Tyler Boat Co to a Van de Stadt design. 

Significant refit carried out winter 2022 – Yacht in full commission for coming season.

The yacht has just completed a winter refurbishment program to keep her updated and to get ahead of any required maintenance.

  1. The decks, coach-roof and cockpit roof all stripped back to original surfaces, extensive epoxy repairs and strengthening and all repainted.  All walkways given a grip surface including strips on the cockpit roof.
  2. Fuel tank emptied and thoroughly cleaned with 250 L fresh fuel June 22
  3. External cockpit woodwork extensively renovated taking down to base wood and old varnish removed.  All teak oiled, and will be reapplied throughout this season at monthly intervals.
  4. Lifted out for several months and all sea cocks serviced.
  5. Engine hoses inspected and replaced as necessary with one bronze through-hull fitted
  6. Antifouling following extensive cleaning with thorough dry out period prior to application of anti foul
  7. Anodes replaced as necessary
  8. Bow thruster serviced
  9. Custom made marine stainless steel boarding ladder designed for ease of bows-too mooring access.
  10. All weatherproof cockpit covers renovated by Waypoint
  11. Rigging checked by Waypoint

She will be used throughout this season and continuing maintenance undertaken as required.

The current Lefkas Marina berth has been secured for another one year from July 2022


Centre cockpit blue water cruiser, tried and tested with an international following in the sailing community. This privately owned very well maintained, upgraded and equipped example is no different. Powered by a 90hp Mermaid diesel, bowthruster, wind gen, solar panels, inmast furling main, most sails from 2006+ comprehensive Raymarine nav gear, accom for 4 in 2 cabins, 2 heads, heating, calorifier. A quality cruiser. April 2020  ‘back in the water after winter maintenance a 5,400Euro engine overhaul, all seacocks, bowthruster service, antifoul etc’ £47,950

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News posted July 2022