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2018 Bruckmann Abaco 40

  • 40 ft
  • Express Cruiser
  • Harpswell, ME, US

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Hull and deck complete choose one or two stateroom layout. 

Handsome Downeast design with elegant finish and solid construction.  The Abaco 40 is sea kindly and maneuvers easily in tight places with bow and stern thrusters.  New Aquadrive anti-vibration system assures a quiet and smooth ride.

The Abaco 40 is designed by Mark Ellis and built by Bruckmann Yachts in Toronto, Canada;  A classic Downeast style with a single engine and running gear protected by the keel.   

Bruckmann builds a first class boat with a traditional Hereshoff style interior.  This Abaco has a centerline berth forward and a large head with separate stall shower.  The dinette in the salon can convert to a queen size berth.  The builder will work with each owner to customize a layout that works for your personal needs.

Powered with a 670 HP Cummins, the Abaco gets up on a plane at 10-12 knots and cruises comfortably at 24 knots with a top speed of 28-29.  The Abaco 40 has been designed to be handled by one and comfortably accommodates two plus two overnight guests.  

Bruckmann Yachts has been building quality boats for 50 years.

Call today for complete pricing and specs.  

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Basic Information

Abaco 40
Harpswell, ME, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
Boat Type:
Express Cruiser
Hull Material:
Hull Type:
Hull Color:
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Dimensions & Weight

40 ft - 12.19 meter
39 ft 3 in - 11.96 meter
12 ft 9 in - 3.89 meter
Draft - max:
3 ft 11 in - 1.19 meter
Bridge Clearance:
Dry Weight:
19000 lbs


Aqua Drive Anti Vibration System
Cruise Speed:
28 MPH - 24.33 KTS
Joystick Control:
Engine Type:
Drive Type:
Fuel Type:
670 (Individual), 670 (combined)
Max Speed:

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
300 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
80 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
40 gallons - 1 tank(s)



Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Builder: Bruckmann Yachts
Designer: Mark Ellis
Warranty: 5 years
Hull Shape: Modified Vee
LOA: 39 ft 3 in
Beam: 12 ft 9 in
LWL: 37 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 11 in
Displacement: 19000 lbs
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Cummins
Year Built: 2016
Engine Model: Aquadrive Antivibration Sys.
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Power: 670 HP
Fresh Water Tanks: (80 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (300 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: (40 Gallons)

Bruckmann Abaco 40 Hull and Deck
  • Singe piece vacuum-bagged core cell cored hull
  • Vinylester resins
  • Awlgrip finished topsides
  • Deck has sand-colored non-skid
  • Swim platform with swim ladder
  • Transom cockpit door to swim ladder

Bruckmann Abaco 40 Accommodations

Starting forward, the Abaco has a large V berth in the Forward Cabin (Island berth optional).  There is a hanging locker and aircraft-style lockers for storage.

The Head is to starboard with VacuFlush toilet, sink and large separate stall shower.

The Galley is to port down several steps from the salon.  There are double stainless steel sinks, 12 volt cold plate refrigeration & freezer and Corian counters.  There is a 2-burner ceramic cooktop and microwave oven for cooking.  The galley is open to the pilothouse and has great light and ventilation.

The Salon is up several steps and has the helm station to starboard.  Stidd seating for helm and co-pilot.  There is a comfortable L-shaped settee to port which converts to a berth.  A varnished mahogany pedestal table seats 4-6 comfortably.  A second settee is to starboard.  Sliding glass windows provide light and ventilation.  Large sliding glass doors open to the cockpit which is on the same level as the salon.  Aft door screen and pilot house blinds for privacy. 

The interior is finished in a Hereshoff-style with white bulkheads and beautiful high gloss varnished mahogany doors and trim.  Varnished teak and holly cabin sole.

The cockpit and salon flow together to make a large area for relaxing and entertaining. 

Bruckmann Abaco 40 Deck
  • Bow fitting with anchor roller
  • 6 stainless steel 10" mooring cleats
  • Large molded rubrail with stainless steel striker
  • Solid varnished teak cap rail on bulwarks 
  • 4 stainless steel opening ports with screens
  • 4 Lewmar aluminum anodized hatches with Oceanair screens and shades

Bruckmann Abaco 40 Cockpit

The Cockpit has an L-shaped seat to port with a varnished mahogany cockpit table and another seat to starboard.  There is an access door to the swim platform with a bench settee to port.  Access to storage below the cockpit is through hinged lockers in the cockpit sole.  Cockpit shower.

Bruckmann Abaco 40 Electrical
  • AGM engine starting battery
  • Two 200 Amp hour AGM house batteries
  • Invertor/Battery Charger
  • 12 volt DC Distribution Panel with digital meters
  • 110 volt AC Distribution Panel with digital meters and polarity indicator
  • 110 volt 50 Amp shore power with 50' cord
  • Forward and aft shore power inlet

Bruckmann Abaco 40 Engine
  • Cummins 670 HP diesel engine with electronic display 
  • Digital engine tach, oil pressure, fuel consumption display
  • Dual density engine room sound insulation
  • 2" Aqua Met prop shaft with zinc anode
  • 4-blade bronze propeller
  • Side Power variable speed bow and stern thrusters
  • Dual Racor fuel filters
  • Bronze rudder
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Dripless shaft seal
  • Raw water-cooled exhaust with muffler
  • Electronic throttle shift control
  • Bennett trim tabs
  • Stainless steel steering wheel

Bruckmann Abaco Additional Information

The Abaco is a seakindly design with simplicity of operation and maintenance. She has a classic appeal with quality construction and detail throughout.

Bruckmann Abaco 40 Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.



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Disclaimer: The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.