1992 J Boats 40' (12.19 m)
New Castle, New Hampshire, United States
"Aeolian Flyer" is a beautifully maintained example of the ever popular J/40. Hull number 82 of 86 built, she represents one of the last hulls produced and includes modifications not found on the earlier J/40 hulls such as a Herreshoff style interior, forward facing nav station and main engine mount
- Fiberglass Hull
- HIN/IMO: TSP00082F092
"Aeolian Flyer" is a beautifully maintained example of the ever popular J/40. Hull number 82 of 86 built, she represents one of the last hulls produced and includes modifications not found on the earlier J/40 hulls such as a Herreshoff style interior, forward facing nav station and main engine mounted under the companionway. Presented for sale by only her second owner she has received excellent care and upgrades over the years.
LOA: 40' 4'' (12.29 Meters)
Type: Sail- Used
Beam: 12' 2''
Draft Min: 5' 6''
Maximum Speed: 8 Knots
Cruise Speed: 7 Knots
Fuel Type: Diesel
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Fuel Tank: 33 Gallons (124.92 Liters)
Fresh Water: 100 Gallons (378.54 Liters)
Holding Tank: 36 Gallons (136.27 Liters)
Ballast Weight: 7500 lbs
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- Engine Make: Yanmar
- Engine Model: 3JH3E
- Hours: 2268.00
Herreshoff style white interior with teak trim and blue cushions. Teak and holly sole throughout. 10 Opening ports with shades. 4 Droade vents. V-berth forward with filler piece, overhead hatch, shelves above berths port and starboard and lockers underneath. Drawers and hanging locker aft to starboard with head opposite. Head includes marine toilet, sink and shower. Main salon features L-shaped settee to port with floor mounted dining table, with single settee berth to starboard. There are storage lockers above both settees and a large overhead hatch. Nav station aft to starboard followed by a double quarter berth cabin with hanging locker and storage drawers. U-shaped galley is aft to port and includes 3 burner Force 10 propane stove with oven, double stainless steel sinks, hot and cold pressure water, large ice box and great locker and counter space.
Sails & Rigging
The J/40 is a nicely proportioned performance cruising yacht easily handled by a couple yet very capable on the race course.
- New Doyle main sail with cradle cover
- Harken roller furling
- Line adjustable jib leads
- Spinnaker gear
- (2) Barient 24 winches
- (2) Barient 28 winches
- (1) Barient 2.2 winch (Coachroof)
- Harken line adjustable traveler
- Navtec rod rigging
- Main, Jib
- Raymarine ST60 Depth
- Raymarine ST600+ Wind Point/Wind Speed
- Raymarine ST600+ Speed/Distance
- Raymarine Tri-Data Autohelm ST600R
- Raytheon Radar
- Garmin GPS
- Suunto Compass
Wired for both 12 Volt DC and 110 Volt AC Service.
12 Volt Service
- Switch panel with breakers
- Volt & Amp Meters
- 2 Group 24 AGM House Batteries
- 1 Group 24 AGM engine start battery
- 75 amp alternator
110 Volt Service
- Switch panel with breakers
- Volt & amp meters
- 30 amp shore power inlet in cockpit
- 6 gallon hot water heater (also engine supplied)
- 40 amp Promariner battery charger
- 50' 30 amp shore power cord
"Aeolian Flyer" is equipped with a fresh water cooled Yanmar 3JH3E diesel engine, rated at 43 hp turning a 1-1/4" stainless steel shaft and three blade feathering prop with line cutters. At the time of listing she shows 3261 hours on her engine.
- Yanmar KM3P4 2.6:1 reduction gear.
- Racor fuel filter
- Edson engine controls
- Electric bilge pump
- Manual bilge pump
- Seafrost mechanical and 120 volt refrigeration system
- Macerator pump
Hull & Deck
Fiberglass hull with end grain balsa coring with vinyl-ester resin in the outer laminate for superior osmotic blister resistance. The Hull finish is Flag Blue Awlgrip with red boot and white cove stripe.
Fiberglass end grain balsa cored decks with white gel coat and molded in gray gel-coat skid.
Large cockpit with Edson pedestal steering, generous sail locker to port and lazarette and propane storage aft. Wide side decks with stainless steel stanchions and double lifelines and double stainless steel bow and stern rails.
- Lewmar electric windlass
- 45 lb Delta plow anchor with ample chain
- 4 docklines and 4 fenders
- 8 PFDs
- Horseshoe lifering
- Flare kit
- 2 fire extinguishers
- Transom boarding/swim ladder
Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.
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Like most of us at East Coast Yacht Sales, Kristofer has a passion for sailing and the ocean. He spent time as a kid sailing dinghies and cruising the coast of Maine with his family. Kristofer was born in Norway, his father’s home country, but moved to Maine at a young age, where his mother is from. Growing up in Brunswick Maine, he spent his summers working at various yacht clubs, boat yards and marinas and spent winters ski racing for Carrabassett Valley Academy.
After graduating from Colorado College in 2000, Kris went to work for Hinckley Yachts. Soon after, Kris restored a 1973 Pearson 36 and sailed down to the Caribbean where he lived aboard and worked in the marina and charter boat industry.
Upon returning to Maine, Kris earned an MBA degree and worked for Harbor Technologies, a startup company in the marine composites industry, while also teaching composite boat building courses at the Maine Advanced Technology Center. In 2012 he had the opportunity to buy Buck’s Harbor Marine, a small marina and charter boat business in Brooksville, Maine, which he owned and operated for several years.
In 2021 Kris moved from Blue Hill to Yarmouth, along with his wife and their three children, to join the East Coast Yacht Sales team. He is enthusiastic about all kinds of boats and enjoys helping clients find their perfect boat.