Price AU $149,500

AU $149,500
Bavaria Yachts and renowned for their excellent build quality, luxurious finishes and impressive sailing performance. The Bavaria 40 has proven to be one of their most successful models and remains highly sought after. Ideally sized to be enjoyed for family cruising, yet single handed with easy, these impressive vessels even have the turn of speed to make excellent twilight racers. This vessel is an excellent example of the design and has been well maintained and upgraded. Presenting in good condition throughout, it features a NEW 2019 FOLDING PROP, NEW 2022 FURLING HEADSAIL, NEW 2022 HOUSE BATTERIES, RUTLAND WIND GENERATOR, 3000W INVERTER, the list goes on! With the desirable 3 cabin two bathroom layout, this impressive vessel simply ticks all the boxes!

Stepping inside the superb timber work and clean white finishes create a traditional and welcoming ambience. To starboard is the generous dinette with seating for 8 in comfort on the neatly upholstered settees. To port is the in-line galley. Well set up to easily used whilst underway, it features a 2 burner gas stove with oven and grill, large top loading fridge, double bowl stainless steel sink with H/C pressurised water, and plenty of storage for extended stays onboard. The accommodation is ideal for cruising with family and friends. Forward is the spacious master suite, complete with double v-berth, ensuite with toilet and vanity, and excellent storage. There are two large private double cabins aft, and there is a single settee berth in the saloon if additional accommodation is required. The guest bathroom is to port and includes an electric toilet with holding tank, H/C shower, and vanity. Opposite is the fully equipped chart table, sure to please even the most discerning sailor.

Outside, the spacious cockpit is well protected by the spray dodger and bimini. Beautifully appointed with a full set of cockpit cushions, this is a great space to relax and enjoy the views. The vessel is well set up to be easily managed short handed with the mainsail in a boom bag with lazy jacks, furling headsail, large self tailing winches, and autopilot. There are also hand held remotes for the anchor winch, making even single handed use a breeze. The wide side decks provide easy access forward, and there are plenty of space to catch some rays on the for-deck.

This vessel is powered by a well maintained and reliable 55HP Volvo Diesel Engine. This provides easy and economical cruising at 6 knots.

Whether you want to explore the stunning waters of Southern Tasmania, enjoy the liveaboard life style, or make your most ambitious sailing dreams a reality, this is a vessel that can do it all in style and comfort. Freshly antifouled in Jan 2024, it is ready for its next adventure. For more information please call Jo Breen on 0432031100 or John Radonic on 0459322862.

Derwent Boat Sales offers the information on this vessel including condition, in good faith as provided by the Owner/Vendor. While confident about the accuracy we cannot Guarantee or Warrant it but will assist any prospective purchaser verify this as part of the purchase process.
Hobart TAS
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Bavaria Yachts
Bavaria Yachts
40' 11" - 12.47m
Keel / Ballast
Fin Keel with Lead Ballast
Hull Material
Deck Material
Volvo MD-22 55HP Diesel Engine NEW 2015 Starter Motor 2016 Alternator overhauled 2015 Engine drive sea replaced 2015 Saildrive seal replaced NEW 2019 Tacho and hour metre NEW 2020 Engine temp and fuel gauge NEW 2020 Mixing elbow 2019 Cooling system overhauled. Many spares included
Engine Make
Fuel Type
Engine Hours
1750hrs approx. (New hour meter fitted in 2019)
Number Engines
Fuel Consumption
2.4L per/hr approx. At cruising speed
Cruise Speed
7 knots
Sail drive with NEW 2019 3 bladed folding propeller. Internal propeller access tube system fitted professionally in 2015
150L approx.
Well appointed in-line galley to port featuring a 2 burner gas stove with oven and grill, double bowl stainless steel sink with H/C pressurised water, large top loading fridge, and excellent storage.
Large top loading 12V fridge (serviced 2023)
2 Burner Stove with Oven and Grill
Hot Water System
Hot water system
Excellent accommodation for cruising with family and friends. Forward is the generous master suite, featuring a generous double v-berth, full ensuite, and excellent storage. Aft are two large private double cabins, and there is a single settee berth in the saloon when additional accommodation is required.
3 double cabins
2 X H/C Showers (head and transom)
2 X Toilets in enclosed heads (one manual and one electric with holding tank installed in 2015)
Air Conditioning
NEW 2016 Diesel heater
Spray dodger
Wheel cover,
Cockpit cushions,
Boom bag with lazy jacks
Winch covers
Ground Tackle
12V Anchor Winch with 2 x hand held remote controls
Bruce Anchor with 55m x chain
Spare 30kg anchor and warp
Safety Gear
2 x Life rings
Emergency knife at helm
2 x buckets
Smoke detector
Bilge alarm
Bosun chair
Gas detector
Radar reflector
Bilge Pumps
3 X Electric Automatic bilge pumps (upgraded 2013)
Epirb 304 mhz
Fire Protection
3 X Fire extinguishers and 1 X Fire blankets
12V and 240V Systems throughout
Engine Start battery
NEW 2022 4 x House Batteries
240V Battery Charger
Rutland Wind turbine
80w Solar panel with regulator
3000W Inverter
Battery Monitor
Boat wired to 240V (5 outlets) with switch from Inverter to Shorepower,
Garmin GPSmap 210 chart plotter at chart table
NEW 2015 Vesper Watch Mate AIS
Raymarine Tridata Wind/Speed/Depth
Raytheon ST6000 Autopilot
Icom VHF with emergency VHF antenna,
NEW 2020 Icom 304 DSC VHF radio at wheel
NEW 2020 Cockpit speakers for radio (New 2020)
HF radio with backstay antenna and emergency HF antenna,
Barometer and Clock,
Sail Inventory
Fully battened Mainsail with 3 reefs
NEW 2022 Headsail
Spare Headsail
Storm Jib and Trysail
Mast / Rigging
Selden aluminium mast with swept back double spreaders,
Stainless Steel standing rigging
Spinnaker pole
Boom brake
Deck Gear
2 X Extra Harken 44S spinnaker winches,
2 X Harken 46ST upgraded Genoa winches,
High pressure 12V Deck wash (Johnson) with hose and fittings,
Boat hook,
Spare lines and ropes,
Built to Lloyds specifications

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