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Hallberg-Rassy 40

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Category:Sailing Boats
Mooring Country:United Kingdom
Year built:2006
Sales status:available
LOA:12.4 m/41 ft
Length:12.19 m/40 ft
Width:3.81 m/13 ft
Engine manufacturer:yanmar
KW:54.0 hp
Fuel Capacity:400 liter
Fresh water capacity:370 liter
No. of cabins:3
No. of berths:5
WC & bathrooms:1

SPELLBINDER is a proven blue water cruiser with all the equipment you need to head out there in confidence. Lovingly maintained by her original owner she will surely delight all comers with her quality build and above average condition.

Now located at Hamble Point Marina, SPELLBINDER is a must see for anybody wanting to cruise in comfort and style.  Call the office on +44 (0) 2380 454000 to make arrangements to view.


All interior woodwork is in light mahogany with matt silk finish. Upholstery is in light blue throughout, with biege curtains. The locker doors are flush mounted with solid wood frames and ventilation louvres at the top. The interior deck boards are varnished teak inlaid with holly. The saloon deckhead is paneled with mahogany strips, while the remaining deckheads have a light coloured lining.
Cushions on all berths 12 cm/ 5’’ thick sandwich construction and resting on unvarnished, well ventilated boards to avoid condensation.
Handholds are in all the right positions. The boat is carpeted, except in front of the galley and under the cockpit steps,
All portlights, hatches and windows are fitted with curtains.
The boat has two twin cabins outside the saloon
The forward cabin has been arranged in such a way to allow generous free movement for dressing and undressing. Two 2.05m/6’ 9’’ long berths with ample stowage above and below and in addition a number of lockers. Hanging locker and vanity. Infill between the berths. Opening skylights with curtains under.
Aft cabin has a hanging locker on starboard and two comfortable berths, stowage below and above. There is a mirror fitted and seat between the berths. A lee cloth is fitted to the starboard sea berth.
There are 2 x settee sea berths in the saloon both fitted with lee cloths.
There is a drop leaf table with bottle stowage in the centre section of the saloon.
A wet locker at the side of the companionway ladder.
The galley on the starboard side at the bottom of the companionway.
Heads (Jabsco Pump) and shower on the port side at the bottom of the companionway.
Pioneer stereo radio CD player with two speakers Sea & Symphony speakers in cockpit
Webasto Airtop 3900 Diesel, 3.5 kW, with outlets in saloon, forward cabin, heads compartment and aft cabin.

PlexiCor composite worktop surface with a bespoke mahogany fiddle rail.
Two burner Neptune 2000 gas cooker with oven and grill.
Insulated top loading fridge with basket and 12v compressor.
Second fridge/freezer.
Double stainless steel sink.
Pressurised hot and cold freshwater tap.
Stowage for crockery and cullery.

Mechanical & Electrical System:

Yanmar 4JH-4E 54 horse power, 4 cylinder, freshwater cooled, normally aspirated, marine diesel engine. Operated a total of 2170 engine hours up to 2016.
Reduction gearbox with stainless steel shaft. Three blade two speed Gori sailing propeller Single lever control at the binnacle
Vibration damper fitted in propulsion chain
Cutlass stern bearing replaced and bearing securing arrangement improved 2012
Two stainless steel fuel tanks.

Pressurised hot and cold water. 2 x Stainless steel water tanks
Spectra Newport 400 12v watermaker.
Seawater and freshwater pump at galley
Shower with thermostatic mixer. Shower sump pumps overboard

Two alternators. 2nd alternator 12v/140amp for domestic/service charging
Wind generator - Aero4Gen wind generator mounted on the port quarter
In-water towed generator - Aqua4Gen with electrical connection on the starboard quarter
2 x 40W solar panels fited port and starboard either side of the aft cabin hatch in teak frame
Regulator and Dump resistors (engine room) for charging control and battery protection
One 12v battery dedicated to engine start
Four 6v Trojan batteries in series/parallel to give 12v 425 Amp/hr for domestic/service. Shore power connection with lead
30Amp Galvanic isolator. Mastervolt MASS 12V/60A-230V charging controller. Mastervolt Battery Monitor MICC
4 x 12v dc outlet sockets
4 x 230v ac outlet sockets
Internal lighting: all converted to LED lamps - Low profile MR16 and LED strip lights from "LED-ZIP Lighting"
Tricolour Light - LED

Spars & Sails:

Silver anodised spars by Selden
Deck stepped, three spreader, near masthead sloop rig with discontinuous 1x19 stainless steel wire rigging
Detachable inner forestay with running Backstays for staysail or storm Jib
Selden Rodkicker with Gas Spring
Selden Backstay tensioner
3 x signal halyards 2 to lower spreaders, 1 to masthead Selden whisker pole
Selden MDS batten traveller system on mast Stainless steel bowsprit for cruising chute
(NB:Forestay mast fitting replaced on Selden recall February 2012)

Elvstrom fully battened Mainsail 41.9 m² Gitter Spectra GS380 with three reefs. Checked, valeted and treated 2009. ~Elvstrom Zippack with lazy jacks
Elvstrom Working Jib 38.9 m² crosscut Dacron
Elvstrom Furling Genoa 51.6 m² cross cut Gitter Spectra GS380. Checked, valeted and treated 2009
Elvstrom Storm Jib 13.1 m² Dacron 470
Elvstrom furling cruising chute 116m²

Deck Equipment:

Solid teak laid decks, cap rail, handrails, outboard engine bracket and pushpit seat. Stainless steel guard wires with entry gates port and starboard. Second bow roller for removeable bowsprit for the genniker.

Electric windlass. 60 metres of 8mm chain. Delta anchor (re-galvanised 2015). Hand held remote control by Lewmar.
15Kg Breeze anchor with short chain and 30 metres of warp.
6 x Stainless steel mooring cleats.
Stainless steel strips to mooring and spring cleats Stainless steel "granny bars" at mast.
Glass windscreen in aluminium frame with a canvas sprayhood over.
Cockpit cushions.
Canvas sprayhood extension to cover cockpit.
Cockpit bimini.
Lewmar Self Tailing winches for sheets and halyards Stainless steel radar and antennae pole on aft deck
Protective hatch covers for Lewmar hatches.

Navigation Equipment:

Suunto binnacle mounted steering compass.
Forward facing full size chart table.
Chart table seat with stowage underneath.
Furuno Black Box system Vx2. 10.4" TFT display for Plotter, Radar and Weatherfax. Furuno 7" MFD in the cockpit for Plotter and Radar Furuno 2.2kw Radome mounted on pole on the aft deck. Furuno Mini ARPA Module.
Furuno Fax 30 Weather fax and Navtex unit.
AIS FA-30 unit integrated with the Furuno Navnet Vx2 system.
Raymarine ST60 Log, depth and wind instruments. Raymarine ST60 Graphic repeater at chart table.
Raymarine ST7001G+ Autopilot with Giro rate procesor type II.
RR DSC Pacific multi antenna (DSC/GSM/VHF/TV/SSB/AM/FM).
Weatherfax filter for RR antenna.
Thrane & Thrane Sat C antenna and transceiver. Display at chart table on a laptop mounted on a shelf. GMDSS distress alarm push at the chart table.
Iridium satellite antenna and phone/data system (set up for Mailasail services). Display at chart table on a laptop mounted on a shelf. Handset ready to hand at the chart table.
Raymarine E42006 dual station VHF with DTMF.
Holder for Garmin “hand held” satnav device in the cockpit.

Safety Equipment:

All Safety equipment listed is included in the sale but the vendor offers no warranties, the purchaser must service the safety equipment and ensure that it is appropriate for their purposes.
Ocean Safety 4 man liferaft.
Life Lines in webbing on deck. Three strong points for clipping harnesses into in the cockpit.
Radar reflector.
Man overboard recovery line and harness with snatch block system for recovery onboard.
Mini safe for valuables.
Galley fire blanket.
Gas alarm at the galley.
Gas leak detector in the gas locker outboard.


Henry Buchanan has been the sole owner of Spellbinder from new and has done much of the maintenance work himself, utilising his experience as an Engineer in Royal Navy submarines.

He has cruised the Baltic, explored the Atlantic coast of Europe and completed an Atlantic circuit via most of the volcanic island groups including the Cape Verde islands and those in the eastern Caribbean. The Mediterranean was reached from Bermuda via the Azores in 2008, followed by island hopping out to Turkey in 2009, and then returning to southern Portugal in 2012 via the southern Peloponnese and Sicily. He returned to Britain in 2013 via the Atlantic coast of Spain and Portugal, the Bay of Biscay and Brittany.

He is the author of the Atlantic Spain and Portugal Pilot published by Imray under the auspices of the Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation (RCCPF).


Built by Hallberg Rassy in 2005/2006 to a design by German Frers.
Lead bulbous keel with Cuprotect (Ecosea Ltd) copper coating treatment applied to the hull and rudder in lieu of traditional antifouling paint in 2007. By 2015 this was ceasing to be effective and has now been overpainted with antifouling primer and topcoat
Teak laid side decks.
Teak laid cockpit seating and cockpit grating.
Centre cockpit.
Steering from wheel through rod gearing.



Transworld Yachts 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.


Transworld Yachts are the Hallberg-Rassy dealer for the UK and Ireland specialising in new and used boat sales. We also manage refit and repair projects and carry a range of spare parts and yacht accessories. You can visit us at Hamble Point Marina which is situated at the mouth of the Hamble River, you can phone us on +44 (0) 2380 454000 or visit our website at: http://www.transworldyachts.co.uk/boats-for-sale/


Model40Max Draft6.5 feet
Model Year2006Waterline length34.75 feet
Model4jh 4e
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Hallberg-Rassy - 40
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£ 199,950Vat Included / Paid
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