The WARRIOR 40 MKIIa by Trident Marine was designed by Bill Dixon, constructed December 1999. She is a very safe, surprisingly quick and spacious cruising yacht, designed for ‘Blue Water’ cruising. Her 7 berths, (2 doubles & 3 bunk) with large saloon comfortably seats 8, making her roomy and practical. She has a Yanmar 4JH 53 SD 56HP diesel inboard engine, ¾ length keel with encapsulated ballast and a large, deep aft cockpit. Last anti fouled May 2020.
'Midnight Sun’ has received ongoing upgrades by the current owner which includes installation of a Side Power bow thruster, replacement windlass, replacement Sanders mainsail and up to date Raymarine Axiom Plotter.
She has had 2 owners from new, with the current owner having owned her for the last 11 years and has spent time cruising North and South Brittany.
Double berth forward, separate w.c. compartment with marine w.c. stand up shower, hot and cold water, sink. Very spacious owners cabin.
Main saloon - the large saloon is amidships, at the point of maximum beam. The dinette to starboard comfortably seats eight around the folding teak table with glass and drinks stowage below. Teak handrails are fitted. Single berth with lee cloth.
Galley - is to port of the saloon, with Formica faced work surfaces. A gimballed oven with grill and twin burners is fitted. Feature include flame failure safety device, fiddles, harbour lock and crash bar. A stainless steel grab rail is fitted to the front of the oven, and an On/Off valve is fitted in a locker above. A twin stainless steel sink is provided with hot and cold running water. A large keel cooled refrigerator is installed as standard. Ample locker space is provided for storage of utensils and food. Crockery for six settings is stowed in a custom made locker.
Navigator's cabin - an Admiralty sized chart table is located in the aft, port side cabin at the fwd end facing fwd. Stowage for charts, navigational equipment and pilot books is provided. A double behind the navigator's seat does not interfere with the navigational area. An advanced design circuit breaker panel is located on the port side adjacent to the navigator's seat.
Guest cabin - Aft. stb. side, two single berths with storage below. Lee cloth on upper berth.
Toilet is located aft of the main saloon on the stb. side. Fitted with marine w.c. hot and cold running water, sink and shower.
Furnishings - all berth cushions have 4" foam interiors.
Hull - GRP - White Awlgrip, blue gelcoat stripe, deck - GRP, cockpit - teak laid, keel - 1/2 ton of lead + 3.75 tons of steel - encapsulated, interior - teak and teak faced veneer.
General - All joinery is selected teak and teak faced veneer, hand polished and prepared for a special finish that retains the natural beauty of teak. Teak and holly sole in main saloon, carpet in fwd cabins and Mondopave tiling to aft cabins.Disclaimer
Deck: Pulpit, pushpit, guardrails, bathing ladder, boarding gates, 1 x CQR 45lb. anchor, chain and warp (20 fathoms of 3/8", extra chain fitted, new anchor windlass 2015, wheel steering with emergency tiller, horse shoe lifebuoy and light, cockpit table, sprayhood.
Navigation: Raytheon ST60 wind, speed, depth and multi-function all 1999. Garmin XL128 SPS at nav table 1999. Raytheon ST7000 autopilot 1999, Simrad SD68 DSC radio, cockpit link 2006, Furuno Navtex 2005, Raymarine 9" Axiom Plotter with RMK10 control on binnacle - Dec 2018, Raymarine radar Dec 2018, Nasa AIS receiver (linked to chart plotter), compass on binnacle.
Domestic: Cooker Nelson gas gimballed with oven and twin burners, space for 3 gas cylinders, Frigomatic refrigerator keel cooled, 2 x toilets, 2 x showers, radio/CD player with speakers in saloon.
Engine - Yanmar 4JH 53 SD 56HP diesel sail drive inboard engine, Kiwi prop (2007), maximum speed approximately 7.5 knots, cruising speed 6 knots approximately, cruising range approximately 600 nm, fuel consumption at cruising speed 2 litres per hour approximately, serviced professionally each year. Last service June 2020 by Yanmar dealer, Cutler Marine.
Side power Bowthruster fitted 2009 with separate battery.
Electrical: 3 x batteries, 2 x Domestic (yr2014), 1 x Engine (yr2017), volt banks of 300 amp hour, alternator 80 amp, battery charger, shore power, 3 x 12v outlets, 3 x double 220v outlets.
Other Mechanical: Electrical water pressure system (+ 1 fresh water foot pump to galley), engine calorifier, 1 x electric bilge pump, 2 x manual bilge pumps, heating Ardic 3 vent system, automatic fire extinguisher in engine compartment, engine room fan.
Spars and rigging: Cutter rig, Selden aluminium spars, deck stepped, stainless steel standing rigging replace March 2015, Selden rod kicker boom vang, ball bearing batten car system, fully battened Sanders mainsail 2012, Selden self tacking track for staysail, 2 x spinnaker tracks on mast, 1 x Selden telescopic spinnaker pole. Sails serviced 2018.
2 x Lewmar 44 yankee manual
2 x Lewmar 30 staysail (furling) manual
2 x Lewmar 40 mainsail (reefing) manual
Sanders Yankee Dacron 1999/2000
Sanders Mainsail (3 reef to cockpit) 2012 (10% larger than original)
Sanders Staysail (self tacking and furling on special Selden track) Dacron 1999/2000
Sanders Tri radial cruising Shute 2000