Click here to check out the new BoatQuest website. New design, mobile and more! ➥

Related Searches

1995 40 (ft.) Island Packet 40

Inactive - This listing is not for sale at this time

General Information

Listing# 100043

Gulfport, FL, United States
Island Packet
Boat Type
Model Year
Bob Johnson
40 (ft.)
Bridge Clearance
Hull Material
Fuel Type
Engine Model
Number of Engines
Engine Hours

General Details


The Island Packet 40 is one of the best cruising boats on the market and this model is perfectly equipped for the cruising lifestyle. You'll find many custom features that make "Lark" a great boat. Just a few of her better features are:

  • New Bottom Paint - March 2013!
  • Hull Buffed and Waxed & Brightwork Retouched Regularly
  • In Mast Furling Mainsail (2005)
  • Custom Cabinetry
  • Custom Refrigeration and other Galley Upgrades
  • Good Electronics Package
  • Entec West 4.2KW Generator
  • (2) Wind Generators & (2) Solar Panels
  • Upgraded Electrical System and Panel
  • (2) A/C Units
  • Wells Marine Arch with electric dinghy hoist
  • Caribe Dinghy and Outboard Motor
  • Custom Swim Platform with steps and ladder
  • New Stainless Steel Lifelines (2012)
  • And Much More...see full specs for all the details!



"Lark" is a nice example of the legendary Island Packet 40. With its sparkling performance, superior safety and seakeeping, ease of handling and spacious accommodations, the Island Packet 40 quickly established itself as the industry benchmark for high quality cruising sailboats. "Lark" has a 2 stateroom, 2 head interior. The owner's suite is forward with large pullman berth to starboard and private head with shower. The owner's suite features excellent ventilation and ample storage with bins and drawers underneath the berth plus bureau drawers and a shelved cedar-lined locker to port. Next aft is the spacious main salon with bulkhead mounted fold-up table. An L-shaped settee to starboard pulls out to make a double berth. Aft of the settee is a nav desk and instrument panel. To port is a settee and a cedar lined hanging locker. The aft head follows to port and is accessible from both the salon and aft cabin. To starboard of the companionway is the large galley with 3-burner propane stove with oven, double S/S sinks, refrigerator and ample storage. To port of the companionway is the entrance to the aft cabin featuring extra large berth, storage bins and drawers and cedar-lined hanging locker which can be converted into a tool and spare parts locker. Teak and holly sole in all cabins and slip resistant fiberglass sole in galley and heads. The engine is under the companionway and is easily accessible from all four sides. The cockpit is large and comfortable with cockpit seats that are easily long enough for lounging or sleeping. Special Custom Features: All ports have self tightening screws so they hold themselves open at any angle; All ports have screens and Zocor Peek-a-Boo shutters. Owners’s Suite: Custom 6” thick latex mattress with pillow top, hinge for easy access to storage below Custom shelved cedar storage locker Custom teak enclosure for air conditioner Teak soap holder, towel rack and toothrush holder in Owner’s head Hi-intensity reading light installed over Owners berth Aft Cabin: Custom built teak desk (room for computer and printer) with dedicated inverter Teak File box Teak binoculear holder Custom built stowage locker for long items Main Salon: Custom teak shelving installed behind port and starboard settees Added access to pump locker through starboard settee bunk pullout Custom teak plenum for main air conditioner Custom shelves in SSB and DVD cabinets Upgraded chrome lighting Custom fitted teak cocktail table stowed below dining table  4 solar exhaust fans (with screens) in place of dorades Galley: Custom teak Spice racks and wine glass holder Automatic light in stowage cabinet Custom splash guard between sink and nav station Custom flip up counter extension Teak paper towel holder inside stowage locker Custom teak towel rack Cockpit & Topside 2 reinforced pad eyes for tethering 2 custom fitted jack lines
The L-shaped galley is large and functional with plenty of storage and counter space. Reconfigured refrigerator butter fly door into a single door with ceiling latch and extra insulation all around including door.  Custom extra shelving in refrigerator, fans in refrigerator to circulate air by cold plate. Sink has pressurized sea water hose and nozzle, hand pump freshwater hose and nozzle and filtered drinking water hose and nozzle connected to separate bladder.  4 sliding door compartments, custom spice rack, light over companionway, automatic light in storage cabinet  aft of refrigerator.  Custom splash guard between sink and nav.station.  Custom flip up counter extension centerline of sink. Paper towel holder in storage aft of refrigerator.  Wine glass rack below companionway.  Custom teak towel rack.    Adler-Barbour Refrigeration (DC) Custom built 1/2 hp 120V water cooled 4' thick Kenyon Power Plate (AC refrigeration unit) Princess 3-burner LPG stove w/oven (2) Propane tanks stored in vented exterior locker Stainless Steel Double Sink PurestOne Water filters on extra water bladder below galley sink Atwood EHM-11 SM Water Heater Pressure fresh water Dish and cutlery storage Drain pump for refrigerator Tilt-out trash bin
Raymarine E120 Chartplotter - Installed Dec. 2006. Plotter is wired to nav station to interface with PC Raymarine Wind, Depth, & Speed at pedestal - Dec. 2006 Tri Data Repeater at Nav Station - Dec. 2006 Raymarine Autopilot - Dec. 2006 Radar Reflector Ritchie Compass Digital barometer with graphic display Weems & Plath decorative barometer with brass clock wall mounted ICOM VHF Marine IC M504 with Distress Signal capability - Repeater mic at helm Wiring and aerial for SSB / insulated backstay SSB antenna Sharp 19" LCD Digital TV with UFO marine antenna (digital) with power switch at nav station Swing arm bracket installation for TV Sony DVD player Fusion Marine Radio with IPOD and IPhone connectivity (May 2012) with salon and cockpit speakers
Yanmar 50HP - 3000 hrs. Autoprop 500 mm auto-pitching prop (serviced Aug. 2011 by manufacturer's rep.) Stuffing box stuffed with goretex material. Racor fuel filters Oil Change System for engine, generator, & transmission oil Heat exchanger & exhaust elbow replaced 2011 (2) Cruiseair Air Conditioners/ Dehumidifiers with digital controls (16,000BTU and 7,000BTU - both in sound insulated enclosures Jabsco Electric Head in forward head/ Jabsco Manual head aft All sanitation hoses replaced Oct. 2005 All hoses redirected to holding tank June 2007 (holding tank unused before this date) Exclusively used with fresh water only. Holding tank gauge Macerator Fuel vacuum gauge to monitor fuel filter condition Extra 22.5 gal. nauta water bladder w/separate deckfill pump and faucet Emergency Tiller
 Electrical Load panel reorganized into load group.  Added electrical panel for 50 amp service.  Custom 2 belt pulley system on high output alternator.  DC outlets installed throughout cabin.  4 Hella fans installed in state rooms and main salon.  Electronic controls for dinghy lift, solar panels and wind generators in helms seat with override capability for dinghy lift. Entec West 4.2KW Diesel Generator with freshwater cooled Faryman 8hp motor and sound enclosure installed in 1999. Installed in starboard cockpit. With automanual ventilator system and dedicated Racor fuel filter - 731 hours. 2 AirX Marine 400W Wind Generators Two Solar Panels House load - Six 110amp AGM Lifeline Batteries (total 660 amps) One Starting battery  Xantrex Freedom Marine 20 Charger/Inverter (Nov. 2006) Link 2000R Battery Monitor Alternator rewired Feb. 2012 Hard Wired Power Cable
On Deck
Lewmar V-2 Windlass with vertical capstan (wildcat & gypsy replaced 2008). Controls at bow and helm. (Also has a manual handle) Delta #55 - 200' 5/16 G4 Chain (chain new in 2012) Bruce #44 - 200' 5/8 nylon roade & 25' chain Anchor Washdown (new pump 2012) Chain Locker (false floor above chain rode locker for extra storage) Chain Stopper Wells Marine Arch with electric dinghy hoist & custom drum (motor replaced 2010). Custom stainless steel tubing stern pulpit extension (replacing lifelines) Caribe Dinghy with 15HP Yamaha (4) Solar Exhaust Fans Rubrail installed 2004 Bimini & Dodger with isinglass windows Closed Cell Cockpit Cushions & Helm's Seat Custom Cockpit Table (Extra Long to comfortably seat four people) Custom hinged acrylic companionway doors (boards stored) Cockpit Shower Custom Swim Platform with fixed steps off stern Stainless boarding ladder with attachments port and starboard (2) flag halyards Low watt anchor light on arch (.74 amps with switch at helm & activated at night)  
Sails and Rigging
In Mast Quantum Mainsail installed 2005 (with main halyard, topping lift, and furling lines) Roller Furling Jib & Staysail Main winches serviced Dec. 2010 Lifelines replaced 2012 Installed spartite mast wedge system 2012
Safety & Miscellaneous
 Coast Guard Safety Items (life jackets, fire extinguishers, etc.) ACR Electronics Global Fix EPRIB with intergral GPS MOB system (inflatable in hard case) Life raft shell & S/S cradle (no raft) (2) CO2 detectors Horns/Bells Furdell Blipper radar reflector mounted on mast New Zincs 29 Mast walker folding aluminum steps on the mast (4) eyebolts with stainless rub strakes on gunwales to fasten jack lines and custom fitted jacklines (2) pad eyes in cockpit for tethering  
Value Added Items
Parts, equipment and additional items included in sale of Lark (any item found on the boat but not appearing on this list is an oversight and should not be considered to convey with the boat) Required Coast Guard Saftey equipment for a 40 ft. vessel             4 life jackets with lights, reflectors and whistles             1 bell             1 air horn             handheld flares             1 flare gun             3 fire extinguishers Spare parts and Equipment             1 Preventer             3  Yanmar impellers             3  on-engine oil filters             3  on-engine fuel filters             8  Racor fuel filters             1 claw anchor snubber             1  Yanmar thermostate             1  Raritan headreplacement kit             1  Jasco pumpguard             1  Ignition switch for princess stove             1  Alterdator diode             6 Fan belts             3 auto prop zincs             4 red heavy storm lines             4 wench handles             1 floating wench handle             1 Diesel filter funnel             1 boat hook             1 box misc. switches, dials, fittings, adhesives, etc. Additional items             Custom tailored bed spread and shams             Custom mattress pad             Custom sheet sets (3)             Charts             Cruising guides             Navionics Platinum+ chip for southeast US             Blue folding seats with washable terry covers (2) Owner has additional cruising and sailing personal property for sale. If buyer is interested, owner can provide more information.
Owner's tools and other personal items not listed here are excluded from the sale . 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.
We gladly cooperate with other brokerages on a 50/50 basis. Broker outside Florida contact us for complete details. Listed by a "CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL YACHT BROKER" -