- 40 (ft.)
- Hull Material
- Fuel Type
- Engine Model
- 46 FWC diesel
- Number of Engines
- Engine Type
- Engine Hours
BRAMARE is a 6-berth B-40 with white Hereshoff interior and always lift stored when not cruising the Chesapeake for the past 11 years - on average 20 days cruising/year. While not a new boat with all the bells and whistles, BRAMARE is best described as well built, well maintained, and moderately spartan without a lot of complicated systems, just relaxing, pleasurable sailing.
- BRAMARE was purchased with the intent to leisurely explore and enjoy inland water cruising trips. Not a slow boat, BRAMARE goes to weather quite well (even with the center board up) and will tack in about 100 degrees. The B-40 has a shoal draft with an added centerboard that certainly has its advantages in the Chesapeake Bay and anywhere else, offering access to less popular and more interesting places off the “beaten path”.
- HULL and DECK
- White topsides, with Blue single bootstripe Varnished teak trim and cockpit coamings Fiberglass hull and deck. Bottom primed and painted in 2012 with Interlux Micron Extra Shark White. Ballast: 6,500 lbs lead + 500 lbs. bronze centerboard Deck Hardware and Equipment: Anchor Windless - IDEAL Anchor 45# CQR Anchor Line: 20ft. 5/16 chain plus 150ft 5/8 twisted nylon Chain Locker Vent (chrome) Chrome Vents for top of Dorade vents (2) Mooring cleats: 2 at bow, 2 at stern, 2 mid-ships (chrome) 4 - ¾" x 20' Mooring lines with spliced eyes (braided Dacron) F/W hose bib Offshore Manship Cabin Top Hatches polished stainless (2) Gray 3-piece full deck winter boat cover Safety Equipment: 12 Gauge Flare Gun with flares Horseshoe ring with tethered light MOB apparatus (never used, never installed) 6-Adult PFDs Bell Freon Horn 3-Fire extinguishers in cabin Running and steaming lights Boarding ladder - mounts on rail mid-ships First Aid Medical Kit Emergency tiller - stainless
- The Cockpit has a bridge deck, two large seat lockers and a teak coaming with scuttles cut for access to the hollow winch bases. Piano hinged seat locker hatches are fiberglass with rubber gaskets and drains. The engine instrument panel is recessed into the forward end of the well. Seat scuppers eliminate trapped water while heeling. The traveler is located on the aft cockpit seat. Folding Helm seat on mizzen mast (teak & bronze) Engine controls and a magnetic compass are mounted on the Edson pedestal. The Autopilot controls and display are on the port side of the foot well. Royal Blue cockpit cushions Cockpit sun/rain shelter fits over main boom when not sailing Folding teak cockpit game/dining table.
- ACCOMMODATIONS BELOW
- The Interior bulkheads and ceiling are painted white with a satin finish. All trim is mahogany with a satin varnish finish. Chrome trim rings accent all the ports. Visible hull sides are paneled with horizontally mounted mahogany strips also varnished with a satin finish. All cushion covers are fitted with zippers and are removable for cleaning. All interior joiner hardware is chrome-plated or stainless steel. The cabin top hatches are fitted with black anodized aluminum screens on hinged frames. All ports are made of safety glass. Layout: Forward cabin with V-berth Head - Manual head to holding tank, sink, storage Main Cabin - Forward full-width Salon with 2 pullout Settee/Berths and 2 Pilot berths over outboard. Aft full-width Galley with incorporated Nav Area. Vessel Walkthrough: Forward Cabin: The forward cabin has two 6’8” berths with a shelf above each berth and a drawer below the starboard berth. Each berth is fitted with a bulkhead mounted reading light. A seat with storage under is located between the berths. A removable “V” insert with matching cushion is provided. A built-in dresser with four drawers and a deep locker outboard provide ample storage. A bulkhead door separates the main cabin from the forward cabin. A door in the forward bulkhead allows access to the forepeak, anchor line and 2 house batteries. The holding tank is under the port berth and vents overboard through a charcoal filter to eliminate odor. Head: The Head has a full-width teak-trimmed formica topped counter with six built-in drawers, a stainless steel sink, bronze towel rods, mirror, under counter storage and a screened opening port. Holding tank “Y” valves are located under the counter and outboard of the manual head. Main Salon: The Main Cabin Salon has two pilot and two pull-out berths; there are three drawers under each berth. The starboard side berths are 6’6” in length; the port side, 6’3”. Shelves are mounted over each pilot berth and on the forward bulkhead on the port side. Reading lights are fitted at each end of the pilot berths. There is a liquor locker forward of the starboard pilot berth. Three hanging lockers are located to starboard opposite the head. The teak and holly cabin sole has a recessed dustpan covered by a teak grate. On the port forward bulkhead is a Force 10 Cozy Cabin propane heater. (rebuilt 2012) Dining Table: The drop-leaf table will seat six with comfort. Recessed within the top of the table is the mechanism for raising and lowering the centerboard. Galley: The Galley is equipped with a stainless steel gimbaled two-burner Force 10 L.P. gas stove with oven. A self-stowing cover hides the stove and increases counter space. The icebox to starboard has an 8 cu.ft. capacity, foam insulation and is stainless steel lined with teak grates to keep items off the bottom. The icebox drains to a sump under the cabin floor. Four drawers next to the stove and lockers outboard and under the cutting board provide ample storage for galley essentials. Nav Area: The counter over the icebox serves as the navigator’s table. Located under the deck above the counter is a Hinckley-designed chart locker. Beneath the chart locker is a shelf housing the VHF-FM radio with room for additional electronics. Above and outboard of the icebox is a drawer for navigation instruments. Aft of the icebox is the electrical panel and an area for hanging wet foul weather gear. This space also houses the companion way boards and screens. Creature Comforts: 4” Foam Cushions for all bunks and settees blue-gray Manual head – to holding tank Lights for all bunks, galley, chart table and engine space Force Ten cabin heater - propane Force Ten 2-burner propane stove with oven - gimbaled Seth Thomas Bell Clock and matching Barometer – chrome Dishes and silverware for 6 Assorted pots pans and utensils 3 Hanging Lockers Liquor Locker 8 cu.ft. Ice box
- Autohelm - ST-7000 Autopilot Radar – Furuno-1800 VHF-FM – Motorola Triton II+ VHF Handheld – Hummingbird GPS– Handheld ChartPlotter Eagle Map Guide Pro Spotlight (rechargeable) Data Marine: Depth, Speed, Wind direction/velocity
- SAILS and RIGGING
- BRAMARE is a B-40 Custom model with yawl rig (792 sq/ft. sail area) Standing rigging: Stainless 1 x 19 wire w/swaged terminals pinned to chrome plated bronze turnbuckles. Running Rigging: Main & Jib Halyards – 5/8” low stretch Dacron Mizzen halyard – 3/8” low stretch Dacron Jib Sheets – ¾” low stretch Dacron Main Sheet – 5/8” low stretch Dacron Mizzen Sheet – 3/8” low stretch Dacron Main Boom downhaul blocks with 3/8” Dacron line Main topping lift – short 3/32” stainless pendant with pelican hook Mizzen topping lift – 5/16” Dacron Sailing Hardware: Harken Roller Furler on forestay, 2 slots 2- #21 Barient self-tailing Winches on Main Mast (chrome) 1- #10P Barient Winch on Mizzen Mast (chrome) 2- #28+ Barient self-tailing Winches for jib sheets (chrome) 2- #17 Barients secondary self tailing Winches (chrome) 2-Turning blocks on rail (chrome) 2-Fairlead blocks for jib sheets Assorted spare blocks, shackles, etc. 3-Winch handles (2-chrome) 5/16" x 1 ¼" traveler across back cockpit seat Schaefer Main Sheet block system from end of main boom to traveler. Sails: North. Main & Mizzen - full battens, loose footed Dutchman furling Main system 120% roller furling Jib
- 4 Energizer 12VDC E24MS 625 AH deep-cycle house - new 2011 2 Energizer 12VDC E24MS 625 AH starting - new 2012 90-amp Alternator charges both house and starting batteries. 50’ x 35 amp shore power cord. Shore power connection on stbd aft cockpit. 110VAC to 12VDC converter also powers 110VAC outlets in cabin (2) Distribution panel aft of icebox
- Engine: 1987 Westerbeke 46 diesel Transmission: Borg Warner Propeller: 18” D X 10”P 2 blades with line cutter attached to shaft Auxiliary power is provided by a Westerbeke – 46 diesel engine. The engine is fitted with a full length oil pan which is on top of the integral fiberglass fuel tank. Fuel passes from the tank through an isolation valve to a Racor filter before going into the engine filter and pump systems. Access for minor maintenance is through the door under the galley sink or by removing the companion way steps. Meticulous about clean fuel for the engine as well as frequent oil changes the Owner changed her filters much more often than the recommended "every 100 hours" and especially in the fall at year end. Propane: Two 10 gallon propane tanks are mounted horizontally in a locker just forward of the lazzerette and aft of the cockpit. Manual isolation valves allow the use of one tank at a time. There are two electric valves. One for the galley stove and one for the cabin heater. The switches are in the cabin near he stove. Freshwater System: Deck fill fitting – chrome 35 gal. stainless tank under V” berth connected to 65-gal. stainless tank under main cabin both tanks vented to bilge 12-gal hot water tank heated when engine is running (new 2009) Accumulator tank to even out water pressure and minimize pump running. (new 2009) System drains into bilge for winterization then thru garboard plug if boat is out of the water Dual stainless sink in galley with hot and cold faucet. Manual F/W pump by sink Sink in head with hot and cold faucet Hose bib on deck for shower and wash down Ice Box and Head Drain sump pump.
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