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1968 40 (ft.) PLAS TREND PT 4O

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General Information

Listing# 147055

CITY ISLAND, NY, United States
Boat Type
Model Year
40 (ft.)
Hull Material
Fuel Type

General Details

Great Opportunity: 40 foot 1968 Plas Trend (PT 40) designed and finished by Bob Derecktor as a serious offshore racer cruiser to the traditional Derecktor standard. This boat sank at the dock in February 2014 and was refloated a week later. She has been cleaned up and appears to have sustained no structural damage. The Westerbeke Diesel and the other electrical systems are water damaged. Plan on rewiring and replacing the pumps etc.

This is a robust ocean sailor typical of the 1960’s and 70’s. Twin cockpits put the helm all the way aft and the sailing cockpit just forward. 13 winches are strategically placed for performance sailing with a racing crew.

Traditional below decks, she sports sea berths for six, and a galley to port at the companionway. The Westerbeke Diesel is center cabin, box is the salon table. Head is forward to port, opposite a serious wet gear locker. Fore peak is the typical V berth. Two sea berths are aft.

This boat has great bones and with a good bit of ambition, could be renovated to a serious Ocean Cruiser. This is an excellent project for an energetic sailor who is looking for a serious boat


MAKE: Plas Trend             MODEL:  40             YEAR:  1968 LOA:     40’ 0”                            BEAM:  11’ 0”                DRAFT:  6’ 1”                                        DISPLACEMENT:  17000 LBS    LWL:  31’ 0”                   LISTED SAIL AREA:  686 FT2 HULL MATERIAL:  FRP              DECK MATERIAL:  FRP            DESIGNER:  ROBERT DERECKTOR      BUILDER:  PLAS TREND BOATS ENGINES AND MACHINERY NUMBER OF DRIVE ENGINES: 1                     MANUFACTURER: WESTERBEKE         MODEL:  SA00             HORSE POWER: 40      FUEL:   DIESEL                                    HOURS:  10?                DRIVE TYPE:    DIRECT            COOLING SYSTEM:      FRESH WATER (CLOSED) BATTERY STARTING:    1          HOUSE:  1        TYPE:   WET CELL        SWITCH:  PARALLEL SHIPS VOLTAGE DC:   12                     SHIPS VOLTAGE AC:    110       SHORE POWER AMPS:  30                  NUMBER OF INLETS:    1                                  BILGE PUMPS:1 MANUAL                    ACCOMMODATIONS SLEEPS           TOTAL:  6        FORWARD BERTHS:  2SALON BERTHS: 2       AFT BERTHS:2 HEADS: 1         HEAD:  MANUAL           SHOWER:                     SINK:                GALLEY AREA:                        ICE BOX:                                  SALON AREAS:            SEATS8          PERSONS DECK AREAS               HELM COCKPIT                        SEATS:            2                                     MAIN COCKPIT            SEATS: 8 BOW RAIL        STERN RAIL     SWIM LADDER             PRIMARY ANCHOR:      DANFORTH      CHAIN LENGTH:  10’     RODE LENGTH:  100’    OWNERS NOTES:   This boat sank at the dock Feruary 2014 and has been raised and cleaned up All electronics and most electric systems are water damaged Westerbeke diesel engine  Built by Plas Trend to Bob Derecktor design and finished by Bob Derecktor This is one of only 3 boats built to this design Primary Winches   Lewmar 24 3 speed Secondary Winches  Barlow 17 Deck Winches  2 x Barient 16   2 x Barient 22 Mainsheet Winch  Barient 10 Total 13 winches on board Spar is aluminum with internal halyards Boom is a recent a recent replacement Dacron Mainsail in good condition Dacron Headsail in good condition on roller furling gear
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.
Please contact the listing broker, Robert Moore, (203) 858 3858 to discuss this boat or any other boat. This boat is shown by appointment only.