Mark Cameron Yachts

Arcona 400


Fantastic 3 cabin performance cruiser.



Lying: Argyll, United Kingdom

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelArcona 400
DesignerStefan Qviberg
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
LyingArgyll, United Kingdom


Hull ConstructionGRP hull with bolt-on ballast keel
Keel TypeFin Keel


EngineYanmar 3JH4E 39hp @ 3000rpm 3 cylinder, naturally aspirated, indirectly cooled marine diesel engine Mechanical reversing marine gearbox with saildrive
Fuel Capacity150l


Drinking Water Capacity260l


Introduced in 2001 the Arcona 400 was an immensely popular cruiser racer which by modern standard enjoyed an exceptionally long production run, finally being retired in 2014 after more than a 160 examples were launched. The first of the ‘new generation’ Arcona Yachts she features the structural steel frame technology which has now become a feature of all Arcona new builds.
A one owner yacht from new SEA FEVER has proved to be an immensely capable yacht. During their ownership her owners have enjoyed cruising as far a field as Svalbard as well as competing competitively in local passage races on Scotland’s west coast. The Arcona 400 design proving more than capable of doing both successfully and safely. Now reluctantly offered for sale SEA FEVER has a comprehensive inventory including highlights such as:

Yanmar 3JH4E (39hp) engine with Yanmar SD50 saildrive

Two blade bronze folding propellor
Raymarine autopilot system
Raymarine C-Series plotter with 2kw Radar scanner (2014)
Raymarine AIS transceiver
Raymarine ST60 Depth/Log and Wind instruments
Eberspacher heating system
Eno gas cooker
Jabsco manual marine toilet
Holding tank
Selden keel stepped mast, fractionally rigged sloop.
Furlex thru-deck roller reefing system
Selden carbon and alloy spinnaker poles
Standing rigging fully replaced in 2019
Hydranet mainsail
Hydranet blade jib
350SF blade jib

The Arcona 400 SEA FEVER is wintering afloat on her pontoon berth at Ardfern Yacht Centre and available for immediate viewing by prior arrangement.


Hull Construction:

Single piece GRP moulded hull
Sandwich construction with high density Divinycell foam core
Multiaxial glass fabric and vinylester resin laminate consolidated by infusion under pressure
Monolythic laminate construction around keel, rudder and through hull fittings
Hot galvanised steel structural frame to support keel and rig loads, glassed to hull internally.
Marine plywood structural bulkheads glassed to hull and deck
NPG based white gelcoat with blue trim line to finish topsides
Underwater hull finished in blue antifouling applied spring 2021
Deck & Superstructure Construction:
Single piece GRP moulded deck incorporating coachroof superstructure, self-draining cockpit and walk-thru transom
Sandwich construction with high density Divinycell foam core
Multiaxial glass fabric and ISO-Polyester resin laminate consolidated by infusion under pressure
Monolythic laminate construction around keel, rudder and through hull fittings
NPG based white gelcoat with blue trim line to finish deck with moulded non-slip texture panels
Laid teak panels to finish cockpit sole and seating
Keel & Rudder:
Antimony hardened lead ballast keel with fin and bulb profile
Keel-Pro patented shock absorber within forward foot of keel
Stainless steel keel bolts x12
Polyester laminate fairing around keel to hull joint.
Spade rudder hand laminated multiaxial glass construction
Alloy rudder stock
Self-Aligning needle type rudder bearings


Engine & gearbox:

Yanmar 3JH4E
39hp @ 3000rpm
3 cylinder, naturally aspirated, indirectly cooled marine diesel engine
Mechanical reversing marine gearbox with saildrive
Yanmar SD50 saildrive
Single lever morse control
Maintenance & Performance:
Engine last serviced January 2021
Cruising speed under engine 6kts
Propulsion & Steering:
Yanmar SD50 Saildrive
2 blade bronze folding propellor
Integrated GRP steering pedestal with stainless steel crash bar
Jeffa stainless steel chain and wire cable drive to quadrant
Stainless steel wheel with leather cover on rim (leather cover replaced 2019)
Emergency tiller fitting directly to rudder stock
Raymarine ST6002 control head
Raymarine SmartPilot course computer
Raymarine linear drive system


Voltage systems:

12VDC onboard power system
230VAC shore power system
Shore Power:
Single 16 amp connection
Extension lead to connect to shore supply
RCD protected system
Ring main, battery charger, water tank heater
Battery Banks:
Engine Battery – 1x 12VDC, lead acid
Domestic Batteries – 3x 12VDC, lead acid. Fitted new July 2020
Single engine driven alternator
14VDC / 80amp
Battery Monitoring:
Mastervolt Battman Life (2019)


Fresh Water:

Pressurised hot and cold water system
12VDC pressure pump
Mixer tap in galley and heads
Hot water provide from calorifier, heated from engine cooling water or 230VC immersion heater
Bilge Pumps:
Manual Bilge Pump
Electric Bilge Pump



Single diesel tank
Stainless steel construction
Approximate total capacity 150ltr
Fresh Water:
Single fresh water tank.
Stainless steel tank
Approximate capacity 260ltr
Holding Tank:
Single holding tank
Approximate capacity 55ltr
Discharging overboard or via deck suction


On Deck:

Radar – Raymarine 4kw mast mounted radar scanner (2014)
Depth – Raymarine ST60+
Speed/Log – Raymarine ST60+
Wind – Raymarine ST60+
Magnetic Compass x2
Below Deck:
Plotter/Radar – Raymarine C95 c-series display. (2014)
Communications Equipment:
AIS – Raymarine AIS650 transceiver. (2014)



Galley Stove – ENO 2 burner and oven gas cooker, gimbal mounted.
Fridge – Top loading fridge built-in, insulated, below worktop with Isotherm ASU system
Double stainless steel sink
Mixer tap
Manual Jabsco marine toilet
Stainless steel wash hand basin
Mixer tap – extending for use as shower
Heating and Ventilation:
Eberspacher diesel fired blown air system
Outlets in cabin, saloon and heads
Thermostatic cabin controller
Opening deck hatches x4
Opening portholes x2
Dorade ventilators x2
Overhead lighting throughout interior
Bulkhead mounted reading lights in cabin and saloon
Chart table light
Radio/CD head unit
Speakers in saloon


Summary of Accommodation:

Double cabin forward
Saloon converting to two single berths
Nav station
Two double aft cabins
Accommodation Finish:
Interior joinery work in Khaya Mahognay, finished in a satin varnish
Traditionally built cabinetry work
Sole board of plywood with teak and holly veneer finished in a satin varnish
Headlining finished in vinyl covered ply panels with varnished mahogany trims
Description of Accommodation from Forward:

Forward Cabin:

Master cabin with double berth forward
Shelves running the length of the bunk outboard port and starboard overhead.
Storage locker beneath aft section of bunk
Storage locker above bunk forward
Standing room aft of bunk
Bench seat to port of standing area with storage locker outboard.
Hanging locker outboard to starboard of standing area
U-shaped settee to portside, converting to single berth (length 2.20m)
Bench settee to starboard, converting to single berth (length 1.85m)
Centrally located saloon table with folding dropleafs port and starboard, bottle storage within central section of table.
Countertops outboard of settee backs port and starboard.
Selection of lockers and bookshelves outboard overhead, port and starboard.
Storage lockers beneath settee bases and behind settee backrest cushions
U-shaped galley to port of companionway
Double stainlesss steel sink inset to inboard forward section of worktop
Built-in, top loading, insulated fridge below forward outboard section of worktop
Gimbal mounted gas cooker mounted outboard centrally
Worktop section aft of cooker.
Selection of lockers below worktop and outboard above worktop
>Nav Station:
To starboard, aft of saloon settee
Forward facing chart table with dedicated navigators seat aft of table
Chart storage within table
Selection of drawer beneat forward section of table.
Chart plotter mounted above table forward, outboard
Shops switch panel, VHF, battery monitor and heating controller outboard of chart table
Inboard, forward facing manual marine toilet mounted aft outboard.
Wet hanging locker outboard of toilet
Countertop forward of toilet with inset stainless steel wash hand basin.
Stainless steel grab rail running around countertop
Vanity locker outboard of countertop.
Standing room inboard with shower sump.
Aft Cabins, Port and Starboard:
Symetrical aft cabins to port and starboard.
Standing room forward with storage locker outboard.
Double berths extending aft and inboard under cockpit sole.
Shelve running the length of the berth outboard overhead.



Keel stepped, triple spreader fractionally rigged sloop.
Silver anodised alloy mast and spars, manufactured by Selden
Stainless steel standing rigging, fully replaced 2019
Furlex 300TD roller reefing system on forestay for genoa
Slab reefing mainsail with single line reefing system
Carbon Spinnaker pole
Alloy Spinnaker pole
Selden rod kicker
Adjustable cascading backstay (Dyneema section replaced 2016)
Lazyjacks for mainsail cover
Lines lead aft to cockpit
Lewmar mainsheet track and car system with towable cars
Lewmar genoa track and car system with towable cars
Lewmar pinstop car and track for storm jib
Spinlock rope clutches for all halyard and lines lead aft to cockpit
Jib sheets and spinnaker downhaul replaced 2019
Primary Winches – Lewmar 48, two-speed, self-tailing. X2
Secondary Winches – Lewmar 46, two-speed, self-tailing x2
Halyard Winches – Lewmar 40, two-speed, self-tailing x2
Mainsail – Hydranet, tri-radial cut. Partially battened, slab reefing with 3 reefs and 4th ‘storm reef’. Owen Sails 2014
Blade Jib – Hydranet with 3 vertical battens. Roller reefing. Owen Sails 2012
Blade Jib – 350SF, cross cut with 1 vertical batten. Roller reefing with UV strip. Owen Sails 2012
Canvas Work:
Mainsail Cover – Stack pack type cover with mast boot and lazyjacks
Anchoring & Mooring:
Bower Anchor – Bruce 15kg stainless steel anchor on 45m chain rode.
Kedge Anchor – Bruce 15kg
Anchor windlass – Electric windlass mounted within anchor locker
Mooring Warps – Selection
Fenders – Selection
Double stainless steel bow roller
Stainless steel pulpit rail
Split stainless steel pushpit rails with central gate section using wire and pelican hooks.
Toerail mounted stainless steel stanchions supporting double tier plastic coated guardwires
Guard wire gates port and starboard
Below deck level anchor locker with windlass mounted within locker
Genoa track and cars mounted on sides of coachroof in way of mast for use with storm job
Stainless steel grabrails running length of coachroof sides from mast aft to cockpit
Split level cockpit coaming with teak panels to finish
Primary and secondary winches mounted outboard of cockpit on coaming
Cockpit halyard and reefing winches mounted to port and starboard sides of companionway with banks for rope clutches immediately forward of winches.
Bench seating on port and starboard sides of cockpit forward.
Mainsheet spanning cockpit immediately forward of pedestal
Stainless steel grab rail over top of pedestal with plotter mounting within frame work
Seating wrapping around aft of helm with lockers beneath port and starboard quarter seats.
Central section of aft seat removable to create walk-thru transom.
Stainless steel transom mounted, folding swimming ladder.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.
Navigation Lights:
Steaming light
Low level running lights
Anchor light
Life saving:
Liferaft – 8 Person canister
Horseshoe life buoy with light
Webbing jackstays
Fire blanket

In this case we are acting as brokers only.
The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The Purchaser is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at their expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.
This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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