Mark Cameron Yachts

Beneteau Oceanis 40


One owner example.



Lying: Argyll, United Kingdom

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelBeneteau Oceanis 40
DesignerBerret Racoupeau
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
LyingArgyll, United Kingdom


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


EngineYanmar 3JH4E 40hp @ 3000RPM 3 cylinder, naturally aspirated, indirectly cooled. Mechanical reversing marine gearbox.
Fuel Capacity200l


Drinking Water Capacity360l


INSATIABLE is a spacious 3 cabin, 2 heads version of the popular Beneteau Oceanis 40. Purchased by her owners direct from the factory in France she cruised the coast of Brittany and Normandy before working her way back to Scotland where she has been based since. Now for sale due to ill health INSATIABLE is offered with a comprehensive inventory including:

Original white gelcoat finish to hull and decks

Teak laid panels to finish cockpit seating and soles
Twin wheels
Yanmar 3JH4E, 40hp diesel engine with mechanical reversing gearbox
3 Blade, bronze folding propellor
Shore power
Battery charger
Eberspacher diesel fired, blown air heating system
Twin freshwater tanks with combined capacity of approximately 360ltrs
Holding tank
Raymarine C80 Classic chart plotter
Raymarine autopilot, ST6002 control head, S3 course computer and linear quadrant drive unit
Raymarine Depth, Speed/Log and Wind instruments
Icom M323G DSC VHF
Harken winches
Harken deck gear
Profurl roller reefing system
Roller reefing genoa
Slab reefing mainsail with stack pack and lazy jacks
Electric anchor windlass

Freshly antifouled the Beneteau Oceanis 40 INSATIABLE is offered for sale wintering afloat and is available for viewing by prior arrangement from October 26th onwards.


Hull Construction:

Single piece hull moulding
Monolithic hull design in polyester laminate
Monolithic structural moulding internally, laminated and bonded to the hull moulding
Plywood bulkheads finished in hardwood veneer
White gelcoat finish to topsides
Underwater hull finished in black antifouling, applied September 2021
Deck & Superstructure Construction:
Single piece deck moulding incorporating coachroof superstructure, self-draining cockpit and walk-thru transom.
Balsa sandwich GRP moulding with stiffening in way of high load fittings
Bonded and screwed hull to deck joint
Deck moulding finished in white gelcoat with moulded non-slip texture panels on side decks and coachroof.
Teak laid decking panels to finish cockpit sole and seating.
Keel & Rudder:
Bolt-on cast iron ballast keel
Stainless steel keel bolts and backing plates
Semi-balanced spade rudder


Engine & gearbox:

Yanmar 3JH4E
40hp @ 3000RPM
3 cylinder, naturally aspirated, indirectly cooled.
Mechanical reversing marine gearbox.
Engine space extractor fan
Maintenance & Performance:
Engine last serviced late 2019, boat not launched in 2020
Cruising speed under engine 6kts
Propulsion & Steering:
Stainless steel prop shaft
Bronze 3 blade folding propellor
Fixed disc type rope cutter
Double steering pedestals port and starboard
Cable steering system
2x stainless steel steering wheels with leather covers
Emergency tiller
Raymarine ST6002 Control head
Raymarine S3 course computer
Raymarine linear drive


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 and immersion heater
Battery Banks:
Engine Battery – 1x 12VDC, 140Ah, lead acid
Domestic Battery – 1x 12VDC, 140Ah, lead acid
Single engine driven alternator
12VDC, 80amp
Split charging diode.
Battery Charger:
Dolphin 230VAC – 12VDC, 25amp
12VDC auxiliary charging socket at chart table and in cockpit.


Fresh Water:

Pressurised hot and cold water systems
Mixer tap in galley
Filtered drinking water tap in galley
Mixer taps in forward heads, extending for use as shower
Mixer tap in aft heads
Independent shower fitting in aft heads
Deck shower – cold water only
Black Water:
Forward heads discharging overboard only
Aft heads discharging overboard via holding tank
Holding tank discharging by gravity or deck suction
Bilge Pumps:
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump
Bilge Alarm:
Rule high water level alarm system



Single diesel tank
Plastic rotomoulded tank
Approximate capacity 200ltr
Fresh Water:
Twin freshwater tanks
Plastic rotomoulded tanks
Independent fillers for each tank
Forward tank approximate capacity 160ltrs
Aft tank approximate capacity 200ltrs
Total approximate capacity 360ltrs
Insulated tank
Heated from engine or 230VAC immersion heater
Approximate capacity 25ltr
Holding Tank:
Single holding tank
Plastic construction
Approximate capacity 80ltrs
Tank Monitoring:
Electronic level indicator for fuel tank and water tanks
Low level alarms for fuel and water tanks


On Deck:

Plotter – Raymarine C80 Classic
Depth/Speed/Log – Raymarine ST60+ TriData
Wind – Raymarine ST60+
Communications Equipment:



Galley Stove – ENO gas cooker, 2 burner, grill and oven. Gimbal mounted
Fridge – Top loading built in 170ltr fridge, with icebox. 12VDC air cooled compressor
Electric fridge drain pump
Double stainless steel sinks
Mixer tap
Manual marine toilet x2
Wash hand basin x2
Shower stall in aft heads
Shower sumps pumped overboard by automatic pumps
Eberspacher diesel fired, blown air system
Thermostatic cabin controller
Outlets in cabins and saloon
Overhead lighting throughout accommodation with LED bulbs.
Reading lights over bunks
Red lighting at Nav Station
CD/Radio head unit
Speakers in cockpit and saloon


Summary of Accommodation:

Double cabin forward with ensuite heads
Linear galley
Saloon with wrap around settee and central bench seat
Nav Station
Symmetrical port and starboard aft cabins
Accommodation Finish:
Interior design by Nauta Design
Joinery work below decks finished in Api mahogany veneered plywood with solid mahogany trims
GRP moulded waterproof heads compartments
Laminate soleboards
Moulded GRP headlining with vinyl panels
Vinyl hull lining
Marine mattresses on all bunks
Double density foam in saloon cushions
Curtains for all portlights
Blinds and mosquito nets for all deck hatches.
Description of Accommodation from Forward:

Forward Cabin:

Headroom 1.89m
Double V-berth forward (2m x 1.74m x 0.44m)
Shelves running the length of the berths outboard overhead on both sides.
Standing room aft of bunk with step up to bunk.
Short bunk level countertop outboard to port
Hanging locker aft to port.
2 opening deck hatches
2 hull portholes
En-suite heads
Forward Heads:
En-suite heads for forward cabin
Located at starboard aft end of forward cabin.
Manual sea toilet, mounted inboard facing, outboard.
Thwartships countertop forward with inset wash hand basin forward.
Vanity lockers outboard of countertop and toilet
Headroom 1.89m
1 opening deck hatch
Linear galley running along port side of saloon space.
Headroom 1.93m
Worktop forward with inset double stainless steel sink
Gimbal mounted gas cooker with crash bar centrally
Worktop section aft with top loading fridge beneath
Selection of lockers and drawers below worktop
Selection of lockers outboard of worktop
Located to starboard, opposite galley
Headroom 1.95m
U-shaped saloon settee wrapping around saloon table
Fixed height swivelling saloon table with fold out leaf
Starboard outboard facing bench seat located centrally
Opening deck hatch located centrally.
Nav Station:
Located to the port side aft of the galley.
Forward facing chart table with dedicated navigators seat
Storage for chart within tabletop.
VHF and ships switch panel located outboard.
Storage locker beneath navigators seat
Aft Heads:
Located to starboard aft of saloon
Headroom 1.89m
Opening portlight.
Port and Starboard Aft Cabins:
Symmetrical cabin layout
Headroom in both cabins 1.89m
Double bunks at aft end of cabin extending inboard below cockpit sole (2m x 1.53m x 1.33m)
Shelve running the length of the bunks outboard.
Standing room at forward end of cabins.
Lockers outboard forward with shelves and hanging space within locker
1 Opening hull porthole
1 Opening cockpit porthole
1 Opening deck hatch



9/10ths fractional sloop rig.
Deck stepped, double spreader mast
Silver anodised alloy mast and spars
Spinnaker pole (2014)
Discontinuous stainless steel standing rigging
Profurl roller reefing system on forestay for genoa.
Slab-reefing mainsail
Rod kicker
Halyards and reefing lines lead aft to cockpit.
Primary Winches – 2x Harken 46, two-speed self-tailing
Cockpit Halyard Winches – 2x Harken 40, two-speed self-tailing
Mainsail – White dacron, slab reefing. 3 reefs (reef 1+2 single line)
Genoa – White dacron, roller reefing. Owen Sails 2015.
Genoa – White dacron, roller reefing.
Spinnaker – Fitted new in 2014 with all rigging.
Canvas Work:
Mainsail cover – stack pack type cover with lazy jacks
Anchoring & Mooring:
Bower Anchor – CQR anchor on chain/warp rode
Kedge Anchor – Lewmar Delta – never used.
Electric Anchor Windlass – Quick vertical windlass with chain gypsy and warping drum
Mooring Warps – Selection
Fenders - Selection
Honwave 2.4m inflatable dinghy
Honda 2.3hp, four-stroke outboard engine
Stainless steel pulpit rail with forward step
Deck mounted stainless steel stanchions supporting double tier guardwires
Guardwire gates port and starboard
Stainless steel pushpit rails, split with transom gate centrally.
Single stainless steel bow roller fitting
Deck mounted alloy mooring cleats forward, midships and aft
Hardwood grabrail running length of coachroof outboard
Cockpit bench seating outboard port and starboard forward.
Cockpit lockers under aft section of seating
Composite cockpit table with double folding leaves, central storage locker and stainless steel grabrail.
Plotter mounted on swivelling nav pod under aft end of cockpit table
Moulded pedestals aft, port and starboard with built in nav display pods and magnetic compasses.
Thwartships bench seat aft with hinged central section creating walkthrough transom
Transom mounted swimming ladder
Outboard storage bracket

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:
Mast head anchor light
Steaming light
Low level running lights
Gas alarm – hardwired
Carbon monoxide alarm
Liferaft – Viking 8 person canister – out of service 2020
Liferaft cradle mounted on aft port rail
Horseshoe lifebuoy x2
Throwing line
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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