• Nelson 40'


    Nelson 40 built in 1975 by Halmatic/Latham and Sons. Sturdy, semi displacement motor cruiser with great sea keeping qualities powered by twin Ford Sabre 225HP diesel engines. Sleeps eight in two cabins plus dinette conversion and two heads. Loads of updates over the years, most notable additions electronics and dinghy/outboard.

  • LOA: 41'3" / 12.60m
    LWL: 38.3 / 11.68m
    Beam: 11'1" / 3.40m
    Draft: 3'5" / 1.07m
    Year: 1975
    Hull Material: GRP

  • Engines: Twin Ford Sabre 225HP Diesel
    Accom: 8 berths in 2 cabins
    Builder: Halmatic
    Designer: TT Boat Designs
    Location: South West UK
    Price: £59,000

  • For further information
    Please Contact:

    Steve: +44 (0) 780 320 2311
    Harry: +44 (0) 777 868 2909

  • Accommodation

    Sleeps 6 in 2 cabins plus dinette. Forward 'V' berth with infill, under berth storage, shelving, cupboards and hanging wardrobe. Foreward heads compartment with manual toilet and hand-basin. Owners cabin aft with twin berths, dressing table, drawers, hanging wardrobe, book shelves, storage and access to the private en-suite heads with Electric marine toilet new 2007, hand basin and shower area. Fully equipped galley to starboard with Neptune gas cooker, stainless steel sink, storage and plenty of work surfaces. Wheel house has internal helm position to port, with access to engine compartment & settee berth to starboard and chart table. Blue and red upholstery, new in 2007, and teak interior. Webasto Cabin heating. Upper deck has central drop-leaf teak table and teak benches.


    White GRP hull with blue anti-fouling. Solid teak laid decks and varnished Teak superstructure. Dual helm positions with Morse engine controls. Wheel steering. Displacement 12.52 Reg Tons.

  • Electrics

    Engine alternator. 240 battery charger. Inverter. Mase Generator. Four HD Gel batteries 12/24 volt.


    Twin Ford Sabre 225HP Diesel Engines. Last serviced in 2014. Engine hours approximately 600. Cruising speed 16 knots @ 2200 RPM. Maximum speed 21 knots @ 2600 RPM. Shaft drive to props. Rope cutter. Holland Marine side thruster - 2014. Fuel consumption at 8 knots - 3.5 gallons per hour.


    Three fuel tanks, two 100 gallons , one 75 gallons - TOTAL 275 gallons/1250 litres. One water tank 75 gallons (341 litres). One black holding tank. Pressurised water system. Electric immersion water heating system.

    Safety Equipment

    Two life-buoys. Flares. Fire extinguishers.

  • Nav Equipment

    New Raymarine plotter, with radar, fish-finder and AIS. Danforth compass. Speed/Log. Raymarine GPS. Furno GPS. Raymarine plotter in cockpit, new 2013. DSSC VHF. Raymarine radar, new 2013.

    General Equipment

    Two anchors and chain. Electric windlass. Heated screen blowers. Francis remote controlled searchlight. Francis direct controlled searchlight. Twin Wynn wind screen wipers (overhauled by Wynn 2001). Simpson davits. Pulpit, pushpit and guardrails. Eight fenders and warps. Two boathooks. Cockpit cover. Horn. Cutlery, crockery and utensils. Clock and Barometer. Radio and CD player. Davits. Boarding ladder. Five automatic bilge pumps. Two manual bilge pumps. 10ft inflatable dinghy with 2013 Suzuki 2.5HP outboard engine.

In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Vendor is not selling in the course of business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not in any way guaranteed. These particulars are intended as a guide only and they do not constitute a term of any contract. Prospective buyers are advised to check the specification and condition of the vessel for themselves, and where appropriate, at their own expense, to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and sea trial and/or to have an engine trial conducted.