'Berkana', a Valiant 40 for Sale

by Jim Lavers
(Duncan, BC, Canada)

VALIANT 40 'BERKANA'
Built Bellingham 1976
Canadian Registered Vessel

Specifications

  • Hull Type: Fin keel and skeg-hung rudder;
  • Hull Material: GRP (Fiberglass);
  • Length Overall: 39'10" / 10.90m;
  • Waterline Length: 34'0" / 10.36m;
  • Beam: 12'4" / 3.76m;
  • Draft: 6'0" / 1.83m;
  • Rig Type: Cutter;
  • Displacement: 22,500lb / 10,206kg;
  • Sail-Area/Displacement Ratio: 15.5;
  • Displacement/Length Ratio: 256;
  • Designer: Bob Perry.


Sails:
  • 140% Genoa;
  • 110% Genoa;
  • Yankee;
  • Storm Jib;
  • Stays’l;
  • 2 X Asymmetric Cruising Chutes;
  • Spinnaker;
  • Spinnaker Pole;
  • Reaching Strut;
  • Hyfield Type Release Lever on Staysail Stay.


Winches:
  • 2 x Primary Two Speed Barients;
  • 2 x Secondary Two Speed Barients;
  • 2 x Barient Two Speed Halyard/Mainsail sheet trim;
  • 2 x #10 Reefing.


Power Plant:
  • Perkins 4108 Diesel (rebuilt 2008);
  • Tach, Ammeter, Temperature instruments;
  • High Output Balmar alternator;
  • Xantrex Digital alternator Regulator;
  • Link 10 battery Monitor;
  • 1200 Watt Xantrex Inverter;
  • 6 x 6Volt house batteries 705 AH – (New 2020);
  • 1 x 12V Starting Battery;
  • 3 Blade KIWI feathering propeller;
  • 1 x 12V Winch/Head Pump Battery.


Below:
  • Water Heater 110V;
  • Pressure Fresh Water;
  • Manual fresh water;
  • Saltwater footpump;
  • Large Reefer with Deep freeze and fridge - 12V;
  • 4 Burner Propane Stove with oven ( 12V solenoid shutoff);
  • 2 x 20 lb propane tanks;
  • 2 x Fire extinguishers.
  • FabAll Diesel Heater with SS Stack.


Navigation & Electronics:
  • Amec AIS tx/rx with built in GPS;
  • Garmin 76 Backup GPS;
  • 120 Watt Inverter;
  • Icom DSC VHF Radio;
  • Computer Monitor;
  • SGC 2000 Ham/SSB Radio;
  • Electronic Barometer 7day/1day;
  • Barometer;
  • Furuno Radar 1632;
  • 12V AM/FM radio + CD player;
  • 2 X Cogema Solar Panels on top of dodger. (5 amps);
  • Epirp;
  • HP laptop running Navigation Systems (Opencpn) with BC and American West Coast charts;
  • Monitor wind vane. (Spare Wind Sensor Blades);
  • CPT Autopilot;
  • Spare Knotmeter/Temperature sensor (Installed to instruments but no terminals).


Ground Tackle:
  • 45lb CQR style Primary Anchor with 380ft 5/16 high stress Chain;
  • 20KG Bruce anchor with 22ft 3/8 chain and 270 ft ½inch 3 Ply Nylon rode;
  • 12 Volt Electric Anchor Winch ( Quick Release Handle).


Dinghy & Outboard
  • 10.5 ft Nested dinghy on deck (Cameleon by Danny Green);
  • 2.5 HP Yamaha 4 Stroke kicker.


Safety Equipment
  • MOB pole with MOB light.


Spares:
  • Rigged Headsail halyard;
  • Rigged Main halyard;
  • SS Backstay;
  • SS Forestay;
  • Galvanized wire for emergency standing rigging;
  • Many more spares.


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