Bowman 40 Sailboat for Sale

by Steve Garlick
(Port Napoleon)

Pavlov sailing

Pavlov sailing


This Bowman is being sold by live-aboards who have spent the last 5 years on her in the Med. All her systems have been upgraded, including new sails, new rigging, new anchoring gear, new generator and new dinghy. She is an ideal ocean cruiser, conveying her crew in perfect safely in the worst conditions. This Chuck Paine designed boat is a true classic, is easily managed by a couple and is a delight to sail.

Pavlov is listed at GBP105,000. VAT is fully paid.

She is currently located at Port Napoleon in the south of France. You may contact the owner with any questions or queries at

Pavlov Inventory

Type: Bowman 40
Builder: Rival Bowman Ltd, Southampton UK
Year: 1990 under Lloyds 100 A1 SOU914812
Hull Number: 21
Designer: Chuck Paine
Keel: Scheel keel Rudder skeg
Flag: Australian, but VAT paid and VAT status maintained.
Berths: eight. Double berth in master cabin, double berth in aft cabin with lee cloths, two berths on saloon settee’s with lee cloths, 2 pull out pilot berths above settee’s with Bf 4 and Bf 8 settings.

LOA: 40 ft 0 in 12.17m
Beam: 13 ft 0 in 3.87m
LWL: 32 ft 0 in
Draft: 5 ft 0 in 1.5m
Mast height: 17.7m
Displacement: 9000 kgs
Ballast: 3300 kgs

Engine Brand: Perkins
Year Built: 1990
Engine Model: Prima M50
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 3500 (new internal hour meter 2016)
Propellers: 3 blade Maxprop bronze slipstreaming propeller
Spare 3 bladed fixed bronze propeller.
Drive Type: Shaft Drive (new shaft 2015) with Aquamarine flex coupling and grease pump.
Engine Power: 50 HP 4 cylinder

Timing belt changed at 2000 (2008) and 3000 (2015) hours
Rebuilt fuel pump, new lifter, new alternator (2015)
New water injection elbow, reconditioned heat exchanger
New gearbox 2013
New secondary fuel filter (Separ)
Oil and all filters changed every 100 hours.
All service records and logs. Engine service manuals.

Cruising Speed: 7 knots @ 2200 rpm
Maximum Speed: 8 knots
Consumption: 3.0 L/hour
Fuel range 600miles approx (100hrs @ 6K @ 3L/hr)

Fresh Water Tanks: Stainless steel, deck fillers, breathers (550 Liters)
Port tank 195 L Starboard tank 186 L Aft tank 91 L.
Hart Tank tender capacity system.
Saloon tanks feed pressure and foot pump. Aft tank is foot pump only.
Extra storage 60 L bladders and 20 L jerry can

Fuel Tank: Stainless steel (280 Liters) 50 L reserve in jerry cans
Professionally cleaned 2015

Holding tanks: new 2013. Forward is 65L, electric pump out, deck or hull. Aft is 45L, manual (Henderson) pump out. All heads can switch from direct discharge to tank.

Hull and Deck
Built by Rival Bowman Yachts/ Southampton Boatyard
Designed by Chuck Paine
Built in full accordance to Lloyd’s Register +100A1 Class
Long fin keel (Scheel Keel)
Skeg hung rudder
White GRP hull with teak deck
Hull epoxy coated from new & then re-epoxied in 2013 (Gelshield)
White hull
All hatches and portlights by Lewmar. All hatches and portlights have flysceens. All hatches have Sunbrella covers.

All Blakes seacocks serviced 2016, 2 replaced.

Deck Gear
3 x Anchors one 25kg Rocna with 90m of chain (New 2015)
One 15kg Fortress (New 2016) with chain and 70m octoplait rode
One 30kg Danforth.
Electric windlass by Lofrans 1700 with capstan (New 2016)
Bimini new 2013
Sprayhood new 2013 with German Strataglass windows
Full winter tent fully encloses the stern and cockpit. New 2013
Summer shade tent new 2013
Boarding Ladder – stainless steel and teak
Guard rail side openings both sides and stern, Guard rails replaced 2012
Rear arch with 2 135w Kyocera solar panels, Victron 50A controller
Davits, sliding with handy billy’s.
Fibreglass passarelle with stern mount and guys. New 2014
1 Yamaha Malta 3.5hp petrol outboard for dinghy

Cutter rig by Kemp (1990) aluminium mast and Selden (1997) single line reefing boom
Deck-stepped mast with twin spreaders
Double forestay and rigging overbuilt for circumnavigation
Rod kicker Kemp
Selden mast steps (1997)
All Standing Rigging replaced 2013,
Spare over length rigging and Stayloc connectors for replacement.
Lazy jacks and stackpack mainsail stowage.
4 main reefs, 1st and 2nd to cockpit, single line. 3/4 reefs at mast.
Yankee (Hood Seafurl) and staysail (Furlex 200S new 2013) furling systems
2 Kemp Spinnaker poles stowed vertically on mast
Lewmar runners and Spinloc stoppers.

1 x Lewmar 30ST Halyard winch – Self tailing
2 x Lewmar 30ST Aft coachroof winches – Self tailing
1 x Lewmar 43ST mast Halyard winch – Self tailing
2 x Lewmar 52ST 2-speed genoa sheet winches – Self tailing
2 x Lewmar 40ST Spinnaker winches – Self tailing
1 x Lewmar 16st Mast outhaul winch

1 x Lofrans 1700 windlass with radio remote/chain counter. Cockpit and forward deck manual switches.

Navigation / Instruments
Compass Rigel Poseiden with deviation card
EPIRB Kannad GPIRB new 2013
VHF ICOM M56 radio with 2 antenna (mast and dome)
Shipmate RS 8300 cockpit connector
HF Icom IC-M800 SSB with ICOM AT-120E tuner.
(needs fibre optic cable)
Nav network B&G Hydra 330 with cockpit repeater.
Simnet installed for autopilot.
Instruments B&G Speed, Depth, Wind Speed, Wind Angle.
GPS Furano GP-31 connected to B&G network
NAVTEX Furano NX-300 connected to GPS
Weather Fax Furano DFAX 207
Satellite Thrane & Thrane TT3022D Immarsat-C
Depth sounder B&G Ultrasonic Log. Depth sounder sender renewed 2006
Radar Furuno 821 connected to GPS
Autopilot Simrad AP24, AC42, new 2015. Raymarine linear drive
Stereo Pioneer DEH-4606 with Bluetooth and iPod connection
TV/Monitor Samsung UE22ES5410P with media player (RPii)
Navigation Lights Bow, Stern, Steaming, Mast, Decklight, Cockpit, Strobe

Electrical Systems
220v Shore power. 25m cable with connectors
RCD switch
3 16A circuits Starboard sockets, Port Sockets, Water heater
1 10A circuit Battery Charger
Inverter Mastervolt Mass 12/500 upgraded to 800W.
Generator Paguro 4kVA diesel generator in fiberglass housing. New 2013. 195 hours. Remote start/monitor panel
Charger Engine 60Ah Lucas alternator (new 2015)
Mastervolt Mass 12/60 Battery charger
2 Kyocera 135W solar panels through Victron 50A MPPT controller
Mastervolt automatic shore/generator/inverter switch
Monitor Mastervolt battery monitor/charge control
Batteries 3 x 135Ah Trojan wet cell (New 2015)
1 x 50Ah Optima red spiral start battery (New 2015)
Lighting Instrument panel with 27 fuses/signal lights
Red night lights (galley, nav station, rear head) LED
Cabin lighting – all LED bulbs (new 2016)
1 Chart table light
1 500,000 candela spotlight with external power socket

Mainsail by UK Sails – Cruise Laminate (2013) on stackpac/lazyjack
31m2. 5 batterns, 4 reefs. Ocean cruising reinforcements.
Genoa by UK Sails – Cruise Laminate (2013) on Profurl 39m2
Staysail by UK Sails - Dacron by Hood (2013) on Furlex 200S 12.6m2
Spinnaker by Hood (1991)with bucket and snuffer 96.2 m2 like new
Gennaker by Hood (2001) multicolour with own furler, like new
Storm staysail by Hood (1991) 8.0 m2
Heavy weather staysail by Lion (2001), orange, 4m2. Never used
Trysail by Lion (2001) orange, 6m2, dedicated mast track. Never used.

Covers – all new 2013
Hatch covers, Outboard engine cover, Wheel cover
Summer awning, Summer shade cloths
Winter tent

Autopilot – at helm. Linear drive to rudder quadrant
Emergency Tiller – straight to quadrant
Hydrovane self-steering. Emergency tiller. 2003 update
Wheel – Edson on pedestal, cables on quadrants
Rudder - on skeg with built in greaser system

Water Systems
Calorifier 60 Litre 220V and engine heated. Thermostat replaced 2015
Hot/Cold water Galley, 2 heads. Tapsets replaced 2013
Cold water Deck shower
Bilge Jabsco electric, manual and automatic trigger. New 2013
Henderson MkII cockpit hand pump
Seawater Handpump in galley sink. New 2012
Shower 2 sump draining pumps – new Gusher 2014
Fresh Water Shurflow with pressure reservoir
Reserve water Whale MkIV foot pump

Central Heating System - Eberspächer D4L (diesel) with 6 exhausts: in the wet locker (aft head), aft cabin, chart table, saloon and master cabin.

Master cabin 1 toilet and warm/cold basin and shower on port side.

Aft cabin/saloon 1 toilet and warm/cold basin and shower on starboard side, at the back a wet locker with open drain to the bilge.

Deck 1 cold water shower on starboard near the cock pit.

Stove Taylor 041 stainless steel stove, oven, 2 burners, grill.
Fridge Box 70 x 35 x 80 cm, two floors with freezer separation panel, closed drain to bilge.
Isotherm 4701 Magnum ASU water-cooled unit. Refrigerant and electronics replaced 2015
Gas 5 x 3 kg Camping Gaz bottles in stern locker, dual gas regulator, external and internal cut-off valves.

Dinghy – 3.3 m inflatable keel, aluminium floor panels, new 2015
Life-raft – RCD serviced in 2014 with self-launching carrier at stern
Fenders – 11 assorted fenders
Mooring lines – 2 Bow lines, 2 stern lines 2 50m line-to-shore lines
Tape spool, assorted other lines.
Teak Decks – completely restored (deepened, caulked, propped and sanded) 2006. Caulking renewed 2015.
Boat hooks x 2 , 2 x Lifebuoys, 2 x Danbuoys, 1 x LifeSling
3 x Fire Extinguishers, 1 x Fire Blanket
Various engine spares and filters. All manuals and documentation

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Aug 09, 2016
A Highly Regarded Cruising Yacht - the Bowman 40
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