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Year of construction 2010
Material Epoxy composite
Length 39.37 feet
Width 13.5 feet

30. For Sale: The hugely successful "Keronimo". Launched in late 2010, she really was the boat that started the fast, planing 40 ft revolution and has …

Basic data of the Ker 40

  • Seller:Ancasta - Port Hamble
  • Reference:31500
  • Brand:Ker
  • Model:40
  • Motorization:30
  • Category:Sailing Yacht
  • Year of construction:2010
  • Material:Epoxy composite
  • Length:39.37 feet
  • Width:13.45 feet
  • Draught:9 feet
  • Variable draught:No
  • Country: Sweden
  • To view in sales harbour/showroom: No , Stockholm
  • Price:£ 185.000 VAT Paid
  • Account Manager: Ancasta - Port Hamble



  • Remarks: For Sale: The hugely successful "Keronimo". Launched in late 2010, she really was the boat that started the fast, planing 40 ft revolution and has an enviable trophy cabinet.
    This design really excel's under IRC, but of recent years the boat has proved just as competitive under ORC and things look to only be getting better as the rating rule develops.
    With "Keronimo" under your wing, you know you have the chance to win any regatta you enter, thanks to this fantastically optimised Ker 40 design. New sails, some electronics and new bow sprit 2019.
    Ashore and available to view by appointment in Port Hamble. Please contact Ancasta Hamble +44(0) 2380 450 000 or email:

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  • Superstructure: Aft Cockpit
  • Draught: 260 cm
  • Keel/Lee board: Fin Keel
  • Comments: "Keronimo" was built during 2010, by the renowned McConaghy Boats, based in China.
    Built to be the ultimate IRC rating boat, there is nothing that this design hasn't achieved, whether it be inshore IRC National Champion or a Class winner in the Rolex Fastnet Race............ "Keronimo" and the Ker 40 design can do it ALL.

    Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:
    The hull and the deck constructed from vacuum consolidated e-glass/epoxy/foam sandwich.
    Additional reinforcement in the way of all deck fittings and other highly loaded areas.
    The structural internal from vacuum consolidated glass/epoxy/foam with sandwich construction unidirectional fibre reinforcement.
    Non-structural internal components are built from glass/epoxy/foam sandwich construction.

    Keel & Rudder:
    Autoclaved prepreg carbon rudder stock.
    Corecell foam cored, carbon skin rudder blade.

    Optional McConaghy twin carbon wheel steering system
    New wheel Bearings by JW Creations 2019

    LH: 12.15m
    LWL: 10.97m
    Beam: 4.10m
    Disp: 4820kg
    DLR: 118
    IRC: 1.198 TCC (2019)
    ORC: 516.0 (2019)

    All figures approximate


  • Berths:
  • Comments: Sails (2011):
    North – 3DL code 4 jib. (Delivery Sail)
    North – A5 spinnaker
    North – spinnaker staysail.
    North – Windseeker.
    North – jib top.
    North – storm jib.
    North – storm trysail.

    Sails (2012):
    North – 3DL860 square top mainsail. (2 reefs Delivery sail)
    North – Code 3 jib.

    Sails (2014):
    Ultimate – mainsail
    Ultimate J1+

    Sails (2015):
    Ultimate J2
    Fractional Code 0 (FRO).

    Sails (2016):
    Ultimate J1.
    Ultimate J2.
    Ultimate J3.
    Ultimate A2.
    Ultimate A4.
    North 3DL J2.

    Sails (2017):
    Ultimate inshore mainsail
    Ultimate A2.
    Ultimate A4.

    Sails (2018)
    Ultimate A5

    Sails (2019)
    New Ullman Offshore Mainsail (2 Reefs)
    Cableless MHO Dolye sails
    A1.5 Ullman
    A2 Ullman
    No 4 Banks

    All sails stored in a local Container

Engine, electrics

  • Number of identical engines: 1
  • Type: Inboard
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Transmission: Saildrive
  • Comments: Winches:
    Full Harken deck gear package.
    2 x Primary winches – B500.3 TCR primary winch upgrade.
    2 x Pit winches – Harken B46.2 STA.
    2 x Main sheet winches – Harken B 46.2 STA.
    2 x Backstay winches – Harken B 35.2 STA.

    Bulkhead mounted compass.
    B&G H3000 Hercules performance processor.
    H3000 instrument handbook
    Zeus 7 Plotter with integral GPS new 2019
    4 x 20:20 HV displays.
    2 x 10:10 displays.
    2 x GFD displays.
    Fluxgate compass
    Loadcell 19mm
    Deckman, C-map, Deckman tides (winning tides) software loaded onto Dell laptop.
    I5 Lenovo Computer new 2019
    Expedition Navigation software
    Remote Screen, Keyboard and Mouse new 2019
    1050 VMHU
    Speed impeller.
    Depth impeller
    Garmin AIS
    .ICOM VHF / DSC radio
    ICOM handheld VHF radio
    Stereo plus speaker system.

    1 x Yanmar 30hp diesel engine with sail drive.
    Folding 2-bladed prop.
    Spinlock flush throttle control.

Rig and sails

  • Sailplan type: Sloop
  • Comments: "Keronimo" is fitted with a Hall Spars carbon rig, which is a twin spreader configuration.
    She is a single piece, which is the preferred performance option for these boats.

    An optimised carbon boom, to include the option for reefing, with out haul system fitted internally to the boom is also supplied

    Keronimo is fitted with Nitronic Rod standing rigging throughout, which was die tested in July in 2018

    New Reaching Strut 2019

    New Bowsprit by JW Creations Hamble September 2019

    New Hydraulic ram in Mast 2019

    Split running back stays, controlled by two aft cockpit winches allow for a large, square top mainsail configuration.

    New Runner tails and strops 2019
    New Runners 2019

    The mast is setup with;
    2:1 mainsail halyard.
    1 x Fractional jib halyard.
    1 x Fractional spin / jib halyard.
    1 x Genoa Staysail halyard.
    2 x Masthead spinnaker halyards.
    Retrofit new sheave for fractional spinnaker.

    P: 16.59m.
    E: 5.32m.
    I: 16.02m.
    J: 4.71m.
    SPA: 180.69m.
    STL: 7.39m.

    7 x Spinlock clutches along with custom organisers.

    Running Rigging;
    New running rigging during 2017 mast overhaul.
    2 x Spin sheets
    1 x Mainsheet
    2 x Jib sheets
    Main Cunningham with purchase.
    Outhaul purchase in boom.
    2 x Reef lines.
    Solid vang with purchase.
    Jib car in haul adjuster with purchase.
    Jib lead up down adjuster with purchase.
    2 x Spinnaker tack lines.
    2 x Topmast back stay tails.
    Chocks for main trimmer and runner.
    Masthead navigation lights

    A fully up to date running rigging package accompanies the boat (appropriate materials used throughout), with both inshore and offshore setup's included.
    The boat also comes with spare running rigging for training and deliveries.

Deck Equipment

  • Comments: Accommodation:
    Interior: Lightweight racing gel-wash finish in satin white to living area. All other areas, bare peel ply racing finish.
    Navigation station in saloon offset to stb.
    2 x sinks & 2 x burner stove in saloon offset to port.
    Head located forward of mast bulkhead.
    Seating that can be used as 4 x solid fixed berths (no cushions)
    4 x adjustable pipe cot berths.
    Engine box with integrated steps and inspection panels.

    McConaghy autoclaved glass aerofoil stanchions, pulpit and pushpit.
    Aluminium round stanchion for aft comfortable hiking,
    4 x Clear dinghy hatches in cockpit sides for rope stowage.
    Galvanised, collapsable cradle.
    Dock box with gas struts.
    Hinged foot chocks.
    Nomex floor boards.

    Electrical Systems:
    Red/white cabin lighting in saloon, galley, heads and navigation areas.
    12v DC switch panel/battery isolator and selection switch.
    2 x House batteries ( 2015).
    1 x Engine battery (new 2019)
    Plumbing Systems:
    Fresh water hand pump at galley sink.
    2 x Manual bilge pumps. Operational from on deck.
    New Remote Bilge Pump System 2019
    Fuel tank capacity of 40 litres.
    Fresh water: 2 x 50 litres fresh water bladder tank

    Safety Equipment:
    Stainless steel 1/19 wire lifelines.
    Safety equipment to qualify yacht for ISAF Offshore Cat 2 for 10 people
    12 man carbon liferaft
    10 Coded Lifejackets
    10 x 3 point tethers
    First Aid kit
    Soft wood plugs
    2 x 2Kg fire extinguishers

    Anchor chain and warp
    Fenders and mooring lines appropriate for the vessel.

    Cushions, covers, under bunk storage, and Lee cloths by Pig bags.
    New guard wire covers (2017).
    New hatch covers (2017).
    New deck speaker (2017)
    Boom covers
    Wheel covers

    Boat Cradle
    Cradle splashes
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Ker 40

Ker 40

£ 185.000 VAT Paid