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  • Make BOWMAN
  • Model 40
  • Year 1994
  • LOA 40ft/12m
  • Class Sailing Cruiser
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Long Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Shaft Drives
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 6
  • Cabins 2
  • Aft Cabins 1
  • Ancasta Ref 36391
  • Name Cupid


The Bowman 40 has a well deserved reputation for excellent sea keeping and world girdling capabilities. This is ocean cruising in comfort, style and safety. Cupid is a beautiful example of this classic blue water cruiser. With a Bermudan cutter rig, a Volvo Penta ND22L diesel engine, electric windless, cabin heating, Raymarine autopilot, this Bowman comes highly recommended. For more information or to arrange a video tour please call Lee Ball on 01326 372865 or email


BOWMAN 40 Built and Commissioned in 1994.
Cruising yacht, built by Rival Bowman

White GRP Hull, Off white GRP Deck and Superstructure
Long fin keel with shoal draft
Skeg rudder
Wheel Steering

L.O.A. 12.20m ( 40'03 " )
BEAM 3.80m ( 12' 5" )
DRAFT 1.50m ( 4' 11" )
BALLAST 3,225 kgs

**All figures are approx.**


Masthead Bermudan Cutter Rig
Kemp aluminium spars
Deck-stepped mast with two sets of spreaders
Stainless steel standing rigging
Mechanically adjustable backstay
Selden mainsail car system on mast
Lewmar mainsheet track with Lewmar blocks
Lewmar genoa tracks on deck with staysail tracks on coachroof
Lewmar manual yankee furler
Running backstays for use with staysail in heavy weather
Spinnaker Pole stowed vertically on mast
Manuel Staysail furler, Schaeffer
Rigging replaced 2013

2 Lewmar 54 2 speed self tailing Yankee winches
2 Lewmar 40 2 speed self tailing mainsheet/halyard winches on coachroof
1 Lewmar 44 2 speed main/spinnaker/genoa halyard winch
1 Lewmar 40 2 speed self tailing furling winch

Penrose fully battened main sail with slab reefing and lazy jacks - 2013
Mainsail cover 2015
Penrose staysail 2015
Penrose Spinnaker 2007
Hood M.P Genoa 1994
Hood Storm Jib 1994
Hood Yankee- 2014


FORWARD CABIN: Double berth with storage underneath. Storage lockers. Vanity unit, drawer and shelves
Large hanging locker with mirror. Access forward to chain locker.
SALOON: U-shaped settee to port with water tank underneath. Locker and switchgear behind backrest. Lockers and bookshelves above.
Large saloon table with folding leaf to stretch across to starboard side. Settee/ berth to starboard with storage behind backrest, water tank underneath. Lockers and bookshelves above.
GALLEY: Taylor gimballed gas oven, grill and two burners. Top opening 12v fridge. Stainless steel double sink with mixer tap and freshwater foot pump. White laminate work surfaces with teak timber fiddles. Stowage lockers, cutlery drawer, fitted stowage for mugs, glasses and crockery
NAVIGATION AREA: Chart table with blue vinyl waterproof upholstered seat
Drawers, bookcase, switch panel, navigation and radio equipment
AFT CABIN: Double berth with storage underneath and fuel tank
Hanging locker with vanity unit with drawers, mirror and a large locker.
Three cupboards above berth.
AFT HEADS: Manual marine toilet. Shower, hand basin with hot and cold mixer tap. Storage locker and mirror.
Teak grating sole. Opening port hole. Large wet locker with drain to bilge, Heating outlet in wet locker
Teak and holly cabin sole. White vinyl headlining throughout. Blue patterned fabric upholstery.
Cabin heating with outlets throughout yacht. Average 1.93m headroom. 12v lighting throughout.


VOLVO ND22L 50HP four cylinder diesel engine
Fresh water and sea water cooling
Shaft drive to 3 bladed feathering Brunton Autoprop propeller. Rope cuttter
Ample Bowthruster
Fuel consumption ¾ gallons per hour approx.
Engine hours 2,476
Cruising speed approx. 6.25 knots. Max speed approx. 7.5 knots

3 batteries. One 12v 95ah engine battery (2019) and two 12v 110ah domestic batteries (2018) joined to supply 220ah
55 amp engine-mounted alternator. Christec CPS2/12-25A battery charger
240v domestic circuit with 6 x 240v outlets throughout yacht via ring main and immersion heater
12v socket at chart table, in saloon and aft cabin

Two stainless steel water tanks holding 120 gallons (5450litres). Manifold valve to control water supplies
70 gallon (318 litres) stainless steel fuel tank
1 Black holding tank

Pressurised hot and cold water system. Hot water from calorifier and /or 240v immersion heater
Manual fresh water supply at galley from foot pump.
Water filter for fresh water supply


Raymarine autopilot with display/controller
Raymarine wind speed/log,
Raymarine GPS
Raymarine Plotter at Chart table
Garmin Plotter at Cockpit binnacle
Raymarine AIS and Echosounder
Raymarine VHF
Nasa marine 'Pro PLus' Navtex
Sartech EPIRB (serviced 2020)
Tri and steaming navigation lights

60lb CQR anchor self stowing on bow roller.
Danforth second anchor
55m chain and 50m + of warp
Lewmar electric anchor windlass

Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit stations and double guard wires
Opening gates to port, starboard and transom
Stainless steel boarding ladder. Stainless bars at mast base
Folding cockpit table. Teak outboard bracket
Blue canvas sprayhood.Cockpit cushions
Cockpit cover for winter
Bimini (Not fitted)
Fenders, warps, boathook. 6 mooring cleats – 2 forward, 2 amidships and 2 aft
Clock and Barometer. Fly screens for opening ports
Radio/tape and 6 disc multi CD player. 12v DVD player and flat screen monitor
Manual bilge pump in cockpit. Electric bilge pump with float switch in bilge sump
Crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils
Avon Redcrest 9 ft dinghy
YAMAHA 2 HP outboard

6 man liferaft (serviced 2020). Two horseshoe buoys with light. Danbuoy.
Flare pack expiry date 12/2022
Lifejackets- 5 adult auto, 2 child auti and 2 adult manual gas.
Four fire extinguishers (exp date unknown). Fire blanket
Emergency tiller. Jackstays on deck

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