1978 Acapulco 40 For Sale

$88,900
$52,000
Stock #229516 -
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$52,000
$88,900

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Boat Details

Year:
1978
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Acapulco
Category:
Cutter/Cutter Sailboat
Model:
40
Length (LOA):
39' 9"
Beam:
12' 11"
Draft:
66"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
229516
Location:
San Diego, California
Status:
Available
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage††
Reason for Selling:
Purchased house
Sailboat Details
Covers - Sail:
Dodger:
Downhaul:
Genoa:
Reefing Mainsail:
Rigged For Single Handed:
Staysail:
Backstay:
Blocks:
Boom:
Boom Vang:
Chain Plates:
Forestay:
Mast:
Sheet Roller Cars:
Traveler:
Winches - Manual:
"Perfect Bluewater cruiser or liveaboard; The boat is an Acapulco 40. Built in 1978, refurbished in 2015."

If you are looking for a Bluewater cruiser or a spacious liveaboard you've found it with this Acapulco 40!

It's time to stop dreaming and start living - You always talked about casting off and sailing along coastal waters.

This 1978 Acapulco 40 Cutter Rigged Sloop is a proven Bluewat...more

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1978 Acapulco 40 Cutter Sailboat in San Diego, California

Stock #229516

If you are looking for a Bluewater cruiser or a spacious liveaboard you've found it with this Acapulco 40!

It's time to stop dreaming and start living - You always talked about casting off and sailing along coastal waters.

This 1978 Acapulco 40 Cutter Rigged Sloop is a proven Bluewater cruiser.

The Acapulco 40 sailboat design is infamous as noted during a 20-year cruise and written about in Ed Atkin's book; One Wave At A Time.

Built-in 1978 with an interior that shows a quality and pride wood joinery that is classy and functional for a vessel of its age.

Below deck, the main cabin includes a large and well laid out galley for easy access from the helm or adjacent dinette.

To the port is a navigation station and liner bunks for the crew.

Forward is a spacious main cabin with a queen-sized bed and ample locker storage for gear and sails.

Roomy head with shower in the bow.

The engine room is easily accessible below floorboards.

(2) 250 watt Solar with blue sky 3024 IL controller and multifunction display; 440 amp hour battery bank

Information On Condition

Seller reports engine has been serviced in 2015

Main, furling Genoa, staysail & drifter

6ft in headroom below deck.

Outboard motor mount and sideboard ladder for dock or on anchor.

Newer (2017) Raymarine I-70 wind depth and speed transducer and display; Icom VHF and autopilot.

Solar panels with newer Lithium Batteries

Combination dodger & Bimini - port side is torn

Refurbished in 2015: Chainplates replaced, Mast and all hardware removed and reinstalled, painted awl grip, Hull stripped to bare glass and painted Awl Grip, Deck painted Awl Grip, bottom stripped to bare glass, sealed and barrier coated with a ceramic coat, Copper coat anti-fouling, New thru-hulls, seacocks, and sea strainers, Cutlass, Bronze shaft packing gland, Stainless steel lifelines and stanchions, Custom engine hoist and wind generator/radar mount, New bow pulpit and sprit Recen...

Approximate boat location: San Diego, California


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Basic Details
Year:
1978
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Acapulco
Category:
Cutter/Cutter Sailboat
Model:
40
Length (LOA):
39' 9"
Hours:
--
Stock #:
229516
Location:
San Diego, California
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage ††
(as of 12/7/2020)
(in water at marina slip)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Year:
1978
Brand:
Universal
Model:
M-35
Size:
30 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
120 gals
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Bilge Pump:
Macerator:
Rudder:
Throttle/shift: Mech:
Starting Type:
Electric
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
2-60 Gallon
Date Of Engine Service:
2015
Holding Tanks:
1-15gallon
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
39' 9"
Length at Water:
30'
Beam:
12' 11"
Min. Draft:
66"
Weight:
22,500 lbs
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Autopilot:
Compass:
Masthead Light::
Navigation Lights:
VHF:
VHF Antenna:
Deck Features
Anchor:
Anchor Locker:
Anchor Rode:
Bimini:
Bow Rail:
Cleats - Fixed:
Cockpit Seating:
Cockpit Table:
Compartment Storage:
Propane Tanks:
Rod Holders:
Swim Ladder:
Windlass:
ElectricalElec. Components
110v AC Outlets:
12 V DC Outlets:
AC Electric Panel:
Battery Switch:
Circuit Breaker Panel:
Courtesy Lights:
GFI Outlets:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Shore Power:
Shore Power Cord:
Shower Sump Pump:
Solar Panel:
Tachometer:
Water Temp Gauge:
Sails
Covers - Sail:
Dodger:
Downhaul:
Genoa:
Reefing Mainsail:
Rigged For Single Handed:
Staysail:
Rigging
Backstay:
Blocks:
Boom:
Boom Vang:
Chain Plates:
Forestay:
Mast:
Sheet Roller Cars:
Traveler:
Winches - Manual:
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
1
# Berths:
3
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
200 gals
Waste Capacity:
15 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
Yes
(10000 BTU)
Non-Smoking:
Cabin Lighting:
Cabinets:
Dinette:
Freezer:
Hanging Locker:
Head:
Heat:
Ice Box:
Mirror:
Nav Station:
Port Holes:
Pressurized Water System:
Salon:
Settee:
Shower:
Stateroom - Forward:
Stove / Oven:
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Monohull
Exterior Color:
White
Interior Color:
Tan
Bottom Paint Antifouling:
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