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1987 Tillotson & Pearson J-40 For Sale

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1987  J-40 TILLOTSON & PEARSON
1987  J-40 TILLOTSON & PEARSON
1987  J-40 TILLOTSON & PEARSON
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1987  J-40 TILLOTSON & PEARSON
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Boat Details

Year:
1987
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Tillotson & Pearson
Category:
Sloop/Sloop Sailboat
Model:
J-40
Length (LOA):
40'
Beam:
12' 2"
Draft:
64"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
238812
Location:
Punta Gorda, Florida
(near Port Charlotte)
Status:
Available
Generator:
Yes
Storage Status:
In the water††
Reason for Selling:
Health Reasons
Sailboat Details
Outhaul:
Dutchman System:
Mainsail Fully Battened:
Sail Technologies, Dacron, New Dec.2017 Never Used
Roller Furling Genoa:
Sail Technologies, 135%, Aramid
Spinnaker:
Original ATN Bag
Drifter:
Original
Genoa:
Doyle, 120%, Dacron Older
Traveler:
Winches - Manual:
Blocks:
Boom:
Lifelines:
Rigging Hardware:
Running Rigging:
Sloop Rig:
Spinnaker Pole:
Standing Rigging:
Replaced 10/2016
Boom Vang:
Rebuilt 2008
Backstay:
Hydraulic Adjusting
Whisker Pole:
Forespar Alum/carbon Fiber 2008
Mast:
Boot Replaced 9/2016
"Bluewater Beauty! 2 Staterooms- 2 Heads!! Includes a Dinghy with outboard, Portable Honda Generator, Electronics, Newer Sails, and More!"

1987 Tillotson & Pearson J-40

This is a beautiful example of a J40! Her sleek lines and bluewater capabilities make her a great find! The owners have sailed her since 1998 and have enjoyed the adventures!

The deck is easy to walk around on and the cockpit is spacious. The helm seat is ...more

1987  J-40 TILLOTSON & PEARSON
1987  J-40 TILLOTSON & PEARSON
1987  J-40 TILLOTSON & PEARSON
Beautiful Lines
1987  J-40 TILLOTSON & PEARSON
Beautiful Lines
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If you have any questions, Capt. Debbie can be reached directly at (941) 773-4486 to further discuss the situation.

1987 Tillotson & Pearson J-40 Sloop Sailboat in Punta Gorda, Florida

Stock #238812

1987 Tillotson & Pearson J-40

This is a beautiful example of a J40! Her sleek lines and bluewater capabilities make her a great find! The owners have sailed her since 1998 and have enjoyed the adventures!

The deck is easy to walk around on and the cockpit is spacious. The helm seat is comfortable with a nice 360 view. There is a transom ladder and a freshwater shower. An unused hard bottom dinghy and outboard engine are included.

Down below she is spacious with two staterooms and heads. The galley is well equipped with a gimbaled stove/oven, in-counter Adler Barbour refrigeration, the dinette opens to a great spot for entertaining guests at anchorages, and lots of storage areas throughout! 6' 1" headroom.

The Volvo Penta engine runs great and has good access. The propeller is a Maxx prop bronze 3-blade. There are two 140watt solar panels and 4 batteries. She has a fin keel, no UFO or bulb.

This J40 includes a Mercury dinghy and a Yamaha 8hp outboard. Also includes a Portable Honda 2000 generator.

Dinghy included: 2017 8' 10" Mercury Inflatable hard bottom.

Information On Condition

This J40 is a great deal! She is reported to be seaworthy with no known hull issues. The engine had a recent oil/filter change. Some of the motor mounts need to be replaced. The engine hours are unknown. Her last haulout was in 2019, no blisters were found and ablative paint was applied. The Volvo instrument panel and tachometer new 2019. Two of the cockpit Raymarine gauge faces are sunburnt but functioning(pictured). The v berth sole needs to be repaired, a water leak caused the damage. The source of the leak has been repaired already. Autopilot hydraulics work, but has an unknown operating issue.

Approximate boat location: Punta Gorda, Florida


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Basic Details
Year:
1987
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Tillotson & Pearson
Category:
Sloop/Sloop Sailboat
Model:
J-40
Length (LOA):
40'
Hours:
--
Stock #:
238812
Location:
Punta Gorda, Florida
Storage Status:
In the water ††
(as of 5/14/2021)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Brand:
Volvo Penta
Model:
2003T
Size:
43 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
33 gals
Propeller:
Bronze
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Rudder:
Throttle/shift: Mech:
Closed Water Cooling Sys.:
Dinghy Motor:
Yamaha 8hp
Water Tanks:
Three = 110 Gallons
Bilge Pump:
Three
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
One 33 Gallon
Holding Tanks:
18 &15
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
40'
Beam:
12' 2"
Min. Draft:
64"
Cockpit Location:
Aft
Weight:
15,500 lbs
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Compass:
Covers - Display:
Masthead Light::
Navigation Lights:
VHF:
VHF Antenna:
GPS / Plotter:
Standard Horizon & Garmin 182C
Wind Instrument:
Raymarine
Autopilot:
Autohelm 5000
Deck Features
Anchor Locker:
Anchor Rode:
Beverage Holders:
Bimini:
Bow Rail:
City Water Hookup:
Cleats - Fixed:
Cockpit Seating:
Compartment Storage:
Dinghy Lift:
Non-skid Deck:
Propane Tanks:
Raw Water Washdown:
Rub Rails:
Sea Cocks:
Self Bailing Cockpit:
Cockpit Cushions:
Steering Wheel:
Swim Ladder:
Windlass:
Anchor:
Rocna- 44#
Transom Shower:
Freshwater Hot & Cold
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Emergency Tiller:
Engine Kill Switch:
Grab Rails:
Owner's Manual:
Propane Storage Locker:
ElectricalElec. Components
Volt Meter:
110v AC Outlets:
12 V DC Outlets:
AC Electric Panel:
Battery Switch:
Battery Tender:
Fuel Gauge:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Shore Power:
Stereo:
Tachometer:
Water Temp Gauge:
Solar Panel:
Two 140w Each
Hour Meter:
No
Generator- Portable:
Honda 2000
Batteries:
Four
Shore Power Cord:
30 & 50 Amp Cords
Sails
Outhaul:
Dutchman System:
Mainsail Fully Battened:
Sail Technologies, Dacron, New Dec.2017 Never Used
Roller Furling Genoa:
Sail Technologies, 135%, Aramid
Spinnaker:
Original ATN Bag
Drifter:
Original
Genoa:
Doyle, 120%, Dacron Older
Rigging
Traveler:
Winches - Manual:
Blocks:
Boom:
Lifelines:
Rigging Hardware:
Running Rigging:
Sloop Rig:
Spinnaker Pole:
Standing Rigging:
Replaced 10/2016
Boom Vang:
Rebuilt 2008
Backstay:
Hydraulic Adjusting
Whisker Pole:
Forespar Alum/carbon Fiber 2008
Mast:
Boot Replaced 9/2016
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
3
Sleep. Capacity:
6
# Berths:
3
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
110 gals
Waste Capacity:
33 gals
Generator:
Yes
(Portable Honda 2000)
Air Conditioning:
No
Washer/Dryer Hookup:
No
Non-Smoking:
Mirror:
Nav Station:
Port Holes:
Pressurized Water System:
Salon:
Settee:
Shower:
Sink - Cabin:
Stateroom - Aft:
Stateroom - Forward:
Cabin Lighting:
Cabinets:
Dinette:
Hanging Locker:
Water System - Foot Pump:
Head:
Two
Stove / Oven:
Gimbaled
Fridge/freezer- In Counte:
Adler Barbour
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Fin Keel
Exterior Color:
Blue/white
Bottom Paint Antifouling:
11/19/2019
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