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Blow'n Forecast
2005 | 40' Hunter Sailboat for Sale

2005 Hunter

40' (12.29m) - Blow'n Forecast

This original owner Hunter 41 AC is chock-full of thoughtful features, and presents in far above average condition, due to the consistent care, maintenance and upgrading by her hands-on, knowledgeable owners.

Vessel ID# 2799192      Last Updated: 2023-06-30 11:33:20

$ 149,900 USD

€ 139,189 Euros
$ 202,377 CAD


This original owner Hunter 41 AC is chock-full of thoughtful features, and presents in far above average condition, due to the consistent care, maintenance and upgrading by her hands-on, knowledgeable owners. There are many reasons Cruising World awarded the Hunter 41 its 2006 Best Value in a Cruiser from 40' to 44' in its Boat of the Year ratings, and we suggest you refer to that review!. The easily driven and easily sailed Glenn Henderson design has an exhilarating and fun turn of speed, great hull volume and accommodations, and a sail plan that easy to single hand. Moreover, approximately $70K has been invested in upgrades for this gem of an opportunity in recent years, and she is equipped and ready to go cruising!

Please look at all of the features, attributes and upgrades in the detailed portion of this listing. A clear idea will form of a well-loved boat that is capable and ready for its next adventure with you at the helm! Please call today!

Curtis Stokes & Associates is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by East Coast Yacht Sales. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

Data Sheet

LOA: 40' 4" (12.29 Meters)

Type: Sail - Used

Year: 2005

Beam: 13' 3"

Bridge Clearance: ' "

Draft Max: 5' "

Draft Min: 5' "


Maximum Speed: Knots

Cruise Speed: Knots

Range NMI:

Fuel Type: Diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Fuel Tank: 50 Gallons (189.27 Liters)

Fresh Water: 50 Gallons (189.27 Liters)

Holding Tank: 35 Gallons (132.49 Liters)

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The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


Blow'n Forecast features a two stateroom, two head layout, with an impressive amount of ambient light and airiness (due to her 6'6 headroom and abundant hatches and portlights), and her generous beam of 13'3". Copious, accessible storage are best in class, and ventilation is excellent.


  • Warm gloss cherry interior furniture & bulkheads; Everwear® laminate sole
  • Interior reupholstered (2018) - excellent condition
  • Generous reverse cycle Air Conditioning, with NEW AC unit forward (2019), NEW condensate pumps (2022) 
  • Large U-shaped dinette to port with straight settee to starboard
  • Dinette converts to a berth for additional sleeping capacity
  • Large overhead deck windows, (4) fixed side windows w/ shades, (2) overhead opening hatches w/ integrated shades and screens
  • Zoned cabin and courtesy floor lighting
  • Storage lockers and shelves on hull sides 
  • Flatscreen TV
  • 12V fans available
  • Forward facing Navigation Station with full chart table to starboard

GALLEY: The large Hunter galley is impressive, featuring good counter space and storage, and an ergonomic layout.

  • Separate front-opening NOVA COOL refrigerator & freezer 
  • Corian countertops framed with teak fiddles that double as handholds
  • Deep double sink with pull-out faucet and cutting board
  • RainMan high output, electric portable water maker
  • NEWER KUUMA 11 gallon hot water heater (2018)
  • Glass front, lighted dish cabinet with fan dryer
  • Hunter dishware available
  • Microwave
  • Three burner gimballed LPG Princess stove w/ oven
  • Large pantry, storage bin under floor, (2) cabinets, (5) drawers, built in trash bin


  • Double pullman berth to port with storage underneath
  • Cedar lined hanging locker 
  • (3) cabinets and (2) drawers for additional storage 
  • Vanity with Corian countertop, mirror and storage
  • Opening hatch w/ integrated shade and screen
  • Cabin Lighting
  • AC and DC and NEW USB electrical outlets
  • Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Private head w/ shower w/ adjustable shower head, seat & sump pump
  • Smartly placed countertop area for toiletries
  • Electric freshwater flush porcelain toilet


  • Queen berth with padded headboard
  • (3) opening ports/hatches w/ integrated shades and screens
  • Storage via cedar-lined hanging locker and additional drawers and bins  
  • Cabin Lighting
  • AC and DC and NEW USB electrical outlets
  • Private entrance to FWD (wet) head
  • Vanity w/ Corian countertop and mirror
  • Separate shower space w/ adjustable shower head, seat & sump pump
  • Electric freshwater flush porcelain toilet


Naval architect Glenn Henderson recieved kudos for the easily driven Hunter 41 hull form, featuring a nearly plumb bow, maximizing waterline length and decreasing pitching motion. Hull convexity forward and a modest stern reflex combine to flatten the stern wake, resulting in superb acceleration and surprising speed.  

  • Hull: Fiberglass / balsa sandwich above waterline, solid fiberglass bottom, structural grid reinforcement
  • Deck: Fiberglass / balsa sandwich with non-skid pattern in gelcoat
  • Wide side decks and strategically placed shrouds make transiting fore & aft easy
  • Through bolted hull to deck joint w/ full rubrail
  • Bronze through hull Fittings below waterline
  • Spade rudder w/ stainless steel shaft
  • 5' shoal draft keel
  • Multi-season bottom paint: December, 2022
  • Double anchor roller with large anchor well 
  • NEW Rocna 25 KG anchor w/ 175' HS galvanized 5/16 BBB chain (2021_
  • Fortress FX55 spare anchor w/chain & rode
  • Recessed electric anchor windlass
  • Sea water anchor washdown pump
  • Stainless steel bow pulpit 
  • Stainless steel deck handrails
  • (8) mooring cleats
  • NEW double lifelines (2020) w/ three boarding gates  
  • Large swim platform w/ telescoping ladder, freshwater shower, and storage lockers 
  • Hunter Badges, Hull & Deck Stripes replaced in 2020
  • Mast height over waterline is 62'10"


The spacious and well designed cockpit on the Hunter 41 gets high marks for human factors engineering, whether sailing or socializing. Comfy & secure with great visibility, and access to the dinghy via the sugar scoop transom.

  • Ergonomic seating with two teak covered double stern rail seats
  • A large deep lazarette to hold the 2 included Dahon folding bikes (2015)
  • Helm with single throttle control lever and a suede wrapped (2021) folding wheel 
  • Stainless steel cockpit arch w/ mainsheet traveler provides end-boom sheeting with traveler controls within reach of the helm
  • Easy access to the side decks with grabrails for safety
  • Cockpit table with folding leaves
  • Molded storage wells for keeping running rigging organized and out of the way
  • NEW Bimini & Dodger, connector in Navy (2020)
  • NEW Helm, winch and portlight covers (2022, in Navy)
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Cockpit Stereo w / speakers (2019)


The Hunter 41's B&R rig provides a powerful sail plan that puts the effort in the mainsail, with a smaller, easily tacked head sail. Short-and single-handed operation is easily handled from safety of the cockpit.  

  • NEW Standing Rigging (2021)
  • NEW Running Rigging (2022)
  • NEWER In-Mast roller furling Mainsail (Mack, 2020) 
  • NEWER Furling winch (2018)
  • 120% genoa (2015)
  • Asymmetrical Spinnaker w/halyard & snuffer
  • Whisker Pole (2021)
  • Solid Selden RodKicker boom vang w / NEW gas strut (2022)
  • Inboard genoa tracks w/ adjustable cars
  • Rope clutches enable cabin top winching within reach of cockpit
  • (1) Lewmar ST 40 winch on cabin top
  • (1) Lwemar ST44 winch on cabin top
  • (2) Lewmar ST44 winches at helm


  • NEW Raymarine Axiom Chartplotter / GPS / RADAR at helm (2020)
  • NEW Axiom Chart GPS RADAR repeater at Nav station (2020)
  • NEW Raymarine 'i70' series' Three NEW displays (2020) with flexible display options, including Wind Point / Speed, Depthsounder, Speedo / Knotlog
  • NEW Raymarine EV200Below-deck Auto-pilot (2020)
  • NEW Standard Horizon VHF and wireless mic at Helm
  • NEW AIS Transmitter / Receiver (2020)


  • Upgraded Yanmar 54HP Yanmar Diesel engine (standard is 40HP)
  • Approximately 1,980 hours on the engine
  • NEW PSS Dripless shaft seal (2020)
  • Three Blade MaxProp Feathering Propellor - Overhauled 2019
  • Balmar 110 AMP alternator
  • Lugger 6.5Kw generator w/ apprximately 800 hours
  • (2) Reverse cycle air-conditioner units (salon / fwd cabin & aft cabin)
  • Xantrex battery charger / inverter
  • NEWER Lifeline AGM batteries (2 - House, 4D, 1 - Starting GRP 24; 2017)
  • Articulating 285 Watt Solar Panel (SolarTech Quantum) mounted to davit structure and controller 
  • 12-Volt DC electrical system w/ breaker panel
  • NEW USB ports throughout (2020)
  • Electric primary bilge pump - 1500 GPH
  • Electric secondary bilge pump - 4000 GPH w/ alarm
  • Engine panel w/gauges, hour meter and alarm
  • Dual 30 AMP shore power cords
  • Shower sump pumps 
  • Holding tank w/ macerator pump
  • NEWER 11 gallon water heater (2018)
  • Isolation transformers
  • LED anchor light, rated 3NM


  • Inflatable Hypalon Rib, 10' (2014)
  • NEWER Yamaha 9.9 Four stroke outboard (2017)
  • Docklines, Fenders, Boat Hook
  • Rail mounted grill
  • SPOT Tracker System (conveys)
  • Jacklines, Harnesses, Inflatable PFDs
  • USCG safety gear, including conventional PFDs, flares, bell
  • LifeSling II MOB system

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.


Engine 1
  • Engine Make: Yanmar
  • Engine Model: 4JH4E
  • Engine Year:
  • Engine Type:
  • Drive Type:
  • Power HP: 0.00
  • Fuel Type:
  • Hours: 1980.00


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