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Long Vent 40 - SOLD
(12,25 m) - 1981 - VENDU

Layout :

  • Length : 12,25 m (40' 1")
  • Max. Beam: 3,56m
  • Draft: 1,85m
  • Headroom: 1,80m
  • Construction Materials: GRP
  • Rigging: Sloop
  • Engine: PERKINS 65HP

Tax paid for French Polynesia.

Based in French Polynesia

Price : 5,32 M XPF / 44 600 €

Deep sea sailboat, very elegant, good condition, with a old marin inside, comfortable and high quality.

Nice boat to live and to sail.

Meticulous layout, Swiss quality. Good performance in sail.

Interior fittings :

Sleeps: 4 – 6

  • Fore: large double cabin
  • Aft cabin with 2 separately berths
  • U-shaped saloon and berth on larboard
  • Chart table on larboard
  • U-shaped galley on larboard
  • Fore: Bathroom/toilet

Listing :


Fiberglass sailboat LONG VENT 40 type, built by Swiss Manigley/stamphli shipyard in 1980 on the shores of the Geneva lake.
The long vent has been built in 10 units and arranged on request for their first owner.
The actual owners are the 4th, the boat belongs to them since 2004.
Since the purchase of the boat, they crisscrossed Polynesia, to Marquisias to Leeward slands.


PERKINS Sabre 65HP – 2000 engine (2200 hours)
Motor joint pump and new impeller
Fuel tank 450L

Sloop rigging

Standing rigging changed in 2004, wire changed in 2010
Furling mainsail of mast 2005
Furling genoa, good condition
Expendable stay for staysail
Storm jib
Symmetrical spinnaker in sock
4 winches selftailing on bridge and 2 on the mast

Ground tackle

LOFRANS electric windlass 1000 W with telecommand
Main anchor: FOB anchor + 70m of 10mm chain (2009)
Additionnal anchors: CQR and FORTRESS


Fresh water: 600L in 3 tanks
Sink, sea salt in the sink (foot pump), fresh water (electric pump 2004)
Heating water 30L on engine/220V (2009)
Many tidying up in the galley
DANFOSS fridge 12V (large capacity)
1 shower
New toilet


House batteries: 5 x 100 Ah (2015)
Battery engine (2015)
Solar panels: 2 x 130W (adjustable) and 3 x 75W (2008), in total 485W
Inverter 12 V/220V - 600W

Electronics and navigation tools

LOWRANCE GPS, PACIFIC mapping card reader (2010)
LOWRANCE sounder
BLU (IC718) with pactor for emails
AUTOHELM 3000 auto pilot
Radio + loud speakers


WALKERBAY hard annex 10’ with oars, rudder and central drifts


Approved first category sailboat
EPIRB sea mark distress GPS integred
Road fire and anchor LED at the masthead


2 tarpaulns mounted on rails along the boom, rain water recuperator and solar protection
Removable dodger
Removable bimini with 3 solar panels support
Many pieces of rechange engine
Varnishes and paints inside engine in 2014
Hull valve changed in 2010
ALCANTARA saddlery
Treatment anti osmosis realised in 2011 with the hull paint
Teck bridge remade by a professional in 2012 with CP MARINE and 8 coat of paint bi composant
Last bottom paint: 2013

Main Strength

Meticulous layout, Swiss quality, Solid wood, single construction.
Inside well maintained.
Good performance to sail (profiled keel)
The boat is overmotorized: 65HP against 40HP (original).

Last modified : 08/06/2020


The boat's inventories are based on the indications given by the owners and even if we do our best to see that they are in accordance with the reality, there might be some differences. The boat's and equipment's condition has to be checked jointly by the buyer and seller before the sale. The respective responsibilities of both the seller and the buyer remain intact. In no case can Raiatea-yacht be held responsible for any defect on the boat.

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