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Sun Fizz 40 - 1981
(11,75 m) - 1981

Layout :

  • Length : 11,75 m (38' 6")
  • Length overall : 12.30m (41')
  • Length at waterline: 11.75 m (36')
  • Beam: 3.85m (12'6")
  • Draft: 1.95m (6'4")
  • Material: Fiberglass
  • Rigging: Sloop
  • Engine: YANMAR 50 HP

French flag. Tax paid for French Polynesia.

Based in French Polynesia

Price : 5,19 M XPF / 43 500 €

3 double cabins. Robust and habitable sailing boat.

Well-equipped for blue water sailing.

Perfectly fitting life aboard, blue-water sailing, rental or teaching.

Interior fittings :

6 to 8 sleeps - 3 double cabins

  • Double cabin fore
  • Head with toilet fore on port
  • Saloon (table convertible into double berth)
  • L-shaped galley on port
  • Chart table on starboard
  • 2 Double cabins aft

Listing :

Building and history

Monolithic fiberglass sailboat Sun Fizz type built in 1981 by the Jeanneau shipyards, Les Herbiers, according to the design of the architect Philippe Briand. She sailed from the Mediterranean to the Pacific including Polynesia. 3rd owner.
The boat was reconditioned and improved between 1998 and 2000, anti-osmosis preventive treatment in 2006, rudder reconditioned and reinforced in 2004, forestay base reinforced, mast and boom from 2000, releasable forestay with Pelican hook on chainplate, backstay with turnbuckle, portholes changed in 2000.
In 2001: cooling water pump, seawater turbine, 60m of chain of 10, 3 house batteries, 1 engine battery, stuffing box, cutlass bearing, Wc drain pipe dismantled and cleaned, reverser plate behind throttle, fridge evaporator, bottom paint.

A word of the owner

This sailboat goes up very well close to the wind.
I'm selling her for health reasons and moving abroad.


YANMAR 4JH2E - 50 HP installed in 1997 - 6093 hours
Consumption : 3 L/h
Stainless steel diesel tank of 150 L
Control panel inside in the companionway, accessible but protected from the sea spray
New spare parts : fuel filter and prefilter, oil filter, impeller, set of belts
Volvo shaft seal
Stainless steel/graphite bearings
Three-blade propeller
cutlass bearing of 2021
Coolant water pump
Fan (hot air extractor)

Sloop Rigging

SPARCRAFT mast (2000)
SPARCRAFT boom (2000) with reef, lazzy jacks and lazzy bag
SOROMAP shrouds (2010)
Genoa furler FACNOR SD200
Reinforced forestay chainplate in 2015
Releasable forestay with Pelican hook on chainplate (fastening with through-hook on bow)
Backstay with turnbuckle
Laminated glass fabric reinforcements + stainless steel counter plates on shroud chainplate fasteners (2012)
Easy inspection of chainplate fasteners through the interior fittings

Sails to be completely revised
Mainsail KLEIN 4 reefs (repaired 2000)
Genoa DEME VOILES on furler (2010)
Jib with reef on snap hooks
Storm jib on snap hooks

Mast :
1x HARKEN 40 Self Tailing + camlock on mainsail and GSE halyards
1x LEWMAR 8 + cleat on jib halyard or stormjib
1x BARLOW 19 + cam cleat on reefing lines and rim
Roof / Piano :
2x BARLOW 23 + cam cleats on mainsheet, mainsheet vang, Spinnaker halyard, topping lift, spinnaker vang and pole topping lift.
Cockpit :
2x LEWMAR 54 Self Tailing on genoa or jib sheet
2x BARLOW 25 + cleats on spinnaker arm and furling halyard
Electric winch handle (12V)

Ground tackle

1000W GOIOT windlass with remote control and engine in fore cabin: protected from the spray (1999)
Main anchor : flat anchor 16 kg (2017) + 60 m chain of 10 (2021)
2 Additional spare anchors (20 Kg and 14 Kg)


Fresh water : 2 x 110 L and 200 L stainless steel tanks + 5 jerry cans of 20 L, for a total of more than 400 L
Shower outside in the cockpit
Electric pressure water unit with water pressure inlet and outlet:
=> galley, head and cockpit shower: installed
=> starboard aft cabin: available
Seawater: 1 electric seawater pump under the sink to supply the galley and cockpit with pressurized seawater (for shower or dishes) with a switch for drying (comfort + safety)
SEY two-burner gas stove and oven
Chest refrigerator with WAECO cooling unit (2015), accessible for gas refill, double ventilation, new evaporator
Double sink with pressurized fresh water and pressurized sea water
1 Toilet, possibility to add a second one in the starboard cabin
Marine toilet
Head washbasin with fresh water under pressure
Kenwood CD player + 2 speakers


3 * 95 Ah leaded house batteries, total 285 Ah (2021)
Independent lead engine battery 95Ah (2021)
Engine alternator 55 A
4 Solar panels SIEMENS (2 * 60 W + 2 * 75 W) (2005)
Wind vane AEROGEN 6 with charge controller (2005) (spare blades)
12V circuit redone in 2000
220 V circuit: shore power in starboard cockpit locker (20 m of wire)
4 * 220V Grounded outlets in the boat (chart table, saloon, toilets)
NEMO 12V/50A charger, 3 outputs
Differential circuit breaker 30 mA-220 V
Inverter 12V/220V 300W with USB plug (2012)
Spare parts: identical cinverter, new, miscellaneous parts
LED lighting in cabins, saloon, galley and toilet

Electronics and navigation instruments

FURUNO wall-mounted GPS (1999, screen to be reviewed)
GARMIN Legend Etrex handheld GPS
Radar FURUNO M821 (1999, screen to review)
Sounder RAYMARINE (2014), display in cockpit
VHF ICOM (2003)
Portable VHF USHIP (2010)
VHF President (2009)
Iridium phone
Standart C THRANE & THRANE (weather fax, mails, maydays, GPS)
Autopilot AUTOHELM ST 7000 (+ spare engine, tired screen)
Emergency autopilot TP32 on tiller (new, used only 4h for test)
Steering wheel (+ spare tiller)
PLASTIMO Olympic 135 compass on tiller (air bubble)
Skywatch Elle hand-held anemometer


Dinghy Prowave 3,5 m (2020)
Mercury 3.5 HP, 4-stroke engine (2018) (2 new spare propellers)
2 Anchors

Safety equipment

SEASAFE 6-people liferaft (last revision 2017, plan for the next)
Epirb distress beacon (2020)
Dan buoy
3 Life jackets
2 Harness vests
Horseshoe buoy
Parachute anchor
3 ABC powder extinguishers (to be revised)
Flares (to be changed)
Manual bilge pump, operated from cockpit
Electric bilge pump, operated from the engine room
1 Electric bilge pump under sink to supply galley and cockpit with pressurized sea water (for shower or dishes) with switch for drying (comfort + safety)
7 Fenders
2 Walkie-Talkies
3 Gaffs
Audible alarms...


Bimini on stainless steel hoop (2013)
Rigid fiberglass/polyester laminate dodger with solar panel attachment (2016)
Aft platform with stainless steel swim ladder
Stainless steel aft gantry with wind generator, solar panels, antennas and suspension dinghy
Hatchways and portholes changed in 2000
Stainless steel pushpit and pulpits at mast
Stainless steel deck handrails and hood
Aluminium bow pulpit (2015)
Cast aluminum bow roller and davit modified and reinforced in 2015
Life lines
Interior layout modified and redone in 1998-2000
All cabins are equipped with very comfortable 12 cm double-layer foam mattresses
Many storage spaces
Possibility to reinstall the toilet in the starboard cabin
2 External mattresses
Marine charts
Emergency ladder
Telescopic folding ladder
1 Gas bottle
Spare parts : 1 new water pump, 1 manual pump for galley, 1 complete toilet (bowl + manual pump) + new seals, miscellaneous parts
Many spare parts (plumbing, fittings, electricity, engine, hoses, filters, pulleys, shackles, snap hooks...)
Numerous mooring lines and ropes, "watering" hoses, one of which is 20 m long, new condition, buckets
Small anchors (3)...
Mosquito nets adapted for all openings
Comforters, pillows, sheets
Complete set of dishes
Solar shower for outside (+ one new)
Vacuum cleaner 12 V
Numerous tools: jigsaw, drill, vice, miscellaneous tools...
Maintenance book since 2009
Invoices, notices and maintenance manuals for all materials and equipment

Last bottom paint : April 2021 (anti fouling semi-erodible)

Main strengths

Control lines led aft to the cockpit.
Ideal for solo sailing.

Last modified : 13/01/2023


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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