Price AU $495,000 No more to pay - sail away UNDER CONTRACT

AU $495,000 No more to pay - sail away
2015 Tony Grainger Design - Barefoot 40 Owner's version

A design built to cross oceans to exotic cruising grounds and share your adventure with family and friends, Barefoot cats are Graingers premier performance cruising designs that come with either dagger boards or mini keels as an option.

They are designed for ocean crossing capability with good bridge deck clearance and fine performance characteristics.

Equipped with a fully battered mainsail (2021) with 3 reefing points in a new sail bag (2024), Self tacking headsail on a profurler and NEW Code 0 (2023) with new pro furl NEX continuous furler. All sails are managed by the 5 x Lewmar 44 2-speed self tailing winches & 2 x Lewmar 48 2-speed self tailing winches.

With mini keels and hulls upto waterline built in foam composite by Noosa Marine, and above this with end grain balsa by the owner, Exhale is no exception when it comes to reputable build quality combined with sleek modern looks and a practical layout. Featuring duel helms and controls for improved visibility and easy of handling. On top of this both of the helm stations with their stainless steel wheels are managed by Marcon hydraulic steering rams keeping the steering light and easy.

High quality B&G electronics are at your fingertips including the Zues 3 12" display, NAC-3 Autopilot with duel controllers, Halo 20+ radar, AIS and plenty more!

Powered by 2 Yanmar 30HP diesel engines with SD20 sail drives using K4 electronic controllers leading to both helm stations means ample and smooth power delivery when the sails are down.

Exhale is the owner's version and features a well equipped galley up and a 3 cabin layout. The galley equipped with large volume storage options, 90L top loading freezer, 180L 2 draw stainless steel fridges, large double stainless steel sinks with separate filtered water outlet tap. For cooking you have the options of the Gas oven & grill, the thetford 3 burner gas cook top or head outside to enjoy the southern stainless cookout BBQ with 2 x 4.4kg stainless steel LPG bottles.

Next to the galley the saloon area has a drop down table that can convert into multiple different sizes for your convenience. A comfortable L- shaped lounge is situated opposite the the navigation station which would be well suited as an office space at anchor with panoramic water views.

The starboard hull is the owner's side with a spacious aft cabin and a cosy double berth, massive storage area midships as well as the electrical switch board and an ensuite bathroom with full shower and head forward. The port hull features an aft cabin with a double berth, a spacious queen berth forward and ensuite bathroom with shower and head in the bow.

All systems have been upgraded and well set up for liveaboards going for long distance cruising. 2 x 450L fresh water tanks (900L) with the addition of the Spectra 380c watermaker (60L per hr), 2 x 380L diesel tanks (760L), 20L hot water system and a Sphere 3.3kg washing machine provide all the essentials when cruising.

As for power, 380amps of Lithium with 990w Solar (3 x 330w) managed by Outback fleximax 60amp solar controller and Victron 660S battery monitor & Enerdrive 1600 watt inverter/ charger with an additional 300W inverter at the nav station, 2 x Century Marine pro start batteries and a BEP Voltage Sensing Regulator battery isolation system.

Performance is a highlight on the Barefoot 40 with reverse bows for increased waterline length and stability, her powerful rig and well shaped hulls the current owners have regularly enjoyed cruising speeds of 9-10knots in only 12-13knots of wind.
Coomera QLD
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Rego Number
Tony Grainger
Noosa Marine/ Owner
40' - 12.19m
6.9 Tonnes
Keel / Ballast
Mini Keels built to 200mm above DWL
Hull Material
Composite Foam core and West System epoxy.
Deck Material
Above waterline: Duflex balsa core and West System epoxy.
Engine Numbers: Port E17779 / Stbd E817780 2 x Yanmar 30ym30 ( RCD-3YM30X1) approx 2000 hrs each SD20 sail drives Autostream (Aus made) 3 blade Stainless Steel feathering props. KE-4+ electronic engine controllers x 2 I. E. A controller at each helm. 2 x 380 Ltr ? custom made Poly diesel fuel tanks. Steering: 2 x 800mm Stainless steel helm wheels Manual Hydraulic steering with 12v autopilot pump Marcon (AUS) hydraulic steering rams B&G NAC-3 autopilot
Engine Make
30hp Yanmar Diesels
Fuel Type
Engine Hours
2000 approximately
Number Engines
Engine Hours (2nd Engine)
2000 aproximately
Cruise Speed
6 kts under power
Autostream 3 blade stainless steel feathering props
760L (2 x 380L)
Double SS sink with separate filtered water outlet and mixer tap
Sphere 3.3kg washing machine.
180 Ltr Vitrifrigo 2 draw Stainless Steel refrigerator
90 Ltr Novacool top loading freezer
Thetford 3 burner Gas cook top, Smev Gas oven and grill
Spectra 380C 60 ltr per hour (new pressure pump April 2024)
Hot Water System
20ltr HWS heated by 240v or Stb engine
Layout Owner's side Stb:
Stb Aft, Double fore and aft, bunk
Stb Midships, Electrical switch panel and stowage
Stb Forward, Ensuite with head and shower
SeaLand Vacuflush sanitation system with porcelain bowl and diverter to holding tank or overboard.

Layout Port side:
Port side Double Berth aft
Port side Queen Berth forward
Port side Forward, Ensuite with head and shower
Lavac manual vacuum head

1 x 450-500 Ltr freshwater tank Midship port side with pressure pump
1 x 450-500 Ltr freshwater tank Midship Stb side with pressure pump
1 x 200Ltr blackwater holding tank Stb side forward with 12v pump-out
3 Cabin layout
2 x Double, 1 x Queen
2 x Ensuite with shower, 12v deck wash pump
1 x Sealand Vacuflush sanitation system with porcelain bowl and diverter to holding tank or overboard. 1 x Lavac manual vacum head.
Fusion MS-RA70N with Bluetooth and NMEA 2000 connectivity
Fusion NMEA wired remote Stb cabin (can al so view wind, depth, speed etc. )
4 x Fusion speakers, 2 in saloon and 2 in the cockpit
24 inch 12v Kogan smart TV in Stb cabin
4G antenna on top of mast with low loss cable to Nav for improved internet reception
Southern Stainless Cookout stainless steel bbq with hood, on stand 2 x 4.4 kilo stainless steel LPG bottles
3.1m Barefoot inflatable tender with chaps (cover, new 2023) Stainless steel wire and padlock (for secure tie up when ashore)
15 Hp Yamaha 2 stroke outboard with 20 ltr fuel tank
Side & aft weather protection covers
New sail bag (2024)
Ground Tackle
Sarca Anchor with pwb shortlink chain
Muir Storm 2200 electric winch operated from helm or fore deck
Muir auto chain counter at Port helm
2nd spare anchor Lewmar Delta
Safety Gear
Life ring with light, Safety Alert Epirb, Flares & Life jackets
Life Jackets
5 x inflatable life jackets
Coastal pack
Fire Protection
2 x 1kg dry powder fire extinguishers
3 x 330w solar panels
Outback Fleximax 60 amp MPPT solar controller
380 amp Lithium house bank
Enerdrive combi inverter/charger
Victron BMV-600S battery monitor
2 x Century marine pro start batteries
BEP VSR battery isolation system.
Limited Seablaze Bronze underwater light, Blue/white
300W inverter at Nav station
Electronics all new in 2020
B&G Zues 3 12inch display at Port Helm/Nav station
B&G NAC-3 autopilot
B&G Triton2 instruments x 2
B&G Triton2 autopilot controllers x 2
B&G/Simrad pump-3 12v autopilot pump (new June 2023)
B&G Halo 20+ radar 24NM range
B&G V60 marine VHS radio
B&G H60 wireless VHS handset
B&G V310 wind transducer
B&G V3100 AIS unit
B&G NSPL-500 Antenna splitter
Airmar B744 depth transducer
Muir auto chain counter at Port helm
Sail Inventory
Sails and sail bag by Barracouta Sails Port Hacking
Fully Battened main sail (New 2021) Slab reefing, 3 reefs.
Antal head car and batten cars
Self tacking head sail on Pro Furl furler
Screecher/Code 0 (New 2023) Pro furl NEX continuous furler on prodder
Sail bag (New 2024)
Mast / Rigging
Sparmaster mast and boom
Dyform compacted wire rigging
2 x Lewmar 48 2 speed self tailing winches
5 x Lewmar 44 2 speed self tailing winches
Deck Gear
Various mooring lines
4 x inflatable fenders
12v pump for watermaker
Various belts, filters, impellers etc.
Fridge seal
If you are looking for a safe, high quality built ocean capable catamaran that doesn't compromise on performance or style, come and check out this excellent Grainger Barefoot 40. Your journey starts with a single step....

CONTACT OUR OFFICE on 07 5502 3124, Sam Martel 0429 867 913 or Ian Mackenzie 0419 756 540 to arrange an inspection.
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DISCLAIMER: 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 surveyor to investigate such details as the buyer desires. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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