Offshore Atlantic Yachts, Inc.
Sylvia and Stanley Dabney
"WORLD FAMOUS" Offshore Cruising and Liveaboard Specialists
Leading Brokers for quality cruising yachts including
40' Valiant

40’ Valiant

  • Built  in 1976
  • Located in Florida
  • $ 148,000 (US)


WINDBORNE sleeps up to six people in  a comfortable two stateroom layout.  With over 6’2” of headroom, WINDBORNE is styled with the heritage of the finest features found in the most sought after yachting accommodations.  She is  bright and well ventilated with sixteen 12 VDC lights, 2 dorades, 4 opening deck hatches( with  screens), 9 opening ports (with screens), and 4 electric fans  The interior wood work is solid teak, teak plywood veneer and solid spruce.  The cabin sole is made of solid teak and holly. 

There is a comfortable private stateroom forward with V-berth, hanging locker, storage locker, shelves port and starboard and a very large storage space under the V-berth.  The forward cabin is ventilated by an opening hatch and electric fan.

Aft of the V-berth on the port side is the Head with two doors that can be arranged to provide private access from the V-berth or the main saloon.  The head has a shower, SS sink, clothes hamper and lockers.

The main saloon features a center line drop leaf dining table which seats up to six on large comfortable settees. Above and outboard of the settees you will find book shelves and lockers, that provide abundant storage.

Aft of the dinning table on the port side is the U shaped galley that will delight the cruising grommet whether at sea or dockside.  The galley is equipped with a custom refrigerator/freezer, double SS sinks, propane range with oven, pressure fresh water system, fresh water foot pump and Formica cabinet tops. 

Aft of the starboard settee is the forward facing navigation area which features chart table, space for navigation instruments, navigation electronics, power distribution panels, book shelf,  two drawers, cabinet  and navigators seat  Aft of the navigation station is a pantry locker and a wet locker. 

Aft of the galley is the aft stateroom with full sized  berth, shelves, locker and storage below the berth. Two opening ports, deck hatch and a fan provide excellent ventilation.

Hot and Cold Pressure Water
Microwave Oven
Refrigerator, Engine driven, 4 holding plates
Stove w/oven, Hillerange, 3 burners

Autopilot, Alpha 3000
CD Player and speakers
Compass RITCHIE 6” on Pedestal 

Depth Sounder, Stowe

GPS, Furuno, GP30, 1999
Knotlog, Stowe

Loran, Furuno, LC90
Radio VHF,Standard
Radio, VHF, Motorola 
Wind Speed and Direction, Autohelm ST50

Air Conditioner, Marine Air, 16,000 Btu
Alternator- 150 amp
Batteries, Gel. Two 8D, two 4D, 800 amp hrs
Battery Charger, Sentry, 20 amp
Inverter/Charger, Heart, 2500 watt, 130 amp
Lights, Cabin 12 VDC Qty. 16
Power Outlets 120 VAC Qty3
Shore Power Cord Two--30 amp 50’
Fans, 12 VDC, Qty 4

The large and comfortable cockpit is self bailing with oversized scuppers, designed for safety and comfort in heavy weather sailing. Excellent visibility from the helmsman’s station is consistent with the proven offshore features and capabilities that the sailing world expects from a blue water yacht. The extensive list of deck hardware and safety equipment is itemized  below.

BRUCE 44# 
CQR 45#
DANFORTH  33# , deepset hi-tensile
Anchor Bow Roller Assembly, Double ,SS
Anchor Rode
BBB 3/8” galvanized chain120 ft 
BBB 3/8” galvanized chain 40 ft
3 strand nylon, ¾” dia.  300 ft
3 strand nylon  ½” dia. 200 ft
Anchor Windlass, 12 VDC, Ideal 500 lb.
Arch, Custom Al. fabricated, Radar, O/B Motor
bracket, Dinghy davit, 1998
Boarding Ladder SS
Boarding  Gates- Two Amidships

Cockpit Bimini, 1999
Cockpit Cushions- closed cell 1999
Cockpit Trim, Teak
Dock Lines-6
Dorade Boxes- 2, Custom /FRP, SS Cowl Vents
Emergency Tiller
Fenders, 3
Fire Extinguishers- 3
Flare Gun Kit, OLIN
Hand rails, SS
Horn, Whistle, Bell
Jack Lines
Life Lines- Double, SS
Life Vests-4,
Lights Navigation
Light, Search
Lights, Spreader. 2, 50 watt
Opening Ports, Nine, SS, w/ Screens
Safety Harness-2
Toe Rail is Teak
Wheel, Steering, 30” Destroyer Style


Yanmar, 4JH-TE, 55 hp
Engine Alarm—Water temperature and
Oil pressure
Fuel Filter-RACOR    
Engine Cooling- Fresh Water
Exhaust system, 1996
Propulsion System
Gear, Hurth HBW 150V, 3.0:1,  1996
Propeller -Fixed, 3 blade 18x16 1996
Propeller shaft, 1 1/8”, Aquamet, 1996      
Shaft Seal-PSS
Black Water System
Head –Lavac, w/spare gaskets    
Holding Tank  30 gal. Flexible

Marine Sanitation Device, Lectra/San
Fresh Water System
Accumulator -JABSCO
Tanks- Aluminum,Two tanks  total 150 gal.
Water Pump- Flojet     
Foot Pump in Galley (Fresh water)

Water Heater, 6 gal, 120 vac and engine Heat
Gray Water System
Bilge Pumps Manual, 2
Bilge Pump Electric/Automatic    
Thruhulls, seacocks and strainers replaced -1993

Headsail Roller Furling System by Furlex
Head Sails, 170%, 150%, 130%,
Main Sail- Original
Spinnakers, 3, Radial cut, 2 chutes
Staysail-Storm Sail, Trivial- Spars
Mast and Boom- SPAR TECH, Aluminum
Boom and Traveler System Updated     
Mast, Keel stepped
Spinnaker Pole Track, on Mast
Spinnaker Pole, Aluminum, 18.5 ft
Reaching Strut, aluminum.
Standing Rigging, SS wire

Replaced backstay and headstay
Traveler, Main Sheet, #3 Lewmar

2-BARIENT 32 Two Speed, Self Tailing
4-BARIENT 22 Two Speed
1-BARIENT 21 Two Speed
2-BARIENT 16 on Boom 
4-BARIENT Winch Handles

Assorted Hardware, Gear, Spares


The Valiant 40 has proven offshore capabilities and was designed for blue water cruising by Robert Perry. The split underbody in this design produces easy motion, stable tracking and superior sailing ability. Techniques and processes used in the original construction are of the highest yacht standards.  She has white deck and red topsides with the characteristic whale stripe that in this case is white.  This is a yacht with many custom design improvements and up grades itemized below and highlighted in the equipment list above.

Remanufactured hull and deck.  1993

Peeled three layers of glass— Relaminated with a minimum of 4 layers of biax 1708 and vinylester resin –No subsequence blisters noted

Complete rewiring of vessel per ABYC-1993
New distribution panel                

Oversized traveler system – Lewmar #3
New thruhulls, seacocks and strainers 1993
High capacity pressure water system

1996 Repowered with Yanmar 55 hp (4JH-TE)
New three blade prop 18x16

She is equipped with the requirements for blue water passage making.  She has received meticulous care and maintenance by her owners who own and operate a leading a marine service company. Her owners have decided on a life-style change which makes This sailing yacht available to the brokerage market.  She is a rare find, owned by experienced sailors and set up to be single-handed, the proper offshore system for “couple-cruising”. All manuals, warranties and original brochures are maintained aboard and will be passed on to her new owner.


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Contact:  Offshore Atlantic Yachts -
Hobe Sound, FL 33455 USA
Phone (772) 223-1583 - Fax (801) 858-5454