Co Wexford Ireland
Built in Denmark in 2006 this 2 owner examples is probably the highest specification you will find.
|Length over all:||40'|
Nordship 40 DS – This specimen is probably the highest level of specification ever built.
Boat and equipment are built according to EU guidelines for CE certification and approved to Category A-ocean.
Hull and deck
• Below the waterline treated with epoxy primer and antifouling
• Teak on side decks, cockpit sole, cockpit seats and bathing platform
• Solid teak toe rail
• 6 stainless steel integrated mooring cleats
• Anchor with 30 metres of chain
• Stainless steel pulpit, push pit and guard rail with wire
• Bathing ladder in stainless steel
• 4 skylights
• Windscreen wiper at starboard front screen
• 2 Dorade ventilators
• Wheel steering with rudder brake, leather on wheel
• Mainsheet mounted on bridge deck between the two cockpits
• 2 x Andersen ST 46 self-tailing genoa winches Electric ,as extra on this boat
• Cave lockers in cockpit coming
• 4 lines lead back from mast to cockpit through friction free s/s pipes in the superstructure
Rig and sails
• Fully battened mainsail
• Jib with headsail roller reefing and self-tacking system
• Boom supplied with outhaul, 2 reefs and rod kicker
• 1 x Andersen halyard winch mounted on mast
• Mechanical backstay adjuster.
• 4-cylinder Fresh water cooled Volvo Penta diesel D2-55 55HP
• 3 blade fixed propeller Folding propeller on this boat as extra
• Engine control panel with alarm, start and stop and rev counter
• Stainless steel fuel tank. Capacity. 375 litres
There is 1 Bow Thruster and 2 Stern Thrusters all controlled from the deck steering position.
• 12 volt system with 100 AH starter battery and 3 X 100 AH auxiliary/general use batteries. Separate batteries are installed to power the thrusters.
• Electrical control panel with gauge for water, fuel and waste tank and a 12 volt socket
• 220 volt shore connection with 50 AH charger and 3 x 220 volt sockets
• 220 volt heating of hot water
• International approved navigation lights and deck light
• Halogen spots in the ceiling, up lights / reading lights on bulkheads, working light in galley and chart lamp
Navigation, Electronics & VHF
A fully integrated Raymarine Seatalk system has been installed with an E120 screen in the main saloon with a repeater E80 screen at the helm. The system has full chart plotting features together with radar and AIS receiver. The VHF has saloon and deck mounted stations and feature DSC distress system. A Raymarine remote control steering unit is linked to the auto helm. A separate Navtex unit is located at the chart table.
Water, waste water
• Stainless steel freshwater tanks ca. 2 X 200 litre (400 litres total)
• Waste tank ca. 90 litre
• Pressurised water system with hot and cold water
• Hot water prepared by the engine and shore connection
• 2 Marine WCÂ´s Upgraded on this boat
• Electric pump for shower drain
• Electric- and manual pumps for the bilge
• Gas oven with 2 burners Grill extra on this boat
• 110 litre built in refrigerator
• Plates, cups and glasses for 6 persons
• Chest Freezer extra on this boat
• Microwave oven extra on this boat
• 4 fenders
• 4 warps
• Ensign staff
• 2 winch handles
• Emergency tiller
• 3 fire extinguishers
Hull and deck
Hull and deck is hand laminated. The Dark blue sheerline and waterlines are moulded into the gel coat. Sandwich construction, including deck and superstructure is used down to the reinforcement frame where the hull is solid. The Hull and deck is bonded and bolted. The lead keel with its composite shaft is bolted to the hull with stainless steel bolts. GRP Rudder with Aluminium rudder stock. The hull below the waterline is treated with Epoxy primer and antifouling.
Teak on side decks, cockpit sole, cockpit seats and bathing platform. A robust and solid teak toe rail ensures safety along with an integral laminated non slip surface. Stainless steel grab rails mounted on deck saloon roof. On the forward cabin top is mounted an integrated self-tacking system for the jib, 3 skylights and 2 Dorade ventilators. Windows in aluminium frames with Securit glass in the deck saloon. One way glass in saloon for additional privacy Skylight mounted in deck saloon. 6 heavy cleats integrated in the toe rail. Guardrail, pulpit and pushpit in stainless steel. anchor, bow roller and 30meters of chain. Anchor locker in foredeck with space for a 1000 watt anchor winch. Bathing ladder on platform is also included.
Mini removable davits are located on the transom to carry a dingy. An outboard bracket is fixed to the transom rail.
A 6-person life raft and carrier frame is fitted on the top of the saloon roof..
Cockpit is divided into 2 sections; the forward section is absolutely free of ropes and lines and gives comfort-able seating for 6-8 persons. From the forward cockpit section access is made to the deck saloon via the companionway, which includes a sliding acrylic hatch and a folding door in teak. On the port side of the forward cockpit there is access to the large cockpit providing deck access to the large workshop storage area with walk-in access from the owners cabin en-suite. In the aft cockpit, is mounted the steering pedestal with wheel covered in leather, rudder brake, electrical throttle and a compass. Behind the wheel there is also a large locker under the aft seat. The engine control panel with rev. counter and alarms is mounted in the coaming. All sheets and halyards are led back to the helm position and are controlled by the 2 x Andersen Electric ST46winches. The lead of the lines, from mast to cockpit is hidden under the coach roof and pass through individual continuous stainless steel tubes to ensure no snags and wear or tear by friction. On the bridge deck between the 2 cockpits, the traveller is mounted. Both cockpits are self-draining.
Mast rig and sails
Silver anodised mast with 9/10 rigging and 2 sets of spreaders. The mast is stepped on deck and supported by a steel compression tube from the deck to the keel. The boom is fitted with outhaul, rod kicker and 2 reefs. On the mast there is a winch for the genoa halyard. The main halyard and the reefing lines are lead back to the genoa winch through pipes in the superstructure. Backstay with mechanical backstay adjuster. Furling jib with the furling line lead back to the cockpit and self tacking system. Fully battened main sail. All bottle screws have bronze barrels to avoid binding. Windex fitted in mast top.
4-cylinder Fresh water cooled Volvo Penta Diesel D2-55 55HP with sail drive fitted and 3 blade folding propeller to ensure smooth and low vibration running. Saildrive seal replaced in 2016. Fitted with a Fuel and seawater filter. Effective sound insulation with rubber plate with lead and over that a foam also with lead inside. The whole insulation is protected against dirt by an aluminium foil. Good access to the engine room from all sides. Engine control instrument with rev-counter acoustic alarms, start and stop, is mounted in the cockpit. One hand gear and speed control is fitted on the steering pedestal. The engine is served by a 375 Litre fuel tank in stainless steel.
12 volt system with 100 AH engine start battery and 3X 100 AH auxiliary/general use batteries, plus 2 additional batteries for the bow and stern thrusters. Isolated circuits. Master switch and control panel with fuses, voltmeter, 12 volt socket and gauges for water, fuel and waste tank. 115 AH 3 phase generator charge level control on engine. 220 volt shore connection with50 AH charger, Fuse Indicator test panel, and 3 x 220volt sockets and 220 volt heating for hot water. Lighting throughout the boat. Halogen spots in the headlining, reading lamps, working light in galley and chart lamp. International compliant LED navigation lights, steaming light, anchor light and deck light. Combined Speed and echo sounder. All electrical outputs run through individual solenoids which prevent corrosion of circuits, a common problem with AC systems.
Water and waste water
Heat exchanger on the engine and 220 volt shore power provides hot water. Electric pressurised water to sinks and shower. 2 x 200 Litres freshwater tanks in stainless steel. 90 Litre Waste tank with vacuum drain in deck or draining into the sea via seacock. Electric shower drain (over board) and electric and manual bilge pumps.
Top quality mahogany in Matt finish varnish. Panelled doors and locker doors with solid frames. Floors in matt varnished teak on ply with inlaid bright stripes. Ceiling cover in white leatherette with mahogany inserts.All upholstery in dark blue material with fleks of colour. Curtains /blinds to all side Windows and skylights.
To port the deck salon has a large U-shaped sofa around a spacious dining table, which is raised to ensure, a panoramic view through the extensive windows while seated. The windows are reflective meaning passengers inside can see out clearly while those outside cannot easily see in. The saloon table is electrically adjustable for height enabling it to be lowered so that it can convert the saloon seating into a double bed. Under the raised floor is storage in a drawer. To starboard there is a large chartable with switchboard and space for numerous instruments. An internal helm position is offered optionally. At the chart table there is offered a height adjustable chair, which can be lifted off its bracket and used at the saloon table while docked in a harbour. Cupboards and storage abound. The electronic safe and cavernous storage areas are concealed behind the saloon upholstery
The main floor of the saloon can be raised on air suppressed hinges to access a large basement storage area
An LCD TV is fitted opposite the saloon couch.
To starboard forward of the saloon, there is a large longitudinal Corian galley with white work surface, gimballed oven with 2 burners. Double sink with hot and cold pressurised water, 110 litre build in refrigerator with mahogany veneer door trim. Lots of drawers and cupboards, of which one is laid out for the storage of plates, cups and glasses for 6 persons, which is also included.
The fore cabin includes a large double berth. Aft of the berth there is a hanging locker. 2 storage drawers under the berth The hull is panelled with horizontal solid mahogany stripes. Above the berth on both sides there are cupboards and shelves. In the roof there is a large skylight with blind.
2 x toilet rooms with bulkheads in white laminate. One in the front, between fore cabin and the guest bed-room and one in front of the aft cabin to the port. Doors and trim in mahogany, and Corian on the floor. The forward toilet room is equipped with marine WC and wash basin, the aft one is further equipped with shower and automatic shower drain. From the shower there is access to the cockpit locker/ workshop, where the hot water boiler is placed.
Walk way to aft cabin / evening saloon / Library / Snug
The through fare to the aft cabin provides an excellent retreat providing 2 armchairs, library shelving and drinks cabinet to the starboard side of the evening saloon. The drinks cabinet creates 2 arm chairs, but can be lifted clear to create an excellent sea berth for when on passage. To the opposite there is an additional armchair and the engine box, which can be used as a table, over the engine there is a fine place for a television.
A luxury "owner's cabin" with a large double bed and access from both sides. Many cupboards and lockers provide storage. The hull is panelled with horizontal solid mahogany stripes.