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Name: Down Draft
Builder: C&C YACHTS
Model: 37/40 Plus
Length: 39' 6" (12m)
Beam: 12' 7" (3.83m)
Year Built / Refit: 1990
Engines: 1 x Yanmar 3HM35F
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The 37/40 Plus is a fabulous performance cruiser with speed and agility. This example has seen fastidious care and upgrades too lengthy to mention here. She has not been raced, only cruised. There is not another outfitted like this one. Click on the full specifications to have all the details. Call to see her here in Sales Tax free RI.


Furthest forward is the 6 foot 4 inch V berth, cabinets outboard, storage in aft corner cabinets and a vanity with hot and cold pressure water sink. Next aft is the salon with a single convertible settee to port and a L-shaped settee that converts to a 6 foot 6 inch double berth to starboard. There is a centerline teak folding leaf dining table. Next aft to port is the navigation station with the enclosed head with shower stall aft. To starboard is the L-shaped galley and the aft master stateroom with a 6 foot 5 inch by 5 foot centerline berth, abundant shelves and cabinets for storage.

The interior joiner work is teak with an off white hull liner, teak ceiling and the sole is teak and holly. There are 5 overhead hatches for ventilation in the forward cabin, main salon, galley and head. There are 12vdc fans throughout. The aft cabin has  4 opening ports and fans.

Galley and Head

Large insulated ice box
Sea Frost engine driven refrigeration
Nova Cool 12 vdc refrigeration
Force 10, gimballed 3 burner propane stove with oven
Double sink with hot and cold pressure water
Seaward propane control solenoid and propane tanks

Manual pump head
Vanity sink with hot and cold pressure water
Jabsco accumulator tank and pump designed for consistent water pressure
Separate shower stall with sump pump
Seaward S-600-W 120vac water heater with heat exchanger plumbing (2016)
Holding tank with overboard discharge and deck pumpout fittings
Whale macerator pump
Acu-gage Ultra 8 tank system monitor


12vdc Ship's circuit breaker panel with indicator lights, tank monitor and battery monitor
1 Lifeline 12vdc AGM engine start battery 8-2018
3 Lifeline 12vdc AGM house battery bank 8-2018
1 12vdc generator start battery
12vdc battery test panel with amp meter and volt meter
Mastervolt BTM-III battery monitor
Magnum Energy 120vac/12vdc charger/inverter for AGM batteries
120vac charger for the generator start battery
Mastervolt Mass 12/250 inverter for Television
120vac circuit breaker panel
30 amp shore power inlet with cable
3.5kw generator (2012)

Electronics and Navigation

Raymarine C90 radar/chartplotter display
Raymarine ST70 Autopilot controls
Raymarine ST60+ depth sounder
Raymarine ST60+ Knot/log meter
Raymarine ST60+ Wind direction/velocity/meter
Raymarine ST60+ Graphic display
2 KVH 103AC electronic tactical compass displays
Ritchie binnacle mount compass

Navigation Station;
Raymarine C170 navigation display
Raymarine ST70 multi function control
Raymarine ST70+ multi function display
Uniden ES UM625C VHF radio with remote WHAM Mike
Speedtech multi function weather instrument
Insignia 22 inch flat screen TV/DVR
Glomex electric TV antenna
Kenwood KDC-MP819, 200 watt Sirius ready AM/FM/CD/MP3 stereo
All Electronics 2013

Hull and Deck

CQR Anchor on bow roller, chain and rode
Spare anchor and rode
Anchor wash down
Bow rail
Side stanchions with double lifelines, port and starboard boarding gates
Canvas grab rail covers, main sail cover, dodger, bimini with connector and pedestal wheel cover
Custom cockpit cushions with lifeline seat backs
Teak cockpit table
Stern rail
MOB system
Life ring
Transom door with swim boarding ladder
Transom mounted antenna mast
Garhauer tender engine hoist
Tender engine storage mount
2001 Novuarania 12 foot fiberglass bottom inflatable tender
Yamaha 15hp Four Stroke electric start outboard engine
Fairclough canvas winter cover with frame

Sails and Rigging

Quantum Mainsail
Quantum 130 Genoa
Cruising Spinnaker
130 Genoa
Storm Jib
All 10 years old

Aluminum spar stepped on keel
Aluminum boom
Aluminum spinnaker pole
Harken roller furling headstay
Solid boom vang
Navtech S/S continuous rod rigging (2007)
1X19 wire midstay
Navtech hydraulic backstay panel
Lewmar mast lead blocks, deck organizers and sheet stoppers

2 Barient 32ST primaries
2 Barient 28ST Cabin top
2 Barient 22-39ST Cabin top

Mechanical Equipment

Fresh water cooling system
Raw water sea strainer
Racor fuel water separator with gauge
Dripless shaft seal
Engine and transmission mounts (2015)
Edson pedestal steering with 54inch destroyer wheel
Balmar high output alternator
Balmar Charge controller
Salon mounted Force 10 FD 100 PR OXD propane cabin heater
New starter, solenoid and bump solenoid 8-2018

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 agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.