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1998 Cabo Rico Northeast 400

Guernsey, United Kingdom


A rare opportunity to acquire one of these unique motor sailers this side of the Atlantic. This Northeast 400, designed by Mark Ellis and built by Cabo Rico Custom Yachts, has been configured for comfortable and easy two handed cruising. It was first commissioned in 2000 for its sole owner in Guernsey after having been on display at the Earls Court Boat Show in London (copy of Yachting Monthly report available on request). A seriously well constructed yacht, renowned for their performance and stability, offering spacious accommodation for 4/6 with a well equipped galley, comfortable pilothouse and well protected cockpit. Fully maintained with detailed service history available on request. British Part 1 Registered.

Basic Boat Info

Price: £85,000 (Sale Pending)
Tax Status: Not Paid
Make: Cabo Rico
Model: Northeast 400
Year: 1998
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 41.99 ft / 12.8 m

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH2-UTE
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 100hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
  • Year: 1998


Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Motorsailers, Pilothouse, Cruisers
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Martin Lovell
Lovell Yachts Limited


Lovell Yachts Limited
Castle Emplacement St Peter Port
Guernsey, GB, GY1 1AU
Tel:+44 (0)1481 716880

  • Length overall: 42’0” (12.82 M)
  • Waterline length: 34’0” (10.36 M)
  • Beam: 13’8” (4.17 M)
  • Draft: 5’0” (1.52 M)
  • Displacement: 9955 Kg
  • Diesel (2 tanks): 126 Gal (573 Lt)
  • Fresh water (2 tanks): 180 Gal (818 Lt)
Mechanical and electrical
  • 100 hp Yanmar 4JH2-UTE 4 cylinder turbo charged diesel engine driving fixed 3 blade propeller via a 2:67 reduction gearbox
  • Dual station instrumentation (1312 hours) and single lever engine controls
  • Assortment of engine spares (filters, belts, consumables etc)
  • Whitlock rack and pinion mechanical steering with leather covered wheel and emergency tiller in cockpit
  • Hydraflex hydraulic steering in pilothouse
  • 12 volt electrical system (5 x 105 Ah batteries – 2013 / 2014) with isolator switches and full circuit breaker protection
  • 240 volt shore supply with ring main (including socket in engine compartment) and Heart battery charger / inverter
  • Marlec 514 wind generator
  • 2 x 70 watt photoelectric panels on pilothouse roof
  • Eberspacher cabin heating
  • Lofrans electric anchor windlass
  • Pressurised hot and cold fresh water system with back up pumps in galley
  • Holding tank (180 Lt)
  • Rule automatic electric bilge pump
  • Overhead cockpit light
  • White LED / red night lighting throughout boat
  • Engine compartment blower
  • Windscreen wiper
  • Deck saloon electric fans (2)
  • Pioneer stereo radio / CD player with speakers in mid cabin and pilothouse
  • 14” LCD TV in mid cabin with Glomex mast head antenna
  • Automatic fire extinguishers in engine compartment (2)
Spars and sails
  • Selden single spreader deck stepped Furlin mast, boom and rod kicker
  • S/s standing rigging (January 2013) with Furlex 300S genoa furling / reefing system (grounded for lightning protection)
  • Braid running rigging with mainsail controls led aft to Hood line driver , Lewmar 30ST winch and clutches (4)
  • Lewmar 44ST primary winches (2)
  • Lewmar 30ST halyard winch with clutches (2) on mast
  • Sail wardrobe includes Hood roller mainsail, Hood 130% roller genoa and Crusader cruising chute
Navigation equipment
  • Simrad CR40 radar / chart plotter with scanner mounted on front of mast
  • Simrad AP11 autopilot with cockpit helm repeater
  • Skanti 1000P DSC VHF radio with Hawk mast head antenna and cockpit speaker
  • Furuno navtex receiver
  • Autohelm ST60 Tridata speed / distance log and depth sounder with cockpit helm repeaters
  • McMurdo SeaMe active radar transponder
  • Garmin GPS38 hand held GPS
  • Simrad HT50 hand held VHF radio
  • 2 x Compasses (Ritchie / Polaris)
  • Clock and barometer
  • Navigation lights including chart table light, combined steaming / deck light and mast head tricolour / anchor light
  • Spacious white and solid teak interior with teak / holly flooring throughout
  • Large forward master cabin with double berth and deck hatches
  • Heads compartment to port with marine toilet, shower with folding seat, wash hand basin, s/s dorade vent and direct access to master cabin
  • Mid cabin opposite with longitudinal settee (pulls out to form double berth) and privacy curtain
  • Fully equipped galley to port with Force 10 4 burner gas cooker / grill / oven, Samsung microwave oven, Waeco fridge / freezer, remote gas shut-off valve, 2 x s/s sinks and a full set of saucepans, crockery, cutlery etc
  • Steps up to very large, light and airy pilothouse with 6’6” headroom and all round visibility
  • Inside helm position and chart table to starboard
  • Comfortable dinette arrangement with central folding teak table and settee berths either side (back rests lift up to reveal full width bunks)
  • Good access to engine compartment
  • Opening deck hatches and centre opening windscreen panel provide more than ample ventilation in pilothouse
  • Sliding doors to large open cockpit with teak grating and wheel pedestal
  • Fixed varnished teak cockpit table with folding leaves
  • Transom gate for ease of boarding
  • Good access to wide side decks
  • Masses of stowage throughout boat including hanging wardrobe in forward cabin, drinks cabinet and 2 large cockpit lockers
Safety equipment
  • 6 man life raft
  • Life belts (2)
  • Dan Buoy with light
  • Seago man overboard recovery sling
  • Ocean flare pack
  • Gas inflated lifejackets (4)
  • Haztec gas alarm
  • Manual fire extinguishers (3)
  • Fire blanket
  • Tepco 10’ GRP clinker style tender with new floorboards
  • S/s lowering tender davit
  • Telescopic beaching legs (The Yacht Leg Company)
  • S/s bow sprit with dual anchor rollers
  • Portable boarding ladder
  • 20 Kg Kobra II anchor with chain (80 M) and chain stop
  • 15 Kg Bruce anchor with chain and warp (60 M)
  • Warps and fenders (10)
  • Henderson manual bilge pump
  • Boathooks (2)
  • Outboard motor storage bracket
  • Fishing rod holder
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Windscreen cover
  • Cockpit table cover

In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract.  A prospective Purchaser is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.

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