The C&C 40 is one of the most popular Canadian made Racer/Cruiser ever built. Its well known for having a great balance of sailing performance and speed for the race course combined with all the appropriate cruising amenities to make long voyages comfortable and safe.
The current owners have had Starlady for over 25 years. They have been to Mexico and back, all over the Pacific North West and their pride of ownership is obvious when you enter this well cared for vessel.
Starlady has been upgraded as needed over the years including a new Westerbeke engine in 2013, Nova Cool refrigeration added in 2014, Campbell Sailer Propeller in 2015, and Simrad chart plotter MNS8 in 2016.
Starlady is rigged for offshore travel including a Monitor wind vane, radar arch with Furuno 16mi radar, 150 watt solar panel, wind turbine and ham radio.
A true four season cruiser with full cockpit enclosure, also has plenty of creature comforts with a full galley, Force 10 BBQ, Fab-All, balanced draft diesel heater, cockpit cushions and plenty of berths for visiting family and friends. With lots of spare parts and most of the tools you will need Starlady is ready to go.
Starlady is an ideal boat for a couple ready to go cruising in the Pacific Northwest.
At the foot of the companion way to starboard there is the U-shaped galley with a gimballed 3 burner propane stove and oven, a top loading 2014, Nova Cool refrigerator, double SS sink with hot and cold pressured water, as well as ample storage in draws and cabinets.
To port is a good sized pilot berth (6’3″) which could be considered a double, and just ahead of this is the large chart table and navigation station
Going forward the salon features opposing bunks with a central table with two folding leaves. Above the bunks are sea berths to port and starboard which provide excellent stowage or sleeping accommodation for guests. All salon bunks are 6,6″ long.
Heating is provided by a Fab-All balanced draft diesel heater which provides warm dry heat for a cozy cabin all year long as well as a single fan bus heater below the navigatin station.
All cabinetry, joinery and bulkheads are teak, and the cabin sole features a lined teak and holly finish.
Up front is a large hanging locker to starboard and a king sized V-berth with separate storage and shelves.
To port is a full sized head with toilet, sink with foot pump, hot and cold pressure water and shower.
The C&C 40 is sloop rigged and made with a fibreglass hull with alternating layers of mat and woven roving impregnated with resin, and composite cored deck. It has a round bilge, lead fin keel and a spade hung rudder.
The hull and deck are joined by the substantial aluminum toe-rail which is bolted on using 4″ centers.
The cockpit has a full canvas enclosure with stainless steel frame as well as a substantial radar arch. Large steering wheel, compass, engine controls, wind vane self steering as well as Autohelm offer self-steering options. There is a propane BBQ, MOB pole, life ring and storage for the tender’s 8hp Tohatsu engine
Deck has stainless steel lifelines from bow to stern, grab rails on the cabin top and pleaty of room to get to the bow.
The mast uses rod rigging and has NavTech hydraulic backstay, boom vang and outhaul.
Harkin roller furling on head stay. 5/16″ S/S solid backstay with hydraulic tension adjust. Staysail [cutter] with adjustable track on the coach top. Running backstays used for offshore cruising