Ker 40+

  • Reference ID 101
  • Builder McConaghy Boats(New builds)
  • Model Ker 40+
  • Ker 40+
  • Location Netherlands
  • Engine type Single
  • Material Fiberglass / Composite
  • Engine Yanmar diesel engine

Yacht description

McConaghy Ker 40+ Specification and Options List
Ker 40+ has been designed and built in accordance with requirements of ISO 12215 Category A
DVN/GL Approval (Germanischer Lloyd)

Link to Fast 40+ class

Construction Ker 40+

  • Hull and Deck constructed from vacuum consolidated eglass/epoxy/foam sandwich
  • Additional reinforcements for deck fittings and other highly loaded areas
  • Internal structure vacuum consolidated eglass/epoxy/foam sandwich construction with unidirectional reinforcements

Construction - Ker 40+ Grand Prix

  • Hull and Deck constructed from pre preg carbon/epoxy/foam sandwich
  • Additional reinforcements for deck fittings and other highly loaded areas
  • Internal structure pre preg carbon/epoxy/foam sandwich


  • Freshwater hand pump at galley sink
  • Manual Toilet (plumbed)
  • 2 x Manual Bilge
  • 2 x 50L Freshwater Bladders
  • Option Auto Electric Bilge Pump (each)


  • Option Hydraulic Headstay Cylinder with single pump mounted to cockpit side

Option: Grinder Pedestal Systems

  • Harken Grinder Pedestal System
  • Upgrade to carbon shaft (Euro's converted to USD, price is est. and subject to change)
  • Labour to install Grinder Pedestal System

Underdeck System

  • Vang Purchase system led aft under deck to control box behind traveller
  • Outhaul led underdeck to control box
  • Main cunningham led underdeck to control box
  • Main traveller lead forward to control box
  • Spinnaker Tack Lines lead aft underdeck to pit winch
  • Spinnaker Sheets led forward underdeck to primary winch
  • Halyards led under deck
  • Jib up/down led aft to cockpit sides under primary winches
  • Jib inhaler led aft to cockpit sides under primary winches
  • Jib Tack led aft to cockpit sides under primary winches

Steering Systems

  • Autoclaved prepreg carbon rudder stock
  • Corecell foam cored carbon skin rudder blade
  • Autoclaved Carbon Fibre Tiller and Spinlock Tiller Extension
  • JP3 Upper and Lower self aligning rudder bearings
  • Option McConaghy Carbon Fibre Twin Steering Wheels System
  • Option Helmsman Footchocks for wheel steering

Keel and Bulb

  • Deep SG Iron fin keel with composite fairings
  • Lead T-Bulb
  • Fin and bulb are delivered faired and undercoated and prefitted and removed


  • Autoclaved carbon fibre bowsprit
  • Bobstay Nitronic


  • 1 x Sink
  • 2 Burner gimballed racing stove (gas)
  • 4 x Pipecots - aluminium
  • Engine Box with integrated steps
  • Satin white from companionway to mast bulkhead, peel ply finish fore and aft

Exterior Finish

  • White urethane paint finish on topsides above waterline
  • White urethane paint gloss on deck areas
  • Paint finish non skid areas on foredeck, side deck and cockpit sole
  • Below waterline including keel and rudder finished with epoxy primer


  • Option Dock Box
  • Option Simple Shipping cradle for transporting boat in low position Ex Factory including shrink wrap
  • Option Galvanised Hardstand Up/Down cradle for transporting boat in low position Ex Factory including shrink wrap

Disclaimer and notes
1. Please refer to McConaghy Standard Sales Contract for full terms and conditions
2. Prices are Ex Factory China unless otherwise stated, duties, taxes, packaging and shipping are not included
3. Renderings, drawings and images may not reflect final specification detail, some items may not come as standard, please refer to Sales Contract for more detail
4. Pricing and Specifications may change without prior notice
5. This document is not contractually binding, McConaghy Boats reserve the right to withdraw this document, and or to review and update this document at our absolute discretion.
6. © McConaghy Boats - This document must not be reproduced, copied, loaned or disposed of directly or indirectly, nor used for any purpose other than that for which it is specifically furnished without the prior written consent of McConaghy Boats.



  • 1 x 2:1 Mainsail Halyard
  • 1 x Fractional Jib Halyard
  • 1 x Fractional Spinnaker/Jib Halyard
  • 2 x Masthead Spinnaker Halyards
  • 1 x Staysail Halyard
  • 1 x Mainsheet
  • 2 x Spinnaker Sheets
  • 2 x Jib Sheets
  • Traveller with purchase
  • Main Cunningham with purchase
  • Outhaul with purchase in boom
  • 2 x Reef lines
  • Vang Purchase
  • Jib Car inhaul adjuster with purchase
  • Jib lead up/down with purchase
  • 2 x Spinnaker Tack Lines
  • 2 x Topmast backstay tails

Deck and Cockpit

  • Harken Deck Gear Package
  • 7 x Spinlock Jammers with custom organisers
  • McConaghy Autoclaved glass stanchions, pushpits and pulpits
  • Option Upgrade to aerofoil carbon fibre stanchions, pushpits and pulpits
  • Stainless Steel 1/19 wire lifelines
  • Foredeck toe rails moulded to deck to ORC Standards
  • Cockpit Clipping Points and Jackstay Points
  • Option Liferaft Padeyes (Set of 4)
  • Option Silva compass supplied and installed - mounted on centreline in companionway below washboards
  • Forward sliding hatch with pneumatic inflatable seal (hand pump)
  • 6 x Dinghy hatches in cockpit sides for rope stowage
  • 7 x Harken Winch Handles
  • 7 x McConaghy Carbon Fibre Winch Handle Pockets
  • Option Additional McConaghy Carbon Fibre Winch Handle Pockets (each)
  • Option Footchock on cockpit sole (each)
  • Option Soft Rope Pad Eye on sheer forward in between first two sections of lifelines for lifeline lacing (x12)
  • Option  Harken Pro Trim Traveller system, supplied and installed
  • Option  Harken 478 Furler for staysail rebated in foredeck

Winches - Ker 40+ base boat package

  • 2 x Primary Winches - Harken B50.2 PTP (Plaintop Performa)
  • 1 x Pit Winch - Harken B46.2 STP (Self Tailing Performa)
  • 2 x Mainsheet Winches - Harken B46.2 STP (Self Tailing Performa)
  • 2 x Backstay Winches - Harken B46.2 STP (Self Tailing Performa)


  • Red/white cabin lighting in saloon, galley, head and navigation areas
  • 12 volt DC 16 switch panel
  • Battery isolator/selection switches battery switches house + engine start
  • 2 x House Batteries
  • 1 x Engine Battery
  • Navigation Lights mounted on pulpit and pushpit
  • Option LED Strip Lights, 4 Strips
  • Option Kiss Type HF Ground Plate
  • 1 x 12V Socket at Nav station
  • Option Fan supplied and installed (each)


  • 30 hp Yanmar diesel engine with Sail Drive
  • 2 Blade Folding Propeller
  • Spinlock flush throttle control
  • 40 Litre rigid plastic fuel tank
  • Option McConaghy Retractable Propulsion Unit (Upgrade)
  • Option Upgrade to 80L Fuel Tank


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.

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