2015 Blue Jacket 40 Cruiser / Racer


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This aggressively priced Blue Jacket is one of the true deals on the sailboat circuit today.   The results of a collaboration between Tim Jacket (Tartan Yachts) and Bob Johnson (Island Packet yachts), the performance oriented go-anywhere Blue jacket 40 is a dream to sail and represents a unique blend of safety, build quality comfort and performance, both at the dock and under sail.  

   With a stunning dark blue hull, white cabin and decks and light gray nonskid, she is a beautiful example of the boatbuilder’s art..   She is powered by a 40 HP with approximately 278 hours.  The fully battened mainsail is raised with an electric halyard winch and lowers easily into a pocket boom.   She also carries an  95% furling jib on a carbon fiber Hoyt self-tending jib-boom, as well as a carbon fiber reacher set on a Harken furler.   A finely balanced helm and electric primary winches make for precise control in all conditions.   B&G has your electronics fully covered with radar, chartplotter, and autopilot.  “All Blues” is equipped with a bow thruster, Webasto Air-top heater, Spectra Ventura 150 watermaker, and Lofrans Project 1000 windlass with 300 feet of chain.  The current owner had planned to go cruising, but his plans have changed.   If you are looking for a fast, comfortable passage-maker that is ready to go, this is your boat !

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Builder: Island Packet
Designer: Tim Jacket and Bob Johnson
Keel: Fin
Hull Shape: Monohull

LOA: 39 ft 10 in
Beam: 12 ft 4 in
LWL: 35 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 7 ft 10 in
Displacement: 17900 lbs
Ballast: 6285 lbs
Bridge Clearance: 62 ft 6 in

Total Power: 40 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 2015
Engine Model: 3JH40
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 280
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 40 HP

Fresh Water Tanks: (110 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (40 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: (25 Gallons)

Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2

Electrical Equipment
Electrical Circuit: 12V

Outside Equipment/Extras
Electric windlass

Entering a very comfortable companionway with 4 even stairs you find yourself in an open, bright and welcoming salon.  Hugh full galley to starboard of the companionway, the Admira’sl domain and with all the storage … don’t give the Captain ANY idea that he can have a cubby or drawer for his special tools !!   He has all the space needed, adjacent with his in line Nav station to port .   Port also gives you access to the aft double berth stateroom with hanging locker and seat area.  As you move forward the salon opens up with settees port and starboard .   Forward on the port bulkhead is a beautiful table that lowers down, dining along port side and with a flip of the table leaf you are now serving a group !!   Now that the table is down .. the liquor cabinet is at your finger tips !   Moving forward you have a large head to port, with 2 accesses (salon and stateroom).  Electric, fresh water flush Raritan head, vanity with solid acrylic countertop and integral fiddles, sink and storage cabinets.  Adjacent to starboard is hanging lockers.  Forward is a large V-berth stateroom and ample storage. Numerous cabin side opening ports, fixed hull ports and overhead hatches with retractable shades and screens, creating a bright and well ventilated interior environment.

Interior cabinetry and bulkheads are finished with a harmonious blend of richly varnished Sapele mahogany hardwood.  The cabin sole in the galley, nav and head areas is molded slip-resistant gelcoat.   Varnished tongue and groove solid Sapele and oak hardwood soles in the salon and forward and aft cabin. 

  • 2 cabin / single head layout
  • Dark blue ultra-leatherette salon cushions
  • “Air Top” 1500 Webasto Heater
  • (10) SS opening cabin port lights
  • (6) SS hull ports
“All Blues” galley is to starboard of the companionway.   If I say it is the “BOMB” … it’s breath taking !   A large wrap-around galley with premium solid acrylic counters with integral fiddles.   Storage .. Storage …. and unbelieve working counter space.  Thanksgiving … no problem !!

  • AC/DC Vitrifrigo under-counter stainless steel refrigeration / freezer drawers..
  • Deep double SS sink
  • Pressure hot / cold water
  • Manual pump (cold only)
  • Force 10  (2) burner LPG gimbaled stove and oven with guard rail with harness hooks
  • Microwave
  • Storage lockers, drawers and dish rack 
Engine and Electrical
Yanmar 40 hp   3JH40   FWC  3 CYl  Direct Drive

  • Approx 240 engine hrs
  • Gori 3 blade Feathering Prop
  • 110 amp Balmar alternator
  • Extensive sound control with premium lead-lined insulation, gasketed access doors and panels.   Service access through side doors and removable forward panel
  • Single engine control with Glendinning control cables on starboard side helm
  • Engine panel gauges on center console


  • (3) lifeline GP27  House
  • (1) lifeline GP27  Starter
  • 30 amp dockside AC power system with ELCI ground fault inlet protection breaker
  • (1) 50′ shore power cord
The forward facing Nav Station sits port of companionway.  A hinged desk with an inlayed top.  Ample storage for future electronics.  12v / 110 panel at your fingers tips.

  • Dual helm 
  • (2) helm compasses
  • B&G Pole mounted radar
  • B&G Chartplotter
  • B&G Autopilot –
  • (2) B&G Zeus  multifunction units
  • Standard Matrix VHF with AIS .. remote mic for cockpit

Sails and Rigging
The large sail plan is a further refinement of the Solent style rig featuring a double head system .   Sparcraft tapered double spreader anodized and powder coated (white) aluminum spar with tapered, foil shaped spreaders.  This easily managed rig has ample horsepower and versatility for optimizing performance in a wide range of conditions.  All sheets lead to the cockpit near the helm and primary winches for short-handed convenience.

  • Ullman 95% working jib fitted with a carbon fiber Hoyt Boom that is self-tending on a Harker furler head system.   With close sheeting and self-vanging feature, performance is improved.
  • Carbon reacher  with Harken furler
  • Ullman Full Batten main with a scooped boom with lazy jack system
  • Harken Electric halyard winch
  • Harken #40ST cabin top winch
  • Harken 50ST Electric Primary Winches
  • Harken genoa tracks for reacher with adjustable lead cars
  • Solid rod boom vang/kicker with tackle tagline leading to cockpit
  • Harken main sheet traveler with lines lead to cockpit
  • Hydraulic back stay adjuster
Hull and Deck
The Blue Jacket’s hull and deck are made with a state of the art vacuum infusion process utilizing 100% vinylester resin, quadraxial knitted E-glass reinforcements and a structural foam core.   Sold glass with aluminum backing plates at key deck hardware installation. chain plates interlocked and bonded directly with hull structure for secure installation.  The end result is superior strength and stiffness with significantly reduced weight..  Hull / deck joint features inward hull flange and down turned deck flange for “shoe-box” joint.  Urethane adhesive and stainless steel bolts on six-inch centers for strong, leak-free attachment.

  • Dark blue hull (custom Carinthia blue)
  • Double boot stripes with polyurethane paint finish (red)
  • Two-tone deck finish … white gel with warm gray slip resistant surfaces.
  • LEAD bulbed keel cast in NACA foil shape…7’10” depth.  Ten stainless steel I-bolts cast in place for attachment to hull.  Keel faired and finished with epoxy coating.
  • NEW Bottom paint … Aug 2019
  • Marelon flush thru-hull fittings with Marelon seacocks on below water water openings
  • Carbon fiber composite rudder post with resin transfer molded blade
  • Centerline double anchor roller
  • Lofrans 1000 electric windlass with remote control / chain & rode
  • Double high life lines (uncoated)  with boarding gates port and starboard
  • 1″ diameter s/s stanchions with wrap around bow and stern  rails for maximum security 
  • Wide weather decks making for a safe travel from stern to bow
  • Stainless Steel cabin top handrails … safety
  • Foldaway boarding /swim ladder below stern platform hatch
  • Dual swing center lined  transom doors
  • Twin steering stations on custom Edson pedestals
  • Single engine control w/ Glendinning control cables on starboard side
  • Center console with flip-up FRP table , s/s guard-mounted fiberglass with varnished  Sapele top
  • 6′ long cockpit seats with ergonomically shaped backrests
  • Iverson custom dodger – Bimini -transition
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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