Boat Details

'Vittoria' is a very capable and proven, long keel bluewater cruiser, from the famous Van de Stadt design board.  She boosts many renewed items and a very strong inventory to take you anywhere.  CURRENTLY ON HER WALKASHORE MOORING IN SOUTHAMPTON, AVAILABLE FOR VIEWINGS 6 DAYS A WEEK - WHYBOATS


Built by Tyler Marine. Launched 1978
Designed by Van de Stadt, Design No. V41/P108
Traditional full long keel
GRP hull, deck and coachroof
Coppercoat antifouling
Teak laid deck

LOA: 12m   / 40'
Beam: 3.5m  / 11'6''
Draught:  1.6m  / 5'4''
Displacement:  12.2 tonnes

Water             477L   /   105G
Diesel total    709L   /  156G
Holding          204L  /  45G

Mechanical and Electricals

Yanmar 4JH4E Diesel inboard
New heat exchanger fitted in 2018
Gear box replaced in 2018
propellor type?

12v along with 110v and 240v systems
6 x Large Marine batteries
Battery manangement system
Alternator charging
Battery charger
Water maker
Ampair sea charger (propellor develops about 1 amp less than boat speed eg 6 kts speed = 5 amps)
Airbreeze high ampage wind charger – needs new rectifier
Powerful Inverter


She has a forepeak, galley area, 2 midship berths, shower / toilet, pilot berth, a magnificent aft with surround galleon style windows. and a large cockpit. Un-cluttered aft & fore teak decks for lying out in the sun.

Ebersbacher heating system throughout. Air conditioning in aft cabin.

Forepeak – good sized double with port side bookshelf, 3 starboard side bedroom cupboards and a hanging wardrobe. 2 sets of fitted bedding made by Nauterior. Masses of storage “bins” under the bed – 3 very large and 3 smaller ones. 

Galley Area – Double drainer sink with hot & cold taps + hand pump for filtered water. Oven = 3 burners, grill, oven and  “coffee table”. 2 fridges – top one for passage making is a chest fridge with keel cooling, bottom one is normal front opening. Both with freezer compartment. 2 working surfaces and then chart table with chart stowage and then book stowage beneath. (note there is also a cockpit chart table.).  Small side table for 2 also mountable. 

Galley comes with full range of melamine crockery, cutlery, plastic glasses & mugs. Also low voltage electric kettle

2 midship berths – on port side, both with lee cloths. Top bunk can come down to provide lounge seating. Safety equipment underneath lower berth. Hanging cupboard and shoe etc. drawers forward and wets locker aft (with Hydrovane rudder & vane secured to inside cupboard wall). 

Good sized shower and toilet area –  Blake’s toilet, sink and shower with hot & cold and good stowage behind toilet plus cupboard. A diverter valve for holding tank (45 gallons).

Single pilot berth with lee cloth and second (80 gallon) fuel tank beneath.

Aft cabin can be very large double (with Nauterior fitted bedding) or semi circular dining area sitting at least 6 people comfortably.  A digital radio and cassette or iphone player, 3 good sized cupboards, large hanging wardrobe. Air conditioning solely for aft cabin. 9 surround galleon style windows.

Cockpit – a large cockpit area with optional canopies (see Canopy options). All instrumentation on full view, chart table and pencil tray, speakers. Aft locker includes stowage for 2 x “5 litre” fuel cans, 6  medium size Camping Gas cylinders + change over valve and winch handles, toolbox etc. Enormous port locker contains 6 large marine batteries, cockpit table, warps, 2 x chairs, main part of Torqueedo outboard (rest in aft cupboard). and shelving for dehumidifier, dinghy pump, anchor buoy, buoy catcher, hose, shore power cable etc. 3 cockpit cushions with 2 “extra comfort seats”. 2 “5 gallon” fuel cans and 2 similar water cans on side deck.

Navigational Equipment

Raymarine C80 Chartplotter and radar
Raymarine wind speed
Raymarine Tridata x 2
Raymarine autopilot
Garmin GPS 152 x2
Raymarine compass
AIS reviever and transmitter
Simrad RD68 Digital VHF
Hydrovane wind steering
Garmin inreach satellite phone

Deck Equipment

Center Cockpit cruiser
Semi enclosed wheel house
Electric windlass
Cockpit cushions
Cockpit table
Warps and fenders
Boarding ladder for fore or aft
fully enclosed cockpit with clear view panels. All elements zipped in and separable.
Same as above but with zipped in mosquito netting panels
Bimini adaption
Fully open to the sun with just permanent toughened glass screen

Rig and Sails

Masthead Sloop with Mizzen mast
Two spinnaker poles
Furling genoa
Radar mounted on Mizzen mast
Sail covers and canopies - 2018

Fully battened Mainsail with 3 reefing points
Mizzen sail
Furling genoa  - 2018
Storm Jib
Tri sail
Cruising chute

Safety Equipment

4 man seago ISO 9650-1 Liferaft - 2015
4 x lifejackets
Horseshoe bouy
Fire extinguishers


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.


  • BuilderVictory
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
  • Built1978
  • Price£49,950
  • Length12.2 m
  • Hull MaterialFiberglass
  • Beam3.54 m
  • Max Draft1.65 m
  • Water Tank Capacity105|imperial gallon
  • Fuel Tank Capacity78|imperial gallon
  • Engine 1
    • Make: Yanmar
    • Model: 4JH4E
    • Year: 2005
    • Fuel Type: diesel
    • Propeller Type: Inboard

Contact Seller

Why Boats
Deacons Boatyard Bursledon Bridge, Bursledon Southampton SO31 8AZ United Kingdom
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