1972 Cheoy Lee Offshore 40 Yawl Sausalito, California

SKU: YW# 1448-3497917
Vessel type: Sailboats

Video tour


  • Generator: 1
  • Year: 1972


  • boat cover
  • Convertible Dinette
  • Electric Head
  • Electric Stove
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Gas Stove
  • GPS
  • Heating
  • Radar

Recent Upgrades


YW# 1448-3497917



Standing Rigging, Stanchions and Life Lines 

12 Coats of Varnish Main, Mizzen Masts and both Boom

Teak decks replaced 2006

The current owner has spent the last three years lovingly tending to this classic, flag blue, 1972 Cheoy Lee, Offshore 40.   Complete list of maintenance and equipment upgrades are detailed further in these specifications.  


Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name

LOA: 39 ft 9 in
Beam: 10 ft 9 in
LWL: 28 ft 0 in
Minimum Draft: 6 ft 0 in
Displacement: 20000 lbs
Ballast: 7900 lbs

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Westerbeke
Engine Model: 4107
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Center
Engine Hours: 290
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive

Fresh Water Tanks: 1 Fiberglass (160 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 1 Stainless steel (50 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 1

Number of heads: 1

Welcome Aboard
Boarding the yacht can be through the port or starboard life line gates to side decks.  The main companionway, port side,  leads to a very classic traditional salon, galley, and head arrangement. Forward cabin “V” berth, includes  flat screen entertainment.  Aft are twin quarter berths with engine center line between them.  Large desk top forward of electrical panel perfect for navigation.
Engine Maintenance / Upgrades / Running Gear
MaintenanceOil changed every 4 monthsFuel Filter replaced every 18 monthsUpgradesNew propeller shaft, cutlass bearing and dripless PYI packing gland installed 2016Propeller re-pitched from 16/12 to 16/10New diesel fuel return line installed from Glow-Plug

Heads on engine rebuilt, heads machined, new gaskets and valves adjusted

New fuel injectors

Replaced solenoid kill switch

Replaced fuel line from fuel tank (50 Gal.) to Racor

Replaced all old hose clamps in engine compartment where possible and double clamped

Coolant overflow installed in engine compartment

Transmission and throttle control cables replaced and transmission fluid changed

Adjusted throttle cable

Raw water filter cleaned and old hose clamp replaced

Brushed and cleaned deck drain through hulls and engine water intake

RPM gauge cable oiled

Replaced radiator cap

Brushed and cleaned rust off engine mount, right rear

Head System and Plumbing Upgrades
New ToiletVented loop to toilet replacedNew waste holding tank installed with all new hoses
Rigging Upgrades
All standing rigging and turnbuckles on both masts replacedAll winches on board (expect Jib) disassembled, serviced, cleaned and lubricatedJiffy reefing installed ( lines, blocks winch and cleats)New spreader and cockpit lights installed
Propane Stove and Oven – Shelf and carlings installed in aft lazzarette for new LPG tank sealed locker, gas line and electrical for LPG locker to stove replacedRefrigerationDouble Stainless Steel Sink.Hot and Cold fresh water mixersGenerous, storage and counter space
Sails and Rigging
Roller Furling JibMainsail with Jiffy reefingMizzenAll standing rigging and turnbuckles replaced 2017
Garmin Windlass AnemometerSpeed and Depth SounderRaymarine RadarVHF
Additional Equipment
CQR Anchor and Double Bow RollerCockpit CushionsTeak Cockpit TableMan Overboard Module

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.

Contact the Agent

Chrissy Kaplan

Yacht Broker
Chrissy Kaplan has been a part of City Yachts, Gashouse Cove Marina, Inc. since the early 70s. She has watched generations of families transition from race boats, to cruising yachts and some even back to racing, just like her own family. Chris started racing Cal 20s on San Francisco Bay and has personally owned more than 40 boats of all shapes and sizes. Certainly a 1935 – 55ft Schooner SANTANA (Bogie’s Boat), which was fully restored and owned for over 15 years, was the most notable among the lot. Chris transitioned from sales to the broker role fully in 1992 when the family diversified, opening two Bay Area boat yards (Keefe Kaplan Maritime, Inc.) managed and run by her husband Paul Kaplan and their partner Ken Keefe. “I can easily put myself into every aspect of the yacht purchase scenario having been there so many times myself. I understand the…


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