40' Valiant Cutter

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Classic Cruiser

  • Year: 1975
  • Current Price: US$ 97,900
  • Located in Santa Barbara, CA
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type:
  • YW# 14024-2983485

Full Specifications
Other photos: Salon, Galley, Salon 2, Nav Station, Settee, Salon 3, Settee Port, Settee Stbd, V Berth, Hanging Locker, Stateroom, Electronics, SSB, TV/DVD, Solar Controller, Electrical Panel, Engine, Rocna Anchor, Cockpit, Outboard, Bulkhead Instrumants, Antal Winches.

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Grebe has been a fixture in Santa Barbara Harbor for over 20 years, serving as a Family Cruiser, Boutique Charter Boat and Long Range Adventurer. Fresh from an engine re-build, with new bottom paint, a host of recent upgrades and major maintenance, She is ready for the next chapter in her log book.  

A 43' upwind Santa Barbara Slip is available for Grebe, call for details.

Please contact Greg Weil at 805.350.0437

Contact Seacoast Yachts.

125 Harbor Way #11
Santa Barbara, CA 93109 United States
Tel 805.962.8195
Fax 805.965.4206
Contact Us

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Salon 2
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Nav Station
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Salon 3
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Settee Port
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V Berth

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

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Living Space
  • Two-stateroom layout with a v-berth forward and a double berth aft, to port of the companionway. The head is aft of the v-berth. Two lockers on starboard side opposite head. The main salon has shelving on the port and starboard sides. Both settees are fitted with lee cloths and can also be used for sleeping. The companionway is the traditional side entry to starboard. The U-shaped galley is mid-ship, port side, across from the navigation station to starboard. There is an abundance of storage with locking cabinets in both the salon and the galley. Wet locker and large storage cabinet are on the starboard side just forward of the companionway.
  • Froli sleep system under aft cabin and v-berth foam mattresses
  • The engine room is aft and is accessible beneath the companionway steps, with secondary access from the quarter berth; shelving; 2 overhead lights
  • Force 10 2-burner gimbaled stove with broiler; CNG (2 bottles)
  • Frigoboat refrigeration system. 5 cu ft freezer, 6 cu ft fridge, keel cooler, with remote mounted controller
  • Most lighting has been converted to LED (Alpenglow chrome berth lights in aft cabin and salon, Dr. LED overhead light in galley and head, LED chart light); Alpenglow CFC in salon (white and red, high and low positions)
  • Ship’s clock and barometer (Weems & Plath, 2007)
  • Small oil lamp on gimbal mount in galley
  • First Alert carbon monoxide detectors in both staterooms
  • Lavac toilet, plumbed for holding tank or overboard discharge thru accessible Y-valve; custom 17-gallon fiberglass holding tank installed 2009; tank monitor (2010) Rebuilt pump and new Hoses June 2016
  • Scandvic head sink faucet and shower combo (2009)
  • Hot and cold pressure water system; Shurflo water pump; Raritan 12 gallon hot water heater (with heat exchanger); Jabsco accumulator tank
  • In-line water filter (new 2012)
  • Caframo fans in aft cabin and salon; Hot Wire portable fans in salon and v-berth cabin

Deck Equipment
  • Tiller steering
  • Aries Wind Vane (1979 model; bronze) in excellent condition
  • Danforth Constellation compass, mounted on bulkhead adjacent to companionway
  • Stainless folding swim ladder with teak steps at starboard gate (new, 2013)
  • All port lights replaced with stainless ports made by New Found Metals (2010)
  • Dual anchor rollers
  • 33 kg Rocna bow anchor with 300 ft of 5/8" chain; chain-stopper (2010)
  • Maxwell 3500 windlass with foot pedal switches forward and cockpit controls
  • 15 lb Fortress as stern anchor, in stowaway bag, with 20 ft of 3/8 chain and 200 feet of 1/2" three strand nylon rode; 25 lb Danforth
  • Hand bilge pump in cockpit
  • Mast pulpits, stainless steel
  • New Lifelines and Pelican Hooks 2014
  • Emergency tiller
  • Wavestopper hard dodger with handholds, Macralon windows, Sunbrella covers; 6' 2" headroom when standing at the helm (2008)
  • Bimini, Sunbrella, with aft extension
  • Harken bosun’s chair (2009)
  • 3 large (2 are inflatable), 2 small fenders
  • Lifting davit (Garhauer, 2008) mounted on stern pulpit
  • Propane BBQ (stored in lazarette)
  • Honda 2hp, 4-stroke outboard with spares (2008)
  • Achilles LSI-260 inflatable dinghy with high pressure floor and inflatable keel; repair kit (2010)
  • 8 ft Walker Bay dinghy and sailing rig, oars
  • West Marine inflatable kayak and Necky Dorado kayak; seats and paddles for both
  • Aqua Signal 40 tri-color and anchor light (LED in latter); LED running lights at deck level (2011); deck light (replaced, 2012)
  • Closed cell foam cockpit cushions; Sunbrella covers
  • Custom teak grate for cockpit floor
  • Cabin top, deck and topsides spray painted with Awlgrip and nonskid redone 2006
  • Sunbrella covers for tiller, companionway, dodger, winches, hatches, handrails
  • All external teak maintained with Cetol Natural Light

Sails and Rigging
  • Inner forestay on pelican hook can be detached and stowed on port shroud
  • Furlex genoa furler on forestay
  • 2 Yankees (one for furler; one with hanks) in excellent condition
  • 110% Rolly Tasker genoa (2010); spare North Sails 120% genoa in good condition
  • Hank on staysail in good condition
  • Storm tri-sail and staysail in excellent condition
  • Separate track on mast for tri-sail
  • Full batten Tony Morrelli mainsail with three reef points in good condition; 2 reefing lines installed; topping lift (replaced 2012 with ansteel line)
  • Lightly used tri-radial spinnaker; lightly used small drifter, both in excellent condition
  • Antal mainsail track and sliders
  • Covers for mainsail and staysail
  • Retractable lazy jack system (2010)
  • Running backstays ready for deployment
  • Genoa sheet winches self-tailing Antal 52 (2004)
  • One Lewmar #30 self-tailing winch on cockpit dash for mainsheet and vang; two Enkes #8 on coach roof for staysail sheets; two Enkes #22 on mast for jib and main halyards; 1 Bariant #10 on mast for staysail and spinnaker halyards; and 1 Enkes #8 on boom for reefing lines
  • Soft boom vang with Antal clutch (2004)
  • Ronstan I-beam mainsheet traveler
  • Chain plates inspected and rebedded 2008
  • Wichard jibe preventer (boom brake) system (2009)
  • Spinnaker and adjustable whisker poles; track and car on mast for mounting poles
  • Spars and standing rigging replaced 1999 • Flag/burgee halyards mounted on port and starboard spreaders

  • Blue Sea Systems 8248 DC battery monitor
  • House batteries: 340 amp bank of four 6-volt AGMs (new, 2014)
  • Separate AGM Group 31 starter battery (new, 2014)
  • True Charge 20/40 amp multi-stage battery charger (2005)
  • Four 65W Kyocera solar panels (3 mounted on bimini, in custom aluminum frame, with all attachment points welded and 1 on stern rail with articulated mount); Blue Sky 3024i MPPT controller, battery temperature sensor, and remote display (2008)
  • Galvanic isolator (2010) • West Marine 400 watt portable inverter (2010)
  • Backstay (isolated) set up for HF radio
  • Boat rewired to updated specs in 2002

Electroinics and Navigation Equipment
  • ComNav 1500 autopilot with corded remote (2005) (interfaced with primary chart plotter)
  • Raytheon Pathfinder SL70 24 mile radar (at chart table; 1999)
  • Chart plotters: Simrad NSS8 with sonar in cockpit (new, 2014)
  • Garmin 182C mounted at chart table (2006)
  • NSS8 displays AIS targets from Digital Yacht N2000 (via NMEA 2000 bus) which also outputs signal thru USB cable to computer at chart table
  • Dedicated AIS antenna for DY AIS receiver on stern pulpit
  • Autopilot and VHF connected for DSC displays via NMEA0183
  • ICOM M-502A VHF Radio with cockpit remote (2005)
  • Danforth Compass
  • Raytheon Ray 100 and Standard Horizon 3500 handheld VHFs
  • Jensen radio (iPod ready) and high quality salon speakers
  • Raytheon ST60 speed and wind instruments (inoperative)
  • Vizio 20" LCD television mounted in salon; Memorex DVD/CD player

  • Perkins 4-107; 40 HP Rebuilt 2016 (All internal parts replaced with new) New Sump, Exhaust Manifold, Heat Exchanger, Oil Cooler, Transmission Oil Cooler and Gaskets, Valve Timing Adjusted, New Rocker Cover Gaskets, New Transmission Damper and Gaskets
  • High Pressure Fuel Pump Rebuilt 2013
  • Injectors Rebuilt 2013
  • Engine room blower (replaced with new, 2012)
  • Current engine hours on rebuild: 5
  • 120 amp Balmar alternator and Balmar ARS-5 “smart” controller (2008)
  • Spare alternator
  • PSS dripless shaft seal Replaced in 2014
  • Kidde Fyre Watch automatic extinguisher system in engine room
  • Martec MK11 2-blade folding prop (18 x 14, LH; 2006)
  • Alarm system for engine and oil temp, and bilge high water
  • Dual Racor fuel filters
  • Rebuilt raw water pump installed 2010
  • Extensive engine spares (lift pump, gaskets, injectors, belts, etc.)

  • 1 painted iron fuel tank 90 US gallons (replaced 1990)
  • Exterior of Fuel tank rust treated and painted 2015
  •  2 stainless water tanks under port and starboard settees; 75 gallons each
  • 17 gallon holding tank with SCAD electronic gauge and Sealand macerator pump (2009)

Safety Gear
  • Winslow 4-person coastal life raft (last serviced 2008)
  • EPIRB McMurdo Smartfind (with internal GPS)
  • Inflatable Man Overboard Module
  • Crew overboard flag
  • 6 fire extinguishers (one 10 lb, two 5 lb, two 2 lb, one halogen overhead in engine room)
  • Two Mustang survival suits
  • Ditch bag with PUR water maker, space blankets, whistles, fishing kit, Standard Horizon HX850S VHF, signaling devices, emergency food rations, water
  • Two inflatable life vests with internal harness and 3' and 6' straps; additional life vests (4 adult; 4 child)
  • Flares, up to date, stored in watertight container in port lazarette
  • Fog horn

  • LOA: 39' 10" (12.14 m)
  • LWL: 34' (10.36 m)
  • Beam: 12' 4" (3.75 m)
  • Cutter Rigged Mast: 56' (16.5 m)
  • Draft: 6' (1.83 m)
  • Displacement: 22500 lbs (10206 kg)


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.

Owner's personal items excluded.

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Solar Controller
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Electrical Panel
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Rocna Anchor
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Bulkhead Instrumants
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Antal Winches

Last Revised: Dec 06, 2016

Contact Seacoast Yachts.

125 Harbor Way #11
Santa Barbara, CA 93109 United States
Tel 805.962.8195
Fax 805.965.4206
Contact Us