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1956 Ackerman Ketch 40'

Long Beach, United States


ETOILE - This Ackerman/Newporter 40 'has quite a history of prior Travels/Cruises as a Blue Water Cruiser - Now her present owners for the past 9 years noted Illness forces SALE and OPEN TO A REASONABLE OFFER...........

SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY to meet with her owner to get all your questions answered - Call Capt. George Miller (see phone number below) to check Etoile out.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Etoile
Make: Ackerman
Model: Ketch 40'
Year: 1956
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Newporter Boat Company
Designer: C.F. Ackerman
Construction: Composite
Boat Hull ID: ACKE40006H56
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 40 ft
Length Overall: 51'5 ft
Waterline Length: 33'6 ft
Beam: 13'6 ft
Max Draft: 6'5 ft
Electrical Circuit: 12 V
Single Berths: 4
Double Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH-TE
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 50hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1995
  • Engine Hours: 201
  • Engine Location: Center


Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity:
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity:
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity:
Holding Tank Material: Plastic


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Stock Number: 10
Boat Class: Pilothouse, Ketch


Capt. George Miller
The Shoreline Yacht Group


The Shoreline Yacht Group
Cabrillo Marina 210 Whaler's Walk, Suite 123
San Pedro, California, US, 90731

Additional Layout Information

Entering the pilothouse from the forward section of the cockpit, there is a convertible dinette to starboard, electronics to port,  The engine space and tanks are located beneath the cockpit sole.  Down a flight of stairs forward is the main cabin, with a U-shaped galley on the starboard side, and an enclosed marine toilet to port.  There are berths on both sides of the main cabin.  Continuing forward into the forward stateroom, there are two berths in the "V" bow of the hull.  The chain locker is located in the forepeak.  Throughout the vessel there are various hanging lockers, cupboards, drawers and storage areas.

She needs some TLC and will be well worth it in the long haul for the Labor of love.

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.
Additional Contact Information

Please feel free to contact Capt. George Miller on his cell phone 949-293-2510... We realize both time and money are important commodities for both Sellers and Buyers, therefore our object is to make it "WIN-WIN".  We will always be available for you and look forward to that opportunity...


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