The Shoreline Yacht Group
Cabrillo Marina 210 Whaler's Walk, Suite 123
San Pedro, California, US, 90731
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1956 Ketch Newporter Pilothouse Ketch

location icon Wilmington, United States
Year 1956
Length 40 ft
Builder/Manufacturer Newporter

Looking for a CLASSIC Blue Water Cruiser this 40' Newporter is worth taking a look at. Her owner for the past 24 years is ready to let go of the sheets for a new owner/sailer to enjoy as much as he has.

                                     **OWNER SAYS CATALINA READY***                                                 


Year Built 1956
Category Sail
Length Overall 40 ft
Beam 12'6 ft
Max Draft 5 ft
Cabins 3
Cabin Headroom 6'4 ft
Electrical System 12 V
Double Berths 2
Construction Composite
Hull ID 8
Drive Type Direct
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 45 hp
Cruising Speed 6 kn
Maximum Speed 8 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 120 gal
Fuel Tank Mat. Steel
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 120 gal
Holding Tanks 1
Windlass Electric

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Perkins
Model: 4-108
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 45hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
Year: 1956
Engine Location: Center

Total Power: 45


Holding: yes (36 Gallon)


She has over 6’ 4"headroom throughout, she sleeps 6-8 comfortably: V berth forward and two closets. Main salon has a settee/bunk on port and starboard, the Pilot House dining table converts into a double berth and of course the Cleopatra’s couch in the spacious cockpit is comfortable for two more. 

Pilot house has a lift up table with additional storage lockers, the raised dining table to starboard has four inch thick seat cushions and a panoramic view.



Galley: Is midship to starboard and offers a lot of counter work area with deep sink and manual water pump, a 3-burner propane stove with oven. 

Head: is located starboard side forward.




VHF Radio: Standard Horizon

Radar: Raymarine  C-90

Depth Finder: Garmin 240 Video

Compass. 5" Kelvin



Electrical & Safety


electrical panel/circuit breakers, 

Batteries, (4) US2000 Installed 1/2020

The engine starts instantly now, and should last as long as it is well cared for by the boats next owner.


Deck & Cockpit

Cockpit: Offers a Cleopatra’s Couch,  lots of storage under. Aft of the Couch, two arched dinghy davits carry a Walker Bay 8' dinghy that is also powered by a 2 hp Honda outboard.


Masts & Sails

Masts: Main and Mizzen Douglas Fir

Sails: Main,  Mizzen, Staysail. Roller Furling Jib

Additional Information

We are here to meet the needs and concerns of both the Sellers and the Buyers from listing to final purchase. We realize both time and money are important commodities and our objective is to make it a "WIN-WIN" for both parties from start to finish.....Please feel free to call us anytime and we will always be available for you and we look forward to that opportunity....



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 call Capt. George Miller at the office or on his cell at (310) 923-8414 - We realize both time and money are important commodities for both the Sellers and Buyers: We will always be available to take the time for you to walk through her from bow to stern......