2004 Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 40


Name: VAyu
Fuel: Diesel
Year: 2004
Cond: Used
Name: VAyu
Length: 40
Boat Type: Sail
Condition: Used
Hull Material: Fiberglass

2004 Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 40
Here’s your opportunity to purchase a world class blue water cruiser at an attractive price!! Very well equipped and updated version of this outstanding Barrett / Racoupeau design. All the comforts of home with air conditioning and heat, generator, newer sails and electronics. Two cabin / two head layout allows accommodations for 6 adults. Large spaces in the salon and topside allow room for entertaining with ease and the storage compartments are large and numerous. The furling main and jib with all lines lead to cockpit will allow easy shorthanded sailing. Cruise for a weekend or a whole month at a time- or just go all out and cross an ocean or two!


  • Two double cabins with separate heads
  • Raised salon area with 270 degree visibility
  • Air conditioned cabins and salon w/ reverse cycle heating
  • Sleeps 6 comfortably
  • 110V electrical system throughout
  • Generator
  • Hot and Cold pressurized water system

Deck Equipment

  • Dingy Davits – Kato
  • Maxwell low profile HRC10-8 windlass (2019)
  • 85′ of anchor chain and 200′ anchor line (2019)
  • Bimini top with dodger and connector piece
  • Teak cockpit decks
  • Anchor locker
  • Stainless anchor roller
  • Stainless plow anchor
  • Dorade vents
  • Coated stainless steel lifelines (dual)
  • Stainless steel lifeline stanchions
  • Teak toe rails
  • Teak rubrails
  • Lifeline gates port and starboard amidships
  • Stainless pullpit and pushpit
  • Outboard engine bracket
  • Swing open transom door
  • Swimming ladder on transom
  • Opening deck hatches
  • Non skid walking surfaces
  • Stainless steel mooring cleats

Sails & Rigging


  • Furling main- Quantum Tri-Radial (2020)
  • Furling Genoa- Quantum Tri-Radial (2020)
  • Asymmetrical A2 spinnaker- Quantum (2021) Never used


  • Furling main mast
  • Furling Genoa
  • Stainless steel wire rope standing rigging
  • Line running rigging
  • Anderson winches – 1 electric at coach roof
  • Harken mainsheet traveler
  • Rigid Boom Vang
  • Forward mast track


  • Single diesel IB Yanmar engine
  • Automatic bilge pump
  • Water Heater
  • Jabsco Manual Head

Electronics & Navigation

  • Raymarine E95 Hybrid touch
  • Plastimo Horizon 135 Compass (2021)
  • Raymarine Axion Pro 12S MFD at nav station (2021)
  • Raymarine RD418HD radar dome (2021)
  • Raymarine AIS700 with splitter (2021)
  • Shakespeare Stream wireless internet booster (2021)
  • VHF radio
  • Depth gauge
  • Wind speed and direction
  • Windex


  • Generator- Panda 6kw
  • 30 Amp shorepower system with cords
  • Power inverter
  • Cruisair 12,000BTU A/C unit with reverse cycle heat
  • Crusiari 18,000BTU A/C unit with reverse cycle heat
  • Emergency manual bilge pump
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Raritan electric head aft
  • Jabsco Saltwater series head forward
  • Hot water heater
  • 12v electrical panel
  • 110v electrical panel
  • Battery charger with switch
  • Refrigeration in galley
  • Bronze sea strainers with sight glasses
  • Maxwell HRC10-8 windlass
  • Volvo 55 HP engine
  • Maxprop propeller

Additional Comments

Manufacturer Provided Description

The Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 40 combines the famous crafstmanship of Wauquiez yachts with the latest developments of modern boat construction. Designed by Berret /Racoupeau Y.D., the 40 PS offers the exclusive Pilot Saloon concept that gives you panoramic visibility from the raised salon. Her luxurious accommodation with burma teak cabinetwork includes 2 double cabins, each with a fully private head compartment. Her sloop rig is easy to control and guarantees beautiful performance under sail in any kind of weather.
Solid G.R.P. hull with polyester & vynilester resins and built in structural ribs/stringers. – Interior bulkheads glassed to the hull and deck – Composite rudder post – Lead ballast with 3% antimony – Stainless steel bolts embedded in the ballast – GRP / Balsa sandwich deck, bonded to the hull with polyuretane adhesive and with mechanical fastening – Moulded ceiling liners with padded slats for a better insulation and easy maintenance – Teak decks and cockpit seats

Upgrades and Improvements


  • New AGM batteries
  • Buff/Wax


  • New ST800-P120 Speed/Temp transducer
  • New circuit board for SMX network
  • Refinished teak table


  • New Quantum A2 spinnaker
  • New Purchase Blocks for davits (2) 6:1 57mm
  • Full engine service
  • Full generator service
  • New fuel pump
  • New Plastimo Compass Horizon 135
  • Complete forward head service and conversion to freshwater application
  • Volvo dripless shaft seal replacement
  • Replaced and re-bedded through hull valves
  • Installed O2 sensors
  • New linens and blankets
  • New Cockpit cushions
  • New hatch covers


  • New Quantum Tri-Radial Furling Mainsail
  • New Quantum Tri-Radial Furling Geno


  • Maxwell HRC Series HRC-10 Low Profile Horizontal Windlass
  • Maxwell Compact Wireless Remote for windlass
  • New anchor chain 85′
  • New anchor rode 200′
  • New Window covers
  • New Volvo Heat Exchanger
  • Installed Kato Davits
  • New TV in salon
  • New Windex


  • New Raritan Elegance electric head with Vortex Vac
  • New Raritan tank sensor
  • New Smart Toilet wireless MFD panel control


  • New Jabsco Elegance electric head forward


  • New Raymarine E95 Hybrid Touch Chartplotter

Sail Area

I : 49.25 ft
J : 14.33 ft
P : 42.25 ft
E : 15.58 ft

Keel Details

Keel #1
Keel Type: Shoal_Draft
Ballast: 7920 lb
Max Draft: 5.42 ft



  • Engine Make: Volvo
  • Total Power: 55hp
  • Engine Year: 2004
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Direct Drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade Folding
  • Propeller Material: Bronze


  • Dimensions
    • Length Overall: 41.67ft
    • Max Draft: 5.42ft
    • Beam: 13.25ft
    • Length at Waterline: 36.17ft
    • Dry Weight: 22,075lbs
  • Tanks
    • Fresh Water Tank: 2 x 58 Gal ()
    • Fuel Tank: 2 x 58 Gal ()
    • Holding Tank: 1 x 48 Gal ()
  • Accommodations
    • Cabins: 2
    • Heads: 2
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 Information

  • 847-336-5456
  • [email protected]
  • Monday – Friday: 9:00AM – 4:30PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM – 4:00PM Sunday: By Appointment