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1978 Bristol 40

New Bern, North Carolina



This Ted Hood design is remarkably kept and has many upgrades by the current owner. She has classic lines and would be a comfortable cruising choice for any sailor.

Please check out the full specifications on this Bristol!!

Basic Boat Info

Price: $48,000
Boat Name: Valhalla III
Make: Bristol 40
Year: 1978
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 40 ft


Boat Class: Sloop


Frank Sanchez
Neptune Yacht Sales and Services


Neptune Yacht Sales and Services
302 East Front Street
New Bern, North Carolina, US, 28562



The L-shaped galley is to starboard with a stainless sink, Dometic refrigeration, and a two-burner stove with oven. To the port is the forward facing Nav Station with comfortable seating. Further into the salon are two setees with storage behind and below. There is, also, a pilot berth behind and above the port setee. The table is a drop leaf centerline which can raise on both sides for dining. For those cool evenings you have a Force 10 LP heater. There are six opening ports in the boat to let the breeze in on warm evening. The head is past the salon and to port with a second entrance directly into a V-berth that has ample storage.



Rebuilt Westerbeke 37HP

Additional Information:


There have been many upgrades done by the current owners in the past two years.

New bottom paint September 2016

New paint on the decks and hull

All teak in cabin and on deck refinished and maintained

New hardware on doors in cabin

All portholes removed and rebedded

Rebuilt and upgraded engine

New fuel tank

New Raycore fuel system and lines

New batteries September 2016

New prop shaft with the prop rebalanced

New dripless seal

New cutlass bearing

New mast step and mast and lights rewired

New Harken roller furling with a new head sail

New pressure pump

New bilge pump and high water alarm

New Reverse polarity alarm

New head

Through hulls serviced and some gate valves replaced with ball valves

New propane lines to cabin heater and stove

New battery charger

New Galvanic isolator to protect shore power

New standing and running rigging done when the boat was purchase about 4 years ago




Instruments and Other Equipment:


Garmin GPSmap 172c

Icom VHF

Raymarine ST60+ Wind, Depth, and Speed

Ritchie Compass on an Edson Pedestal

Lewmar self-tailing winches

Delta anchor



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

 For more information or to schedule a showing,

call Frank Sanchez at (252) 646-7878 or send an email to



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