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CARMEN – Yacht Details

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The BENETEAU Océanis 40 brings together great design, comfort and performance. The interior architecture and design are by Nauta Design, whose name is a benchmark in the super yacht world, has helped the Océanis 40 achieve her true personality – one of contemporary lines where luminosity, comfort and wellbeing take precedence on board.
View a video of the Oceanis 40.

Cruising Limits – Yacht CARMEN is a MCA (Maritime & Coastguard Agency) category 2 registered yacht and operates within 60 miles of a safe haven, thus giving her a maximum range of 120mile for each passage.

CARMEN in Dartmouth

Insurance – charter yacht insurance cover to operate on the South and West coast of the UK and from Brest to the Elbe across the channel.

Boat Equipment - The yacht is provided with the Safety Equipment as prescribed by the DoT and the yacht is inspected annually by ourselves and every 2 years by the Certifying Authorities.

Safety equipment includes:

Beneteau Oceanis 40ft
  • Life raft, lifejackets, harnesses and lifelines, fire extinguishers, fire blanket, gas alarm, flares, torches and first aid kit
  • All navigational equipment such as charts, plotters, tidal streams, current almanac, pilot guides, steering, log, wind and depth instruments, GPS, VHF and recently fitted with an A.I.S system to identify shipping traffic.
  • CARMEN is equipped with domestic equipment and materials. Towels, pillows and bedding are provided
  • A yacht tender is provided with an outboard engine which will be used when anchored off shore or on swing moorings


  • Length Max; 12,15 m
  • Hull length 11,82 m
  • Beam 3.91 m
  • Deep draught (min) 1.90 m
  • Displacement 8 260 kg
  • Fuel capacity 200 litre
  • Freshwater capacity 360 litre
  • Engine power 40 HP


Carman Layout Plans
  • 2 Self–tailing genoa sheet winches (H46.2 STC)
  • 2 Self tailing manoeuvring winches (H40.2 STC) (One Electric)


  • Furling genoa with UV protective strip
  • Semi full batten written sail with slider and roller slider
  • In Mast Main


  • Vertical opening access door
  • Natural solid wood decking on sun deck
  • 1 Stainless steel swimming ladder


Carman Interior
  • Woodwork Alpi Mahogany
  • Parquet type laminated floors
  • Fabric upholstery in cabins, leatherette in saloon
  • Headroom: 1.90 m
Carman Interior


  • Central double bed (2.00 m x 1.75 m x 0.44 m) - Marine mattress
  • 2 Opening hatches with blind / Mosquito net
  • 2 Hull portholes with curtain


  • Manual marine toilet
  • Washbasin - shower mixer tap hot / cold water
  • Cupboard and cubby hole
Carman Interior


  • 1 Stainless steel sink 2 rectangular basins Stainless steel - 1 Mixer tap cold water / hot under pressure
  • 1 Gas cooker 2 hobs - stainless steel oven and grill
  • 1 170 litre ice box, top opening 12 V Refrigeration unit
Carman Interior


  • U shaped saloon bench and central bench
  • Saloon table in only 1 piece Varnished wooden top
  • 2 Panoramic deck house windows with concertina blinds
  • 1 Opening deck hatch with shutter / Mosquito net
  • Radio, CD, TV and DVD player


  • Access through saloon and the starboard aft cabin
  • Separate shower - 1 shower mixer tap hot / cold water
  • 1 Manual marine toilet
  • 1 Rigid holding tank 80 L
Carman Interior


2 Symmetrical cabins each one consisting of:

  • Double bed (2.00 m x 1.53 m) - Marine mattress
  • Cupboard - Hanging locker - Closed cubbyholes
  • 1 Opening porthole with curtain
  • 1 Opening deck hatch with shutter / Mosquito net


Family relaxing
  • Engine Yanmar Diesel 40 hp Shaft Drive
  • Engine compartment: Soundproofing foam
  • Bow Thruster for harbour manoeuvring


  • 12V circuit
  • 2 service batteries (140 Ah) - 1 Engine battery (110 Ah)
  • 240v Shore power sockets


  • Hot and cold showers
  • Pressurised electric water pump
  • 25 L Electric water heater (engine run)
  • 1 Electric bilge pump - 1 Manual bilge pump
  • Mains 240V water heater from Shorepower