Morning Star is a 2009 vintage Bavaria 40 Cruiser.


When her current owners found her in North Wales, they discovered a lightly used little gem (not so little to be honest). Her log showed 900 Nautical miles and her engine a mere 130 hours of use in her eight years.


This inactivity is now a thing of the past as she spent 2018 ranging the Scottish Cruising grounds from the Clyde Estuary all the way to remote St Kilda with Largs, the Corryvreckan, Skye and Lewis being notable highlights.


She may have been lightly used but her original owner did not skimp on her specification with a bow thruster, meaty Volvo Penta D2 55 engine, Webasto diesel heating system for the rare (ahem) colder days.


Her current owners are carrying on this tradition of upgrading with the addition of a modern Garmin Chartplotter in the cockpit, a full AIS transponder, a 2.7m Honwave dinghy, electric macerating head and an almost complete refit of all safety equipment.


Her three cabin layout and two head configuration will comfortably carry six. Two in each of the cabins while a seventh person can sleep on the saloon couch if required.


At 12.35m overall length, Morning Star has a good turn of speed both under engine and sail. The 1.9m draft fin keel in conjunction with the bow thruster makes for excellent manoeuvrability.


All in all an excellent choice for cruising Scottish waters.


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Boat Specifications

Length: 12.35m

Beam: 3.60m

Draught: 1.92m

Engine: Volvo 28HP (folding prop)

Mainsail Reefing: Slab reefing

Genoa Reefing: Furlex

Autopilot: Yes

Radar: No

Bowthruster: Yes

Cockpit Chartplotter: Yes

Windlass: Yes, Electric

Sleeping Cabins: 3

Overnight Berths: 7

Suggested ideal overnight: 6

Heads/Showers: 2

Fridge: Yes

Central Heating: Yes

Year of Build: 2009 (Launched 2011)


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