The Buizen brand is renowned for their exceptional build quality, impressive sailing performance, and true Bluewater capability. Australian designed and built, to an outcome rather than a price point by by Master Shipwrights Eddy and Frits Buizen, these vessels are highly sought after. The pilothouse design offers complete comfort in all conditions and the attention to detail needs to be seen to be fully appreciated. This stunning blue hulled Buizen 40 was the last 40 built, and features a unique two bathroom layout. Having been superbly maintained by a fastidious owner, the hull absolutely gleams!
Stepping inside, the exquisite timber fitout gives a warm and welcoming ambience. The panoramic visibility is exceptional, and makes the saloon an incredible space to relax and take in the scenery. To port is a generous dinette, with seating for 6 in comfort on the leather settees. Opposite is the well appointed internal helm station. This is complete with Raymarine electronics, and VHF Radio. Just a couple of easy steps down is the L-shaped galley to port. This is very well appointed with Corian bench tops, large fridge and freezer, gas stove with oven, and microwave. There is extensive bench space, and plenty of storage for longer stays on board. The accommodation is ideal for cruising with family and friends. The generous master suite is forward featuring a large double berth and full ensuite. Aft there is a single cabin to starboard, and double cabin to port. The package is complete with a midships guest bathroom again with electric toilet, vanity, and shower.
The transition from the saloon to the cockpit is seamless, and truely one level living. The cockpit has excellent protection from the elements with the spray dodger, bimini, and infill, and a comfortable set of cockpit cushions, ideal for relaxing in your favourite anchorage. The external steering station is well set up, and there is a fold out varnished dinette for alfresco meals onboard. This vessel is very well set up for easy shorthanded sailing with the furling headsail, in boom furling main, autopilot, and quality Harken electric winches. There is easy access forward around the wide side decks, and plenty of spaces to relax and unwind.
This vessel is powered by a well maintained and reliable 60HP Volvo Penta Diesel Engine. This provides easy cruising at 6 to 7 knots. There is also excellent access via the saloon floor for ease servicing.
With its stunning aesthetics, luxurious interior, and true Bluewater capability, this Buizen 40 is sure to impress. Whether you want to cruise the stunning waters of Southern Tasmania, around Australia, or even circumnavigate the globe, this is a vessel that can do it all in safety and style! For more information please call Jo Breen on
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Derwent Boat Sales offers the information on this vessel including condition, in good faith as provided by the Owner/Vendor. While confident about the accuracy we cannot Guarantee or Warrant it but will assist any prospective purchaser verify this as part of the purchase process.
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Eddy Buizen / Paul Stanton Design Team
Eddy Buizen, NSW (Mastercraft Marine)
40' - 12.19m
3.96 metres / 13 feet
1.98 metres / 6.5 feet
Keel / Ballast
Cast Iron Fin Keel
Volvo Penta MD22 60HP Diesel Engine
6 to 7 knots
Upgraded 3 Blade Folding Prop
Very impressive accommodation with a stunning forward master-cabin with large double bed and full ensuite with separate shower bay. Midships bathroom with toilet and shower bay. At the rear there is a double berth and single berth both with excellent storage. Large internal entertaining area with dining table capacity for 6 people and additional side seat for 3 people.
Stunning galley with Corian bench tops, large fridge and freezer, gas stove with oven, and microwave.
Large front loading Utectic
Large top loading Utectic
Plastimo Neptune 2000 - 2 burner gas stove with oven
Hot Water tank with heating elements
2 H/C Showers each in private shower bays and 1 external H/C rear shower on the sugar scoop stern
2 Jabsco Electric Toilets
2x TVs and Pioneer Sound System
Webasto diesel heater 2.5kw
Pilothouse window covers, Spray dodger, All weather cover for the deck when boat not in use
Primary: Plough; Anchor Winch: Muir Electric Anchor winch with inside and outside controls; Chain: 60m galvanised steel chain
DVK Monitor system for gas detector management;
High water alarm in engine compartment and galley;
Emergency steering system
2 x Electric; 1 x Manual
Inshore Flare Kit
12V Systems throughout;
Long life batteries: 6x 220 amp 6 Volt Batteries and 1x starter battery. REPLACED in 2019;
Victron 240V Inverter;
Heart interface DC control panel switchboard with AC selector control panel;
Fore-deck flood light;
Strobe light at the masthead;
Dimmer switches on port saloon ceiling lights;
Lights in all cupboards.
RC530 Colour Chartplotter/Radar Display at inside helmstation;
Raytheon ST60 Wind/Speed/Depth instruments;
2 x GME Electrophone GX548 VHF Radios;
ST5000 Autopilot Systems (offering complete redundancy) with upsized hydraulic arm
Rig Type: Mast head sloop with twin swept back spreaders
Mast Material: Alloy;
Mast Finish: Anodised
Deck lights at the first spreaders
2 x 2 speed Electric Harken Primary Winches
2 x 2 speed Harken Halyard Winches
Stunning "Princess Seats" on the pushpit
In 2021 the gunwales, seats were sanded back and oiled with Sikkens and present in excellent condition
External Gas BBQ
Buizen branded Corelle crockery by Corning
In 2019 the heat exchanger was rebuilt
In 2021 the chain for unfurling boom main sail was upgraded