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2008 Hanse 400

$142,811 Listed price: £94,995 Chatham,Kent, United Kingdom
Make Hanse
Model 400
Year 2008
Condition Used
Price £94,995
Type Sail
Class Racer/Cruiser
Length 40 ft
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Fiberglass
Location Chatham,Kent, United Kingdom
LOA 39 ft 7 in
Length at Water Line 35 ft 5 in
Beam 13 ft 4 in
Max Draft 6 ft 8 in
Keel Type Fin
Displacement 18519 lb
Ballast 5919 lb
Dry Weight 18519 lb
Engine Type Inboard
Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Model 3JH4
Fuel Type Diesel
Engine Year 2008
Power 40 hp
Drive Type Sail Drive
Propeller Type 3 Blade
Folding Propeller Yes
Propeller Material Bronze
Designer Judel / Vrolijk & Co.
Builder Hanse Yachts Limited
Cabins 3
Double Berths 3
Heads 1
Seating Capacity 6
Fuel Tanks 1 x 140 liters (Stainless Steel)
Fresh Water Tanks 1 x 300 liters (Plastic)
Holding Tanks 1 x 30 liters (Plastic)
Hull Shape Monohull
Windlass Electric Windlass
Liferaft Capacity 8
Hull Warranty None


JUST REDUCED - This Hanse 400 was built in December 2008 to the new 2009 model specification. With her burgundy coloured hull this Hanse 400 turns heads whether she is out sailing or berthed in the marina. This Hanse 400 is being offered with a very high specification, including self-tacking jib, fully battened mainsail, Code 0, Spinnaker, autopilot, colour chartplotter, diesel cabin heating, teak decks and much, much more. This yacht is presented like a new boat. She  had a new sailcover March 2014)and is ready to sail away.

Owner is open to sensible offers for a quick sale or the owner will also accept a smaller yacht in part exchange subject to survey etc. Berth available in Chatham Marina until 31st March 2016 An early viewing is highly recommended. 

Please call our Kent  Office +44 (0)1634 571605 for further information or to arrange a viewing.


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This 2009 specification Hanse 400 offers six berths in three cabins with an owners cabin forward and two double cabins aft. There is a maximum of 2 metres headroom in the saloon.

Forward cabin has a large double berth with good shelf storage as well as space beneath the berth and two large double hanging lockers. Aft of the forward cabin is a light and airy saloon. The saloon has a U-shaped settee to starboard with a large table and opposite to Port a table and two single seats that can double as an additional table or charttable.  The saloon has lots of storage space below the settees and in cupboards above. The L shaped galley is to starboard behind the U-shaped saloon settee. It has white Corian style work surfaces with, double stainless steel sinks with hot and cold pressurised water from the engine and 240V immersion heater, a two burner gas cooker with oven, large 12v fridge with freezer box and lots of storage space.

There is a good sized chart table to Port with panel for instruments and lots of storage space. Aft of the chart table is a large Head with walk in shower, washbasin and separate sea-toilet with a 30l holding tank. The saloon has a very light airy feel to it, but at the same time feeling very cosy which is enhanced by the Webasto diesel cabin heating with 4 outlets. The aft cabins both have good sized double berths with hanging lockers, shelves and also storage under the berth.

The cockpit is spacious with lockers on both sides and easy access to the transom seat making easy to step on and off of the pontoon.

Spars & Sails

The Hanse 400 is a factional Bermudan rigged sloop with a Sparcraft aluminium deck stepped mast with Ronstan ball bearing cars and boom. Twin spreaders with cap shrouds and lower shrouds and twin adjustable backstay. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging, replaced as required, led aft to cockpit where there are 6 jammers.    100% battened mainsail with 2 reefs and stackpack system. Furling self-tacking jib with Facnor furling system.. Spinnaker pole.


  • 2 x Lewmar 46 self-tailing genoa winches - upgraded to standard spec.
  • 2 x Lewmar 46 self-tailing halyard winches - upgraded to standard spec.
  • 2 x Lewmar 40 self-tailing spinnaker winches - additions to standard spec.


  • Mainsail, Laminated Northsails, 2008, condition very good
  • Furling self-tacking jib, Northsails, 2008, condition good
  • Code O, Nylon, Hyde, with endless roller reefing, 2009, condition very good
  • Spinnaker, Nylon, Hyde, 2009 unused.

Mechanical Systems

Located under companionway steps in vented and sound proofed compartment Yanmar 3JH4 40hp four cylinder diesel engine with electric start and reduction gearbox with reverse to saildrive with 3 blade folding Brunton Autoprop. Single lever engine controls. Engine has 521 hours and had its last full service in 2012. 140 litre stainless steel fuel tank. Cruising speed of 6.5 knots with a maximum of 7.5 knots.

Electrical Systems

4 x 12v batteries (1 x Engine 2012, 2 x Domestic 2014 1 x Domestic 2008) charging from alternator and 240v shore power battery charger.

Deck Equipment

  • 1 x Delta 16kg anchor with 20m stainless steel chain and anchor line
  • Lewmar electric anchor windlass
  • Red Sailcover with lazyjacks - new March 2014
  • Red Sprayhood
  • Red wheel covers
  • 6 x Mooring warps
  • 7 x Fenders

Navigation Equipment

  • VHF – ICOM DSC, 2008 with second station in cockpit
  • Echo Sounder – Simrad, 2008
  • Log/speed – Simrad, 2008
  • Compass – Plastimo, 2008
  • Autopilot – Simrad, 2008
  • 2 x IS12 Multi displays in cockpit
  • 2 x IS12 Wind displays in cockpit
  • GPS  Garmin 4010, 2008
  • Chartplotter – Garmin. 2008
  • Radar – Garmin HD, 2008
  • AIS – ICOM, 2008
  • Radio/CD - Clarion
  • Navtex, Mcmurdo, 2008
  • Navigation Lights
  • Masthead Tricolour
  • Charts – Navionics Gold Card

Safety Equipment

  • 3 x Fire Extinguishers
  • 1 x Fire Blanket
  • Radr Reflector – Tri
  • 3 x Harness eyes
  • 1 x Inflatable Lifebuoy
  • 1 x Inflatable Danbuoy
  • 1 x Manual bilge pump
  • 1 x Electric bilge pump
  • 8 man liferaft - needs a service


Deep fin cast iron T-speed keel with balanced rudder with twin wheel steering.


This Hanse 400 was built in December 2008 to the new 2009 model specification by Hanse Yachts to a design by Judel/Vrolijk & Co.. Burgundy GRP hull with white style stripes. White GRP raised coach roof with full teak decks. Cast iron keel. Self-draining cockpit and anchor well. Alloy toe rails. Alloy rails and steel guard wires. Spade hung rudder. Hull has just been polished and antifouled March 2014.Owner is selling due to moving up to a larger yacht.

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The company normally acts as broker for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.


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