40' 1975 Salar 40


Last Updated: 2024-05-14

CIRCADIAN is a Laurent GIles heavy cruiser.  This yacht represents excellent value, a genuine blue water cruiser in very good working order..  These yachts have an excellent reputation for carrying their crews in comfort and safety, this boat has proven her ability to do this and is ready to do it again.  Salar yachts are a well proven classic blue water design that are built to go anywhere!

Make: Salar
Model: 40
Year: 1975
Length: 40ft

Hull Material: Fiberglass
Engine/Fuel Type:
Located In: Emeryville, CA

  • Category: Sail
  • Class: Cruisers
  • Keel: Full Keel
  • Designer: Laurent GIles
  • Builder: Essex Yachts, UK
  • LOA: 40 feet
  • Beam: 11.5 feet
  • Max Draft: 5.42 feet
  • DryWeight: 24000 pounds
  • Total Engines:

  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 50 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 2
  • Water Tank Capacity: 100 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 1
  • Holding Tank Capacity: 35 gallon
  • Holding Tank Count:1
  • Heads: 1

Additional Descriptions

  • Beta Marine 50 HP Model 6G5039
  • Transmission twin Disc Technodrive model TMC 260
  • Wet Exhaust to a Vernalift muffler
  • 3 Blade Prop Bronze 18R13
  • 1 1/2" Stainless Shaft
  • 120V Main distribution panel with breakers
  • 30 Amp shorepower inlet and cord
  • (2) 12 Volt main distribution panel with breakers one cockpit and one main cabin
  • Blue Solar charge controller MPPT 75 1 75 @ 40 Amps
  • Three solar panels with digital echo charge
  • Pro Mariner ProNautic digital 12-50 charger
  • House battery bank 2 x 8 D batteries
  • Start battery Group 27
  • Portable generator
  • Icom IC-M100
  • Icom IC M-710 SSB'
  • Handheld Standard Horizon H370S
  • Furuno 1715 Radar
  • Simrad AIS-A150 w GPS
  • INAV with iPad
  • Raymarine ST60 Depth
  • Autopilot Simrad hydraulic (2018) Hydraulic WH (backup)
  • UK Henry Brown & Son Compass
Water Maker
  • Cruise RO engine driven 25 gals/hu
Air Conditioning and Heating
  • Propane Newport by Dickinson heater
  • Engine water heater
  • Portable A/C that fits into a hatch
  • 3 Burner propane stove with oven
  • Isotherm fridge/freezer
  • Stanless sinks
  • Microwave oven
  • Icebox
  • Hot & cold pressure water
  • Water heater 110V and engine circulation heat
  • Center cockpit
  • Hard top over companionway & cockpit
  • Double door companionway entrance
  • Galley on Starboard side
  • U shape salon settee with table to port
  • Forward to port is the head with sink
  • Wet head with shower and sump pump
  • Vee Berth forward
  • Nav station is at helm in cockpit
  • Aft cabin access from cockpit
  • aft cabin two single beds with head Porta potty and sink
  • Engine access through sub lazarette
  • Salon settee converts to a double berth
Ground Tackle
  • Rocna 66 30 KG at bow, 275' 5/16 cjaom
  • 22S Danforth with 25' chain plus rode
  • Fortress FX 23 Stern anchor with 25' chain and 450 feet of rode
  • Custom anchor snubber bridle
  • Lighthouse SS windlass with deck foot switch and cockpit switch
  • 1,000 fee of spare line
Additional Information
  • 12V Naxa TV, DVD with surround sound installed
  • Portable fans
  • Hard dinghy on stern manual double davit
  • 3hp Yanmar 2 stroke outboard
  • 2 BBQ's 1 propane and 1 charcoal
  • Flopper stopper magna SS
  • Teak fold out cockpit table
  • Massive stern chainplates for series drogue

Additional Features


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. Buyer should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht, and should instruct his agents, or his surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

Bill Adams

Yacht & Ship Sales

415-425-5099 - mobile
415-484-1300 - office

3300 Powell St., Ste 105
Emeryville, CA 94608

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