The J-40 is a proven performer in all conditions with incredible ease of handling.  ELAN can be easily managed by a couple.  Below decks, a large V berth forward with ensuite head /shower is complemented by a generous main cabin and innovative galley.  The guest cabin and head aft with wet locker completes this ideal 40’ cruiser.


Elan J-40 1989 6 berths, 2 heads with showers TBD Rockpland, ME $6200/wk 2024


Design J-40
Designer Rod Johnstone
Builder J Boats/TPI
Hull Construction Fiberglass
Year Built 1989
Rigging Navtec Rod
LOA 40' 3"
LWL 34'
Beam 12' 2"
Draft 5'
Weight 18,000 lb.
Ballast lbs.
Engine Beta Marine 38
Sail Area 765 sqft
Water Capacity 120 US Gallons
Fuel Capacity 35 US Gallons
Holding Tank 20 US Gallons

The entire below decks interior is finished in varnished teak.  There is varnished teak and holly cabin sole throughout 1 double V berth in the forward cabin; 1 king berth in the aft cabin; 2 single berths in the main salon; 2 heads with showers; pressurized hot and cold water w/ 6 gal hot water tank; opening hatches and ports with screens throughout.

Has an ESPAR D5LC cabin heater, Jensen KDC-9860 AM/FM/CD 40w stereo radio with 4 speakers in main salon and 2 in cockpit; SiriusXM Radio with external antenna


6.5 cu ft ice box with Sea Frost refrigeration; Force 10 3 burner propane stove with oven; complete galley gear; double stainless steel galley sink.


Spacious J-Boat large cockpit with cushions; dodger and bimini with connector and side curtains; teak cockpit table 


12 volt power with 2 house batteries and 1 engine start battery: Echo Charge system; 120 volt shore power with battery charger


2 VHF radios,  knot meter, depth sounder, wind instruments and autopilot; Garmin 2023 and 18” radar.

New Garwin wind, depth and speed instruments and a new Garmin autopilot



Beta Marine 38 engine;  Flexofold 3 blade folding propeller

Sails and Accessories

Roller furling135% genoa; mainsail with 4 battens and 2 reef points; wheel steering; primary winches; main sheet winches at helm; halyard winches; Lewmar electric windlass; 35lb CQR anchor with150’ of chain and 100’ rope rode; 1 Danforth anchor with rode; salt water wash down; swim ladder;  safty equipment as required by US Coast Guard for coastal cruising.

Elan has a 10' West Marine rigid bottom inflatable dinghy with a 6hp Tohatsu outboard.

Location Rockland Maine