La Paz Yachts

40′ Valiant


Located in: San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico
Year: 1976
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Yachtworld Number: 4025065

The Valiant 40 has been revered as one of the BEST blue water hulls designed, and “Berkana”, with her over 100,000 miles at sea is a fine example of this quality Robert Perry designed classic. The Valiant was inducted into the American Sailboat Hall of Fame in 1997 and has won more both single- and double-handed trans-ocean races than any other boat made. She’s swift, comfortable and forgiving, ready to cross an ocean or cruise the coastal waters in comfort.

The accommodations rival those of much larger yachts. Some of the recent upgrades include new sails, fresh rebuild on a Perkins 4108, all new halyards and sheets, batteries, interior, head, electronics; new color matched dodger (waiting for pick up in La Paz), etc. Boat is in the water and ready to go. Be sure to click on full specs to see all she has to offer.

This vessel is located in beautiful San Carlos Sonora, Mexico, A short 250 mile drive on a safe 4 lane highway from Nogales, Az. San Carlos is a known boating destination/community, featuring breathtaking scenery, quiet anchorages nearby, great fishing, diving, two marinas, 3 haul out facilities and much more. Come let the experts in yacht ownership in Mexico, show you how easy it is to begin your cruising dreams today.

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. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Financial and titling transactions are conducted in the US or Canada by licensed agents. An offshore purchase means great savings and the process is more hassle-free than you may think! Call for details.

La Paz Yachts
Tom Murray, Broker
La Paz, BCS, Mexico 23000
011 52 (612) 123-1948


San Carlos





Full Specs


Length Overall: 46.67ft
Max Draft: 6ft
Beam: 14.75ft
Length at Waterline: 34ft
Fresh Water Tank: 125 Gal
Fuel Tank: 85 Gal


Engine Make: Perkins
Engine Model: 4-108
Total Power: 50hp
Engine Hours: 2670
Fuel Type: Diesel


  • New Leitch and McBride sails including asymmetric spinnaker 2021. Yankee, 130% Genoa, storm sail, staysail.
  • New Garmin 942 chart plotter and radar with intigrated Class B AIS.
  • New interior 2021
  • Ray marine wind, depth and speed.
  • Iridium GO with spare SIM cards
  • New head 2021
  • New thru hull valves 2021
  • New halyards 2021
  • Dickinson BBQ
  • Massive fridge freezer
  • 2 inverters
  • Double sink in galley
  • 3 burner stove with oven
  • Chef restraint for cooking underway
  • Epirb
  • Life raft
  • Red/white interior led lighting
  • More tools than can be noted
  • Entire inventoried spares list (spare everything) including a spare transmission
  • Rebuilt Perkins 4-108 @ 2670 hours
  • Rig inspection 2021
  • Out of water survey 2021
  • 2.5 hp Yamaha dinghy outboard
  • Custom nesting beach landing dinghy on deck
  • All kitchen equipment
  • Bose mini
  • Digital barograph
  • SSB
  • Icom VHF
  • Hand held vhf
  • New promariner battery charger
  • 200 watt solar panels
  • Monitor wind vane with 5 spare blades
  • New 55 pound delta anchor with 300’ high tensile chain
  • Spare 45 pound Bruce anchor
  • Smart plug 2021
  • 4 inflatable pfds with integrated harnesses and safety lanyards
  • Jack lines around entire deck
  • Hammock, guitar, crib board.
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