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1998 Island Packet 40

Daytona Beach, Florida


Proven Ready-to-Go Bluewater Cruiser

YOU BET is hull #99 of the very popular Island Packet 40 model. She is very well equipped for the cruising life style including: In Mast Furling Mainsail, Solar Panels,  Watermaker, Dinghy & Outboard, Chartplotter and Full Array of Electronics,  Dodger, and New 2010 Lifelines. All manuals on board & maintenance records available.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $144,900
Boat Name: You Bet
Make: Island Packet
Model: 40
Year: 1998
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Island Packet
Designer: Bob Johnson
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: TDL40099F798
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 40 ft
Length Overall: 41'6 ft
Waterline Length: 34 ft
Beam: 12'11 ft
Max Draft: 4'8 ft
Displacement: 22,800 lb
Bridge Clearance: 53'8 ft
Ballast: 10,000 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH2E
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 50hp
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Engine Hours: 2488
Cruising Speed: 5.65 kn
Maximum Speed: 6.84 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 90 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 170 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 30 gal


Heads Count: 2
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Cruisers, Cutter, Racers and Cruisers


Mike Fauser
EMAIL: CELL PHONE: 941.518.5614 We realize your time is important and you may drive a long distance so please call in advance . SHOWINGS BY APPOINTMENT.
Whiteaker Yacht Sales


Whiteaker Yacht Sales
1035 Riverside Drive
Palmetto, Florida, US, 34221
Tel:941-776-0616 or 941-518-5614


You Bet has 2 staterooms and 2 heads which provide comfortable accommodations for 4 people or 7 including convertible berth in salon and salon settee.
In the Master stateroom is the forward head with shower (drain to auto sump) teak shower seat w/curtain, large vanity w/polished stainless steel sink, unbreakable mirror, storage cabinets, and recessed lighting.
The roomy and comfortable owner's suite is next. It has a queen sized pullman berth, excellent ventilation and ample storage with bins and drawers underneath the berth,(6) cedar lined bureau drawers, and a cedar-lined hanging locker to port.
The spacious main salon has a bulkhead mounted fold-up dining table that expands a second time to provide salon wide dining. An L-shaped settee which pulls out to make a double berth is to starboard and a settee and another cedar-lined hanging locker to port. Large stowage areas behind and under each settee. Bernina sewing machine in storage cabinet.
The stock navigation desk and instrument panel is separated from the galley by a custom unit for more instruments and galley shelves. There is a chart stowage drawer beneath the salon settee.
The large galley has an all Stainless Steel gimballed 3-burner propane stove with oven with pot and pan storage underneath, double s/s sinks with hot/cold pressure water and a manual water pump, refrigerator/freezer, roll away trash bin, and ample storage in the form of cubbies, cabinets, and cutlery drawers.
The aft cabin features an extra large berth, storage bins, drawers and cedar-lined hanging locker.
The aft head is accessible from both the salon and aft cabin and features a drop down teak shower seat and curtain, vanity w/stainless steel sink, and full length unbreakable mirror.
The engine is under the companionway and is easily accessible from all four sides.
The cockpit is large and comfortable with cockpit seats that are easily long enough for lounging or sleeping. It has lots of storage including a cockpit ice box and large lazarette.

  • 13 Opening Ports with Zaror CloSure Shades
  • 7 Deck Hatches with Sunbrella covers
  • 4 Deck Dorade Vents
  • New Custom Memory Foam Mattress in Master Cabin 2019
  • Large forepeak w/louvered access door to anchor and chain locker
  • Courtesy/Night Lights by Companionway
  • Storage rack for companionway boards
  • Molded slip resistant cabin sole in entry, galley, and heads
  • Teak & Holly sole throughout
  • Bernina Sewing Machine
  • Equator S/S 3-Burner Propane Stove/Oven
  • Propane tanks (2) stored in vented locker
  • Remotely operated solenoid & pressure gauge to check for leaks
  • Xintex Gas Detector with 2 sensors (New 2011)
  • Refrigerator & Freezer
  • Separate DC Aircooled Technautics Refrigeration Compressors
  • Adler Barber Controllers for Refrigeration and Freezer
  • Double Stainless Steel Sinks
  • Hot and Cold Pressure Water
  • Manual Pump at Sink
  • High Pressure Laminate Counters w/sea rails on all edges
  • Roll away trash bin
  • Teak dish racks
  • Cutlery Drawers
  • Abundant Storage
  • Simrad HDL 2000 MK2 L Autopilot (New 2006) controlled by a Simrad AP-22 (new 2009)
  • Simrad J300X Junction Unit
  • Robertson RF300 rudder feedback
  • Simrad RFC 35 fluxgate compass
  • Simrad Radar 
  • Standard Horizon GX1500S Fixed VHF - (New 2010)
  • Standard Horizon RAM 3 VHF Remote Mic - (New 2010)
  • Icom IC-M1 Portable VHF
  • SG-200 HF-SSB telephone/radio with power talk remote head & SG-230 Smart Tuner
  • SSB backstay aerial
  • Simrad NSE12 Chart Plotter at Helm
  • Speedtech Digital Sailing Barometer
  • Simrad  IS20 Wind
  • Raymarine TriData, depth & speed at Nav Station
  • Vizo 32" TV
  • Fusion Stereo CD/AM/FM/Bluetooth Player
  • VHF/Stereo, Shakespeare antenna splitter
  • VHF masthead antenna (New 2009)
  • Breakers protect all 12 volt and 120 volt circuits.
  • GFCI protected. 120 Volt outlets in galley and heads.
  • Guest Galvanic Isolator
  • House Batteries - 9 Group 30 AGM
  • Engine Start - 1 AGM
  • Battery selection switch (New 2011)
  • Inverter/Charger: 120Volt 100amp Xantrex Freedom Marine 20
  • Xantrex Link 2000 Monitor Controller (New 2011)
  • Alternator: High Output (180/200amp hour at 14volt)
  • Xantrex Alternator Regulator (New 2011)
  • Two Sharp 250 Watt Solar Panels and Outback Controller
  • Heart Echo-Charger to ensure starter battery fully charged
Ground Tackle
  • Lofrans 1200 Watt Tigres Electric Windlass with Controls at bow and Helm (New 2005)
  • Primary Anchor: 44 lb. SL Delta with 250' of 10 mml. chain rode
  • Secondary Anchor: 44lb. SL Bruce with 190' of 5/8" 3 strand nylon & 12' HT 5/16" chain
  • Anchor wash pump, through hull and coiled hose
  • Yanmar 4JH2E 50HP Engine with 2488 hours
  • Gear Box: Kanzaki 2.63 ratio
  • Starter motor & switch (New 2008)
  • Whitlock Mechanical Steering
  • Shaft: S/S w/dripless shaft seal
  • Propeller: 3-Blade Bronze
  • Rudder mounted on aft edge of skeg
  • Emergency S/S Tiller
  • Racor Primary Fuel Filter
  • 90 Gallon Fuel Tank
  • 170 Gallon Aluminum Water Tank
  • Spectra Ventura 200T Watermaker
  • Fresh water pressure pump (New 2010)
  • Automatic (New 2010) & Manual Bilge Pumps
  • Shower sump pump (New 2011)
  • Icebox drain pump
  • Manual Heads (2) w/Holding Tank
  • Five Caframo 12V Ventilation Fans 
  • Many Tools and Spare Parts
  • Four Person Auto launch deck mounted Off Shore Life raft (needs recertification) 
  • Exterior Teak Refinished 2020
  • All Bronze Seacocks and Thru-Hull
  • AB Dinghy (New 2015)
  • Tohatsu 4-stroke 9.9HP Outboard (New 2015)
  • Dinghy Davits
  • Bimini Arch for Solar Panels
  • Bimini & Dodger with New Glass 2014
  • Stainless Steel Vinyl Covered Lifelines (New 2010)
  • Canvas Covers for winches, hatches, pedestal, solar panels, & windlass
  • Cockpit Cushions
  • Cockpit Table
  • Tops-in-Quality side swim ladder (New 2005)
  • Cockpit Shower
  • Type II Lifejackets (3)
  • Mustang CO2 Jackets w/Harness (2)
  •  Life Ring
  • Two Fire Extinguishers 
  • Flares
  • Navigation Lights
  • Sails inspected annually - in good shape
  • In-Mast UK Furling Main Sail 2014
  • 130%  UK Roller Furling Genoa 2014
  • UK Roller Furling Staysail 2014
  • Rigid Boom Vang
  • Dutchman Boom Brake
  • Lines led thru stoppers to cockpit
  • Mast Steps (23)
  • Two Lewmar 48 CST 2-speed Genoa Sheet Winches on cabin top
  • Lewmar 30 CST 2-speed Main furler & outhaul on cabin top
  • Lewmar 30 CST 2-speed Main Sheet & Spare Halyard on Cabin Top
  • Lewmar 24C 2-speed Halyard Winches (2) on Mast
  • Lewmar 8C Staysail Halyard Winch on Mast
  • Lewmar 8C Staysail Sheet Winch on Cabin Top
Additional Contact Information CELL: 941-518-5614

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