Boat Details

40′ Valiant Cutter


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Yacht World Number: 3504154
Located in: La Paz, BCS, Mexico
Year: 1977
Hull Material: Fiberglass

Touchstone” 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 standing rig (2013), new Furuno electronics (2018), new bimini, dodger, cabin settees (2018), new Lexan in ports (2018), hull and deck refinished (2015). Be sure click on full specs to see all she has to offer.

Touchstone is located right here in the heart of paradise. La Paz, Mexico, the gateway to the Sea of Cortez, home to some of the worlds most renowned cruising grounds. Dozens of beautiful anchorages with white sandy beaches, crystal clear warm Sea of Cortez water, tons of sea life. Let the experts in yacht ownership in Mexico, show you how easy it is to begin your cruising life 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.

La Paz Yachts
Division of Mazatlan Marine Center
Tom & Cindy
Marina de la Paz
La Paz, BCS, Mexico 23000
Toll-free 1-855-225-2729
Other Local (612) 123-1948


Full Specs

Keel: Modified Fin
LOA: 39 ft 11 in
Beam: 12 ft 4 in
LWL: 34 ft 0 in
Minimum Draft: 6 ft 0 in
Displacement: 22000 lbs
Ballast: 7700 lbs
Headroom: 6 ft 1 in
Engine Brand: Westerbeke
Engine Model: 40
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 2928
Engine Power: 39 HP
Cruising Speed: 5 knots @ 1800 RPM
Maximum Speed: 7 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: Port tank is 40 gallons in stainless (2017), starboard tank is 40 gallons in aluminum, repaired in 2010
Fuel Tanks: 1 (100 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 1 (30 Gallons)
  • Accommodations

    • Port side aft quarter berth sleeps 2
    • Port settee extends to sleep 2, new Sunbrella 2018
    • Stbd settee sleeps 1, new Sunbrella 2018
    • V-berth sleeps 2
    • Fwd head with shower


    • REFRIGERATION: Danfoss BD55 and engine driven compressor  w/2 holding plates
    • FREEZER: Yes
    • MICROWAVE: 700 watt
    • WATER HEATER: 6 Gal Raritan
    • STOVE: Regal 4-burner propane w/oven
    • SINK: Double
    • OTHER: Spill-over freezer/fridge
      Dickinson Sea BBQ w/5 lbs tank

    Navigation and electronics

    • SSB: Icom M710
    • SSB TUNER: SGC 239
    • RADAR: Furuno NXT, 24 mile range (2018)
    • RADAR ALARM: Yes
    • VHF 1: Standard Horizon Explorer with remote cockpit mic, 2018
    • VHF 2: Handheld Uniden Atlantis 2502
    • GPS: Furuno TZT12F (2018)
    • GPS #2: Furuno 1870F (2018)
    • DEPTH SOUNDER: Furuno T2T12F and 1870F
    • KNOT/METER LOG: Furuno F170 (2018)
    • WIND SPEED / DIRECTION: Furuno F170 (2018)
    • AUTOPILOT: Furuno 711C hydraulic (electronics 2018)
    • PLOTTER: Furuno TZT12F
    • COMPASS: Ritchie binnacle and AquaMeter at nav st
    • COMPUTER: Panasonic CF74 laptop
    • WX FAX: Furuno Fax30
    • TV/DVD/VCR: Naxa 22 inch plays DVD’s (2018)
    • STEREO: Panasonic


    • BATTERIES: 6 Trojan T105 w/600 amp-hours
    • BATTERY MONITOR: Xantrex Link Pro
    • INVERTOR: Xantrex HFS 2000 Pure Sine Wave, manual (2018)
    • GENERATOR: Honda EU 2000I with 30 hours
    • ALTERNATOR: Powerline 120
    • AC VOLTAGES: 110V
    • DC VOLTAGES: 12V
    • SOLAR PANELS: 3 panels (185,85,85 watts) each w/its own regulator
    • OTHER: LED and fluorescent interior lights
      Balmar MC612 regulator and spare
      Isolation transformer for AC input
      2 Dockside electrical cables
      Emergency starting battery and Xantrex Echo Charger
      Propane sensor
      2 Carbon monoxide/smoke detectors (2019)


    • BILGE PUMP: 2 Electric 3 Manual
    • FIRE EXTINGUISHING: Halon manual in engine room
      4 Dry chemical in salon
    • FUEL FILTERS: 2 Racor
    • FUEL SHUT OFF: Stove and engine
    • HEAD TYPE: Overboard
    • HOLDING TANK: 30 gal. electric, manual
    • WATERMAKER: Village Marine Tech Little Wonder 6 gal/hr
    • PROPELLER: 16″ 3-blade Autostream feathering SS
    • EXTRA PROPELLER: 2 Blade bronze
    • STEERING: Wheel
    • TRANSMISSION: Paragon hydraulic
    • WINDVANE: Aries, rebuilt with new style paddle
    • OTHER: Walther V-drive, rebuilt 2017
    Deck and hull
    Hull and deck refinished in 2015
    Hull below waterline refinished in 2017
    Keel repaired in 2018

    • ANCHOR: Rocna 33 kg with 330′ 5/16″ G4 chain
    • ANCHOR 2: Fortress FX-37 with 100′ chain and 100′ rope
    • ANCHOR 3: Danforth 20 with 40′ chain and 100′ rope
    • WINDLASS: Maxwell VWC 2200
    • DINGHY: Southern Pacific 8′ 5″ aluminum bottom
      5 HP Mercury 2-stroke
    • BOW ROLLERS: One
    • NAV LIGHTS: Tricolor
    • DECK LIGHTS: Yes
    • GATES: 2
    • LADDER: Boardinng
    • OTHER : Foredeck box w/2 20 lbs aluminum propane tanks
      Cockpit shower w/hot and cold water
      Sunbrella dodger and bimini, new 2018
      Sunbrella covers for hatches
      Garhauer OB motor hoist
      Boat repainted in 2015 to get the wooden rub rail encapsulated in fiberglass and epoxy in order to prevent rust stains on the hull (common in older Valiants that still have the exposed original wood rub rail).


    • MAIN: Yes, Full Batten. Neil Pryde Offshore (2009)
    • JIB: Yes
    • SPINNAKER: Yes, North in an ATN sock
    • #1 GENOA: Yes, with foam luff. Neil Pryde Offshore (2009)
    • STAYSAIL: Yes
    • DRIFTER: Yes
    • TYPES OF SAILS: Cruise equipped
    • TRAVELER: 4:1
    • ROLLER FURL: Harken
    • BACKSTAY ADJUSTER: Navtec hydraulic
    • PREVENTER / BOOM BREAK: Wichard boom brake
    • BOOM VANG: Garhauer
    • MAST: Aluminum, keel stepped
    • STANDING RIGGGING: New in 2013
    • WINCHES: 2 Lewmar 48 ST
      2 Lewmar 30 ST
      2 Lewmar 30
      2 Lewmar 40
      2 Barient 27 ST
    • LINES LED AFT: Yes
    • SPIN POLE: Yes
    • OTHER: Titanium shroud chainplates
      Light air drifter w/wireluff on Profurl
      Continuous line furler
      Tides Marine “Strong Track” mainsail slide system


    • LIFEJACKETS: 2 West Marine auto w/ harness
    • LIFESLING: Yes
    • LIFE RINGS: 1
    • LIFERAFT: Zodiac “Coaster” valise, 2014


    • RODS: 1
    • REELS: 1
    • ROD HOLDERS: 1


    • Magma SS flopper stopper
    • 65 volume cruising library
    • Dickinson P9000 propane bulkhead heater
    • ATN Topclimber for going up the mast by yourself


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