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1984 Lancer Lancer 40

Marina Del Rey, California


This one of a kind motor sailor is a must see for anyone looking to enjoy the water in luxury and comfort. Built in 1983, this Lancer 40 has been recently customized with many updated amenities and attention to detail. In 2017 two new Volvo Penta MD11C/1105 diesel engines with sail drives and folding propellers were installed along with all new electrical systems.
The interior hosts a large forward walk around bed with abundant storage and one of two TVs. The galley is equipped with a standing refrigerator/ freezer, stainless gimbled gas range, large stainless sink and Caesarstone counter. A large solid teak dining table opens to seat six. Custom cushions, aft lazaret bunk,and forward facing chart table make this a must see for a cruising or live aboard enthusiast.

An electric winch with superfurl main and jib sails makes shorthanded sailing easy. 

Basic Boat Info

Make: Lancer
Model: Lancer 40
Year: 1984
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Lancer Yachts
Designer: Herb David
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: LPY37020M83A
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 40 ft
Length Overall: 39'6 ft
Waterline Length: 33'8 ft
Beam: 12 ft
Max Draft: 6'3 ft
Ballast: 4000 lb
Electrical Circuit: 12v
Double Berths: 3
Cabins Count: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: MD 11C/110S
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 23hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 BladeBronze
  • Engine Location: Port
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Year: 2017
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: MD 11C/110S
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 23hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 BladeBronze
  • Engine Location: Starboard
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Year: 2017
Total Engine Power: 46hp


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 50 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Steel
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 140 gal
Water Tank Material: Steel
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 35 gal
Holding Tank Material: Grp


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Sail
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Motorsailers, sail


Jim Murrell
Power or Sail, Buy or Sell
Murrell Yachts


Murrell Yachts
4514 Spencer St
Torrance, California, US, 90503

Custom refit in 2017

Sol mate had an extensive refit in 2017 that included new:

  • Twin Volvo engines
  • Engine controls
  • Electric Winch
  • Eisenglass cockpit enclosure
  • Full interior upholstery, flooring, cabinets, countertops, curtains, lighting
  • Appliances
  • Fresh water head system
  • Xantrex battery charger
  • main breaker panels
  • Engine control panels
External main mast furler, jib furler
  • The main has an external superfurl main syste
  • Headsail has superfurl jib system



2017 refit included:

  • Twin Volvo Penta Diesel MD 11C/110s with saildrives
  • controls
  • batteries
  • wiring



The refit replaced all interior materials. Forward is the master cabin with hanging lockers. An electric freshwater head with shower is next. The main salon with galley is huge and includes settees with a full galley and dining table. A full size refrigerator compliments the galley. 



Murrell Yachts 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.

Additional Contact Information
For showing or with questions call/text/email Jim Murrell at Murrell Yachts. 310-717-0775,