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Hardy 40Ds

Estimated price for orientation: 495 000 $

Category: Cruisers
Class: Power

Hardy 40Ds - Hardy demonstrator offer

The Hardy 40DS created quite a stir upon launch and looks likely to be a long standing model in the new Windboats Hardy range. Combining stunning lines with versatile accommodation, luxurious build quality, economic cruising and practical features the 40DS is one of the most desirable boats in its class. Windboats are now offering their lightly used ex demonstrator at a great price which includes over £35,000 worth of extras free including an upgraded electrical installation with 3.5kw inverter, 5.7kw generator, hidden saloon TV, upgraded lighting and luxury galley. Also equipped with a full Raymarine electronics package, heating and many other features it is an excellent opportunity to get a fully equipped boat ready for the coming season. 

This ex demonstrator is ready for immediate delivery and available exclusive of VAT if desired/applicable. For more information on this or a new Hardy please contact our Essex office on (01621) 785600.

The Hardy 40DS can be tailored to suit your own tastes and requirements with a wide variety of different finishes, fittings and designs available providing a truly bespoke solution and premium quality product. The company demonstrator has a high level of custom features demonstrating the quality and style available from Windboats, fitted are the following options: 

  • Maple wood cabinetry with walnut galley and flooring
  • Avonite Night Pearl galley work surfaces and heads
  • Concealed fridge, induction hob and separate oven
  • Custom saloon table with integrated storage
  • Additional galley stowage locker
  • Cedar lined owners cabin wardrobe
  • Drop down aft facing cockpit seat
  • Oceanair venetian blinds and sky screens
  • Additional luxury spec cushions and upholstery
  • Hidden TV with DVD and entertainment system
  • Upgraded dimmable LED lighting and additional colour changing mood lighting
  • Eberspacher diesel fired heating


The accommodation offers four berths in two sleeping cabins with good headroom throughout.

FORWARD CABIN: Central island double berth with Alcantara upholstered headboard and side panels. Excellent stowage is provided by top opening lockers to port and starboard, a large hanging locker with automatic light (to port) and beneath berth stowage. Excellent ventilation and natural light fill the cabin via the large opening hatch to foredeck and portlights, with LED reading and overheads lights for the evening. 

HEADS COMPARTMENT: Located to starboard and equipped with a separate shower area, wash basin, marine toilet with electric flush, mirror, vanity unit,towel rail, toothbrush holder, lighting, ample storage and portlight. Should a washing machine be required a specially designed locker has been created which is accessed via the shower cubicle.

SIDE CABIN: The side cabin is laid out in an L-shape to provide a comfortable reading area, dressing room or 'snug' whilst also offering two well proportioned single berths for guests. A hanging locker and beneath berth storage lockers offer excellent additional storage either for long term cruising or visiting guests. Fitted with LED reading and overhead lighting and a portlight.

WHEELHOUSE SALOON: Large raised helm position to port with twin KAB suspension seats offering fantastic comfort and very good visibility with full instrumentation. The large U-shaped settee aft to port provides comfortable seating for six adults around an adjustable folding inlaid wood dining table, with an additional drop down aft facing bench seat for alfresco dining. Chart table with red light for night navigation. Various lockers and cupboards provide plenty of easily accessed storage and there is a hidden LCD TV, DVD player, stereo and digital TV integrated in to the high quality cabinetry. Excellent light and ventilation are provided by two large skylights forward, large side windows with fitted blinds and sliding bi-fold doors to the cockpit. 

GALLEY: Large linear galley to starboard in the wheelhouse saloon with high quality work surfaces and equipped with a Neff induction electric hob, oven and grill, fridge, sink and good stowage space.  

GENERAL EQUIPMENT: Hot and cold pressurised water is supplied throughout via a calorifier with immersion coil whilst a 227 litre holding tank with monitoring system, deck and overboard discharge facilities is also standard equipment. 

EXTERIOR SPACE: The large teak laid aft cockpit has aft bench seats to port and starboard with storage lockers either side of the central transom door, a concealed aft facing bench seat from the saloon and excellent access to the wide, safe side decks. A large lazarette offers extra storage space and the teak laid bathing platform has a hot and cold transom shower and a concealed bathing ladder. 




Motor Yachts

Express Cruiser



Year built2014


Hull MaterialFibreglass



Sleeping places3