Shuttleworth Tektron 40 - “Moondance II ”

Shuttleworth Tektron 40 - “Moondance II ”

John Shuttleworth is a legendary British catamaran designer. He created a series of designs for a Canadian company called Tektron, and a number of boats were built there, and they have been very successful hi performance sailors over the years. Moondance is a modified Tektron 35, she was extended 5 feet, fit for diesels, and has a bridgedeck saloon. This is an extraordinary performance cruising cat that averages high speeds in very nice comfort. This is a cat for someone who comes from a background that expects a boat to point well, sail off the wind well, and easily sail 200 plus miles a days on passage. The interior of the boat is very innovative, and surprisingly roomy and comfortable for living aboard.

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LOA: 40'
TYPE: Shuttleworth
MODEL: Tektron 40
YEAR: 2000
USD: $229,000
LYING: MA, United States
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Managing Broker
Derek Escher

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name

Keel: Centerboard

LOA: 39 ft 0 in
Bridge Clearance: 57 ft 0 in
Dry Weight: 11000 lbs

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Kubota/Nanni
Engine Model: 375 HE
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: Folding propeller
Engine(s) Total Power: 21 HP

Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Kubota/Nanni
Engine Model: 375 HE
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: Folding propeller
Engine(s) Total Power: 21 HP

Number of twin berths: 2
Number of double berths: 2
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2


Boat Name Moondance

Dimensions LOA 40 0
Beam 24 0
LWL approx. 39 0
Min Draft 3 10
Max Draft 6 6
Weight approx. 11,000 lbs.
Bridge Clearance 58 0

Engines 1 and 2 Kubota/Nanni
Model 3.75 HE
Propellors 2 blade folding bronze
Fuel Type Diesel
Fuel 2 x 18 gals
Water 1x30 + 1x40 gallons
Holding 1 x 25 gallons
Accomodations Cabins 2, sleeps 6
Heads 2
Interior layout 2 cabins, sleeps 6
Cored fiberlas/carbon/Kevlar
Sunbrella cushions
2 tables foam core laminates
2 Jabsco manual porcelain heads, Whale pump
Hanging locker Starboard
Navigation station Port with electronic panel
LED lighting throughout
3 -10 fans
Nicro Day and night ventilation

Electronics Garmin 740s with sounder
Garmin 18 HD radar
Garmin XM satellite antenna for music and weather
Raymarine ST-60 Tridata
Raymarine ST-60 sounder
Raymarine linear belowdeck autopilot with remote
Standard Horizon VHF
5 Compass mounted on Binnacle

Electrical 2 120 watt Kyocera panels on davits
2 85 watt panels on cabin top
2 sets of solar regulators
Victron 2000 watt inverter/charger
Link 10 monitor
House bank of 3 - 8a8d? batteries
Port side starter AGM battery Northstar 2200

Galley 12 volt Isotherm Refrigerator/freezer 3 cubic ft.
Twin SS sinks
Pressurized/filtered water
3 burner Eno stove
Isotemp hot water heater via port side engine

On Deck Sunbrella cushions
Hardtop bimini
Cockpit dinette for 6
Zip out windows for dinette
2 speakers for music

Mechanical 4 - #44 Lewmar main winches
Delta 35# anchor primary anchor
FX 23 Fortress storm anchor
2 - #40 Lewmar winches on mast base
Lewmar clutches x 19 in cockpit
Lewmar clutches x 6 on mast
2 synthetic running backstays
Stainless 1x19 rigging NEW
4 NEW synthetic whisker stays on bowsprit
Twin davits for holding dinghy and motor
2 sets of NEW double lifelines with safety net on lower lines
Harken battcars on Mainsail
Zippered sunbrella mainsail cover
4 large fenders
6 opening Lewmar hatches
2 Lewmar escape hatches
2 opening ports forward inner sides

Safety 6 Lifevests
1 lifesling system
flare kit
Fog horn
3 bilge pumps
spares for engines

40' Tektron Shuttleworth Tek-35 modified 



Outstanding professional update of a Tektron Tek-35 that extends the transoms to 40 LOA and adds twin diesels, giving this beautiful Shuttleworth design greatly enhanced seakeeping and load carrying ability. A single raised helm gives 360 degree visibility. Single daggerboard design is improved with mini-keel on starboard (as approved by John Shuttleworth) to both protect the rudder and give extraordinary pointing ability. New Hydranet sails were used with Harken furlers to commonly achieve double digit speeds, all lines led back to cockpit and self-tacking jib for easy handling. The open deck of the original Tek-35 now has an enclosed dinette in the cockpit with soft windshields that can be zippered open. The helmsperson sits with a sliding window and a hard top over their head to stay dry and sun-free yet with an incredible view all around.

Port side forward, a spacious head has a custom 25 gal holding tank and a hot water shower. The Nav station is amidships with single bunks that convert to another double. The Port aft is a queen-sized cabin with lots of ventilation and storage.
Forward in the starboard hull is a large double cabin with a head and a sink. A generous galley runs amidships with pressurized filtered water, a 3 burner stove, and a 12 volt Isotherm Ref/freezer that runs 24/7 using 410 watts of solar power mounted on top of dinghy davits and the cockpit dinette. The aft portion of the starboard hull has a 6 person dinette, rear window modified to remain open during rainstorms.

On deck forward is a large trampoline with good access to the mast and cockpit. The helmsperson sits comfortably under the hardtop and behind sliding windows that are all supported by an anodized aluminum frame. The standing rigging is brand new as is the Garmin 740s GPS plotter/radar/depth sounder and an XM satellite antenna for weather offshore. Raymarine ST-60 instruments complete the package. Moondance is ready to do some seriously fast cruising in comfort.

Equipment:Twin 21 hp kubota diesels
Garmin 740s GPS/sounder/radar
Raymarine linear autopilot w remote
self tacking jib, new hdyranet sails, screacher
New standing rigging, lifelines

Disclaimer: The Multihull 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.

Managing Broker

Derek Escher

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Fax: 215-508-2706
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