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1981 Islander 40

San Diego, California


40' Islander Peterson '81 "Reindeer"

REINDEER is for the discerning buyer.  If you are looking for the finest and most loved Islander Peterson on the water today then REINDEER is the boat for you.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $47,500
Boat Name: Reindeer
Make: Islander
Model: 40
Year: 1981
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Designer: Doug Peterson
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 40 ft
Length Overall: 40 ft
Waterline Length: 30'10 ft
Beam: 11'10 ft
Min Draft: 7'2 ft
Displacement: 17,000 lb
Cabin Headroom: 6'3 ft
Ballast: 7,700 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Pathfinder
  • Model: 50
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 42hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
Cruising Speed: 6 kn
Propeller RPM: 1800
Maximum Speed: 7 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 35 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 48 gal
Water Tank Material: Stainless Steel
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 20 gal
Holding Tank Material: Plastic


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Sloop, Racers and Cruisers


our office
Yachtfinders Windseakers


Yachtfinders Windseakers
2330 Shelter Island Drive Suite 207
San Diego, California, US, 92106
Tel:(619) 224-2349


Chain locker access and V berth stateroom with privacy door forward. Features include 6 outboard overhead storage bins both port and starboard, 4 drawers and cabinet storage with shelf to port and hanging locker with shelf to starboard. Moving aft, the head with vanity and stainless sink are to port with entry from the stateroom and salon and a wet locker is opposite to starboard. Next aft is the salon with opposing settees separated by a table with folding leaves. A sea berth is overhead of the settee to port and 2 shelves are overhead of the settee to starboard. Again aft and to port of the companionway is the galley. 

It features include large double stainless sinks, dry storage, 3 burner stove with oven and ice box. Plenty of counter space, cabinet storage as well as 3 drawers under the sinks in the galley. Starboard of the companionway is a large navigation station and the electrical panels. Aft of the navigation station is a quarter berth.  


Ice box

Gas Systems CNG 3-burner stove/oven

Pressure water system

Atwood 6-gallon water heater

(2) stainless steel sinks

Electronics and Navigation

Datamarine wind direction

Datamarine A181 distance and speed logs

Datamarine depth sounder

Danforth compass

Magellan 5200 DX GPS

Standard Horizon VHF radio

AM/FM/CD with salon and cockpit speakers


Plow anchor, chain, rode

Dodger, awning, wheel, winch, hand rails, main sail covers, head sail U/V cover

Dinghy not included

Anchor light

Deck light


Running lights

Steaming light

Bow pulpit, rails

Lifelines, stanchions

Boarding gates

Dock lines

Swim ladder

Kuuma BBQ

Outboard mount


Cockpit cushions

Hatch glass and port-lights replaced


Date of last bottom paint 2014

Engine and Mechanical

Racor fuel filters

Raw water sea strainer

Cockpit engine controls

Thermal/acoustic engine area insulation

CO2/manual engine fire extinguishers

1-manual, 1-electric bilge pumps

Wheel steering

Manual/overboard discharge head

20-gallon plastic holding tank

New water pump (12/2016)

Electrical System

12V DC – 110V AC

(2) Group 24 batteries

Battery parallel switch

Battery monitor

Newmar battery charger

Shore power cord

Sails and Rigging

Manual rigid stainless boom vang

Rod standing rigging

Aluminum keel-stepped mast

Mainsheet raveler

North headsail roller furler


(1) Barient 22

(5) Barient 23ST

(2) Barient 28

(2) Barient 32



Mainsail (Battened)

Lazy jacks


(2) fire extinguishers



Emergency tiller



All seller’s personal effects on board are excluded from the sale of this vessel

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.

Disclaimer This calculator is intended solely for general informational purposes, and to provide a rough estimate based on the information you provide. You should not base your decision on this estimate alone.