Goosebumps | Block Island 40' 1999

Lake Worth, FL

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Yacht Name: Goosebumps
Builder: Block Island
Model: 40
Year: 1999
Location: Lake Worth, FL
Designer: Bill Tripp
Hull Material: Fiberglass

For the yachtsman who admires traditional lines, high end construction and overall “ heading turning “ appeal, this is your vessel !

From the board of the renown Bill Tripp Jr, these boats, like another well known 40 footer, were the cream of the crop in their day.

This example has been maintained to an exceedingly high level, with the list of upgrades and constant care taking pages to describe.

With only approx 2950 hrs on her engine, new rig, fully functional equipment and an interior that literally shines from both cleanliness and varnish, she is ready to put to sea from her Palm Beach Fl location.

A very strong, comfortable seagoing platform, she will be noticed wherever she sails, and most importantly, will bring you home safe from any destination.



Length: 40'
Beam: 11' 10
Draft: 4' 10
Water Tank Capacity: 40 Gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity: 47 Gallons
Holding Tank Capacity: 30 Gallons
Engine Manufacturer: Yanmar
Engine Model: 4JHE-FWC
Power: 51 HP
Number of Engines: 1
Fuel Type: Diesel

Recent Upgrades

  • New complete rigging by Mack Sails 2019
  • New Main, jib, mizzen, and code zero 2019 by Mack Sails
  • New Cockpit cushions 2020
  • New bimini and connecterwith dodger glass 2019
  • New Chartplotter XSV Garmin 2019
  • New Vespermarine AIS 2020
  • Znew Xantrex 60 Amp charger/inverter 2019
  • Instal 1600 btu Air conditioner 2018 (runs on Honda portable generator)
  • Blue sky controller for solar panels 2019
  • Groco head completely rebuilt, including bronze base 2019
  • New Rocna anchor 2018
  • Teak exterior refinished 2021
  • New fridge/freezer drawer 2020
  • Bottom painted December 2019
  • Jensen DC TV for streaming 2020
  • Water Maker pumps rebuilt 2019
  • Plastic enclosure for cockpit 2019
  • Running rigging 2019
  • Reef, halyard and vang lines brought back to cockpit 2019
  • Replace water pump 2019
  • New aluminum floor dingy 2019 (never put in water)
  • Life raft serviced 2018



  • Forward Cabin: Berths port and starboard are 6’ 8” long with 5” foam cushions covered with ultra-suede fabric. V-­-berth filler, ash ceilings, bureau with 2 drawers, 2 lockers and hanging locker, 2 passage doors to main cabin and head, storage under V-­-berth, book and storage shelves. 2 bulkhead LED lamps and one overhead LED light.
  • Head Compartment: Molded shower pan w/teak grates. Vanity with CORIAN® counter, stainless sink w/shower head faucet, hamper, toiletry locker w/sliding mirror doors. Towel storage cabinet. GROCO Marine toilet w/overboard discharge or holding tank w/Y valve, towel rack, grab rail, 3 overhead LED lights.
  • Main Cabin: Overhead grab rails, 5” foam cushions w/ultra-suede fabric, 5 LED bulkhead and 1 overhead light. Port side: U-­-shaped dinette w/6 person seating, bookshelves and lockers, 2 drawers and storage under cushions and behind backrests. Adjustable table on a pedestal. Starboard side: storage under settee and behind backrests. Lee clothes port & starboard. Bureau w/2 drawers, 2 storage lockers, and hanging locker.
  • General: All vertical surfaces are off-­-white laminate or teak marine plywood trimmed with solid teak. Mahogany is used where concealed. The cabin sole is solid teak. Louvered locker doors. Passage doors are paneled. The headliner is foam-­-backed vinyl and is removable.



  • Galley is aft to port
  • U-­shape galley
  • 7.5 cu. ft. SEA FROST refrigerator w/12 volt compressor running evaporator plate and engine driven compressor running holding plate.
  • FORCE­-10 gimbaled stainless steel 2-­-burner propane stove w/oven and safety bar. Double deep stainless steel sink
  • Generous CORIAN counter space, ample food and dish storage, trash basket, 2 utensil drawers.
  • 3 overhead LED lights
  • 2-10 lb. aluminum propane tanks housed in lazarettte w/electric and manual shut-­-off.



  • Nav Station: Nav table w/opening top and ample storage for charts and other navigation tools. Comfortable seat w/underneath storage, 2 fenced storage shelves, 2 storage lockers w/louvered doors.
  • RAYTHEON R20xx Radar w/gimbal mount for antenna
  • STANDARD HORIZON 300i nav plotter (movable to 2 different stations)
  • AUTOHELM 6000 w/display recessed in cockpit coaming
  • iPad station w/flex gooseneck
  • Remote RAYTHEON ST-­-60 Multi-­-function monitor
  • 2 XANTREX battery monitors
  • CHELSEA Clock and Barometer
  • VHF DSC Uniden UM625c radio w/2 remote WHAMx4 microphones w/ 2 charging stations
  • Single-­-side band HF ICOM M 710 radio,
  • ST60 Plus SPEED w/GPS readout
  • ST60 Plus WIND
  • ST60 Plus DEPTH
  • Horn: Mini Compact stainless “ONGARO” horn w/button at the helm station.
  • new Garmin plotter - helm
  • AIS



  • Engine: Yanmar 4JHE, 51 hp, fresh water cooled, 80 amp alternator for engine battery and 125 amp alternator for house battery, flexible engine mounts, manual gearbox w/2.17:1 ratio, Morse control cables.
  • Shaft: Stainless steel 1 ¼” AQUAMET 22, cutlass bearing, zinc anode on shaft, 3 blade MAXPROP feathering propeller w/dripless PYI PSS shaft seal w/water injection
  • Cooling: Freshwater-­-cooled, water lift muffler, sea water basket strainer, bypass w/separate discharge
  • Instruments: Deluxe recessed panel containing tachometer, hour meter, oil, fuel gauge and temperature gauges, alarm buzzer for high temperature and low oil pressure
  • Drip Pan: A drip pan is under entire engine installation
  • Insulation: Foam sound insulation
  • Accessibility: Complete access to engine for general maintenance or removal is easily accomplished without disruption of furniture or engine equipment
  • Fuel: 47 gallons in fiberglass tank, fuel gauge, spare pickup for ESPAR D3L cabin heater, deck fill, vented. Primary filter is a RACOR 500FG
  • Blower: Provided to assure fresh supply of air to engine and to assure an odor and fume free engine compartment and bilge



  • House Batteries:4 x 100Amp AGM LIFELINE GPL27T Deep Cycle in the house bank, 1 x 100Amp AGM LIFELINE® starting battery (both battery banks have independent circuit switches)
  • Panel: 12 volt and 110 volt custom back-­-lighted panel. There are 30 12voltand
  • 7 110-­-volt circuit breakers. Voltage and amp digital DC reading on XANTREX monitors and analog on independent AC meter.
  • Wiring: All wiring is copper tinned wire.
  • Interior lighting: 6 spun brass cabin reading lamps w/ LED inserts, 4 custom LED light bars (2 in the galley and 2 in the head), 3 overhead LED lights in the main cabin, 1 night vision red lamp above the head vanity and 1 at floor level in the salon, LED lights behind the main circuit breaker panel and in the engine room. Gooseneck LED light at nav table plus one LED bar.
  • Exterior lighting: Navigation lights comply w/Coast Guard Regs. In addition to CG requirements Tricolor w/strobe at masthead.
  • Foredeck LED flood light on mainmast and flood LED light on mizzenmast. Compass light.
  • Charging: XANTREX XC5012 12V / 50 A Battery Charger, 2 alternators: 1 x 80 amps, 1 x 125 amps w/2 BALMAR Max Chargers MC-­-612.
  • 2 x 80W SHARP NE-­-80 EJEA solar panels w/ Blue Sky SOLAR BOOST ™ 2512i



  • Fresh water 80 gallons total: 2 x 40 gallons stainless steel tanks amidships port and starboard below sole
  • All tanks individually deck filled and valve controlled
  • SPECTRA Model 380c 14 G/Hr. water maker installed under V-­-Berth
  • Water Heater: 6 gallons stainless steel w/110volt and engine heat exchanger
  • Pressure system: Hot and cold pressure water is provided to galley and head by a 12-­-volt pump
  • Shower: Shower in head w/12 volt electric sump pump
  • Pumps: Cockpit mounted 26 g/pm diaphragm bilge pump. Electric bilge pump, pressure washdown pump w/faucet in chain locker
  • Seacocks: Non-­corrosive FORESPAR MARELON seacocks double clamped below the water line




The hull is an overbuild of hand layup construction. The materials used are ISO gelcoat, vinyl ester and general purpose resin and a combination of 1 ½ oz. mat, 18 oz. and 24 oz. bi­-ax fiberglass with a CORECELL core. The hand laid one-­-piece hull is built with a 6” hull flange. There is extra laminate in all areas of stress concentration. The centerboard trunk is laminated within the hull structure. The centerline, ballast, and sump areas are in excess of one inch solid glass. Interior of hull is gel coated. A dark blue color boot-­-top is molded in the hull.


A one-piece hand laminated structure consisting of 1 ½ oz. mat, 18 oz. bi-­- axial, and 24 oz. directional fiberglass cored with ¾ “ end grain balsa. The deck is permanently bonded to the hull by 3M™ 5200 on the 6” flange and bolted every 6” by ¼ “ x 20 stainless steel bolts. Stanchion bases and genoa tracks are fastened through the deck and hull flange. Gel coat is molded into the  non-­-skid areas.


Molded fiberglass with a solid density polyester compound. The rudder stock is 1 ½ “ stainless steel and fully webbed inside the rudder. Rudder attachment to the hull is by a cast bronze rudder shoe, a stuffing box at the hull and a bearing at the cockpit sole.


A molded fiberglass NACA section foil of mat, bi-­-axial and directional glass. The centerboard pin is 1 ½ “ stainless steel. Centerboard pennant leads aft to self-­-tailing winch on cabin top at  cockpit.


Deck & Ground Tackle

  • Ports: 11 LEWMAR opening ports of clear anodized aluminum w/screens.
  • Hatches: 2 LEWMAR opening hatches overhead w/sliding screen/shade, 1 in forward cabin and 1 in main cabin. 2 hatches on deck for access to anchor/rope locker forward and propane locker aft. 4 cockpit seat hatches, companionway hatch and sea hood of molded fiberglass w/locking hasps.
  • Stemhead: Custom fabricated, stainless steel w/chocks, bow roller and chain stopper.  LEWMAR electric windlass.
  • Chainplate: Custom fabricated stainless steel. Midship Chocks: Custom fabricated stainless steel. Toe Rail:  Custom tapered material solid teak.
  • Genoa: 14’ long stainless steel track, toe rail mounted.
  • Jib Tracks: 4’ stainless steel track w/low profile cars located on deck.
  • Rope Deck Pipe: 2 stainless steel rope deck pipes on foredeck, port side pipe incorporated in windlass system.
  • Pulpits: Bow and stern, custom made double rail, welded stainless steel.
  • Lifelines: Double vinyl coated stainless steel wire w/turnbuckles.
  • Gate:  Boarding gates port and starboard.
  • Boarding ladder:  Folding stainless steel, can be mounted on either side.
  • Ventilators: 4 stainless steel, 2 mounted on dorade boxes for head and main cabin ventilation, 1 forward for chain locker, and 1 aft ducted to engine compartment.
  • Steering: Edson pedestal steerer w/30” wheel, guard, brake, engine controls and 5” Ritchie Compass.
  • Emergency Tiller: Easily fitted to hub on cockpit sole.
  • Handrails: 4 sets of teak handrails on cabin house.
  • Mainsheet System: LEWMAR traveler w/Harken Hexaratchet System. Boom-­-Vang: Stainless Rigid Boom Vang custom made by Garhauer Marine. Preventer:  Deck padeyes port and starboard, boom bale and tackle.
  • Deck Prisms:1 inV-­-birth, 2 in main cabin.
  • Scuppers:4 cockpit scuppers 1 ½”, 4 deck scuppers 1 ½”

Ground Tackle

  • Anchors: Primary: Rocna w/100’ 3/8 high test G4 chain and 1” 150’ rope.
  • Secondary: DANFORTH w/ 30’ 3/8 chain and 1” 150’ rope stowed in anchor locker.
  • Storm anchor: 75lb LUKE stowed under main cabin sole.
  • Windlass: Lewmar Electric “Concept Ocean 1” version w/Gypsy/Capstan Version


Spars & Rigging

  • Main Mast: Keel stepped, tapered anodized, airfoil spreaders. Internal halyards: 1 main, 2 jib and 1 spinnaker and topping lift.
  • A stopper is provided for 2 jib halyards. All wires in the mast are secured, yet removable. Standing rigging 1 x 19, 5/16 stainless steel wire w/ NORSEMAN Swageless Terminals.
  • Windex at masthead. Halyard and reefing winches are mast mounted.
  • Main Boom: Anodized aluminum w/internal our haul, 2 slab reefs, and topping lift w/snap shackle which can double as a spare main halyard. Rigid stainless steel boom vang custom made by GARHAUER MARINE.
  • Mizzen Mast: Through deck stepped anodized aluminum, tapered oval section, airfoil spreaders, internal halyards: 1 for mizzen sail and 1 for staysail. One halyard winch. Standing rigging is 1 x 19, 7/32 stainless steel wire w/ NORSEMAN Swageless Terminals.
  • Mizzen Boom: Anodized aluminum w/internal outhaul, topping lift, and slab reef.
  • Turnbuckles: Chrome plated bronze.
  • Running Rigging: Properly sized by New England Ropes.



  • 2 Primaries, self-­-tailing, 2 speed-­- 52 ST
  • 2 Secondary’s,self-­-tailing 12 ST
  • 2 Halyards,self-­-tailing, 2 speed-­- 28 ST
  • 1 Centerboard, self-­-tailing 12 ST
  • 1 Mainreefing,self-­-tailing 12 ST
  • 1Mizzenhalyard 10 C
  • 3 Winch handles: 3 10” locking.



  • Fire extinguishers: 3 fire extinguishers: 1 x 4.4 KG (8.90lb) Halotron1 BUCKEYE at Nav Station. 2 x Kidde 3lb 14oz dry chemical, 1 in head 1 in V-­-berth entrance.
  • Emergency button in V-­-Berth connected to horn on mizzenmast.
  • Man Overboard: man-­-overboard pull
  • Horse shoe floating device.
  • EPIRB: 1 x ACR 406 beacon
  • Winslow 6 man life raft