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1987 Fortier Convertible Sportfish

Onset, Massachusetts


 This is one of only 2 40's that well-respected Fortier Boats built in the late 80's. She was built to the highest yacht finish standards for a long-time Fortier owner who wanted to move up from a 33'. Original name was Gemini.   Features include a spacious and well designed 2 stateroom / 2 head layout with a galley down to starboard. Large salon opens to a teak cockpit with transom door, cockpit freezer, bait prep station, and all of the features you'd expect to find in a high end Sportfisherman. Vessel was repowered in 2002 w/ T-380 Hp Volvo's, (900 hours),recently rebuilt 5.5 Kw Norther Lights gen, updated HVAC system, 2007 EZ2CY full enclosure, Micro-Commander Electronic controls, Furuno Navnet 3 system, bottom soda blasted, etc. She's been continuously updated and improved upon from 2002  to now. Aftercoolers recently serviced, new cutlass bearings, props reconditioned, new AGM batteries 2017. Full Custom Fairclough winter cover included. Classic rugged Fortier construction, yacht finish Herreshoff style interior, completely updated systems, and rigged to cruise or fish the canyons very comfortably. Please call or see full specs for details.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $115,000
Tax Status: Not Applicable
Boat Name: Ricochet
Make: Fortier
Model: Convertible Sportfish
Year: 1987
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 40 ft
Length Overall: 40 ft
Waterline Length: 37 ft
Beam: 13'10 ft
Max Draft: 3 ft
Displacement: 22,000 lb
Cabin Headroom: 6'6 ft
Electrical Circuit: 12 V
Single Berths: 2
Double Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: TAMD63P-A
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 380hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Alloy
  • Year: 2002
  • Engine Hours: 900
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: TAMD63P-A
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 380hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Alloy
  • Year: 2002
  • Engine Hours: 900
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 760hp
Cruising Speed: 17 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 440 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 80 gal
Water Tank Material: Aluminum


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Trim Tabs: Yes
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Convertible Boats, Sports Fishing Boats, Downeast


Capt. Jason Powell
Contact Capt. Jason Powell in our New Bedford office for details.
South Shore Dry Dock Marine, Inc.


South Shore Dry Dock Marine, Westport Office
PO Box 3914 Cherry and Webb Lane
Westport, Massachusetts, US, 02790
Tel:(508) 397 3807


Nicely crafted custom Hereshoff style interior featuring varnished team joinery / cabinetry. Dual zone ac/ heat as well as mulitple hatches provide plenty of ventilation. Salon features a sofa and 2 barrel chairs as well as drop-leaf table. Ample cabinet storage. Galley is down to starboard and features a Broadwater stove / oven, upright Norcold dual voltage fridge / freezer, built in microwave and coffee maker. Stainless sink and lots of cabinet storage. Amtico flooring in the galley.

Master stateroom consists of a V-berth w/ filler, reading lights, TV, hangin lockers, and a privacy door. Master head with shower and Vacu-flush head.

Guest stateroom consists of bunks with a hanging locker. Guest head with Vacu-flush toilet and shower.

Notable features / updates

Other notable features include Bennett Trim tabs, Maxwell anchor windlass with Fortress anchor, teak pulpit, transom door opening to a teak swim platform. All railwork throughout is low maintenance stainless pipe. Cockpit equipped with full steering station, NavNet 3, and electronic engine controls.  Lee double spreader ' riggers, center 'rigger, swivel base rod holders, rocket launchers, and a cockpit bait prep station. Cockpit freezer as well as a sink and washdown system. Huge macerated below deck fishbox. Ocean LED underwater lights installed 2008. Bottom was soda blasted 2008.


Engines, transmissions,  and genset were installed new in 2002. Equipped with Micro-Commander electronic single lever shift / throttles on the bridge and cockpit. Oil change system for engines and gen. Engine is well-lit and clean. Wiring is especially neat and tidy. Every system on boat has been continuously updated between 2002 to the present.

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.

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