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40' Fathom Yachts 40 Expedition Fast Trawler



  • Boat Name: "SPONTANEITY"

  • Year: 2008

  • Current Price: US$ 368,500 

  • Located in Orange Beach, AL

  • Hull Material: Fiberglass

  • Engine/Fuel Type: Single diesel

  • Central/Exclusive Listing

40' Fathom Expedition Fast Trawler is a semi-displacement hull that cruises at 9 knots to 16 knots! Designed by Naval Architect, Gregory C. Marshall the 40' Fathom is fresh approach to cruising and exploring. Made in the United States in Washington State! 

Two Stateroom layout, raised Pilothouse with Flybridge!

Powered by a single Cummins 425hp Common Rail Diesel make this yacht super efficient.

Options include:

  • Bow & Stern Thrusters

  • 9kw Northern lights generator

  • 2800 watt inverter

  • RIB 10' dinghy 2017 with 2018 outboard and Davit

  • Fold down Transom 

We expect this vessel will sell quickly so please serious inquiries only, thank you. 

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name



LOA: 40 ft 4 in
Beam: 14 ft 6 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 6 in
Bridge Clearance: 15 ft 6 in
Dry Weight: 24000 lbs


Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Cummins
Year Built: 2007
Engine Model: QSB 5.9-425
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Center
Engine Hours: 3090
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 420 HP


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 Aluminum (140 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 2 Aluminum 200 each (400 Gallons total)
Holding Tanks: 1 Fiberglass (45 Gallons)


Number of heads: 1

Outside Equipment/Extras

Electric windlass


Entering the vessel from the cockpit door places you in the Main saloon area with a Large "U" shaped settee on the Port side with seating for 6 for dinner. (The settee also converts to a large double berth.) Across on the Starboard is comfortable chair with ottoman and if desired room for two traditional to scale barrel chairs. 

Forward and up three steps on the Starboard side places you in the Pilothouse with comfortable helm chair and large "L" shaped settee with table. Please note from the pilothouse area is Open to the Saloon area with No Bulkhead wall giving a very spacious look and feel.

Back down the step and on the Port side is the spacious galley feature beautiful granite counter tops, stainless steel backsplash and numerous cabinets and drawers.

From the Galley and three steps down forward places you in the hall way to the Head/Bathroom to Port with Separate Shower and across the hall the Guest Stateroom with a double berth. Forward in the Bow is the Master Stateroom featuring a center-line Queen berth, hanging locker, drawers and cabinets.     

The Fathom 40' features rich Teakwood interior through out the Yacht. The sole is a Teak & Holly with a protective coating giving a durable surface for many years of use with no maintenance.  


Nova Kool refrigerator/freezer (larger size)

Force 10 Euro Kera electric oven and 3 burner stove top

Sharp microwave Oven (mounted above oven & stove)

Stainless steel sink

Granite counter top

Storage drawers and cabinets


Garmin 4212 multi-function display (lower helm)

Garmin 4208 multi-function display (flybridge helm)

Garmin radar (2018)

AIS  B transmitter

Simrad Autopilot at both helms

New Seawatch TV antenna

New Rogue Wave dual band Pro WIFI repeater with New TP Link router

RICHIE compass 

Uniden Vhf (lower helm) 


Northern Lights 9kw Generator M7732-41770C Hours 890

Magnum MS2812 Inverter/Charger 2800 watt inverter

Charles Isolation transformer

Blue Sea electrical panels

12 volt outlets at each helm

Glendinning cable master with 70' cord 50 amp

4D AGM starting battery (new April 2020)

4D thruster/windlass battery

6  6 volt DC house batteries

Group 24 Generator start battery

Engine room / Mechanical

The Engine room is accessed by lifting the gas-strut assisted molded-in Flybridge step, whereby you step down into the storage "garage" and then through a Diamond Seaglaze door into  the engine room. The garage houses the inverter and electrical panels, along with spare parts storage. 

Cummins QSB 5.9 -425 HO 425hp Main engine with 3090 hours

ZF 280-1 A gearbox

ZF electronic engine controls

SmartCraft system engine monitoring 

Seastar Hydraulic steering system

Dual Racor fuel filters with gauge #75900MAX

Reverso oil change unit

Sidepower Bow & Stern Thrusters

Air Conditioning system Cruiseair 2x 12,000 BTU and 1x 16,000BTU 

Force 10 Stainless Steel 11 gallon water heater

Tecma electric head freshwater system 

Tankwatch grey and black water tank level monitors 


Lewmar anchor windlass with foot controls

Stainless steel anchor roller

Buegle 70lb anchor 250' of 3/8" chain (approximately)

Spare Danforth anchor 6' 3/8" chain 150' 5/8 three strand nylon (approx.)

Raw water wash down Fore & Aft

Non-skid decks

Stainless steel rails and deck hardware

Swim platform

Swim ladder

Achilles HB-310AX 10' RIB 2017

Suzuki 15hp 4 stroke outboard 2018

Steelhead Davit WD600 600lb cap.

Kahlenberg horns

Recent upgrades and Maintenance

11/2019   New Cutlass Bearing

1/2020    Serviced removed aftercooler 

1/2020    Replaced Racor filter

3/2020    Engine oil change & filters

4/2020    Complete bottom job including sand blast Running gear epoxy prime & paint running gear. Bottom: removed all existing bottom paint, prep bottom                     for epoxy primer. 3 coats of epoxy primer and then 2 coats of Pettit Trinidad PRO-BLUE bottom paint.

4/2020    New 4D AGM starting battery

9/2020 Replaced Stern thruster with new SE 80 thruster larger more powerful.

10/2020 ZF transmission drive coupling replaced

12/2020 New Rogue Wave dual band Pro WIFI repeater. Installed new TP Link router

12/2020 New Bimini top in sunbella ARUBA color with 3 side Stratoglass enclosure 

12/2020 New Generator Start battery

12/2020 Service generator oil and filter

12/2020 Changed Engine air filter system

12/2020 Changed 3 Engine zincs

12/2020 New Seawatch 19" TV antenna and new signal amplifier

2/2021 Prop sent to Prop shop check and balance. Aligned shaft, found to be out by .0055 dye checked no cracks or issues.  

Vessel Performance

 1400 rpm @ 7.3 knots

 1580 rpm @ 8.0 knots

 1600 rpm @ 8.0 knots

 1890 rpm @ 8.8 knots

 2480 rpm @ 11.2 knots

 2950 rpm @ 16.3 knots

 2980 rpm @ 16.7 knots


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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