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1987 Jouet 940

Levington, United Kingdom


The Jouet 940 is a comfortable deck saloon cruising yacht with an interior steering position.  With a fully furling rig this is an easy boat to sail shorthanded and the layout below offers up to six berths, with two double sleeping cabins separate from the main accommodation.  The shallow draft twin keels make the boat ideal for exploring the shallow water of the East Coast and beyond. Mooring available, owner retiring from sailing.

Viewing by appointment through our Suffolk Office 01473 659 681.

Basic Boat Info

Price: £26,000
Boat Name: Reverie
Make: Jouet
Model: 940
Year: 1987
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Jouet
Designer: Yves Mareschal
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Twin Keel


Length: 31 ft
Length Overall: 31 ft
Waterline Length: 26 ft
Beam: 10'10 ft
Max Draft: 3'10 ft
Displacement: 4,100 kg
Ballast: 1,640 kg

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo
  • Rope Cutter: true
  • Model: 2030
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 29hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1996
Cruising Speed: 6 kn
Maximum Speed: 7 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 180 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 270 L
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 10 L

The layout offers up to six berths with two double sleeping cabins separate from the main accommodation.  In the forepeak, separate heads compartment with marine toilet, shower and washbasin.  Holding tank.  In saloon, dinette to starboard with settee berth opposite.  Fixed table with drop leaf.  Central internal helm position with full instrumentation display.  Chart table to starboard with galley opposite.  Two burner gimballed gas cooker with oven.  Stainless steel sink with hot and cold pressurised water system.  Refrigerator.  Microwave.  Electric oven and grill.  Twin aft double cabins, both with double berths, vanity units and hanging lockers.  Eberspacher diesel fired hot air central heating.

Mechanical Systems

Located behind the companionway, Volvo 2030 three cylinder 29hp diesel engine, new in 1996.  Electric start.  Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger.  Shaft drive to three bladed propeller.  Single lever control.  40 gallon fuel capacity giving approximately 600 mile range at 6 knot cruising speed.  Maximum speed under power 7 knots.  

Electrical Systems
  • 5 x 12 volt batteries
  • Alternator charging
  • 240 volt shore power system
  • Battery charger
  • Inverter
  • Immersion heater
Spars & Sails

Masthead rigged nsloop.  Anodised aluminium mast and boom.  Stainless steel standing rigging.  Terylene rigging.  In-mast furling mainsail.  Headsail furling system.  Rod kicker.  Lines led aft to cockpit.  Two Lewmar 44 self tailing sheet winches.  Spinnaker winch.  Three control line winches.  

  • Furling mainsail  -  One Sails  -  2016
  • Furling genoa  -  One Sails  -  2016
Deck Equipment
  • Two CQR anchors with chain and warp
  • Lewmar electric anchor windlass
  • Self draining anchor stowage locker
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardwires
  • Lifeline gates port and starboard
  • Sprayhood
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Cockpit spray dodgers with boat name
  • Dinghy davits
  • Boarding ladder
  • Various warps and fenders
Navigation Equipment
  • Plastimo steering compass
  • Robertson depth
  • Garmin boatspeed and log
  • Icom VHF radio
  • Handheld VHF radio
  • Garmin 75 GPS
  • Raymarine chart plotter
  • Raytheon RL9 radar
  • Autohelm 4000 autopilot
  • Deck level navigation lights
Safety Equipment
  • Three fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • Gas alarm
  • CO detector
  • Smoke alarm
  • Jackstays
  • Deck light
  • Spotlight
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • MOB sling
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Two electric bilge pumps

Built in 1987 by Jouet to a design by Yves Mareschal.  White GRP hull with style stripes.  White GRP superstructure with moulded non-slip to deck.  Aft self draining cockpit.  Twin keels.  Skeg hung rudder.  Wheel steering inside with tiller outside.


The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.

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