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1998 Legacy Yachts 40 Express

Portsmouth, Rhode Island, United States




This is a beautiful example of the classic Legacy 40 Express.  She is in excellent condition having been meticulously maintained and updated with her owners sparing no expense.  Come and get aboard for a personal inspection.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $174,900
Make: Legacy Yachts
Model: 40 Express
Year: 1998
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Legacy Yachts
Designer: Mark Ellis
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: FYCLA023K798
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 40.0 ft
Length Overall: 40.0 ft
Beam: 13.58 ft
Max Draft: 3.67 ft
Displacement: 22,000.0 lb
Single Berths: 1
Double Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Cummins
  • Model: 370B
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 370hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1998
  • Engine Hours: 1576
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Cummins
  • Model: 370B
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 370hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1998
  • Engine Hours: 1596
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 740hp
Cruising Speed: 20.00 kn
Propeller RPM: 2200
Maximum Speed: 24.00 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 410.0 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 120.0 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 40.0 gal
Holding Tank Material: Aluminum


Heads Count: 1
Trim Tabs: Yes
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Cruisers


W Craig Nann, CPYB
Northstar Yacht Sales, LLC


Northstar Yacht Sales, LLC
1 Lagoon Rd
Portsmouth, Rhode Island, US, 02871


Customized matched-grain teak is found throughout the interior. The soles are varnished teak and holly.

The Master Stateroom is forward with an island queen berth and ensuite head. There are (2) cedar hanging lockers and a full-length locker with shelves.

The spacious head is complete with separate stall shower and Vacuflush head.  The Vacuflush head and holding tank were new in 2014.

An ultra-leather L-shaped settee is to starboard in the main cabin.  An oval teak table features storage cabinet below.  Several lockers beneath and outboard of the settee provide additional storage.

The galley is U-shaped and to port.


  • Electric stove
  • Built-in microwave
  • Norcold refrigerator
  • s/s sink
  • Corian counter tops
  • Drawers and lockers for storage
Bridge Deck

The helm station is forward to starboard with recessed electronics. The steering wheel is varnished teak.  Stidd helm seat, Pompanette seat to port and L-shaped settee were recovered in Ultra leather in 2013 & 2015.

A convertible top protects the upholstered L-shaped settee and pedestal table that are aft. The sides and aft end can be completely enclosed with Eisenglass zip-in curtains. 


Electronics & Navigation Equipment
  • Raymarine C120 GPS, chartplotter/radar
  • Raymarine C120 depth, speed & distance log
  • Furuno GPS navigator
  • Robertson AP300CX autopilot
  • 5" Ritchie compass
  • ICOM IC-M59 VHF radio
  • Alpine AM/FM/CD/iPad/Bluetooth with (4) speakers in the main cabin and pilothouse.
  • Blaupunkt AM/FM with CD & cassette play with (2) speakers in the master stateroom.
  • Flat Screen TV with BlueRay/DVD/Apple/Bluetooth in the master stateroom.
  • 12V and 110V systems
  • 8kw Onan generator with 726 hours
  • Heart Freedom 2500 watt inverter
  • Separate 12V battery for starting each engine
  • (2) 8D batteries for the engines
  • (2) 8D batteries for the house
  • Engine alternators (105 amps)
Hull & Deck
  • S/S bow rail
  • Vertical windlass mounted on foredeck w/controls at the helm
  • (3) windshield wipers
  • S/S anchor and polisher chain
  • Aristo Blue topsides
Engine & Mechanical Equipment

In 2011, DePaul Diesel completed 1000-hour service on both engines.

  • Engine alternators (105 amps per engine)
  • (2) Reverse-cycle Vector air condition/heat units (2012)
  • Engine synchronizer
  • Vetus bow thruster (2011-new motor)
  • 12V holding tank pump-out
  • Oil changine pump in engine room
  • (3) bilge alarms
  • Overboard discharge
  • Custom Ultra-leather helm and companion chairs (2013)
  • Sunbrella bimini, side glass, dash cover, horn cover and windshield motor cover new in 2013
  • Frigid Ridgid deck cooler/freezer
  • 12V search light w/electric remote control
  • Transom door with hinges
  • Teak swim platform
  • Teak toe rail & brow
  • Fire Quench extinguisher system w/engine shutdown
  • Hot & cold transom shower

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.

Additional Contact Information

Contact W Craig Nann, CPYB for more information or to make an appointment to get aboard at 401-683-9200 or email

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