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1996 Caliber 40' 12.19 m 40 LRC - Jiji

Refit Year: 2018

$ 149,900 USD

Embark on marvelous voyages with JiJi, a meticulously upgraded 1996 Caliber 40 Long Range Cruiser. This sailing masterpiece boasts a myriad of recent enhancements, including new Garmin electronics, a Fisher Panda Genset, and a Seawater Pro Water maker.

Flag of Registry: United States PDF

Port of Registry: Tampa, FL

Vessel ID# 2806669 Last Updated: 04-13-2024 14:54:53

Superior Ventilation and Light
Seaworthy Design
Updated Electronics
Water Maker
Bow Thruster
Notable Upgrades:  Garmin Suite - 2 Chart plotters, autopilot with MFD, and VHF D400 wind generator Frigoboat refrigerator Dometic 16,000 btu reverse cycle ac/heat Fisher Panda 6.5 kw genset - currently around 250 hours Standing rigging North Sails staysail Washing machine Canvas - Bimini, dodger, sail pack, and hatch covers Batteries - 7 type 31 AGM. 600ah house bank and one start battery Balmar alternator external regulator Rudder packing gland repacked Racor fuel filter assembly Seawater Pro Water maker - 40 gph Mantis 65lb anchor Forward Jabsco electric head macerator/pump and base replaced Alternator rebuilt New bottom paint
Tenders:  2021 Highfield 320 hypalon/aluminum bottom rib with a 9.8HP Tohatsu Outboard Motor


**Embark on Marvelous Voyages with JiJi - 1996 Caliber 40 LRC**

JiJi beckons adventurers to sail the seas in unparalleled style. This meticulously upgraded 1996 Caliber 40 Long Range Cruiser stands as a testament to cruising excellence. Recent enhancements, including new Garmin electronics, a Fisher Panda Genset, and a Seawater Pro Water maker, ensure a seamless journey. JiJi's seaworthiness is elevated by a newly rewired electrical system and fresh standing rigging, marrying traditional durability with modern comfort.

The spacious interior reveals a master stateroom with a private head, a welcoming guest stateroom, and a salon adorned with ample seating. Recent additions, such as a washing machine and updated canvas, further enhance the onboard experience. As a Caliber 40LRC, JiJi is not just a vessel; she's a statement of maritime artistry.

Caliber yachts, renowned for their swiftness, seaworthiness, and durability, embody an artful combination of qualities that transcend limits. JiJi, with her Water Tight Collision Bulkhead, Water-Tight Rudder Dam, and Triple Support Rudder System, epitomizes these characteristics. Her design ensures excellent light and ventilation, a spacious cockpit, and a swim platform.

In rough waters, where others falter, JiJi excels, offering comfort and confidence. The modified fin keel with a skeg-hung rudder grants responsiveness and stability. Crafted with meticulous lamination, JiJi's weight is a testament to superior construction, guaranteeing resilience in the face of challenging seas.

Explore the seas confidently and luxuriously with JiJi, a Caliber 40LRC that seamlessly blends classic elegance with modern functionality. Discover the joy of cruising where every detail speaks to the extraordinary. What sets Caliber apart is not just how she sails but how she feels—a cruising experience beyond compare.

**Vessel Updates and Upgrades Timeline:**



  • Boat rewired in 2019, ensuring modern and reliable electrical systems.
  • Major rewiring refit, enhancing electrical components throughout the boat.
  • Complete Garmin suite replacement, featuring 2 Chart plotters, autopilot with MFD, and VHF.
  • Installation of a new D400 wind generator for sustainable energy.
  • Upgraded with a Frigoboat refrigerator for improved onboard amenities.


  • New Fisher Panda 6.5 kW genset with approximately 300 hours of usage.


  • Replacement of standing rigging, ensuring safety and structural integrity.
  • 2021 Highfield 320 hypalon/aluminum bottom rib, featuring folding transom, double floor, and Beach Master wheels.
  • New North Sails staysail for enhanced sailing performance.
  • Installation of a washing machine for onboard laundry convenience.


  • Comprehensive canvas renewal, including a new bimini, dodger, sail pack, and hatch covers.
  • Battery upgrade with 7 type 31 AGM batteries, creating a 600 Ah house bank and one starter battery.
  • Integration of a new Balmar alternator external regulator for efficient power management.
  • Inspection and repacking of the rudder packing gland for improved functionality.
  • Addition of a new Racor fuel filter assembly.
  • Introduction of a Seawater Pro Water maker with a capacity of 40 gallons per hour.
  • Upgrade to a Mantis 65lb anchor for enhanced anchoring capabilities.


  • Replacement of the forward Jabsco electric head macerator/pump and base.
  • Alternator rebuild to maintain optimal charging performance.
  • New bottom paint for anti-fouling protection.

These updates showcase the commitment to maintaining, upgrading, and enhancing the vessel's overall functionality, safety, and comfort. The meticulous care and thoughtful additions make this yacht an excellent choice for those seeking a modern and well-equipped sailing experience.

Adventure Awaits

Brent Bowlin

Yacht Broker

5911 Steward Street

Unit 16

Hanahan SC 29410 USA



Official Number: 1037650

LOA: 40' 11'' (12.47 Meters)

Type: Sail- Used

Year: 1996

Refit Year: 2018

Beam: 12' 8''

LWL: 32' 6''

Draft Max: 5' 1''

Cabins: 2

Heads: 2

Head Room: 6' 4''

Range NMI: 1484

Fuel Type: Diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Hull Shape: Fast Displacement

Air Conditioning: Yes

Tower: No

Bridge Clearance: 58'

Bow Thruster: Yes

Fuel Tank: 212 Gallons (802.51 Liters)

Fresh Water: 165 Gallons (624.59 Liters)

Holding Tank: 75 Gallons (283.91 Liters)

Displacement: 21600 lbs

Ballast Weight: 9500 lbs

Designer: Michael McCreary

Tender HIN: HFM16530h021

Tender Registration: FL

Tender Title: FL



Sailing Serenity on a 1996 Caliber 40 LRC

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Bow

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Cockpit 1

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Cockpit 2

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Galley and Salon

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Salon 1

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Navigation Station

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Owners Stateroom

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Owners Stateroom Head

1996 Caliber 40 LRC VIP Stateroom


Engine 1

  • Engine Make: Yanmar
  • Engine Model: 4JH2E-93
  • Engine Year: 1996
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Power HP: 50.29
  • Power KW: 37.50
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Serial Number: M140139306
  • Engine Location: Middle


Generator 1

  • Generator Make: Fischer Panda
  • Generator Model: P7k
  • Generator KW: 6.50
  • Generator Hours: 331.00

Full Details

1996 Caliber 40 LRC- 5 things to Love

5 things to love about JiJi

1. **Seaworthy Design**: Built for Long Range Cruising, the Caliber 40 LRC boasts a Water-Tight Collision Bulkhead, Triple Support Rudder System, and Water-Tight Rudder Dam for exceptional stability and safety.

2. **Recent Upgrades**: JiJi has been meticulously upgraded with new Garmin electronics, a Fisher Panda Genset, Seawater Pro Water maker, and more, ensuring modern comfort and reliability.

3. **Spacious Interior**: Enjoy a spacious master stateroom with a private head, a well-appointed guest stateroom, and a comfortable salon with ample seating for relaxation and entertainment.

4. **Superior Ventilation and Light**: The cabin features excellent ventilation and natural light, creating a bright and airy living space even when you're below deck.

5. **Top-Notch Construction**: Caliber's exceptional construction, including hand-crafted lamination and a modified fin keel with a skeg-hung rudder, ensures a sturdy and responsive vessel that can handle rough seas with ease.

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Walk-Through

The 1996 Caliber 40 LRC, named JiJi, offers an expansive feel within its 40-foot length, rivaling the spaciousness of larger vessels. Boasting a fuel capacity of 212 gallons and a water reserve of 165 gallons, this yacht ensures extended voyages with ease. The salon's generous headroom amplifies the interior space, creating an open and airy atmosphere. Adorned with elegant teak and holly flooring and a cohesive teak interior, JiJi combines classic maritime craftsmanship with comfort. From the luxurious forward master stateroom to the roomy aft head and stateroom, JiJi is a true sailor's dream for both long hauls and leisurely coastal explorations.

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Accommodations

Aboard the 1996 Caliber 40 LRC, guests are treated to sumptuous accommodations that blend privacy, comfort, and utility. The master stateroom is a sanctuary of solitude, offering a capacious retreat complete with a personal head and shower. Storage solutions are abundant, with space beneath the bed and an assortment of cabinets and wardrobes designed to hold clothing and provisions enough for the entirety of a cruising season. In addition, the guest stateroom provides a cozy haven for companions, featuring ample room for restful slumber and the convenience of an adjacent head and shower. This stateroom also boasts generous storage under the bed and a sizeable hanging closet, ensuring guests have ample room for their belongings. Together, these staterooms make for a harmonious living space that is both welcoming and functional.

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Salon

The salon of the 1996 Caliber 40 LRC is a welcoming and versatile space, designed to comfortably host up to eight guests around a collapsible dining table that exemplifies smart use of space. On the port side, the seating is ingeniously convertible into additional sleeping quarters, ensuring that guests are accommodated with ease. Throughout the salon, ample storage is seamlessly integrated, maintaining the area's uncluttered appeal. The salon's ambiance is further enhanced by plush cushions that promise comfort and add a touch of luxury to the onboard experience.

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Galley

The galley aboard the 1996 Caliber 40 LRC is fully equipped to cater to culinary enthusiasts, featuring a full suite of appliances including a refrigerator, freezer, microwave, stove top, and oven, complemented by a double sink setup for convenience. Ample cabinetry provides abundant storage for a wide array of supplies, ensuring that everything a chef needs is within reach. The generous counter space is thoughtfully designed to accommodate the preparation of grand meals, making it an ideal setting for entertaining family and friends or enjoying a quiet dinner at sea.

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Mechanical

The heart of the vessel is a robust Yanmar 4JH2E Diesel Engine, which promises reliable performance and cruising pleasure with a continuous rating of 33.8 kW at 3400 RPMs and a maximum output of 37.5 kW at 3600 RPMs.

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Electrical

  • Fischer Panda 6.5 kw genset - currently around 330 hours 
  • Imperial LED Interior Lights
  • Magnum Inverter charger
  • New batteries in 2022- 7 type 31 AGM. 600 ah house bank and one starter battery
  • Balmar alternator external regulator
  • D400 wind generator

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Electronics

The 1996 Caliber 40 LRC is outfitted with a state-of-the-art electronics suite designed to enhance both navigation and comfort onboard. The vessel features Imperial LED interior lights for energy-efficient illumination and a Garmin GHII VHF handset for reliable communication. Network integration is seamless with Garmin Ethernet and NMEA “T” connectors, supported by a comprehensive Yanmar instrument panel.

For navigation precision, the Garmin Reactor 40 Solenoid provides autopilot capabilities, while the Garmin GPSmap 942XS and 742XS offer advanced chart plotting and GPS functions. Marine safety and communication are bolstered by a Garmin Class B compact AIS unit, VHF radio, and the GHS 10 Mic. Overhead, the Garmin 18H Radar dome extends the vessel's awareness, and the Garmin net port expand hub, alongside a 12-degree thruhull chirp transducer, ensures a detailed picture of the surrounding waters.

The vessel's connectivity is further enhanced by a Maretron antenna, field, and single-end connections, ensuring robust network architecture. A Yanmar harness adapter and extension provide essential engine data, and navigation is aided by a Lunasea LED navigation light.

Onboard energy solutions include a Magnum inverter charger with a sensor kit and controller, keeping devices powered and efficient, and a D-400 12V wind generator coupled with Outback energy cell batteries ensures power autonomy. Comfort is managed via a DTU16 A/C unit and a Freezer Bin vertical, Capri 50 Compressor, and refrigerator thermostat, maintaining a pleasant climate and fresh provisions.

For entertainment and information, there's a 15” TV antenna, and the QHT Display provides essential data at a glance. Safety is enhanced with a VHF AIS Antenna and a bi-color navigation light LED, ensuring visibility in all conditions. These updated electronics and equipment signify a vessel that is not only prepared for long voyages but is also equipped for comfort, safety, and performance.

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Deck Equipment

The deck of the 1996 Caliber 40 LRC sailboat is designed for safety, functionality, and comfort. It boasts a molded non-skid surface for secure footing in all conditions, complemented by a high-quality gelcoat finish for durability and aesthetic appeal. The bow is equipped with a sturdy pulpit that accommodates two anchors, including a substantial 65lb Mantus anchor, known for its reliable holding power. A convenient windlass system is installed to ensure effortless retrieval of anchors. 200ft of Chain and additional 150’ of back up rode and 40ft of chain built in at the stern and a spare 45lb delta and a Fortress anchor.

The cockpit area is an oasis of comfort, sheltered by a full bimini and clear eisenglass cover that provides protection from the elements while allowing for panoramic views. The seating is enhanced with padding, offering a comfortable space for relaxation and socializing.

Completing the deck’s equipment are the stainless steel lines and railings that encircle the cockpit, providing both safety and a sleek, polished look to the vessel's exterior. This combination of equipment on the deck ensures that functionality and comfort are in perfect harmony for both leisurely cruises and more adventurous sailing experiences.

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Safety Equipment

  • LifeSling throwable device
  • Hand Held fire extinguishers
  • PFDs
  • Carbon monoxide detectors
  • VHF with AIS
  • Lifeline netting

1996 Caliber 40 LRC Tender

From exploring hidden lagoons to reaching remote shores, JiJi's Highfield tender is your ticket to aquatic adventures. Revel in the synergy of design, power, and convenience as you navigate coastal wonders with unmatched style. With JiJi and her meticulously chosen tender, the seas become your playground, and every excursion is a celebration of maritime excellence.

  • 2021 Highfield 320 hypalon/aluminum bottom rib, folding transom, double floor, Beach Master wheels
  • 9.8HP Tohatsu Outboard Motor

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.


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.

Brent Bowlin

For more information about this yacht please contact Brent Bowlin
We look forward to working with you!

Brent Bowlin

Yacht Broker

5911 Steward Street

Unit 16

Hanahan SC 29410 USA


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