Tartan 4000

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The Tartan 4000 design embodies all of the recent Tartan leading technologies and advanced performance cruising conveniences. She is equipped with our CCR (Cruise Control Rig), carbon fiber mast, boom and rudder, infused BPA epoxy composite hull and deck and all-lead low center of gravity bulb keels.

Starting at $465,000
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Specifications: Tartan 4000


At Tartan Yachts we have a passion to deliver the best sailboat owner experience possible. Our commitment to design and engineering is based on total performance. We don’t believe that a simple superficial appeal to aesthetics is enough to serve the interests of our owners. Our designers, builders and sales team understand and appreciate that every yacht we build must be the best yacht we build. Most importantly we are committed to the next 50 years with the focus of simply making our customer experience the best the industry has to offer.

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  • NPG Isophthalic gelcoat
  • Infused BPA modified epoxy hull
    • Locally reinforced at high load areas
    • Closed cell synthetic foam hull coring
  • Resin infused hull laminated in “one shot” eliminating secondary bonding of structural materials
  • Built to meet ABS Plan Certification
  • Internal structural grid designed to carry rig and keel loads, glass taped into hull
  • UL and ABS approved, corrosion free Marelon flush thru hull fittings 
  • All hull penetrations made into solid fiberglass “core windows”
  • Interior surfaces painted out with enamel gelcoat for aesthetics
  • Transferrable 15-year hull structural and blister warranty
  • NPG Isophthalic gelcoat 
  • Infused BPA modified epoxy deck 
  • CNC computer cut sealed end grain balsa coring 
  • Locally reinforced at high load areas
  • Molded nonskid surface on working areas
  • All deck penetrations made into solid fiberglass “core windows”
  • 6061 T6 aluminum backing plates added at lamination for all loaded hardware
  • Inward facing hull flange with integrally molded 6061 T6 aluminum bar forming a full length backing plate for hull to deck joint
  • Hull to deck joint fasteners, stainless steel to meet or exceed ABS standard for offshore use
  • Hull to deck joint bonded with 3M 5200 adhesive sealant
Keel & Ballast$
  • 5,500 lb. (2495 kg) fin, 6,750 lb. (3062 kg) beavertail or 7,750 lb. (3515 kg) keel centerboard, 4% antimonial hardened lead casting
  • Template ground for fit and maximum performance
  • Faired and epoxy coated
  • Deep fin, beavertail bulb design, or keel/centerboard configurations
  • Keel is thru-bolted to hull with cast in place stainless steel bolts
  • Keel bolt quantity and size exceed ABS standard for offshore use
Rudder & Steering System$
  • Twin wheel system using cable style radial steering
  • (2) Custom low weight carbon fiber pedestals with integrated electronics mounting
  • (2) 36” stainless steel wheels with leather covers
  • (2) Stainless steel pedestal guards
  • Single lever engine control with removable handle
  • (2) 4-1/2” (114 mm) flush mount compass with cover
  • High density, closed cell urethane foam rudder blade with modified epoxy reinforced skins
  • Carbon fiber rudder post autoclave molded for high strength and low weight
  • Gator rudder post seal
  • Self aligning roller rudder bearings
  • Emergency tiller
  • (6) Stainless steel unlimited offshore CE approved deck hatches
  • (12) Cabin side mounted stainless steel opening port lights with fly screens
  • (2) Cockpit mounted stainless steel opening port lights with fly screens
  • (2) 4” Chrome dorade vents with stainless steel guard
  • Custom curved Lexan sliding companionway hatch with solid teak hatch boards and trim
Engine & Mechanical$
  • 55 hp diesel with sail drive with three blade folding prop
  • 60 gallon (189.27 l) fuel capacity in aluminum tank with remote gauge
  • Fuel filter/water separator
  • Lead lined engine insulation
  • Engine service access front, top, sides, and aft
  • Batteries: (2) AGM 8D house, (1) AGM Group 27 emergency start
  • 2 KW inverter/charger
  • Polished chrome and stainless steel interior lighting
  • Automatic lights in hanging lockers, main cabin lockers and refrigerator compartment
  • Service lighting in engine compartment and deck lockers
  • Directional reading lights at berths and main cabin settees
  • Directional spotlights over main cabin table
  • Recessed, dimmable overhead spotlights in main, forward and aft cabins
  • Interior, cockpit and swim platform courtesy lighting
  • (2) 30 amp shore power services
  • (2) 30 amp, 50 foot shore power cords
  • 110 VAC digital metered distribution panel prepped to accept gen set
  • 110 VAC shore power outlets in each cabin with GFI protection
  • 12 VDC digital metered distribution panel
  • Battery selector switch
  • Electrical bonding system
  • Electric sump pump with automatic float switch for icebox and shower drains
  • Electric bilge pump with automatic float switch with manual override
  • High water bilge alarm
  • UL approved, stranded, tinned copper wiring
  • Wiring bundled in PVC conduit with room for future installations
  • All wiring chafe protected where it passes through internal structure
  • ABYC compliant color coded wiring throughout
  • USCG approved navigation lights on bow rail, stern rail and mast
  • (2) Raymarine i70 displays at companionway with wind, speed and depth
  • Raymarine VHF Radio
  • Raymarine Seatalk NG backbone system
  • AM/FM/CD Stereo with two interior and two exterior speakers
  • 3 burner Force 10 gimbaled LPG stove with oven and broiler
  • (2) 10 lb. (4.5 kg) composite LPG Tank
  • LPG sniffer with automatic shut off
  • Cherry faced cabinetry with raised panel access doors
  • Cherry faced, dovetailed cutlery drawers
  • Molded 9” deep double sinks with premium marine grade galley faucet and manual foot pump with swivel spigot
  • Granicote solid surface galley countertops
  • Storage under galley sink through ventilated raised panel cherry doors
  • Molded icebox with Granicote solid surface counter top and 4” foam insulation, insulated front and top load access
  • Hot and cold pressure water with service access to pump and plumbing
  • Polyethylene tubing and Whale mechanical fittings for freshwater plumbing
  • All below waterline hose connections are double clamped with stainless steel hose clamps
  • Premium marine grade hoses used throughout
  • 120 gallons (454 l) of freshwater tankage with distribution manifold
  • 10 gallon (37.85 l) water heater, operates on 110 VAC or engine heat exchanger
  • Electric marine head with 20 gallon (75.7 l) holding tank
  • Holding tank remote level indicator
  • Low odor premium marine grade sanitation hose
  • Separate stall shower with Plexigas enclosure, molded seat
  • Shower drains to separate sump box with automatic overboard discharge
  • Premium marine grade head faucet and shower mixer
  • Molded Granicote solid surface counter tops with integral sink
  • Utility storage under sink and in shower through polyethylene doors
  • Solid cherry face upper vanity cabinet with storage and flip-up shaving mirror
Accommodations & Storage $
  • Forward cabin with storage lockers, hanging locker, shelves and dovetail drawers
  • Approximately 78” x 64” berth in forward cabin with quilted mattress
  • Furniture grade main cabin settees and seats with contoured cushions
  • Cherry cabinets with ventilated raised panel doors throughout main salon
  • 85” long sofa style port main cabin settee with slide out extension to form double berth
  • 72” long sofa style starboard main cabin settee with removable end cushion to form 84” berth
  • Large storage outboard of main cabin seat backs
  • Forward-facing navigation station with chart storage and drawers
  • Navigation cabinets with installation space for extensive electronics
  • Aft cabin with lockers, hanging locker and shelves
  • Full width 78” x 56” double birth in aft cabin with quilted mattress
  • Storage below berths
  • Sail & Anchor locker forward
  • Cockpit seat locker
  • Cockpit lazarette hatches port and starboard
  • Propane gas bottle storage in cockpit for two 10 lb. (5 kg) tanks
  • Structural fiberglass timbers bonded to hull to carry mast and keel loads
  • Structural bulkheads bonded to hull and deck
  • Cherry or pressure laminate faced bulkheads and risers
  • Solid stock cherry trim throughout
  • Solid stock raised panel cherry cabinet doors
  • Solid stock raised panel cherry passage doors in cherry door jambs
  • Polished chrome mortised door lock sets
  • Solid stock cherry cabinet faces throughout
  • Positive lock polished chrome cabinet hardware
  • Solid cherry face, dovetail joined, all wood drawers throughout
  • Cherry main salon table with Tartan logo inlay and centerline drawer storage
  • Tongue and groove solid cherry hull ceilings throughout
  • Easy maintenance padded vinyl, varnished cherry battened overhead
  • Varnished solid stock teak cabin sole with extensive access hatches
  • Varnished teak handrails placed for security in a seaway
  • Interior woodwork sprayed with satin finish lacquer varnish
  • Selection of designer fabrics available for interior upholstery
Spars & Rigging$


  • Autoclave cured, prepreg carbon-fiber mast
  • Finished with white acrylic urethane topcoat
  • Tapered mast section for reduced weight aloft
  • Tapered airfoil swept spreaders
  • Custom carbon fiber masthead with sheaves for (1) jib, (1) main, (1) reacher and (1) spinnaker halyard
  • Carbon fiber backstay crane integrally molded at lamination
  • 1 x 19 Stainless steel wire rigging with forged turnbuckles
  • Internal halyards
  • Harken ball bearing Battcar system
  • Harken furler for self-tacking jib
  • Harken furler for masthead reacher
  • Mast to deck tie-rod to carry running rigging loads
  • Masthead anchor light
  • Custom stainless steel chainplate system ties structural FRP grid and hull
  • Steaming light with foredeck illuminator
  • Mast wiring conduit
  • Masthead VHF antenna
  • Spartite mast sealing and chock system


  • Carbon-fiber Pocket Boom with integral sail cover
  • (2) Single line reefs led aft to housetop winch
  • Internal 4:1 outhaul
  • Two-part boom topping lift
  • Rod vang with tackle led aft
  • Integral lazy jack system

Running Rigging:

  • Low stretch main, genoa and reacher halyards
  • Polyester double braid jib sheet, mainsheet and reacher sheets
  • Polyester double braid main traveler control lines
  • (2) Polyester double braid reef lines
  • (2) Reef lines


  • Fully-battened mainsail with white Sunbrella sail cover
  • Dacron self-tacking jib
  • Lightweight masthead reader
Deck Hardware$
  • (2) Harken 53.2 STC (self-tailing chrome) primary genoa winches
  • (1) Harken 44.2 STC (self-tailing chrome) aft house top winch
  • (1) Harken 44.2 STEC electric main halyard winch
  • (10) Spinlock rope clutches for aft sail control leads
  • Harken self-tacking jib traveler with double ended sheet led to primary winches
  • Harken aft lead control blocks
  • Harken turning blocks at base of mast for aft sail control leads
  • Harken mainsheet traveler with double ended sheet led to primary winches
  • Harken main and jib sheet turning blocks with lock-offs
  • (3) Harken aluminum winch handles
  • 27” x 1 1/8” diameter stainless steel stanchions
  • 27” x 1 1/8” tube double stainless steel bow rail with navigation light
  • 27” x 1 1/8” tube double stainless steel split stern rail with navigation light
  • 1 x 19 double lifelines with port, starboard, and transom boarding gates
  • Custom fabricated stainless steel stem fitting with integral double bow roller
  • Bulwark mounted teak cap rails through bolted to hull flange
  • Custom stainless steel breast plates for mooring line chafe protection
  • (6) Custom cast rail mount chocks for mooring cleats
  • (6) Stainless steel 10” mooring cleats
  • Custom stainless steel mast collar with multiple attachments for blocks
  • (2) Polished chrome 4” dorades on teak dorade caps with stainless steel guards
  • Polished stainless steel outboard genoa track for reacher
  • Companionway hatch sea hood with instrument pod
  • Match molded anchor locker lid with latch
  • Offshore ready, match molded, and gasketed cockpit seat hatches
  • Deck drains to waterline discharge, eliminates hull streaking
  • Teak housetop handrails
  • Manual cockpit mounted bilge pump
  • Hinge-down swim platform with a retracting stainless swim steel ladder
Design Dimensions$
LOA 40.7 ft (12.41 m)
LWL 36.4 ft (11.09 m)
Beam 13 ft (3.96 m)


Fin 7 ft (2.13 m)
Beavertail 5.92 ft (1.92 m)
Keel/Centerboard 4.75 ft (1.45 m)


Fin 18,854 lbs (8,552 kg)
Beavertail 20,104 lbs (9,119 kg)
Keel/Centerboard 4.75 ft (1.45 m)


Fin 5,500 lbs (2,495 kg)
Beavertail 6,750 lbs (3,062 kg)
Centerboard 8,600 lbs (3,901 kg)


Fuel 75 gal (283.9 l)
Water 120 gal (454.2 l)
Auxiliary 55 hp diesel
Berths 7


Sail Dimensions$
I, Self Tacking Jib 55.58 ft (16.94 m)
J, Self Tacking Jib 16.25 ft (4.95 m)
I, Reacher 59.33 ft (18.08 m)
P 53.25 ft (16.23 m)
E 16.5 ft (5.03 m)
Total Sail Area, ST Jib 890.9 sq ft (82.77 sq m)
Mainsail Area 439.3 sq ft (40.81 sq m)
Sail Area 150% Reacher 782.2 sq ft (72.67 sq m)
Bridge Clearance 64.25 ft (19.58 m)
Performance Ratios$
Ballast/Displacement 33.6
Displacement/Length 186.1
Sail Area/Displacement 19.3


Additional Information$
Designer Tim Jackett
CE approved for category "A" unlimited offshore  


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Hull Options$
  • Hull Color Paint Selection
  • Non-Standard Hull Color Paint Selection
  • Deck w/ Contrasting Sand Non-Skid
  • Non-Standard Boot Stripe Color
  • Two-color Cove Stripe
  • Hull Rubstrake – Teak
  • Hull Rubstrake –PVC
  • Deep Fin Keel
  • Centerboard Keel 
Interior Options$
  • Main Cabin – Leather
  • FWD/AFT Cabins Mattress Covers; Standard Fabric
  • FWD/AFT Cabins Mattress Covers; Ult-Leather or Ult Suede
  • Hatch Screens, Deck Hatches, Skyscreens
  • Hatch Screens, Companionway 
Deck Options$
  • Electric Primary Winches 53.2STEC
  • Teak Cockpit Table
  • Teak Cockpit Coamings
  • Teak Cockpit Sole 
Electrical Options$
  • Battery/Inverter Monitor
  • Upgrade Inverter to 2.5 KW true sine
  • 3 Cabin Fans
  • 5 Cabin Fans
  • 12v DC Outlets, 1 Nav/1 Helm
  • Generator – 3.5 KW 
Plumbing Options$
  • Dockside Pressure Washer
  • Hot and Cold Cockpit Shower
  • Deck Washdown System
  • Upgrade to Vaccu-Flush Head 
System Options$
  • Microwave Oven
  • 12V DC Evaporator Reefer System
  • Divided Holding Plate Refer/Freezer
  • Cruise Air Reverse Cycle AC System, 2 units 
Mechanical Options$
  • Bow Thruster 
  • Flat Screen HDTV Monitor, DVD, Mast Mount Antenna -includes above option
  • Additional Flat Screen HDTV Monitors 

Sailing Instruments

  • Raymarine i70 Additional Display Head


  • Raymarine C90W Multifunction Display GPS Receiver@ Nav
  • Raymarine C120W Multifunction Display GPS receiver@ NAV
  • Raymarine C90W Multifunction Display Repeater @ Helm
  • Pod for Plotter mounted at Helm, Add above prices
  • 4 KW 18” Digital Radome
  • Edson 3.5” Radar Mast w/ Antenna Bracket
  • Radar Mast Cockpit Flood Lights
  • Radar Mast Antenna Bracket(s)
  • Premium Edson Radar Mast w/ Leveler – includes above plus leveler
  • Radar Mast 30” Edson Lifting Crane
  • Scanstrut Self Leveling Backstay Mount Radar Bracket 
Rig Options$
  • Integral Split Backstay Adjuster
  • Spinnaker Gear Including Secondary Winches

Individual Separate Spinnaker Gear Options

  • Secondary Winches 46.2STC
  • Spin Halyard
  • Spin Padeyes Mounted on Toerail
  • 12’X1 1⁄4” Spin Pole Track w/ Forespar Car and Tagline System
  • Spin Pole Topping Lift
  • Telescoping Whisker Pole (FSPAR LC 13-24 UTS-UTR)
  • On Mast Whisker Pole Storage 
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The 4000 - Starting at $465,000

Embodying our leading technologies and advanced performance conveniences, the Tartan 4000 is truly an unrivaled experience. The only vessel to be awarded a double-headed win by Cruising World and Sailing World, the 4000 is a clear choice for discerning sailors. That’s why we’ve painstakingly ensured every inch is of the highest quality, from the carbon fiber boom and infused BPA epoxy composite hull to the stainless steel deck hatches and stowable teak cockpit table.

At Tartan Yachts, our commitment to design and engineering is based on total performance. It’s evident in every detail and appreciated on every journey. With features such as solid stock cherry cabinetry, wide side decks and molded bulwarks, the 4000 exceeds its value as a fine addition to any fleet.

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