Exploring The Blue is a great example of the popular Mainship 40' and makes a wonderful coastal cruiser with the ability to get up and go faster if the need presents itself. She would make a great coastal cruiser on the ICW or to do the Great Loop or to travel across to the Bahamas and Caribbean.
The saloon is entered from the covered aft deck through a single door that opens wide with two accordion panels. To port is a large leather sofa with storage under. There is a Supersonic flat panel 22" TV w/ built in DVD player and a Bose surround sound system for entertainment. The saloon has multiple opening windows that make it airy and bright. The desirable teak and holly sole floors give it a nautical feel.
The galley in along the starboard side of the saloon. It's main features are:
There is ample storage in drawers and cabinets as well as a built in trash compartment with counter top access for ease while cooking. Port from the galley is a built in dining area with large settee forward and two stools that comfortably seats four.
The lower helm is forward of the galley. It has a convenient sliding door to access the outside deck. Forward are two opening side windows. In conjunction with the center windshield window opening they provide plenty of breeze while out on the hook.
The master stateroom is down three steps from the saloon area and forward. It features a modified centerline queen bed. There is a double hanging locker and additional storage in cabinets and drawers. Two opening ports and a Bowmar hatch over the bed make the room bright. There is private access to the head from the master stateroom.
The head is down from the saloon and to starboard. It can be accessed through a door in the hallway or from the master stateroom. It has a Vacuflush head, stainless steel sink, Corian countertops and walk-in shower that is a short bath tub with glass door. A large opening port in addition to a Bowmar hatch keep the head bright and ventilated.
The guest stateroom is to port across form the head. It features twin berths. There is ample storage in a hanging locker and overhead cabinets. There is an opening port and a Bowmar hatch to provide light and ventilation.
The flybridge is accessed from steps on the aft deck. It features a large area shaded with a bimini. In addition to the helm chair there is a large L-shaped settee to port and a settee to starboard. Both seating areas have seats that face forward. Aft of the seating area is a summer kitchen complete with sink and Jenn-Air range and ice maker. There is a small table aft for dining alfresco.
SidePower Bow & stern thrusters