Fiberglass hull, LOA 40′, 12′ beam, 2′ 10″ draft. This vessel is of houseboat design.

She has a large main cabin with helm forward to starboard, midship starboard side galley complete with table and chairs, and a settee bench to port. There are port and starboard cabin sliding entry doors to access the bow, and sidedecks. The aft cabin has a sliding double berth to port with storage below it, and shelving on starboard side. The portside head has a tub and shower, sink and vanity.

She has a good sized  6′ X 12′ aft deck with hatch access to the main engines, may be made to run or easily replaced with an outboard to satisfy marina requirements for self propelled. She has a 28′ X 8′ boatdeck with upper helm controls, bimini frame and some canvas.

Self propelled originally by a pair of MerCruiser V8 engines with vee drives. She needs work to be in “move-in ready condition”, we may be able to help you secure liveaboard moorage on the lake. Monthly fees ( + /-) approx $650 on a month to month basis which includes moorage/liveaboard fee/water/trash/basic electricity.

This vessel was built in Everett Washington by Cruise-A-Home in 1978. She carries official Washington State Registry number WN 597 BJ, and HIN # is CAH40258M78E. Clear title and a recent price reduction to entice the next owner.

Please call Rick Wallace at 206.313.1761 or email [email protected] to inspect this boat.


Photo Gallery: 40′ Cruise A Home Corsair 1978


Full Specs: 40′ Cruise A Home Corsair 1978

  • Boat Name: Refuge
  • Year: 1978
  • Located in Seattle, WA
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Twin Gas


  • LOA: 40 ft 0 in
  • Beam: 12 ft 0 in
  • Minimum Draft: 2 ft 10 in
  • Bridge Clearance: 15 ft 6 in
  • Headroom: 6 ft 6 in


  • Engine Brand: MerCruiser
  • Engine Model: 350
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: V Drive
  • Propeller: 3 blade propeller
  • Cruising Speed: 16 knots
  • Maximum Speed: 24 knots
  • Year Built: 1978
  • Trim Tabs


  • Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (50 Gallons)
  • Fuel Tanks: 2 (100 Gallons)
  • Holding Tanks: 1 (35 Gallons)


  • Number of double berths: 1
  • Number of heads: 1

Electrical Equipment

  • Electrical Circuit: 110V

Outside Equipment/Extras

  • Electric windlass

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.