For Sale

2006 Robertson & Caine Leopard 40
Hull #27


Fort Lauderdale, Florida


"Tangent" is a fully cruise equipped Leopard 40 that has been continuously maintained and upgraded by attentive owners who have cruised her through the US East Coast, Bahamas, and the Eastern & Western Caribbean.  She has all the standard features of the 4 cabin, 2 head Leopard 40 which won Cruising World's "Boat of the Year Award" plus all of the cruising essentials that allow her crew to be totally self-sufficient and comfortable for coastal and offshore cruising.

"Tangent" has over $115,000 of upgrades and major projects since 2010 (excluding regular maintenance).

Highlights of Tangent's extensive inventory include (details below photo section):

- Solar 645W
- Watermaker 20gph
- Generator 6.5KW
- Outback power systems inverter/charger
- New 11' Hypalon Dinghy
- Full suite of electronics including digital radar and AIS transceiver
- Air conditioning with reverse cycle heat
- SSB radio and pactor modem
- Power winch conversion and main halyard led aft
- Symmetrical cruising spinnaker
- Chest freezer
- Three-quarter cockpit enclosure

Recent Upgrades

- New fuel tanks from Triple M Plastics
- New holding tanks from Triple M Plastics
- All new head plumbing
- New lower rudder bearings and improved rudder post design from JP3
- New LifeLine AGM batteries
- New trampoline

Scroll Below Photos for Detailed Specifications

At anchor
Antigua, West Indies

St. John, USVI

7.5 kts in the BVIs.  Great visibility from helm.

Leopard logo

Spacious salon and newly reupholstered cushions

Functional galley with bar extension into cockpit

Nav station above double refrigerator

4 cabin, 2 head layout

Forward cabin

Aft cabin

Roomy heads with electric toilets

Stall showers with glass door and updated fixtures

Roomy cockpit

Custom cockpit cushions

Three quarter cockpit enclosure.  Keeps rain and spray out of the cockpit.

Helm station with chartplotter, instrumentation, VHF remote

Dual winches at helm.  Outboard winch is electric.

11' WM Hypalon dinghy with 20hp Honda

20 gallon per hour watermaker control panel

Cruising spinnaker in sock

Northern Lights 6.5kw generator

645W solar panel array

Improved JP3 rudder bearing and tube

Volvo MD2030D and saildrives

Mast mounted Raymarine Digital Radar
Dual FCF air conditioners with reverse cycle heat

SeaFrost ETT refrigerator control panel upgrade


Underwater lights.  Tarpon love to entertain at night.

Custom stack pack

LED upgrade for salon, galley, and cockpit lighting

Fusion entertainment system

Icom SSB HF radio and Pactor III modem

Main halyard led aft to electric winch

Raymarine Electronics

- c90w chart plotter
- Digital Radar
- AIS650 AIS Transceiver
- ST6002 SmartPilot autopilot
- ST60+ Wind direction
- ST60+ Graphic display
- ST40 Depth display at nav station
- Ray 218 VHF with helm remote


- West Marine Hypalon 350 RIB (2015)
- Honda 20hp 4-stroke (2010)
- 6 gallon fuel tank with transom mounted fuel/water separator
- Teak engine mount on stern rail with engine lifting tackle


- Icom 802 Single Side Band HF Radio with AT140 tuner
- SCS PTC-IIIusb pactor modem
- BadBoy xtreme WiFi masthead mounted
- BadBoy Unleashed HP WiFi router


- Samsung 22" LCD TV with USB port for movies/music
- LG BluRay disc player with smart apps (Netflix, Vudu, etc.)
- Fusion MS-IP700 tuner with salon, cockpit, and bow speaker zones
- Shakespeare over-the-air HD TV antenna
- Epson wireless Airprint-enabled color printer/scanner/copier

Cruising Electrical Systems

- 645W hardtop mounted solar panels
- Outback Power Systems FM60 Inverter/Charger
- Outback Power Systems MPPT Charge Controller
- Outback Power Systems Mate Controller
- Northern Lights 6.5KW generator - approx 3800hrs (2010)

Galley and Plumbing

- CruiseRO SM20 Reverse Osmosis watermaker 20 gallons-per-hour
- SeaFrost refrigeration and upgraded ETT thermostat with digital temperature readout
- 80qt EdgeStar AC/DC chest freezer with remote temperature monitor
- Force 10 2-burner stove
- Double stainless sink
- Saltwater foot pump
- Two 6-gallon water heaters
- Jabsco accumulator tank
- SodaStream with external 5 lb CO2 tank
- Toaster/Coffee maker
- Magma BBQ grill
- Two 10lb LPG tanks (2014)

Ground Tackle and Docking

- Hector HC1012D windlass
- Rocna 25 anchor (55 lbs)
- 200' Acco G4 anchor chain
- 8 large fenders and docklines with chafe protectors
- 2 boat hooks
- Secondary anchor
- Fresh/salt water selectable washdown hose


- 4 person offshore life raft
- Flares
- Adventure Medical 1000 First Aid Kit
- SOS Dan Buoy 33 inflatable MOB device
- Spotlight
- Lifejackets and throwable PFD
- Three handheld VHF radios


- Volvo MD2030D with Volvo saildrives - approx 4700 hrs
- Racor primary filters
- New raw water pumps


- Three quarter cockpit enclosure with rollup shades
- Two FCF air conditioners with reverse cycle heat
- Fans in each cabin, salon, and galley
- Hatches all installed with OceanAir roller screen/shade
- Newly reupholstered salon cushions
- Custom cockpit cushions
- Salon side window shades


- Stanchion mounted kayak/paddleboard rack
- Four SeaBlaze3 blue/white underwater lights
- Extensive inventory of spare parts, pumps, and vessel specific tools
- Fishing gear/gaff and three stainless steel rod holders