Like so many Cobalts before, there is a subtleness to this boat that underlies its opulence. It has many details, but no more than necessary. It has flair, but not too much. And it has elegance, but nothing superfluous or showy.
The A40 crosses over between a number of definitions, because it does so many things, you could use it as a sport yacht, a day boat or even a — very — large runabout, and all those monikers could apply.
For instance, the cabin is fitted with elegant yet delightfully simple fixtures, from the faucet in the mini galley to the hatches, handles, and latches. They look good to the eye, feel solid to the touch, and yet exhibit aesthetic restraint.