Bavaria 42

Overall Length: 44ft 0in 13.4m Waterline: 36ft 6in 11.15m

Beam: 13ft 1in 3.95m Draught [cast lead fin & bulb]: 6ft 5in 1.95m

Displacement: 8400kg Ballast: 2800kg

Sail area: 19.87 sqm Engine: Volvo Penta MD22L 55hp diesel

Designer: J & J Builder: Bavaria Yachtbau Gmbh, Germany, 2001

Six berths in three cabins.

HIN: DE-BAVG 42U6D101 CE: 0062 Category A Ocean

Sails: Kemp 2001 mainsail and genoa, Kemp 2002 spinnaker.

Rig: Seldén aluminium mast, deck-stepped with in-mast furling, aluminium boom, spinnaker pole and stainless steel rigging, genoa roller furling system with twin luff groove, stainless steel pulpit, RORC guard rails and lifelines. 7/8 fractional rig with D1/D2 inners.

Engine: Volvo Penta MD22L raw water-cooled four-cylinder 55 hp marine diesel, serviced November 2017, delivers 6-10 knots. Consumption from 210-litre fuel tank is approximately 3.5 litres per hour at 1500 rpm. New in 2001 with 815 engine hours. The engine drives a fixed propeller and a 12-volt alternator charging four lead acid batteries [three domestic 180Ah plus one starter 88Ah].

Hull: GRP to Germanischer Lloyd standards with Kevlar fabric in collision endangered area and coat of isophthalic acid resin with powder-bounded glass mat to resist osmosis and keep laminate watertight. Keel blasted, epoxied and copper-coated November 2017. Teak-covered deck.

Deck gear: Two Harken electric self-tailing sheet winches, two Harken halyard winches. Wheel steering from pedestal in cockpit, Fortress main anchor with 50m chain and warp, electric Lofrans windlass, kedge anchor, mooring warps and fenders. Avon inflatable dinghy with 3.5hp Tohatsu petrol outboard motor. Blue sprayhood, boarding ladder and cockpit cushions.

Navigation equipment: Suunto binnacle compasses, Raymarine ST 60 Tri Data depth sounder, wind speed and direction indicator, Raymarine ST 60 Tri Data instrument display, Raymarine ST6000 type 100 autopilot, Raymarine GPS receiver, Nexus NX2000 VHF/DSC radio, Raymarine RL80 CRC combined chart plotter radar from pole-mounted scanner.

Electrical System:12V internal and external electric lighting system. Warm air heating by Eberspäecher Airtronic diesel oil-fired unit, ducted to the saloon and all cabins. 240V ring main for shore power. Navigation and anchor lights.

Safety Equipment: Six-man canister liferaft, lifelines on side decks, gas and smoke detectors, one electric and one manual bilge pump, four 2kg powder fire extinguishers and one 4kg powder fire extinguisher mounted in all cabins and engine bay with fire blanket and CO detector. Danbuoy. life buoys and life jackets with safety harnesses.

Accommodation: Fitted out in mahogany with immaculate original ultramarine upholstery and curtains. Saloon seating for 8 persons at the table. Pressurised hot and cold water system offers showers, heads and washbasins in two aft staterooms, each suitable for two people. Access to the aft head is from both the saloon and from aft cabins. Well appointed galley with pots, pans, crockery, Bavaria gimballed triple-burner gas cooker, Matsui electric microwave cooker, Coolmatic refrigerator, with stainless steel twin sinks and hot and cold pressurised water from 210-litre and 150-litre flexible water tanks. Grey water holding tank fitted under saloon seating.

BLUE MAGIC is a fine example of the well-known Bavaria combination of comfort and sailing performance. Her careful owner has decided to retire from the maintenance demands of yacht ownership.

In a 2000 review of the Bavaria 42 model Bob Perry of Sailing Magazine commented, "The fractional rig pushes the mast forward, and in this case, it moves the mast out of the middle of the main cabin and nestles it up against the forward bulkhead. From a sailing perspective the big sail is now on the boom and easily handled, especially if you go with a Leisure Furl boom, my favorite new piece of gear. With the mast and center of pressure of the mainsail forward, you can probably sail this boat reasonably well under mainsail alone, if you are feeling lazy. The spreaders are swept 18 degrees."

Offered VAT paid on the hard at the Bluepoint Marine Services, Liverpool Marina.

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GBP 52,000.00

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