Description: Swanson 42 EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION, MANY UPGRADES!
The Swanson 42 is renowned as a truely capable and comfortable Bluewater Cruiser. Professionally build to be exceptional strong and sea kindly, they continue to be enjoyed as both liveaboard and long range cruisers. This vessel is one of the best examples of the design we have come access. Having had 3 meticulous owners since its launch, it has been superbly maintained and upgraded. The original owner enjoyed both cruising and racing in the vessel, participating in at least 3 Sydney to Hobart races. The second owner cruised extensively through the Pacific including a voyage to New Zealand. Since coming to Hobart in 2011, the vessel has undergone significant upgrades and been professionally maintained by Able Marine. The most recent upgrades include NEW 2020 STANDING RIGGING, FURLER, AND MAST REFURBISHMENT, THE HULL, DECK, AND COACH HOUSE WERE PROFESSIONALLY REPAINTED AND NEW WINDOWS FITTED, IN 2022 THE ENTIRE INTERIOR WAS PAINTED, ALL THE OLD ELECTRICAL WIRING WAS REMOVED, AND ALL PLUMBING WAS REPLACED, THE ENGINE HAD A MAJOR SERVICE INCLUDING NEW ENGINE MOUNTS, BELTS, HOSES, AND IMPELLER ALL REPLACED, the list goes on! Over $40K has been spent over the last two years to bring this vessel up to an exceptionally high standard. This now presents an exceptional opportunity to enjoy a truely capable and comfortable vessel, with all the hard work already done!
Stepping inside, the interior of the vessel is light and airy, with fresh white finishes and quality timber trims. The spacious saloon features a stunning timber dinette, with seating for 8 in comfort on the neatly upholstered settees. The accommodation is truely impressive with a total of 9 berths! This includes a master cabin aft with a double and single, V-berth forward with two singles, single quarter berth in separate cabin, two single settee berths, and two coach house berths, almost all with lee cloths. With so much accommodation this is an ideal vessel for cruising with family or friends. The well appointed galley is to port and is equipped with a 3 burner gas stove with oven, stainless steel sink with pressurised water, and excellent bench space. There is also a NEW 2021 large portable fridge freezer unit. The package is complete with private bathroom with manual toilet and vanity.
The coach house is an excellent space for keeping watch, and enjoying the sights whilst underway. This area leads seamlessly into the full protected cockpit. The vessel is well set up for short handed sailing with the self tailing winches, furling headsail on a NEW 2020 Almast furler, and main in a boom bag with lazy jacks. The wide side decks provide easy acess forward, and there is an excellent storage space around the mast. There is also plenty of room on the bow to relax in the sun at your favourite anchorage.
This vessel is powered by a very well maintained Perkins 48HP Diesel Engine. Having received a major service in Jan 2022 it presents in excellent condition. This provides easy cruising at 6 to 7 knots.
With the freshly painted hull, impressive coach house, and so many upgrades, this vessel has a real 'wow' factor when you walk up to it. Whether you want to cruise in the channel, around Australia, or even further afield, this vessel can do it all with safety and in style! For more information please call Jo Breen on 0432031100 or John Radonic on 0459322862.
Derwent Boat Sales offers the information on this vessel including condition, in good faith as provided by the Owner/Vendor. While confident about the accuracy we cannot Guarantee or Warrant it but will assist any prospective purchaser verify this as part of the purchase process.
Hobart Region Kettering TAS
Walker & Jeffrey
42' - 12.80m
Keel / Ballast
Encapsulated Lead Keel
Fibreglass/GRP heavy GRP hull layup to 25mm on freeboard!
Fiberglass over Marine Ply
Perkins 1982 42HP Diesel Engine
Engine fully serviced by Hughes Marine in January 22.
New engine mount installed. Inter-cooler changed, new belts, new hoses, new impellers. Water tanks flushed and cleaned.
Approx 5 lt per hour
Bronze three blade prop, stainless propeller shaft, NEW 2013 Volvo drip-less shaft seal
Professional fit out in teak. Interior freshly painted early 2022.
Layout is designed for maximum no. Of berths. Can sleep up to 9 very comfortably, with a maximum of 11 if the dining seating is utilised. Lee cloths for all berths except main. There are 2 berths in the coach house, these are great for hot weather and when on watch. High and comfortable, great visibility and for getting out of the weather.
The stairs from the coach house lead down to the spacious saloon. Galley immediately to port. New Fridge/freezer and food storage to starboard.
To the rear of the steps there are two cabins, port and starboard with single berths. The starboard cabin has a berth and mattress but is also ideal as a storage/workshop area. The port cabin also has a single berth and has a locker for personal items. The house and engine batteries are located under the port berth. The engine area is located under the cockpit, behind the stairs and between the port and starboard cabins. There is very roomy access to the engine from both sides. The aft (main) cabin is accessed through the port cabin. Well ventilated with four portholes, great cross flow of air. It features a double bed, a settee, large blanket drawer under berth, and plenty of hanging space. Forward past the dining area to the port is a large chart table and drawer with overhead storage. The head is located on the starboard. Further along is another cabin with v/berth.
9: 2 x Coach house, 1 x saloon (¾), 1 x port, 1 x starboard, double aft, 2 x forward (V-berth)
Very functional galley comprising of a sink with electric pump fresh water. Hand pump salt water. Space for water maker tap (tap needs installing and under sink). Gimballed gas three burner stove with oven. Works well and has cooked plenty of meals for large numbers. Overhead storage for plates, cutlery draw and storage for pots/pans under counter and sink. Plenty of pantry storage over the fridge / freezer on the starboard side. More storage under seating for provisions and easily accessible storage above ¾ settee in saloon.
NEW 2021 portable 24/12v Fridge/freezer
Gimballed 3 burner gas stove and oven
Yes but needs plumbing to be reconnected.
Lavac head/holding tank
Blue Sunbrella cockpit cover with detachable clears on sides. These clears have interchange with insect/shade covers
CQR/plough anchor with 80m chain, marked every 5 meters.
Electric foot operated anchor winch forward with dedicated battery (battery located under aft berth).
Spare Danforth anchor with chain.
1 new electric, brand new manual pump yet to be fitted
3 Fire extinguishers, fire blanket
12V System through out
NEW 2022 Smartcharger,
NEW 2022 House battery,
NEW 2022 Engine Start battery,
All old wiring removed - The electrical system is in excellent order
Mast / Rigging
Aluminium mast and boom fully refurbished in 2020
NEW 2020 Standing Rigging,
NEW 2020 Almasts Roller furler,
42mm oversized sheet winches,
Two on mast winches
Major works recently completed:
Antifouled (Wattyl antifoul), Propeller and shaft professionally treated with Propspeed
Engine fully serviced by Hughes Marine in January 22. Including engine mount installed. Intercooler changed, new belts, new hoses, new impellers. Water tanks flushed and cleaned.
Interior fully repainted. New polycarbonate windows on the coach house, hatches and storm boards.
All varnished surfaces redone.
All window seals replaced and hatches serviced.
All plumbing replaced
Mast and boom refurbished, all standing rigging replaced.
Hull and coach house professionally fared and repainted, decks repainted,
The vessel has been professionally maintained by Able Marine in Kettering since 2014