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Broom Ocean 42

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Boat REF# 41571
removed from sale
Length 12.86m (42'2")
Year 1980
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 2 x diesel 253hp, Volvo TAMD 60B (1980)
Lying Holland


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Extra Details

Lying Holland
Fuel capacity 1,000.0 ltr (220.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 350.0 ltr (77.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 01/11/2007


Engine 2 x diesel 253hp
Engine make and model Volvo TAMD 60B (1980)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) Twin 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 18 knots
Max speed (approx) 23 knots
Generator output 4.5KVA

There are three types of electrical supply to this boat 24volt battery system charged from engine alternators, 240volt shore power, with battery charger and 240volt Diesel generator with direct switch over.
with recient Oil & Filter Changes, New Cutlass Bearings, New Anodes, New Impellors, Port engine after-cooler housing replaced, Gearbox Oil coolers Replaced, and all drive belts have been renewed.
2007 new engine injectors.


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Length 12.86m (42'2")
LWL 11.00m (36'1")
Beam 4.05m (13'3")
Draft Min 0.99m (3'3")
Draft Max 0.99m (3'3")
Displacement 22,730kg (50,119.7lbs)
Headroom 2.00m (6'7")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish

The Hull Deck and Superstructrure was built in 1980 by Aquafibre mouldings using hand laid glass fibre with an of white gelcoat finish the craft was then fitted out by C.J.Broom in Brundle Norfolk. All these craft were built using materials carrying Lloyds approval.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 4
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Accommodation on the Ocean 42 is cavernous offering six berths in three dedicated sleeping cabins, with the owners aft double cabin containing a double Island bed wardrobes and his and hers vanity units also this cabin enjoys en-suit facilities, the two forward cabins share separate heads, and shower compartments There is warm air heating to all cabins. The large saloon newly fitted with parquet flooring has a large settee to starboard which will offer an additional berth by way of the saloon table, again the saloon area offers copious amounts of storage to include a drinks cabinet and glass rack. All upholstery and interior joinery is in very good condition throughout.

3 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick

Combined Raymarine Radar/ Plotter RL80C Pathfinder with Repeater Instrument New 2004.
2 x VHF Radio’s 1 x Intercom / Hailer System
Neco Autopilot,
Sestral Steering compass
Nasa Navtex weather system
Garmin 128 GPS
Seafarer 501 Depth sounder
VDO Analogue Sum Log.

Deck Gear

Rode tick
Fenders tick
Davits tick

Electric windlass
1 anchors
17.00m (55'9") of chain
Plastimo dinghy (2004)
4hp outboard (2001)

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Searchlight tick
Horn tick

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 electric)

Liferaft in Cradle
2x Perrybouy Life Rings
Fire Extinguishers, with remote operation for engine compartment
Gas and Carbon monoxide alarms
Radar Reflector
Deck Wash/Fire Pump on Foredeck
Full Navigation Lights

Broker's Comments

A stunnung long distance or live aboard cruiser, well maintained.
She offeres all the comforts of home on the water with spacious living accommodation and is ideal for the whole family to cruise in comfort.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Broom Ocean 42 has been personally photographed and viewed by Phil of Boatshed Kent. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.