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Spencer 42 Sloop

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Boat REF# 121321
removed from sale
Length 12.80m (42'0")
Year 1966
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 50hp, Yanmar (2005)
Lying Seattle - Shown by Appointment


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Extra Details

Lying Seattle - Shown by Appointment
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Fuel capacity 227.3 ltr (50.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 227.3 ltr (50.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Deadrise unknown


Engine 1 x diesel 50hp
Engine make and model Yanmar (2005)
Engine Hours engine1:   598
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.7 ltr (0.6 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots
Engine spares tick
Water-maker tick

This vessel has had only three owners, with the last two within the same family for over 21 years. The boat has enjoyed this constancy of ownership and appears to have been maintained to perfection.
New wiring includes complete 12V and 120V panels, three battery banks and battery charger.

Engine replaced professionally in 2005.


Length 12.80m (42'0")
LWL 10.97m (36'0")
Beam 3.44m (11'4")
Draft Max 1.83m (6'0")
Airdraft 15.85m (52'0")
Displacement 8,617kg (19,000.0lbs)
Headroom 1.89m (6'2")
Storage On marina


Sloop rigged Wood spars (1966) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (1993)


Reefing mainsail - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail - Hank On (unknown year)
Other sails Jib (unknown year)
Genoa (unknown year)
Storm Jib (unknown year)
Storm Try (unknown year)
Cruising Spinnaker (unknown year)
roller furling Genoa (unknown year)
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Sails include (1) main sail, (1) jib, (1) genoa, (1) storm jib, (1) storm try, (1) cruising spinnaker, (1) roller furling genoa (but no furling unit).
Rigging, wood mast and spars all appear to be in excellent condition.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Gelcoat finish

Total LOA 42' 2"

Solid fiberglass sloop rigged blue water cruiser.
In excellent condition and apparently well maintained. Current owner is the third owner. This vessel has been to Alaska, Mexico and Hawaii and is ready to go again.


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
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6'6" headroom.

Mahogany interior with new cushions, sleeps 5, has new Seaward propane range and new freshwater system. Comfortable seaberths for long range cruising.

V Berth forward sleeps two, port side features settee that converts to large lower berth and upper berth.
This vessel features the LecraSan Type One waste treatment system (legal no holding tank system.)

3 burner diesel Stove

Nav Equipment

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Vessel is equipped SSB radio and all navigation equipment is in working order.

Deck Gear

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2 halyard winches
3 sheet winches
Electric Ideal windlass
2 anchors
(CQR 44lbs + 45lbs Danforth)
91.44m (300'0") of chain
Solid deck construction appears in excellent condition with no soft spots or damage evident to my examination.

Safety Equipment

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3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 electric)

Broker's Comments

This Spencer 42 Sloop is remarkable for her age -- she's in much better condition than I am! She's had loving owners who've maintained her well. This Spencer 42 has a factory-finished interior. Hull and decks are solid fiberglass -- these boats were built to last. If you want to cruise this spring, this is the vessel for you -- she's ready to go! And she's priced right to sell. Call to view as soon as possible.

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

This Spencer 42 Sloop has been personally photographed and viewed by Randy Hacker of Boatshed Seattle. 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.