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Broom Ocean 42

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Boat REF# 145524
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 12.80m (42'0")
Year 1982
Construction GRP
Underwater profile semi-displacement
Berths 6
Engine 2 x Diesel 235hp, volvo TAMD60B (1982)
Lying Norfolk Broads


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Extra Details

Designer John Bennett
Builder Aquafibre / Brooms
Lying Norfolk Broads
Fuel capacity 1,363.6 ltr (300.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 636.4 ltr (140.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 204.5 ltr (45.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 2 x Diesel 235hp
Engine make and model volvo TAMD60B (1982)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze 24inch
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 14 knots
Max speed (approx) 22 knots

New Eberspacher D5 installed Aug.2010
Recent lights,sockets & switches
Timed heaters to engine room
Upgraded toilets along with Shower mixers,Taps & Wastes, 1200w Inverter.
(Please note that speeds are approx.)


LOA 12.80m (42'0")
Beam 4.27m (14'0")
Draft Max 0.99m (3'3")
Airdraft 3.20m (10'6")
Headroom 1.98m (6'6")
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

24 volt, 9 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction GRP
Underwater profile semi-displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish

Fuel tanks are stainless steel & total = 300 gallons
All sizes are approximate including Air Draft

The hull was treated with the WEST SYSTEM Oct 2008

High standard of workmansip thoughout with Teak woodwork. Built by Aquafibre and has had many upgrades since by the 4 only owners. Many extras above the standard build, Sliding windows to the flybridge, extra deck cleats, Bow Boarding Ladder,
Noise Baffels installed in the Chain Locker, low level lighting and the list goes on!

New canopy fitted by Brooms


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 4
Handbasin 2
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick

Aft cabin has a large en suite with separate shower.
Heated towel rail.
The Galley has a good amount of storage options, The fridge is a new large Isotherm with a freezer
New Spinflo Cooker with glass top
New large sink & drainer with chopping board
Panasonic Microwave.
A comfortable salon area with ample seating.
The mid cabin is quite large with dressing table & stowage.
Separate shower and heads and the forward cabin has escape hatch onto the forward deck

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

2 x fixed VHF Radios & 1 x Icom Hand held
Raythron C120 Radar / Sat Nav with Europe Chip
Vetus 160 kgf Bowthruster fitted 2008

Deck Gear

Spray dodgers tick
Sun awning tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick
Bow Thruster tick

Electric lowrance windlass (with remote control)
1 anchors
15.00m (49'3") of chain
Screen Washers and deck wash fitted but cannot confirm operation.
Various fillers around the deck, water / fuel but a nice touch is the engine oil fill on the starboard.
Boarding ladders can be clipped either side and of course the nice sized one on on the transom & Bow.

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 Electric)

BSS expires Feb.2014
Bespoke hinged Bow Boarding Ladder

Broker's Comments

A very good example from this well known builder and full credit to the owners in having her regularly maintained to a high standard.
36 were built and this one is Build no.22
Only now with the fourth owner from new this one was built for a well known Holiday Company owner.
As soon as you step aboard you can see that this is a very spacious boat having a single level deck which is good for mooring. I also liked the side deck access with the recessed step and also being able to have the boarding ladder to hand.
Many upgrades have been fitted for user friendly handling and 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 Keith of Boatshed Norfolk. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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