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Bruce Roberts Spray 42

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Boat REF# 63214
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 12.80m (42'0")
Year 1984
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 6
Engine 1 x Diesel 62hp, Leyland Tempest (unknown year)
Lying British Virgin Islands


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Extra Details

Designer Bruce Roberts
Builder O.L. Silvester
Lying British Virgin Islands
Fuel capacity 1,181.8 ltr (260.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 63.6 ltr (14.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 01/09/2007


Engine 1 x Diesel 62hp
Engine make and model Leyland Tempest (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.2 ltr (0.7 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 7.5 knots
Generator output 2KVA
Water-maker tick

Kiss Marine wind generator. 4 Solar panels. 1500 Hart inverter and battery charger. 2KW Honda portable genset. Leyland Tempest has 2700 Engine hours. 6 Gel 620 amp house batteries & 105 Amp starting battery. The yacht is wired for both European and North American shore power connectivity.


LOA 12.80m (42'0")
LWL 11.58m (38'0")
Beam 4.39m (14'5")
Draft Min 1.37m (4'6")
Draft Max 1.37m (4'6")
Airdraft 15.01m (49'3")
Displacement 15,873kg (35,000.0lbs)
Headroom 1.93m (6'4")
Storage On marina


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Ketch rigged Wood spars (1984) with stainless steel standing rigging (unknown year)


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Mainsail Super Sailmakers - Slab (2008)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Staysail (unknown year)
Genoa (unknown year)
Storm Jib (unknown year)
Mizzen (unknown year)

Self- tacking staysail. Whisper pole. Oregon pine spars ( hollow box construction). Main & Mizzen Doyle stack pack covers. 4 Anderson winches.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 7 batteries charged by: engine, wind generator, solar panels, generator


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish Gelcoat finish

Decks are fibreglass over plywood. Hull awlgripped white 2003; deck anti-skid 2004. Exterior brightwork redone in 2008. Hardtop bimini fitted new in 2006 with horn and interior lighting


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 2
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Vac flush)
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Force 10 Cooker new 2006. Adler Barbour Fridge & Freezer with 18 gallon capacity. Little Wonder Water Maker 160 gallons per day. 3 gallon hot water heater. 3 air -conditioning units.

3 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

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Two Raymarine Auto- pilots ST7001 Plus & 4000 Plus. ICOM SSB 710. One Horizon VHF & One ICOM VHF. Autohelm 24 mile Radar. Autohelm wind, speed, depth and distance instruments. Magellan and Raymarine Chartplotters. Garmin 76GSX GPS. Weems & Plath clock, barometer & tide instrumentation.

Deck Gear

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5 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Electric Lofrans Tigress windlass
3 anchors
(2 CQR & 1 Fortress)
15.24m (50'0") of chain
30.48m (100'0") of warp
Caribe 10' dinghy (unknown year)
15hp outboard, Yamaha, Short Shaft (unknown year)
Adjustable dinghy dive platform fitted 2006. Spreader lights for transom, bow and navigation

Safety Equipment

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2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Yard built in South Africa by OL Silvestre, this pristine 42’ Cutter Ketch has a proven blue water pedigree and has been sailed from Africa to the USA and down through the islands to Venezuela. Robustly constructed, the Spray 42 was designed to meet the challenges of heavy seas and has been fitted with extra high pulpits and lifelines with 8” bulwarks all round for safety. The boat is perfectly equipped as a live aboard with water maker, solar panels and wind generator and has a work room for on-going repairs and parts storage . The bright sides were redone in 2008 and the both the interior and exterior varnish work are impeccable throughout, especially the Brazilian mahogany cabin flooring, which is representative of the time and effort spent in keeping this yacht in immaculate condition . A survey dated August 2007 is available for inspection.

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Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Bruce Roberts Spray 42 has been personally photographed and viewed by Adam of Boatshed BVI. 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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