De Groot 42

£34,750.00 ReducedUnder-Offer

  • Boat REF#  ·  257424
  • Length  ·  13.33m
  • Year  ·  1974
  • Construction  ·  Steel
  • Underwater profile  ·  Full-Displacement
  • Sleeping berths  ·  6
  • Engine  ·  2 x diesel 80hp, Mercedes OM 314 (1974)
  • Lying  ·  Loddon
Boatshed Norfolk
Boatshed Norfolk
Geoff Jaquest

Extra Details

Builder De Groot of Holland
Lying Loddon
Fuel capacity 1,600.0 ltr (352.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 1,600.0 ltr (352.0 USG) Total - 5 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 75.0 ltr (16.5 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 21/08/2017


Engine 2 x diesel 80hp
Engine make and model Mercedes OM 314 (1974)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze (Rope Cutters)
Fuel consumption (approx) 10.0 ltr (2.2 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 7 knots
Max speed (approx) 10 knots

3000 hours engine use since rebuild in 2000.
Filter change (12) June 2015
8 new anodes 2017
Video of engines being started from cold showing oil pressures and also sown at running temps from both upper and lower hemp positions are shown in the media section.


Length 13.33m
LWL 12.72m
Beam 3.81m
Draft Min 1.07m
Draft Max 1.07m
Headroom 1.90m
Storage In water

Electrical Systems

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


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

Taken out of the water every 3 years to have hull cleaned, 5 primer coats, 2 intermediary coats and 2 topcoats below water line.
Last out 2017 when re surveyed.
Overall length inc bathing Platform is 44ft
Lengthe without Bathing Platform is 42ft
Length of hull in the water is 40ft.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 2
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Electric)

1 Eberspacher and 1 webasto diesel fired heating systems

4 burner propane Stove


Cabin heating
Pressurised water system
Hot water system

1 Eberspacher and 1 webasto diesel fired heating systems

4 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover
Swim Platform
Swim Ladder
Instrument Covers
Cockpit Enclosure
Bow Thruster

Electric lofrans windlass
2 anchors
150.00m of chain
Folding upper Windows and folding radar arch and mast.

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio
Chart plotter
Navigation lights
Depth sounder

Underfloor gas detection

Safety Equipment

Fume detector
Life buoys

4 bilge pumps (0 manual / 4 electric)

BSC Until 2021

Broker's Comments

Dutch Steel cruiser kept in good condition by her previous owners.
She is a very clean boat with exceptionally clean engines and bilges.
She had a full pre purchase survey in
She was recently used a s a "live aboard" by her current owners and she is an ideal long stay cruiser with heating and 240v shore power.
A good size galley with 4 burner cooker is on the port side opposite a newly created dining area.
There are 2 new extra large poly water tanks.
The current mooring is available should the new owner wish to keep her in her present location near Loddon Norfolk.
This boat has a very welcoming feel and is an ideal retreat either permanently or to escape the busy lifestyle.
She is Broads Licensed and has a BSC until 2022.
Anyone looking to enjoy serious longer term cruising abroad or wanting a luxury live
aboard this boat has to be seen.
There is a full photographic record of the intensive upkeep of this boat along with original manuals, service history and so on.
She has new upholstery, had blinds fitted to all windows and had 2 new electric toilets fitted.
The mooring is available at a cost of only £1600 per annum.
You could be living aboard for an all in cost of only £50 per week!

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

This De Groot 42 has been personally photographed and viewed by Geoff 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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