MABALEL - Sparkman & Stephens 42

Price & Location

GBP 55,000 Year: 1976 Location: Abertawe, Swansea


A classic 1976 cruiser/passage maker. Ample accommodation for 6 people. Clear wide decks, wheel house protection offering all weather sailing. She is CAT 3 Coded. Engine upgraded 2015, running rigging replaced 2015, standing rigging replaced 2015, 2 sets of sails, twin forestay, bow thruster.

Famous and well proven Sparkman and Stephens design with excellent sea keeping ability.

Technical Info

Cruising Speed: 7 kn
Max Speed: 10 kn
LOA: 12.42 m
Beam: 3.2 m
Min. Draft: 1.8 m
Max Draft: 1.8 m
Windlass: Electric
Fuel Tanks #: 2
Fuel Tanks Cap.: 200 L
Fresh Water Tanks #: 1
Fresh Water Tanks Cap.: 400 L
Number of single berths: 1
Number of double berths: 3
Number of Cabins: 2
Number of Heads: 1

Engine Make: Perkins (installed 2015)
Engine Model: 4108
Primary Engines: Inboard
Drive Type: Stern Drive

Full Spec

Spars and Sails
3x Genoa's
1x Spinnaker
1x Storm Jib
2x Main sails
2x Mizzen
Standing rigging replaced 2015
2 sets of running rigging
2 sets of sail covers
Twin forestay

Mechanical and General
Perkins 4108 installed 2015
Stern gland replaced 2016
3 blade fixed prop 2015
Spare gear box

3x Batteries (2015)
Rutland wind generator
240v battery charging
240v generator
240v electrical installation
12v lighting throughout
2x12v water pumps
Hot and cold water

Navigation Equipment
Standard Horizon GPS 180 plotter
3x VHF 1x Standard horizon in wheel house 1x Furno at chart table and 1x Icon hand held
Raytheon radar
Focus (B&G) depth and log
Navigation lights
2x compasses

Deck Equipment
2x Anchor 1x CQR 45lb and 1x Bruce anchor (spare)
35m approx. chain
Electric windlass
Bow thruster
6x Winches in wheel house
2x Deck winches
2x Hatches new 2015 1x forward cabin 1x aft cabin
Double bow roller

7 Berth over 2 cabins and saloon.
Twin berth forward cabin
Electric heads with sink.
1x Double berth 1x Single berth in saloon
Flat screen TV with DVD player
Radio with speakers
Galley with microwave, Plastimo 3 ring hob, grill and oven
12v fridge
12v condensing fridge freezer
Wheel house with seating to port and starboard
Stateroom with massive double bed and panoramic views.
Chart table and navigation centre
Rear heads under construction.
12v lighting throughout

Safety Equipment
10x Life jackets (new)
2x Life rings
Life raft on with hydrostatic clip
2x Down buoy
MOB recovery (dog catcher)
4x Fire extinguishers
1x Fire blanket
2x Fladum survival suits
8x Thermal survival suits
1st aid kit
3x Bilge alarms
5x Bilge pumps (1x electrical 4x Manual)
Gas safe certificate
2x Co2 and smoke alarms

6 Man inflatable dingy
Jonson outboard
This is a CAT 3 coded boat with 2 years left on coding
Would make an ideal live aboard/project boat.