The 42 has an enviable reputation of offering a superb smooth ride in conditions that would see other boats down at displacement speeds. Combined with excellent build quality, the Hardy 42 is an excellent cruising boat and it is rare for those sought after boats to come onto the used market. Achates has recently undergone a thorough cosmetic refit and service, and we recommend viewing.
Model and make of engines:
Twin Yanmar 6lY2-STE 420hp on shaft drives
Saloon – U-shaped seating all finished in dark blue Alcantara. Forward part of seating converts to forward facing high level seat for 2 people when underway.Teak side unit housing saloon
fridge plus storage for TV. Unique free standing saloon table which converts to low level coffee table. Floor access hatch to engine
Lower Helm – Fully adjustable
helm and navigators seats with suspension. Electronic engine controls, navigational instruments and overhead switch panel. Large chart table and chart locker on starboard side.
Galley – Full electric galley.
Ceramic hob with oven and separate microwave. Double s/s sink unit. Extensive lockers and fridge.
Exterior - Wide safe one level walk round decks with bulwarks and solid high s/s guard rail. Side and stern gate boarding points. Aft gate leads to boarding platform. Large lazerette aft deck storage locker. Quarter deck access from port and stbd, storage lockers, table and access to flybridge. Central upper helm position with navigational and engine instruments. Extensive lockers for storage of flybridge seating cushions.
Forward cabin – Large single berths with storage lockers drawer storage. Access to anchor locker behind mirror and watertight hatch. Opening roof window / hatch with fly screen and blind. En-suite forward heads with basin and shower.
Aft Cabin – Island double berth, vanity unit, wardrobes and draws. En-suite heads with basin and shower.
Mid cabin – Single berth with storage under. Wardrobe and drawer unit. En-suite access to forward heads
Factory fitted as standard
Teak decks throughout
Compass helm and flybridge
Diesel fired central heating system
Extra refrigerator in saloon
Vetus electronic engine and gearbox controls
Anchor and 60m chain cable
Holding tank for both toilets with electric pump out
Hot and cold transom shower
Flybridge console cover
Fenders and warps
Mace 6.5kw Diesel generator (240v AC)
Eltrim trim tabs
Factory fitted options and upgrades
Vetus hydraulic bow thruster
Hydraulic bathing platform for lifting dinghy
Aft deck table and seating
Yacht controller wireless docking system
Vetus hydraulic stern thruster
Aft deck light
Full size washer/dryer
Full flybridge cover
Raymarine satellite TV system
Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars they should not be relied upon as being accurate and are intended as a guide only and do not constitute any part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey.
Wroxham, Norfolk NR12 8RX